Institute of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)

The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) is India's leading recognised 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 centres, whose number is 62, 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 recognised 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 IETE proposes to establish IETE Students Forum in Engineering College / University and Polytechnic in the Country, through a massive membership drive in these institutions. IETE Students Forums play a useful and stimulating role by

  • improving the standard of education;
  • counselling the students in the emerging new opportunities;
  • encouraging outside-the-classroom studies / practical work / seminars etc;
  • better employment of the students on completion of their courses;

IETE Students' Forum of Abhinav HiTech College of Engg (AHTC)

     The IETE student forum of Abhinav Hitech College of engineering is started in the I semester for the academic year 2012-13 with an impressive strength of 100+ students from ECE and EEE departments.


The IETE Students Forum have the following broad objectives :

  • To plan and organize technical programs and activities, such as, special lectures, workshops, seminars, symposia, exhibitions etc for the benefit of 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 work / employment, of the student members in R&D laboratories, industries, academic institutions etc;
  • To encourage team work and the spirit 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 arranges frequent meetings of the student members together with experts / academic / R&D / industries leaders as well as IETE centres executive committee members. Programmes of common interest may also be arranged involving students forum at many institutions in the city, region etc.


     Every candidate for election to the class of student (FG) member shall satisfy the council that (i) he/she is a student of Electronics Engineering /Telecommunication Engineering/ Computer Science/ Information technology Electrical Engineering/ Physics in university/ college/institution approved by the council, and (ii) he / she is sponsored by a Corporate Member of the IETE or Faculty member of College / University. On the successful completion of the course of study and being conferred the BE / B Tech / BSc (Engg) Degree by the University / Institution in the appropriate field, he / she shall then be eligible for election to the class of Associate Member IETE (AMIETE).


     The members of the IETE students forum shall pay the following one time membership fee for their membership while studying at the college / polytechnic.

Student (FG) Rs 500/- (For 4 Years)
Student (FD) Rs 400/- (For 3 Years

* Student (s) studying in: 
           Engineering Colleges           

I Year.      Rs 500/-


II Year      Rs 400/-


III Year     Rs 300/-


IV Year     Rs 200/-



This consolidated subscription will be realized along with the application form.

The minimum required membership strength for opening the IETE Student Forum in any Institution is 50.


  1. 1.All the members of IETE Students Forum shall receive a copy of the IETE Journal of Education (4 issues per year, about 250 pages) free of charge and also have priority for publishing their papers in this journal.
  2. 2.They can also subscribe for other publication of the IETE, viz. IETE Journal of Research and IETE Tech Review at fifty percent of subscription rate.
  3. 3.They are also welcome to attend all IETE technical programs arranged in India at a reduced registration fee. The Institutions, wherein IETE students forum is established shall receive the following benefits:
  • A suitable grant to the IETE Forum, commensurate with the membership strength, to conduct the various activities of the Forum (@ of Rs 20/- per student per year.)
  • One complete set of technical publications of the IETE including IETE Journal of Research, IETE Tech Review, IETE Journal of Education, IETE Newsletter (one copy in each case), conference proceedings etc.
  • Regular interaction with IETE Centres in the region and support from IETE Corporate members, R&D laboratories, industries etc in the technical programs of the Forum.
  • Possibility of setting up Electronics Hobby Centre in the institution with industry support;
  • Improvement in the quality of students obtaining the Degree/ Diploma awards and increase in their employment potential.
  • To Organize activities of ISF and / or with IETE Local / Sub-Centre, Prizes for Quiz, Paper reading competition, organizing Inter-College function at the level of Local Centres, visit to various Engineering Colleges / Institutions and organizing joint activities.
  • Annual function in each IETE Students' Forum to be organized for which a special grant could be considered.
  • In addition Annual Quiz, Essay Competition, National or Zonal Technical Paper Contest for the students be organized at the time of Mid-Term Symposium and Annual Technical Convention in whichever Centre the functions are organized.
  • Students will be given reduction of the amount paid at the time of ISF for becoming Associate Member of IETE.


     The affairs of the IETE students forum are conducted and the property and money there of is administered by a managing committee consisting of six student members, two of whom retire every year but are eligible for re-election. One of these member will be the chairman and another will be the hony secretary. A faculty member of the Institution and a member of the executive committee of the IETE Centre will be permanent invitees to the managing committee meetings. The managing committee meet as often as required and take decision on all matters connected with the IETE students forum in a spirit of goodwill and cooperation and with a view to enhance the image of the IETE. Any unresolved issues may be referred to the IETE Centre in the region, who will be the Monitoring and Controlling Office for the Forum.


     The functioning of the IETE students forum is reviewed annually by the concerned IETE Centre and the performance reported to the IETE HQ. The IETE students forum as well as centres may also suggest ways and means of strengthening these forums in the interest of the IETE.



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