Professional Activities

The Institution is the oldest professional Institution in the country whose past Presidents have been Engineers of eminence - Shri S.K. Kirloskar, UV.Modak, Fakirji Bharucha to mention just a few. The Institution regularly organizes technical lecture meetings, Symposia, seminars and workshops.Intensive tutorials and workshop visit for the benefit of its members.The Institution has instituted various Gold & Silver Prizes to honour the contributions of eminent men in engineering sciences and technology.


The Institution offers two classes of membership, one the Corporate Class and the other Non-Corporate Class. It also offers membership to industrial establishments, called Institutional Membership and Patron Membership.

The Corporate Class of Membership consists of:

  1. Fellows [F.I.Mech.E.(I)]
  2. Members [M.I.Mech.E.(I)]
  3. Associate Members[A.M.I Mech. E. (I)]
  4. The Non-Corporate Class, PF Membershio consists of Technician, Companion, and Student

Admission to Corporate Class of Membership

To be eligible for admission to Corporate Class of membership, a candidate must be mechanical engineer possessing a degree in mechanical engineering or must pass Section A and B Examinations of the Institution in addition to 2 years experience in mechanical engineering profession in responsible position.

Admission to Non-Corporate Class of Membership

Any person having good scientific education (minimum 10th pass) and engaged in mechanical engineering profession is eligible for admission to this class of membership.

Important Note

The Institution does not conduct any coaching classes. Question Banks and Foundation Course lessons with Question and Solutions are available in the Institution’s office on advance payment of cost by D.D. (Cost as indicated in brochure.) This is done with a view to help candidates to study and prepare well for Institution’s Examinations.

The examinations held every year by the association at various centers of India have also helped to maintain a high standard for new entrants into the profession.
- Late Sir C. V. Raman