Complete Information on AMIE For Beginner-: AMIE stands for Associate Member of Institution of Engineers. Simply speaking, it is an engineering degree course recognized by all State Governments, Central Govt., UPSC etc as equivalent to B.E/B.Tech. That means, those who successfully complete AMIE will get equal opportunities for job as well as higher education, just like a B.E or B.Tech holder.
The Institution of Engineers (India), the largest multidisciplinary body of engineers in the country is the body that prepares syllabus, conducts examination and issue certificates etc. of AMIE, After completion of AMIE , Many foreign universities also take AMIE candidate for Higher studies after based on score of IELTS and GMAT.
It is non-formal The attraction with AMIE is that it is a non-formal course. Hence, anyone who meets the specified educational qualification and a keen desire to become a graduate engineer can do this course in the least possible time! This course is especially suitable for employed person, as they can study this course without being interfering their job, whether they are in India or abroad .Who Can Study AMIE ?
Those who wish to do AMIE must Passes any one of the Following Qualifications-:
A recognized 3-year Polytechnic Diploma or its equivalent in any branch of engineering. (No marks restriction)
OR 10+2/HSC/PDC with Physics, Chemistry& Maths with minimum 45% marks. if you possess any qualification equivalent to the above, still then you are eligible to apply for AMIE.
Those who pursue AMIE after their Diploma course are usually known as Diploma Stream Students knows and ST (Senior Technician) Member of the Institution, and others are known as Non-Diploma Stream Students known as Technician Member of the Institution .
The Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers (popularly known as AMIE) is a professional certification given by Institution of Engineers (India). The qualification can be earned by passing Section A, Project Work and& Section B examination of the Institution.
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If an applicant passes both sections of the examination, he or she becomes a Graduate of the Institution of Engineers . The Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development considers this qualification equivalent to a degree in engineering. GradIE was earlier Associate of IE or AIE (Bachelor’s degree of Institution).
Minimum duration for passing both sections is 4 years, however professionals with 3 years polytechnic engineering can complete it in 3 years since they are exempted from certain examination papers of Section A. One can not appear in Section B without doing project work after passing section A.
The Institution of Engineers (India) was established in 1920 in Kolkata, West Bengal and is acclaimed to have pioneered non-formal education in Engineering. IEI (I) conducts an examination for Associate Membership.
This examination is considered to be on par with B.E. / B.Tech. when contemplated as an eligibility qualification to write competitive examinations like the Civil Services, Indian Engineering Services, GATE, etc., and for placement in government, the public and private sectors.
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In AMIE There are 2 sections, namely Section A and Section B, in this examination. Section A is common for all candidates. Under Section B, a particular discipline of engineering has to be chosen from among the streams offered.
How To Join-:
For appearing AMIE examinations, one should get membership with Institution of Engineers. In order to get membership you should apply in the prescribed application form. A AMIE Aspirant can Download Application Form From official Website of IEI (www.ieindia.org)
Diploma holders should apply for senior Technician Membership, and +2 (or equivalent) holders should apply for Technician membership.
Documents Required -:
Along with the application form, you should attach the following.
- Two passport size photographs to be affixed on the application form.
- Attested copy of Matriculation/School leaving certificate to prove your age.
- Attested copy of +2/HSC certificate (if applicable) to prove your educational qualification
- Attested copy of you Diploma certificate and marks sheet (if applicable) to prove your educational qualification.
- Fee of The Membership either pay with demand draft or online payment gateway.
Get your qualification and identity verified by any AMIE/MIE/FIE holder. In order to do this you have to conduct any AMIE/MIE/FIE holder and he will attest your photograph on the application form, and on production of your certificate he will verify your qualification on the space provided on the application form. Regarding this attestation you can contact any local/State centre nearest to you.
Send this application form to IEI, Kolkota at the earliest. If the application form reaches there before August, you will be eligible to appear for December examination.Once you send the application form to Kolkota, you may not get any correspondence from there for 2 to 3 months. This doesn’t mean that your application was not considered.
Normally it takes 2 to 3 months to process your application form. During processing your application form, first your will get an acknowledgement letter mentioning your ‘RS number’. You can note this number for further enquiry regarding your membership (only if it gets delayed too much).
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AMIE Section A and B Fee Structure-:
IEI Revise its fee structure on equal interval of time latest fee structure of AMIE section A and B registration are as follows. To view fee structure in PDF Format Click Here
Tech Members who have been on the roll 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. Sr Tech 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.
Syllabus of AMIE Examination-:
The syllabus of AMIE is more or less similar to B.E/B.Tech. But the number of subjects in AMIE is very less. The AMIE syllabus has two parts:- Section A and Section B (similar to First year , Second year etc. of any formal degree course). Those who join for AMIE should first study Section A subjects, and after passing Section B he should study Section B. In Section A we study some subjects which are fundamental to engineering. In section B, we make specialized study in our chosen branch of engineering. When a student clears all subjects in both sections A and B. he is said to have passed A.M.I.E examination and becomes a graduate engineer.
Based on ones qualification, the number of subjects that a student studies in Section A varies. A diploma holder need to study only 4 subjects in Section A, while a non-diploma/+2 holder studies 10 subjects in Section A.
