What is ISTE?
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 in the country. ISTE has an Executive Council at National level. It has active membership of more than 97286 technical teachers, 5,66,466 student members, more than 2345 institutional members (including IITs, IISc.., NITs and other leading technical institutions), 1166 faculty chapters and 1280 students’ chapters throughout the country. 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 organizations.
The major objective of the ISTE are:
* Providing quality training programmes to teachers and administrators of technical institutions to update their knowledge and skills in their fields of activity.
* To assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industry and other organisations.
* providing guidance and training to students to develop better learning skills and personality.
Major Benefits of becoming an ISTE Member:
A Member of a National Professional Organisation.
Joined an academic Fraternity of over 45,000 strong professional.
Preference to attend short-term training programme for the academic excellence and to become eligible for career advancement opportunities.
Getting bi-monthly Newsletter.
Quarterly Indian journal of Technical Education (at concessional rates).
Many more publications for Self Development,Institution Development,etc.( at concessional rates).
Eligible to participate in Chapter level,Section level and National Navel Conferences,Workshops and other activities of your academic interest etc.