IEEE Bangalore Section was established in 1977 and is one of the most vibrant and dynamic IEEE Section across globe. Over the years the strength of the section has grown steadily and currently the Section membership stands more than 8600. This membership is spread across various sectors and is a nice blend of Industry, Academia and Research organizations. Section Conducted 800+ Technical Activities in the year 2017, 900+ Technical Activities in the year 2018, 1000+ Technical Activities in the year 2019, with the help of Student branches and society chapters. IEEE Bangalore Section won the prestigious MGA Outstanding Large Section Award (2013 & 2019) and R10 Distinguished Large Section Award for the year 2013.
Bangalore Section has one Subsection (Mangalore), 22 Society Chapters (very few sections across the globe have these many), and 3 affinity groups (Young Professional, Women in Engineering and Life Member). The Chapters carry out focused activities in their respective areas by conducting technical talks under DLT, Seminars, Tutorials, workshops, conferences etc. Apart from Chapters two affinity groups viz. Young Professionals and Women In Engineering (WIE) also carry out related activities. IEEE Bangalore and IEEE Princeton and Central New Jersey Sections have signed an MoU as sister sections. Section has 70+ active and dynamic student branches. Student Branches have been in the forefront for conducting various activities for benefit of its student members. Section regularly conducts Branch counsellors and chapter chair meetings.