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 ‘National Welding Seminar in Nov-2018 and win a cash award

News & Events

Best Welding Engineer Competition : BWE 2018

1. On-line Registration and Screening Test window will be live from 10th - 20th October 2018

2. Shortlist of Top 10 and Email communication to "National Top 10" on 30th Oct 2018

3. Written Test and Interview : 2nd Week of Dec 2018 (Date and Venue will be communicated to Top 10 winner)

4. Deceleration of Winner for "BWE 2018" during NWS-2018

National Winner will be felicitated in National Welding Seminar NWS-2018 in Cochin during 13th-15th December 2018

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