|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
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.
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 :
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.
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:-
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
consolidated subscription will be realized along with the application
The minimum required membership strength for opening the IETE Student Forum in any Institution is 50, either Student (FG) or Student (FD).
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 :
|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.|
|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.|
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