THE INSTITUTION OF ELECTRONICS
AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERS
A BRIEF DESCRIPTION
The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) is India's leading recognized professional society devoted to the advancement of Science and Technology of Electronics, Telecommunication & IT. Founded in 1953, it serves more than 70,000 members through various centers, whose number is 61, spread all over India and abroad.
The Institution provides leadership in Scientific and Technical areas of direct importance to the national development and economy. Government of India has recognized IETE as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) and also notified as an educational Institution of national eminence. The objectives of IETE focus on advancing electro-technology. The IETE conducts and sponsors technical meetings, conferences, symposia, and exhibitions all over India, publishes technical journals and provides continuing education as well as career advancement opportunities to its members.
THE OBJECTIVES OF THE INSTITUTION INCLUDE
Promote and conduct basic engineering and continuing technical
education programmes for human resources development.
a Provide a forum for discussion on national policies and
to provide suitable inputs to policy makers
Organise conferences, symposia and workshops involving all
concerned professionals, students and industry associations
for the advancement of the Discipline.
a Stimulate research and development in the Discipline
a Bring out quality publications for all levels of readership.
— Honour outstanding professionals.
a Facilitate inter-disciplinary interaction with other organizations
and individuals within and outside the country for the promotion
of the Discipline
The IETE offers a variety of membership grades from Student
Member to Honorary Fellow. As members progress over the years
they become eligible for more advanced membership classification.
Honorary Fellow (HF) A coveted honour conferred on eminent
have made exceptional contribution to the discipline.
• Distinguished Fellow (DF): Highest class of elected
membership; only IETE Fellows
eligible for nomination election
Fellow (F) Based on professional competence and recognition
a Fellow (M) Demonstrated by academic qualificatidfls and
a Associate Member (AM) Based on pass in AMIETE or equivalent
The ETE students forum shall be set up at each major recognized
Engineering college/ university, with the assistance and involvement
of senior faculty members of the institution. The IETE centre in
the region shall provide support and coordination in the establishment
and the working of the forum.
The IETE students forum shall have the following broad objective:
• To plan and organized
technical programmers and activities. Such as, special lectures,
workshops, seminars, symposia, exhibition etc. for the benefit of
the student members on a regular basis:
• To provide a common platform for the student members to
exchange ideas and information on the topics of their interest e.g.
curriculum, employment/higher educational opportunities, emerging
trends, new development etc;
• To facilitate technical visits/practical training/project
world employment of the student members in R & D laboratories,
industries, academic institutions etc;
• To encourage team work and the spilt of self-reliance among
the student members;
• To serve as a focal point at the institution on all aspects
of professional development of the student members.
To meet these objectives, the IETE students forum shall arrange
frequent meetings of student members together with experts/academic/R&D/Industry
readers as well as IETE center’s executive committee members.
Programers of common interest may also be arranged involving students
forum at many institutions in a city, region etc.
Students after passing their Degree Exam. will become proud corporate
Members of IETE and can write after their name BE. AMIETE,
with less fees. (Deducting the fee paid for Forum)
The members of the ETE students forum shall pay the following
one time membership fee for their membership while studying at the
Membership Fee structure is as follows (Membership fees shall change as per Governing Council decision).
This consolidated subscription will be reafused along with the application
form. The minimum required membership strength for opening the IETE
Students Forum in any Institution is 50, either student (FG)
or student (ED).
• Student (D) : Preparing for DIPIETE
• Student (C) Preparing for AMIETE
• Student (FG) Belonging to IETE Students’ Forum at
• Student (ED) Belonging to IETE Students’ Forum at
Organizational Member (Org Mem) Open to Institutions/Organizations/Companies
engaged in the broad areas of electronics, telecomminunications
and information technology.
— Diploma Member (DM) Based on pass in DIPIETE or equivalent
Engg. Diploma. a Associate (A) Based on competence in Technicaif
of interest to IETE.
Membership forms for Corporate Membership can be down loaded from
http ://www.iete.org ; http ://www.iete.info
PROFESSIONAL MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT
Recognising that information and knowledge are primary resources.
IETE has been engaged from the very beginning, in establishing national
standards for different levels of professionals in their discipline.
As a result, new career opportunities have opened up for student
members through IETE examinations, viz.. DipIETE. AMIETE and ALCCS.
The regulations/syllabi for all these are drafted by specialists
and are revised periodically. The examinations are conducted at
36 Centres in India and abroad.
These examinations have received recognition from Government of
India for superior and subordinate services and for higher education
by a large number of universities and institutions. Consisting of
a Board of Examinations advised by eminent Academia, the Institution
has maintained a very high standard alongwith a transparent system.
The examinations are
DIPIETE (SINCE 1987)
Eligibility for admission: 10 level Recognised by Govt of India
Comprises sections A & B. and for subordinate posts & services
practical examination; and number of state Governments and Union
AMIETE (SINCE 1956)
Eligibility for admission: 10+2 level: Examination recognized by
Comprises sections A & B, and Govt of Ipdia & UPSC for superior
practical examination posts & services and by large number
of Universities/Institutions for higher studies.
