The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata (IEI) is the national organisation for engineers in India. IEI has over 0.5 million members from 15 engineering disciplines in 99 centers or chapters in India and overseas; it is the world's largest multi-disciplinary engineering professional society in engineering and technology world, The Institution of Engineers (India) was established in 1920 and was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1935. It is currently headquartered in 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata - 700020.
History: IEI was established in 1920 in Madras with Sir Thomas R. J. Ward as the founding president. It was formally inaugurated in 1921 by Lord Chelmsford, the then-Viceroy of British India. In 1935. IEI obtained the Royal Charter of Incorporation from King George V 'to promote and advance the science, practice and business of engineering'. Sir Thomas Guthrie Russell (President 1933–34) led the successful petition for a Royal Charter. Harold Williams served as President for a period in the 1950s. Dr. L V Muralikrishna Reddy, FIE, Int. PE, CEng (UK) is the youngest President and has assumed office at the Annual General Meeting held at Hyderabad on 21 December 2014. Er. Ashok Kumar Basa is the Immediate Past President, and Er. S S Rathore is the Past President. The Institution obtained the full membership of the Engineers Mobility Forum (EMF) at the Bi-annual International Engineers Meetings 2009 held at Kyoto, Japan on 17 June 2009.
Development: Subsequently led to the birth of the local institutions. Sdasysnkya of this institution in 1920 where it was only 138 thousand in 1926 exceeded there. The organization launched a quarterly magazine to remove 1921 and June 1923, a quarterly bulletin (Vivrnptrika) put out with him. Membership in this organization, its Aesoshiatt 1928 (associate membership) had started to take the exams, every level of government engineering college b. S. C. The degree considered equivalent. December 19, 1930, the then Viceroy Lord Irwin, the foundation of its own private building 8, Gokhale Road, in Calcutta. January 1, 1932 the company's office moved into the new building. September 9, 1935 in relation to a State Charter of the emperor George V accepted. In the second paragraph of the declaration of the institution duties are described briefly as follows: "Indian engineers to meet the goals and objectives of the entity being established, they increase the general development of engineering and engineering science, their implementation in India and people associated with the organization and members of engineering related topics Information Adn-in providing facilities to receive and give ideas." The branches of this institution slowly began spreading across the country. Timely Mysore, Hyderabad, London, Punjab and open its center in Bombay. May 1943 Associate Membership exams began to be taken twice a year. In 1944, four major categories of technical operations were established. Civil, Micanikl (mechanical), electrical (electrical) and General (General) Engineering. Different for each department head has to be elected for a term of three years. The Silver Jubilee was celebrated in 1945 in Calcutta. Bihar in 1947, Mdhyprant, Sindh, Balochistan and Tiruwankur, these four locations open new centers.
Functions: In addition to representing India in the Engineers Mobility Forum, the institution has been prominent in World Mining Congress (WMC), the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO), the Commonwealth Engineers’ Council (CEC), the Fédération Internationale du Béton (fib), and the Federation of Engineering Institutions of South and Central Asia (FEISCA). It has no worldwide bilateral agreements with other professional societies.
Members mainly of two types: (a) Corporate (organic) and (b) non-corporate (Nirangik). Members and associate members is calculated in advance. Respected members of type II members, brothers (Companion), graduate, student, associate members and auxiliary (subscriber) is counted. According to the official declaration of the first type member "chartered engineer" noun officer. The first type of applicant's eligibility for membership is mainly determined on the following points: the proper proof of general and engineering education; Engineered as proper practical training; Take up the responsibility as an engineer as well as personal integrity.
Fellow - F.I.E.
Member - M.I.E.
Associate member - A.M.I.E.
Graduate - Grad.I.E.
Associate - A.I.E.
Chartered Engineer - C.Eng.
Professional Engineer - P.Eng.
International Professional Engineer - Int.PEng.
