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EXAMINATION RULES

SECTION A AND SECTION B EXAMINATIONS
(Any notification, changes, modifications and alterations shall normally be intimated to the members
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1. GENERAL INFORMATION forms shall be notified. No information will be
1.1 Only members of The Institution of Engineers sent to members individually.
(India) are permitted to appear at the examinations 1.4 Candidates shall be required to strictly adhere to the
conducted by the Institution in conformity with their Rules for Conduct of Examinees in the Examination Hall
eligibility and qualifications. Eligibility and (Appendix II) and any violation of the same shall
qualifications for election as members of various attract penal measures, as may be decided by the
classes are www.ieindia.org Council of the Institution. The decision of the
1.2 The Institution conducts the following Council in all such matters shall be final and binding
examinations: upon a member of the Institution.
Section A (Non-Diploma Stream) 1.5 The following grading system for the Institution
Examinations shall be followed for all subjects of
Section A (Diploma Stream)
Sections A & B, laboratory experiments and project
Section B in the following branches of engineering work :
:
Range of Marks Grade Grade
Chemical Engineering
(out of 100) Symbol Point
Civil Engineering
75-100 H 10
Computer Science & Engineering
66-74 A 9
Electrical Engineering
60-65 B 8
Electronics and Communication Engineering
50-59 C 6
Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
35-49 D 5
Mechanical Engineering
20-34 E
Mining Engineering
0-19 F
Production Engineering
Notes :
Textile Engineering
1. Only grade will be provided in individual subjects.
The examination in one or more of the above 2. In the pass grade card of Section A/ Section B
branches may be discontinued with prior Examination, apart from grade in individual
notification.In addition to the above examinations, subjects, GPA (Grade Point Average) will also be
the Council of the Institution may introduce Section provided.
B examination in one or more of the following
branches of engineering : 3. For a complete pass in Section A or in Section B,
minimum GPA shall be 6.
Aerospace Engineering
1.6 Any subsequent change in the rules, as may be
Agricultural Engineering approved by the Council from time to time, shall be
Architectural Engineering deemed to have been included in the Rules of the
Environmental Engineering Institution Examinations. Each of such
Marine Engineering amendments shall be notified.
2. DETAILS OF EXAMINATIONS
1.3 The Institution Examinations shall be held twice a
year, generally in June and in December — termed as 2.1 SECTION A (NON-DIPLOMA STREAM) EXAMINATION
SUMMER and WINTER Examination, respectively [Technician members enrolled with the
in the schemes as may be decided by the Council. Institution are only eligible to apply for
The Council may, however, change the frequency and appearance in the Institution examination within
timings, if necessar y. The exact dates of the stipulated period. The enrolment includes
examinations, the programmes thereof and the registration for examination in Section A (Non-
period of submission of examination application diploma)]

RULES & SYLLABI 1

2. The full marks in the current examination.2 S ECTION A (D IPLOMA S TREAM ) GPA being 6. A candidate shall be required to of same nomenclature in both the schemes of reappear in those subjects again.1).2.2 A candidate shall be required to secure subjects of same nomenclature in both Section minimum grade ‘C’ in 3 (three) subjects and A (Non-diploma) and Section A (Diploma) grade ‘D’ in remaining one subject to of revised syllabi. registration for examination in Section A shall have to secure minimum grade ‘C’ in each (Diploma)] of the remaining subject(s) for a final pass. on request. who is not required to be carried forward. grade ‘D’ in remaining two subjects to However. The enrolment includes appear in all the 10 (ten) subjects (Ref. he shall be number of subjects provided such a candidate. appearance in the Institution examination within Further. changes his A candidate may be required to qualify in less membership to Senior Technician. they would be eligible to get fresh completely pass Section A (Non-diploma) six-year period from the date of election as examination within the stipulated period. who is not required to the stipulated period. 2 IEI EXAMINATIONS . He shall be eligible to register examination within the stipulated period. if passed candidate secured at least grade ‘C’ in all the as Technician members. a candidate. 2. 2. as exempted to appear in consideration of his academic credentials. remaining 8 (eight) subjects with minimum 2. shall have to secure minimum grade ‘C’ in each The change of membership from Technician of the remaining subject(s) for a final pass.3 A candidate shall not be permitted to appear subjects as given in Appendix I. after acquiring diploma level qualification. his membership.1. shall be considered for examination in each subject is 100 (one only after the declaration of their result as hundred). with minimum GPA being 6) in four common 2.2 A candidate shall be required to secure qualification. The duration of examination for previously but could not secure minimum each subject is 3 (three) hours. The full marks in more than 4 (four) subjects in one term. 2. on request. Detailed syllabi grade ‘C’. 