a)Membership of The Institution shall consist of two classes:
i) Corporate and
(b) Only Corporate members shall have the right to vote, to requisition meetings and to be elected to the Council.
Corporate members shall be divided into
i) Fellows and
c) Non-Corporate members shall be divided into five categories,viz.
i) Honorary Member
ii) Associate Members
iv) Affiliates and
11.Abbreviated Titles :
Fellows,. Members & Associate members shall be entitled to use the title "Engr." before their names
Members shall be entitled to the exclusive use after their names the following abbreviated designation to indicate the class of Membership :
Honorary Members Hon. MIEB
Associate Members AMIEB
No person who has ceased to be a member of The Institution is entitled to make use of the title or any designation.
Any person, who is not a Member or ceases to be a Member of The Institution, using any of the above designation may be liable to legal
12. Honorary Members :
(a) Persons of acknowledgement eminence in engineering or science related thereto, but who are not engaged in the practice of that profession, the conferment of this distinction may, in exceptional cases, be for life time.
(b) Persons of distinction whom The Institution desires to honour for services rendered thereto, or whose association herewith is deemed to be of benefit to The Institution. Head of the State or Government of Bangladesh or any other country may be elected in the Annual General Meeting on the recommendation of the Council as Honorary Members during the tenure of their respective offices.
(c) Persons with high educational qualification and occupying a prominent position in any profession or society who shall either have made some noteworthy contribution to the science, engineering, art, literature, social sciences, environment etc. or shall have materially advanced the practice of engineering, science and/or socio-economic & cultural advancement of the society may be elected in the Annual General Meeting on the recommendation of the Council as Honorary Members.
13. Fellows :
Every candidate for admission into The Institution as a Fellow or transfer from a Member to a Fellow shall produce evidence satisfactory to the Council that he fulfils the following conditions :
Age : He shall not be less than 35 (thirty five) years of age.
Occupation : He shall be engaged in the profession if engineering after having held before his application for election or transfer, a position of high responsibility.
Qualification : He shall have one of the following qualifications
A. (i) He shall be a Member of The Institution for at least 2 years
He shall have at least ten years experience in a position if responsibility in teaching, research & development, design, planning, engineering management and/or the execution if important engineering works substantiated through a detailed report.
B. (i) Or He shall have fulfilled conditions necessary fir Membership.
He shall have had suitable education and training in engineering and shall have at least fifteen years experience in a position if responsibility in teaching, research & development, design, planning, engineering management and/or execution of important engineering works and substantiated through a detailed report.
14. Members :
Every candidate for election to the class if member or transfer from an Associate member into this class shall produce evidence satisfactory to the Council that he fulfils the following conditions :
Age : He shall not be less than 25 (twenty five) years of age. In case of Associate Member if 2 (two) years standing, the age limit may be relaxed to 24 (twenty four) years.
Occupation : At the time if his application for election he shall be actually engaged in teaching, research & development, design, planning, engineering management and/or the execution of engineering works.
Qualification : He shall have one of the following qualifications :
He shall be an Associate Member or have passed Section 'B' Examination of The Institution, followed by at least two years experience under a Corporate member if which he shall have at least one year's experience in engineering activities.
He shall have completed a course if studies in engineering leading to a degree recognized by the Council or as exempting him from Section "A" & "B" Examination if the Institution and shall have at least 3 (three) years practical experience after graduation under the guidance of a Corporate Member or a teaching experience if 3 (three years. Post Graduate Studies leading to a Master/ and Doctor if Engineering degrees from a recognized educational institution shall be counted as one and three years practical experience respectively.
He shall have a Master/ or Doctor if Engineering Degree from a recognized educational institution after having his Bachelor Degree in any allied subject and shall have four and two years if practical experience respectively in the field if engineering activities.
15. Associate Members :
Every candidate fir attachment to The Institution as an Associate member or for transfer from Student to this class shall satisfy the following conditions :
Qualification: He shall have completed a course if studies in engineering leading to a degree and shall have received such degree recognized by the Council.
