Sections ‘A’ and ‘B’ ExaminationsSummer 2016 Sections ‘A’ and ‘B’ Examinations
The Summer 2016 Examinations of Sections ‘A’ and ‘B’ shall be conducted at 70 Examination Centres in India and abroad during June 04-10, 2016.
The dates June 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 and 10 will be referred to as Day 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 respectively.
Applications submitted during the period mentioned hereunder shall only be considered for Summer 2016 Examinations.
Candidates not applied / applied but not appeared in Winter 2015 Examinations : February 22, 2016 to March 21, 2016.
Candidates appeared in Winter 2015 Examinations : March 21, 2016 to April 22, 2016.
A candidate shall not be allowed to appear in the following schemes, if exceeding the number of subjects as mentioned against each scheme :
Section ‘A’ (Non-Diploma) – 4 Subjects; Section ‘A’ (Diploma) – All Subjects; Section ‘B’ – 4 subjects
The Examination Form is available with the ‘Membership Pack’ and can also be downloaded here
Photocopy of the Examination Form shall be accepted if copied clearly on A4 size paper only. The Examination Form should be sent duly filled-in directly to the headquarters of the Institution with requisite fee of Rs. (Rs.) 2000/- (US $ 150 for candidate intend to appear from overseas examination centre) by demand draft within the stipulated date.
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Eligible Candidates for Project Work / Laboratory Experiments
To see the names of eligible candidates for project work and / or laboratory experiments for January / February 2016 , click here
The candidates are advised to contact their project guide / college after 15 December 2015.
Procedure for Calculating the Percentage of Marks
The procedure for calculating the percentage of marks is based on summation of maximum marks in the range of respective letter grades of each subject and dividing by the number of subjects, including the project work and the laboratory experiments.
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Submission of Examination Forms after the last date shall cause automatic rejection of applications. Plea of ignorance in this respect shall not be accepted under any circumstances.
In case of non-receipt of the result of the last examinations for any reason whatsoever, candidates should submit the examination forms within the stipulated date mentioning the subjects in order of preference including the subjects appeared at the last examination. In such case, the subjects for appearing at the examination will be allotted giving preference to the choice of subjects, but excluding the exemptions, if any, permitting to appear in the next subject available in the sequential order of subject code.
The examination fee shall be refunded only to the passed candidates as per rules.
Time Limit for Carrying Forward Exemptions
A candidate shall be required to pass the Institution Examinations, both in Existing Scheme and Revised Scheme, within a specific period as mentioned hereunder :
Section A : 6 Years
Section B : 6 Years
No further extension shall be permitted beyond the stipulated period.
IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER
Quote telephone number / mobile number / e-mail ID in all examination-related communication with headquarters, including in the examination application form / application for registration of Section B / examination re-registration, etc to maintain better interaction between our members and the headquarters.
No acknowledgement is sent regarding receipt of examination form / registration for Section B / examination re-registration / application for project work / laboratory experiments. However, membership numbers of all eligible applicants for registration of Section B are being placed on our website a week prior to Summer / Winter examination. Candidates applied for registration of Section B / examination re-registration, separate identity card shall be issued.
List of candidates registered for May / June and November / December sessions for project work and / or laboratory experiments shall be available on our website in last week of May and November, respectively. The list will indicate the name and address of the project guide and / or name of the college / institute for laboratory experiments. In addition, all such candidates shall be informed by ordinary post with due information to their project guide and / or the college.
For any examination-related enquiry, members are advised first to visit our website www.ieindia.org . In case they do not find the answer, please send the mail only at firstname.lastname@example.org without marking copy to any other e-mail ID of the Institution. Please do not send exam-related enquiry to any other e-mail ID in your own interest. Efforts are made to reply queries as fast as possible. However, in certain cases, it takes time for verification.
The code number of project work is 901 and of laboratory experiments 902. These code numbers are being used for related correspondence and centre-wise provisional results.
