Welding for Nation Building


The Indian Institute of Welding is a professional body devoted to the promotion and advancement of welding science and technology in India. Established in 1966, with its registered office at Kolkata, it has eleven branches located all over the country.

IIW has over 4000 welding professionals and more than 300 industries as members. The objectives of IIW include dissemination of knowledge and the latest developments in the field of welding and allied technologies through seminars, workshops, training programmes etc. provide technical guidance and consultation to industries in welding conduct associate membership examination, and publish technical journals and periodicals in the field of welding. Since 2007, the IIW has become an Authorized National Body (ANB) of International Institute of Welding for training and certification of welding professionals in India.

The first Best Welding Engineer & Best Welder Awards were distributed at the inaugural function of IIW IC 2008. Since then, the competition has grown in popularity and is held every year.

‘Best Welding Engineer’ Competition

If you have
–         Knowledge of Welding Technology, Quality Assurance and safety in welded fabrication; and
–         Qualifications and requisite experience as follows;
o   If you are an Indian resident and
o   If you are an engineering graduate with min 2 years’ experience OR
o   If you are a Diploma holder with min. 5 years’ experience, OR
o   If you are a science graduate with min 10 years’ experience; and are
–         Well versed with reading engineering drawings; then

 Here is your chance to be the “National Winner” & get noticed in

–         The Indian Welding Journal – IIW publication with circulation of 4500+;
–         The official website of IIW India
–         Get felicitated during the  International Congress “IC-2020″ and win a cash award

News & Events

A) Aspirant Welding Engineers’ Competition - 2019

1. On-line Registration and Screening Test window will be live from 30th Dec- 10th Jan 2020

2. Shortlist of Top 10 and Email communication to "National Student Aspirant WE Top 10" on 12th Jan 2020

3. Written Test and Interview : 5th Feb 2020 (Date and Venue will be communicated to Top 10 winner)

4. Deceleration of Winner : during IC-2020

National Winner will be felicitated in International Congress IC-2020 in Mumbai during 6th Feb 2020

B) Best Welding Engineer Competition : BWE 2019
Sponsored by M/s Elca Laboratories

Thanks to all 383 Participants who registered online for the Exam

Top 10 Online Screening Test Result Declared, Email communication sent to Top-10 Candidate for Written Test

C) Best of the Best Welders 2019
Sponsored by M/s Voestalpine Bohler Welding India

211 Expert Welders from 10 cities competed for the "National Skills Competition for Best of the Best Welders 2019"

Thanks for all the Participant Welder and their Organization