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ISTE Student Chapter, RIT

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Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)


The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) is the leading National Professional non-profit making Society for the Technical Education System in our country with the motto of Career Development of Teachers and Personality Development of Students and overall development of our Technical Education System.   At present, ISTE has a very large and an effective membership base consisting of more than 1,02,985 Life Members, 5,54,094 Student Members, 2410 Institutional Members (including IITs, NITs and other leading technical institutions), 1214 Faculty Chapters and 1322 Students’ Chapters and 17 Sections throughout the country.  

            It is a Professional Society giving over more than 70 National and Regional Awards to Institutions, Teachers and Students for innovation and excellence in various areas of Engineering and Technology. It runs ISTE-Srinivasa Ramanujan Mathematical Competitions, ISTE-SRM Short-Term Training Programmes and ISTE-PTU Faculty Development Programmes.

Major Objectives

  • Provide quality training programmes to teachers and administrators of technical institutions to update their knowledge and skills in their fields of activity.
  • Assist and contribute in the production and development of top-quality professional engineers and technicians needed by the industry and other organizations.
  • Provide guidance and training to students to develop better learning skills and personality.


  • The RIT owes an Educational Institution Membership of ISTE for both faculty and students.
  • The membership validity is life time for faculty and 4 years / 3 years as per duration of the course for the students.
  • At present the chapter has around 1485 student members and 184 faculty members from the various departments.
  • ISTE Student Chapter organizes various events like Inter departmental competitions, Quiz competitions, etc.
  • ISTE even organizes Value added courses, Guest Lectures, Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Faculty Development Programmes.

Office Bearers of ISTE RIT Chapter

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Prof Mrs. Ashwini B. Patil



Prof Prashant S. Jadhav



Prof Mrs. Yogini N. Bhosale

Faculty Coordinator


Prof. A. T. Suryawanshi (Automobile Engineering)

Prof. M. M. Maske (Civil Engineering)

Prof. Mrs. S. S. Patil (Computer Science & Engineering)

Prof. R. T. Patil (Electronics & Tele communication )

Department Coordinators

Faculty Membership details (Life Membership): 134

Student Membership details:

Academic Year No. of ISTE Student membership taken
2020-21 582
2019-20 554
2018-19 254
2017-18 216
2016-17 461
Total 2,067

Number of Activity Conducted under ISTE, RIT Student Chapter:

Academic Year No. of Programs Conducted under ISTE Student Chapter.
20-21 to till date 08
2019-20 12
2018-19 15
2017-18 15
2016-17 14
Total 64

Summary of Activities

Academic Year: 2020-21

  • Department of Computer Science and Information Technology conducted 5-days online training on “Programming in Python” under RIT- Center for Teaching & Learning (RIT-CTL) in association with Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE ) & Computer Society of India, Student Chapters, RIT, during 20th -24th July 2020. 

ISTE 2021 01

  • Department of Electrical Engineering organized one day webinar on “Relay coordination in Power System” on 19 July, 2020, under RIT-ISTE Student chapter& RIT-IEEE Student Branch Supported by IEEE Bombay Section.

ISTE 2021 02

  • Organized “Award Distribution Function “ on account of Teacher Day Program and Engineers Day on 15th2020. under ISTE, RIT Chapter for teaching and non-teaching Staff.
    • Program was conducted online on Ms-Team Platform.
    • Approximately 200 teaching and non-teaching staff was present.
    • Prof. Hon. Dr. Indumathi T.S., National Treasurer, ISTE, New Delhi was chief guest for this function.
    • During the program,
      • 24 awards were distributed in category of Promising Young teacher, Distinguished Technical Support and Distinguished Service Support.
      • 8 Awards given for special achievement outside the institute at national and international level
      • 11 Awards given for best researchers in RIT

ISTE 2021 03

  • Organized Art and Rangoli Contest on 8th November 2020 under ISTE. No. of Entries:

ISTE 2021 04 

  • Coordinator: Prof. Snehal S. Patil , Prof. V. Lokare, Prof. A.M. Jagtap  (CSE)

    Department of Computer Science & Engineering successfully conducted a Two days’ workshop on “Build Real World Websites” under CSI and ISTE (Online Platform) on 10th and 11th December 2020 for students (CSE,IT) under CSI and ISTE Student Chapter.

