In India, there are a couple of institutes offering four years B.Tech degree in printing technology. The course content includes a variety of subjects such as business studies, mathematics, science, technology of printing and packaging, management studies, as well as materials science. Students willing to pursue this course must have completed their 10+2 board examination with Physics, chemistry and mathematics as compulsory subjects. In general, the screening program for admission is based on the norms of the institute or the university it is affiliated to. In addition to the B.Tech course, students may also enroll themselves in the certificate or diploma courses in management and technical areas. In fact, there are some institutes like ITI’s that offer diploma degrees in camera operation, book binding, proofreading and typesetting.
Jobs in the printing industry are not restricted to the press. In addition, on successful completion of your course, you may also opt for brochure printing, silk screen printing, as well as postcard printing. Experienced professionals may also get through consumable producing organizations and printer manufacturing houses.
Let us now take a look at the some of the institutes and universities offering Printing Technology courses in India:
|Name of the Institute||Courses Offered||Duration of the course||Contact Details|
|Jadavpur University||Bachelor of Engineering in Printing and Master of Engineering & Graphic Communication||4 years||Raja S.C. Mullick Road, Kolkata – 700032; Tel.: 033-24146666; Website: http://www.jadavpur.edu/|
|Anna University||Bachelor in Engineering in Printing Technology
M.S. in Printing Technology
|4 years2 years||Website: www.annauniv.edu/index.php Tel.: 044-2203001|
|Pune Vidyarthi Griha’s College of Engineering & Technology||B.E. in Printing Engineering and Graphic Communication M.E. in Printing Engineering and Graphic
|4 years2 years||44 Vidyanagari, Shivdarshan, Pune-411009; Tel.: 020-24228280; Website: http://www.pvgcoet.ac.in/|