Institutional Membership

The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), the only Engineering Academy in the country and a premier body of the top engineering professionals drawn from industry, academia, and R&D organizations is inviting the following categories of Academic Institutions and Research Organizations engaged in the area of Engineering and Technology (E&T) to enroll and associate with INAE as Institutional Members as per applicability:

  • Government-funded engineering institutions, colleges, universities, and deemed universities
  • Self-financed (private) engineering institutions, colleges, universities, and deemed universities
  • R&D laboratories and organizations in government or private sectors engaged in E&T areas

Please Note: In order to have a wider reach and participation of engineering community, new streams of membership of INAE have been incorporated recently. The fellowship continues to be there as a flagship recognition to the Notable Engineers who are nominated and elected by a three-tier process.



  • Comprises of India’s most distinguished engineering professionals from academia, industry, R&D organizations, and strategic sectors covering the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines.
  • Founded with an objective to provide leadership in creating appropriate policy for the national benefit & professional interest, launching new initiatives, forecasting futuristic technologies, realizing advanced engineering practices, guiding engineering education and training, and mentoring engineering institutions and industry.
  • INAE also has the mandate to identify and pursue the engineering challenges of national importance and try to find engineering solutions; to provide vital engineering and technological inputs to the planning for the country’s development; to function as a forum for futuristic planning for the country’s development and to promote engineering and technology in the country.

For more details on INAE, please refer to theINAE Brochure


INSTITUTIONAL MEMBER (Diamond/Emerald/Ruby/Sapphire):**

  • Government-funded/ Self-Financed (Private) engineering/ management institutions, colleges, universities, deemed universities and organizations must be AICTE recognized/ UGC approved.
  • Age of Institution- Minimum 5 years 

          (Institutes fulfilling 1 or more eligibility conditions)

  • Higher Education Institution (HEI) / established under Act of Parliament / NAAC accreditation/ NBA Accreditation of 50% or more programs; and/or
  • NIRF ranking 1-200 (Engineering/ Management/ Overall)


  • R&D units or laboratories (at the discretion of INAE Governing Council)

  **Final decision of INAE Governing Council shall be binding

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  • Institution must be AICTE recognized/ UGC approved

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For more details on Institutional Membership, please refer to theBrochure

Process for Enrolling as an Institutional Member of INAE

Our Diamond Institutional Members: