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Recognition of AMIE Exams

A Compendium of Recognition Letters for AMIE Sections A & B

The Institution has recently published A Compendium of Recognition Letters for AMIE (Sections A & B Examinations) containing the scores of letters received from various establishments, viz, MHRD, AICTE, IITs, UPSC, UGC, IIMs, Bar Council of India, universities, public and private sector undertakings, State Govt. undertakings, foreign universities, professional societies in India and abroad, GATE Examination, NARIC, UK, etc. The price of the publication is fixed as Rs.500/- (inclusive of postal charges) and USD 50 for persons interested to receive the Compendium outside India.

Interested Corporate members, passouts of Sections A & B Examinations and others can send their request for a copy of the Compendium, enclosing a demand draft of Rs. 500/- to the Director (EEA), The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata 700020, mentioning their membership number, mobile number, e-mail id and complete mailing address. On receipt of such request, a copy of the Compendium will be sent by speed  post/courier/registered post. 


MHRD Notification recognising “following 15 courses of Sections A & B Examinations as revised, conducted by The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata as equivalent to bachelor’s degree in the appropriate branch of engineering of the recognized universities of India....  Download letter of recognition

UGC recommends Sections A & B pass students for postgraduate studies in any Indian University.  Download recognition letter

Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, Government of India’s acceptance of Sections A and B as equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate field of engineering. Download recognition letter

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad accepts Sections A & B passed students for admission to the Postgraduate Programme.  Download recognition letter

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay accepts Sections A & B passed students for admission to the Postgraduate Programme.  Download recognition letter

AICTE approval does not apply for AMIE. The equivalence of AMIE is approved by Board of Assessment, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, and by The Association of Indian Universities for employment and academic equivalence. Download recognition letter

However AICTE has approved the eligibility for AMIE Passouts with M.E./M.Tech for Teaching Assignments. Download recognition letter

Recognition of passing Sections A & B Examinations does not come under the purview of Distance Education Council. Download recognition letter

The National Recognition Information Centre of United Kingdom recognised Sections A and B of The Institution of Engineers (India) as comparable to British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard. Download recognition letter

Evaluation World LLC., Credential Evaluation Service, USA has evaluated Section A and B of the Mechanical Engineering Branch of The Institution of Engineers (India), India and has found it equivalent to a bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from a regional Accredited College or University in the United States of America.  Download recognition letter

Australia accepts Sections A & B pass students as Engineering Professionals for employment.  Download recognition letter

The Committee for Organizing Engineering Professional Practice (COEPP), Bahrain recognized Sections A and B examinations of The Institution of Engineers (India) in different engineering disciplines as equivalent to a normal Bachelor of Engineering degree of an accredited Indian University. Download recognition letter

Canadian Equivalency by WES. Download recognition letter

Hon’ble High Court of Kerala has passed the judgment regarding passing Sections A & B examinations of the Institution as equivalent to degree in engineering for teaching assignments in engineering Institutions in Kerala State. Download copy of judgement

Qualifications and Awards in Dubai certifies that the qualification Graduate of The Institution of Engineers (India), is recognised in the United Arab Emirates at Level 7 on the National Qualifications Framework and is comparable to the Applied Bachelor qualification on the QF Emirates. Download letter of recognition

Present AMIE Status

AMIE will not be affected as AMIE does not fall under the purview of DEC (Distance Education Council) and it is not a correspondence course. It is a continued education program for full time working professionals.

AMIE is valid even today. People are misunderstanding this as invalid or unrecognised now. This is because of lack of understanding. The only problem is that MHRD presently does not consider AMIE for central government jobs and hence the matter is being fought by IEI in High Court. So far, no final judgement has come.

Other advantages of AMIE are intact - State govt jobs, promotions, higher education, UPSC, GATE, MBA exams etc. Even for open posts, if you do M Tech after AMIE, you may apply for teaching posts such as in IITs! See letter.

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