IETE Student Forums

About IETE Students' Forums

The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) founded in 1953 is one of the leading Professional Society in India. With the great vision of founder and subsequent forefathers and stalwarts who were leading light of the Institution IETE, have been devoting and contributing for the advancement of Science and Technology in the fields of Electronics, Communication Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology and other related subjects. The major focus of IETE is to provide engineering education i.e. Degree and Diploma level certifications to younger generation at affordable cost who can not afford it through regular & private engineering institutions at exorbitant cost. IETE has got two streams of Student base. First wing is the students of alma-mater , IETE , viz, the pass outs of DIPIETE , AMIETE and ALCCS students . For them we have an Alumni Association formed in 2013 and the Second one is the Engineering students studying in Engineering Colleges and Polytechnics across the Country. This wing is the ISF ( IETE Students Forum ). More than 550 live ISFs are functioning in India today with a student membership of more than 60,000.

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Formation of IETE Students' Forum

ISFs can be formed through local IETE Centres at recognized Engineering colleges and Polytechnics . There should be a minimum of 25 students to open an ISF. Membership of Forum Graduate (FG) for 4 year Engineering courses and Forum Diploma (FD) for three year Diploma courses. Membership Fee structure is as follows (Membership fees shall change as per Governing Council decision w.e.f 1st July 2022.)

Membership Fees

Forum Graduate
Forum Diploma

First Year
Rs. 850/-
Rs. 650/-
Second Year
Rs. 650/-
Rs. 500/-
Third Year
Rs. 500/-
Rs. 350/-
Fourth Year
Rs. 350/-

Management of ISF

ISFs will be under the supervision of a Managing Committee monitored by the Local IETE Centre. Request for registration of ISF should be through the IETE Centre. There will be Six student members In the Managing Committee out of which there will be a Chairman & a Hony. Secretary. A faculty member of the College/Polytechnic and one nominated EC member of the Centre will be permanent invitees of the committee. The management committee shall meet as often as possible in sustaining and coordinating the activities of ISF.

Membership Benefits:

  • Priority for publishing their papers in Journal of Education.
  • Can also subscribe for other publications.
  • ISF students are welcome to attend IETE technical programs in India at reduced Regn. fees.
  • ISF member will be issued with an Identity Card.