CIPET JEE 2021: Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Preparation Tips


CIPET JEE 2021: The Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) conducts the CIPET Joint Entrance Examination (CIPET JEE) once a year. The national level exam is conducted for admission to Diploma, Post Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma courses. CIPET JEE 2021 official information brochure is expected to release at the website as per schedule. Eligible candidates can apply online to appear in the entrance test for admission to courses such as PDG-PPT, PD-PMD with CAD/CAM, DPMT, DPT. Read this article to know the details of CIPET JEE 2021 including expected date, eligibility, syllabus, pattern, and more.


At present, there are 28 CIPET centres across the country which operates on a hub and spoke model. CIPET JEE 2021 will be conducted in centres across India for admission to the session 2021-22.

CIPET JEE 2021 Exam Date

The expected schedule of events related to CIPET JEE exam 2021 is as follows.

Events of CIPET JEE 2021Dates
Start of online applications1st week of Jan 2021
End of online applications2nd week of May 2021
Release of admit card3rd week of May 2021
CIPET JEE 2021 Exam DateLast week of May 2021
Results declarationTo be announced

Last year, the CIPET JEE exam was initially scheduled to be conducted in May. However, the exam was postponed due to unavoidable circumstances and held in August. Candidates can check out the exam dates of the last few years below.

CIPET YearExam Date
202031 May 2020
06 Aug 2020
201907 Jul 2019
201814 Jul 2018

CIPET JEE 2021 Expected Exam Date: Last Week of May 2021

CIPET JEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria

As per the previous year information brochure of CIPET JEE exam, the eligibility criteria is specified course-wise. Candidates complying with the specified eligibility criteria can apply for appearing in the exam. Check out the details below as per the previous year’s information brochure.

CourseEligibility Criteria
PGD-PPTCompleted 3 years full time degree in Science.
PD-PMD with CAD/CAMMust have a 3 years full-time diploma in Mechanical / Plastics / Polymer / Tool / Production / Mechatronics / Automobile / Tool & Die Making / Petrochemicals / Industrial / Instrumentation Engineering / Technology. Candidates with DPMT/DPT (CIPET) or equivalent qualifications are also eligible to apply for admission to this course.
DPMTPassed Class 10
DPTPassed Class 10

CIPET JEE 2021 Application Form

As per the previous year information brochure of CIPET JEE, the application form is expected to be hosted on the official website i.e. Eligible and intending candidates can apply online at the website by following the simple step by step guidelines indicated below.

How to fill up CIPET JEE 2021 Application Form?

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e.

Step: 2 Click on the link saying CIPET announces Admission of Diploma Program through Computer Based Test (CBT) JEE 2021-22″.

Step 3: Click on the link for Registration which is available as per schedule.

Step 4: Enter the requisite details and click on “Register” to complete the online registration form.

Step 5: The login details are generated upon successful registration.

Step 6: Using the Login details, login to the official website.

Step 7: Fill up the application form with accurate details.

Step 8: Upload scanned copies of recent passport size photograph and signature.

Step 9: Complete the payment of fees online.

Step 10: Submit the application form online after verifying the information.

Step 11: Generate a print out of the finally submitted application form and keep it secure for future reference.

Application Fee

As per the previous year trends of the CIPET JEE exam, candidates are charged a specified fee to apply for the exam. It may be noted that the application fee could be paid online or offline as per the previous year information brochure. Candidates can check out the details here below as per the previous year information brochure.

General / OBCRs. 750
SC/STRs. 300
Candidates from North EastRs. 100
Foreign NationalsUS $50

CIPET JEE 2021 Exam Pattern

In the previous year, the CIPET exam was conducted as a Computer Based Test where candidates had to answer a paper consisting of objective type questions based on the syllabus. Candidates aspiring to appear in CIPET JEE 2021 can check out the exam pattern as per previous year information below.

Exam ModeComputer Based Test
Duration1 Hour
Type of QuestionsObjective Type
Number of Questions60

CIPET JEE 2021 Syllabus

As per the previous year trends of the CIPET JEE exam, the syllabus is based on the particular program that a candidate has applied for admission to. Therefore, candidates who applied for admission to PGD-PPT have to prepare as per the syllabus of the qualifying exam i.e. 3 years degree in Science.

