Special Manpower Development Program for Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Sector

Project Proposal

Special Manpower Development Program for Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Sector.

Background & Rationale

The government of India has approved the National Policy on Electronics 2012 which aims at transforming India into a premier Electronics System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM) hub. The policy’s objective includes creating an eco-system for a globally competitive Electronic System Design and Manufacturing sector in the country to achieve a turnover of USD 400 billion by 2025 and employ 35 million (approx.) skilled manpower at various levels. To create a policy framework for creating a conducive ecosystem for promoting investment in ESDM sector in the country, various major policy decisions like setting up of semiconductor fab in the country; Electronic Manufacturing Clusters (EMCs); Preference for Domestically Manufactured Electronic Goods; Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (MSIPS), etc. have already been initiated.

At present, the industry is characterised by high levels of import and low domestic content, however, the scenario is expected to change in the near future as the thrust is given to higher domestic value addition, indigenous manufacturing, and product development. Major Industry Verticals covered under ESDM are Strategic Electronics (Aerospace & Defence, Atomic Energy and Space), Automotive Electronics Segment, Information & Broadcasting Segment, Industrial Electronics Segment, Medical Electronics Segment.

The employment in the Electronics Industry is estimated to grow phenomenally. Hence the instant scheme would facilitate skill development in ESDM sector focussing on students/ unemployed youth of ITI, Diploma, engineering graduates, etc. to increase their employability to work in ‘Manufacturing’ and ‘Service support’ functions.

The present education/skill development system at both formal as well as the non-formal level is not vibrant enough to meet the emerging requirement of the ESDM sector. Hence, it is essential for the Government to intervene and create an enabling requirement for increasing the numbers of skill providers (both in public and private domain) to address the emerging human resource requirements for ESDM sector
The ESDM sector needs 36 lakh people in the manufacturing and service sector of ESDM in both the public and private domain. (ESDM) Sector.

About The ESDM Program

  • Elios Management Consulting is running Certificate Programs for special manpower development program for the ESDM sector (Electronics system design manufacturing).
  • To skill urban and rural youth of ITIs and Polytechnics, trade of Electronics, Electrical, Instrumentation, IT, CS, and Mechatronics by giving a 300 hours training program aligned with NSQF Level 5 and 6 by IIT Delhi certified trainers to improve the employability of unemployed youth and to fulfil the requirements of proficient manpower for the industries of emerging ESDM sector.
  • In contemporary times Electronics system design manufacturing, which includes the internet of things, the application of electronic chips, and a variety of electronic system designs is the need of hour.
  • “Make in India” program is a focus area by Government. of India and Electronic chip manufacturing is being done in our country. Various defence corridors inclusive of DelhiAgra has attracted the attention of the big manufacturers along with service providers and MSMEs.
  • The data available for employment in this sector reveals that around 36 lac manpower are required for various job roles in the emerging ESDM sector of India.
  • As per Govt. of India reports, the demand for ESDM will expand in the near future. As Skill University we need to support them by way of creating skilled and proficient manpower.
  • Against this background, Elios Management Consulting has introduced an ESDM shortterm training program of 300 Hours for students who are engaged in ITIs, polytechnics and engineering in the field of electronics, electrical, CS, IT, mechatronics and instrumentation.
  • With strong industry linkages, there will be assured placements for all the candidates in top telecom and mobile companies.

Level of Awards

The certification levels will lead to Advance Diploma Sr. No.AwardDurationCorresponding NSQF level aligned
1Certificate300 hours

5 for it is/ polytechnic/diploma holder and 6 for engineering


Proposed course and their Curriculum

Course Title

Certificate Courses in ESDM and


Duration300 hours
Timing09:00am to 03:00 pm
Number of Theory Classes75 hourse quivalent to 5 credits
Number of Practical Classes225 hourse quivalent to 5 credits
Medium of TeachingEnglish
Batch size30



Who can apply


Who have ITI, Diploma and Graduation in Electronics, Electrical, Mechatronics, IT,CS and Instrumentation

Minimum Education QualificationITI in related field
AgeAtleast 18 years of age.
No.of Credits S.no.No. of credits in theoryNo. of credits in practicalTotal no. of credits

Note: 1 credit is equivalent 15 hours in case of theory, and 1 credit is equivalent 45 hours in case of practical.

Practical On the Job Training (225 Hours)

Transfer of skills will only be possible through real time experience and “Learning by Doing”. For this the following methods are to be adopted for this course namely: –
  • Exposure Visit to institutions engaged in ESDM, Semiconductor, VLSI, Embedded technologies, IC design and other relevant areas. For this the University shall have MOU/LOI with few private and government institutions.
  • On the Job Training with Elios Management Consulting and their associates in this sector across the country shall be organised.


Scheme Type  No. of hrs. Credit 
Theory 75 5
On-the-Job Training (OJT) 225 5

Career Opportunity

This certificate program will help the students in following ways: –

  • Can get wage employment in ESDM and Semiconductor Sector.
  • Start their enterprise.

Assessment Process and Awards

Theory/practical assessment by third party.
  • There will be two components of examination: internal and external. Every course will have marks as per the scheme of the Programme.
  • Course may have both practical as well theory component as per the scheme in such cases 50% marks will be assigned to theory and 50% mark to the practical exam as stated in the scheme with its credits.
  • In case of theory examinations, the 70% will be awarded on the basis of external examination and 30% will be awarded on the basis of continuous internal assessment.
  • In case of practical the 30% will be awarded on the basis of external examination and 70% will be awarded on the basis of continuous internal assessment.



Theory Internal Assessment

30 marks out of which 10 marks for practical, 20 marks for MCQs and short question


External Assessment


70 marks, 20 marks for MCQs and 50 marks for long term questions

Total Marks


CSR Proposal

We request your esteemed organisation to fund 500 deserving students from underprivileged backgrounds by financing their course fees for the Certificate Course in ESDM (Electronics Skill Design & Manufacturing) in this financial year. These students, who lack access to quality education and resources, possess immense potential and a strong desire to uplift their lives through skill development. By investing in these young minds, your organisation will directly contribute to breaking the cycle of poverty and empowering individuals to build a brighter future. With your support, these students will gain essential knowledge, practical skills, and industry exposure, paving their way towards meaningful employment in the high-growth electronics sector.

In recognition of your support, we propose showcasing your organisation as a valued partner on our promotional materials, social media platforms, and during graduation ceremonies. This will not only enhance your corporate image but also inspire others to join this noble cause. Together, we can create a lasting impact on the lives of these underprivileged students, enabling them to become catalysts of positive change.