Entrance Exams Engineering & Technology

Bureau of Energy Efficiency BEE(BEE)

Information

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, Government of India, is empowered to specify the regulations and mechanism to meet the above objectives. BEE has retained the National Productivity Council (NPC) as the National Certifying Agency, which would conduct the National Level Certification Examination for Energy Managers and Energy Auditors under the aegis of Bureau.
The essential qualification for a Certified Energy Manager and Certified Energy Auditor would be the passing of a National Level Certification Examination, which will be conducted under the aegis of Bureau of Energy Efficiency. The national level certification examination, conducted by a National Certifying Agency, will establish a uniform criterion for the certification of Energy Managers/Energy Auditors and will also ensure that services of qualified persons, having the requisite knowledge on the subject, are available to the industry.
The certification examination will be conducted based on the syllabus/curriculum approved by the Bureau. The proposed syllabus will go under modifications from time to time based on the feed back received and future developments. The requisite modifications will be incorporated by the national level certification agency in the syllabus in consultation with the Bureau from time to time.

Important dates and Eligibility

Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria for appearing in the examination. Energy Managers: a graduate Engineer (Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Technology) or equivalent with three years of work experience involving use of energy in operation, maintenance, planning, etc.; or a post-graduate Engineer (Master of Engineering/Master of Technology) or equivalent with two years of work experience involving use of energy in operation, maintenance, planning, etc.; or a graduate Engineer with post-graduate degree in Management or equivalent with two years of work experience involving use of energy in operation, maintenance, planning, etc.; or a diploma Engineer or equivalent with six years of work experience involving use of energy in operation, maintenance, planning, etc.; or a post-graduate in Physics or Electronics or Chemistry (with Physics and Mathematics at graduation level) with three years of work experience involving use of energy in operation, maintenance, planning, etc. Energy Auditors: a graduate Engineer (Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Technology) or equivalent with three years of work experience involving use of energy in operation, maintenance, planning, etc.; or a post-graduate Engineer (Master of Engineering/Master of Technology) or equivalent with two years of work experience involving use of energy in operation, maintenance, planning, etc.; or a graduate Engineer with post-graduate degree in Management or equivalent with two years of work experience involving use of energy in operation, maintenance, planning, etc. Candidates should have acquired the requisite number of years of work experience as on the closing date of the application i.e. 31st July 2012. Candidates will be registered and guidebooks will be sent only on receipt of Experience Certificate for which the last date will be 31st July 2012. Candidates without requisite work experience are not eligible to register for the examination.

Application Fee and Mode of Payment

FOR NEW CANDIDATES (a) Application Fee:
(i) for general candidates : Rs. 500/- Rs. 250/-
(ii) for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes : Rs. 250/-
(iii) for candidates belonging to other Backward Classes having annual income of less than Rs.4.5 lakhs per annum : Rs. 250/-
(b) Certification fee including Examination fee:
(i) for general candidates : Rs. 10,000/-
(ii) for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes : Rs. 5,000/-
(iii) for candidates belonging to other Backward Classes having annual income of less than Rs.4.5 lakhs per annum : Rs. 5,000/-
(iv) for company sponsored candidates : Rs. 20,000/-

FOR SUPPLEMENTARY CANDIDATES Application Fee: Nil
Examination Fee: (i) for general candidates : Rs. 1500/- per paper
(ii) for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes : Rs. 750/- per paper
(iii) for candidates belonging to other Backward Classes having annual income of less than Rs.4.5 lakhs per annum : Rs. 750/- per paper

FOR UP GRADATION FROM ENERGY MANAGER TO ENERGY AUDITOR
Up gradation Fee:
(i) for general candidates : Rs. 1500/-
(ii) for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes : Rs. 750/-
(iii) for candidates belonging to other Backward Classes having annual income of less than Rs.4.5 lakhs per annum : Rs. 750/-

Application Fee and Certification Fee (Rs.10,500 (or) Rs. 20,500 (or) Rs. 5,250 as applicable) is to be paid by one common Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Bureau of Energy Efficiency” payable at “Chennai” along with Application Form for Registration.

Details

Registration and Certification Process
• Registration for the certification Examination will be done on receipt of the filled-in application form along with requisite fees from the candidates
• The candidates have to send the printout of the filled in online application form along with all necessary enclosures. Once we receive the physical form, the same will be scrutinized within ten working days and if found eligible, a Registration No. will be allotted and the Registration No. will be informed through email.
• Guide Books will be despatched by speed post to all the registered candidates on their respective address given in the application form. • Printout of the Hall Tickets can be taken online at www.aipnpc.org two weeks before the
commencement of the examination.
• The results of the written examination will be communicated to all the candidates and also displayed online at www.aipnpc.org and www.bee-india.nic.in
• Certificates and credentials will be awarded to the successfully passed eligible candidates.

Filled-in application form along with requisite fee and enclosures should reach the following address on or before 31st July 2012:
The Director Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Productivity National Productivity Council 6, SIDCO Industrial Estate, Ambattur, Chennai – 600 098 Tel. No. 044 – 26255216 Fax No. 044 – 26254904/26255012 Email: aipnpc@vsnl.net

Test Pattern
(a) The examination Papers for Energy Managers and Energy Auditors are given below:

Paper No. Name of the Paper Duration
I General Aspects of Energy Management & Energy Audit. 3 Hrs 150
II Energy Efficiency in Thermal Utilities 3 Hrs 150
III Energy Efficiency in Electrical Utilities 3 Hrs 150
IV Energy Performance Assessment for Equipment and Utility systems (Open Book Examination)** 3 Hrs 150


(b) The candidate appearing for Energy Manager Examination has to pass THREE papers, viz., Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III and obtain a minimum of 50% of the maximum marks in each paper.
(c) The candidate appearing for Energy Auditor Examination has to pass all the above FOUR papers viz., Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III & Paper-IV and obtain a minimum of 50% of the maximum marks in each paper.



Examination Schedule
Paper No. Name of the Paper Examination Date
I General Aspects of Energy Management & Energy Audit. 15 Sep 2012 09:30-12:30 Hrs
II Energy Efficiency in Thermal Utilities 15 Sep 2012 14:00 –17:00 Hrs
III Energy Efficiency in Electrical Utilities 16 Sep 2012 09:30-12:30 Hrs
IV Energy Performance Assessment for Equipment and Utility systems (Open Book Examination) 16 Sep 2012 14:00 –17:00 Hrs

Test Centers

a) The proposed centres for conduct of the written examination are: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Dehradun, Delhi/NCR, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram and Vadodara. c) The applicant will have to give three choices of examination centres in the order of preference. d) If the number of applicants for a particular centre is found to be less than the minimum required number, the examination centre for those applicants can be shifted to next preferred centres.

Curriculum

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