What is ID Card

All registered members are eligible to get laminated photo ID card. The ID card is to be produced at the time of appearing for examination.

The membership number printed on the ID card is to be quoted in all communication with The Institution of Engineers (India).

ID Card not received ?

A member will get ID card normally after one month of registration. However, due to several reasons (postal or other) a candidate may be unable to collect ID card. A number of Identity Cards and the Letters of Election sent to 'ST' and 'T' candidates have been returned to IEI Kolkata, undelivered. Click on the link given below to see the list of such candidates.

List of Students whose ID Card Returned

The candidates may opt for re-despatch of the same by sending a self-addressed, stamped (Rs. 30 only) envelope to 'The Institution of Engineers (India)' at Kolkata. The Size of the envelop should be 24 x 14 cm.

ID Card Lost ?

If you lost your ID card, you may apply for a new ID card.

Error / Defects in ID Card

ST/T members who possess a card with any defects (misprints, wrong address, address recently changed) may apply for a new identity Card. Here's the application. The application must be sent to the IEI Headquarters along with a demand draft of Rs 150/- and documents as stated in the format. The draft must be in favour of ‘The Institution of Engineers (India)’, payable at Kolkata


The validity of registration is for 6 years. Those whose membership validity is expired can apply for re-registration. Application form for re-registration can be downloaded from Re-registration form.