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Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (India)

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Type  Public
Location  Chennai, India
Website  www.cipet.gov.in
Founded  1968
Established  1968
Campus  Urban
Phone  044 2225 4780
Number of students  10,000
Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (India)
Affiliations  All India Council for Technical Education
Address  T.V.K. Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600032
Similar  Kilpauk Medical College, Alagappa College of Technology, College of Engineering - Guindy, B S Abdur Rahman University, Madras Institute of Technology

CIPET or Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology is an autonomous institute under the department of chemicals and petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India.



CIPET headquarters was established at Chennai in 1968 with UNDP assistance. It receives funding support from the administration ministry, OPEC, UNIDO and the World Bank. It is believed that CIPET was founded by Brigadier. A F. Eugene. who is also the founder of MES.


This is the only institute of this kind in India where all facilities like design, tooling, processing and testing of plastics are available under one roof. CIPET caters to the needs of plastic industries through manpower training, processing, design and CAD/CAM/CAE, testing, consultancy, advisory and developmental services.

To meet the needs of plastics conversion industry, CIPET has established extension centres in many states of the country. Each centre of the CIPET has been equipped with machinery in the area of mould/product design and development, CAD, plastic processing and testing/quality control. Apart from developing training manpower and technical services for plastics industries, each centre has been entrusted with a specific thrust area for development.


Admissions to diploma and post diploma courses are done by CIPET-JEE. Short term courses admissions are held often. For Undergraduate and Postgraduate and Doctoral research programs the admission is through respective universities affiliated to. Contact individual centers for further information.


Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (India) Wikipedia

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