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1. About Indian Plastics Institute 2
1.1 Background 2
1.2 Objects 2
1.3 Membership 3
1.4 Activities and Plans 3
2. Educational Programme 4
2.1 Introduction 4
2.2 Programme Objectives 5
2.3 Benefits of Programme 5
3 The Courses 6
3.1 Duration & Contents of Diploma Course 6
3.2 Duration & Contents of Certificate Course 6
3.3 Completion of the Courses 6
4. Admission - Eligibility and Selection Criteria 7
4.1 Eligibility and Selection Criteria 7
5 Minimum Educational Requirements for Admission 8
6 Term Certification 9
7 Examination - Eligibility, Evaluation & Certification 10
8 Fees 13
9 Prizes and Awards 13
10 Recognition 13
11 Enquiries 14
12 Methodology 15
13 Faculty 15

NOTE: Course Contents & Syllabus are given separately.

Plastics). 2 . INDIAN PLASTICS INSTITUTE INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS ON PART TIME DIPLOMA / CERTIFICATE COURSE IN PLASTICS 1 ABOUT INDIAN PLASTICS INSTITUTE 1. London) was conducting LPRI Course of PRI London and has trained about 2000 members. now merged with Institute of materials (IOM). To form and organise a strong professional body of those connected or concerned with plastics. technology & engineering of plastics. natural and synthetic high polymers and other related materials. natural and synthetics high polymers and related materials b. as Indian section of PRI (Plastics & Rubber Institute. Before starting DIPI (Diploma of Indian Plastics Institute) Course IPI. the art. To advance & develop for the benefit of its members & the public. which was established in 1963 as an Overseas Section of PRI London.1 Background: Indian Plastics Institute (IPI) is a technical professional body registered in 1985 as a Public Trust as the successor to Plastics & Rubber Institute (Indian Section. 1. science. under the overall supervision of the Governing Council. divided into 5 Regions • WESTERN REGION • EASTERN REGION • CENTRAL REGION • NORTHERN REGION • SOUTHERN REGION Each Region is looked after by a Regional Advisor. IPI has 11 Chapters and 8 Sub-Chapters in all major Centers with over 2500 members spread all over India.2 Objects: The main objects of the Institute are: a.

LIFE. in providing affordable Healthcare. STUDENT AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBER Facilities are provided to IPI Members with qualification and Experience for upgrading their Memberships to Professional Member (MIPI) and Fellow Member (FIPI). London and based on their qualification. natural and synthetic high polymers and other related materials as eco-friendly materials with excellent recyclability and their contribution in conserving natural resources and saving energy. ORDINARY. can get follow grades of IOM membership : 3 . PATRON. experience and contribution to the plastic industry.3 Membership: IPI has a membership of over 2500 spread all over India and one of its objects is to increase this by at least 10% every year. Natural and synthetic high polymers and related materials. supervise. IPI members have also an opportunity of getting affiliated with Institute of Materials. natural and synthetic high polymers and other related materials and in related technical and non-technical subjects including finance and management thereof. The membership is open to anyone interested and connected with plastics. storage and handling of products in infrastructure development. in economizing construction costs. d. To institute. To project plastics. e. c. and more and more employers recognize this as showing professional competence. natural and synthetic high polymers and related materials in various fields of national l economy and the role they play in improving agricultural productivity and in cost effective protection. natural and synthetic high polymers and related materials so as to remove myths and misconceptions arising out of ignorance and to educate public. 1. advise upon and advance the standards and methods of education and training at all levels in the fields of plastics. To disseminate for public awareness all relevant information about plastics. To project the vital contribution of plastics. The membership consists of several categories as under: DONOR. preservation. NGOs and policy makers and the media about the beneficial role plastics play in improving overall quality of life. f.

• Visits to Industries. 1. Mysore and Coimbatore have been conducting this course.4 Activities and Plans: The major activities of IPI are aimed to spread knowledge. Laboratories & Research Institutes • Visits to National & International fairs & Exhibitions.National and international. for members to get registered with Engineering Council. Incorporated Engineer and Engineering Technician. • Symposia / Seminars . IPI has evolved an education course leading to Diploma of Indian Plastics Institute (DIPI).1 Introduction : As a part of its education. training and manpower development programmes. IPI Chapters at Mumbai. • Workshop on specific subjects. Madras. K. IPI as a part of its major objectives devotes considerable resources on conducting the following activities at its various Chapters. This course was introduced in June1987 and the first examination of this course was conducted in June1988. To further its objectives IPI is working hand in hand with many organizations and institutions having common cause both in India and Abroad. IPI has a very ambitious programme for manpower development so as to fulfill the ever-increasing need of the fast growing plastics industry. 4 . improve professional status and build up trained manpower for the plastics industry. AMIM : Associate Members of Institute of Materials MIM : Member of Institute of Materials FlM : Fellow of Institute of Materials The ordinary & student members can also upgrade their IOM Membership status. both short & long term. • Training Programmes & Educational Courses. • Brainstorming session on newer developments & opportunities. 2 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME 2. • Lectures on various subjects by experts from all over the world. IOM has arrangements with Engineering Council. Delhi. as Chartered Engineers. U.