Similarly, those who apply for admission to PD-PMD with CAD/CAM must make preparations as per the syllabus of the 3 years diploma in Mechanical / Plastics / Polymer / Tool / Production / Mechatronics / Automobile / Tool & Die Making / Petrochemicals / Industrial / Instrumentation Engineering / Technology.

hose who apply for DPMT or DPT courses must prepare as per the syllabus of Class 10 in accordance to the 10+2 pattern of education.

CIPET JEE Model Question Paper

In the previous year information brochure of CIPET JEE, a model question paper for each of the available courses was indicated. Candidates can refer to the same to get an idea of the type of questions expected to be asked in CIPET JEE 2021.

CIPT JEE 2020 Model Question Paper

CIPET JEE 2021 Preparation Tips

The standard of the question paper for the Computer Based Test in CIPET JEE is decided by the authorities (exam conducting body) at their own discretion. Generally, it can be cracked if candidates are well prepared. Here are some preparation tips and tricks to help aspirants ace the exam in one go.

Tip #1: Make a note of the most important questions that are asked in the CIPET exam (based on the course applied for). Refer to previous year papers and identify the most important topics.

Tip #2: It is advised that candidates make a schedule or time table for studying. Divide the important topics to be studied in different time slots and ensure that these targets are fulfilled on a day to day basis.

Tip #3: While studying, make short notes of the important facts and figures. Particularly in Diploma Engineering syllabus, there are a lot of technicalities that must be understood properly and remembered in order to solve questions asked from such topics.

Tip #4: Take help of guide books, preparatory notes, mock tests, solved papers, question banks and other learning resources to study as much as possible. However, it is important to clear out theoretical concepts before starting practice.

Tip #5: Make sure to revise daily otherwise, there is a chance to forget items that is already studied.

CIPET JEE 2021 Admit Card

Last year, the CIPET JEE Admit Card came out on the official website i.e. Based on this trend, it is expected that CIPET JEE 2021 Admit Card will release the same way through the aforementioned website only. Candidates can download the admit card by logging in to with the registered mobile number and date of birth.

Some important points to remember about CIPET JEE Admit Card

  • The CIPET JEE Admit card is an important document that indicates the provisional eligibility of a candidate to appear in the exam.
  • No candidate is to be allowed to appear in the exam if they do not have a hard copy of the admit card download from the official website
  • The admit card contains details of the exam centre, date and time of the exam. Candidates are advised to report to the designated centre well in time.
  • The CIPET JEE admit card may also contain important exam day instructions which must be strictly followed by all candidates.
  • Along with the admit card, candidates must also carry a valid photo identity card to the exam centre for verification of their identity.

CIPET JEE Exam Centres 2021

The CIPET JEE exam is a national level exam that is conducted all over India. Last year, the centres were located across various states of India in all major cities. Candidates can check out the list of centres as per the previous year exam below.

UPGorakhpur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varnasi, Agra
MaharashtraAuranagabad, Nashik, Jalgaon, Ahmadnagar
BiharPatna, Saran
OdishaBhubaneshwar, Balasore
DelhiNarela, Delhi
Tamil NaduMadurai, Chennai, Puducherry
ChattisgarhRaipur, Surajpur
West BengalKolkata
MPBhopal, Gwalior
Arunachal PradeshRajamundry
GujaratSurat, Ahmedabad
KeralaThiruvananthapuram, Kochi

CIPET JEE 2021 Result

CIPET JEE result releases online through the official website only. Candidates who qualify the test by securing the minimum cut-offs find a place in the final merit lists. To download the score-card, candidates have to log in to the website using the registered mobile number and password. Based on the score of the candidates in the CIPET JEE 2021 exam, they are allocated seats in the CIPET institutes as per the selected course and availability of seats.

Courses Offered

As per the previous year information brochure of CIPET JEE, the following courses are expected to be offered through CIPET JEE 2021.

