Bachelor of Technology in Plastic Technology is a 4-year undergraduate program offered by universities/institutes in the field of plastic technology. Candidates who have successfully completed their 10+2 or equivalent education in science stream can apply for this course.
B.Tech in Plastic Technology is relatively new course in the field of technology or engineering. Employment opportunities for plastic technology engineers are available in various areas such as chemical as well as plastic labs and polymer industry etc.
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Admissions in Bachelor of Technology in Plastic Technology can be obtained through entrance examination that are conducted on national, state or institute level. The candidates are required to study subjects such as polymer physics and rubber compounding. Average fee of the course is INR 75,000; it is relatively less for government institutes. Candidates applying for the course must have an extensive knowledge of basic chemistry.
Plastics industry has generated a large of employment opportunities in every sector of economy. The average salary of plastic technology engineer is INR 300,000.
|Name of the course||Bachelor of Technology in Plastic Technology (B. Tech in Plastic Technology)|
|Average course fee||INR 75,000/annum|
|Sectors of employments||Plastic Production Industry|
|Average entry level salary||INR 300,000/annum|
|Top entrance exams||IIT JEE, MH CET, TNEA|
Bachelor of Technology in Plastic Technology is an undergraduate program that requires four years for completion. Plastics engineering encompasses the processing, design, development and manufacture of plastics products.
Plastic technology also includes application of the basic principles of engineering in order to produce plastic products by assisting and guiding engineers and other professionals.
Candidates are taught to consider outdoor weatherability, thermal properties such as upper use temperature, electrical properties, barrier properties, and resistance to chemical attack. Bachelor of engineering in rubber and plastic technology is a course similar to this one.
Candidates with keen interest in plastics and materials science aspects such as scientific principles of fabrication should opt for this course. The course is apt for those interested in gaining in-depth knowledge about various processes that include injection molding.
Candidate having an extensive amount of knowledge in physics and chemistry along with skills like critical thinking and problem solving mindset can attain excellence in this field.
Bachelor of Technology in Plastic Technology is an undergraduate course that requires four years for completion in total. It comprises of eight semesters and an examination is held at the end of each semester.
List of top institutes/universities offering B.Tech in Plastic Technology along with their annual fees is given below:
|Name of the Institute||City||Avg. Fee/Annum|
|Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology||Chennai||INR 40,000|
|Gujarat Technological University||Ahmedabad||INR 75,000|
|Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology||Bhubaneswar||INR 40,000|
|Institute of Chemical Technology||Mumbai||INR 95,000|
|University Institute of Chemical Technology||Jalgaon||INR 35,000|
|Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology||Ahmedabad||INR 40,000|
|Aryabhatta Knowledge University||Patna||INR 25,000|
The candidate applying for the course must complete 10+2/equivalent examination with minimum 55% aggregate in PCM/PCB. The candidates who have completed a diploma in plastic technology or plastic mold technology can also apply for this course through lateral entry. Along with these requirements the candidates are to appear for entrance examinations to get admitted into carpet and textile technology course.
The admission processes vary from institute to institute and/or state to state. Most of the colleges require the candidate to qualify an entrance examination. Candidates who are currently appearing or have completed 10+2 or equivalent examination are eligible to appear for these entrance examinations.
JEE Main is an all India common engineering entrance examination of the objective pattern which is led for admission in engineering colleges and courses all over the country. It is thought of as one of the most challenging engineering admission tests.
JEE mains score is used by almost all the engineering colleges across India. IITJEE mains entrance examination for B.Tech and B.E. (Paper I) has an objective type questions with equal weightage to Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
MH CET is conducted for admission to engineering and health science courses. MH CET score can be used to obtain admissions in engineering colleges in Maharashtra.
Anna University conducts Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) to allow admissions to candidates in different engineering colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu. The merit list for this entrance exam is created on the basis of Class 12 score scaled to 200. TNEA rank list is used to offer admissions in undergraduate programs such as Bachelors of Engineering (BE) and Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech) in colleges of Tamil Nadu.
