Conference on Preparing Engineers/Technologists for Role in Industry



Engineering Council of India (ECI), which was incorporated in 2002 by coming together of a large number of professional organizations/institutions of engineers to work for the advancement of engineering profession in various disciplines, has been organizing National Conferences annually on important themes relevant to the engineering profession’s role in national economic development.


The 15th National Conferenceon “Preparing Engineers/Technologists for Role in Industry” is being organised by ECI with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as Principal Supporting Organisation, on November 10, 2017 at the Auditorium, AICTE, Nelson Mandela Marg, New Delhi-110067, on the theme- “Preparing Engineers/Technologists for Role in Industry”. A Brochure of the Conference is attached.

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has recently decided that, starting from 2017-18, the engineering students should mandatorily undergo internship training before taking up jobs, so that they can gain practical skills and experience and suitably fit in the desired roles in industry. For this purpose, AICTE has partnered with Engineering Council of India (ECI) in this regard,to enhance their employability. ECI shall be facilitating hands-on training / internship for these graduates through its member associations, in their respective stream of engineering.The main objective of the Conference is to deliberate the requirements of the industry for engineering manpower and how these can be developed and met.


It is felt that the deliberations at the Conference will be of great significance in terms of the budding engineers’ professional development and maximizing their contribution to enhancing the performance and image of the organizations, which employ them.The useful recommendations coming out of this conference shall be submitted to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for implementation and inclusion in their Vision Documents.


In addition, an E- Compendium of the conference is also being brought out. Participants to the conference are invited to send their Technical papers. These papers shall be examined by a Technical Board and thereafter accepted for publication. The E- Compendium would also be useful for those whose papers are required to be published for fulfillment of their PhD or Master’s degree. For consideration, the papers should the submitted in the following format, latest by 25th October, 2017.

To enable registration for the conference, the Brochure and the Registration form has already been sent to you earlier.   It is requested that looking at the importance and relevance of the subject matter of the conference you may like to register yourself as well as advise your students and faculty members to register in large numbers.


In this regard, the advisory from AICTE is attached for your information please.

I eagerly look forward to hear from you,

Thanking you.

Yours sincerely,


B.R. Jain


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