Selection of Balance Subjects in Revised Scheme
( with effect from Summer 2006 Examination )
All candidates appeared up to and including Winter 2005 Examination in old scheme are essentially required to opt balance subjects from Revised Scheme to appear from Summer 2006 Examination. For the criteria for selection of balance subjects, click here or see the Technicians’ Journal, June / December 2005 issues.
EXAMINATION RE-REGISTRATION AFTER
EXPIRY OF SIX YEARS FOR SECTION A/ SECTION B EXAMINATION
As per Clause 8.7 of Examination Rules printed in Vol. 1 (Rules & Syllabi), the prescribed period for passing Section A or Section B Examination is six years. Candidates, who would be unsuccessful in Section A or in Section B Examination after the expiry of six year period, would be eligible to apply for Examination Re-registration as per rules.
Before submitting the application for Examination Re-registration, candidates are advised to read the following carefully:
Category 1 : Candidates, who who are unsuccessful to pass Section A Examination in six year, shall be permitted to appear afresh in Section A Examination. Subject(s) exemption(s) secured during six years, if any, shall be forfeited. They would be required to pass Section A Examination afresh as per the existing scheme .
Category 2 : Candidates, who have already passed Section A Examination but unsuccessful to pass Section B Examination in six years, shall be permitted to appear afresh in Section B Examination in existing scheme retaining their Section A status. They would be required to apply for Registration of Section B on the prescribed proforma (printed in Vol 1: Rules on page 39) with a demand draft of Rs. (Rs.) 4,500/- (US $ 300 for overseas candidates), in addition to demand draft of Rs. (Rs.) 2,500/- for Examination Re-registration with filled-in prescribed format. In such cases, subject(s) exemption(s) secured during six-years, if any, shall be forfeited and they would need to pass Section B Examination afresh as per the existing scheme . Also, they would be required to do project work and the laboratory experiments afresh.
Six years period shall be counted from Summer examination. For example, if six years period of a candidate expired in Winter 2013 examination, re-registration period of six years shall be counted from Summer 2014 irrespective of the month and year the candidate submits his application during the currency period of re-registration.
Candidates, under category 1 and 2 above, should apply for Examination Re-registration as per the format (available on IEI website) along with the fee of Rs. (Rs.) 2,500/- (US $ 200 for overseas candidates) by demand draft. Candidates, under category 2, should also apply for Registration of Section B along with a demand draft of Rs. (Rs.) 4,500/-. If there is any change in address recorded with the Institution, a separate demand draft of Rs. (Rs.) 150/- (US $ 15 for overseas candidates) should be sent by the candidate along with the prescribed proforma duly filled-in.
Candidates are advised to apply for the same so as to reach at the Headquarters office latest by April 10 and October 10, failing which they will not be eligible to appear in immediate Summer and Winter Examination, respectively.
On receipt of the application for examination re-registration and registration for Section B, as applicable, with requisite fee, a new identity card shall be issued to all such candidates.
PREMATURE RE-REGISTRATION FOR EXAMINATION
The Council, at its 680th meeting, approved the rule for premature re-registration of Section A/ Section B examination , to be effective from 01 June 2014, who are within the currency of six years period. The eligibility criterion and other details are given hereunder:
Eligibility: Candidates, be permitted to apply for pre-mature re-registration, after the expiry of five years of stipulated six years period when they have not sufficient time to pass the balance subjects of Section A/ Section B examination. Such candidates may submit their premature re-registration form for another six years period to appear afresh in all subjects of Section A/ Section B with the following condition(s).
For Section A (Non-diploma)
Candidates passed only one subject in Section A (Non-diploma) till the expiry of five years of stipulated six years period, are eligible to apply for premature re-registration. [Candidates passed two or more subjects in Section A (Non-diploma) after the expiry of five years of stipulated six years period are not eligible to apply for premature re-registration.]
For Section A (Diploma)
Candidates in Section A (Diploma) are not eligible to apply for premature re-registration.
