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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

OUR RESOURCE-MEMBERS
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.

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP
Honorary Fellow (HF) A coveted honour conferred on eminent persons who
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 work experience.
a Associate Member (AM) Based on pass in AMIETE or equivalent Engg Degree.

IETE STUDENTS FORUM
Objectives
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)
Membership Fee
The members of the ETE students forum shall pay the following one time membership fee for their membership while studying at the college/polytechnic.
Membership Fee structure is as follows (Membership fees shall change as per Governing Council decision).

YEAR FG FD
First Year Rs. 600/- Rs. 475/-
Second Year Rs. 475/- Rs. 350/-
Third Year Rs. 350/- Rs. 225/-
Fourth Year Rs. 225/-      -

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 MEMBERS

• Student (D) : Preparing for DIPIETE
• Student (C) Preparing for AMIETE
• Student (FG) Belonging to IETE Students’ Forum at Engg. Colleges.
• Student (ED) Belonging to IETE Students’ Forum at Polytechnics
ORGANISATIONAL MEMBER
Organizational Member (Org Mem) Open to Institutions/Organizations/Companies engaged in the broad areas of electronics, telecomminunications and information technology.
OTHERS
— Diploma Member (DM) Based on pass in DIPIETE or equivalent Engg. Diploma. a Associate (A) Based on competence in Technicaif non-technical areas
of interest to IETE.
Membership forms for Corporate Membership can be down loaded from ourWebsite:
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 Territories
AMIETE (SINCE 1956)
Eligibility for admission: 10+2 level: Examination recognized by the
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 AGAINST OBSOLESCENCE
 
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.
• Annual 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
a Exhibitions
— 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)
PUBLICATIONS
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) Bimonthly:
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 of interest.
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 concepts.
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 IT.
   
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 the Institution
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 allied subjects.
• 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.
APEX FORUM
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
• Eminent Professionals
Action plan resulting out of these is actively pursued for advancement of the Profession.
RESEARCH INITIATIVE
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 India (IRSI)
IETE NETWORK
IETEHQ
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 in IETE
Committees:

   
  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 directory.
• Availability of Tech-literature at concessional rates and facililies from other societies under MOU;
a Reciprocal facilities from selected similar institutions in India and abroad;
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 from
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