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The Institution of Engineers (India) was established in 1920.IEI is the apex body to introduce non formal engineering education programs in India .The IEI,Kolkata conducts section A&B examinations of AMIE half yearly. The student who passes both sections A&B examinations becomes an AMIE Engineering degree holder. AMIE  is recognized on par with a degree in Engineering  by the Government of India , State Governments , Union territories , Union Public Service Commission ,State Public Service Commission  , Pubic and Privet sector Organizations and all the Indian & Foreign Universities through order NO: F.24-6/2002-TS.III . The all India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has clarified that AMIE Degree holders are eligible for being considered for teaching posts. The successful students can pursue Post Graduate and Doctoral studies in India and abroad. ( RECOGNITION )

THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS (INDIA) Based on the recommendations of industrial commission under the leadership of Sir, Thomas Holland ,The Institution of Engineers (India )was formed and registered at Madras in 1920.The Institution was granted the Royal Charter of Incorporation 1935 by the king George V of England 1935, to "promote and advance the science, practice and business of engineering in all its branches in India ״ .Now The Institution of engineers (India) has an overall membership of over 5 lakhs and encompassing 15 engineering disciplines. The Institution of engineers (India) is the first professional body to represent India in several International Bodies such as the World Mining Congress (WMC), The World Federation of Engineering Organization (WFEO), the Commonwealth Engineers’ Council (CEC), The Federation of International du Beton (fib), and the Federation of Engineering Institutions of South and Central Asia (FEISA). It also has bilateral agreements with a number of professional societies across the globe. The Institution of engineers (India) with its head quarters in Kolkata, India is Administered by a National Council with the President as its head, and operates through 94 State and local centres, located at capital cities and towns of industrial and academic importance all over the Country and five oversees chapters. The Secretary and Director General is the chief executive of the Institution

Student membership of IEI

There are two classes of membership in IEI.One who has passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with 45% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics can become a Technician Member of the IEI. He can appear for 10 papers of Section A examination.

One who has passed Diploma in Engineering or its equivalent from any Polytechnic / Institution can become a Senior Technician Member of IEI. He can appear for 4 papers of Section A examination.

Those who have passed Section A examination can appear for Section B examinations. One can select a branch of his/her choice at this time. At present IEI conducts examinations in 10 branches. Section B examinations consists of 9 theory papers, laboratory experiments and project work. The Successful completion of the Institution’s examinations which is recognized by the Govt. India as equivalent to a degree in engineering, makes the graduate eligible for employment as a bachelors degree holder and also for the post graduate and doctoral studies in India and abroad.

 Examination Structure       

                       The examination is held twice a year (Summer and Winter) in the first week of June and December. Canidate can appear a maximum number of 4 subjects at their Choice in each session.
                        Candidates are eligible for doing project work and laboratory experiments after passing at least 5 subjects in section B.

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