ignou advance certificate in power distribution management detail and support guidance

Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management ACPDM

The Advanced Certificate in Power Distribution Management has been developed by the School of Engineering and Technology, IGNOU in collaboration with the Ministry of Power for professionals employed in electrical power utilities or the electricity sector to upgrade their skills, enhance systemic efficiency and demonstrate commercially viable electricity distribution system that deliver quality power to the satisfaction of the beneficiaries. As a part of the national strategy evolved to address and concern of human resource development, this specially designed programme provides the opportunity of capacity building in power sector; it is targeted to provide training to the participants of power distribution utilities /companies, engineers and learners of the electricity sector. This programme addresses the general concerns and issues in the electricity distribution sector, including awareness and exchanges good practices amongst the stakeholders in the power industry. You are a stakeholder in the power industry, both as a consumer and as an employee or you may be aspiring to take up a job in the electrical industry. Therefore, you would surely welcome this opportunity of capacity building through a specially designed training programme.

The objectives of this programme are to:

  • Disseminate information about the current developments and reforms in the power distribution sector,
  • Generate awareness about the applications of emerging technologies and trends in the sector, and
  • Educate about various aspects of power distribution management to the personnel in the power sector/ candidates aspiring to take up a job in the electrical industry.

Eligibility: Engineering graduate/Engineering Diploma Holders


Science/Commerce/ Arts Graduates or equivalent with 2 years experience in power utilities or the electricity sector

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: Minimum 6 months and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs.5,400/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
BEE 1 Power Distribution Sector 6
BEE 2 Energy Management and IT Applications 4
BEE 3 Management of Power Distribution 6
Total Credits 16


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