This course is very much different from the DPRI Course conducted earlier by the Plastics and Rubber Institute London. • Manufacture of plastic raw materials and end products. 5 . 2. The participants will be trained for understanding of • Plastics materials. and limitations. their properties. • Avail opportunity for career advancement without break in service. In order that people working in the Plastic Industry can avail of an opportunity of upgrading I improving their technical managerial skills.3 Benefits of Programme: To Individual: • Develop and improve career prospects. and are interested in obtaining specialised knowledge of plastics to pursue their career in the plastics industry. 2. • Provide Technical skill for aspiring entrepreneurs. tooling and processing techniques. it is somewhat in line with the LPRI Course of PRJ London. • Plastic Products design. This diploma course is specially designed to meet the requirements of Indian Plastics Industry. This course is designed to cater to the needs of technical manpower at supervisory levels of fast growing plastics industry. • Industrial Management. • Polymer additives and compounding. • Processing equipment’s. this course is organised on part time basis The institute proposes conduct this course at all the Chapters to meet trained manpower requirement of the Plastic Industry in different parts of the country. • Mould / Die Design and Fabrication. This programme will also be ideally suited for aspiring entrepreneurs in plastics filed.2 Programme objectives: The educational programme is organised to impart and /or improve technical skills of in service personnel working in the Plastics Industry and also for those who have undergone the general educational programmes of various Institutes/Universities etc. However. • Testing & Evaluation of Plastics materials & end products. applications.

However curriculum stipulates the required assignment to be completed. • Benefit people from other disciplines to understand plastics engineering and technology.3 Completion of the Courses : The minimum duration required for the completion of the Courses will be 1year. 6 . Theory : 180 hours Practical & assignment : 180hours 3. and Engineering Council.2 Duration & Contents of Diploma Course: The Certificate Course will comprise of theory sessions & practical hours of duration as mentioned in the syllabus. 3 THE COURSES 3. • Upgrade professional status through Institute affiliation such as IOM. Since these Courses are meant for persons working in the industry. To Industry : • Train their employees without disturbing work system. the participants will have an option of pursuing the courses by clearing papers part by part instead of clearing all the papers at one sitting. • Develop trained technical manpower and upgrade their skills. 3. • Keep abreast of modern technological advancements. This time limit will be effective from the date of enrollment of the candidate for the course. • Improve work quality and productivity. • Develop use of correct practices.1 Duration & Contents of Diploma Course: The DIPI Course will comprise of theory and practical sessions with approximate hours of teaching as follows. London. However all the four papers will have to be cleared in a maximum time span of 3 years.

industrial I professional experience possessed and so also personal interviews held by the Chapters. The decision of the IPI Chapters regarding admission will be treated as final. Candidates undergoing IPI Courses should observe the rules and regulations of the Institute. 7 . Applications for admission must be made in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by true copies of certificates and other documentary evidence/testimonials called for therein. c. The minimum and maximum number of candidates that will be admitted. and other fees stipulated by IPI from time to time. i. The Chapter Education Committee reserves the right to refuse or cancel the admission of any candidate and their decision shall be final in this respect. 5 to obtain admission to the Courses. d. b. Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.4 ADMISSION 4. The selections of candidates for the courses will be strictly as per merit. j. Incomplete and /or late applications received will be rejected and decision of the Chapter Education Committee shall be final with regard to the acceptance or rejection of the applications. a member of IPI. On selection for admission. h. g. candidates will be required to pay the full tuition fee. Otherwise they will be liable for disciplinary action. Candidates seeking admission to the Courses should necessarily be.1 Eligibility and selection criteria : a. e. each time will be decided by the Chapters running the Courses. IPI Membership fee. f. Applicants having experience in plastics industry and those who are sponsored by the industry will be given preference for admission. The applicants must meet the requirements specified under item No. based on the percentage of the marks obtained at the qualifying examination.

