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Pulp and Paper Engineering

Paper engineering is one of the branches of engineering that relates to the usage of Physical Science including Physics and Chemistry; and Life Sciences such as Biology and Biochemistry. It also involves Mathematics as it is required to convert raw materials into useful products and co-products. Basically, it deals with recycling of waste paper and other materials into useful commercial products.


Career Options

  • - Manufacturing - Management - Technical Support - Suppliers - Consulting - Research and Development - Corporate Engineer - Fiber line Superintendent - Fixed Reliability Engineer - Process Control Engineer - Process Development Engineer - Process Improvement Engineer - Production Supervisor and Safety Process Engineer

Educational Qualifications

  • 10+2 with Science stream

Personal Skills

  • - Ability of Critical Evolution - Complex Situation Handling - Good Decision Making ability - Mathematical Skills - Active Learning ability - Good Communication Skill - Time management

Courses to be pursued

  • - B. Tech in pulp and paper engineering - Bachelor of Science in Paper Science and Engineering - Master's Degree in Paper Engineering

Top Colleges

  • IIT Roorkee Address: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee Uttarakhand 247667 Phone: +911332285311 Website: https://www.iitr.ac.in/
  • Institute of Engineeringand Emerging Technology, Solan Address: Makhnumajra, Baddi Distt. Solan, H.P. 173205 Phone: 01322714050 Website: http://www.htcampus.com/college/department-computer-science-and-engineering-baddi-university/

Working Conditions

Engineers work in offices buildings, labs, or Industrial plants either in private companies of Government departments. However, they also have to work on sites for direct operation and monitoring. Normally, they work for 40 hours a week but they may have to stretch the time as per job requirement.

Top Companies

  • Paper International Address: 71/2 A, Rama Road Industrial Area, Delhi 110015 Phone: 098110 37666 Website: www.internationalpaper.com/
  • Bindal Papers Limited Address: Aggarwal City Mall, Road No-44, Near M2K Cinema, 212, Saint Nagar Delhi, Pitampura, Delhi 110034 Phone: 011 4753 7700 Website: bindalpapers.com

Successful Persons

Raj Nakra

Raj Nakra is a chemical engineer from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT, Delhi) and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM, Ahmedabad). Prior to promoting RNA, Raj worked for large Indian and multinational companies for 30 years holding top positions. Apart from this, he has P&L responsibility for 12 years as CEO, President or Managing Director. He was the Managing Director of DSM India and had been on the board for several other companies. In January, 2007, Raj founded RNA and has been its CEO since then.

Sanjiv Agarwal

Sanjiv Agarwal is a qualified Chemical Engineer & specialised professional in the design & manufacture of oxygen & nitrogen production plant. He established his own company, 'Universal Industrial Plants Manufacturing Co P Ltd', in 1985.

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