Energy is central to development as mechanization for improving the quality of life through enhanced productivity of goods and services, depends on availability of energy.


Solar energy is a large renewable resource freely available and is one of the most promising, clean, non-polluting source, currently a large number of solar energy devices like solar cooker, solar water heater, solar photovoltaic pumps and solar photovoltaic lighting systems are gaining popularity.


This course is designed to train technicians who can install, maintain and promote the use if such solar appliances.


Those completing this course can find employment in the nodal agencies of the ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources, voluntary agencies and other organizations promoting the technology at district and block levels.


Entrepreneurial opportunities would also be available in terms of opening shops for spare parts, servicing and sale of solar devices.

Medium of Instruction

Hindi or English

Entry Level

8th pass

Course Duration

1 year

Essential Course Duration

300 Hours

Course Fee


Course Components
S.No Title of Component Duration (in Hrs.)
Theory Practical
1 Solar energy technician 100 200
  Total Duration 300 Hours
Scheme of Examination
S.No Name of the subject / Modules Time (in hrs.) Marks Total
Theory Practical Theory Practical Internal Assessment
1 Solar energy technician 2 3 30 70 - 100
Passing Criteria
S.No Name of the subject Certification criteria (percentage)
Theory Practical Internal Assessment Aggregate in each paper module
1 Solar energy technician - - - 33