Civil Engineering profession, although is the oldest profession did not have a Society of its own in India unlike other engineering disciplines. To fill this vacuum and to improve and establish the standards of Civil Engineering & Architectural Engineering profession the ICE (I) was formed. The ICE (I) is registered under Societies Registration Act 1860.The ICE (I) is committed to support and promote professional learning (both for students and for existing practitioners),managing professional ethics and safeguarding the status of Engineers, Architects and representing the interest of the respective profession in dealing with the Government and various other sectors of the Society. The Institution of Civil Engineers (India) is the only Institution of its kind in India which provides avenues for quality education in Civil Engineering/Architectural Engineering disciplines in particular.
The Institution of Civil Engineers (India) conducts the Degree and Diploma level examination in Civil Engineering & Architectural Engineering twice a year for those, who for various reasons, could not fulfill their ambition to become Degree or Diploma Engineers but had to take up employment at lower level. They want to upgrade their educational qualification and improve their employment status.