AMIE examination is considered to be on par with B.E. / B.Tech. When contemplated as an eligibility qualification to write competitive examinations like the Indian Civil Service, Indian Engineering Services, GATE, etc., and for employment in Government, public and private sectors in India. This qualification is recognized by the Ministry of HRD, government of India, as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. The Institution of Engineers (India) was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1935. It is currently headquartered in 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata - 700020..

1. A recognized 3-year Polytechnic Diploma or its equivalent in any branch of engineering. (No marks restriction)
2. +2/HSC/PDC with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics with minimum 45% marks.

Section-A Examination:-Technician Members who have been on the role of the Institution of Engineers for a year are eligible to appear in the non-diploma stream examination based on their date of election to membership. Senior Technician Members can appear in the diploma stream. 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. The examinations are held twice every year, called summer and winter examinations, normally in (May/June) and (November/December) respectively. Subjects in Section A examination are For Diploma Stream:-Fundamentals of Design and Manufacturing, Material Science and Engineering, Computing and Informatics, Society and Environment.

For Non-Diploma Stream:- Fundamentals of Design & Manufacturing, Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Drawing and Graphics, Electrical Science, Mechanical Science, Engineering Physics And Chemistry, Material Science and Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation, Computing and Informatics, Society and Environment. Section A examination is common for all. Basic Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Communication are covered to prepare the candidate, to move on to Section B by choosing a particular discipline from among the streams offered.

Section B Examination:- After passing Section A completely, the student will be admitted to appear for the Section B examination and after passing min. 5 papers of section B in respective branch, the student will be admitted to appear for Project Work and for Laboratory experiments. This consists of 9 papers of which 6 are compulsory and 3 optional. Currently, only the following branches of engineering are covered: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Production Engineering, Textile Engineering.

Each paper is 3 hours long (unless specifically mentioned otherwise in the list of subjects). The maximum number of papers a candidate can appear at a time is: Section A : 4 papers, Section B : 4 papers. Minimum time limit to complete Section A: Non-Diploma stream: 1.5 years, Diploma stream: 6 months. Minimum time limit to complete Section B: Diploma and Non-Diploma stream: 1.50 years. Project work and laboratory experiments can be carried out only after clearing 5 subjects of Section B. Additionally, person shall be employed and engaged in engineering activities during the admission for Section B examination.

Candidates can directly become Technician Members if they have a minimum qualification of a pass in the Standard XII Examination (45% minimum aggregate). Candidates who have passed in English and secured an aggregate of at least 45% in the qualifying examination as well as an aggregate of 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are eligible to apply.

Academic Eligibility For selection as Senior Technician Membership 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 a 3-year polytechnic diploma engineer or 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.

This course is designed for working professionals, college going students. There will be 6 hours of classes on Saturdays and Sundays. The classes are also held on public holidays. The course starts from MAY. After completion of course, test series continues until one week before the examination.

The examinations - Section A and B (List Here) - are conducted in Abu Dhabi, Allahabad, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Coimbatore - Peelamedu, Delhi, Gwalior, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kathmandu, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nashik Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Roorkee, Rourkela, Behrain, Doha, Mumbai, Trichy, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupathi, and Vishakapatnam, Salem City.