Welding for Nation Building

The Best Structural Welder Competition

Eligibility :
1. Must be able to read and write in any Indian Language.
2. Must have min.5 years’ experience in practical welding.
3. Must have basic theoretical knowledge of welding and materials.

Tests to be carried out :
1. Plate dimensions : 100 X 300 X 10-12 mm thick
2. Process : SMAW
3. Position : 4G without baking
4. Weld fit-up

  • Root gap 1.0 to 1.5 mm
  • Root face 1.50 to 2.00 mm
  • Bevel angle 60-65 degree

5. Welding consumables
Root, Hot pass and subsequent pass – E7018
Electrodes size -2.5mm / 3.15mm
6. Cleaning: Grinding is not allowed during and after welding. Hacksaw Blade, file and brush can be used for cleaning.
7. Completion time: Three hours maximum

Note : Only one pre–prepared test coupon will be given to each participant
Evaluation of the skill of the welder:
1. The welded test pieces shall be subjected to Visual and Radiographic tests – 80 marks
2. The welders shall be subjected to Oral Tests -20 marks.

News & Events

Best Welding Engineer Competition : BWE 2019

1. On-line Registration and Screening Test window will be live from 5th - 12th November 2019......Extended till 15th November Now

2. Shortlist of Top 10 and Email communication to "National Top 10" on 25th November 2019

3. Written Test and Interview : 2nd Week of Dec 2019 (Date and Venue will be communicated to Top 10 winner. Tentative 12th Dec 2019 at Mumbai)

4. Deceleration of Winner for "BWE 2019" during IC-2020

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


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National Level "Welding Engineer Aspirant Students Competition 2019"
Organized by IIW-India

Participate in Online Test and get facilitated in International Congress IC-2020 in Mumbai On 6th Feb 2020 and get a change to interact with Welding Industry Experts gathering