Senior Technician Member - ST
Technician Member - T
Eligibilities and privileges:-
Fellow: Fellowship (F.I.E.) is the most senior and most reputed grade of Corporate Membership awarded by The Institution of Engineers (India). Holders are entitled to use the post-nominals, F.I.E.. Professors / Assistant Professors / Associate Professors of IITs / NITs / Universities / Other Engineering Colleges in the scale of PayBand–4, (i.e.-Rs.37400–67000) have eligibility to apply for Fellowship (F.I.E.). Ph.D. passed in Engineering with 20 years Engineering Experience are also eligible to opt F.I.E. Engineering Degree
Member: Membership is also a more senior and more reputed engineering degree of IEI in engineering and technology awarded by The Institution of Engineers (India). Holders are entitled to use the post-nominals, M.I.E. M.Tech. passed with eight years engineering experience are eligible to opt M.I.E. Engineering Degree Certificate
Introduction: Associate Member (A.M.I.E.) is a professional certification in engineering awarded by The Institution of Engineers (India). For those who have pursued a formal education in Engineering, an associate membership engineering degree certificate can be achieved by qualifying in the examinations conducted by the institution. This entails passing Section A, Section B and the Project Work, Laboratory Experiments examination of the Institution. Senior Technician Members and Technician Members shall, on passing the Section 'A&B' examination, be transferred to the class of Associate Member (A.M.I.E.) automatically. Government of India, in continuation to its earlier recognition, has recognized passing of Sections A & B Examinations as revised, conducted by The Institution of Engineers (India), as equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate branch of engineering of the recognized universities in India and has notified in the Gazette of India, Part 1, Section 1, dated 11, 2006. Since 1928 an associate membership to the IEI has been deemed equivalent (by the Association of Indian Universities and the Union Public Service Commission) to an undergraduate degree in Engineering. The Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development considers that this qualification is equivalent to a B.E. and B.Tech degree awarded by recognized Indian university and to a British Bachelor's Honours degree. It is also recognized by the Foreign Credential Service of America as equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in engineering.
Graduateship examinations: The summation of complete passed (grade point and grade points average) obtained in subject of section ‘A’ and section ‘B’ and project work and laboratory experiments (applicable number or subjects) is called "Graduateship Examinations" or Grade.IE (Having Passed Sections ‘A’ & ‘B’ of the Institution’s Examinations), After passing Graduateship Examination (section A & B), being a Graduate (Grad.I.E.), a student become an Associate Member (A.M.I.E.) of The Institution of Engineers (India) and receive an Engineering Degree of Associate Membership (A.M.I.E.). Associate Membership (AMIE) Examinations [Section A&B] of The Institution of Engineers (India) was known earlier as Graduateship (Grad.I.E.) Examinations [Section A&B] of The Institution of Engineers (India), and after passing Section A&B Examinations, AMIE [Associate Member of The Institution of Engineers (India)] was known earlier as Grad.I.E. [Graduate of The Institution of Engineers (India)]. By The Institution of Engineers (India), The nomenclature of the 'Graduate' (abbreviated as Grad.I.E.) category of membership has been changed to 'Associate' (abbreviated as A.I.E.) with effect from July 27, 2009 without any change in the criteria, i.e., age, occupation, qualification, training, etc. And The Institution of Engineers (India), The Council at its 673rd meeting held during 29 and 30 Sep 12 at Kolkata, decided and approved that Associates (A.I.E.) enrolled up to and including 02 Dec 12 will be automatically upgraded to Associate Member (A.M.I.E.).
Associate membership: As per Regulations clause 32(c) of The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Rode, Kolkata, Link=> www.ieindia.org/PDF_Images/Bylaws/Regulations.pdf , All students (Senior Technician Members and Technician Members) shall on passing Section ‘A&B’ Examination of The Institution of Engineers (India) be transferred to the class of Associate Member automatically, admitted as engineering graduate by The Institution of Engineers (India) in their branch of engineering, and issued an engineering degree certificate of Associate Member (A.M.I.E.) with attachment to their branch of engineering and with sending their A.M.I.E. record on their state center and on their local center and with publishing their A.M.I.E. details online in the official website of The Institution of Engineers (India), which can be verified from their online verification link. Fee for upgradation from Senior Technician Membership / Technician Membership to the Grade of Associate Membership (A.M.I.E.) is accepted, collected and absorbed during admission for Section B Examination.
