PROSPECTUS REGARDING POSTAL
OF ENGINEERING DEGREE COURSE
RECOGNISED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
AND COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES AT PAR
WITH B.E. / B.Tech IN ENGINEERING
INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING
Dalvoy High School Building, Behind Mysore City Corporation
Mysore, Karnataka, India – 570 024
Phone: 0821-2446377, Cell: 099806 14663, 094480 54652
1. Examination Centres
2. About Engineering & Engineer
3. Details of Course
4. List of Exemptions
5. Syllabus of AMIETE Section A & Section B
7. Rules & Regulation
9. Fee Structure
AMIETE EXAMINATION CENTRES IN INDIA
AMIETE EXAMINATION CENTRES IN ABROAD
ABOUT ENGINEERING Vinci (1452-1519) was military
engineer to the Duke of Milan for 18
Engineering is the art of utilising the years and Galileo (1564-1643) was the
great sources of power in nature for Professor of Physics and Military
the benefit, convenience and survival Engineering. It may be surmised that
of mankind. In its modern form, „Engineer‟ (ingenium) was the title in
engineering involves men, money, Italy for those who carried out military
materials, machines and energy. It is activities like building war machines
differentiated from science in that it is and fortifications.
primarily concerned with how to direct
the discoveries of pure science to The word „engineer‟ may well
useful and economical ends and have originated from the fact that
formulated acceptable theories and these people developed the technical
practices from them. Engineering, aids of warfare and defence which
therefore, demands the creative were then known as „ingenia‟.
imagination and originally to innovate However, in Italy, surveyors and canal
useful applications of natural builders were also called „ingeniaril‟.
phenomena. It continuously seeks Towards the end of the 17th Century,
newer and novel, cheaper and better the term „ingerieur‟ had been
means of using unfathomable riches of suggested as a professional title for
natural sources of energy and scientifically trained technicians.
But perhaps the most apt and
India has become one of the general conception of and engineer
advanced country in various fields of has been given by H.R. Palmer in
Engineering and Technology in the 1818 when he says that an engineer is
world particularly in the recent years it a mediator between the Philosopher
has achieved industrial revolution and the working mechanic, and like an
through various National Plans and interpreter between two foreigners, he
Projects. Hence there are must understand the language of both.
requirements for well qualified and Hence, there is the absolute necessity
trained technicians are still in need for of his possessing both practical and
different lines of Engineering theoritical knowledge.
INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING” is in
ABOUT AN ENGINEER the service of educating the interested
candidates in the technological line.
Historical records reveal that The prime object of the Institute is to
Darius I, King of Parsia (521-485 BC), impart right system of technical
employed Mandrocies of Samos to education by creating confidence at
bridge the Boshrous with boats so that every stage by highly experienced
his army might march against the faculty at most reasonable fee. The
Scythians. Alexander‟s army included various courses are offered for the
surveyors like Baeton, Diognetus, benefits of students as full time / part
Philonides and Callisthenes. time / postal supported program.
Archimedes (287-212 BC) acted as
military adviser to Kind Hero. During AMIETE: (Associate
the medieval period, Leonardo da Membership of Institute of Electronics
& Telecommunication Engineers) B is recognised by the Government of
(formerly the Institution of India, all the State Governments
Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) almost all the Universities in India as
was founded in the year 1953 for equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech in
promoting the general advancement of Electronics and Telecommunication
telecommunication and electronics in Engineering.
India and to facilitate exchange of
information and ideas in a field which AMIETE passed candidates can
has revolutionised the economics of register as Commonwealth Engineers
nations throughout the world and for Conference. They can get professional
interaction amogst professional certificate to practice in India and
engaged in industry, Education abroad. Many universities have
institutions, R&D laboratories and approved AMIETE for the purpose of
Government Departments. higher studies like M.E/M.Tech., M.Sc.
(Engg), etc. Extracts of recognitions
AMIETE and its activities already granted to AMIETE
AMIETE is the National Apex Examination (formerly termed as Grad.
