About The Institution of Engineering and Technology(IET)

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) - UK, world’s one of the oldest and largest Technical Society, is a non-profit making professional body. The IET was formed in 1871 by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers (IIE) and now has more than 2,50,000 members worldwide. It is the largest professional engineering society in Europe and the second largest of its type in the world. The IET is a leading authority, through its members, in the area of Electrical, Electronics, Computer Science, Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering. The IET-UK Chennai Network was formed in early 1940’s from the Indian Branch of the IET.


  • Working to engineer a better world.


  • To inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community, supporting technology innovation to meet the needs of society.


  • We treat everyone with integrity and respect, continually striving for excellence in all our activities and use the power of teamwork to deliver value.


IET Values Supporting Behaviours
Integrity Operate professionally and ethically to gain trust.
Be open and honest with each other.
Respect everyone and value each other's contribution
Excellence Work towards the highest level of service and satisfaction.
Use agile methods and seek innovative solutions to add value.
Continually improve and adopt best practices.
Teamwork Encourage staff and volunteers to work together.
Recognise the value of talented individuals working in teams.
Be collaborative and partner with other organisations.