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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR T / ST MEMBERSHIP
TECHNICIAN MEMBERS


Every candidate for election as a Technician Member shall satisfy the Council that he possesses the following :


[A] AGE


He/She shall have attained the age of 17 (SEVENteen) years on the date of his/her application for election.


[B] EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION


He/She shall have possessed an educational qualification recognized by the Council as given in the Institution Examinations Rules (Volume I).


[C] ACADEMIC TRAINING


He/She shall, in the opinion of the Council, be making satisfactory progress in the acquisition of qualification for Corporate Membership.




SENIOR TECHNICIAN MEMBERS


Every candidate for election as a Senior Technician Member or for transfer from Technician Member to Senior Technician Member shall satisfy the Council that he possesses the following :


[A] AGE


He/She shall have attained the age of 18 (eighteen) years on the date of his/her application for election or transfer, as the case may be.


[B] He/She shall be engaged in the engineering profession as a pupil or apprentice or assistant under a Corporate Member and shall, in the opinion of the Council, be making satisfactory progress in the acquisition of qualification for Corporate Membership provided that temporary unemployment is no bar to his election.



[C] EXAMINATION


He/She shall possessed either (a) an accredited diploma examination in engineering or technology or its equivalent as recognized by the Council or (b) such other examination recognized by the Council as exempting from passing Section A (Non-diploma) Examination of the Institution.


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION


[A] The candidates who have passed an examination, as listed in the Part I of Appendix II (see Institution Examinations Rules -- Volume I), shall be eligible to apply for Senior Technician Membership.


[B] The candidates who possess any qualification as listed in the Part II of Appendix II (see Institution Examinations Rules -- Volume I), shall be eligible to apply for Senior Technician Membership, claiming complete exemption from Section A Examination of the Institution.



FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS

The foreign engineering qualifications are not listed in Appendices II and III of the Institution Examinations Rules (Volume I) but the holders of such qualifications may also apply for admission to the appropriate class of membership and the case will be considered on an individual merit after ascertaining the standard of the qualifications from the national society of engineers of the countries concerned.