Professional Bodies

The presence of Professional bodies and their regular activities showcases the college on global arena as these are crucial to engineering education.


Professional bodies like IETE and ISTE are concerned with the growth and observation of professional educational programs, and thus perform technology updates through conferences, seminars, tutorials and workshop at nominal rates. It is a forum for activities like Paper Presentations, Quiz, Competitions and Exhibitions that connects distinguished academicians, researchers and practitioners. Also it creates opportunity to interact with industry professionals and chalk out a career path.


Under the auspicious guidance of the professional societies functioning in this college, number of programmes like Seminars, Technical paper presentations, Group discussions, Model tests for GRE, Personality & Communication Skills development are being organized




Indian Society for Technical Education

ISTE was started as the Association of Principals of Technical Institutions (APTI) in the year 1941. It was a society for the Principals at that time and with a view to enlarge the activities, APTI was converted into Indian Society of Technical Education. It is a national, professional, non-profit Society registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. The major objective of the ISTE is to assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industries and other organizations. ISTE is the only national organization that caters to the needs of educators in the field of Engineering and Technology. ISTE has good nexus with many reputed colleges and universities.

ISTE formulates the general goals & responsibilities of technical education. It plays a vital role in changing the curriculum according to the contexts. In the field of education, ISTE has been impressively moulding the personality of teachers and administrators. It enhances professional ideals & standards. ISTE gives importance to research and teaches how to maintain a serene atmosphere in work places. It serves as a bridge between technical institutions and society.

Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers

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. The IETE is the National Apex Professional body of Electronics and Telecommunication, Computer Science and IT Professionals. It serves more than 1,25,000 members (including Corporate, Student and ISF members) through various 64 Centres, 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 focuses on advancement of the Science and Technology of Electronics, Telecommunication, Computers, Information Technology and related areas. Towards this end the Institution promotes and conducts basic engineering and continuing technical education programmes for human resource development.

IETE STUDENTS' FORUM BACKGROUND

The IETE has built up an impressive strength of student members all over the Country, at both Graduate (AM) and Diploma (SD) levels. A pass in Section A & B makes them eligible for AMIETE / DipIETE respectively. Students chapters of IETE Centres generally take care of the academic / professional needs of these members.

IETE however needs to be well known to all electronics / telecommunication / computer science / information technology students to build awareness amongst them for the mutual benefit. In India, there are nearly 600 Engineering Colleges (affiliated to Universities), over 190 universities and over 750 Polytechnics (coming under State Dtes). Most of these Institutions have Departments of Electronics /Telecom / Computer / IT / Electrical and related areas of direct interest to IETE and prepare the students for BE/B Tech or Diploma Qualifications.

The IETE can 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;

Substantial increase of IETE membership and its nation wide distributions.

In view of this, it is proposed to establish IETE Students Forum at these Engineering College / University and Polytechnic in the Country, through a massive membership drive in these institutions.

OBJECTIVES

The IETE 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 objectives :

The IETE can play a useful and stimulating role by

To plan and organize technical programmes 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 shall arrange 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.

MEMBERSHIP

The student membership of the IETE shall be open to students of engineering colleges/universities/ institutions designated as a student (FG) members and polytechnics designated as student (FD) members as follows:

Sudents (FG) Member: 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 IETE can play a useful and stimulating role by

Student (FD) Member : Every candidate for election to the class of Student (FD) member shall satisfy the Council that (i) he / she is a student of Electronics Engineering / Telecommunication Engineering / IT / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science in a Polytechnic / University / College / Institution approved by the Council and (ii) he / she is sponsored by a Corporate Member of the IETE of faculty member of college / Polytechnic. On successful completion of the course of study and being conferred the Diploma by the Directorate of Technical Education / University in the appropriate field, he / she shall then be eligible for election to the class of Diploma Member IETE (DipIETE).

To meet these objectives, the IETE students forum shall arrange 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.

MEMBERSHIP FEE

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 600 /- (For 4 Years)

Student (FD) Rs 475 /- (For 3 Years)

To meet these objectives, the IETE students forum shall arrange 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.

*Student(s) Studying in Engineering College (FG) Amount Polytechnic (FD)
I st Year Rs. 600 Rs. 475
II nd Year Rs. 475 Rs. 350
III rd Year Rs. 350 Rs. 225
4 th Year Rs. 225

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, either Student (FG) or Student (FD).

BENEFITS

All the members of IETE Students Forum have priority for publishing their papers in Journal of Education. They can also subscribe for other publication of the IETE, viz. IETE Journal of Research and IETE Technical Review. They are also welcome to attend all IETE technical programmes 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 40/- per student per year.)

Student (FD) Rs 475 /- (For 3 Years)

One complete set of technical publications of the IETE including IETE Journal of Research, IETE Technical Review, IETE Journal of Education, IETE Newsletter (one copy in each case) is sent to ISF Co-ordinator.

Regular interaction with IETE Centres in the region and support from IETE Corporate members, R&D laboratories, industries etc in the technical programmes of the Forum.

Possibility of setting up Electronics Hobby Centre in the institution with industry support;

Improvement in the quality of students pursuing the Degree/ Diploma courses and increase their employment potential.

To Organise activities of ISF and / or with IETE Local / Sub-Centre, Prizes for Quiz, Paper reading competition, organising Inter-College function at the level of Local Centres, visit to various Engineering Colleges / Institutions and organising joint activities.

Annual function in each IETE Students' Forum to be organised for which a special grant could be considered.

In addition Annual Quiz, Essay Competition, National or Zonal Technical Paper Contest for the students be organised at the time of Mid-Term Symposium and Annual Technical Convention in whichever Centre the functions are organised.

ISF Students will be given reduction in fee payment during enrolment of Associate Member of IETE, equivalent to the amout paid at the time of joining ISF.

MANAGEMENT

The affairs of the IETE students forum shall be conducted and the property and money there of shall be 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 shall be the chairman and another shall be the hony secretary. A faculty member of the Institution and a member of the executive committee of the IETE Centre shall be permanent invitees to the managing committee meetings. The managing committee shall 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

REVIEW

The functioning of the IETE students forum shall be 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.

Computer Society of India (CSI)

The seed for the Computer Society of India (CSI) was first shown in the year 1965 with a handful of IT enthusiasts who were a computer user group and felt the need to organize their activities. They also wanted to share their knowledge and exchange ideas on what they felt were a fast emerging sector. Today the CSI takes pride in being the largest and most professionally managed association of and for IT professionals in India. The purposes of the Society are scientific and educational directed towards the advancement of the theory and practice of computer science and IT. The organisation has grown to an enviable size of 100,000 strong members consisting of professionals with varied backgrounds including Software developers, Scientists, Academicians, Project Managers, CIO's , CTO's & IT vendors to just name a few. It has spread its branches all over the country. Currently having more than 500 student branches and rooted firmly at 73 different locations, CSI has plans of opening many more chapters & activity centres in smaller towns and cities of the country. The idea is to spread the knowledge, and provide opportunities to as many interested as possible.

The CSI Vision: "lT for Masses"

Keeping in mind the interest of the IT professionals & computer users CSI works towards making the profession an area of choice amongst all sections of the society. The promotion of Information Technology as a profession is the top priority of CSI today. To fulfill this objective, the CSI regularly organizes conferences, conventions, lectures, projects, awards. And at the same time it also ensures that regular training and skill updating are organised for the IT professionals. Education Directorate, CSI helps physically challenged citizens by providing training 'Punarjani'. CSI also works towards a global approach, by seeking out alliances with organizations overseas who may be willing to come forward and participate in such activities. CSI also helps governments in formulating IT strategy & planning.

Global affiliations and CSI

Representing the Indian community in the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) since 1974.

Representation in all the technical Committees and some of the working groups of IFIP. CSI has also organised IFIP sponsored events and conferences in India.

Reciprocal membership agreement with the British Computer Society and the Australian Computer Society and the IEEE Computer Society.

Knowledge Building at CSI

In a fast changing environment, the IT Professional constantly needs to update himself. With this very purpose in mind, the CSI painstakingly brings out various technical publications at regular intervals. Some of these are:

CSI Communications in Print, Digital and an App form.

CSI Journal of Computing

CSI Transactions on ICT

In addition CSI has its own face book page https://www.facebook.com/CSIHQ?ref=hl and a vibrant website www.csi-india.org which offers a lot of articles, information and counselling platform for all IT professionals. An active Digital Library preserves all the Digital Assets of CSI

Youth and CSI

Being closely associated with Students the Society has developed a well-established net-work of "Student Branches" all across the country. CSI has 488 student branches with more than 90,000 Student Volunteers across the nation. The activities conducted for the Students associated with the Society include lecture meetings, seminars, conferences, training programmes, programming contests and practical visits to installations. CSI has a strong Educational Directorate based at Chennai which undertakes activities related to Certification of professionals related to the latest technologies. Its recent initiative of distance education in the Business Domain areas offers technology enabled learning supported by personal counselling & expert advice. In an ever changing environment, CSI offers professional counselling being a great need of the hour. And this is done by being in close contact with it's young members through various events, conferences, symposia to name a few. CSI regularly organises SEARCC Programming Contest, Alan Turning Quiz, Discover Thinking Project Contest, On-line Programming Contest etc. for the students.

