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The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous institution of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, is the apex National R&D institution in the field of Solar Energy. NISE is organizing “Suryamitra” skill development programmes in collaboration with State Nodal Agencies, at various locations across the country.

The programme aims to develop the skills of youth, considering the opportunities for employment in the growing Solar Energy Power project’s installation, operation & maintenance in India and abroad. The Suryamitra Programme is also designed to prepare the candidates to become new entrepreneurs in Solar Energy sector. The Suryamitra Skill Development Programmes are sponsored by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India.


MIT Polytechnic, Pune is an ISO certified Engineering Diploma Institute located at Kothrud, Pune. Spread over five acres of land MIT Polytechnic is one of the Premier institutes of Pune known for its quality, result and performance maintained over the past 20 years of span.

MIT Polytechnic Pune was founded on 14 August 1995 as one of the first private polytechnic for women, in Pune region which became co-ed institute in 2003. It was Dr. Mangesh T.Karad sir who was keen to start the diploma education for the female students.

MIT Polytechnic [Formerly Sri Savitribai Phule Women’s Polytechnic, Pune] was established in the year 1995 in Pune. It created its own mark as an institute with highest passing percentage and students have topped the MSBTE Merit list as well. It is one of the first private Diploma institute to achieve the ISO certification. With the increasing demand by the male students, it duly became a co-ed institution in the year 2003.With the increasing demands, in 2008 it started working in two shifts.

The principle objective of the institute is to provide value based quality undergraduate education in the engineering streams like Computer Engineering, IT Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. All its courses are affiliated to Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education,[MSBTE] Mumbai and approved by the Government of Maharashtra.


The candidates with the following qualifications are eligible.

  1. Essential qualification - The candidate should be 10th pass and ITI in Electrician /Wireman/Electronics Mechanic/Fitter/ Sheet Metal, not below 18 years.
  2. Preferable Qualification : The candidates with Diploma in Electrical, Mechanical and Electronics branches will be preferred. Candidates with electrician certificate and experience shall also be preferred. The Engineering Graduates and persons with other higher qualification are not eligible to apply.
  3. During the selection of trainees, special emphasis to be given to the persons coming from rural background, unemployed youth, women, SC/ST candidates.
  4. Persons with higher qualifications like degree in any discipline or higher are strictly not eligible


The duration of this residential skill development program is 600 hrs (approx 90 days). This is the residential program and it is free which includes boarding and lodging. Suryamitra Skill Development Programmes are sponsored by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India.

Seats: Presently, there shall be 30 seats for each batch of training program.

At the end of the course, proper assessment shall be made and certificates shall be issued.


  1. The main curriculum of teaching would be as per the National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT) approved Module-5 which is attached with the Guidelines.
  2. The training program is residential with a clear daily time table which would preferable include early morning physical exercise such as Yoga/PT etc.
  3. The first hour of the day may be utilized for class-room lectures.
  4. The practical hours may be utilized for hands on exercise in the lab sites, Experiments, class room exercises, software simulations if any, and to conduct the regular quizzes/class test and industrial visits.
  5. For experiments/field visit, the batch may be divided into multiple groups depending on the availability of facility.
  6. Motivational sessions (1 hr. duration each) shall be conducted once every two weeks.
  7. The host institute shall provide one set of uniform to all the Suryamitra participants. Participants must attend the session in proper uniforms only. A T-shirt (Grey color) with NISE logo and a pant (Yellow Color) for both male/female. The jacket, safety helmets and boots must be provided to all participants, and may be retained by the host institute after the training.
  8. Each participant/group shall be given an access to proper toolkits for working in the lab/site.
  9. Each modules of a session guides the trainer to prepare the materials for that particular session. The trainer is free to opt for any references and, training methodology/slides, provided the objectives in the sessions are covered in full length.
  10. The preferred medium of instruction would be the respective local language, but though Hindi and English may also be preferred depending on the demand from the class.
  11. The trainer/institute may also conduct a class test/quiz at the end of each session as a part of continuous assessment. The criteria/pattern of conducting these quizzes and tests can be decided by the trainer. Also, each day may preferably start with the recap of the previous day’s sessions.
  12. Trainers are requested to give sufficient home works to the participants during the weekend.





    At the end of the suryamitra program, the host institute may arrange for placement of the “Suryamitra” by inviting, solar industries, EPC companies, marketing companies, large contractors working with Transco, Discoms etc. Maximum number of the participants must be provided employment at the end of the program. Host institute may coordinate with SNA’s to invite companies for the placement.