ISTE 2021 05 

  • A workshop entitled “DevOps and Cloud Automation” was organized by Department of Computer Science and Information Technology on 30th (Saturday) and 31st (Sunday) Jan 2021 from 10 am to 5 pm under CSI, IEEE, ISTE student Chapters for all CSIT students.

ISTE 2021 06 

  • Conducted the orientation program of ISTE RIT Chapter for FY Students of all branches on 20th Feb 2021.

ISTE 2021 07 

  • ISTE RIT Chapter(MH-84) , are organizing online expert talk on women's day i.e. 8th March 2021. Ms Rama Kirloskar, Managing Director of Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited (KEPL) will be the speaker for this session and she will talk on the topic "Career path and leadership roles for women engineers".

ISTE 2021 08


  • Diploma Wing of RIT, organized the State Level Technical Event “District’10” for Polytechnic Students in association with RIT ISTE Chapter MH-084. The different events like Technical topic presentation, Quiz competition, Poster presentation, Image maker, Estimate Master are conducted under the District’10 event. Total 638 Students enrolled for District’10 from 68 different Polytechnic Institutes in Maharashtra.

Coordinator: Prof. Akshay M. Kulkarni (Mechanical Engineering, Diploma Wing)

  • Department of Automobile Engineering (Diploma), Conducted online 3 Days Faculty Development Program entitled "Motor Vehicle Rules & Transport Management" for students and faculty members of engineering diploma and degree in association with ISTE RIT Chapter from 24th t0 26th June 2021.

Coordinator:  Prof. R.Y. Chavan, Automobile Engineering (Diploma)

Academic Year: 2019-20

  • Organized Teacher’s Day program in all Dept. by ISTE Student Chapter on 5th 2018.
  • Conducted expert session on “Network Simulator 2 (NS2)” under ISTE RIT Student Chapter on 16th Oct 2019 for TY-IT students
  • Conducted Programming Challenge Series for SY and TY (CSIT) students from July 2019 on “C Programming” and “Data Structures and Algorithm”.
  • Department of Computer Science and Information Technology has conducted One-week ISTE approved self-funded STTP on “Mobile Application development using Android” from 9th-13th Dec 2019.
  • Organized “Art-Gallery” event on occasion of Republic Day 26th Jan 2020. Rangoli and Pot painting competitions are taken under this event.
  • Organized “Girls Project Competition” on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8th March) under ISTE, IETE Chapters and ICC Cell, in association with Institution of Engineers (India)-Pune Local Centre and Lead College Activity, Shivaji University, Kolhapur on 10th March 2020
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Teacher’s day program at all departments


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Teacher’s Day award program


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STTP on “Mobile Application development using Android”
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Girls Project Competition


