What is IEEE?

The IEEE, a non-profit organization, is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology. The full name of the IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., although the organization is referred to by the letters I-E-E-E and pronounced Eye-triple-E. Through its global membership, the IEEE is a leading authority on areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics among others. Members rely on the IEEE as a source of technical and professional information, resources and services.

To foster an interest in the engineering profession, the IEEE also serves student members in colleges and universities around the world. Other important constituencies include prospective members and organizations that purchase IEEE products and participate in conferences or other IEEE programs.

Tell me about the IEEE organizations in India.

The IEEE is geographically made up of 10 Regions and 330 Sections worldwide. India belongs to Region 10 (Asia-Pacific area) and holds IEEE India Council, which coordinates the inter-Sectional activities of the ten Sections and also to provide effective representation and support for the Sections in India. IEEE India Council holds eleven sections, namely, Bangalore, Bombay, Calcutta, Delhi, Gujarat, Hyderabad, Kerala, Kharagpur, Madras, Pune and Uttar Pradesh Section.

Why join IEEE?

The IEEE is connecting more than 400,000 members to the latest information and the best technical resources available. IEEE Student Membership is a unique way to gauge the benefits of IEEE membership but at reduced membership rates. As student members you get almost all the resources you require to develop your future career. From continuing education courses and certifications, to conferences and competitions, you can learn more, create more , and achieve more of what matters in your life and career through IEEE membership. IEEE membership helps support the IEEE mission of promoting the engineering profession for the benefits of humanity and the profession.

What are the benefits of IEEE?

1. Keep Technically Current
Discover career opportunities and gain a better understanding of your field. IEEE Spectrum and IEEE Potentials magazines. IEEE e-books classics (http://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/products/ebookclassics.html) IEEE Xplore Abstracts of Research Papers IEEE TV

2. Career Recognition and Resources
Awards, Scholarship IEEE Job Site Continuing Education Provider Program. IEEE Mentoring Organization.

3. Professional Networking
Membership Networking Online Communities Networking with different IEEE Members of college student branch and state section Volunteering : Improve your organization skills, team work and leadership skills.

4. Discounts
Dell Laptop (from 3 to 8%)
IEEE Conferences
Free Microsoft Softwares
More about IEEE Membership
The following information is for Asia-Pacific Region.

What are the IEEE Membership fees?

Full-Year Membership: $27

Half yearly rates applied to new members only. IEEE membership runs from 1 January through 31 December. The recruitment drive will ensure membership stays valid till December 2017.

More About Fee Payment: http://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/join/join_dues.html

How to submit IEEE membership fees?

Student can submit the membership fee to any committee member of IEEE, Student Branch. IEEE Student Branch would fill and submit the fee to IEEE India on behalf of student.
IEEE Student Branch starts membership drive half-yearly. Students of DAIICT would be informed about membership drive through a mail.

What is IEEE Student Branch DA-IICT?

When students join IEEE, they automatically become members of the IEEE Student Branch at their university or college. Students, like professional members, automatically become members of their local IEEE Section and Region, allowing them to share technical, professional and personal interests with others in IEEE's worldwide member community. IEEE Student Branch, DA-IICT aims to provide an interactive platform for students to develop professional and technical abilities. Since the inception, it is successful in organizing various national and state events with well defined objectives.

What are the Benefits of joining IEEE Student Branch EXECOMM at DA-IICT?

You will gain exposure by organizing events and interacting with other members. Earn certificates, awards and accolades which gives you an edge over others in placement. All EXECOM members of IEEE Student Branch are volunteers. But on the basis of experience and responsibility, there are certain positions in the committee.

So a fresher in the committee is given volunteer position. After 1 year, new committee is formed through interviews. Up gradation of the position of previous year's members take place on the basis of his/her involvement and his/her devotion towards IEEE Student Branch DA-IICT.

What is WIE?

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists. The mission of IEEE WIE is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally. IEEE WIE envisions a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity.

What is SIG?

SIG's are Special Interest Groups which were initiated by the student branch two years ago. These were introduced as a platform where students of all years could share interesting ideas and articles in the fields of Embedded Systems and Computer Science with their peers.

Presently IEEE Student Branch conducts SIG Embedded and SIG Programming Sessions fortnightly.

What is IAS?

Industry Applications Society is a global society of IEEE, which provides an exposure to the industries and applications of learned technology in real life.
With 10,000 members across the globe, it is a very important society with renowned people from academia and industry being a part of it.
Student members of the same, get the opportunity to reach out to these people and explore the various possibilities for our self. Also it helps them to interact with other IAS branches around the 6 continents.

More Details about IAS: ias.ieee.org

How to contact IEEE Student Branch EXECOM Members?

Mail your query at ieee@daiict.ac.in

**Some points are taken from ieee.org