But minimum 1 year (iv) fication with Science subjects experience in Plastics Industry desirable 12th Standard and Science Minimum of 2 year (v) With PPOT Certificates experience in Plastics Industry 12th Standard Science with Minimum of 3 years (vi) ITI / NCVT Certificates in experience in Plastics any trade Industry 12th Standard Science Minimum of 3 years (vii) experience in Plastics Industry Understanding English language.5 MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION 5. BSc. 8 . should meet any one of the following requirements:- Educational Qualification Practical Experience Diploma in any branch of (i) Not essential Engineering / Technology Post Diploma in any branch of (II) Not essential Engineering / Technology Educational Qualification Practical Experience Degree in Engineering / (iii) Not Essential Technology Not essential.1 The candidates seeking admission to DIPI & Certificate Courses. or Equivalent Quali. Conversant to understand read & write about (viii) Not Essential Drawings of plastic molds in the event of appearing for the DIPI Diploma course.

6.6 The decision pertaining to granting or non -granting of the term shall be with the concerned Chapter. Chapters running the Courses will ensure the completion of the Course requirements as per curriculum within the time span specified 6.4 Only those candidates who comply w1th requirements under para 6. 6.6 TERM CERTIFICATION. 6. 6.3 will be entitled for grant of their terms and subsequent entry to the examination.5 Candidates whose terms are not certified in particular subject due to non-compliance of term grant requirements will be declared as defaulter for that subject and will be disallowed from appearing at examination in that paper. They also would be required to complete their term work in full. 6.3 Candidates will be required to put in minimum attendance of 70 percent each in theory and practical classes. 9 .2 The minimum duration of the Courses will be 1year. Also passed in the midterm examination.1 The scheme of instructions and examinations for DIPI Course and Certificate Courses have been furnished separately in the Syllabus. Such candidates will have to repeat a fresh term in that subject and get their terms granted. in a satisfactory manner as accepted and certified by the Chapters and approved by the moderators appointed from time to time for the evaluation of the term work prescribed under different subjects.

Those who opt to clear the Course in this manner will have to complete the Course in a stipulated time limit of 3 years 7. 7.6 All candidates whose terms have been granted are eligible to appear for the examinations. The examination fees are lible to be revised from time to time at the discretion of the Governing Council. The chapters will conduct the midterm examinations after completion of each subjects and will inform the dates. Candidates opting to clear papers part by part. will have to pay a minimum examination fee of Rs.500/. Such candidates will have to register for the examination by applying in the prescribed from and paying the requisite examination fees.3 Candidates however.2 Candidates whose terms have been certified in all the subjects will be permitted to appear for all papers in one sitting as follows: a. Paper I : Polymer Science & Technology b. however. will be required to under go the entire course once again from the following year ( 4th year) and get fresh terms granted. a. Paper Ill : Product Design & Design of Moulds and Dies d. 10 .irrespective of the number of papers they are appearing. will have an option of clearing papers part by part at a time. b. 7. Paper IV : Industrial Management 7. The examination fee payable per paper is Rs.4 Candidates. Paper II : Processing of Plastics c.7 EXAMINATION 7. for both the courses. 7. IPI will conduct examinations every year on all India basis in the month of June in all the subjects. Evaluation and Certification.5 Those candidates who are unable to complete the course in the stipulated period and are desirous of pursuing the course later on with a gap will be requ1red to seek re-admission. who are unable to complete the course in the stipulated time limit.1 Eligibility. 250/-.

12 The candidate who obtains distinction and stands top in the examinations will be given a certificate of merit and an award as decided by the Governing Council from time to time. 7. Those who get Grade Point of 1in any individual subject will be given another opportunity to appear in the same subject next year only once. will have option of appearing for examination in one sitting for all papers or in parts for one or more papers thus clearing all the papers within a maximum span of 3 years.10 Students. Grading System furnished as under will be employed for evaluation. Candidates securing grade point of 4 will be placed under distinction.9 Average grade point of 2 is required for minimum passing. however will not be eligible for class or awards. Those who secure grade point of 3 will be declared to have passed in the Course in First Class.8 Instead of awarding marks. however. 7. Marks Grade Grade Points >80 A 4 60-79 B 3 40-59 C 2 00-39 D 1 7.7 Examination fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances and also will not be carried forward and adjusted against any subsequent/future examinations for which the candidate may opt to appear. Otherwise the entire course will have to be repeated. Those opting to appear for the papers in parts. 11 .13 Candidates falling in the following categories will not be eligible for any class or award.7.11 Candidates who secure a grade point of 2 will be declared to have passed the course in Second Class. 7. 7. 7.