Academic Year: 2018-19

  • Conducted 4 days’ workshop on “Introduction to Linux Basics to Advance” for SY and TY IT students on 28 and 29th July,18th and 25th Aug. 2018
  • Organized guest lecture on “Innovative Bio Medical Project Ideas” by Dr.Gorakh Mandrupkar on 14th 2018 for BTech Students of ETC, Mech, CSE and IT departments.
  • Organized ART Gallery - “Painting, Sketching and Selfie Hunt Competition” event on 15th 2018 the occasion of Independence Day                                  Total Entries:  Paintings and Sketches:  27 entries and Selfie Hunt: 18 Groups
  • Organized Teacher’s Day program in all Dept. By ISTE Student Chapter on 5th 2018.
  • Organized “Award Distribution Function” for all teaching and non-teaching staff on occasion of Teacher’s Day.
  • Techno-board is an activity conducted under ISTE from 15th September 2017 in Department of Civil Engineering.
  • Organised guest lecture on “Black hole and hypersonic reusable vehicles” of Dr.Shripad Mahulikar from IIT Bombay for TY and B.Tech Mechanical Students on 3rd Oct 2018.
  • Organized Expert lecture on “Emotional Intelligence” on 6th 2018.
  • Organized 2 Days workshop on “Introduction to Internet of Things (IoT)” on 6th and 7th Oct 2018.
  • Organized expert lecture on “Network Simulator 2 (NS2)” on 19th Oct 2018 for TY-IT students
  • Organized 1day Industry visit is to Maharashtra State Electricity board MSEDCL, MIDC, Islampur on26th January for Third Year Electrical Engg. Students under ISTE RIT Student Chapter.
  • Organized one day workshop on “Agile Scrum Master and Version Control System” on 2nd Feb 2019 (Saturday) for TY and Final Year BTech. IT students under ISTE.
  • Organized the “Girls Project Competition” on occasion of International Women’s Day in association with Institutions of Engineers (India) - Pune local Centre and Lead College Activity, Shivaji University, Kolhapur on8th March 2019
  • Organized session of Mrs. SapnaAwade (Hon. Secretary, DKTE Society, Ichalkaranji) on “Women Empowerment” for Girls occasion of International Women’s Day on 8th March 2019.
  • Organized one day workshop on “Routine Vehicle Maintenance” on 10th March 2019 under ISTE RIT Student chapter.
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Workshop on “Introduction to Linux Basics to Advance”



A session on “Innovative Bio Medical Project Ideas

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Art Gallery


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‘Teachers Day Celebration’ at various departments

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Award Distribution Function



Techno-board Inauguration

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  Guest Lecture on “Black hole and hypersonic reusable vehicle”


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  Expert lecture on “Emotional Intelligence


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Visit to MSEDCL, Islampur

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Workshop on “Agile Scrum Master and Version Control System


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Girls Project Competition


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  Workshop on Routine vehicle maintenance


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Academic Year 2017-18

  • Conducted One Day Workshop on "e-IoT 3500 kit"
  • Conducted Three-day training program on "Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and SCADA" during 11-13th Aug 2017
  • Organized ART Gallery - “Face Painting and Selfie Hunt Competition
  • Organised One Day IoT workshop on 22nd Sept 2017
  • Organized Teacher Day Program and Award distribution to faculties, Technical Assistance and Support Service by Mr. Mahesh Anant Kakade, COE, Shivaji University
  • Celebrated Engineers day at all departments
  • Conducted “Leadership Development and Office Administration” on occasion of “World Quality Day on 9th Nov 2017
  • Organized One-week Short Term Training Program on “Python Programming under lead college scheme, SUK during 6th-10th Dec 2017
  • 1-week ISTE Short Term Training Program on “Advanced Softwares in Electrical Engineering” during 15th- 19th Jan 2018
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and SCADA



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Art Gallery

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Leadership Development and Office Administration


Academic Year 2016-17

  • Organized Teacher Day Program and Award distribution to faculties, Technical Assistance and Support Service by Mr. Pratapsinha Desai, ISTE President
  • Organized Special Talk of Industry and Academic People on 24th Sep t. 2016 for BTech Guest: - Prof. G. Ram Mohana Reddy (HOD NITK, Surathkal) and Mr. Rajesh Vartak, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Director SEE D Infotech. Pune.
  • Conducted expert lecture on “Computer Programming” Under IST E on 30th2016 for FY B. Tech Students.
  • ISTE RIT Chapter and Vishakha cell organized clothes donation camp in Jan 2017
  • Organized a guest lecture of Retired Lt commander Girish Mandrupkar on “Career opportunities in Défense sector”.
  • Organized the “Art Gallery Event” on 26th Jan 2017.
  • Organized the expert lecture on “Goal setting” on 18th Feb 2017
  • Organized Girls Project competition on occasion of International women day in association with Lead college activity Shivaji University, Kolhapur with IETE and

      Vishakha Cell on 8th March 2017.


Award Distribution program Inauguration ceremony with the hands of Prof. Pratapsinh Kakaso Desai, President, ISTE, New Delhi



                 Cloths donation to Vijaymala Anath Aashram, Islampur


                 Expert lecture on “Career opportunities in Defence sector”




Art Gallery Event