Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET) was established in 1968. CIPET has been offering various courses to suit the needs of the Plastics industry. Now CIPET has transformed with the concept of ATR (Academic, Technology Support & Research) by offering Doctoral, Postgraduate, Graduate, Post Diploma and Diploma Programs. CIPET is rendering courses under its four tier structure and the centres are specialized for a particular tier Programs. The 15 Centres of the Institute are responsible for academic activities, which include classroom Teaching, Professional and Practical training in State of Art Laboratories and Workshops, Research and Industrial consultancy.