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List of Awards


The Aerospace Engineering Division Prize
This prize was instituted in 1982 by the Institution for the best paper published in the Aerospace Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Agricultural Engineering Division Prize
This prize was instituted in 1982 by the Institution for the best paper published in the Agricultural Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Architectural Engineering Division Prize
This prize was instituted in 1982 by the Institution of the best paper published in the Architectural Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal each year.

The Brij Mohan Lal Memorial Prize
This Prize was instituted in 1981 and is awarded for the best paper published in the Civil Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Coal India (J G Kumaramangalam Memorial) Award
This prize was instituted in 1990 by Coal India Limited in the memory of J G Kumaramangalam and is given for the best paper invited and received by the Institution on the subject announced each year through the Institution publications. Though the subject broadly pertains to the mining industry, the exact scope of' the subject would be decided jointly by the representatives of the Coal India Limited and the Institution for year to year.

The Computer Engineering Division Prize
This prize was instituted in 1987 by the Institution for the best piper published in the Computer Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal each year.

The Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Prize
This prize was instituted by the Directorate of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Army Headquarters, New Delhi. This prize is to be awarded for the best paper contributed to the Institution's Journal and of relevance to the Army in the field of mechanical, automotive, production, electronics or industrial engineering.

The Corps of Engineers Prize
This prize was instituted in 1961 and is awarded by the Council of the Institution of Military Engineers for the best paper published in the Institution's Journal on a subject of common interest to all branches of engineering.

The Dr Rajendra Prasad Memorial Prize
The prize was instituted in 1965 for the best paper published in the Mining Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The E P Nicolaides Prize
This prize was instituted in 1963 by Gammon (India) Ltd to commemorate E P Nicolaides for his pioneering work in the field of Pre-stressed Concrete in India. It is awarded for the best paper on Reinforced and Pre-stressed Concrete published in the Institution's Journal.

The George Oomen Memorial Prize
The prize was instituted in 1970 by the friends and admirers of (late) Shri George Oomen who contributed to a memorial fund to establish a prize in his name to be awarded for the best paper published in the Civil Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal on topics : (i) Composition, properties and quality plant capacities and layout to suit different site conditions and various types of concrete dams.

The Hindustan Zinc Limited Prize
This prize was instituted in 1981 to be awarded for the best practice-oriented paper in the area of underground metalliferrous mining or Rock Mechanicas published in the institution's Journal.

The Institution Prizes (Two)
These prizes were instituted in 1953. They are awarded by the Institution's Council for the best papers published in the Institution's Journal.

The Institution Prize (Donated by Col G N Bajpai)
This prize is awarded for the best paper published in the Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Inter-disciplinary Panels parts of the Institution's Journal in the fields of Marine Structures, Ship-building and such other topics related to Marine Engineering.

The Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Prize
This prize was instituted in 1965. It is awarded for the best paper published in the Interdisciplinary Panels part of the Institution's Journal.

The K F Antia Memorial Prize
This prize was instituted in 1969 in the memory of Late Shri K F Antia, the then President of the Institution. The prize is given for the best paper published in the Institution's Journal on any subject related to engineering.

The Marine Engineering Division Prize
This prize was instituted in 1982 by the Institution for the best paper published in the Marine Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Division Prize
The prize was instituted in 1987 by the Institution for the best paper published in the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal each year.

The N K Iyengar Memorial Prize
This prize was instituted in 1982 on an endowment by the Mysore Technical Education Society to be awarded for the best practice-oriented paper on the machine design published in the Mechanical Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Nawab Zain Yar Jung Bahadur Memorial Prize
The prize was instituted in 1965 for the best paper published in the Environmental Engineering Division. Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya Memorial Prize
This prize was instituted in 1965 for the best paper published in the Electrical Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The President of India's Prize (English)
This prize was instituted in 1921 as the Viceroy's Prize and is of historical significance. In declaring the Institution inaugurated on the 23rd February of that year, the Governor General and Viceroy Lord Chelmsford announced an annual prize to be called 'The Viceroy's Prize', for the best paper presented by a member. The name was changed to 'The Governor General's Prize' in 1947, and again to 'The President of India's Prize' in 1952, reflecting the changes in the political status of the country. It is awarded by the Government of India, on the recommendation of the Institution's Council, for the best paper published in the Institution's Journal.

The Production Engineering Division Prize
This prize was instituted in 1987 by the Institution for the best paper published in the Production Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal each year.

The Railway Board's Prizes
These prizes were instituted in 1931. The prizes are awarded by the Railway Board, Ministry of Railways, Government of lndia, for the best two papers published in the Institution's Journal on Railway Engineering or subjects allied to it.

The Rekha Nandi and Bhupesh Nandi Award
This prize was instituted in 1991 by Shri Bhupesh Nandi for the Author(s) of the best piper published in the Environmental Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal each year.

The Prof R C Singh Prize
This prize instituted in 1986 by Prof R C Singh (F), is awarded to a paper of the greatest practical importance and published in the Environmental Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The SAIL Awards
To mark the special occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the Institution held in February 1970, the Hindustan Steel Limited (now Steel Authority of India Limited), Ranchi, donated two gold medals, known as the 'Dr M Visvesvaraya Memorial Gold Medal' and the 'Hindustan Steel Gold Medal', to the Institution of Engineers (India) on a permanent basis. After the merger of the Hindustan Steel Limited with the Steel Authority of India Limited, the above awards are now being called 'SAIL Awards'. These gold medals are being donated by the Steel Authority of India Limited. Each of these gold medals is awarded during the Indian Engineering Congress held annually for the best paper invited and received by the Institution on subjects announced each year through the Institution publications. Though the subjects broadly pertain to the Iron and Steel Industry, the exact scope of the subjects would be decided jointly by the representatives of the Steel Authority of India Limited and the Institution from year to year.

The Sir Arthur Cotton Memorial Prize
This prize was instituted in 1965 for the best paper published in the Civil Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Sir Ganga Ram Memorial Prize
This prize was instituted in 1965 to be awarded for the best paper published in the Chemical Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Sir Rajendia Nath Mookerjee Memorial Prize
The prize was instituted in 1965 for the best paper published in the Mechanical Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Sir Thomas Ward Memorial Prize
This prize was instituted in 1965 and is awarded for the best paper published in the Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Suchit Kumar Ghosh Memorial Prize
This prize was instituted by the family members of Late Shri Suchit Kumar Ghosh, an eminent Civil Engineer and also Chief Engineer, Public Works Department, Government of West Bengal, and is awarded for the best paper on Bridge Engineering -- Design and / Construction published in the Institution's Journal. In absence of any such paper, any practice-oriented paper on Civil Engineering Project Execution could be considered.

The Tata Rao Prize
This prize was instituted in 1987 by the admirers of Dr Tata Rao (F) and is awarded for the best paper published in the Electrical Engineering Division Part of the Institution's Journal.

The Union Ministry of Energy -- Department of Power Prize
This prize was instituted in 1958 by the Union Ministry of Power (now Ministry of Energy, Department of Power), Government of India, for the best paper published on Power Development and Utilization in the Institution's Journal.