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AMIE ( Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers )


AMIE ( Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers )

AMIE – An alternate option for getting an engineering degree.

AMIE ( Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers ) is a worthwhile alternative option for such students who are unable to pursue for an engineering degree course through a regular course in an engineering college.

The Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers ( AMIE ) Program / Examination is conducted by Institution of Engineers, India ( IEI ).

An AMIE degree is recognized as equivalent to an engineering degree by AICTE, UPSC, SSC, Central Government Departments and state governments etc. AMIE degree holder can write examinations like civil services, Indian engineering services, GATE, GRE, etc.

The candidates after earning a certificate in AMIE can choose for higher studies leading to master’s degree in engineering or any other qualification. Alternatively, these candidates can start working with government / private organizations in their respective field of specialization or become entrepreneur.

About the AMIE Institute

IEI is the pioneer body to introduce non – formal engineering education program, successful completion of which is recognised as equivalent to a degree in engineering by the government of India, the union public service commission, state governments and public / private sector organisations.

IEI with its headquarters at Kolkata operates through 18 state centres & 76 local centres located at capital and towns of industrial and academic importance all over the country.

The institution of engineers (India) was formed and registered at madras in 1920. The institution was granted a royal charter of incorporation in 1935 by his Majesty King George V of England.

The Institution of Engineers India institution is the largest professional organisation in India with a membership of over 400000.

AMIE Scheme of Examination :

Institution of engineers India offers AMIE Program in two sections – Section A and Section B.

Section A is common for all candidates. Under section b a member chooses a particular discipline of engineering program. The application forms for enrollment as senior technician (st) / technician (t) members of the institution are received throughout the year.

Sections A & B examinations of the institution are held twice a year, generally in June and in December and are termed as summer and winter examinations respectively.

A candidate wishing to appear in the institutions examination should apply first for enrollment as a member using prescribed st / t application form. If he is found eligible for Enrollment as a member, he may be able to appear in the forthcoming examination.

AMIE Eligibility Criteria for different classes of membership

For Technician Members :

A candidate can directly become technician member if he / she has a minimum qualification of a pass in the standard XII examination (45% minimum aggregate).

For Senior Technician Membership :

For selection as a senior technician member or for transfer from being a technician member to a senior technician member, candidates must satisfy the following conditions :

  • A minimum age of 18 years on the date of application for selection or transfer.
  • He / she should be an engineer by profession working under a corporate member or a person qualified to be elected as a corporate member. The candidate should also be striving to acquire the qualifications for corporate membership ( temporary unemployment is not an impediment to being elected ).
  • The candidate should have passed a diploma examination in engineering or technology or its equivalent recognized by the council, or an examination recognized by the council as exempting from passing section a of the institution of engineers examination in the non – diploma stream.

AMIE Educational Qualification for Technician Membership :

A candidate who has passed qualifying examination with minimum 45% marks is eligible for enrolling into AMIE program.

A pass in English is mandatory and aggregate marks in physics, chemistry and mathematics should not be less than 45%.

The following examinations are considered as qualifying examination for AMIE technician membership ( the list is indicative ) :

  • 10+2 or intermediate science examination with English, physics, chemistry and mathematics.
  • Bachelor of Science ( B.Sc. ) Examination with physics, chemistry and mathematics.
  • B.Sc. First year examination with physics or chemistry or mathematics. The candidates should have passed 10+2 or intermediate examination with English, physics, chemistry and mathematics.
  • B.Sc. Degree in electronics and computer science conducted at Narmada College of Science and Commerce, Bharuch.
  • First year examination of the 5 year integrated engineering degree program or pre or pre – professional examination in engineering : pre – engineering examination.
  • Final examination of the two year course ( 10 + 2 + 3 system ) with English, physics, mathematics, chemistry conducted by any state board or any other board of education or any Indian university after 10 years of formal school education.
  • The board of apprenticeship training admission examination, west Bengal.
  • The first year B.Tech. ( education ) examination of regional college of education, Ajmer.
  • B Arch Preliminary examination of Calcutta University.
  • The two – year course carried out by the Indian military academy / national Defence academy, Khadakvasla and Dehradun.
  • The vocational higher secondary course from the directorate of vocational higher secondary education, Kerala.
  • The senior secondary school certificate examination of national open school, New Delhi.
  • Diploma in : diesel mechanics – electrical instrument mechanics – surface coating technology from the board of technical examinations, Maharashtra – vocational training for fitter conducted at Sumant Moolgaonkar Engineering Institute, Kymore, Madhya Pradesh.

AMIE Section A Examination :

The AMIE section – a examination is held twice in a year – one in summer (May / June) and other in winter ( November / December ). The exams are separately designed for two streams i.e. Diploma stream ( senior technician members ) and non diploma stream ( technician members ).