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|1.||Material Science and Engineering|
|2.||Fundamentals of Design and Manufacturing|
|3.||Computing and Informatics|
|4.||Society and Environment|
|1.||Fundamentals of Design & Manufacturing|
|3.||Engineering Drawing and Graphics|
|6.||Engineering Physics And Chemistry|
|7.||Material Science and Engineering|
|8.||Electronics & Instrumentation|
|9.||Computing and Informatics|
|10.||Society and Environment|
Section A examination is common for all. Basic Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Communication are covered to prepare the candidate, after project work, to move on to Section B by choosing a particular discipline from among the streams offered.
Section B Examination-:
After Section A, the student has to complete a project work over a period of one year and only on the basis of satisfactory professional competence report, he / she will be admitted to appear for the Section B examination.
This consists of 9 papers of which 6 are compulsory and 3 optional. Currently, only the following branches of engineering are covered:
|➡||Computer Science & Engineering|
|➡||Electronics and Communications Engineering|
|➡||Metallurgical and Material Science Engineering|
Scheme of the Examination-:
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
By virtue of this, Section B can not be completed in less than 1.5 years, section A can not be completed in less than 2 years for Non-Diploma stream and 1 year for Diploma stream. Six months are devoted to Project and/or laboratory work. In addition, person shall be employed and engaged in engineering activities during the period.
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Academic Eligibility for T Membership-:
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.
A list of qualifying examinations is given below:
|➡||Intermediate science examination with English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|➡||B.Sc. examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|➡||First-year examination of a three-year Bachelor’s degree course in any one of the subjects – Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The candidate should also have passed the Pre-University or Higher Secondary Examination with English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.|
|➡||The final examination of the two-year course (10+2+3 system) with English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, conducted by any State Board of Higher Secondary Education or recognized Indian University after 10 years of formal school education.|
|➡||Pre-professional examination in Engineering or the first-year examination of the five-year integrated course in Engineering. · Pre-engineering Examination.|
|➡||The Board of Apprenticeship Training Admission examination, West Bengal.|
|➡||The preliminary examination of B.Arch. held by Calcutta University.|
|➡||The first-year examination of B.Tech. (Education) of Regional College of Education, Ajmer.|
|➡||The two-year course carried out by the Indian Military Academy / National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla and Dehradun.|
|➡||The Vocational Higher Secondary Course from the Directorate of Vocational Higher Secondary Education, Kerala.|
|➡||The Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination of National Open School, New Delhi.|
|➡||Diploma in: – Diesel Mechanics – Electrical Instrument Mechanics – Surface Coating Technology from the Board of Technical Examinations, Maharashtra – Vocational Training for Fitter conducted at Sumant Moolgaonkar Engineering Institute, Kymore, Madhya Pradesh.|
|➡||B.Sc. degree in Electronics and Computer Science conducted at Narmada College of Science and Commerce, Bharuch.|
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I. Tech Members:
Candidates can directly become Technician Members if they have a minimum qualification of a pass in the Standard XII Examination (45% minimum aggregate).
II. Senior Tech Members:
For selection as Sr Tech Member or for transfer from being a Tech Member to a Sr Tech 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 an engineer by profession working under a Corporate Member or a person qualified to be elected as a Corporate Member. The candidate should also be striving to acquire the qualifications for Corporate Membership (temporary unemployment is not an impediment to being elected).|
|➡||The candidate should have passed a diploma examination in engineering or technology or its equivalent recognised by the Council, or an examination recognised by the Council as exempting from passing Section A of the Institution of Engineers examination in the non-diploma stream.|
The examinations – Section A and B – are conducted in:
Abu Dhabi Allahabad Ahmedabad Bahrain Bangalore Bhubaneswar Chandigarh Chennai Coimbatore Coimbatore – Peelamedu Delhi Durgapur Guwahati Hyderabad Jabalpur Jaipur Jamshedpur Kathmandu Kochi Kolkata Lucknow Nagpur Patna Pune Roorkee Rourkela Bhopal Doha Jamalpur Mumbai Trichy Thiruvananthapuram Tirupathi Vishakapatnam
Section A (Both Diploma and Non-Diploma) examinations are held in: Aligarh Jammu Jodhpur Kanpur Ludhiana Vijayawada Mysore Raippur Ranchi Shimla Vadodara
Section B Diploma Stream examination also held in: Agartala Cuddapah Indore Kharagpur Srinagar Karnal Nasik Neyveli Madurai Portblair
Duration of AMIE Completion -:
The attraction of AMIE is its flexibility in completion time. Apart from conventional courses, the AMIE doesn’t have a fixed ‘completion time’. Normally 6 years are available for clearing Section A subjects and another 6 years for completing Section B.
After passing Section A and B of the Institution Examination you will become Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers (I).Now you can designate yourself as a “ Chartered Engineer”. You may appear in GATE Examinations for M.E./M.Tech. courses.
After passing AMIE Examinations you may appear postgraduate Diploma examinations conducted by The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata. Presently these Examinations for Postgraduate Diploma are scheduled at five centres, namely, Kolkata , Chennai , Nagpur, Delhi, and Hyderabad. These examinations are conducted in April and October.
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Section-:A Recommended Books-:
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Section-:A Question Paper Solution-:
- AMIE – Section – (A) Fundamentals of Design and Manufacturing (AD-301,AN-201) Diploma Solved and Unsolved Paper (Summer,2016) Paperback – 2005
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- AMIE – Section – (A) Society and Environment (AD-304,AN-204) Diploma Solved and Unsolved Paper (Summer,2016) Paperback – 2005