for retaining the qualifying title.18 Candidates opting to take Certificate course of the subject(s) declared passed will be issued a certificate qualifying the subject(s). a. The decision of the Governing Council will be final and binding. 7.14 All cases pertaining to passing of failing a candidate will be decided by the examiners and the moderator and their decision will be final and binding. Taking more than one attempt for passing in all the papers 7.16 All cases of misbehaviour and / or unfair practices in the examinations will be documented and will be referred to a committee by Governing Council. approved and published by IPI will be final and binding.17 Candidates. c.19 Candidates. They also will be disallowed from appearing in the subsequent papers. will be issued with the final qualifying certificate. 12 . Term work defaulter. 7. 7. Failing to complete the course in the stipulated time limit. This committee will be decide upon the quantum of punishment which may amount to cancellation of the results or debarring the concerned candidate from appearing for the Institute's examinations for a period up to 2 years or even on a permanent basis. b.20 lPI will not entertain any request from candidates for revaluation of their answer papers. "DIPLOMA OF INDIAN PLASTICS INSTITUTE" and they will be permitted to use the qualifying title DIPI against their names. 7. candidates will be expected to continue their membership with IPI. The results once finalized. who have qualified in the course. 7. will be issued with mark sheet (indicating grade points) along with the passing Certificate.15 Candidates indulging in misbehaviour and /or unfair practices during the examinations will be liable for disciplinary action. 7. who are declared as having passed the Diploma examination. However.

IPI Membership : Rs. 250/. recognition however has not yet been obtained due to various constraints. London. IPI has been conducting these courses since 1969.per Examination 3.per year Fees (Students) 4.per paper subject to a 2. 9 PRIZES AND AWARDS Candidates opting to give examination in one sitting. Examination Fees : minimum of Rs. Govt. they are expected to pay the membership fees fixed by the Institute for DIPI status. 100/-(waived) The fees may be revised from time to time at the discretion of the GC / Chapters. 13 .8 FEES Fees for the Course prevailing at present are as following : As decided from time to time by the IPI 1. 300/. Successful candidates of the Diploma Programme are entitled to use the designatory letters. 500/. obtain grades and stand on top in the examination will be given a certificate of merit and an award. Entrance Fees : Rs. IPI educational programmes have already earned reputation and recognition in professionals and industry circles. Tuition Fees : Chapter running the Courses Rs. "DIPI" as long as they continue their association with IPl. Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. 10 RECOGNITION OF THE COURSES Indian Plastics Institute has past experience of conducting Diploma and Licentiate Examination of The Plastics and Rubber Institute. Furthermore. Website http://ipiindia. Ms.75 ‘E’ Cross.R.m. Mr.Aravamudhan (+91-9341238942) 4. N. 3rd & 5th Saturdays 10. to 5 30 p.11 ENQUIRIES For any enquiry or information regarding prospectus. 6th block Rajajinagar Bangalore-560010 Contacts: 1.Chairman Bangalore chapter(+91 9845050290) 2. Mr. Near Paper Box Factory Andheri (East). Sarvodaya Industrial Estate.V. 1st Floor.Sitaram Chairman Education Committee (IPI Bangalore Chapter) +91 9880612014 .in / ipi@vsnl. OR INDIAN PLASTICS INSTITUTE (Bangalore chapter) C/o SCJ Plastics LTD. 14 . Off Mahakali Caves Road.m.400 093 Tel : 022-5695 0347.Mamatha (080-23304452. #497. Mr.R. 5696 2601 • Fax :022-5695 03 48 Email: ipi@bom3.Thakkar .00 a. Office Hours : Monday to Fnday 1st.10th ‘F’ main.vsnl. application forms or any other allied information pertaining to IPI Courses please contact concerned Chapters or at the following address: Chairman Education Committee INDIAN PLASTICS INSTITUTE 30.

The tutorial and practical classes will be organised by the chapters. etc. discussions. Chapters will ensure minimum attendance of 70percem in the tutorials in order to effectively impart training to the participants. Case Studies.12 METHODOLOGY The Courses will be conducted by various Chapters of the institute using the following methodology: • Formal teaching through lectures. • Seminar Presentations. • Practical sessions covering the various aspects of the curriculum. drawings. Since this course is designed for persons working in the industry. Chapters at their discretion and convenience would ensure the completion of courses by adopting timings suitable to their areas. • Factory visit • Symposia and specialised training programmes. 13 FACULTY Faculty for the course will comprise of competent staff from technical Institutions of repute as well as professionals and experts from industries *** 15 .