The Institution of Engineers (India) [IEI]

Relentless Journey towards Engineering Advancement for Nation Building since 1920

The Institution of Engineers (India) [IEI] is a statutory body to promote and advance the engineering science and technology, established in 1920 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1935. It is the largest multi-disciplinary professional body of engineers encompassing 15 (fifteen) engineering disciplines with a membership of more than 0.8 million, and serving the nation for more than 9 decades. The IEI has its headquarters located in Kolkata and it function through more than hundred Centers and several Overseas Chapters, Foras and Organ. Besides, IEI has bilateral agreements with about 33 international bodies and membership of another eight international bodies of the developed nations across the globe. Being recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, IEI promotes the cause of research and development by providing Grant-in-Aid support to Undergraduate, Post Graduate Students and Ph.D. Research Scholars of Engineering Institutions and Universities.

In order to create sharp focus on National priority areas, The Institution of Engineers (India) has established the following Organ and Fora to work in close co-operation with the stake holders in the respective fields.

  • Engineering Staff College of India (ESCI) for providing continuing education and Research & Development, is an autonomous Organ of IEI,
  • National Design and Research Forum (NDRF) to encourage design talents in engineering and technology,
  • National Skill Development Forum (NSDF) to enhance skill of engineering and technical personnel,
  • Rural Development Forum (RDF) to encourage and promote multifaceted development of rural India,
  • Safety and Quality Forum (SQF) to address the aspects of Safety and Quality in Engineering Profession,
  • Sustainable Development Forum (SDF) for expression of authoritative views on technologies for sustainable development and for enunciating practical solutions to the problems faced by India, and
  • Water Management Forum (WMF) to promote and advance the engineering and practice of water resources management in its totality.

IEI conducts Section A & B Examinations in various engineering disciplines (popularly known as AMIE examination), the successful completion of which is recognized as equivalent to Degree in appropriate field of Engineering of
recognized Universities of India by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.
Every year as a large number of candidates appear for these exams.

IEI in collaboration with Springer regularly publishes peer-reviewed International Journal in five series, namely, Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D and Series E covering 15 engineering disciplines, which are Scopus Indexed.
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