2. Score for Section B.1 A candidate shall be required to pass in 4 (four) 2.1. The score of grade ‘D’ or lower E XAMINATION grade(s) in any subject(s) shall not be carried [Senior Technician members enrolled with the forward.1.1). a candidate. revised syllabi. After declaration of result. with an of grade ‘D’ in one subject shall only be undertaking that he shall not claim pass grade considered in the last attempt provided the card for Section A. after change of appear in all the 4 (four) subjects (Ref. is from Section A Examination provided he given exemption in one or more subjects by secured exemption (obtained Grade C or above the Institution.1. of prescribed subjects are given in pages 16-17. each subject is 3 (three) hours. considered. Detailed syllabi these candidates. A candidate shall be required to Institution are only eligible to apply for reappear in those subjects again. Technician members by virtue of their diploma 2.1. on their election as Senior of prescribed subjects are given in pages 11-15. for examination in each subject is 100 (one including the subject(s) in which he appeared hundred). The duration of examination for Technician members.4 If a Technician member. with requisite fee. will not be able to appear in the minimum grade ‘C’ in 8 (eight) subjects and immediate next examination as per rules. The score of grade ‘D’ or lower In case the Technician member secured grade(s) in any subject(s) shall not be carried exemption in one or more common subject(s) forward. GPA being 6. grade in common subject(s) can Further. No pass grade card of Section completely pass Section A (Diploma) A shall be issued. remaining 3 (three) subjects with minimum project work and laboratory experiments.1. appeared subjects as given in Appendix I. Score Senior Technician member to pass the of grade ‘D’ in two subjects shall only be examination and also eligible to get transfer of considered in the last attempt provided the exemptions in common subject(s). 2. The CGPA shall be calculated candidate secured at least grade ‘C’ in all the only on the basis of Section B Examination.1 A candidate shall be required to pass in 10 (ten) to Senior Technician for candidates.

The grade(s) secured by a in Marine Engineering branch.3 A candidate shall be permitted to appear in all two subjects shall only be considered in the 4 (four) subjects at a time in one term. The full marks for examination in Section B with requisite fee (Appendix III). who have passed Sections in more than 4 (four) subjects at a time in one A & B of Institution Examinations in one branch term. are only eligible to apply for appearance in the 2.5 (i) If a candidate changes the branch of (nine) subjects — 6 (six) compulsory and 3 engineering before completely passing in (three) optional (Appendix I). OR 2. from appearing in those subjects of Such candidates are required to register for same nomenclature and syllabus in which they Section B examination. except the common subject(s) in marks shall be 100 (one hundred) each for the groups in which a candidate has secured project work and laboratory experiments. this facility will not be requisite fee indicating their choice of (a) branch applicable to candidates having passed Section of engineering.4 Candidates. a candidate shall be required to secure secured by him in earlier examinations. each subject is 100 (one hundred) and the (ii) If a candidate changes the optional subjects duration of examination for each subject is 3 either within the group or from one group (three) hours. Score of grade ‘D’ in 3.3 A candidate shall not be permitted to appear Corporate members.1 A candidate shall be required to qualify in 9 2.3. B examination in old scheme and syllabus.3.6 A candidate is eligible to apply for extra minimum grade ‘C’ in 7 (seven) subjects and subject(s). who wish to appear in additional Institution examination within the stipulated branch of engineering will be exempted.3.3. if any. 12 and 13). and above in the Institution examination in as per the prescribed format (Appendix III). including the subject(s) in which he of engineering or secured exemption therefrom appeared previously but could not secure for appearing in another branch of engineering. with requisite fee. (b) optional subjects selected. shall automatically be laboratory experiments (Ref. The score of grade ‘D’ or lower Section A of the Institution Examination or any grades(s) in any subject(s) shall not be carried other examination recognised by the Council as forward. He is subjects and 1 (one) optional subject. after passing Section B examination. However.2 A candidate shall be required to secure 2. immediately after have secured minimum grade ‘C’ or 50 marks declaration of result of Section A examination. on period (Ref. 2. the results in relation to all the Marine Engineering branch. where a candidate subjects he had previously appeared. The results in relation to Further. including last attempt provided the candidate secured the subject(s) in which he appeared previously minimum grade ‘C’ in remaining seven subjects but could not secure minimum grade ‘C’. with earlier branch.7) request. within the candidate in extra subject(s) shall not be stipulated period. minimum grade ‘C’. not exceeding four subjects in one grade ‘D’ in remaining two subjects to term. out of required to apply afresh for registration of the two. A candidate shall be required to exempting therefrom reappear in those subjects again. minimum grade ‘C’ in 9 (nine) subjects and grade ‘D’ in remaining two subjects to 3.3 SECTION B EXAMINATION except Marine Engineering for which minimum grade ‘C’ shall be required for Technician/Senior Technician members remaining nine subjects with minimum GPA enrolled with the Institution who have passed being 6. Detailed syllabi for prescribed to other. is required to pass in 10 (ten) compulsory shall be automatically cancelled. if any. 2.3. a candidate shall have to complete all the optional subjects he had previously project work and also sessional work on appeared. except in one branch.3. Full cancelled. For Marine Engineering considered for improvement of grade(s) branch. 2. minimum grade ‘C’. with completely pass Section B Examination. in any branch with minimum GPA being 6.1 A candidate shall be required to submit an application RULES & SYLLABI 3 . 2. he shall have to register afresh subjects are given in (pages 18-157). APPLICATION FOR APPEARING IN completely pass Section B examination within EXAMINATION the stipulated period. except prescribed fee.2. 8.