For Section B
Candidates, who are unable to pass any subject in Section B till the expiry of five years of stipulated six years period, are eligible to apply for premature re-registration. [Candidates passing one or more subject(s) in Section B after the expiry of five years of stipulated six years period are not eligible to apply for premature re- registration.]
2. Six year period shall be counted from Summer examination of the year in which a candidate submits his / her application for this purpose.
3. For Section A candidates, subject(s) exemption, if any, shall be forfeited after premature re-registration.
For Section B candidates, pass status of Section A will remain unaltered.
How to Apply: Candidates are expected to apply on the prescribed format for Application for Premature Re-registration along with a demand draft of Rs. (Rs.) 2,500/- (US $ 200 for overseas candidates). In case of Section B candidates, they would also be required to apply for registration of Section B on the prescribed proforma (printed in Vol. 1 : Rules on page 39 and available on IEI website) with a demand draft of Rs. (Rs.) 4,500/- (US $ 300 for overseas candidates).
Candidates are advised to apply with requisite fee for the same so as to reach at the Headquarters office latest by April 10 for Summer examination and October 10 for Winter examination, failing which they will not be eligible to appear in the respective session. However, Such candidate will be eligible to appear in immediate next examination on submission of examination application form with requisite fee.
Introduction of Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)
Candidates Passing Sections A and B Examinations in Revised Scheme
Grade points of all subjects required to appear to complete the entire course, including laboratory experiments and project work, shall be divided by the number of subjects to arrive at the CGPA. This shall only be indicated in the pass grade card of Section B.
Candidates Passed Section A in Old Scheme and Section B in Revised Scheme
Candidates, who have completed Section A in old scheme securing specific marks in all required subjects and subsequently completed Section B in revised scheme securing specific grades in required subjects, CGPA shall be calculated by converting marks of individual subjects of Section A to grade points and then adding grade points of all subjects of Section A, Section B, project work, and laboratory experiments and divided by the number of applicable subjects. No separate grade card for Section A, which is already completed in old scheme, shall be issued.
Candidates Exempted from Section A, by virtue of Passing Sections A & B Examinations earlier, and passed Section B in Additional Branch in Revised Scheme
Such candidates shall be considered similar to those who obtained exemption from Section A by virtue of passing degree in engineering from the recognized university. CGPA for them shall be calculated adding the grade points obtained in required number of subjects in Section B, project work and laboratory experiments and dividing by number of applicable subjects.
Section ‘B’ Examination in Additional Branch of Engineering for Associates (formerly Graduates) and Corporate Members
The Institution examination is being conducted only in Revised Scheme from Summer 2006. The conduct of examination in old scheme has been discontinued after Winter 2005.
Corporate Members are eligible to appear in additional branch of engineering. Members, who intend to appear for the first time in additional branch of engineering or have appeared in Section B in additional branch in old scheme up to and including Winter 2005 examination and failed to secure any subject exemption, should first apply for registration for Section B on the Prescribed Format sending a demand draft for Rs. (Rs.) 3000/- (US $ 200 for Overseas Chapters candidates). Thereafter, examination application form, along with the demand draft of Rs. (Rs.) 2000/- (US $ 150 for candidates of overseas chapters),should be submitted within the stipulated period. All such candidates are required to perform Project Work and Laboratory Experiment as per clause 2.3 of Rules (Vol.1 ). The Associate Members (formerly Associates-AIE) should quote their membership number as AM-xxxxxx/x instead of A-xxxxxx/x in the examination form and all other correspondence.
Selection of Balance Subject (s) in Revised Scheme
All Candidates, appeared up to and including Winter 2005 Examination in old scheme and secured exemption in one or more subjects are required to opt for balance subjects from the Revised Scheme to appear at the examination. For the criteria for selection of balance subjects, click here
Restriction of transfer of subject(s) exemption(s) for candidates appearing in additional branch in revised scheme
Candidates, having passed Section B Examination in a particular discipline in old scheme and wish to appear in Section B in additional branch in revised scheme, are not eligible to get subject(s) exemption(s) of same nomenclature. However, transfer of subject(s) exemption(s) shall remain valid if it is from one engineering discipline to the other in revised scheme as per clause 2.3.4 of Vol. 1 : Rules of the Institution Examinations.