Permitted to appear for Ge.TE; ME/ M Tech. Entrance tests.
ADVANCED LEVEL COURSE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE ALCCS (SINCE 1982)
Recognised equivalent to M Tech in Computer science; Unique 6-semester
part time evening programme being conducted at New Delhi, Hyderabad
and Chennai. Comprises theory, laboratory sessions, and project
work in industry/ user agency.
||CONTINUED KNOWLEDGE UP-GRADATION a RACE
Developing and improving technical and professional competencies,
particularly in the working environment is the greatest challenge
that professionals face today. To help members avoid technological
obsolescence and to achieve the mission of advancing the profession,
IETE offers access to latest developments in the technology via conferences.
workshops, publications and brain-storming sessions.
Technical Convention :On themes of current technological interest
a Mid-Term Symposium
a International Conferences
— Memorial Lectures -
Bhabha Memorial Lecture
‘ Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Lecture
J C Bose Memorial Lecture
C V Raman Memorial Lecture
— Zonal Seminars
— Symposia. Workshops, Contact Programmes,
Round Table Conferences
• Opportunity to refer technical
papers in libraries
a Opportunity to publish and review technical papers
a Academic-industry interaction
a Students Forum(ISF)
The IETE is widely recognized as a leading publisher of literature
in the field of electronics, lelecommunications,- computer science
and information technology. Its quality infomiation products include
magazines, journals, books, conference records and other electronic
media publications. The publications support the members through out
the information curve.
a IETE Journal of Research (disseminating original research work)
Covers research/academic- oriented papers based on original work and
technology reviews on emerging topics. It reports fundamental and
applied research work being undertaken in the country in the areas
a IETE Technical Review (updates technical knowledge) Bimonthly :
Covers design / development oriented and review papers of topical
interest to keep the members abreast of the state-of-the-art technologies
in the race against obsolescence.
a IETE Journal of Education (enables technical qualifications) Quarterly
Provides supplementary resources to the students for preparing for
their qualifying examinations and broadening their understanding of
a IETE Newsletter Bimonthly Covers IETE news and useful information
for corporate members.
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, WHITE PAPER ON TECHNOLOGY
At present. IETE publishes over 2000 pages annually in Technical Journals
(many, special issues) and Conference Proceedings and IETE Book Series.
Student members receive free subscription of the IETE Journal of Education.
Other members receive one of the other two publications and the News
Letter. IETE also publishes white papers/policy papers on matters
of National significance in the field of Electronics, Telecom and
||RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE : AWARDS
The Institution fosters advancement of the profession and stimulates
its members and others in the profession to higher level of accomplishment
by recognizing excellence through awards, medals, prizes etc. It confers
fourteen awards for outstanding achievements, seven for best papers
appearing in our journals and ten awards for student members for academic
excellence in various examinations.
SOCIALLY RELEVANT PROGRAMMES
The end use of all technology is for the progress of human society
and its chief mission, ultimately is to improve the quality of life.
We at IETE are keenly conscious of this responsibility to the society.
Our participation in socially relevant programmes like Norwegian Agency
for international Development (NORAD) under Mm. of Human Resource
Development, Govt of hdia, re-iterate our emphasis on this issue.
The Institution trained. 6360 women from economically weaker sections
of our society. Free training imparted by the Institution qualifies
the trainee to acquire threshold knowledge and operational expertise
to handle basic computer and IT applications. Trainees are also given
a stipend of Rs 250 per month.
In addition, similar programmes are conducted by the Centres for young
students all over the country especially during the vacation periods.
Socially relevant programmes of this nature has given a wide recognition
that IETE is pro bono publico - for the good of the public at large.
Our latest programme of training the blind in computer with other
institutions arranged with the help of IBM, is about to kick off and
will go a long way in alleviating this pending problem.
VENTURING INTO CO-OPERATION & PARTNERSHIP
The Institution recognizes that its future leadership in an electronic
environment depends heavily uron sharing of resources. Accordingly
a I- signed a memorandum of understanding with the Institute of Electrical
& Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE) USA: IEEE Communication Society
(IEEE Commn Soc), USA; Institution of Electical Engineers (lEE) UK;
Hungarian Scientific Society for Telecom (HTE).
a Is a nominated member in the Board ot Governors of Engineering Council
of India, an important national body constituted for the purpose of
coordinating the activities and responsibilities of all professional
societies both inside the country and abroad.
a Is represented as one of the Members of the Council of the Association
for Security of Information Systems (ASIS) a national level body which
promotes the general advancement of information systems security and
• Supports the Govt’s initiative
in formulation of policies such as National Education Policy, National
Telecom Policy, National Technology Policy.
IETE - INDUSTRY INTERACTION
ETE has always been closely associated with the industry by promoting
interaction through seminars workshops and discussions. Industries
Join IETE directly as organizational membars and their representatives
find a place In the Council of the Institution.
