International Societies


American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Vision is to Provide Value as: The Global Leader of the chemical Engineering profession, The Lifetime Center for professional & personal growth, and security of chemical engineers, The Foremost Catalyst in applying chemical engineering expertise in meeting societal needs. Mission: Promote excellence in chemical engineering education and global practice, Advance the development and exchange of relevant knowledge, Uphold and advance the profession's standards, ethics and diversity, Promote safety in every aspect of chemical engineering, Enhance the lifelong career development and financial security of chemical engineers through products, services, networking, and advocacy, Stimulate collaborative efforts among industry, universities, government, and professional societies, Encourage other engineering and scientific professionals to participate in AIChE activities; Advocate public policy that embraces sound technical and economic information and that represents the interest of chemical engineers, Facilitate public understanding of technical issues; and Achieve excellence in operations of the Institute.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world. Mission: ASME’s mission is to serve diverse global communities by advancing, disseminating and applying engineering knowledge for improving the quality of life; and communicating the excitement of engineering. Vision: ASME aims to be the essential resource for mechanical engineers and other technical professionals throughout the world for solutions that benefit humankind. Members get a chance to learn new technologies, keep your skills up to date, explore solutions to technical problems, advance your career and maintain the standard of ASME


Objective- IxDA will create awareness about Human Computer Interaction among students. It can help improve this field in terms of projects, outreach and interest amongst students. Human Computer Interaction also encompasses of service design under it, which means that it will also encourage making products for social good via product design.


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a world student association has perceived ASCE-VIT as an official understudy part. Chapter is committed to inspiring motivating personalities in the field of civil engineering.. Aim to make the students competent enough to face cumbersome situations during their career and to unveil the decisions taken by the brightest civil minds of history as well as of present. It aims to raise the bar of education and standard and get students adhered to some substantial qualities which are must for a Civil Engineer. Chapter organizes, symposiums, workshops, guest lecture, seminars and other events which have been well-known and fruitful among students.


Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE)-VIT is a student chapter under the initiative of SAE India, an affiliate of SAE International which is a global association of technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. We envision our recognition as a leader in connecting and educating engineers while promoting, developing and advancing aerospace, commercial vehicle and automotive engineering. The chapter endeavours towards enabling its members to gain knowledge and hands-on experience in the field of automotive through its various events, workshops and competitions. There are 10 racing (Baja & Formula), 5 aero flying, 1 moto team, drone, and bicycle design teams under SAE-VIT, which represent VIT in national and international competitions. The Chapter is open to students from all branches of engineering providing any automotive enthusiast in VIT, Vellore, the perfect platform to explore their passion for automobiles irrespective of their technical background.


Ashrae VIT Chapter helps to serve humanity by advancing the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and their allied fields. To help the society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. 


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field's challenges. As the world’s largest computing society, ACM strengthens the profession's collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life‐long learning, career development, and professional networking. Founded at the dawn of the computer age, ACM’s reach extends to every part of the globe. Members get a chance in fostering networking opportunities that strengthen ties within and across countries and technical communities. Their actions enhance ACM’s ability to raise awareness of computing’s important technical, educational, and social issues around the world.


The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), is a professional society of members in more than 100 countries. The mission of AEE is “to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for Sustainable Development.” AEE offers a full array of informational outreach programs including seminars (live and online), conferences, journals, books, and certification programs. Chapter is dedicated to furthering education in energy and management. Members get a chance to create a communication network around the world of energy professionals sharing information and experience.


Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) student chapter for Industrial Designer, the professional practice of designing products used by millions of people around the world every day. Industrial designers not only focus on the appearance of a product, but also on how it functions, is manufactured and ultimately the value and experience it provides for users. Every product you have in your home and interact with is the result of a design process and thousands of decisions aimed at improving your life through design. Various workshops and events to design ideation of cars and toasters to smart phones and life-saving medical equipment etc are the part of this society. The breadth of work and social impact created at the hands of industrial designers across the world is truly amazing.