Professional Body of Electronics and IETE Examination) by different
Telecommunication Engineers headed Govts/Universities / Institutions are
by a council and has about 40,000 given in Last page. Actions have been
members from all levels and initiated to get recognition from all the
disciplines in these fields in India and Universities in India and abroad.
abroad. It confers professional status
by way of admitting such persons, as To have AMIETE one must
may be qualified, to various classes of pass examination in two parts. They
membership such as Honorary are Section A and Section B.
Fellows. Distinguished Fellows,
Fellows, Members, Associate KRIE conducts best
Members, Diploma Members and “Coaching Classes” along with
Student Members, Sustaining Donor practical for AMIETE very
Membership is also open to public / successfully since 1988.
Private Sector Companies, Institutions,
R&D Laboratories and Government
Organisations. Presently, there are 23
local centres and 6 sub centres
located all over India and the
Institution has reciprocal arrangements
with similar professional bodies in the
country and abroad. AMIETE
endeavors to respond the needs of
fast changing and emerging
technologies and strengthens the
cause and competence of the
profession by enabling involved in it to
keep abreast with the technological
The AMIETE conducts
examination biannually in Section A
and B. The passing of Sections A and
DETAILS OF THE COURSE
Duration of Section A : 2 years (including practicals)
Duration of Section B : 2 Years (including practicals)
Timings : Day / Evening / Postal supported Program
Eligibility : Pass in P.U.C./Intermediates/H.S.C. with PCM
Pass in B.Sc. with PCM
Polytechnic Diploma Recognized by D.T.E.
Passed B.Sc. (Electronics)
Passed one year examination of BE, B.Tech. etc.
SUBJECTS OF AMIETE (CS) SECTION A AND SECTION B
AE 51 Engineering Mathematics-I
AE 52 C&Data Structures
AE 53 Electronic Devices & Circuits
AE 54 Linear ICs & Digital Electronics
AE 55 Principles of Electrical Engineering
AE 91 Analog Electronics Lab
AE 56 Engineering Mathematics-II
AE 57 Signals & Systems
AE 58 Materials & Processes
AE 59 Circuit Theory & Design
AE 60 Instrumentation & Measurements
AE 61 Control Engineering
AE 92 Digital Electronics Lab
All the students have to pass a course in “Communication Skills & Technical
Writing” which will not be counted for the overall percentage
AE 62 Operations Research & Engineering Management
AE 63 Electromagnetics & Radiation Systems
AE 64 Telecommunication Switching Systems
AE 65 Analog Communications
AE 66 Microprocessors & Microcontrollers
AE 93 P & C Programming Lab
AE 67 Digital Communications
AC 68 Embedded Systems Design
Elective – I
Elective - II
AE 94 Analog & Digital Communications Lab
AE 69 Project Work
AE 70 Seminar
For Electives I & II, students can chose any two of the following elective
AE 71 Data Communication & Computer Networks
AE 72 Microwave Theory & Techniques
AE 73 Information Theory & Coding
AE 74 VLSI Design
AE 75 Optoelectronics & Communication
AE 76 Wireless & Mobile Communications
AE 77 DSP
AE 78 Radar & Navigational Aids
AE 99 Communication Skill & Technical Writing
The detailed syllabus AMIETE will be given once the
candidate is admitted
ABOUT POSTAL SUPPORTED PROGRAM
AMIE / AMIETE or Dip.IETE are not correspondence courses. They are
meant for the people who are working or who are intend to work, unable to attend
the regular classes can study through Postal Supported Program. The practicals and
projects can be done at their working places anywhere in the world. The certificate
and markscard are issued directly by the Premier National Bodies like IE(I), IETE,
etc. These certificates are very valid and recognized at par with B.E. degree in the
respective branch of engineering and similarly, Diploma is also recognized at par
with 3 years polytechnic diploma. After completion of AMIE / AMIETE, one can
pursue their further studies like M.E./M.Tech anywhere in Indian Universities or other
Universities in the world.
