ourse Materials and Contents
- Modular course contents
- Course content will be totally online in form of soft copies of guidelines, presentation formats, comparison charts, and relevant research and review articles.
- Each topic has one MCQ exam and one forum discussion. (Applicable to selected courses)
- No printed notes will be provided.
- E-library access to students on request (1,00,000 e-books and 10,000 e-journals available at Institute elibrary)
- Marking Scheme
- Each module has 10 marks MCQ for relevant topic and final exam of 50 marks per module per month.
- Final examination of 100 marks will be conducted online via video sharing tools.
Diploma in Packaging Technology (DPT)
Module 1: Basics of Packaging
Historical background, definition of packaging as integral part of production and marketing,
physicochemical concepts such as colligative properties, gas laws, surface tension, dialysis, diffusion.
Module 2: Understanding physicochemical characteristics of product
Physical state, weight, centre of gravity, symmetry, fragility, rigidity, surface finish, water vapour, gases, odour, heat, light – mechanism of spoilage
Principles of corrosion and its prevention
Package design – factors influencing design / product - package relationship
Module 3: Packaging Materials
Technology, Manufacture, Conversion, Properties, applications, advantages, disadvantages and current trends of following materials:
Paper, paperboards, film laminates, plastics and polymers, aluminum, tin, drums, glass, textile materials (sacks), wood.
Module 4: Ancillary materials
Adhesives, cushioning, reinforcements, stiching methods, seals and closures, linings, lacquers, labels and labeling
Module 5: Packaging of products
Foods (Tea, food products, confectionaries, beverages, dairy products), cosmetics and
perfumes, chemicals, speciality chemicals, soaps, textiles, handicrafts, pharmaceuticals
Module 6: Logistics, supply chain
Module 7: Packaging Printing
Graphic design, printing techniques, printing inks, printing evaluation and testing, Quality control, bar coding
Module 8: Package testing (Quality Control)
Physicochemical and instrumental testing of packaging materials
Module 9: Packaging Regulations
Food safety and standards Act, 2006
The Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (Packaged commodity rules, 2011)
UN Certificate code for packaging of dangerous goods
Packaging laws and regulations – legal requirements
Module 10: Packaging Management: Marketing, finance, and economics
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