A.M.I.E. photo identity card: The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata, provides to their all Associate Members their photo identity card of Associate Membership having their photo, name, Associate Membership number (AM No.), address, date of birth and signature, issued by the secretary and director general, The Institution of Engineers (India), with their signature
Certification: As per Bye-Laws clause 69(1) and clause 69(5) of The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhal Road, Kolkata, Link=> www.ieindia.org/PDF_Images/Bylaws/ByeLaws.pdf , All Associate Member (A.M.I.E. Engineer) of The Institution of Engineers (India) are automatically designated as Chartered Engineer [C.Eng.(I)] and as a Professional Engineer [P.Eng.(I)] also and they all are entitled to use their designation Chartered Engineer [C.Eng.(I)] and Professional Engineer [P.Eng.(I)] also with their name, and have all rights and privileges of Chartered Engineer [C.Eng.(I)] and Professional Engineer [P.Eng.(I)] also. By Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata-700020, Chartered Engineers [C.Eng.(I)] and Professional Engineer [P.Eng.(I)] certificate holders are authorized to work as a professional practice on their Engineering field as Chartered Engineers and as a Professional Engineer with their own seal and signature; without any Government license; A Chartered Engineer [P.Eng/IntPEng] by definition is one whose academic qualification & experience will be in conformity with the internationally mutually acceptable standards. After evaluation of competency by the National Committee of the relevant engineering discipline, the applicant engineer is certified as a Chartered Engineer [P.Eng/IntPEng] by a Board for Certification of Professional Engineers (BFC).
Govt. rights: As per A.M.I.E. Rules, clause 6 in Page number 2 of 5 in A.M.I.E. Application form, Application for Associate Member (AMIE), Link=> www.ieindia.org/member/asso-memb.pdf , of The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata, Chartered Engineers Certificate is often useful for the following purpose; 1-To be Empaneled as valuer, Loss Assessor, in various financial institutions like Banks, Insurance Companies etc; 2-To be Empaneled as Chartered Engineer in the original side of High Courts, Central Excise and Customs and other similar Government Concerns; 3-To win contract of civil works from municipal-corporations and similar Government Bodies; 4-To have better opportunity of being employed and/or promoted in foreign companies; 5-To practice as self-employed consultant in India and abroad
Signing powers: As per Chartered Engineer (P.Eng/IntPE) Guidelines clause 8 of The Institution of Enginees (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata, Link=> www.ieindia.org/PDF_IMAGES/PDFFORM/PEGuidelines.pdf , A Chartered Engineer (P.Eng/IntPE) shall have a seal of his own as per design approved by the BFC (Board for Certification of Professional Engineers) which shall have following information; 1-Name of the Chartered Engineer (P.Eng/IntPE), 2-Chartered Engineer (P.Eng/IntPE) Certificate Number, 3-Name of Certificate Issuing Authority, 4-Discipline (Branch of Engineering), 5-Valid up to (Date of validity). This seal must be affixed on the drawing/design/report/certification, certified by Chartered Engineer (P.Eng/IntPE). A Chartered Engineer (P.Eng./IntPE) shall be responsible for civil/criminal liability for the losses/damages suffered by the user of his/her services if it is found that the losses/damages have arisen out of wrong certification.
