Printing Technology

Printing Technology

In this course, students learn to set up and operate offset and digital printing presses and process print jobs. They also learn to create and print digital graphics. Students may also learn about speciality printing, including flexography and screen printing. Here you also learn some common concepts found in printing technology courses: Types of presses, Plates, Ink, Materials used, Color, Software, Digital file storing etc.

MHRD, Government of India and UGC
10+2 or equivalent in any stream
3 Years (6 Semesters)

Programme Objectives

The program’s goal is to give students the hands-on experience, academic understanding, and practical skills they need to succeed in careers in printing technology.

Among the specific programme goals of the B.Voc. in Printing Technology are the following:

Course Duration

Bachelor of Vocational Studies (B.Voc) is a three-year degree program offered at Kalinga University.


The minimum eligibility to take admission in B.Voc is 10+2 (in any stream) or equivalent or 2 year ITI Diploma after Class 10th or 3 Year Polytechnic Diploma after Class 10th.

Career Path

Graduates of the Bachelor of Vocational Studies (B.Voc.) in Printing Technology programme can find job opportunities in various printing, publishing, and packaging industries. Some of the common job areas for graduates of the programme include:

Job AreaJob Description
Print Production ManagementOversee the entire printing process, manage workflow, coordinate with staff and clients, ensure quality control, and meet deadlines.
Prepress TechnicianPrepare digital files for printing, including image editing, colour correction, and layout design. Use specialized software to create and manipulate digital images and designs, convert files to the appropriate format, and ensure they are print-ready.
Press OperatorOperate printing presses, set up and adjust machines, monitor print quality, and troubleshoot problems. Ensure the correct ink and paper are used, and the press is calibrated correctly. Perform routine maintenance tasks and make necessary repairs.
Ink TechnicianPrepare and test ink formulations, manage inventory, and maintain equipment. Create custom colour formulations as needed, and ensure that ink quality meets industry standards. Maintain an accurate inventory of ink supplies, order new materials as needed, and dispose of old or expired ink. Keep equipment clean and in good working order.
Digital Printing SpecialistUse digital printing technology to produce high-quality prints, manage colour profiles, and maintain printers. Work with clients to determine the best printing solutions for their needs, and recommend paper types, ink colours, and finishing options. Ensure that prints meet quality standards, and troubleshoot problems as they arise. Stay up-to-date with the latest digital printing technologies and techniques.
Sales and MarketingSell printing services and products, build relationships with customers and develop marketing strategies. Communicate with clients to understand their needs and recommend appropriate solutions. Attend trade shows and other industry events to showcase products and services and build new business relationships. Develop marketing campaigns to promote products and services and analyze data to measure their effectiveness.

Fees Structure

S.No Name of the Course Registration Fee (One Time) Course Fee (Per Sem) Exam Fee (Per Sem) Re-Reg Fee* (Per Sem) Total
1 Printing Technology 1,500 15,000 1,000 500 100,000

Programme Scheme

Admission Procedure


The minimum eligibility for admission in B.Voc is 10+2 (in any stream) or equivalent or a two-year ITI Diploma after Class 10th or a three-year Polytechnic Diploma after Class 10th.

About Fees Structure​

Selected candidates will have to deposit the fee within ten working days after the declaration of the Successful candidate’s list. Students can pay the fee by any mode – Online/ Cheque/Draft.

Academic Calendar​

The academic calendar of Kalinga University will be followed for all academic and examination matters.


The students of the programme will be governed by the University rules in regard to minimum attendance and evaluation for the award of a Degree Certificate.