Polymer Technology Admission Process, Top Recruiters and Eligibility

It is a branch of Engineering that deals with the manufacturing, processing, analysis and application of long chain molecules. Polymer Technology has carved a niche in the fields of electronics and electrical materials, textiles, aerospace industry, automobile industry, etc.Industries such as information technology, aerospace, music, clothing, medical, motor manufacturing, building, packaging are completely dependent on polymers such as plastics, paints, rubber, foams, adhesives, sealants, varnishes and others.


Highlights:

  • The primary aim of this program is to train students to fulfill the constantly growing requirements of the polymer-based industry.
  • Another option that can offer a rewarding career in the polymer industry is marketing of polymer raw materials and manufactured products.


Course & Eligibility:

Course
Duration
Eligibility
Entrance
Diploma
3 years
Complete 10th with minimum %
No such entrance
B. Tech
4 years
10+2 with science(Math, Science, Physics) with at least 50% marks
JEE main, JEE advance, HITSEEE etc
M. Tech
2 years
B. Tech degree holder
GATE


Top Recruiters:

  • Apollo Tyres
  • Jayashree Polymers Group
  • L.M. Fibres Ltd
  • CeatTyres Ltd
  • Hi-Tech Carbon Ltd
  • Saint-Gobain India
  • MRF Ltd
  • TVS Motors Ltd
  • Asian Paints
  • SRF Ltd
  • Gujarat Fluorochemicals
  • Haldia Petrochemicals
  • Reliance Industries
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) 

Admission procedure

  • After completing 10th standard board exam, one can apply for the diploma course of 3 years. The minimum marks required vary from institution to institution.
  • By qualifying any national level, state level or any particular college entrance exam like JEE main, JEE advanced, IIT-JEE, NIT etc, one can get admission in top colleges to pursue B. Tech.
  • For admission in PG course known as M. Tech after completing B. Tech, candidates can apply through GATE.


  • Introduction to Polymer Sciences
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Unit operations in Chemical Engineering
  • Polymer additives and compounding
  • Polymer in Environment, Rheology and processing of polymers
  • Introduction to fibre science and rubber technology
  • Polymer blends and composites
  • Polymer testing and specifications
  • Polymer synthesis
  • Engineering and specialty polymers
  • Mould and die designing


Skills Required: 

  • Knowledge and ability in science, especially chemistry 
  • To be good at solving problems 
  • Good number skills 
  • A thorough understanding of polymers and polymer processing technology
  • To pay attention to detail 
  • IT skills, including some experience of CAD and CAM packages 
  • To be able to communicate well with other people, such as other Scientists, Engineers, Technicians and Operatives.



Top Entrances:


Career & Job Profile:

Job Post
Job description
Salary
Polymer Engineer
Develop new plastics or test plastic related equipment, evaluate products.
3.5 lacs to 11.5 lacs
Plastic Engineer
design plastic items, such as toys, car parts, disposable food containers and keyboards, design and develop plastic parts, molds and molding processes
4 lacs to 7.5 lacs
Corporate Sales Manager
oversee the processes of maximizing sales of the company,  responsible for the operations of a company’s sales force, development and implementation of annual sales, monitoring performance of teams and sales goals
5.5 lacs to 9.5 lacs
Polymer Scientist
use chemical polymers to create useful materials that have unique properties such as Teflon, Kevlar, fiberglass, biodegradables, fiberglass, polyester and nylon and others
7.5 lacs to 9.5 lacs
Quality Assurance Manager
Work with other staff to establish procedures and quality standards, determine, negotiate and agree on in-house quality procedures, standards and specifications.
7.6 lacs to 9.6 lacs



FAQs:

Q:  What does a polymer technologist do?
A:  Polymer technologists work in the manufacture of products made from polymers such as plastics, rubber, adhesives, resins and fibers  Plastics, such as those used in mass-produced toys, casings for mobile phones or medical devices as internal or external body parts.



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