AMIE admission procedure

This article gives details about the AMIE admission procedures .

What is AMIE
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.
It is nonformal
The attraction with AMIE is that it is a nonformal 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.
1. A recognized 3-year Polytechnic Diploma or its equivalent in any branch of engineering. (No marks restriction)
2. +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, and others are known as Non-Diploma Stream Students.
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.
Following are the subjects in Section A
1. Fundamentals of Design and Manufacturing
2. Material Science and Engineering
3. Computing and Informatics
4. Society and Environment
5. Mechanical science
6. Engineering Physics and Chemistry
7. Engineering Drawing and Graphics
8. Electronics and Instrumentation
9. Engineering Mathematics
10. Electrical Science.
On completion of section A, a student takes admission to Section B. In section B, student is asked to select a branch of engineering. Following are the engineering branches available.
1. Electronics and communication Engineering
2. Electrical Engineering
3. Computer Science and Engineering
4. Civil Engineering
5. Mechanical Engineering
6. Production Engineering
7. Chemical Engineering
8. Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
9. Mining Engineering
10. Production Engineering
11. Textile Engineering
12. Architectural Engineering.
Of the above engineering branches available, a student can choose ANY branch as he wishes, without any criteria. This is one of the attractions of AMIE. For example, a student studied Automobile engineering in Diploma level can choose Computer Science or Electronics etc in AMIE !!!!
Both Diploma and Non-diploma holders should study 9 subjects in Section B. In order to impart practical knowledge, the Institution of Engineers has included project work and lab experiments as part of section B syllabus.
In short, a +2 holder can complete AMIE by clearing just 10 + 9 = 19 subjects, whereas for a diploma holder, the total subject is 4 + 9 = 13 only.
The project work may be done in the same firm/company where the student is presently engaged in. For carrying out laboratory experiment, the Institution of Engineers will contact the authorities of some engineering college/similar technical institution nearest to the location of the student and make necessary arrangement. For this, a nominal fee of Rs 1000/- will be charged from the student.
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.
AMIE examinations are conducted in the first week of June and December every year. There are a lot of examination centers in India and Abroad. A student can appear for maximum 4 subjects at a time. Thus, a diploma holder can write all the 4 subjects of Section A in single appearance. Examination fee is Rs 1200/- per appearance (not per subject). The examination centre need be selected only at the time of submitting application form for examination.
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. Application form for membership registration can be had directly from any of the local centers of Institution of Engineers at a cost of 100/-.
Diploma holders should apply for senior Technician Membership, and +2 (or equivalent) holders should apply for Technician membership.
If you haven’t applied for registration so far, do it before August 2008, so that you may be eligible to appear for next examination in December 2008. Once you submitted the application form for registration, you must wait for at least 3 months for getting your registration confirmation letter. But if you have properly filled up the form and have remitted the correct amount of registration fee (Rs 3565/-), then definitely you will get the registration.
Documents Required
Along with the application form, you should attach the following.
1. Two passport size photographs to be affixed on the application form.
2. Attested copy of Matriculation/School leaving certificate to prove your age.
3. Attested copy of +2/HSC certificate (if applicable) to prove your educational qualification
4. Attested copy of you Diploma certificate and marks sheet (if applicable) to prove your educational qualification.
5. Demand draft of Rs 3565/- drawn in favour of ‘Institution of Engineers (India)’, Payable at Kolkota.
6. Write your name and address on the reverse of the Demand Draft.
7. Keep a Xerox copy of all that you send.
8. 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.
9. 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).

Related Articles

Admission to B.E. degree for the year 2012-13 at Netaji Subhas Institute of technology

Netaji Subhas Institute of technology is an institute affiliated to the University of Delhi. Forms are inviting from eligible students to take admission in the B>E> course for the year 2012. In this article, the eligibility criteria, the admission process and courses offered are described along with its contact information and few lines about the institute.

