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
    21 January 2019 09:00 to 17:00
    DHA Suffa University, Pakistan - Karachi
    The event will comprise of the regional level heats of SOfE.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    10 February 2019 09:00 to 14:00
    SMME, NUST, Pakistan - Islamabad
    IMechE Pakistan's 16th Executive Committee meeting will be held in SMME, NUST, Pakistan. The members plan to discuss the progress of ongoing projects and the group's strategy.
    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
  • Event Type: Competition event
    01 March 2019 09:00 to 17:00
    UET Taxila, Pakistan - Taxila
    The famous design challenge held under IMechE's banner is back with a new dare for you.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    15 March 2019 09:00 to 17:00
    DHA Suffa University, Pakistan - Karachi
    The event is a competition of photography skills.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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