The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) is the leading National Professional non-profit making Society for the Technical Education System in our country with the motto of Career Development of Teachers and Personality Development of Students and overall development of our Technical Education System. At present, ISTE has a very large and an effective membership base consisting of more than 1,02,985 Life Members, 5,54,094 Student Members, 2410 Institutional Members (including IITs, IISc.., NITs and other leading technical institutions), 1214 Faculty Chapters and 1322 Students’ Chapters and 17 Sections throughout the country. The major objective of the ISTE is to provide quality training programs to teachers and administrators of technical institutions to update their knowledge and skills in their fields of activity and to assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industry and other organizations.
The major objective of the ISTE are:
- providing quality training programmes to teachers and administrators of technical institutions to update their knowledge and skills in their fields of activity.
- to assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industry and other organisations.
- providing guidance and training to students to develop better learning skills and personality.
- Premier National Society for Teachers and Students of the Technical Education System with more than 102985 teacher and 5.5 lakh student members, 2410 Institutional Members, 1214 Faculty Chapters and 1322 Student Chapters
- Strategic partner of AICTE.
- Professional Refinement Programmes for faculty members of AICTE approved Technical Institutions sponsored by AICTE.
- Premier Agency operating MHRD, AICTE, MIT and International Projects.
- Reputed source for Information Dissemination through publications, seminars, workshops in Technical Education.
- Major Consultant for Educational Management, Institution Building, Career and Personality development of teachers and students respectively.
- Professional Society giving over more than 70 National and Regional Awards to Institutions, Teachers and Students for innovation and excellence in various areas of Engineering and Technology.
- Organisation having meaningful interaction among technical institutions of Degree/Diploma levels all over the Country.
- Preparation and Publication of Learning Materials and CDs in Electronics and Computers for Degree/Diploma Level Students.
- Learning Project for Working Professionals.
- ISTE-Srinivasa Ramanujan Mathematical Competitions
- ISTE-SRM Short-Term Training Programmes
- ISTE-PTU Faculty Development Program`
Code of Conduct
FOR ISTE MEMBERS
The following Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics shall be applicable to office bearers and members of all categories of the Society:
- Members should at all times preserve the dignity and interest of the profession and of the Society by maintaining a high standard of professional and personal conduct.
- They should work in the best interest of the Society.
- They should neither engage in personal advertisement, nor canvas for an appointment, nor take any action which is detrimental to sister Institutions.
- They should at all times endeavour to establish and maintain the best possible conditions of service for their colleagues and other staff.
- When a Member represents the Society, he should as far as possible state the policy of the Society. If he has any disagreement with a policy of the Society, he may so inform the Society. The Executive Council will then decide the further course of action (including the question of the Society’s representation) that is to be taken.
- Where, having regard to this Code of Conduct a Member wishes to make a complaint against another Member of the Society, he should do so in writing to the Executive Council. If the Executive Council is of the opinion that prima-facie case of infringement of the Code of Conduct has been established it will appoint a Committee for investigation. On the basis of the report of the Committee, the Executive Council will take a final decision on the matter.
FOR ENGINEERING TEACHERS DEALING WITH STUDENTS
- Deal justly and impartially with students regardless of their social, economic, regional and religious background.
- Recognise the differences among students and seek to meet their individual needs.
- Encourage students to work for higher individual goals. Aid students to develop an understanding and appreciation not only of opportunities and benefits but also responsibilities.
- Inculcate in students respect for teachers, love towards fellow students and loyalty to institution and the country.
- Acquaint students with civic responsibilities and environmental protection.
- Never use students to solve his/her personal problems.
- Accept no remuneration for tutoring except in accordance with approved policies of Government / Institutions
DEALING WITH SOCIETY
- Adhere to any reasonable pattern of behavior accepted by the Society for professional persons.
- Respect the community in which employed and be loyal to the institute system and the country.
- Render possible assistance to the development of the Society and use your knowledge and skill for enhancement of human welfare.
- Seek to make professional growth continuous by such procedures as study, research, and attending conferences, professional meetings and continuing education programmes.
- Make the teaching profession so attractive in ideals and practices that sincere and able young men / women want to enter it.
- Be punctual and regular in teaching work, correspondence with others and keeping appointments with other persons.
- Encourage one's fellow teachers to adhere to proper ethical behaviour.
- Speak constructively of other teachers but report honestly to responsible persons in matters involving the welfare of students, institution system and the profession.
- Maintain active membership in professional organisation and through participation, strive to attain the objectives that justify such organisations.
- Never engage in personal advertisement of canvass for an appointment.
- Never seek self-enhancement through expressing evaluations or comparisons damaging to other professional workers.