About ISTE

The Indian Society for Technical Education is a national, professional, non-profit making Society registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. First started in 1941 as the Association of Principals of Technical Institutions (APTI), it was converted into “Indian Society for Technical Education” in 1968 to enlarge its activities to advance the cause of technological education in the country. ISTE has an Executive Council at National level. It has active membership of more than 97286 technical teachers, 5, 66,466 student members, more than 2345 institutional members (including IITs, IISc.., NITs and other leading technical institutions), 1166 faculty chapters and 1280 students’ chapters throughout the country. The major objective of the ISTE is to assist and contribute to the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industries and other organizations.

Objectives of ISTE

The major objectives of the ISTE are to


All educators are empowered to harness technology to accelerate innovation in teaching and learning and inspire learners to reach their greatest potential.


About IEI

The Institution of Engineers (India) [IEI] is a statutory body to promote and advance the engineering 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 820 thousand and serving the nation for more than 9 decades. The IEI has its headquarters located in Kolkata with national presence through more than hundred Centers and several Overseas Chapters, Foras and Organ.

Objectives of IEI


To promote the continuing professional and intellectual development and contributing significantly to the growth of technological knowledge, skill and capacity building of the highest order towards the cause of sustainable development.