RECOGNITION GRANTED TO AMIETE BY
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs
(Now Ministry of HRD)
O.M. No. F.18.62.57.T.5 dated 24th June 1959
Sub: Recognition of Technical and Professional Qualifications
The undersigned is directed to say that the Government of India on the
recommendations of the Board of Assessment for Technical and Professional
Qualifications, have decided that a pass in the *Graduate Membership Examination
of the **Institution of Telecommunication Engineers (India) be recognized for
purposes of recruitment to superior posts and services under the Central
Deputy Educational Adviser (Tech.)
*Now renamed as AMIETE
** now known as The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers
RECOGNITION OF TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Education & Social Welfare
(Department of Education)
O.M. No. F.18.13/73 T2 dated 26th June 1975
Addressed to all Ministries, Departments of the Government of India, State
In continuation of Ministry‟s O.M. No. 18-94/61-T2, dated 17th December
1969, this is to inform that on the recommendations of the Board of Assessment for
Educational Qualifications, the Government of India decided that a pass in the
examinations of Indian Professional bodies / Institutions partly by exemption and
partly by examination would continue to be treated as recognized for purposes of
recruitment of superior post and services under the Central Government.
Deputy Educational Adviser (T)
RECOGNITION OF GRADUATESHIP EXAMINATION BY UPSC
(Extract of the Press Note regarding the recognition of Technical and
Professional Qualification for the purpose of Admission to the IAS etc and other
examinations conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for Recruitment to
Non-Technical Service and posts under the Central Government.)
Vide letter No. F.17/2/76(b) dated 31st December,1977, the Union Public
Service Commission have decided that professional and technical qualifications such
as a pass in Section A and B of the AMIETE Graduateship Examination of Institution
of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, etc which are recognized by the
Government as equivalent to degree in engineering for purpose of recruitment to
superior services/pots under the Central Government should also be recognized for
purposes of admission to competitive examinations conducted by them for
recruitment to non technical services/posts (viz IAS etc Assistant‟s Grade and
Combined Defense Service Examination) for admission to which a degree of
recognized university or equivalent has been prescribed as the basic educational
RECOGNITION OF AMIETE BY MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No. E(NG)/11/90/RR-1/15 New Delhi, dated 05.12.1990
Subject: Recognition of the Grade IETE Examination (now AMIETE)
The sub matter has been carefully considered by the Railway Board and it
has been decided that professional and technical qualifications such as a pass in
Section „A‟ and „B‟ of AMIETE Graduateship Examination of the Institution of
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers etc which are recognized by the
Government as equivalent to degree in Engineering and for purpose of recruitment
of Superior Services/Posts under the Central Government, should also be
recognized for purposes of admission to competitive examinations conducted for
recruitment to various posts on the Railways for admission to which an Engineering
Degree of a Recognized University or equivalent has been prescribed as the basic
P L N Sarma
Deputy Director Establishment (N)
Railway Board, New Delhi
ELIGIBILITY OF AMIETE FOR APPEARING IN GATE
The relevant extract from the GATE information brochure for eligibility of
AMIETE for appearing in GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) which is the
qualifying examination for admission to Master‟s degree course in Engineering and
Technology conducted by the IIT‟s and the Indian Institute of Science is given below.
„Those who have complete AMIETE or any other equivalent examinations
recognized by the Union Public Service Commission for the purpose of employment
are eligible to appear for this stream‟.
In 1994 GATE authorities have declared that AMIETE students who complete
Section A can also appear for the GATE examination from 1995.
ASSOCIATION OF INDIAN UNIVERSITIES
Letter from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi
No. EV/II (515)/93/42311, June 10, 1993
The Secretary General
The Institution of Electronics and
2, Institutional Area, Lodi Road,
New Delhi – 110 003
Subject: Recognition of AMIETE
We thankful acknowledge your letter No. IETE/38/93 dated April 19, 1993
addressed to our Secretary General.
