राष्ट्रीय इलेक्ट्रॉनिकी एवं सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान ,कालीकट

National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology,Calicut

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
Government of India
Course Calendar

SP100 : Certificate course in Solar Power Installation Operation and Maintenance

Course : Certificate course in Solar Power Installation Operation and Maintenance
Code : SP100
Starting Date : 09 March,2020
Last Date To Apply : 05 March,20
Course Coordinator :

Mr. Mohan C,

Scientist/Engineer 'D',


0495 2287266

Course Preamble

Given the growing demand for skilled professionals in solar power electricity generation, and the rapid changes in PV technology, there is an increasing demand for the skill manpower in maintenance of Solar PV Power plant both in India and abroad. The course has been designed to meet this requirement. This job-oriented course is designed with a proper balance of theory with practice, so that students get enough hands on experience. The project work at the end of the course enables students to get an exposure to industrial standards.

Course Objective

This is a skill oriented course in the study of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells, modules, and system components; electrical circuits; PV system design and sizing for use on homes, commercial building etc., understanding energy conversion from sunlight to electricity, and working with solar conversion equipment. This Course will give students the book knowledge and hands on experience needed to become entrepreneur
/ self employed.

Course Outcome

This, 80 Hours spanned over 3 weeks, intensive training course has been specifically designed to address the requirements of Solar PV Module installer who want to become experts in Solar Power Electricity Generation. Participants will learn different types of solar PV module and batteries used in solar PV plant, design of solar PV Plant based on estimated loads etc

Course Structure

Title of unit or other component
(including any identification code used)

Estimated size
(learning hours)

Understanding the Solar PV cells parameters 8
Selecting the solar PV system components 16
Solar PV System Design and Integration 16
Installing, Trouble Shooting and Safety 20
Project 20
Total Hours 80


Course Contents

  • Learn procedure of measurement of Electrical Quantities
  • Follow procedure to measure Solar parameters
  • Learn how to assemble Solar PV module
  • Recognize different types of Batteries and their uses.
  • Use of Solar charge controller (MPPT)
  • Learn working principle of Inverter
  • Design methodology for SPV system.
  • Various tools use for Solar PV panel mounting
  • Design of Mechanical structure for Solar PV
  • Installation and Troubleshooting Solar PV System
  • Installation and Troubleshooting Solar Street, Light and Solar Lantern
  • Maintenance and Safety of Solar PV System, Electrical Audit.
  • Preparation of Solar PV Plant Installation Check list
  • Installation and Troubleshooting of 300Wp Solar Power Plant

Course Fees

Rs. 8,080 includes GST for general candidates and free for SC/ST candidates. SC/ST candidates are exempted from tuition fee subject to terms and conditions.


10+2, Diploma, Any Graduate, ITI

Important Dates

Course Starting date


Last date to submit application form


Selection intimation in website


Counseling/Admission/spot admission


Commencement of class work


Payment of Fee


More Details

For more details like How to Apply, Placement, Hostel, etc please see the Course Calendar 

For more Information Contact the course coordinator :  Mr. Mohan C, Scientist/Engineer 'D', mohan@nielit.gov.in ,0495 2287266