Direct admission through management quota is offered by almost all the colleges. Government engineering colleges do not offer direct admission due to absence of management quota.
The candidates having a diploma in plastic technology course and plastic molding technology can get admission into B.Tech Plastic Technology course through lateral entry. The candidates are provided admission in the course directly from the third semester.
A distance learning course for Bachelor of Technology in Plastic Technology is available at Neptune Institute of Management and Technology (NIMT).
The course details in the distance learning mode is given below:
|Course Duration Fast-Track||12 Months|
|Duration Normal||12 Months|
|Course Fee||INR 18,350/Session|
|Exam Fee||INR 1,250/Session|
|Study Material Fee||INR 2500/Session|
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Plastic engineers deal with plastic materials as well as plastic machineries. Plastic machineries entail devices, tools and machines used to make plastic products. Like most engineering disciplines, in plastic engineering, economics plays an important role. List of a few industries employing plastic engineers are given below:
|Project Engineer||A project engineer's responsibilities include schedule preparation, pre-planning and resource forecasting for engineering and other technical activities relating to the project.|
|Research Assistant||A research assistant is a researcher employed, often on a temporary contract, by a university or a research institute, for the purpose of assisting in academic research.|
|Assistant Engineers||Under general supervision, performs routine to moderately difficult professional engineering work in the research, design and construction of capital improvement programs, major maintenance programs and general services.|
|Project Engineer||INR 341,900|
|Research Assistant||INR 301,500|
|Assistant Engineer||INR 332,700|
Bachelor of Technology in Metallurgical Engineering is a four-year program which encompasses of total eight semesters. And an examination is held at the end of each semester. Candidates are required to put forward and implement a project at the end of the curriculum in order to complete the course successfully. Projects are to be implemented in groups. Candidates are also given a set of electives to choose from during the last two semesters, these electives give a proper direction in terms of specialization. The course structure of the program varies from college to college.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Mathematics – I||Engineering Sciences Course||Mathematics-II||Engineering Sciences Course|
|Engineering Physics – I||Engineering Sciences Course||Engineering Physics-II||Engineering Sciences Course|
|Engineering Chemistry– I||Engineering Sciences Course||Engineering Chemistry-II||Engineering Sciences Course|
|Computer Programming||Engineering Sciences Course||Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering||Engineering Sciences Course|
|-||-||Engineering Mechanics||Engineering Sciences Course|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Environmental Science and Engineering||Engineering Sciences Course||Mold Manufacturing Engineering||Core Course|
|Materials Engineering||Core Course||Polymer Structure and Property Relationship||Core Course|
|Organic Chemistry and Technology||Core Course||Principles of Chemical Engineering||Core Course|
|Strength of Materials||Core Course||Physical Chemistry of Polymers||Core Course|
|-||-||Plastics Materials and Applications I||Core Course|
|Semester V||Semester IV|
|Polymer Rheology||Core Course||Fundamentals of Plastics Mold and Die Design||Core Course|
|Polymerization Engineering||Core Course||Rubber Technology||Core Course|
|CAD/CAM/CAE for Plastics Engineering||Core Course||Plastics Testing Techniques I||Core Course|
|Plastics Materials & Applications II||Core Course||Process Control & Instrumentation||Core Course|
|Plastics Processing Technology – I||Core Course||Additives and Compounding||Core Course|
|-||-||Plastics Processing Technology II||Core Course|
|Semester VII||Semester VIII|
|Polymer Composites Technology||Core Course||Polymer Nanocomposites, Adhesives and Surface Coatings, Biomedical Plastics||Elective Courses|
|Plastics Testing Techniques – II||Core Course||Statistical Quality Control Techniques Total Quality Management, Professional Ethics in Engineering||Elective Courses|
|Industrial Management & Costing||Core Course||-||-|
|Plastics Product Design||Core Course||-||-|
|Plastic Waste Management and Recycling Techniques, Plastics Packaging Technology, Fiber Technology||Elective Courses||-||-|
|Biodegradable Polymers, Specialty Polymers Polyurethane Technology||Elective Courses||-||-|