We are happy to know that IETE the country‟s premier professional body
devoted to progress in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering have
conducted three examination of “C” Level (M.Tech Level) in Computer Science
which carries the accreditation of the Ministry of Human Resource Development,
Govt. of India. We are also aware that AMIETE conducted by the Institution of is
already recognized by the Govt. of India and is accepted by national level GATE. As
IETE Examinations are recognized by Govt. of India, we do not foresee any difficulty
in acceptance of the Institution at Indian Universities, on merits of admission to
We should be glad to write to any university in case of any difficulty of IETE
RECOGNITION BY GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
The following State Governments/Universities/Institutions have recognised the
Graduateship Examination AMIETE for the purpose of Recruitment to Superior
Services / Posts / Higher Education.
1. Govt. of Kerala - Gazette No. 7 dt. 14 February 1978
Part I General administration (Rules
Department) GO (P) No. 60/75 GAD.
2 Govt.of Karnataka - No. DPA 1388/SR-B/76 Mysore
3. Govt.of Uttar Pradesh - Pravidhik Shiksha Vibhag, Lucknow
(UP) No. 2031-F/89-18 dt. 01 April
1989. Office Memorandum
4. Govt. of Haryana - 1297-Edu-II-4E-76/34226 dt.
5. Govt. of Nepal - Nepal Public Service Commission
letter dated 10.05.1990
6. Govt. of Madras - G.O. No. 1970/Education
1. Association of Indian Universities - No. EV/II (515)/93/42311 dt.
2. Aligarh University - D No 147 dt. 04.02.1991 Dean,
faculty of Engg., AMU, Aligarh (item
No. 4 Minutes Equivalent Committee)
3. Anna University, Madras - Letter No. 26869/AA1/88 dt. 4.02.89
from the Registrar
4. Andhra University, Waltair - Letter No. LII(3)/19 15/90
5. Amaravati University - Gazette Notification No. 6/1992
dt.14th May 1992
6. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - No. IT/ACD/GEN/VI – 7/689 dt.
7. Bharatidasan University, - No. 10656/D2/93 dt. 28.10.1993
8. Bombay University, Mumbai - Letter No. E1/C/8155 dt. 22
November, 1988 from the Registrar
9. Calcutta University - Resolution No. 319/75 Secy dt.
10. Cochin University of Science and - University Order No. AC,
Technology A3/213559/84 dt. 05.09.1984
11. University of Indore (Now Devi - No. ACM-II (195)/79 dt. 11.01.1980
12. Goa University, Goa - No. GU/1/Recog/Engg/130/94 18259
13. Gulbarga University, Gulbarga - Notification No. UOG/ACA/92-
93/2569 dt. 17.10.1992
14. Gurunanaik Dev University Amritsar - D.O. No. 3688 dt. 11.02.1986
15. HNB Garhwal University - No. UOG/Acad/92/2657 dt.
16. Hyderabad University - Acad/U2/Recog/3941(1) dt.
17. Indira Gandhi Nation Open - No. B.IV/6/(8)/93/1155 dt. 6.06.1993
18. Kakatiya University Warangal (AP) - No. 868/81/1985 dt. 26.07.1985
19. Kerala University, Trivandrum - No. Acad. AIII/3/3 300/94
20. Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra - No. ACM.II/267/92/32413 dt.
21. Kuvempu University - No. KU/AC/BOS-I/2929/93-94
22. University of Madras - No. CR III/Recog/2029 dt. 23rd March
23. Mother Teresa Women‟s University, - No. 2/EC/WU/R/1992 dt. 18.11.92
Chennai (Resolution No. 1992-113)
