About India Council
IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
IEEE India Council is the umbrella organisation which coordinates IEEE activities in India. Its primary aim is to assist and coordinate the activities of local “Sections”, in order to benefit mutually, and avoid duplication of effort and resources. IEEE India Council was established on 20th May 1976 and is one of the five councils in the Asia Pacific Region (Region #10 of IEEE).
An “IEEE Section” is an IEEE entity which caters to the needs of a specified geographical area. At present there are 11 IEEE sections in India.
An “IEEE Student Branch” is an IEEE entity which helps students in a specific educational institution. Student branches are located in all major Universities and Engineering Colleges all over India. Each Student Branch is attached to the nearest IEEE Section.
An “IEEE Chapter” groups IEEE members who share a common interest in a specific domain. Usually Chapters are attached to the nearest IEEE Section. Some Chapters have decided to be directly attached to the India Council. These chapters can be viewed at
Membership in the India Council
All members of IEEE, resident in India, are automatically members of the India Council.
India Council Executive Committee
The India Council is managed by an Executive Committee elected annually by all the members of India Council.