Or He shall have passed the Section "B" Examination of The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh or of any other Institution or Society, the Examinations of which are recognized by the Council
16. Students :
Every candidate for attachment to The Institution as a Student with the object of becoming engaged in the design, construction and other works as an engineer shall not be less than 17 (seventeen) years of age and shall have one following qualifications at the time of application.
He shall be attending a regular course of studies leading to a degree in engineering.
He shall have passed Higher Secondary Certificate Examination in at least 2nd Division having secured a minimum of 45% marks in each of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or shall have passed an equivalent examination with equivalent grades.
A student admitted under this clause will be recognized
as an approved candidate for the purpose of article 60
(Examination) of the Constitution, if he has completed
satisfactorily an article of apprenticeship of two years in
an engineering organization/firm recognized by The
He is a student in a technical institution recognized by
The Institution and must be in his final year.
17. Affiliates :
Persons who are not engineers by education and profession and do not come under any class of membership rules specified above, but through their connection with engineering are qualified to work with engineers in the advancement of engineering science, knowledge or practice may be permitted to be attached with The Institution as Affiliates. No person who in the opinion of the council is eligible to be a Fellow, Member, Associate Member, or a Student shall be admitted as an Affiliate.
18. Subscribers :
The Council may at its discretion attach to The Institution as a Subscriber any State, Department of Government, Public Body, Registered Company, Firm or individual, not eligible to be a Fellow, Member, Associate Member, Affiliate or a Student who may desire to be so attached. Each Subscriber shall be entitled to attend or (if the Subscriber be other than an individual) to depute representatives to attend the Convention.
19. Admission of Member :
Every candidate enrollment or for transfer from one class to another including a candidate who is already a member of another class shall apply in the prescribed application from to The Institution. Candidates fulfilling the requirements as prescribed above shall be admitted to The Institution as per Bye-Laws and on payment of the prescribed fees.
20. Cessation of Membership :
Any member who has not paid his subscription for consecutive two years shall seize to be member of The Institution. He shall have to pay full entrance fee for re-enrollment including all arrear subscription, provided that he may be exempted from payment of the arrears by the Council.
Any member may resign his membership by written
communication to the Honorary General Secretary who shall put up the same to the authority which has the power to sanction the admission or enrollment for consideration. The resignation shall take effect from the date of receiving the application or such other date at the discretion of the authority concerned.
22. Professional Conduct and Code of Ethics :
Fellows, Members, Associate Members, Students and Affiliates are required to order their conduct so as to uphold the reputation of The Institution and the dignity of the profession of Engineers and shall observe and be bound by the Code of Ethics as laid down in the Bye-Laws from time to time. The Professional Conduct and Code of Ethics shall be supervised by the Ethics Committee formed by the Council.
23. Disciplinary Action and Appeal:
a) Any alleged breach of the Code of Ethics by any Member will be brought before the Ethics Committee of The Institution/. Ethics Committee will inquire into the allegations as per provisions of the Bye-Laws allowing the concerned Member to defend and will submit his findings and recommendations to the/ Council. The Honorary General Secretary will then place the same in the next meeting of the Council.
The Council after due consideration of the findings of the Ethics Committee shall decide to take appropriate action as per Bye-Laws. In case of suspension, at least 2/3'd of the members present in the Council Meeting shall vote in favor of such an action. Other penal action may be taken by majority votes. However, in case of permanent suspension of membership, Council's recommendation shall have to be confirmed in the Next Annual General Meeting pending which the suspension will be Temporary.
Council decision shall be communicated to the concerned Member, under certificate of posting, within 10 days by the Honorary General Secretary.
Any Member penalized as above shall have the right to appeal the Council within 90 days from the dated of communication, for review.
b) Any Fellow, Member, Associate Member, Student or Affiliate convicted by a competent tribunal or authority of felony, embezzlement, larceny, misdemeanor or other offence will stand expelled from The Institution, with the concurrence of the Ethics Committee, from the date of judgment by the competent Tribunal/authority.
24. Rights and Privilege :
Members of/ The Institution shall, subject to this Constitution and the Bye-Laws made there under, enjoy all the rights and privileges as may be conferred by The Institution from time to time.
The rights and privileges of every member/ shall be personal to himself and shall not be transferable by his own act or operation of law.