Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers - AMIE
Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers - AMIE
Q. What is AMIE IEI?
Ans. AMIE IEI is Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers examination that is conducted by Institutions of Engineers, India. AMIE is a professional engineering degree certification provided by IEI. It is an alternative option for those who cannot pursue for an engineering degree course as a regular student in an engineering college.
Q. Is an AMIE degree equivalent to Engineering Degree?
Ans. An AMIE degree is equivalent to any other engineering degree approved by Central Government Departments, UPSC, and SSC, AICTE or any other engineering degree approved by state governments. After having done with AMIE degree, the candidate can also opt for higher studies such as master’s degree in engineering. The candidates are also then eligible to work with any private or government organization as per their respective field of specialization.
Q. What is IEI?
Ans. IEI is a multi- disciplinary engineering organization that provides a platform to promote professional studies in approximately 15 disciplines of engineering. The IEI is in Kolkata.
Q. What is the advantage of AMIE over a regular Engineering Course?
Ans. A person who is working can study this course without being affecting their job. The person may be employed in India or Abroad but one may pursue the engineering degree and improve their position and future prospects by passing AMIE examinations.
Q. What are the age criteria for a candidate to be elected as a Technician?
Ans. The candidate should be 17 years of age on the date of application for election.
Q. What are the age criteria for a candidate to be elected as a Senior Technician?
Ans. The candidate should be 18 years of age on the date of application for election or transfer.
Q. What should be the Educational Qualification for a candidate to be elected as a Technician?
Ans. The candidate should possess Educational Qualification mentioned by the Council according to the Institution Examination Rules. The candidate should qualify one of the following criteria
- A three year diploma in any branch of engineering from a recognized Institution.
- 10+2 or HSC with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with an aggregate of minimum of 45% marks.
Q. What are the minimum eligibility criteria for a candidate to be elected as a Senior Technician?
Ans. The candidate should possess either
- an accredited diploma in Engineering or technology recognized by the council or
- other exam recognized by the Council, exempting the Section A Examination of the Institution.
- The candidate should be working as an engineer under a corporate member or a person qualified to be a corporate member.
Q. Where is the AMIE IEI conducted?
Ans. AMIE IEI is conducted in 65 centers in India and abroad. A candidate may appear at any of the centers according to his preference by just mentioning the exam centre code of the desired centre in the examination form.
Q. Who is eligible to take AMIE IEI exam?
Ans. The AMIE IEI exam may only be taken by the members of the Institution of Engineers according to their eligibility and qualifications. To appear for AIEEE, the candidate should be the member of IEI which is known as ST or T membership, depending upon Diploma stream or Non Diploma Stream respectively. To obtain IEI membership, the candidate may apply online on http://www.ieindia.org/member_application.aspx
Q. What is the duration of each AMIE exam?
Ans. The duration is 3 hrs for an AMIE exam.
Q. What are the Summer exams conducted by AMIE IEI Institution?
Ans. The following Summer exams are conducted by the Institution: Section A and Section B
- Section A :
Non Diploma Stream (Technician Members): for candidates pursuing AMIE without Diploma course.
Diploma Stream (Senior Technician Members): for candidates pursuing AMIE after Diploma course.
- Section B:
It is for the various branches of Engineering such as Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Mining Engineering, Textile Engineering, Production Engineering etc.
Q. What are the Winter exams conducted by AMIE IEI Institution?
Ans. The following Winter exams are conducted by the Institution: Section A and Section B
Section A: It is common for all the candidates. It is taken as
- Non Diploma Scheme
- Diploma Scheme
Section B: It is taken for a particular stream of Engineering that may be chosen among the offered streams.
Q. Is an AMIE degree holder eligible for the entrance exams required for admission into further post graduation programs and civil services?
Ans. An AMIE degree holder is eligible for taking examinations like GRE, GATE, Civil Services, and Indian Engineering services.
Q. When is the AMIE IEI examination held during the year?
Ans. The AMIE IEI examination is held mostly twice a year. It is conducted mostly in June and December and is termed as Summer and Winter Examination respectively.
Q. What is the syllabus of AMIE?
Ans. The syllabus for AMIE is almost similar to that of B.E. or B.Tech. The syllabus has two parts, called Section A and Section B. First, Section A should be cleared and then Section B.
Q. What are Section A and Section B of AMIE syllabus?
Ans. Section A consists of fundamentals of Engineering where as in Section B, the candidate has to select one of the branches of Engineering available. The Diploma and non Diploma holders have to study 9 subjects in section B, 6 compulsory and 3 are optional. Project Work and Lab Experiments are included in Section B to pass on practical knowledge to the students.
Q. Where is the exam application form submitted?
Ans. The Exam application form is submitted in the prescribed format to the headquarters of the Institution. The Address is 8, Gokhale Road, Kolkata 700 020. Website: www.ieindia.info/
Q. What is the duration of completion of AMIE?
Ans. AMIE provides flexibility of duration for completion of AMIE. A candidate may take upto 6 years for the completion of all the subjects in Section A and another 6 years for the completion of Section B.
Q. How many subjects are there in each semester of AMIE?
Ans. They have four subjects for each semester i.e. one can appear for a maximum of 4 subjects in one semester.
Q. Is AMIE a computer based exam?
Ans. AMIE is a written type where there is no Viva, no internal assessment and no Practical exam.
Q. What is the AMIE exam pattern?
Ans. Each AMIE exam paper is of three hours of duration.The axact dates and the details of the examination are declared by IEI in the Technicians journal.
Q. Who is the responsible authority for AMIE exam?
Ans. The IEI, Institution of Engineers, India, conducts AMIE exam and issues certificates. The IEI is not involved in the preparation for the exams.
Q. What is the address of correspondence for IEI?
Ans. The address of correspondence for IEI is:
The Institution of Engineers,
8, Gokhale Road,
Kolkata- 700 020
Telephone no: (033) 22239240
Email: exams@ ieindia.org
Website: http:// www.ieindia.info/.
Q. Are the application forms for AMIE available online?
Ans. The application forms for AMIE are available online on http://www.ieindia.org/ExamAB.aspx
Q. What is the examination fee for AMIE? What is the mode of payment?
Ans. The examination fee is approximately 2000/-.The payment may be done with DD, drawn in favour of “THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS(INDIA)“, payable at Kolkata. The fees for the examination overseas are $ 150 approximately.
Q. What is the official website for IEI?
Ans. The official website for Institution of Engineers, India is www.ieindia.org.
Q. Is it possible to take AMIE exam in Hindi?
Ans. The candidate can take AMIE exam in Hindi medium, provided the candidate has passed the Diploma in Engineering in Hindi medium. Then both the sections, Section A and Section B, have to be taken in Hindi. IEI mentions that the candidate has passed in Hindi in the final certificate.
Q. What is the procedure to apply for Project Work?
Ans. The candidate may apply for project work after passing any of the five subjects from Section B. IEI then sends all the related documents for conducting lab experiments and project work.
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