The Indian Society for
Technical Education is a national, professional, non-profit making
Society registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860.
First started in 1941 as the Association of Principals of Technical
Institutions (APTI), it was converted into "Indian Society for
Technical Education" in 1968 with a view to enlarge its activities
to advance the cause of technological education.The major objective
of the ISTE is to assist and contribute in the production and
development of top quality professional engineers and technicians
needed by the industries and other organisations. Being the only
national organisation of educators in the field of Engineering and
Technology, ISTE effectively contributes in various missions of the
Union Government. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, CTE/DST/MIT/State
Govts. are well associated with the ISTE for programmes relating to
The major objective of
the ISTE are:
To formulate the
general goals & responsibilities of technical education.
To adjust curriculum &
educational processes to changing conditions.
To develop effective
teachers & educational administrators.
instructional methods & practices & administrative usages.
To enhance professional
ideals & standards.
To foster research as a
function complementary to teaching.
To cultivate fraternal
spirit amongst the teachers, administrators, industrialists &
To bring about
effective linkage between technical institutions industry &
To award Honorary
fellowships, Awards and Prizes, for furthering the objectives of
Society for Teachers and Students of the Technical Education System
(with 45000 members and more than a lakh student members).
Strategic partner of
Programmes for faculty members of AICTE approved Technical
Institutions sponsored by AICTE.
operating MHRD, AICTE, MIT and International Projects.
Reputed source for
Information Dissemination through publications, seminars, workshops
in Technical Education.
Major Consultant for
Educational Management, Institution Building, Career and
Personality development of teachers and students respectively.
giving over more than 50 National and Regional Awards to
Institutions, Teachers and Students for innovation and excellence
in various areas of Engineering and Technology.
meaningful interaction among technical institutions of
Degree/Diploma levels all over the Country.
Consultant to the
Canada-India Project on “Canada-India Institute Industry Linkage
Publication of Learning Materials and CDs in Electronics and
Computers for Degree/Diploma Level Students.
Learning Project for