IEEE India Council Awards

About IEEE India Council

IEEE, world’s largest professional organisation, works for advancing Technology for Humanity. It operates in 10 regions across the globe and IEEE India Council (IC) comes under Asia Pacific Region 10.  IEEE IC acts as a consortium of 12 Sections in India which collectively have around 50000 members and this is the largest count among Asia Pacific countries. The council undertakes tasks that can be best done together by the Sections. It enables mechanisms to supplement initiatives and programs of these Sections. Membership development, involving students in IEEE activities, encouraging young professionals to innovate, organization of flagship conferences, etc., are some of the important activities of the Sections. IEEE IC honours achievements of IEEE Members through Lifetime Achievement Awards, Volunteer Awards, Student Branch Awards, Technology (Industry) Awards, and Leadership Awards. The following specific awards are constituted to recognize the individual or collective efforts of the membership in promoting the Mission and Vision of IEEE as reflected in the operation of the India Council and its entities.

Volunteer Awards:

The primary criterion for selection for the following four volunteer awards is enthusiastic support of the volunteer to the IEEE activities. Volunteering at the section/chapter/IC/Region level can be at various forums like conferences, seminars, symposiums, technical talks etc. organised by the branch, subsection, section, and region. The first award is for volunteers greater than 35 years of age, while the other three are for volunteers less than 35 years of age.

  1. IEEE IC – Outstanding Volunteer (>35 years) Awards
  2. IEEE IC – Outstanding Student Volunteer Awards
  3. IEEE IC – Outstanding WiE Volunteer Awards
  4. IEEE IC – Outstanding YP Volunteer Awards

Outstanding Branch Awards: The following two awards are for recognizing contributions made by the IEEE student branches in increasing the awareness about IEEE and the value addition the branch has brought in to the campus. The award will be decided based on various factors like the current membership count, growth of members, number of seminars, symposiums, colloquiums conducted, papers published/ presented in various forum by members, awards won by members, and significant value addition to the campus.

  1. IEEE IC – Outstanding Student Branch Award
  2. IEEE IC – Outstanding Emerging Student Branch Award

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Starting from 2021, the following two awards have been institutionalized by IEEE IC jointly with PGCIL ( ) to recognize outstanding contributions made by individuals to Power Sector in India:

  • Category-1: For engineers (Indian citizens only) who are professionally active (with no age limit)
  • Category-2: For engineers (Young Engineer Category, Indian citizens only) up to 35 years age

Each award carries a prize of Rupees 75,000.00 plus a plaque / citation.


IEEE IC Awards 2023 – Call for Applications

Dr. Dr. Sudip Misra, Vice-Chair Awards, IEEE India Council 2023 (Email:[email protected])

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