The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) founded in 1953 is India’s leading recognized professional society devoted to the advancement of Science and Technology of Electronics, Telecommunication & IT. The Institution provides leadership in Scientific and Technical areas of direct importance to the national development and economy. Government of India has recognized IETE as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) and also notified as an educational Institution of national eminence. The objectives of IETE focus on advancing electro-technology. The IETE conducts and sponsors technical meetings, conferences, symposia, and exhibitions all over India, publishes technical journals and provides continuing education as well as career advancement opportunities to its members.
IETE has got two streams of Student base. First wing is the students of alma-mater, IETE, viz Alumni Association formed in 2013 and the Second one is IETE Students Forum, for the Engineering students studying in Engineering Colleges and Polytechnics across the Country. More than 550 live ISFs are functioning in India today with a student membership of more than 60,000.