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
    20 December 2018 09:00 to 17:00
    UET Taxila, Pakistan - Taxila
    The event will comprise of the regional level heats of SOfE.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    26 December 2018 09:00 to 17:00
    NED University of Engineering and Technology - Karachi
    The event comprises of local heats of SOfE held at NED University in Karachi, Pakistan.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Workshop
    12 January 2019 09:00 to 13 January 2019 17:00
    GIKI, Pakistan - Swabi
    GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology in collaboration with Department of Science and Technology and IT, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan is organizing the 1st International Workshop on Reverse Engineering (WRE 2018) on 3rd-4th Nov, 2018.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    15 January 2019 09:00 to 17:00
    NED University of Engineering and Technology - Karachi
    A competition consisting of two modules: Bottle Rocket and Bridge Building Competition!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    01 March 2019 09:00 to 17:00
    SMME, NUST, Pakistan - Islamabad
    The event is the third edition of the famous design challenge.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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