  • PG Diploma in Plastics Processing and Testing (PGD PPT)
  • Post Diploma in Plastics Mould Design in CAD / CAM (PD – PMD with CAD / CAM)
  • Diploma in Plastics Mould Technology (DPMT)
  • Diploma in Plastics Technology (DPT)

Check out the centre-wise courses offered as per the previous year information brochure below.

CIPET Fee Structure

The CIPET admission fee structure was indicated in the official information brochure of the last year. Candidates who apply for the exam this year can expect the latest fee structure to be indicated in the official information brochure. Check out the details below as per the previous year information brochure.

ProgramTuition Fee/Semester
PGD – PPTRs 20,000
PD-PMD with CAD / CAMRs 20,000
DPMTRs 16,700
DPTRs 16,700

Additional Course Expenses

Students Insurance PolicyRs 100
Exam feeRs 200 per paper /
practical paper
Supplementary exam feeRs 250 per theory paper /
practical paper
Admission feeRs 1500 (admission time only)
Caution money depositRs 500 (admission time only)
Alumni feeRs 50 (admission time only)

Placements in CIPET

As per the previous year information brochure, candidates qualifying from CIPET institutes are placed in top organizations across the world. As per the official website of CIPET, in the past, there has been an 85-90% placement record for the students. Some of the important recruiting partners can be checked below.

Check out some of the leading placement partners as per the official website below.

AutomotiveTata, Volvo, Hyundai, Caterpillar, Bajaj Group of Industries, Mahindra, Ford etc.
R&D, Software & Engg.Indian Ordnance Factories, SABIC, DRDO, Wipro, TCS, Infosys, Thomson etc.
PackagingPepsico, Essel, Nestle, ITC, Pidilite, Kellogs, Amul etc.
Raw Material & MasterbatchIndian Oil, Reliance Industries Limited, HP, OPAL, ONGC MRPL, Bharat Petroleum etc.
Consumer GoodsVIP, Supreme, BPL, Nilkamal, Sintex, IFB, Onida etc.
Machine ManufacturingDGP Windsor, Kabra, Kolsite, L&T Demag, Battenfeld etc.
Electrical & ElectronicsOnida, Carrier, Electrolux, LG, Videocon, Philips etc.


The Central Institute of Plastics Engineering was established in the year 1968. It is a premier institute operating under the aegis of the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. Currently, the academic and skill training institute boasts of a 35 strong presence across India to train and supply manpower for the plastics industry in India and in overseas markets.

Overview of CIPET JEE

Exam NameCIPET Joint Entrance Exam
Conducting BodyCentral Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology
Exam ModeComputer Based Test
Courses OfferedPDG-PPT, PD – PMD with CAD / CAM, DPMT, DPT


Q1. What is the eligibility for PGD-PPT, PD-PMD with CAD/CAM, DPMT & DPT?

Ans. For DPMT & DPT, candidates must have passed Class 10. For PDG-PPT, candidates must have passed 2 years full time degree in Science. Whereas, for PD-PMD with CAD/CAM, 3 year Diploma in specified discipline is required.

Q2. What is the selection procedure for CIPET admission?

Ans. The selection of candidates is done through the CIPET Common Admission Test (CIPET JEE).

Q3. What is the course fee?

Ans. The course fee is Rs 20000/semester for PGD-PPT and PD-PMD with CAD/CAM. For DPMT & DPT, the course fee is Rs 16700/semester.

Q4. What is the infrastructure available at CIPET?

Ans. CIPET has fully equipped classrooms and state of art laboratories.

Q5. What is the duration of the courses offered?

Ans. DPMT & DPT are 3 years course. PDG-PPT is 2 years course while PD-PMD with CAD/CAM is a 1.5 years course.

Q6. When does the Diploma courses commence in CIPET?

Ans. The courses commence in August every year.

Q7. When does the official advertisement of CIPET JEE come out?

Ans. The advertisement is released at the official website during March/April.

Q8. Are students placed overseas?

Ans. Yes, a large proportion of the students are placed in overseas locations as well.