Notification for IEI YOUNG ENGINEERS AWARD 2017-2018
The Institution of Engineers (India) is a multi-disciplinary professional body of engineers with 15 engineering disciplines and over 8,00,000 members in India and abroad. The Institution was established in 1920 and was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1935. It has been in the forefront of engineering profession addressing the socio-engineering problems for progress of the country. IEI functions among professional engineers, academicians, research workers to update their professional knowledge through continuous professional development. With its large international linkages and a network of 120 Centres in India and 5 Overseas Chapters, the Institution has built up wide reach and large infrastructure to meet its objectives of promoting engineering in all aspects.
With a view to promote the pursuit of excellence in the field of engineering, IEI has instituted ‘IEI Young Engineers Award’. The Award consists of a Plaque and a Certificate. The purpose of the Award is to recognize outstanding achievements/contributions made by young engineers in engineering research, excellence in engineering technology development, technology transfer, etc. Any engineer citizen of India not older than 35 years of age as on March 31, 2017 is eligible for the Award.The IEI Young Engineers Award is presented to awardees for all the 15 Engineering Divisions of the IEI during the respective National Conventions. The awardees attending the National Convention will be provided with free accommodation & their traveling expenses (AC-3Tier train fare by shortest route) will be reimbursed on production of original documents.
The Application Proforma may be downloaded from IEI website (www.ieindia.org/yngaward.aspx). Soft copy of the filled-in application proforma should be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31, 2017. Further, six copies of the duly filled application form, along with all supporting documents, endorsed by appropriate authority should be sent to the below mentioned address so as to reach us latest by April 10, 2017: Director (Technical), The Institution of Engineers (India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata 700020. The envelope containing the application should be superscribed at the top as ‘IEI Young Engineers Award 2017-18’ and name of the engineering division under which the applicant desires to be considered for the Award.