Tata Institute of Social Sciences


Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc) – Renewable Energy Technology

B.Voc – Renewable Energy Technology

  • It is a work integrated, “earn as you learn” degree program.
  • This education system does not emphasize on the theory alone but is primarily based on the shop floor practices of the industry/company. It is aimed at bridging the gap between theoretical concepts and actual industry requirements.
  • For one – two days in a week, the participant will be attending theory sessions at Advit Foundation’s training centre in gurgaon, while on the remaining days they work as an intern (facilitated by Advit) with industries.
  • The program offers flexibility by means of multiple entry and exit system. The participants can exit after completing a level and begin working as a skilled professional in the chosen skill. Later, they can rejoin for progression to the next level. TISS-SVE will award level certificate on successful completion of each level.
  • 1 year

    2 years

    2 years / 3 years

    Awarded diploma in solar energy Awarded advanced diploma in solar
    and alternate energy
    Awarded B.Voc degree in renewable
    energy technology
  • The equivalent level of the B.Voc degree is as depicted
  • Course Fee :
    Rs. 39,000 per annum
  • The entire course has an excellent blend of technical concepts, practical training and soft skills.
  • Enrolling the participants in an industry internship from the beginning ensures that the gap between the education and the actual industry requirement is filled.
  • Examination will be conducted by TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES – School of Vocational Education.
  • After completion, the candidate will receive a UGC recognized, TISS issued B.Voc degree.
Who should apply?
  • 12th pass with Maths and Science preferably.
  • Diploma or ITI in relevant trades from AICTE/UGC/recognized body/university/institution.
  • Working individuals looking to add a qualification (weekend classes).

Advantages to Candidates

  • Candidates are exposed to a holistic classroom training that not only covers technical aspects but also covers soft skills, communication, English, project budgeting and financing
    basics etc.
  • Candidates will receive a UGC recognized, TISS issued B.Voc degree. The B.Voc degree is considered at par with any other bachelor’s degree. It qualifies the candidate for government jobs, bank exams and public services exams.
  • It is an earn as you learn program and the candidates get to understand the actual industry standards.
  • 3 years of the candidates’ career are saved as they gain 3 years’ worth of work experience.
  • At the end of the program, depending on their capability, they can get absorbed in the companies where they have done their internship.
  • This program also builds capacity in the candidate to become an entrepreneur.
  • Candidates wishing to study further in the general education system, can also cross-transfer from vocational stream to academic stream to pursue degree and diplomas.


  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 and was declared a deemed university in 1964, under section 3 of UGC act of 1956.
  • The school of vocational education (SVE) at TISS, has been offering Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc) program since 2011.
  • The B.Voc programs are work integrated programs that aim to bridge the gap between theoretical concepts and actual industry requirements.

About Advit Foundation

  • Advit Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation working towards environmental resource conservation and livelihood enhancement since 2004.
  • Primary work areas are : Renewable energy promotion and skill development, water conservation, rural development, environment education.
  • Affiliated training hub in Gurugram for TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES.
  • Managing partner of Centre of Excellence – Solar at National Institute of Solar Energy, Gwalpahari, Ministry of Power.
  • Managing partner of Rajiv Gandhi Renewable Energy Park, for Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency 2009-2015.
  • Training partner with Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation (HARTRON).
  • Training partner with Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI), NSDC.

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