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Professional Society Activities - ISTE

Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)

Institution Membership No                -  1102
Sona ISTE Faculty Chapter Code       -  TN118
Sona ISTE Student Chapter Code      -  TN345

ISTE Chapter
Chapter Chairman     :          Dr.M. Usha, Principal
Secretary/ Treasurer :           Dr.P.Ilanchezhian, Associate Professor
Contact:          ilanchezhianp@sonatech.ac.in,   +91427 4099758

The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) is the leading National Professional 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.  

ISTE is a Strategic partner of AICTE and organizes Professional Refinement Programmes for faculty members of AICTE approved Technical Institutions sponsored by AICTE.  ISTE is a Premier Agency operating MHRD, AICTE, MIT and International Projects. This Premier National Society for Teachers and Students 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, IISc.., NITs and other leading technical institutions), 1214 Faculty Chapters and 1322 Students’ Chapters and 17 Sections throughout the country.

This reputed technical professional society honors technical people and the institution every year across the country. There are many feathers on SONA’s crown, honored by ISTE, for the invaluable contribution to the society and the student community.

The Glimpses of the laurels are:

  • SONA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Salem, Tamilnadu, the recipient of ISTE’s (BHARATIYA VIDYA BHAVAN) NATIONAL AWARD FOR an ENGINEERING COLLEGE HAVING BEST OVERALL PERFORMANCE- 2011.
  • Dr.R.S.Sabeenian,Professor Department of Electronics and Communication - Recipient of ISTERajarambapu Patil National Award' for the ‘Promising Engineering Teacher-2011”.
  • Dr.R.Malathy, Professor/Civil - Recipient of ISTE-Shayesta Akhtar Memorial National Award for the Best Women Engineering College Teacher, 2012.
  • Dr.R.S.Sabeenian, Professor/ECE, Centre Head SONASIPRO – Recipient of ISTE-PERIYAR AWARD for the Best Engineering College Teacher- TN&P 2012.
  • Dr.R.Malathy, Professor/Civil - Recipient of ISTE-Maharashtra State National Award for Outstanding Research work by teachers of Engineering Colleges, 2012.
  • Dr.R.Arulmozhiyal, Professor/EEE- Recipient of ISTE – Periyar Award for the Best Engineering College Teacher-2014.
  • Dr.K.R.Kashwan, Head/ECE(PG)- Recipient of ISTE-L&T National Award for Best M.Tech Thesis in Electronics Engineering-2014.
  • Dr.T.PADMA, Professor/MCA & Head-MIS – Recipient of ISTE- Shayesta Akhtar Memorial National Award For The Best Women Engineering College Teacher – 2015
  • FELICITATION to SONA for “Best Chapter Award and organizing the ISTE Regional Conference and activities in a Grand manner -2015” received by Dr.V.JAYAPRAKASH, Principal.
  • Dr.S.P.SHANTHARAJAH (ISTE Coordinator)- Recipient of “ISTE Best Chapter Secretary Award Among All The Engineering Colleges Of Tamilnadu & Pondicherry Section”-2015

Student Awards:

  • “ISTE Best Student Performance Award – 2013”- Mr.V.VIGNESH (Final Year-Computer Science Engineering)
  • “ISTE Best Student Performance Award – 2014”- Mr.A.HARIHARAN (Final Year-Electronics Communication Engineering)
  • “ISTE Best Student Performance Award – 2015” by Mr.K.ASHOKKUMAR (Final Year- Mechanical Engineering)