Indian Institute of Packaging
Logo of IIP
Other names
Mottoबेहतर जीवन के लिए पैकेजिंग
Motto in English
Packaging for better living
Established1966; 57 years ago (1966)
Parent institution
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
ChairmanSubodh Gupta
DirectorTanweer Alam
Academic staff
StudentsApprox 500

Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) an autonomous body which was set up by the packaging and allied industries and the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India in 1966 under Societies Registration Act,1860 with the specific objective of improving the packaging standards and excellency in the country. There are permanent campuses of the institute in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kakinada SEZ in East Godavari district with 25 acres (10 ha) of land and there is plan to open new campus in Guwahati and Lucknow.[1]

It offers a two-year postgraduate diploma in packaging at Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Testing and packaging facilities are at Ahmedabad and Chennai. It also offers packaging testing facilities, laboratories and consultation for packaging development and improvement.


Indian Institute of Packaging conducts the All India Common Entrance Test (IIP-CET) and personal interview every year for the admission process.




  1. ^ "IIP, IIFT campuses get land in Kakinada SEZ", The Times of India, 15 April 2017