How to become a chartered Engineer


Chartered Engineer is an exclusive badge you can add to your professional life, it describe the knowledge, competent and expertise in the field of Engineering. This certificate is recognized by government, corporate and industries. Moreover you will have extra mileage to excel your career in the engineering stream.

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How to become a chartered Engineer in India

Becoming a chartered Engineer in India is easy as compared to other European countries or any commonwealth countries. A person who is seeking to acquire chartered engineer Certificate in Europe has to qualify the multiple examinations conducted by respective Engineering council. But if you are willing to work abroad then chartered engineer certificate obtained in India will not benefit you as most of the countries do not recognize this certificate.
As I said above obtaining a chartered Engineer certificate means you will have more career opportunities in Government and private sector and it will benefit you lifelong.

Eligibility criteria

  • Candidate who is applying for chartered Engineer certificate must hold Bachelor degree in Engineering in any stream (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical engineering etc)– BE, Btech.
  • He should have minimum 5 years of professional Working Experience
  • He must hold corporate membership of the Institute of Engineers from any  three corporate grades – Fellow, member or Associate member (AMIE).
You will be entitled as a chartered Engineer for lifetime after becoming a corporate member of the Institute of Engineers (India).

Application Time & Date

There is no such specific date and time; person can apply throughout the year.

Application Form and Performa

Detail information and Performa can be obtained from IEl website here.

Fee Structure

Any corporate member can obtain Chartered Engineer certificate on payment of $500 US dollar (For Other countries) and Rs. 5000 for (India & Nepal resident).

Chartered Engineer Job & responsibility

All the government authorities like courts, Banks, government organization and statutory bodies give special recognition to chartered engineers. Although private organizations also abide to get clearance from chartered engineer before getting a Clearance from government departments.
Moreover chartered engineers can establish a consultancy firm or work in public and private company.

Also read : Career options after engineering

Information provided above will be helpful for Engineering students and professionals and if you have any question about chartered Engineer then please ask below in comment section.

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