Refrigeration contributes to raising in living standards similarly human being can work more efficiently and enjoy more leisure in comfort because of air conditioning, the application of refrigeration and air conditioning is limitless, almost all the products in home, in firm, in business, industries and in laboratory are in some way affected by refrigeration.

The growing demand in the market for persons trained in refrigeration and air conditioning application is not hidden as they are the essential commodity in modern living.

Keeping in view this demand NIOS has designed the course in domestic “refrigeration and Air Conditioning” which will cover the basic fundamentals of refrigeration & air conditioning machines, functioning of these machines, accessories and learner of this course will be able to detect the possible cause of fault and skilled for its remedy.

Medium of Instruction

Hindi or English

Entry Level

10th Pass or 8th pass with 2 yr experience in relevant area

Course Duration

1 Year

Essential Course Duration

900 Hours

Course Fee

Rs. 8000/-

Course Components
S.No Title of Component Duration (in Hrs.)
Theory Practical
1 Refrigeration 100 300
2 Air conditioning 100 400
  Total Duration 900 Hours
Scheme of Examination
S.No Course Code Name of the subject / Modules Time (in hrs.) Marks Total
Theory Practical Theory Practical Internal Assessment
1 709 Refrigeration 1.5 3 30 90 80 200
2 710 Air conditioning 1.5 3 30 90 80 200
Passing Criteria
S.No Course Code Name of the subject Certification criteria (percentage)
Theory Practical Internal Assessment Aggregate in each paper module
1 709 Refrigeration 40 50 40 50
2 710 Air conditioning 40 50 40 50