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The Institution of Engineers (India) [IEI] Student Chapter

The Institution of Engineers (India) [IEI] is a multi-disciplinary professional body of engineers, established in 1920 with its headquarters located in Kolkata. The Institution of Engineers (India) is administered by a National Council with the President as its Head. IEI has been  as Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. The Institution has been serving the engineering fraternity for over a century with its national and international presence through 125 centres spread all over India and 6 overseas chapters. The Institution encompasses 15 engineering disciplines with a corporate membership of over 2 lakhs.

IEI Student Chapter at ASIET
IEI Student Chapter was established in the year 2018. The student chapter of IEI at ASIET aims to promote/support the education and research among students. A total of 162 memberships is provided for the students under this society chapter. Apart from this, the chapter facilitates teachers to take corporate memberships (Associate Member - AMIE) in IEI. This enables faculty to apply for grants in research activities. The student chapter provides a platform for students to interact with professional engineers, participate in technical workshops, seminars, conferences, and engage in technical and non-technical activities that help them develop leadership and teamwork skills.

Objectives:

  • To advance engineering through Research and Development (R & D) initiatives and grants. 

  • To disseminate and update engineering and technological knowledge among its members, through technical activities. 

  • To foster a greater commitment among engineers to the social goals of the profession. 

  • To promote ongoing professional development.

Best Practices:

  • It organizes various technical competitions, including project exhibitions and quizzes to encourage students to apply their theoretical knowledge to practical problems. These competitions help students develop their problem-solving, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Offers hands-on workshops, training programmes, seminars, webinars and other professional development opportunities to help members improve their skills and advance in their careers.

  • Promotes students and teaching staff to undertake projects and apply for grants under R & D Grant-in-aid scheme of IEI.

  • Organizes conferences and faculty development programmes funded by IEI.

  • Scholarships are provided to students based on their academic results.

  • In addition to technical activities, the IEI Student chapter also conducts socially relevant events such as drawing competitions on sustainable engineering to promote the overall development of students.