DIPM Council of India has opening up Student Chapters and Innovation Cell in several IITS , NITs and prestigious engineering colleges. Any college interested in opening up student chapter is encouraged to enter into a MoU with the DIPM Council of India and then college can avail the financial, technical assistance from DIPM Council of India including organizing seminars, conferences and short certificate courses . Students and faculty can opt of DIPM Council membership on a nominal payment and membership can be applied online on this website.
The draft MoU is given below, it is for guidance only which can be modified as per requirement and mutual understanding.
The draft MoU for opening up of student chapters and its objectives are as follows.
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of Student Chapter for Interested Institutions
This is the MOU between DIPM Society and the Institute of establishing Student Chapter at the institute. The terms and conditions are as follows.
To initiate and imbibe the feeling of belongingness into fraternity of engineering
to which the students of engineering are destined. The Students Chapters may provide a learned environment
through workshop/clinic for the development of socio-techno intellectual qualities of the members as well as
for encouraging and channelizing their urge and surge for knowledge in a disciplined and guided system.
1.The DIPM Society, hereinafter referred to as Council, may establish Students’ Chapters in Engineering
Colleges conducting courses recognized by the Centre/State Government with the concurrence of the managing
authorities/Directors of the respective engineering colleges and notify the establishment to the Regional Chapter of
the Council within the geographical boundaries of which such Chapter will be located. 2.All Students who are students of such an engineering college shall be eligible for attachment to such Chapter
and the affairs of such Chapter shall be managed in accordance with the rules framed and approved by the Council
from time to time under the guidance of the Advisor who shall be a member of the faculty nominated by the managing
authorities/Director of the respective engineering colleges.
Students Chapter may be established at an engineering college for all the branches of engineering, Inter- disciplinary, Science and Humanities which are recognised by the Council.
The minimum number of members in each of the Chapter shall be twenty. This strength of membership shall be obligatory for opening as also for continuing a Students Chapter.
The Chapter shall be designated as follows:
In case of Chapters established at engineering colleges, the name of the city/town where the college is located and the name of the college shall precede the words ‘Students Chapter’ and the name of the branch of engineering shall follow the same words in parenthesis, e.g, Howrah Bengal Engineering College Students’
DIPM(I) Chapter (Civil) Kanpur IIT Students DIPM(I) Chapter (Mechanical) etc.
The students undergoing regular courses at the engineering colleges in a discipline recognised by the Council shall be attached to the respective Chapter established at the engineering colleges as per above Rule upon payment of requisite subscription.
Student Member of the Student Chapter shall pay a onetime membership fee ranging
between Rs 500-1000/- as decided by the respective college. The part of the funds i.e. 20% so collected
will be sent to DIPM Society as part of contribution. The funds so collected will be managed by a Committee
constituted as under, the student members after graduation can opt to become life member of the DIPM Society
on payment of prescribed fee as decided from time to time by the DIPM Council. However the student members
will be given preference , discounts as well as enhanced level of membership depending
upon their activities as student members of the DIPM Council.
Mentor – A DIPM member preferably an alumni of the Institute
Convener- Faculty Advisor (Branchwise)/ Director/Head of Deptt/Faculty
General Secretary -Students Member (Convener)
Treasurer – Student Member
Executive members – 2 Faculty members and 2 Student members
The Funds of Student Chapter shall be maintained in a separate account by the DIPM Society in the name of Students chapter of the Institute at the nearest bank of the Institute and shall be operated by the Mentor and the Convener.
The management of the affairs of the Student Chapter shall vest with the Committee of the
Chapter which shall function under the general guidance and control of the respective Regional Chapter of the and
shall at all times be subject to the control, supervision and
No Students Chapter shall extend its activities beyond the geographical boundaries of the
State/Local Centres to which it is attached except in case of activities jointly organised by two or more
Students Chapters with prior approval of the Council.
The activities of the Students Chapter shall be primarily technical and shall include but not limited
to supported by DIPM Society :
Organising lectures by corporate members and others on the subject of engineering interest;
Organising paper presentations, meetings, discussions, seminars and technical film shows on selected subjects;
Organising visits to engineering projects, construction sites, factories, workshops, laboratories etc;
Organising competitions on technical subjects including annual paper writing, model building and quiz competitions;
Promotion of social contacts among the students;
wards to the student members of Students Chapter of the Institute for distinguished achievement/contribution in the field of innovation/technology.
Any other activity conducive to the technical and intellectual advancement of the students.