The separate papers are offered for diploma stream and non diploma stream.

Section A examination is common for all those who aspire to become engineers by acquiring an AMIE Basic sciences, engineering sciences and communication are covered to prepare the candidate, after project work, to move on to section b by choosing a particular discipline from among the streams offered.

Subjects in section A examination are :

A. Diploma stream

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Material Science
  • Elements of Electrical Engineering and Electronics
  • Elements of Computer Science
  • Society, Environment and Engineering

B. Non – diploma stream

  • Mathematics I
  • Mathematics II
  • Engineering Drawing and Graphics
  • Electrical Science
  • Mechanical Science
  • Natural Science
  • Material Science and Processes
  • Fundamentals of Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Computer System and Data Analysis
  • Engineering, Environment and Society

AMIE Section B Examination :

After section A, the student has to complete a project work over a period of one year and only on the basis of satisfactory professional competence report, he / she will be admitted to appear for the section b examination.

This consists of 10 papers of which 7 are compulsory and 3 optional. Currently, the following branches of engineering are covered :

Chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and communications engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgical and material science engineering, mining engineering, production engineering, textile engineering.

AMIE Test Pattern :

Each paper is 3 hours long (unless specifically mentioned otherwise in the list of subjects) the exact dates and other details regarding the examinations like the last date of submission of examination forms, etc., are announced by the institution of engineers in the ‘technicians’ journal.

Test Centers for AMIE Examination :

Examinations “section A and B” are, conducted in :

AMIE International test centers : Abu Dhabi

AMIE National Test Centres :


In addition. Section A Both Diploma and Non – Diploma examination are held in :


Job prospects for AMIE Courses :

AMIE degree holders have almost similar job prospects as BE / B.Tech degree holders.

Since, AMIE degree is awarded to practicing engineers on completion of section b examination, often an AMIE degree holder represents an unique blend of experience and basic qualification and depending upon the quality of experience and the knowledge gained while pursuing this examination, an AMIE degree holder can have a good career in the engineering field of his specialisation.

AMIE Contact Information :

For any further details, readers may contact the AMIE institute at :

The Institution of Engineers (India),
8 Gokhale Road,
Kolkata – 700 020,
Email :,
Website :

