Dr. Pratapsinh Kakaso Desai

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About Us

Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) is the leading National Professional non-profit making Society for the Technical Education in the field of engineering and technology registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860.  The organization established in the year 1941 with the motto of Career Development of Engineering 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 1,35,525 technical teachers as Life Members, 5 lakh Student members, 3052 Institutional Members (including IITs, IISc., NITs and other leading technical institutions), 1453 faculty chapters and 1649 students’ chapters and 19 Sections at State level throughout the country.   

The major objective of the ISTE is to provide quality training programmes to the teachers and the administrators of technical institutions. This is enabling to update their knowledge and skills in their fields and lead to the production and development of top-quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industry and other organisations.