My name is rishi verma I am from India.
My carrer has been puzzeled and stoped. So i need few good advice. If someone help me then it would be really thankful.
I have compeleted the engineering (b.tech) in electronics and communication from India. Then I worked as a project associate in a company for 1.6 years. Then i left the company and start preparing GMAT. But because of some personal reason i couldnt scored much (i got 450 in gmat). Then i droped the idea of GMAT. I wasted 2 yr in the prepration of GMAT exam.
But now i want to continue the job but want to change my field.
I want to be solar engineer. I want to enter in the field of solar energy system. How can I get in to solar field. I have few questions as follows:-
Q1) What type of knoweldge do i have gain to get into the solar field for solar engineer.?
Q2) What type of questions could be ask in the interview for solar engineer?
Q3) Is there any diploma type of courses in this field?
Q4) Very Imporatant Question:-
I have wasted my 2 yrs but now i do not want to do more. So I have to do job right now. Is there any other way to get job in solar field without doing any further courses?
Plz help me out from my condition.!!!!!!!!!
My advice would be to start a business on your own :) It seems to me like the demand for solar panel installation in India is huge, e.g.:
India's rural poor give up on power grid, go solar
I don't know any specifics, especially not about India, but get out there, find people who are thinking about installing solar panels, give them your business card, you may want to start by working for free to get some experience maybe... If you have a client that's willing to wait 2~3 months until you "get it right", then that's good for experience. And hit the books, etc.
But forget about school. Been there, done that, you won't find anyone down-to-earth over there unfortunately, trust me...
Since you are an engineer, not a tradesman (for example), & wish rapid development of a path, talking to people, almost nonstop, is your best bet. Don't leave a conversation without three to five names & contact info. Keep going.
Thankx I really appreciate ur advice .............
Sorry for late reply.....
I am also thinking to start the business of solar system. I have read lots of material. I come to know that
a) lot of money required to start the business of solar system installation.
b) If i started then i do not know how to takeout the profit margin in this field.
so plz guide me how to start the business?
THankx to advice me...
But i didnt get u? I didnt understand, what are u trying to say?
I really wish I could help you with that, but I have no experience with a business myself :(
Anyway, for solar systems, it does not seem like one would need a lot of money to start a business... Just start with small ~100W systems (I imagine there are a lot of rural Indians that would want one of those, and could afford it), ask the customer to pay in advance and do the job. Hopefully you can find people that trust you enough to give you money in advance :) Good luck
I'd be open to starting or joining others in creating a business in the solar field. I'm in real estate and am intereted in panels on my roof and getting ready or the future. Please advise.
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