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  • Myself Shrikant Mhatre want to take admission for A M I E Part A .what is the procedure to registered my name in A M I E institute. How could I get form ? Is there any facility to submit registration form online ?
    By Shrikant Gajanan Mhatre from City Pen , Dist - Raigad - Maharashtra - India 402 107 on July 5, 2016 at 8:14 pm
  • I am diploma in chemical engineer having 8 years experience. now i plan for B. Tech through AMIE. i am from Maharashtra, please guide me how to apply for AMIE and what is procedure.
    By Vishwanath patil from Mahad on June 27, 2016 at 5:47 pm
  • i have done my poly diploma from Delhi university and now im in nagpur how can i join to this institute.
    By aiman haseen khan from nagpur, maharashtra on June 9, 2016 at 1:57 pm
  • Respected Sir, I am currently pursuing mechanical engineering in Gyan Ganga Intitute of Technology and Sciences, Jabalpur, and wish to purse Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering aswell from AIME at BTech level. However, I don't know if Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering is currenty available or not. Kindly, let me know the availability of the program and its applicant requirement.
    By Sonal Mitra from Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh on May 14, 2016 at 10:36 pm
  • My qualification is B. Sc (non medical) with diploma in railway engineering, so please tell me how many pappers has to qualified for AMIE in section A
    By YASH PAL from Faridabad on April 16, 2016 at 11:58 am
  • Civil Engineering
    By SATENDRA SINGH CHAUHAN from FIROZABAD U.P on April 9, 2016 at 9:45 pm
  • Myself Mallikarjuna.C, working in Bangalore, I am interested to join AMIE course please help me to join this course
    By Mallikarjuna C from BANGALORE on April 5, 2016 at 11:29 am
  • I completed ame.can I go for aerospace engineering
    By abhijith ak from kannur , kerala on April 4, 2016 at 12:33 pm
  • sir i am working professional and i passed my diploma in automabile enginering from "the institute of motor industry, chennai, and now i am willing to take admission in amie correspondance degre. am i eligible to take admission in amie. please suggest me
    By jograj gangwar from BAREILLY on March 15, 2016 at 8:02 pm
  • I want to take a course in Mechanical ENgineering.Please let me know any contact details of the AMIE coaching classes in Pune. Thank you.
    By Siddhu Gangawati from Pune, Maharashtra on March 15, 2016 at 11:06 am
  • Sir I have completed diploma in civil engineering from G.B.N govt polytechnic haryana ... I want do from amie ... Please tell me the proceedr of amisson and all the required info.. Thanks lot
    By shubham from Karnal. Haryana on January 25, 2016 at 7:09 pm
  • I am interested to join AMIE as ST and to get admission, corporate member sign is rquired. If any one (corporate member) is in gurgaon kindly support me
    By sitaram from gurgaon on January 8, 2016 at 5:01 pm
  • Dear sir, i am marimuthu i have completed in diploma in mechanical engineering at 2016 with distinction and three year experience at quality control field , now i am interest to join amie course , how to join our institute at bangalore location please share with me
    By Marimuthu from bangalore on December 23, 2015 at 11:18 pm
  • could u please tell about whether amie equivalent to btech for all eligible jobs btech mechanical engg in andhra pradesh and course notification time in andhra pradesh
    By D RAJU from chennai on December 22, 2015 at 8:45 pm
  • sir i completed my diploma from computer branch and i want to do btech from your center so pls give me the full detail that how we can join and plss tell me the date of fill the registration and membership form.
    By Pratibha from chandigarh on November 20, 2015 at 3:05 pm
  • Dear sir now I have completed my diploma in in electrical engg.with75% in rgpv but I m interested in amie so plzz provide a fee detail, by the Bey I m pawan Kumar bfrom Bhopal mp
    By pawankumar from Bhopal mp on November 8, 2015 at 9:47 pm
  • Dear sir I have completed my diploma in electrical with 75%in rgpv but I m interested in amie plz give me fee detail thank u
    By pawankumar from bhopal mp on November 8, 2015 at 10:40 am
  • I am diplomatic student, I want to do degree in my field by external examination And I would like to do degree in AMIE because this is need of me So AMIE is best for me Thanks.
    By Swaminath from Solapur,Maharashtra on October 27, 2015 at 5:34 pm
  • Respected Sir/Mamdam,I have completed my Diploma in computer science & engg...I am interested to join AIME course, so please suggest this favour i,e.. how to join this course with address and phone no in Banglore. THANK YOU
    By PAVITHRA.R from Banglore Karanata on October 6, 2015 at 12:40 pm
    By BALU from Sundargarh,ODISHA. on October 1, 2015 at 7:26 pm
    By BHUPENDRA VERMA from BARABANKI(u.p) on September 22, 2015 at 4:50 pm
    By BHUPENDRA VERMA from BARABANKI(u.p) on September 22, 2015 at 4:47 pm
  • Sir pls tell me hw many min marks req for amie aftr diploma civil. Sir i passed my civil eng. diploma from himachal pradesh . Pls tell me about fee and process of admission
    By Anil kumar from amb himachal pradesh on September 8, 2015 at 10:20 pm
  • Dear Sir, i completed the Diploma in Electrical Engg and i interested to study AMIE as External so pls inform me the joining procedure, fee's, where i can contact and the last date of this year(2016).
    By Venugopal from Bangalore Karnataka on August 10, 2015 at 5:15 pm
  • please tell me from wher i can get book & question paper
    By papiya dinda from Bangalore on August 6, 2015 at 5:54 pm
  • please tell me how can i replace my address & from wher i can get book & question paper
    By papiya dinda from Bangalore on August 6, 2015 at 5:54 pm
  • please tell me how can i replace my address
    By papiya dinda from Bangalore on August 6, 2015 at 5:53 pm
  • I can not found the winter 2016 result, Membership No ST- 575342-8 please inform the result by this email bellow. (
    By Rajendra Kumar Bariha from Balangir on August 6, 2015 at 5:25 pm
  • Sir l needthelist of supporter of. Corporatemember in chhatisgarh korba for new admission
    By raj from korba chhatisgarh on July 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm
  • Sir i am mahantesh i have to done diploma(ece)in 2016 i want joining in amie ,if u dont mine send me entire details about this,i have to so much of intrest on amie please send me details.
    By B.MAHANTESH from HYDERABAD on June 27, 2015 at 7:50 pm
    By RAMBABU BUSI from ELURU on June 18, 2015 at 10:18 am
    By MANOJ SHARMA from JAIPURRAJASTHAN on June 12, 2015 at 4:35 pm
  • I want to know about admission.
    By neelam from allahabad on June 11, 2015 at 11:02 am
  • i want to study production engineering in amie,i want to know the study centers in chennai
    By rajeshbabu from chengalpattu on June 5, 2015 at 7:04 pm
  • I had already summited Fees 5800 /- Rs , but whether my admission is conformed , if not conformed Pl reply and transfer my 5000/- Rs in my account pl.
    By SUDHIR KUMAR SINGH from Jamnagar on June 5, 2015 at 2:53 am