Electronics Sector Skills Council of India

Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI’s) is a Not–for–Profit Organization, registered under the Indian Companies Act, 1956.The Council has been promoted by Five Associations i.e. CEAMA, ELCINA, IESA, IPCA, MAIT & ELCOMA with financial support by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

Nation needs skill growth, Food Bill can’t feed needy.
– Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi
Prime Minister of India

14 Sub – Sectors for Electronics as high potential for employment
Consumer Electronics Automotive Electronics
IT Hardware PCB Manufacturing
PCB Assembly Active Components
Communication & Broadcasting Solar Electronics
Passive Components Medical Electronics
Industrial Electronics LED Lighting
Strategic Electronics PCB Design


ESSCI is focused on establishing an effective and efficient ecosystem for developing and imparting of outcome-oriented skills for the Electronics Systems, Design and Manufacturing (ESDM).

ESSCI is responsible for standardization, accreditation and certification processes in ESDM.

ESSCI’s target is to train 5,000 trainees in FY14, 20,000 by FY2015 & 2 million on cumulative basis by 2022.

ESSCI has trained 6,500 trainees in Employment Oriented Courses.

Benefits of ESSCI to the Industry

  • Reduced in- house training cost due to industry ready personal is ready.
  • Up skilling for existing employee to boost the skills workforces & better productivity.
  • Serve as a platform for promoting CSR.
  • Reduced labour cost due to abundance availability of skilled manpower.
  • Higher standards in delivering quality of Service as per NOS and deliver a mechanism for industry relevant training
  • Council will be a nodal body that will understand the skill requirements & would ensure development & delivery of world class skills
  • ESSCI training provider will focus on skill sets such as leadership skills, time management skills, team building skills etc.
  • ESSCI Assessment partner will assess the students for theoretical & practical knowledge & ESSCI will certify the pass students.

LED Lighting Sector

Job Roles – LED Lighting
LED Light Design Engineer LED Light Repair Technician
LED Light Design Validation Engineer LED Luminaries Testing and Measurement Technician
LED Light Mechanical Assembly Operator

As per the latest LMIS study done by iMaCS, LED sector has been identified as an emerging sector in which there would be high employment opportunities in both service as well as manufacturing space in near future. Current market size in LED lighting is 3065 Crores & 10469 Crores for Lighting (Source ELCOMA) with 500 companies engaged in the same. Therefore, LED lighting has been added as an additional sub-sector in the electronics domain by our Council.