Royal charter: IEI obtained the Royal Charter of Incorporation from King George V through the Court at Buckingham Palace in September 1935 'to promote and advance the science, practice and business of engineering'. Sir Thomas Guthrie Russell (President 1933–34) led the successful petition for a Royal Charter. After being incorporated by Royal Charter 1935, Institution is providing Chartered Engineer Certificate to their all associates who has passed section A & B examinations successfully. Incorporation of Royal Charter gives power to engineering institutions to award Chartered Engineering Certificate to their associates for working and practicing in engineering field without Government License. The Institution of Engineers (India) only one is single body with having Incorporation of Royal Charter in all over India with having power to award Chartered Engineer Certificate to their all associates. Link=> www.ieindia.org/royalchar.aspx
Professional engineer: As per Bye-Laws clause clause 69(5) of The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhal Road, Kolkata, Link=> www.ieindia.org/PDF_Images/Bylaws/ByeLaws.pdf , All Associate Member (A.M.I.E. Engineer) of The Institution of Engineers (India) are automatically designated as Professional Engineer [P.Eng.(I)] and they all are entitled to use their designation Professional Engineer [P.Eng.(I)] with their name, and have all rights and privileges of Professional Engineer [P.Eng.(I)].
International professional engineer: After passing an assessment examination conduct by The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata-700020, professional engineer [P.Eng.(I)] upgrade in an international professional engineer [IntP.Eng.(I)]
Post graduate (Masters) programmes in engineering & technology: As per Announcement for Postgraduate Programmes, Link=> www.ieindia.org/brochure.aspx , In order to open a window of opportunities to practising engineers, the Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata offers the postgraduate programme to its Graduates and Corporate Members in selected engineering disciplines. This programme facilitates the members to widen their knowledge and acquainting them with new and emerging technologies to upgrade their competence in the competitive industrial environment. This facility will continue for existing registered candidates only. No fresh registration shall be accepted.
National recognizations: Government of India, in continuation to its earlier recognition, has recognized passing of Section A & B Examinations as revised, conducted by The Institution of Engineers (India), as equivalent to bachelor’s degree in the appropriate branch of engineering of the recognized universities in India and has notified in the Gazette of India, Part1,Section1,dated11,2006, Link=> www.ieindia.org/RECOGNITION.aspx .
International recognizations: The Institution of Engineers (India) [IEI] has bilateral relations with engineering professional institutions in 19 countries around the world and is also the founding member of major international engineering organizations. This mutual relationship promotes the advancement of engineering profession in general and recognition in particular amongst all the members attached to these professional societies. IEI plays leading role in engineering activities across the world and provides international platform to its members, Link=> www.ieindia.org/links1.aspx .
Other institutions represented: A goal of this organization is that it is to cooperate with universities and other Shicshadikarion education of the engineers to trigger on. Universities and other Shicshasnsthaon committees, is also represented. The institution "Engineering Institutions Ov Ov Kanfrens the Commonwealth" is also associated with.
Annual session: Each local center's annual session in the month of December. The main body of the annual session alternately in each center, at his invitation, in the month of January or February, in which all members are represented all over the country and important articles published in the Journal of the dispute. The architecture of the ancient institution Badarmay printed and handwritten texts and related literature collection Arwachin Nagpur is in the center.
Evaluation: As per UPSC (Union Public Service Commission), the associate membership examination is a good engineering degree examinations Recognized equivalent. Not only that, the university degrees and the organization of other Diploma on for its associate membership to the Union Public Service Commission only recognizes the central government considers appropriate for engineering services. Most state governments and other public institutions are the same. The new degree or diploma to recognize the institution has kept stable following procedure. The first officer on behalf of the university or institution is applying for accreditation. Council appoints a committee which subsequently went on College course levels and its relevance, exams, teachers, and other features means checking your own report to the Council. Council then gives its decision on recognition.
Queries: For all queries from The Institution of Engineers (India) Headquarter, 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata, every person can contact directly to the institutions Engineers (India) Headquarter to dial institution’s interactive voice response service, IVRS helpline number: (033) 40155400. This IVRS number works in working hours only, monday to friday from 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM excluding holidays.