TV Technician, Audiovisual-aids Technician, TV Mechanic, TV Repairman

Minimum Preferably 10th standard pass (with Science)Certified training for Television Repair Technician (programme aligned to ELE/Q3101 released by Electronics Sector Skills Council of India)

Not applicable

The tasks a Television Repair Technician is expected to perform include:

Identifying and rectifying the section in the TV that is not functioning

Replacing the dysfunctional TV part with new one

Providing after-sales assistance to ensure appropriate functioning of TV sets

Testing and rectifying the faults in TV sets during manufacturing process

Knowledge of different sections of TV and their functioning

Proficient with TV circuit and various electronic components such as transformer, resistor, etc.Well-versed with the price of PCBs and different electronic components Proficient in identifying and correcting faults

Well?versed with latest technological advancements in TV industry

Knowledge of safety and precautions to prevent short circuits

Proficient with various sections of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) like power section, horizontal and vertical section, etc.Knowledge of power supply, high voltage generation section and voltage required for potential transformer

Not applicable

Aptitude for electronics


Critical thinking

Team player



Hardworking and persistent

Effective communication skills

Time-management skills

It is a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time and contractual jobs maybe available

Local travelling is a part of this job role

May require supervising junior Workers or helpers

Working hours

Working hours are 9/10 hours every-day for 5/6 days a week. This may vary company to company

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

Shift system may not be applicable

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

This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include exposure to open wire/circuit, chemicals, etc.

Occupational hazards include minor electrical shock, burn injuries, back pain, neck pain, fatigue, etc.

For freshers INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month For candidates with 1 year of experience or more - INR 20,000 to INR 25,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Future Trends for Consumer Electronics in India

Consumer electronics is the largest segment in Indian electronic industry and it accounts for 28% of the total electronic hardware production. The market of consumer electronics is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10 to 12 percent in future. Television segment is the largest contributor to the growth of consumer electronics segment. While flat TV accounts for 55% of the domestics TV production, Hi-end products like LCD TV, Plasma TV, etc. are gaining popularity in India.

The total TV market stands at15-million-unit in FY 2008 and is expected to grow in future. With the growth in TV market, demand for TV repair technician is bound to increase. Again this profession is not limited to TV and there is a possibility of diversifying to other electronic equipment like DVD?s, music players, etc.

The human resource directly employed in the industry is estimated to increase from the current level of 0.9 million to over 4 million by 2022. This would translate to an incremental human resource requirement of about 3 million to 3.2 million in the entire industry and about 0.6 to 0.7 million in servicing support role/Television Repair Technician by 2022


TV manufacturers and plants across India

Local electronic repair centres across India

Electronics and appliance stores across India

Hotels and IT companies across India

Towns and cities across India

Central Institute of Tool Design, Balanagar, Hyderabad - 500 037, India, Tel: 91-40-2377 2748, 2749, 6178,

Rural Self Employment Training Institute, Hyderabad 500 030, Tel : (040) 2400 8454, Tele-fax : (040) 2400 8496,

National Institute of Open Schooling, A-24-25, Institutional Area, Sector-62, Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida (U.P.),

Funfirst Global Skillers Pvt. Ltd., A-303, Kailas Industrial Complex, Park Site, Vikhroli West, Mumbai 79, Tel: 9969018312, 022-25181012,

Providers Skill Academy Pvt. Ltd., Ganesh Building, 2nd Floor, Old no 30, New no 63, Venkatanarayana Road, T.Nagar, Chennai - 600 017,

The V Institute, Near St. Aloysius HSS, Fatima Road, Kollam 691013, Kerala, India, Tel: (0474)2796065, 2794037, 2796175,