He/She shall have attained the age of eighteen years on the date of his/her application for election or transfer.
He/She shall be engaged in the engineering profession as a pupil or apprentice or assistant under a Corporate Member or a person possessing the qualification required to be elected as a Corporate Member and shall in the opinion of the Council be making satisfactory progress in the acquisition of qualifications for Corporate Membership provided that temporary unemployment is no bar to his election.
He/She shall have passed either (a) an accredited diploma examination in engineering or technology or its equivalent as recognised by the Council or (b) such other examination recognised by the Council as exempting from passing Section A of the Institution Examination in non-diploma stream.
Candidates who have passed an examination as listed in Rule (Vol I) shall be eligible to apply for Senior Technician Membership.
Candidates who possess any qualification as in Rule (Vol I) shall be eligible to apply for Senior Technician Membership claiming complete exemption from Section A of the Institution Examination.
Candidates engaged as artisans, tracers, storekeepers or in such like employment will not be considered as qualifying for the profession of an engineer. In all such cases, the decision of the Council as to whether an engagement is satisfactory or not shall be final.