Events at CSI

As part of its endeavour to bring together and assimilate various aspects of IT, CSI conducts premier events such as a National Convention, Regional Conferences, Theme Conferences focusing on verticals etc. Apart from this number of workshops re-conducted at the local chapters to get such professionals together on a common platform. Besides the Convention, the Society also conducts an "Exhibition" which endeavours to bring in the manufacturers and system developers to exhibit their products & services to the professionals. The Society organises various panel discussions and these views are compiled so that they can be protected as the views of CSI at the appropriate forums.

CSI Awards

Achievement is a wonderful thing. But what makes it even more wonderful is being publicly acclaimed for it-especially in the presence of one's peers. That's why the CSI has instituted awards in several categories. Also members with many years of significant contribution to the IT industry are made Fellows of the Society. It is regarded as one of the most prestigious titles that an IT professional can receive in the country today. Most prestigious awards of CSI are :

CSI Nihilent E-Governance Awards

CSI IT ExCellence Awards

CSI Young IT Professionals Awards

CSI Service Awards

CSI Academic ExCellence Awards

CSI Fellowship and Hon. Fellowship Awards

CSI Lifetime Achievement Award

In addition CSI has its own face book page and a vibrant website www.csi-india.org which offers a lot of articles, information and counselling platform for all IT professionals. An active Digital Library preserves all the Digital Assets of CSI

Benefits for CSI Members: Knowledge Sharing and Networking

Being a CSI member one can avail the opportunities like : Opportunity to participate in the international, national, regional and chapter events of CSI such as conferences, seminars, symposia, workshops, technical talks, free lectures on latest technological advancements in IT at discounted rates between 10%-50%.

Other important Chapter activities which offer a platform for networking with distinguished industry leaders, scientists, academicians include

CSI-SPIN events

Knowledge Forum Activities

Security Forum Activities

Symposia

CIO Meets

Annual CIO Summit

Opportunity to offer workshops/trainings in collaboration with CSI.

Join Special Interest Group (SIG) for research, promotion, and dissemination activities for selected domains, both established and emerging

Opportunity to deliver guest lecturers in educational institutes associated to CSI across India. Right to vote in CSI elections. Opportunity to become part of CSI management Committee at Chapter, Regional and National levels subject to the eligibility criteria.

Student Membership:

Benefits and Advantages to CSI Student members

Recognition:

CSI membership identity card

Appreciation letter / certificate for performance exCellence

Industry recognized CSI certification opportunities

Knowledge Enhancement:

Access to CSI knowledge portal through Login-id and password

Technology updates through Conferences, Seminars, Tutorials & workshop at discounted rates

A forum for activities like Paper Presentations, Quiz, Competitions and Exhibitions.

Ability to connect with distinguished speakers on different technology areas

CSI Publication:

CSI Communications - Monthly Magazine (soft copy with option for hard copy at additional payment)

CSI eNewsletter

CSI Whizkidd- Student Newsletter

Eligibility to publish articles in CSI communications, journal and Whizkidd

Awards:

Eligibility to be nominated for the best Student paper in CSI communications

Best Student Branch award (only for Student Branch and not applicable for individual student members)

MOU benefits:

Discounted membership fee for BCS, ACS and subsidized product offerings by them

Discounted CSI & partner certification exam fees

Networking:

Interaction and collaboration with distinguished academicians, researchers and practitioners

Opportunity to interact with Industry professionals and chalk out a career path

R & D:

CSI Minor Research project funding up to Rs. 50000/-

CSI events:

Discounted registration fee for CSI conventions & seminars

Participation in joint events of CSI with its MOU partner / Organization

Membership Grades for Students

Those who pass 10+2 academic program and are enrolled for a degree course either full time or part time at accredited educational institutions and carrying at least 30% of a normal full time academic program in areas of interest to CSI.

or

Those who successfully complete matriculation/secondary education/SSC/SSLC/10th class academic program and are doing diploma courses approved by State Directorate of Technical Education

or

Those who successfully complete matriculation/secondary education/SSC/SSLC/10th class academic program and are studying in an approved higher secondary school or doing a course in a non-formal institution

or

Those graduates doing a course in areas of interest common to the CSI

or

Those who are student members of any technical or scientific society with interest common to CSI