PG Certificate Programme in Energy Management; apply by Oct 4
National Productivity Council (NPC), under Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India; Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Productivity, 6, Aavin Diary Road, Ambattur Industrial Estate (North), Ambattur, Chennai-600 050, has invited applications for admission to the Industry Oriented, One Year, Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Energy Management, 2019-20, to be held at the Institute from 8 November 2019.
The objective of NPC is to stimulate productivity consciousness in the country and to provide productivity services with a view to maximizing the utilization of available resources of men, machines, materials and power, to wage war against waste, and to help secure for the people of the country a better and higher standard of living.
The programme is practice-oriented and aims to (i) fully equip and develop the trainees for taking up challenging assignments as energy managers in industries, central/state energy development agency, Energy consulting firms, Energy Management centers, etc. (ii) evolve suitable strategy for efficient energy management (iii) develop the ability to carry out energy audits and work out suitable action plans for effecting energy savings and their implementation (iv) take up macro level energy surveys, prepare data base and work out models and programme for wide application, awareness etc.
Eligibility: Applicant should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any branch of Engineering/Technology and must have excellent analytical and creative bent of mind and aptitude for applied work. There is no age restriction. Those appearing in the final degree examination can also apply, but must produce cumulative mark sheets of the entire course during the time of Interview.
Selection: After screening the applications received, the selected candidates will be called to appear for an interview, at their own cost, on a date at one of the centers, which would be intimated. The final selection would be based on the marks scored in the U.G. degree exam and performance of the candidate in the interview.
Curriculum: Selected candidates will undergo intensive, comprehensive and industry oriented programme at the institute (AIP) for a year. The curriculum prescribed for the course is the outcome of blending experience of training and consultancy work that NPC has accumulated for over forty years. The broad coverage of subjects is given at the website. The Syllabus and details about Lab facility available are given in the Prospectus.
The programme would be conducted through class-room lectures, hands on practical sessions in the CETEE facility, case studies, group discussions, business games, role plays, group learning methods, etc. The training would be imparted through presentations and lectures using audio visual aids like LCD projectors, white board, flipcharts, etc.
Application: Application form is available at http://www.npcindia.gov.in/. A printout of the same may be taken, filled and submitted along with copies of proofs of educational qualifications, mark sheets of the qualifying (B.E/ B.Tech) exam, date of birth and caste certificate (if applicable). The last date for receipt of the filled in application form is 4 October 2019.
Course Fee: The fee for the entire programme is Rs. 2,50,000/-. The candidate has to pay an amount of Rs. 25000/-, at the time of admission, which is non-refundable. The balance amount of Rs. 2,25,000/- is to be paid in two instalments of Rs. 1,12,500/- each. All payments are to be made by way of Demand Draft payable in favour of ‘National Productivity Council’, payable at New Delhi.
Boarding and lodging has to be arranged by the candidate at his/her own cost.
Award of Certificate: Those who qualify in the prescribed examinations, project and other evaluations will be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Energy Management.
For details, visit http://www.npcindia.gov.in/