The grade(s) secured by a candidate in extra subject(s) shall not be considered for improvement of grade(s) secured by him in earlier examinations.
Section ‘B’ Examination in Same Branch of Engineering for Corporate Members
The Council at its 685th meeting held at Chandigarh decided that the candidates passed M.Sc. in Computer Science/ Electronics or in other disciplines and subsequently obtained M.E./ M. Tech. degree or higher degree in an engineering discipline from any recognized Indian University and are Corporate Members of IEI shall be permitted directly to register for Section B examination in the same branch in which they passed their M.E./M. Tech. or higher degree in engineering with effect from Winter 2015 examination.
Carry Forward of Subject(s) Exemption on
Changing Membership from Technician to Senior Technician
A Technician member, after acquiring diploma level qualification, changes his membership to Senior Technician, s/he shall be considered, on request, as exempted from Section ‘A’ Examination, provided s/he has secured exemption (obtained Grade ‘C’ or above with minimum GPA being 6) in four common subjects of same nomenclature in both Section ‘A’ (Non-diploma) and Section ‘A’ (Diploma) of revised syllabi. No pass grade card of Section ‘A’ shall be issued. S/he shall be eligible to register for Section ‘B’, with requisite fee, with an undertaking that s/he shall not claim pass grade card for Section ‘A’. The CGPA shall be calculated only on the basis of Section ‘B’ Examination, project work and laboratory experiments.
In case the Technician Member secured exemption in one or more common subject(s) of same nomenclature in both the schemes of revised syllabi, grade in common subject(s) can be carried forward, on request, after change of her/his membership.
Inspection of Answerscripts of Section A/Section B Examination
The Council at its 673rd meeting held at Kolkata Resolved the following:
“The candidates appear in a particular session in Section A/Section B examination may appeal for verification of their answerscript(s) for arithmetic correction in totaling of marks and any omission/deletion in evaluation within 15 days from the date of declaration of results at HQs of the Institution on the prescribed proforma as given below with fee of Rs. (Rs.) 500/- per answerscript by demand draft in favour of ‘The Institution of Engineers (India)’ payable at Kolkata. On receipt of the request from the candidate with fee, the exact date and time will be informed to the candidate to inspect his/her answerscript at the HQs of the Institution at his own expense. In case any candidate fails to appear to inspect his answerscript(s) at the given date and time, no further opportunity shall be given for inspection of answerscript(s). It is further clarified that re-verification of answerscript shall not tantamount to re-valuation of answerscript. This is only a process of re-verification by the candidate.” Click here to download the application format.
Online Payment for Examination-related Services
Candidates, interested to make online payment of requisite fee by credit card for appearing in the Examination / Registration for Section ‘B’ / Re-registration of Examination and Change of Optional Subjects, are requested to click here on the Online Payment Gateway
No need of making the draft and paying commission to banks.
No risk of loss of draft in postal transit.
No more delay in receipt of draft at IEI.
No delay in getting acknowledgement from IEI (through the ‘Request Reference Number’ and ‘Authorization Code’.
The candidates are advised to ensure receipt of acknowledge in the form of ‘Request Reference Number’ and the ‘Authorization Code’ after completion of the transaction. The transactions without the ‘Authorization Code’ will not be considered as valid.
The following forms are available for downloading. Click on the link to download.
Examination Application Form
Section ‘B’ Registration Application Form
Form for Examination Re-registration for Section ‘A’ / Section ‘B’ Examination
Form for Change of Branch / Optional Subjects for Section ‘B’ Examination
Application Form for Duplicate Marksheet / Certificate / Transcript
Form for Study Materials of Section B