Durgadevi Saraf Institute Management Programs Admissions For Working Executives

This article gives information on the Master's management degree courses for working executives offered by the Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS), Mumbai for the 2012-2015 session. You will get details about the course structure, , eligibility criteria, fees and apply for admissions to these programs.

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies announces Admissions 2012

In this resource we have information related to the admission notification by the famous university for petroleum studies that is UPES, located in the outskirt of Dehradun. The university has now expanded the education courses, and also has new engineering courses ranging from technical ones, like Computer Engineering in collaboration with IBM to the Fire and safety domains as well.

How To Prepare Earlier And Gear Up For A Smooth Admission

The new academic year is fast approaching. Various results are being declared each day. Now the admission to various courses will be on. That will be a time of hectic activity for the students and parents. Starting with the admission application process online or offline, till finally remitting fees and ensuring the admission, the tension has to be experienced to know. This article gives some tips to keep ready, the possible essentials so that much tension and worry can be avoided before admission.

Engineering Admissions in Met's School of Engineering

Are you looking for admission in engineering? Admission process in Met’s School of Engineering institution in Thrissur, Kerala is on the way. Read this article to know more about the admission of engineering in B.Tech & M.Tech. in Met’s School of Engineering in detail with eligibility for admission to engineering, features of admission in Met’s School of Engineering and contact information of Met’s School of Engineering.

More articles: Admission Procedure Admission


Guest Author: viresh27 Nov 2011

Dear sir,
Admission form not available in pune amie college, give me any suggetion,

Guest Author: Kiran27 Oct 2012

Dear Sir,

I have in Chemistry with Chemistry,Biology and physics subjects. So can I aligible to apply for AMIE degree ?

Please guide me.

Guest Author: marxin20 Mar 2013

I am a student of +2 commerce. I would like to AMIE. Is it possible for me to do? Please help me with suitable advises.

Guest Author: supriya mule30 Jun 2013

Sir. Can you tell about the AMIE admission procedure? Tell me last date and procedure information about AMIE admission.

Guest Author: Ajeesh Kumar17 Jun 2014

Dear Sir,

I am working in TATA at Jamshedpur.My native is kerala, I want to join AMIE(Diploma Holder).
Please advice

Guest Author: suryanarayan sahoo26 Jun 2014

I don't know who are AMIE /MIE lol /FIE holder. So please guide me sir.

Guest Author: Naresh kumar19 Aug 2014

Sir, I am Naresh Kumar from Haryana in Dist Hisar
I am diploma holder in civil Engg and I want to do AMIE, sir please tell me my nearest center

Guest Author: jaswinder30 Aug 2014

My name is Jaswinder. Please tells me sir how many years this course

Guest Author: Vivek09 Sep 2014

I filled and sent the application form to "The Secretary & Director General, The Institution of Engineers(India), 8 Gokhale Road, Kolkata-700020".
Is their any problem in address?

Guest Author: Rahul Rawat11 Sep 2014

Helo Sir/Mam,
I have completed my diploma in Civil Engineering from UBTER (Uttarakhand Board of Technical Education and Research), A.I.C.T.E approved college. But I have not received the diploma certificate from there till now. It will be provided in the last of this month or next month. I want to inquire that when should I take the membership for that as such I shall be able to appear in my exams in coming July?
Please leave your feedback.

Guest Author: sagar dhanad05 May 2015

Sir I am Dhanad Sagar vitthal complete in diploma electrical Engg plz give admission procedure & date to start admission

Guest Author: AKS12 May 2015

Does Diploma From IIME Bangalore is eligible?? Kindly Guide.

Guest Author: Ganesh13 May 2015

I am diploma holder in Engg. and I want to do AMIE. Please tell me my nearest center in Pune.

Guest Author: Aditya Kumar Tiwari13 May 2015

I am Aditya from Bihar. I want to do Diploma in Mechanical with AMIE. I passed +2 but I am confused. What should I to do?

Author: Kailash Kumar25 May 2015 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 0

This is admission season. Many may opt for AMIE due to one reason or the other. This article is likely to be informative and useful for such candidates.

  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name: