Welcome to the Southern Asia Region

The Southern Asia Region (SAR) provides support to around 7100 members residing in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives. Over the last six years, SAR has become one of the largest regions internationally. Region is supported by one branch, two groups and country representatives. Student Chapters are functioning in India, Sri Lanka,  Pakistan and Bangladesh. More information will be found in the respective web pages.

Members and prospective members are assisted with their needs and interaction among members is at a high level through AGMs, ordinary meeting, seminars, lectures, industry visits, annual dinners and newsletters.

We work with local branches of UK based engineering institutions and the local institutions. This has raised awareness and the profile of the IMechE. Various events are organized by the Branches and the Groups with details mentioned on their respective pages.

Sri Lanka has its degrees accredited according to Washington Accord. India is in the process of accrediting the degrees at many universities. Pakistan has become an Associate member of the Washington Accord.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Competition event
    04 August 2017 09:00 to 05 August 2017 17:00
    NED University of Engineering and Technology - Karachi
    PROPELLAIR is a platform that gives the future engineers, the opportunity to come together and participate in the voluminous activities that engineering has to offer.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    05 August 2017 11:30 to 14:00
    Civil Services Officers' Institute (CSOI)
    Second Memorial Lecture for Colonel BT Nagrani by Lt Gen (Retd) Ashok Agarwal, PVSM on "Digital India: A New ‚ÄčEconomic World Order". The talk is basically focused on how the Digital India program can play a key role in macro-economic factors such as GDP growth, employment generation, labor productivity, growth in number of businesses and revenue leakages for the Government.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Conference
    14 September 2017 09:00 to 15 September 2017 18:00
    Park Plaza, Bengaluru - Bengaluru, Karnataka
    IoT India Congress 2017 is the Platform of Platforms for empowering business outcomes using the Internet of Things. The Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) partners with The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) for organizing IoT India Congress 2017, Bengaluru, India on 14-15 September, 2017.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Conference
    08 January 2018 09:00 to 12 January 2018 18:00
    Delhi Technological University - New Delhi
    Society for Fusion of Science & Technology in association with Delhi Technological University, NIT Kurukshetra, YMCA University of Science & Technology and other premier institutions is organizing 1st International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science, and Technology and , January 2018, New Delhi, India.
    Industry: Research & development
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