Student Activities - ISTE

ISTE INDIAN SOCIETY FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION (ISTE)

  • Membership Type : Institutional
  • Year of Starting : 2004
  • Level : National
  • Current Strength :1500
About the Society :

The Indian Society for Technical Education is a national, professional, non-profit making Society registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. First started in 1941 as the Association of Principals of Technical Institutions (APTI), it was converted into "Indian Society for Technical Education" in 1968 with a view to enlarge its activities to advance the cause of technological education .The major objective of the ISTE is to assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industries and otherorganisations.Being the only national organisation ofeducators in the field of Engineering and Technology, ISTE effectively contributes in various missions of the Union Government. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, CTE/DST/MIT/State Govts. are well associated with the ISTE for programs relating to technical education.

The website of the Society is http://www.isteonline.in

ISTE at GITAM is one such student chapter, started in 2004. Among the gamut of student organizations at our University, ISTE has been very active in promoting the ideals for which it was embarked. ISTE conducts various co-curricular activities which are in tunewith the changing curriculum and educational processes. It has always tried to improve students' technical prowess, and bolster them to put their learning into practice. Every event organized brings opportunities for students to compete with their coevals in healthy spirit and become adept in what they are learning, helping them in accomplishing the ultimate goals of their lives. ISTE also organized the GITAM Model United Nations 2013 at the National Level in collaboration with UNIC India and Bhutan.

Under the technical section, ISTE has organized Technical paper presentations to give students a taste of research in their respective fields of study. Tech Expo is organized to present models which could be viable solutions to some technical problems. Tech Hunt, B-Plan, are introduced to promote the concept of business development and entrepreneurship. World in Frames, which perfectly satisfied the growing affinity for photography and film making and many more .

Aims and Objectives of the Society:
The major objective of the ISTE are:
  1. To formulate the general goals & responsibilities of technical education.
  2. To adjust curriculum & educational processes to changing conditions.
  3. To develop effective teachers & educational administrators.
  4. To improve instructional methods & practices & administrative usages.
  5. To enhance professional ideals & standards.
  6. To foster research as a function complementary to teaching.
  7. To cultivate fraternal spirit amongst the teachers, administrators, industrialists & professionals.
  8. To bring about effective linkage between technical institutions, industry & society.
  9. To award Honorary fellowships, Awards and Prizes, for furthering the objectives of Technical Education.

List of Resource Persons :

NameDesignationOrganizationDate of the Visit
Mr.M.Ravi Kumar H.R Manager L & T 16th DEC 2011, 23rd JAN 2012
Mr.V.Nagesh Joint GM & Segment Head L & T 23rd JAN 2012 Cements and Plant const
Mr.V.R.V.R.Naik General Manager DIC 10th MARCH 2012
Dr.A Prasanna Kumar Director Centre of policy studies 27th JULY 2013
Mr.D.V.Subbarao Central banker & civil servant Private sector 27th FEBRUARY 2012
Mr.Purnachandra rao Assistant General Manager APSFC 8th MARCH 2012
Mr.T.Kameswara rao Assistant General Manager SIDBI 9th MARCH 2012
Mr.Murali Padmanabhan Senior Director L&D, VIRTUSA 23rd DECEMBER 2013