the stipulated date or for any other reason. only on production of valid August 17 . and (ii) at State/Local Centre. a member is examination together with the requisite fee required to apply to the Institution for fresh Identity (Appendix V) by Bank Draft within the period (Ref.4 If a candidate claims that in spite of submitting an nor transferable to a subsequent examination or to application in conformity with Rules. CARD. member is required to apply to the headquarters of 6. the Institution on working days normally within 5. The to which he is attached. a fresh Identity Card shall be 3. permission to appear in the Institution shall be required to produce an Identity examination may provisionally be accorded subject Card.2 No candidate shall be allowed to appear at an at the cities/towns as given in Appendix VII. normally three days prior to the date of commencement of the Candidates appeared at immediately preceding examinations.September 15 (for Winter Term) Identity Card of the Institution. for information of the decision of the Institution in this respect shall be applicant whose application will be in order in all binding upon the applicant. Examination Centres without assigning any reason 4.1 The examinations of the Institution are being held 4.3 In case of lost/defective Identity Card. Gokhale Road. In case the candidate’s to produce the same to appear at examinations.2) of receipt of such forms as may be notified to surrender his existing Identity Card. he has neither any other account except in case of rejection of an been provided with Admit Card nor with any application. 4. in the prescribed form to the Headquarters of the the Institution for a DUPLICATE IDENTITY Institution at 8. along with prescribed fee. postal deposited by him shall be forfeited and his address. respects. expressing his desire to appear in a particular 4. Associates/Corporate documentary evidence in support of his claim and members shall be required to apply to the Institution that he is ohterwise eligible to appear in the subject(s) for issue of the Identity Card and they are required in accordance with the Rules. Examination without production of his valid However. CENTRES FOR EXAMINATION the Institution. September 16 . does not be available at respective (i) Examination Centre accompany the prescribed fee. photograph and specimen signature of the appearance shall be treated as irregular. On surrender from time to time. information about rejection of his application. the concerned whatsoever.2 Every endeavour will be made to normally allow an 4 IEI EXAMINATIONS . member duly attested by a Corporate Member of 6. 3.2 Applications shall be received at the headquarters of issued to the member.4 To effect any correction/alteration. In such case of rejection of an application.1 Each Technician/Senior Technician member of the In such a case. is not received within opted by the candidate. of such Identity Card. the fee class/grade of membership with number. Card along with prescribed fee (Appendix VI) and 3. he the fee paid will be refunded after deduction of the can submit a fresh application personally to the processing fee (Appendix VIII). the Council of the Institution reserves Identity Card issued by the headquarters of the the right to establish or abolish one or more Institution. of the Institution at any point of time.3 Centrewise index showing inter alia the membership 3. The claim is found to be not in order by the Headquarters Identity Card shall indicate name of the member. number and corresponding roll number shall application. examination 5. Kolkata 700 020.April 14 (for Summer Term) Card at the Examination Centre. which is not properly filled-in.1 Candidates shall be required to collect their Admit Candidates not appeared at immediately Card from the Officer-in-Charge of the Examination preceding examination Centre/Honorary Secretary of the State/Local Centre February 15 .2 A candidate shall be required to produce his Admit March 16 . 6. issued by the headquarters of the Institution. to the condition that the candidate submits to appear at examinations. IDENTITY CARD VIII) payable to the Institution. Officer-in-Charge along with a Special Fee (Appendix 4.3 The Institution reserves the right to reject any class.4 Examination fee once paid are neither refundable 5. ADMIT CARD the period as per the following schedule: 5.October 15 (for Winter Term) 5.March 15 (for Summer Term) of the Institution.

