Disk Duplication, Disk Cloning

Minimum Preferably ITIgraduate

Certified training for Disk Duplicator (programme aligned to ELE/Q4302 released by Electronics Sector Skills Development Council)

Not applicable

The tasks a Disk Duplicator is expected to perform include:Receiving product specification on software to be loaded

Arranging appropriate software and application

Creating a master hard disk

Duplicating the master hard disk for use in end-user computing systems

Knowledge of basic electronics involved in the hardware

Familiarity with different types of IT hardware products and functionalities

Familiarity with disk cloning and duplication software available

Knowledge of installing and uninstalling procedures of applications, software, etc.

Proficiency at operating the system and other hardware peripherals

Skilled in maintaining 5S at the work premises

Staying abreast of different versions and updates on operating system

Knowledge of different applications and software packages such as MS Office, media player, picture viewer, etc.

Not applicable

Physically fit

Manual dexterity and stability

Ability to work independently

Attention to detail

Target oriented


Sense of time management

Problem solving

It is a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time and contractual jobs may be available

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Need not handle a team

Working hours

Working hours are9 hours every day for 6 days a week

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system may be applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include physical and mental strain

Occupational hazards include poor eyesight, ergonomic injuries, etc.

For freshers INR 7,000 to INR 9,000 per month For candidates with experience - INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Electronics and IT Hardware Industry in India

According to "Human Resource and Skill Requirements in the Electronics & IT Hardware Sector (2022)" report, the Electronics and IT Hardware sector is expected to grow by 17% till 2022 which is going to be higher than the GDP in India. This will have a positive impact for the job roles falling under this sector. A part of this positive impact is an increase in demand for professionals who are classified under this sector or industry.

Projected HR Requirement

The Electronics Sector Skills Council of India has listed IT Hardware as one of the top 14 sub-sectors with a high potential for employment.

According to the IMaCS Analysis, the human resource requirement in the Electronics and IT Hardware industry in India has been projected to grow from 9,06,000 in 2008 to 4,129,000 in 2022 that is an increment of 3,223,000 resources.

Skill Gaps

Some of the skill gaps for this sector include lack of machine handling ability and knowledge of latest technologies, insufficient orientation to learn new processes andinability to understand instructions and designs completely.

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM)Self-employed

Job openings are in Tier I, Tier II and Tier III cities