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
    30 April 2018 00:00 to 31 July 2018 23:59
    *Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - London
    The Institution's first ever video competition for Young Members launches this month. The competition is open to all Young Members - affiliates, associates or any member who has been professionally registered for less than 10 years.
    Industry: Research & development
  • Event Type: Competition event
    30 June 2018 08:00 to 14:00
    FLUOR Daniel India Pvt Ltd - Haryana
    Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your presentation skills? Are you a talented public speaker looking for a new challenge?
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Workshop
    30 June 2018 08:00 to 16:00
    Ashraya Hotel - Bengaluru
    workshop on “Improving the Value of a Product”
    Industry: Process Industries
  • Event Type: Workshop
    03 November 2018 09:00 to 04 November 2018 17:00
    GIKI - 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
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