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Bureau of Energy Efficiency - BEE 2017 National Certification Examination

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BEE 2017 Entrance Exam 

18th NATIONAL CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION FOR ENERGY MANAGERS AND ENERGY AUDITORS – SEPTEMBER 2017

The Government of India has enforced The Energy Conservation Act, 2001 ( No 52 of 2001, 29th September, 2001 ) with effect from 1st March, 2002. The Act provides mainly for efficient use of energy and its conservation and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. As per the Energy Conservation Act 2001, it is mandatory for all the designated energy consumers to get energy audit conducted by an Accredited Energy Auditor [ under clause 14(h) and 14(i) ] and to designate or appoint an Energy Manager [ under clause 14(l) ]. The Government of India has notified the list of designated consumers and the details are available at the following link : www.beeindia.in.

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 & Energy Auditors under the aegis of Bureau.

BEE 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for appearing in the examination.

For Certified Energy Managers ( CEM ) Exam :

  • 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 ( after diploma ) 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.

For Certified Energy Auditors ( CEA ) Exam :

  • 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.

c) Candidates should have acquired the requisite number of years of work experience as on the closing date of the application i.e. 30th June 2017. Candidates will be registered and guidebooks will be sent only on receipt of Experience Certificate for which the last date will be 30th June 2017. Candidates without requisite work experience are not eligible to register for the examination.

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BEE 2017 Examination Papers and Scheme 

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

Paper NoName of the PaperDurationMax Marks
IGeneral Aspects of Energy Management & Energy Audit.3 Hrs150
IIEnergy Efficiency in Thermal Utilities3 Hrs150
IIIEnergy Efficiency in Electrical Utilities3 Hrs150
IVEnergy Performance Assessment for Equipment and Utility systems ( Open Book Examination )**2 Hrs100

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.

d) Question Papers for Energy Manager and Energy Auditor are common for the first three papers viz. Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III. Energy Auditor candidate passing the above three papers shall be eligible for award of Energy Manager Certification.

e) The degree of difficulty in Paper-IV will be comparatively much higher than other papers.

f) Medium of examination is English.

g) Paper – I, Paper – II and Paper – III shall consist of objective and descriptive type questions.

h) The Paper – IV for Energy Auditors will be an open book examination and shall consist of descriptive and numerical questions.

** The candidates can refer only the guide books supplied at the time of their registration, during the paper IV examination. No other reference books and written material will be allowed.

BEE 2017 Examination Centres

  • The proposed centres for conduct of the written examination are :
    Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Dehradun, Delhi / NCR, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram and Vadodara.
  • The applicant will have to give three choices of examination centres in the order of preference.
  • 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.

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BEE 2017 Application Form 

Prospectus can be downloaded and the candidate has to apply online accessing the websites www.aipnpc.org or www.em-ea.org or www.beeindia.gov.in and take the printout of the filled in application form and send it along with requisite fee and all enclosures.

BEE 2017 How to Apply

Fill BEE 2017 Online Application Form at www.aipnpc.org, please fill the form with all details and click “Submit” button for registration. You can have a preview of the application form and application number would generate. If any changes are to be done you can go back and make necessary changes. If all the details are correct, click “confirm” button. ( After confirmation no changes can be done. However, in case the candidate fill the application wrongly, he / she can fill the online application afresh and submit again. The application form received with enclosures and fee will alone be accepted and registered.

  • Take a print out of the generated online application form after successful submission of data.
  • Affix one passport size photo in the application.
  • Candidate must enclose copies of all relevant certificates in proof of Qualification, Experience and Caste ( if applicable ), etc. Otherwise the application will be rejected. ( For supplementary candidates need not send proof of qualification, experience ).
  • The format of OBC Certificate / SC / ST Certificate in Govt. of India format can be downloaded from the website www.aipnpc.org.
  • The Employment Experience Certificate format can be downloaded from the website www.aipnpc.org

Send the printed application form through post or courier, with enclosures to reach the following address on or before 30th June 2017 :

The Deputy Director General,
National Productivity Council,
Dr.Ambedkar Institute of Productivity,
6, Aavin Dairy Road,
Ambatttur Industrial Estate ( North ),
Ambattur, Chennai – 600 098.

BEE 2017 Applications received after the last date OR in any other format other than the prescribed one OR incomplete will be summarily rejected. Delays in transit and applications without relevant enclosures would be rejected without assigning any reason.

In all subsequent correspondence make sure that invariably you quote the registration number, which you will intimated through email once registered the application.

Candidates sponsored by State Development Agencies ( SDAs ) will also have to register through on-line application. In the case of SDA sponsored candidates, wherever mandatory, fill in ‘0’ in the space provided for DD No., Amount (Rs.), Bank Name, etc. While filling the online application and sending the printed application for registration, a copy of the letter from the Sponsoring Authority Agency ( SDA ) is to be enclosed along with the application.

Application Fee for New Candidates :

  • For general candidates – Rupee 500/-
  • For candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes – Rupee 250/-
  • For candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes having annual income of less than Rupee 4.5 lakhs per annum – Rupee 250/- 

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BEE 2017 Examination Schedule

Paper NoExamination PaperExamination DateTime
IGeneral Aspects of Energy Management & Energy Audit.23rd September, 201709:30 - 12:30 Hrs
IIEnergy Efficiency in Thermal Utilities23rd September, 201714:00 - 17:00 Hrs
IIIEnergy Efficiency in Electrical Utilities24th September, 201709:30 - 12:30 Hrs
IVEnergy Performance Assessment for Equipment and Utility systems ( Open Book Examination )24th September, 201714:00 - 16:00 Hrs

BEE 2017 Syllabus

  • Paper 1 : General Aspects of Energy Management and Energy Audit
  • Paper 2 : Energy Efficiency in Thermal Utilities
  • Paper 3 : Energy Efficiency in Electrical Utilities
  • Paper 4 : Energy Performance Assessment for Equipment and Utility Systems

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BEE 2017 Results

BEE 2017 Entrance Exam Results likely to be declared in the month of October, 2017

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BEE 2017 Important Dates

S.NoEventDate
1Last date to receive BEE 2017 Application Form30th June, 2017
2BEE 2017 Exam Date23rd & 24th September, 2017 ( Saturday & Sunday )

Useful Links

Application Form :  http://sql1.aipnpc.org/StuApplication.aspx

Contact Details

The Deputy Director General,
National Productivity Council,
Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Productivity,
6, Aavin Dairy Road, Ambattur Industrial Estate (North),
Ambattur, Chennai – 600 098,
Telephone No : 044 – 26255012,
Fax No : 044 – 26255012 / 26254904,
Email : aipnpc@vsnl.net / aipnpc@vsnl.com,
Website : www.aipnpc.org or www.em-ea.org or www.beeindia.gov.in

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