24. Mysore University - No. AC5/R5/407/87-88 dt. 28.05.91
25. Maharshi Dayanand University - Resolution No. 50 of 25.09.1989
26. Marathwada University - Ex/EQUI-Misc-41/89-90/50660-92 dt.
27. Nagpur University - Exam/Recog/4276 dt. 05.09.1984
28. Pondicherry University - No. PU/Aca-2/3/5681 dt. 26.02.1993
29. Punjab University - No. 2724/GM dt. 03.12.1991 ST 996
30. Rani Durgavati Viswa Vidyalaya, - Notifications No. GS/89/66
31. University of Roorkee (Now IIT, - No. Acd/1160/R-122 (Recog.) dt.
32. Sardar Patel University - DB/38 dt. 25.04.1994
33. Shivaji University, Kolhapur - Letter No. SU/Eligi/340 dt. 30 May
34. Tribhuvan University Kathmandu, - Letter No. 107/041 dt. 31st July 1984
35. Sri Venkateshwara (Tirupati) - Letter No. 27-826-C 1 (2)/89 dt.
36. Visva Bharati - No. G/D 43/163 dt. 13.11.1992
37. Bharathiar University, Coimbatore - No. 1603/B/2/95/Recog. dt.
38. Bangalore University - No. ACA-I/R2/Prof.
Course/AMIETE/96-97 dt. 28.01.1997
39. Sambalpur University - Notification No. 10420/Acad I dt.
40. Bengal Engg College, Howrah - Notification – Admission to Post
(Deemed University) Graduate Programme 1999-2000
41. GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi - No. F IPV-3/10(1)/99/6246 dt. 23/24-
42. University of Jammu - Letter No. F Acad/V/122/2001/8548-
43. Gujarat University - No. Exam/3A/Eli/6370 / 2002 dt.
44. UP Technical University, Lucknow - No. U.P.T.U./K.S.K./2003/1815 dt.
1. Indian Institute of Science, - As per IISC advertisement
2. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi - BPGS/75/96/207 and Item No. 2 of
the minutes of 38th Senate Meeting at
3. Indian Institute of Technology, - Letter No. F/Acad/ACU/M2/86/658 dt.
4. Indian Institute of Technology, - D-III/1-9/94/523 dt. 21.07.1994
5. Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad - Letter No. 29.6/2/AC/84 dt.
6. Thapar Instt. of Engg. & Tech., - Letter No. EE/702/32 dt. 02 February
7. Institution of Engineers(I) - Letter No. EEA/AD/7 dt. 29.04.1998
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Department of Scientific & Industrial Reseasrch
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi – 110 016
No. 11/274/92-TU-V (Registered) Dated: 4th October, 2006
The Secretary General
The Institution of Electronics &
2, Institutional Area
New Delhi – 110 003
Sub: Renewal of recognition of Scientific and Industrial
Research Organisations (SIROs)
This has reference to your application for renewal of recognition of The
Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, New Delhi, beyond
31.3.2006 by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research under the scheme
on Recognition of Scientific and Industrial Research Organisations (SIROs) – 1988.
2. This is to inform you that it has been decided to accord renewal of recognition to
The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, New Delhi, from
01.04.2006 to 31.03.2009. The recognition is subject to terms & conditions
3. Receipt of this letter may kindly be acknowledged.
FEE STRUCTURE FOR ABROAD
Sl. No. Courses Admission fees Course fees Gross Total
1. AMIETE (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering)
Section – A (2 Years) Rs. 9,060/- Rs. 44,000/- Rs. 53,060/-
Section – B (2 Years) Rs. 8,000/- Rs. 28,000/- Rs. 36,000/-
Total fee for AMIETE/ET course is = 89,060/- which can be paid in two
2. AMIETE (Computer Science & Engineering)
Section – A (2 Years) Rs. 9,060/- Rs. 44,000/- Rs. 53,060/-
Section – B (2 Years) Rs. 8,000/- Rs. 28,000/- Rs. 36,000/-
Total fee for AMIETE/CS course is = 89,060/- which can be paid in two
1. The Life Membership Fees for each course is Rs. 5,000/- which has to be paid by the
candidates only to the Headquarters.
2. The first instalment fee for AMIE / AMIETE is Rs. 50,000/- that can be paid through a
DD or a Cheque drawn in favour of “Karnataka Regional Institute of Engineering”
payable at Mysore.