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How to Become a Chartered Engineer after Passing AMIE?

for Graduate, Masters' and Ph.D. in Engineering & Technology

How can I become a Chartered Engineer?

Any Life Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers (India) can designate himself as a Chartered Engineer. A special certificate specifying as Chartered Engineer can be obtained on payment of ₹ 29,500/- only (for India/Nepal) and ₹ 56,250/- only (for other countries).

What are the eligibility criteria to become a Chartered Engineer?

  • B.E./B. Tech. (4-year course after 10 + 2)
  • B.E./B. Tech. (3-year course after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology)
  • Professional Society Examinations (such as AMIE, AMIETE etc. equivalent to B.E./B. Tech./B. Arch.) recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE
  • M.E./M. Tech or equivalent
  • Ph.D. or equivalent and higher

Please give me a link to download the form for Chartered Engineer.

You can apply directly to The Institution of Engineers (India) by applying on the given form.

Is there an introductory course about Chartered Engineer certification? I want to go through it before applying.

Yes, you may take a short-term course from NEATMET of 30 hours duration. Key takeaways after finishing this course will be

  • Details of Certification with issuing Authorities
  • Roles & Responsibilities of a Chartered Engineer
  • Recognition and acceptance of the Certification by various Authorities
  • Empanelment and various other Opportunities in India and abroad
  • Interview Preparation for Certification

What is the address for the communication for Applying for Chartered Engineer?

The address for Communication is:

The Director (Membership)

Membership Department The Institution of Engineers (India)

8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata 700 020

Call: +91-33-40106269


What are expected advantages of Chartered Engineer certificate?

  • To be empanelled as a Valuer or loss Assessor in various financial institutions like banks, Insurance companies etc.
  • To be empanelled as a Chartered Engineer in the Original Side of High Courts, Central Excise and Customs, IFCI and other similar govt concerns.
  • To win contracts for civil works from Municipal Corporations and similar govt bodies.
  • To be employed and/or promoted in foreign companies.
  • To practice as a self-employed consultant in India and abroad.
  • Certify machinery imported from abroad
  • Become IBBI registered Valuer and Loss Assessor
  • Prepare Detailed Project Reports
  • Work on Government sponsored projects
The following topics are covered in this course:
  • Chartered Engineer | Introduction
  • Role & Responsibilities | Lender's Independent Engineer
  • Roles & Responsibilities | Valuer
  • Roles & Responsibilities | Assessor and Technical Auditor
  • Additional References
  • Interview Preparation

What is Certificate of Practice for Practicing Chartered Engineers?

The Certificate of Practice for Practicing Chartered Engineers is a document issued by the IEI to chartered engineers who wish to practice their profession independently or as consultants in India. It serves as proof of their professional competence and authorizes them to offer engineering services to clients.

To obtain the Certificate of Practice from the IEI, chartered engineers need to fulfil certain requirements and follow the prescribed application process. These requirements may include:

Step 1 Membership: The engineer must be a member of the IEI in the appropriate category, such as a Corporate Member or Fellow.

Step 2 Chartered Engineer Status: The engineer must have obtained the status of a chartered engineer from the IEI through the prescribed qualification criteria, including education, experience, and professional assessment.

Step 3 Fee Payment: The engineer needs to pay the required fee of ₹ 5000/- for the issuance of the Certificate of Practice.

Step 4 Application Submission: The engineer must submit a completed application form and the necessary supporting documents to the IEI.

Once the application is reviewed and approved by the IEI, the Certificate of Practice for Practicing Chartered Engineers is issued to the engineer. This certificate is typically valid for a specific period and may require renewal after expiration.

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What is the role of a Chartered Engineer in infrastructure development?

Infrastructure Development is a complex and critical process that requires the expertise of Chartered Engineers. Chartered Engineers are highly skilled professionals who have attained a recognized professional qualification and are registered with a relevant engineering institution. Here’s a look at their role in infrastructure development:

  • Project Management
  • Feasibility Studies and Risk Assessment
  • Design and Planning
  • Compliance with Standards and Regulations
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Quality Control and Assurance
  • Sustainable Development
  • Health and Safety
  • Innovation and Technology Integration
  • Continuing Professional Development