Career, Scope and Opportunities in Packaging

By | October 14, 2020
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Today everything that we use needs packaging. Packaging is the art or process of

packing the box or wrapping and protecting the product for storage offered for sale to attract customers. A packaging technologist chooses the right material used for making packages in order to preserve and grow the production as having enough knowledge of chemical and mechanical engineering.


Key to Success

To be successful in packaging you need to have or develop:

  •   creativity
  •   An eye for detail

 Scope and opportunities

Packaging encloses disciplines from science and engineering and widely in printing, graphic design and marketing. Packagers who have the art of packaging, presentation, the designing or wrapping, ability to attract customers are in great demand. One can take courses in Packaging Technology after graduating in chemistry, food sciences, engineering, microbiology, electronics and related studies.

One can get employed in the government, food, medicine and goods packing sector. Transportation sector also has a great demand for packing.

Lifestyle & Social Status

  • Opportunity to work anywhere in the world.
  • Long working hours in any and every weather condition.
  • Working in the dockyard.

Job Profile

  • Monitor the use of preservative in food packing sector
  • Packing products
  • Operate production line machinery (industrial cutters and heat skin pack)
  •  Assembly work
  •  Operate the labeling machine
  •  Packing products into boxes and onto cards
  •  Complete manual packing lists

Skill set

  • good management and team skills
  • manual dexterity

 Work Value

  • Hard Work
  • Responsibility
  • Flexible

Current Job Scenario

Initially packagers are paid between Rs.7, 000 to Rs.14, 000 PM and the pay package increases with the growing experience and knowledge.

 Top Recruiters

  • Dabur
  • Hindustan Liver
  • ITC
  • Parle
  • Coca- Cola

Course Synopsis

Course Options P. G. diploma in Packaging

Academic Eligibility

Graduate in Science, Technology and Engineering and allied fields.
 Fees Rs. 50K to Rs. 60K per annum
Expenditure in Metro and Tier-1 Rs. 2lakhs to Rs. 2.5lakhs
Expenditure in Tier-2 Rs. 1.75lakhs to Rs. 2lakhs


2 Years



Entrance Exam


Education Loan


 Career prospect

  1.  Warehouse packer
  2. Warehouse picker
  3. Warehouse associate

 Entrance Exam

  • Not Available

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