IETE is promoting in national interest, an Apex Forum (AF- to provide
a platform for exchange of meaningful ideas amongst,
||a Policy makes Implementors Industry Leaders
• Leading Academicians/Research Organizations
Action plan resulting out of these is actively pursued for advancement
of the Profession.
One of the major objectives of the Institution is to stimulate research
and development in the discipline.
The Institution endeavours to achieve the worthwhile objective by
following a two-pronged strategy;
a Encouraging research in the discipline by publishing Joumal of Research
which reports fundamental and applied research work being undertaken
in the country and abroad. Publication is internationally recognised.
• By establishing research seats. Presently we have two research
seats in the following areas:
— 0 Wireless Technologies
sponsored by Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTL)
a Microwave Engineering sponsored by international Radar Symposium
The ETE I-l well organized to meet the needs okvembership activities
and conduct the affairs of IETE under the direct supervision of the
Council. It has a full-time Secretary General, number of Officers
and is adequately staffed. It functions from its own building in New
Delhi. IETE HOs is a modem towering RCC structure of 6 floors, with
novel arcnitectural design. It is a landmark in the Institutional
Area on Lodi Road, New Delhi.
JOIN THE IETE FRATERNITY
This has completed more than 50 years of dedicated service to the
Nation. We have our own physical infrastructure at 20 Centres and
efforts are on to provide sfrnilar facilities to the remaining ones.
We plan to have our own information infrastructure as well, linking
IETE NQ with all the Centres. In the last five decades. we have significantly
contributed towards intellectual vitality of our corporate, student
and organisational members. Our efforts to bridge the chasm between
availability and demand of qualified engineers has been of a great
service to the profession, the Nation and to the world at large. We
have been sensitive to our environment with a strong sense of identity
and innate ability to build a community which is tolerant and constructive
and develop human resource with the ability to thrive in competitive
environment. Please note that IETE will provide you the following
a Leadership opportunities;
* A space to interact with peers as well as eminent professionals
and mobility in the membership growth;
— Free personal subscription
to Newsletter and Technical Review;
• Invitations to attend
and participate innumerous local/regional national; international
technical programmes at concessional rates;
a Participation in meetings with R&D/Industry leaders and others
tCtiiscuss scientific/ technical/ professional issues;
a- Opportunity to review technical papers, write articles and participate
||a Opportunity to participate as speaker and
also as delegate in various seminars . workshops and technical lectures
on topical subjects and cuffing edge technolcgies: —
* Access to India’s most comprehensive source 4 publications
in electronics telecommunications, computers etc. at IETE HQ and at
Local Centres/ Sub-Centres;
• Availability of IETE publications
at conceqsional price;
a Reimbursement of membership subscription by some Govt departments
and other organizations;
— Consideration for a large number
of annual awards, prizes etc. given to honour outstanding contributions;
• Easy access to latest information through library facilities
at various Centres;
• Listing in annual corporate membership
• Availability of Tech-literature at concessional
rates and facililies from other societies under MOU;
a Reciprocal facilities from selected similar institutions in India
a Interaction with experts in the discipline from Trade, MNC’s,
Government and NGO for professional advancement
Beside many of the above benefits, student members of IETE would gain
a Free subscription of IETE Journal of Education;
a New career opportunities, viz. DipIETE, AMIETE and ALCCS; Facilities
for higher education and improved job opportunities.
IETE PUNE CENTRE
Pune Centre established in 1972 ranks as the fifth largest centre
of IETE and covers Maharashtra (except Vidarbha and Mumbai). It has
its own premises of about 2500 sq. ft. with a lecture hall (Global
Hall ) suitable for seating 80 persons, computer training facility
with 8 computers, class rooms and a well equipped Library.
We conduct computer literacy courses as also special courses like
Tally, assist students appearing for Diploma and AMIETE examinations,
conduct essay and project competitions for students of Engineering
colleges and arrange regular technical lectures on various topics.
Prof. S.V.C. Aiya memorial trust administers its prestigious award
for Excellence in Telecom Education through our centre.
Periodically we organize seminars on current trends in the field of
Electronics and Telecommunications to facilitate exchange of latest
trends and ideas amongst professionals engaged in Industries, Education
and R. & D.
Under the guidance of the Pune centre. The following institute have
started students forums: -
1) D.Y. Patil Institute of Engineering and Technology — Pimpri.
2) Venutai Chavan Ploytechnic — Vadgaon Budruk
3) Kashibai Navale College of Engineering — Vadgaon Budruk.
4) Pune Institute of Engineering Technology — Rune
5) Government Polytechnic — Pune.
6) Army Institute of Technology — Dighi.
7) Vikhe Pa Colloege of Engineering — Ahmednagar.
8) VIT — Ohankavadi, Pune.
9) D.Y. Patil College of Engineering — Ko
10) Bharati Vidyapeeth Electronics & Telecom. Dept. — Pune
11) College of Engineering — Shivajinagar