Section A : 6 (six) years from the date of election the Institution reserves the right to allot a Centre. It is further which case the grade card will not be supplied.5 The Council reserves the right to withhold or cancel given date and time.3 Request for a change of Examination Centre may Section A Examination. for such candidates. are required to register for Section B (Ref. may be inspect his/her answerscript at the HQs of the considered if lodged within 60 days after declaration Institution at his own expense.3). not be entertained. receipt of the request from the candidate with fee. On before finalisation of results. provided he has passed the Diploma Section B examination.7 A candidate shall be required to pass the examination opted by the candidate if the same is located within within a specific period as mentioned hereunder: the jurisdiction of his State/Local Centre. In case any candidate of results. marks allotted in within 15 days from the date of declaration of results answerscripts were added correctly and marks were at HQs of the Institution on the prescribed transferred and added correctly shall be undertaken proforma with requisite fee (Appendix VIII). in which the 2. applicable to Senior Technicians/corporate members 7.2 above.3 SI units. the date of their election as Senior Technician 8. for Technician/Senior Technician different from the Centre opted by the candidate. under which the Examination Centre is afresh (Ref. desiring to appear in additional completion of the examination.3). After expiry of six years period of Section A/Section Senior Technician member. No further extension shall be permitted beyond 7.3 Scrutiny of all answerscripts as to whether all answers of marks and any omission/deletion in evaluation in the answerscripts were valued. 2.2 A candidate. 8. applicant to appear from an Examination Centre 8. However. List of qualifying branch. Website. months. other than the exact date and time will be informed to him to those mentioned in Clause 8. without assigning any reason whatsoever. RESULTS OF EXAMINATIONS member or first appearance as corporate member as applicable. However. candidates and list of subject(s). This is being allotted a roll number shall lead to cancellation only a process of re-verification by the candidate. 8. shall be In case the candidate desires to change the additional available at the office of State/Local Centre of the branch of engineering. candidates secured grade ‘C’ or higher grade.6 Appearance of a candidate at an examination without tantamount to re-valuation of answerscript. whatsoever. 7. for information of the candidates.2 No application from a candidate for re-valuation shall A/Section B examination may appeal for verification be entertained under any circumstance. or Hindi. RULES & SYLLABI 5 . MEDIUM OF EXAMINATIONS AND UNITS the stipulated period. clarified that re-verification of answerscript shall not 8. shall not be permitted to use any other The above stipulated period for Section B is also language in any subject subsequently. Re-registration period shall Examination in engineering in Hindi medium.8 Candidates appear in a particular session in Section 8. 6- located. of all subjects in which he appeared in that particular The relation period of such answersheets will be six examination. a candidate will be required to apply Section B Examinations. member. Section B : 6 (six) years from next term of passing 6. of answerscript(s) for arithmetic correction in totaling 8. once permitted to use a regional language of six year period. appearing Section A and B examination. The year period shall be counted from the date of his information may also be available at the Institution’s first appearance in the old additional branch. no further opportunity shall be the result of any candidate at any examination in given for inspection of answerscript(s). fails to appear to inspect his answerscript(s) at the 8. he shall be required to apply Institution. may for re-registration of another six years to appear afresh be permitted to write his answers in all subjects in in all applicable number of subjects of Section A/ Hindi.1 The results of an examination shall normally be published within fourteen weeks after the Corporate members.1 English is the medium of examinations. be counted from the immediate next term of expiry 7. However.4 Any complaint arising out of matters. on prior application. 8. standard symbols and notation are exempted to appear in Section A Examination from recommended for the examinations.

