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Post Graduate Diploma

in
Packaging
Science & Technology
(PGD PST)

SIES School Of Packaging


SIES Campus, Plot No. 1C
Sector – V, Nerul East,
Navi Mumbai – 400706
022 61196427, 6449, 6451
www.siessop.edu.in

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WHY PACKAGING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ?
Amongst various professions, Packaging is a unique discipline that blends
Science, Art, Technology, Design, Research, Marketing, Supply Chain, Quality
and many other business principles. Since ages, the basic goal for packaging has
always been to preserve, protect and transport the product. Now, in addition to
these, a Package has become a primary tool for marketing a product and is often
a significant factor in propelling the business profitability. Infact this has
become a major subject of discussion and decision making in organization’s
boardrooms.

Packaging Industry is growing at a faster pace than yesteryears as the demand


for newer packaging formats and technologies continue to grow rapidly. Since
this has become a vital part of our present day market economy, Packaging
Professionals are required to be a part of a team that is involved in the product
development and ensuring that the product is delivered to the end consumer in
the most desirable condition. The role played by Packaging is becoming more
and more vital in the entire value chain.

The demand for Packaging Professionals is growing because the market is


focusing on Customer Satisfaction and the Value for money. Well trained
Packaging professionals are required in almost all the Industries to manage
various functions related with Packaging. At the same time, students are asking
for more information about suitable professional courses in Packaging enabling
them to get an employment. Over a period of time, even working professionals
are getting more inclined in doing a part time or correspondence course in
Packaging to upgrade their skills and keep them relevant in the job market.

Packaging is the third largest industry in the world based on the gross
sales value. More and more people are directly or indirectly employed in
the Packaging and packaging related industries. Future for career in
Packaging looks very bright for capable professionals.

On a Global scale, Packaging Industry is an enormous economic generator.


Consumer Trends and Industry Trends for Packaging are driving the gigantic
growth year on year enabling the World Packaging Industry’s market value to
touch $1 Trillion by 2020.

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ACADEMIC INFRASTRUCTURE IN SIES SOP Nerul
1. Air –Conditioned Classrooms
2. Excellent Faculty base – Internal, External & Industry Experts
3. Lecture Notes & Reading Materials Soft Copy
4. Computer Centre & Engineering Workshop
5. AutoCAD, ArtiosCAD, SolidWorks, In-design
6. CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
7. Library – Reference Books, Text books, Reports and Standards
8. Laboratories (Transport Lab, Mechanical & Physical Lab, Exposure &
Sensory Lab, Microbiology Lab, Chemical Lab)
9. Industrial & Institutional Journals and Magazines
10. Industrial Visits & Group Projects
11. Industry Internship & Placement facilitation
12. Auditorium & Conference Room
13. Multi Cuisine Canteen
14. Games Rooms

Programme Highlights: 2 Years Fulltime Program


Eligibility: BSc, BE, B Tech, B Pharma & Graduates in Agriculture, Dairy,
Polymer, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Printing, Computer Science & IT.
Selection Process: Aptitude Test & Interview

Intake capacity: 40 per batch

Semesters:
SEM 1: Aug – Jan SEM 2: Feb – June SEM 3: July – Dec SEM 4: Jan - June

Salient Features
➢ Work & Life Skills Training to help students become Industry Ready
➢ Lectures sessions, delivered by faculty and industry experts, supplemented
by reading materials.
➢ Visits to Industries, R & D Centres, Machinery Builders, Exhibitions.
➢ Laboratory sessions, supplemented by Lab Training
➢ Prototype Designing & Workshop Assignments
➢ Seminars & Oral Presentations
➢ Periodic Assignments

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➢ Industry – Sponsored Merit Award Projects in Creativity & Innovation
➢ Industry – Sponsored Scholarship Examinations.
➢ Hostel Accommodations facilitation
Fee structure
Rs. 60,000 plus 18% GST per semester to be paid at the beginning of semesters
Examination Pattern
1. First Semester Exam – Subjective & Objective
2. Second Semester Exam - Subjective & Objective
3. Third Semester Exam – Subjective & Objective
4. Fourth Semester - Assessment of Industrial Training / Internship.
Attendance
Minimum 75% in each semester
Dress code
Formal Wear
Library
Books / Reports etc are provided through library for reference. Reading
materials will be provided through softcopy.
Campus Placement
Between July-November every year.
Annual Convocation
Every November/December
Job Opportunities
Potential scope: Pharmaceuticals, Personal care, Toiletries, Fresh Foods,
Processed Foods, Engineering, Electronics, Automobile, Lubricants, Textile,
Handicraft, Chemicals, Contract Packaging, Machinery Manufacturers, Packaging
Material Suppliers, Converters and Institutions to name a few & score of the others.
For more details , please contact ;
Prof. Sanghamitra 022-61196449, 99207 25662
Mr. Gurumurthy 022-61196427, 97022 93712

sopacademics@sies.edu.in, adminsop@sies.edu.in

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