EV Design, Verification and Validation Planning

One month VNIT Nagpur certificate course for those interested in a career in Electric Vehicles.
1 Year Program  | Hybrid Learning with Weekend Classes
Expert Speaker:
Mr. Vikrant Vaidya
Co-Founder & President, pManifold EV Academy
Expert Speaker:
Mr. Raghavendra Puranam
Chief Operating Officer, pManifold EV Academy
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Expert Speakers


live mentoring
Mr. Rahul Bagdia
MD, pManifold EV Academy
20+ years of extremely diverse global experience in various industries. He has worked with the Government of India for the Electric Vehicle Program Management Cell.
live mentoring
Dr. Makarand M. Lokhande
Associate Professor, VNIT
His research interests include electric vehicles, solar photovoltaic, microgrids, power electronics and electrical machines. Since June 2015, he is with Department of Electrical Engineering at VNIT Nagpur.
live mentoring
Mr. Vikrant Vaidya
President, pManifold evACAD
A recruiter and technical trainer for 10+ years. Vikrant is a vehicle-powertrain integration enthusiast with over two decades of experience in automotive industry working in leadership roles at Tata Motors, GM and TCS.
live mentoring
Dr. Ritesh Kesari
Associate Professor, VNIT
His research interests include power electronics and electric drives for electric vehicle propulsion and charging infrastructure
live mentoring
Tanzeef Sayeed
Sr. Manager, pManifold evACAD
In charge of operations, learner engagement and counseling at pManifold evACAD. Also handles recruitment and training of EV training sales team
live mentoring
Mr. Chandrakant Awate
Chief Engineer, Electric Vehicle at TATA Motors
Led the Electric Vehicle and ADAS (Advance Driver Assist System) development at TATA Motors
EVacad Tata Motors
live mentoring
Hosted by :
Mr. Raghavendra Puranam
Chief Operating Officer at pManifold EV Academy
An alumnus of IIT Madras, is New Products and Growth professional who has worked extensively in education and EdTech
live mentoring
Mr. Pushpahas Singh
Former HR Head (Manufacturing)
Pushpahas Singh is the former HR Head (Manufacturing) for all seven vehicle manufacturing plants of Hero Motocorp Ltd., the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer with a 46% share of India's two-wheeler market.
live mentoring
Mr. Karthik Athreya
Founder & CEO, Urban Sphere
A serial entrepreneur and electric vehicle expert with over 6 years of experience in EV Design, Development & Engineering. Urban Sphere is a connected & modular electric 2W, 3W & 4W EV manufacturer.
live mentoring
Mr. Okeoghene Ugbehe.
Technical Team Manager
An Energy Consultant (Renewable and Conventional), Energy Efficiency Advocate, Sustainability Coach, Business Innovator & Analyst, Automobile Engineer & E-Mobility Enthusiast, Entrepreneur and Lecturer.
Energy Sources and Powertrain Electrification - Hybrid, BEV, Fuel Cell
(Pre-requisites: Nil)

At the end of this course, learners will demonstrate the ability to:

1. Understand the various automotive powertrain layouts and architectures.

2. Analyze and evaluate various automotive powertrain architectures against vehicle propulsion requirements.

3. Analyze and evaluate various energy sources and on-board energy storage along with their conversion devices.

4. Analyze the tank to wheel efficiency for various powertrain architectures and on-board energy storage mix.
  • Module 1: Basics and Evolution of ICE Powertrains
  • Module 2: Electrification of Automotive Powertrains
  • Module 3: On-board Energy Devices
  • Module 4: Various Fuels
  • Module 5: Electricity - Generation, Transmission & Distribution
  • Module 6: Lifecycle Energy and Hybrid Energy Solutions
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* Conditions apply: Students are required to meet the criteria in internal evaluations to be eligible for placement support.

Who are
the attendees?

This 1-month online certificate course from VNIT will be beneficial for automotive, mechanical and other learners from non-electrical engineering backgrounds.
These are some of the people in different job roles that have found this course highly valuable in their current position as well as future career prospects.

What our students Say

Battery Modelling alumni
Ashwani Pandey
Cellark Powertech

This program has helped me a lot to clear all the doubts about designing the battery for several applications and how to think in ....

Battery Modelling alumni
Bhavesh Rastogi
Head -Battery Business,
Gulf Oil

I sincerely appreciate the learnings shared via this program which clears vis-a-vis connect with the present scenario to adopt and ...

Battery Modelling alumni
Alka Kumari
Logistics Planning Associate,

This program has given me a wider idea of how Electric Vehicles can be monitored and used in real life for various freight and ....

Battery Modelling alumni
Christopher Amewuho
Head of Engineering,
Solar Taxi

The program has been very educational and  interesting. I was exposed to a new set of tools and modeling techniques which is helping...

Battery Modelling alumni
Ritesh Keshri
Assistant Professor,

I learnt a lot about EVs especially Battery Pack Configuration and Battery Management Systems. Trainers make sessions interactive...

The evACAD certificate course attendees include these roles:
Automotive design engineers
System integration
Modelling and simulation
Powertrain engineers
Battery engineering and management systems
e-Mobility startup founders
Electric motor design
Control systems
ECU design and development
PCB design
BMS application engineering

Key Outcomes

Upon completion of the Applied EV Design and Integration course, one should be able to follow the literature on these subjects and perform independent design, research and development work applying systems engineering approach and using virtual models
evACAD students are working at
Joint certificate by Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) and evACAD This professional certificate awarded by evACAD and the Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) is a globally accredited joint certificate. 
ASDC is promoted by recognised and respected organisations in the Automotive industry through the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA), Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA), and the Government of India represented by Department of Heavy Industry and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
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