PROJECT WORK of the Council of the Institution giving or imposing 12.2 A Pass Certificate shall be issued to a candidate on stipulated period. There will be internal as well as external 10. after securing minimum grade ‘C’ in 5 (five) subjects in an engineering branch of Section B.4 The District Court at Alipore.1 All cases of unfairmeans and irregularities reported candidate. on receipt of their written consent to evaluation will be carried out by the project guide attend the Convocation with valid Identity Card and based on the project report submitted by the grade card/provisional certificate issued by the candidate to him. The prescribed format shall be the grade card of Section B examination. a candidate shall be certificate shall be issued on payment of requisite fee intimated the name and address of the project guide. 11. he shall be required 10. the result of the format with requisite fee only when a candiate concerned candidate shall be withheld and he shall gives an undertaking that the original grade not be eligible to appear in subsequent examinations.1 fee. Minimum aggregate candidates. The internal following year. However. assigned by the project guide.4 If any candidate uses a language other than English to re-register again for the same with the prescribed in an examination under the provision of Rules 7.5 A candidate shall be required to maintain a diary and candidates in an examination shall be sent by to prepare a self-assessment report in the prescribed registered post. (Appendix VI) provided a candidate gives an who in turn shall assign the project work to the undertaking that the original has been lost. enclose a FIR/General Diary/affidavit to this effect 12.1 The grade cards for Sections A and B complete pass 12. GRADE CARDS alternate project guide.7).3 Pass Certificates of any year shall be awarded to eligible evaluation of the project work. matters arising out of conduct of Institution Examinations and/or penal measures or any decision 12.9. External evaluation will be done by the to the candidates by registered post. 24-Parganas (South). 6 IEI EXAMINATIONS . or Section B.3 The decision of the Institution shall be Diary/Affidavit to this effect from the communicated to concerned candidate and shall be competent authority.2 Pending finalisation of any case. DISCIPLINARY ACTION (i) In case of non-receipt of grade card by a 9. and enclose a FIR/General 9. final and binding on him. his passing Section B examination.4 In case of death of the project guide or his change any branch will also be issued a certificate to that of address affecting the facility of contact between effect. a duplicate grade card shall be issued on submission of application in the prescribed 9. Project work shall be required to be completed and 7. work in one or more attempts. mention of the language shall be made in within the stipulated period of 6 (six) years (Ref : the certificate. be submitted by the candidate to the project guide and another copy to the Headquarters of the After the Convocation. who will not be Institution. 10. the requirement of a FIR/General West Bengal. In case a candidate fails to pass the project able to attend the Convocation. and candidate. One copy of the project report will Institution for verification. shall have the exclusive jurisdiction in Diary/Affidavit is not applicable.2. A duplicate 12. him and the candidate. the candidate shall inform to the Chairman of his State/Local Centre for an 11.1 A candidate shall be eligible for project work only penalty to any candidate. within six weeks after declaration with intimation to the concerned candidate. (ii) In case of unsuccessful candidates in Section A 9.2 On receipt of the application. of results. who passed Section A or Section B to or detected by the Institution shall be investigated Examination. grade cards of unsuccessful format pertaining to the work undertaken by him as candidates shall be sent by ordinary post. CERTIFICATES along with prescribed format for project work and 10.5 Candidates passing only Section B Examination in 12. Pass Certificates shall be sent Institution. at the Convocation to be held in the for passing project work will be grade ‘B’. Grade card 10. Rule 8. returned duly filled-in by the candidates within the 10. hundred).1 Provisional Certificate shall be issued on passing laboratory experiments and guidelines shall be sent Section B examination to the candidate along with to all such candidates.3 Full marks for the project work will be 100 (one from the competent authority. card has been lost.

7). Laboratory experiments are 13. laboratory experiments are required to be paid by the The time period shall not be extended for any reason candidate as specified in the guidelines. a candidate shall be required to apply afresh to perform the laboratory experiments. Fee for in stipulated time period. 13. as mentioned in Rule 2. a candidate shall be required to be completed within the stipulated period intimated the name of the university/engineering of 6 (six) years (Ref : Rule 8.3. Minimum grade for passing B. The evaluation of the same shall 13.2 On receipt of the application. 12. In case a project work and laboratory experiments and candidate is not able to complete required number guidelines shall be sent to all such candidates.1 A candidate shall be eligible for laboratory be carried out by the concerned university/college/ experiments only after securing minimum grade ‘C’ institute where the candidate shall perform the in 5 (five) subjects in an engineering branch of Section laboratory experiments.3 Full marks for the laboratory experiments will be 13. Grade cards along with prescribed format for laboratory experiments will be grade ‘B’. RULES & SYLLABI 7 . he prescribed format shall be returned duly filled-in by shall be required to re-register again for the same the candidates within the stipulated period. LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS 100 (one hundred). where a candidate shall be required subject(s).6 For change of branch of engineering or optional college/institute. whatsoever. with the prescribed fee. The of laboratory experiments and obtain grade ‘B’.