The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW INDIA)

The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW India) 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 thirteen branches located at Bangalore, Baroda, Bhilai, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Tiruchirapalli, Vishakapatnam, Pune and Hyderabad. IIW has over 4000 welding professionals and more than 300 industries as members.

With a mission to be the Premier Professional Institute in India for the advancement of Welding Science & Technology and related activities, IIW India has been involved in human resources development in Welding in India by carrying out training and certification of engineers and welders in India in line with international standards; technology diffusion to the Industry and to the welding community; encouraging Research & Development in welding; and establishing international standards of quality for the Indian fabrication industry.

IIW India organises seminars, workshops, training programmes etc.; provide technical guidance and consultation in welding technology to its members; conduct associate membership examination; and publish technical journals and periodicals in the field of welding.

IIW India is a member of the International Institute of Welding. It has its own Authorised National Body through which it conducts international certification programmes, such as IWE, IWT, IWS & IWP, of the International Institute of Welding.

IIW-India has obtained accreditation as Authorised National Body for Company Certification (ANBCC) from the International Institute of Welding through its International Authorisation Board (IAB) for the exclusive rights within India to operate its Manufacturers Certification Scheme (MCS) for certification of companies for compliance to the requirements of ISO 3834. IIW India has its own National Welding Training and Certification Scheme (NWTCS ), which has been prepared to meet the demand of industry for welders, trained and certified to a level of competency commensurate with the requirements of any of the welder qualification and certification standards or codes.

IIW India is also closely associated with Prime Minister’s Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) of National Skill Development Council (NSDC) and Modular Employable Scheme (MES) of Directorate General of Training (DGT) under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of Government of India.