Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers (AMIE) Examination
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Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers (AMIE) Examination : Examination

  
  
  
  
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Only members of The Institution of Engineers (India) are permitted to appear at the examinations conducted by the Institution in conformity with their eligibility and qualifications.

The Institution conducts the following examinations :

The examination in one or more of the above branches may be discontinued with prior notification.In addition to the above examinations, the Council of the Institution may introduce Section B examination in one or more of the following
branches of engineering :
- Aerospace Engineering
- Agricultural Engineering
- Architectural Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Marine Engineering

The Institution Examinations shall be held twice a year, generally in June and in December which is termed as SUMMER and WINTER Examination, respectively in the schemes as may be decided by the Council. The Council may, however, change the frequency and timings, if necessary. The exact dates of examinations, the programmes thereof and the period of submission of examination application forms shall be notified. No information will be sent to members individually.

The following grading system for the Institution Examinations shall be followed for all subjects of Sections A & B, laboratory experiments and project work :

Range of Marks (out of 100) Grade Symbol Grade Point
75-100 H 10
66-74 A 9
60-65 B 8
50-59 C 6
35-49 D 5
20-34 E
 
0-19 F
 

Note :

  1. Only grade will be provided in individual subjects.
  2. In the pass grade card of Section A/ Section B Examination, apart from grade in individual subjects, GPA (Grade Point Average) will also be provided.
  3. For a complete pass in Section A or in Section B, minimum GPA shall be 6.

Section A Examination

The exams are separately designed for two streams i.e. Diploma stream (senior technician members) and Non-Diploma Stream (technician members). Separate papers are offered for diploma stream and non diploma stream.

Section A Exams are conducted in June & December every year. Students are eligible for appearance in the first exam only after completion of one year. Students can write any four subjects (Maximum) in any of the examinations. Section A is common for all candidates for all those who aspire to become an engineer. Students with Diploma in Engineering will be exempted from 5 subjects of Section A and can directly join Section A Diploma Stream.

Section A (Non Diploma Stream) Examination

Technician members enrolled with the Institution are only eligible to apply for appearance in the Institution examination within the stipulated period. The enrolment includes registration for examination in Section A (Nondiploma).

A candidate shall be required to pass in 10 (ten) subjects like

  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. Electonics and Instrumentation
  9. Engineering Mathematics
  10. Electrical Science

The full marks for examination in each subject is 100. The duration of examination for each subject is 3 hours.

A candidate shall be required to secure minimum grade ‘C’ in 8 (eight) subjects and grade ‘D’ in remaining two subjects to completely pass Section A (Non-diploma) examination within the stipulated period. Score of grade ‘D’ in two subjects shall only be considered in the last attempt provided the candidate secured at least grade ‘C’ in all the remaining 8 (eight) subjects with minimum GPA being 6. The score of grade ‘D’ or lower grade(s) in any subject(s) shall not be carried forward. A candidate shall be required to reappear in those subjects again. Further, a candidate, who is not required to appear in all the 10 subjects, shall have to secure minimum grade ‘C’ in each of the remaining subject(s) for a final pass.

A candidate shall not be permitted to appear in more than 4 (four) subjects in one term, including the subject(s) in which he appeared previously but could not secure minimum grade ‘C’.

If a Technician member, after acquiring diploma level qualification, changes his membership to Senior Technician, he shall be considered, on request, as exempted to appear from Section A Examination provided he 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. He shall be eligible to register for Section B, with requisite fee, with an undertaking that 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 his membership.

The change of membership from Technician to Senior Technician for candidates, appeared in the current examination, shall be considered only after the declaration of their result as Technician members. After declaration of result, these candidates, on their election as Senior Technician members by virtue of their diploma qualification, will not be able to appear in the immediate next examination as per rules. However, they would be eligible to get fresh six-year period from the date of election as Senior Technician member to pass the examination and also eligible to get transfer of exemptions in common subject(s), if passed as Technician members.

Section A (Diploma Stream) Examination

Senior Technician members enrolled with the Institution are only eligible to apply for appearance in the Institution examination within the stipulated period. The enrolment includes registration for examination in Section A (Diploma).

A candidate shall be required to pass in 4 subjects namely

The duration of examination for each subject is 3 hours and carries 100 marks each.

A candidate may be required to qualify in less number of subjects provided such a candidate, in consideration of his academic credentials, is given exemption in one or more subjects by the Institution.

A candidate shall be required to secure minimum grade ‘C’ in 3 (three) subjects and grade ‘D’ in remaining one subject to completely pass Section A (Diploma) examination within the stipulated period. Score of grade ‘D’ in one subject shall only be considered in the last attempt provided the candidate secured at least grade ‘C’ in all the remaining 3 (three) subjects with minimum GPA being 6. The score of grade ‘D’ or lower grade(s) in any subject(s) shall not be carried forward. A candidate shall be required to reappear in those subjects again.

Further, a candidate, who is not required to appear in all the 4 subjects , shall have to secure minimum grade ‘C’ in each of the remaining subject(s) for a final pass.

A candidate shall be permitted to appear in all 4 (four) subjects at a time in one term, including the subject(s) in which he appeared previously but could not secure minimum grade ‘C’.

Section B Examination

Technician/ Senior Technician members enrolled with the Institution who have passed Section A of the Institution Examination or any other examination recognised by the Council as exempting therefrom
OR
Associates and corporate members, who have passed Sections A & B of Institution Examinations in one branch of engineering or secured exemption therefrom for appearing in another branch of engineering, are only eligible to apply for appearance in the Institution examination within the stipulated period.

Such candidates are required to register, with requisite fee indicating their choice of (a) branch of engineering, (b) optional subjects selected, and (c) Project Work.

Branch of engineering in section B are :

  1. Electronics and Communications Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Computer Science & Engineering
  4. Civil Engineering
  5. Mechanical Engineering
  6. Production Engineering
  7. Chemical Engineering
  8. Metallurgical and Material Science Engineering
  9. Mining Engineering
  10. Textile Engineering
  11. Architectural Engineering

The full marks for examination in each subject is 100 and the duration of examination for each subject is 3 hours.

A candidate shall be required to qualify in 9 subjects - 6 compulsory and 3 optional, except in Marine Engineering branch, where a candidate is required to pass in 10 compulsory subjects and 1 optional subject, out of the two.

In order to impart practical knowledge, the Institution of Engineers has included project work and lab experiments as part of Section B syllabus. The project work may be sone in the same firm/ company where the student is presently engaged in. For doing laboratory experiment, the Institution of Engineers will contact the authoriries of some engineering college/ similar technical institutions nearest to the location of the student and make necessary arrangement.

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