Certificate Programme on Energy Management and Audit & Preparatory for CEM & CEA

Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM), Kolkata, has been conducting the 2-year full time AICTE Accredited Post graduate Diploma in Energy Management Course since 1993, which is now upgraded to a Master Degree programme (being renamed as MBA-PS) offered by the Calcutta University from 2009. Now, to cater the need amongst the working executives particularly in the energy intensive industries, i.e. almost all the process industries, manufacturing as well as transport sector, the institute is organizing a 2 Weeks (Full Time) Certificate Programme viz. Short Term Course (STC) in Energy Management and Audit. So far, thirteen STCs have been successfully conducted. The standard module has 80 contact hours. However, the course is also customized depending on the need from the floor and accordingly one-week, two-weeks and one month modules are also made available.

The focus of this Interactive Certificate programme, inter alia, is as follows:

General Aspects of Energy Management and Energy Audit: Energy Efficiency in Thermal Utilities:
Energy Scenario and Laws Fuels and Combustion
Basics of Energy and its Various Forms Boilers
Energy management & Audit Steam distribution & utilisation
Material and Energy Balance Furnaces
Energy Action Planning Insulation & Refractories
Financial Management FBC
Project Management Cogeneration
Monitoring & Targetting Waste Heat Recovery
Global Environmental Concerns
Efficiency in Electrical Utilities: Energy Performance Assessment for Equipment and Utility Systems:
Electrical systems Boilers and Furnaces
Electrical motors Cogeneration
Compressed air system Heat Exchanger
HVAC and Refrigeration System Motors and variable speed drives
Fans & Blowers Fans and blowers; Pumps and Compressors
Pumps and Pumping System HVAC Systems, PAT
Cooling Tower Lighting
Energy Conservation in Buildings and ECBC Financial Analysis
Lighting System Application of Non-Conventional & Renewable Energy
DG Set System Sources
Energy Efficiency Technologies Waste minimisation & resource conservation

The programme is a response of IISWBM, the oldest B-school in India (Estd. 1953) to fulfill the requirement of energy intensive industries in India. IISWBM was established by Dr. B.C. Roy, the Chief Minister of West Bengal as its Founder-President and is the first heritage Management Institute in India, which completed 60 years in April, 2013. IISWBM's mission is to hone managerial skills and competitive abilities of its students so that they can seamlessly adapt themselves to the ever-changing contours of the business world tomorrow.


Weeks (Full Time) or 2 Months (Evening; Monday to Friday) or 3 Months (Evening; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

  Admission Calendar

Subject Date
Last Date of Issue and Receipts of Application Form August
For 2 Weeks (Full Time) August
However, as already mentioned, customized courses would be located at site and duration is suitably modified to meet the plant demands.

  Admission Criteria & Selection Procedure

Working executives (BE/ BTECH/ ME/ MTECH/ Post graduate in Science or Management/ Diploma Engineers or equivalent).

Persons who are appearing for Certified Energy Manager/ Auditor (CEM/ CEA) Examination of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency. Also for those, who, by becoming CEM/CEA of BEE, wish to acquire the eligibility to directly appear for CEM International of Association of Energy Engineers (USA) held in India.


  Resource Persons for the Programme

Professor-In-Charge and Course Coordinator: Prof. Dr. B.K. Choudhury; BE (JGEC); Ph.D. (IIT)