Postgraduate Diploma in Tool Design (CP16) - PGDTD

Program Details

Program type Department Duration Program Fee
Postgraduate Diploma Tool Design (CP16) - PGDTD
The program duration is 1 year (2 semesters), and the academic year starts in September and ends in August.
Rs.80,000 per semester for Regular category candidates Rs.1,20,000 per semester for Industry Nominated category candidates US$ 2500 per semester for Foreign National & NRI category candidates

Program Highlights

This course helps Engineering Graduates to acquire sufficient knowledge and skills in subjects like Press Tools, Mould Design, and other such related subjects. The course is designed to help students achieve proficiency in Tool Design, especially in the areas of Press Tools for Sheet Metal and Moulds for Plastics.

Postgraduate Admission Details
  • Students who completed B. E/ B. Tech in Mechanical/ Production/ Industrial & Production Engineering/ Industrial Engineering & Management/ Automobile/ Mechatronics/ Aeronautical Engineering/ Polymer Engineering/ IIIE or equivalent are eligible for this course
  • No age limit to apply
  • The candidate should have a good proficiency in 2D/ 3D software preferably – Creo Parametric

The one-year programme offered at Bangalore (Peenya campus) provides Engineering Graduates an advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in Tool design to meet the changing demands of the industries, with special reference to press tools and moulds with wide scope for employment in tooling and gauging industries as well as in CAD / CAM areas.

At the end of the programme, the students are expected to:

  • Design press tools for sheet metal components
  • Design moulds for plastic components
  • Design pressures die casting dies
  • Design jigs and fixtures, gauges, and application of GD&T
  • Use CAD in the design of press tools, moulds, jigs & fixtures and die casting dies
  • Carry out process planning and manufacture of press tools, moulds, and jigs & fixtures

The following are the main features of this program:

  • Industrial visits
  • Talks by experts
  • Hands-on training at centres
  • Visits to industrial exhibitions and seminars

I Semester

II Semester

Workshop - I

Workshop - II

Engineering Drawing and 3D CAD    

Die Casting Dies

Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes

Inspection & Gauging

GD&T and Tolerance Stack Up Analysis   

Tool Manufacturing and CAM

Press Tools

Jigs & Fixtures - II

Jigs & Fixtures - I

Plastic Moulds

  • Students tend to get excellent career opportunities as Tool Designer: in designing of Press tools, Plastic moulds, Jigs & Fixtures, Die Casting Dies
  • CAD-CAM-CAE engineer
  • After completion of this program, students can expect annual salaries up to Rs.8.0 lakhs based on the performance of the student

Lateral Entry to PGTE

Students can carry on for higher education after the completion of PGDTD programme. Students who possess PGDTD qualification, are eligible for lateral admission to the third semester of PGTE (Postgraduate Degree in Tool Engineering) programme.

School of Postgraduate Studies (SPG)

Nettur Technical Training Foundation, 
23/24, II Phase, Peenya Industrial Area, 
Bangalore - 560 058, Karnataka. 
Phone: 6364864695


NTTF Proud to provide Top Class Placement

NTTF has tie-ups with the world’s best companies for campus placement. Every year, our campus placement happens from January to May and 450+ companies recruit our students from different fields of engineering. We prepare our final-year students for corporate interviews, induce confidence, and make them industry-ready with our holistic education. Over the years, we have provided skilled professionals for industries such as Manufacturing, Automation, IT, Computer Engineering and many more. Around 2,500 NTTF students get placed across India and abroad every year with attractive salary packages after completing diploma, PG diploma and PG degree programs.

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