The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) helps imparting knowledge to young and enthusiastic engineers that will help them to grow and develop in the area of electronics and telecommunication. IETE plan and organize technical programmes and activities, such as, special lectures, workshops, seminars, exhibitions etc. for the benefit of student members on a regular basis. Provide a common platform for the student members to exchange ideas and information. Facilitate technical visits, practical training, project work etc. Encourage team work among the student members. Serve as a focal point at the institution on all aspects of professional development of the student members.


Institution of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) is the first IISE chapter to be established in India. We as industrial engineers focus on improving productivity, efficiency in various areas and support industrial engineering students and professionals involved with improving quality and productivity. To deliver a high-quality student-centred engineering education that provides distinctive, authentic and supportive experiences that inspires students to make a positive difference in Industrial engineering. We conduct various events and workshops to impart knowledge and upgrade skills of students. We strive towards solving real world problems and helping our bit towards industrial society. We as ISEs are rooted in the sciences of engineering, the analysis of systems, and the management of people.


Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) makes you to be the recognised authority in mechanical engineering supporting a global engineering community. As a global community of mechanical engineers, the Institution is the largest network of mechanical engineering knowledge, skill and opportunity in the world. By equipping engineers with the right skills, knowledge and experience to help them develop, we contribute to strengthening the world’s leading companies. Provide world class products and services to engineers, and those engaged with engineering. Enable the next generation of engineers to be smarter, quicker and wider skilled than ever before. Act as an impulse to inventions that will be useful to the world. Continue to encourage research, innovation and entrepreneurship.


The International Society of Automation (ISA) is a professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. We serve both process manufacturing industries, like chemicals, food and beverage, oil and gas, and pharmaceuticals; and discrete manufacturing industries, like automotive and aerospace. ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles. For engineers, technicians, and management engaged in industrial automation. ISA brings the right people together to create the technologies of the future and share best practices with the next generation of automation professionals.


Material Advantage Student Chapter (ASM) The Student chapter under ASM International is the preeminent association for engaging and connecting materials professionals and their organizations to the resources necessary to solve problems, improve outcomes, and advance society. As the world's largest and most established materials information society, ASM engages and connects you to a global network of peers and provides access to trusted materials information through reference content and data, education courses, international events, and research. Chapter provides various opportunities for student personal development, career resources, information resources, future opportunities and long term benefits of building your career foundation in materials science and engineering. The chapter has a unique opportunity for all the students irrespective of their degree. Student of undergraduate, postgraduate and also the research scholar can be a part of the chapter.

Oikos Vellore

Oikos is an international, student-led non-profit organization promoting sustainability in economics and management. Oikos was founded in 1987 in Switzerland and empowers student change agents worldwide to drive change towards sustainability in the curriculum and in daily life. The heart of our organization is the student change agents who are provided platforms for learning, creating and sharing solutions, oikos builds and empowers the community to solve the challenges of the 21st century. With our different programs, we aim to transform teaching and research and to equip our members with the necessary tools to become today and tomorrow’s responsible leaders. Our Mission is to transform economics and management education by empowering student change agents, raising awareness for sustainability opportunities and challenges, and building institutional support for curriculum reform. Our Vision is Economics and management education purposed for a sustainable world.


The Optical Society (OSA ) has been the world’s leading champion for optics and photonics, uniting and educating scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders worldwide to foster and promote technical and professional development. Through publications, events and services, the Optical Society is helping to advance the science of light by addressing the ongoing need for shared knowledge and innovation. Mission:Is to promote the generation, application and archiving of knowledge in optics and photonics and to disseminate this knowledge worldwide. The purposes of the Society are scientific, technical and educational. OSA’s commitment to excellence and long-term learning is the driving force behind all its initiatives.


The Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), an AIChE Technological Community, is a global organization of leading engineers and scientists dedicated to advancing the integration of biology with engineering. SBE is dedicated to promoting the integration of biology with engineering and realizes its benefits through bioprocessing, biomedical and biomolecular applications. Make SBE a goal for engineers and applied scientists with interest in the broad area of biological engineering.. To develop products and services which are cost effective, relevant, and bring value to the broad biological engineering community. To infuse awareness of biological engineering among all functions and activities of AIChE, in particular; continuing education, membership, government relations, meeting programming publications. To raise interest, understanding, and recognition of engineers’ and scientists’ roles in biological engineering.


Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) aims at dispensing required tools and knowledge for students to excel in fields of applied mathematics such as computational science, forensics, cryptography etc. SIAM is an international association that exists the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities SIAM provides internship opportunities under the field applied and computational mathematics under a wide range of corporation and institutions including reputed organization like the BELL LABS, AT & T Lab etc. Organize team projects such as undergraduate competitions and technical feats, including unique online website contests. SIAM hosts interdisciplinary activities with other department in the campus Organize undergraduate mini conference with the inclusion of reputed guest lecturers. Organize field trips SIAM section meetings, including industrial visit.


Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME - VIT) is an international association of students, educators and professionals committed to promoting and supporting the manufacturing industry. We offer an unmatched breadth of support and resources for manufacturers. SME offers the top manufacturing technology resources and news, and produces the industry’s most valuable events. We deliver leading training and development solutions for your workforce. Our student outreach and scholarship programs help attract and empower manufacturing’s next generation. As a manufacturing chapter, SME has been extensively involved in organizing events that uphold and propagate the values and spirit of the industry. In keeping with the popular manufacturing philosophy of Continuous Improvement, we are constantly in pursuit of reform, to better ourselves, both as individuals and as a chapter as a whole.


Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) helps to collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledge concerning the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources and related technologies for the public benefit and to provide opportunities for professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence. Make the members ponder into industrial standards and develop a critical thinking among the members of chapter. In the past two years, members have been successful in making its mark in India as well as across the globe. The chapter has won for two consecutive years ‘the most outstanding’ chapter award at ATC (Annual Technical Conference), Texas.



Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) empowers young people to participate and make an impact in space exploration. SEDS helps students develop their technical and leadership skills by providing opportunities to manage and participate in national projects as well as to attend conferences, publish their work, and develop their professional network, in order to help students become more effective in their present and future careers in industry, academia, government, and education. Different informative events are organized throughout for the members get to explore different fields of space and develop management skills simultaneously. SEDS is working at the forefront of making Space Exploration a popular hobby and develop students’ interest in the field as a viable future career option.


IET, a UK based professional society, works as one of the oldest and well-established technical chapter in VIT. IET is an accrediting body and VIT was the first Institution to be accredited by the same. The chapter inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community, supporting technology innovation to meet the needs of society. Chapter helps to build an open, flexible and global knowledge network supported by individuals, companies and institutions and facilitated by the IET and its members. It focusses on interaction and sharing of knowledge in the fields of science and engineering. The chapter is a students’ representative group in VIT of Europe’s largest and the World’s second largest professional society dedicated to sharing and spreading global technical and technological knowledge to help the student’s standout in their careers.

Sigma Xi

Sigma Xi chapters are found wherever scientific research is undertaken in universities, colleges, industrial research facilities and government laboratories. The chapter honor scientific accomplishments, to encourage and to enhance the worldwide appreciation and support of original investigation in science and technology, and to foster worldwide a creative and dynamic interaction among science, technology and society. To enhance a healthy research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering and promote the public's understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition. SIGMA XI is a research based student driven chapter which encourages students to carry out research. SIGMAXI conducts research based events regularly which primarily focuses on the latest advances in technology.


Toastmasters International (TMI) is the leading movement devoted to making effective oral communication a worldwide reality. Learn the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking – vital skills that promote self-actualization, enhance leadership potential, foster human understanding, and contribute to the betterment of mankind. Improve their communication and leadership skills, and find the courage to change. Members are mentored to become better speakers by regularly practicing public speaking skills. The motto of Toastmasters International is "where leaders are made", and T we help the members explore leadership opportunities by letting them head a team 6 months after them being inducted. We have organize various national and international conferences and the Toastmasters of VIT have won several competitions in these conferences.