Criteria for Election to the Fellowship
Every person for election as a Fellow shall satisfy the Council that he/she fulfills the following criteria.
Persons for election as a Fellow (FNAE) shall be Indian nationals who have worked and/or maintained a regular position in India for the last five or more years and have significantly contributed to the engineering and technological field in India. The criterion for election to the Fellowship may be one or more of the following:
Benefactions To The Academy
Donations to the Indian National Academy of Engineering are tax deductible under Section 80-G of the Income Tax Act 1961 and the Academy is exempted from paying income-tax under Section 12A(a) of the Income Tax Act 1961.