Mission & Vision

Mission and Vision


The Nigerian Society of Engineers shall be one of the very best Engineering Professional bodies in the World


    • The Nigerian Society of Engineers is dedicated to providing quality service aimed at enhancing professional competence and development of its members at all times
    • The Nigerian Society of engineers is committed to focus collaboration with, influencing and providing quality advice to the various arms of Government, Industry, Commerce, academia and the Society at large, for the purpose of uplifting the country as a whole.
    • The Nigerian Society of Engineers shall make meaningful contributions to the advancement of technology worldwide.


The objective of the Society is to promote the advancement of engineering education, research, and practice in all its ramifications. Naturally, this is with a view to maintaining and enhancing the professional capabilities of its members so as to better equip them to fulfill the needs of the profession for the good of the public and the nation of large.

The objects for which the Society is established are:

    • To provide a central organisation for engineers in Nigeria and to generally to such things as may for time to time be necessary to maintain a strict standard or professional ethics among its members and to advance the interest of the engineering profession in Nigeria.
    • To promote, protect, encourage and maintain a high standard of engineering study and practice and to encourage greater efficiency therein.
    • To present to the Government of Nigeria the views of the Society on any subject of concern or interest to engineers in Nigeria and if considered advisable to join with any other bodies in submitting such representation.
    • To represent to any other individual or bodies or organisation the views of the society on any subject of concern or interest to engineers in Nigeria or any appropriate subject on which the views of the Society may be invited.
    • To provide a body to which the Government or other official or unofficial authority or organisation in Nigeria can have recourse for advice, assistance or the expression of views on any subjects of concern or interest to engineers in Nigeria.
    • To facilitate the development and acquisition of technology by conducting visits to places of engineering interest, reading technical papers, holding meetings, conferences, publishing books journals and periodicals on engineering matters.
    • To subscribe or guarantee or otherwise use monies of the Society for charitable or benevolent objects or scholarships on bursaries or for any exhibitions for any public general or useful objects.
    • To provide for the training and examination of students in engineering as well as the continuing professional update and development of its members.
    • To nominate any member of members as arbitrators, panelists, investigators, auditors expert witnesses or specialist advisers, when called upon to do so.
    • To assist necessitous members and any of the dependent kindred of deceased members including the widows and widowers of members and to appoint treasurer and distributor of any benevolent fund or funds which may be contributed by members or others for these purposes or any of the them and subject to the provisions of paragraph four (prohibiting payments being made to members), to make any contributions out of the surplus assets or income of the Society from time to time to any benevolent fund or funds.
    • To purchase, hold, lease, let, mortgage, sell, improve, or otherwise acquire and dispose of any movable or immovable property and any rights or privileges, which may be necessary or convenient for the advancement of any of the objects of the Society.
    • To invest and deal with the monies of the Society not immediately required in any manner.
    • To borrow money where necessary to promote any of the objects set out herein upon such securities as may be determined.
    • To apply or petition for any legislation, parliamentary or otherwise that would further any of the objects of the Societies.
    • To do all or any such Lawful things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the object and generally to further the profession of engineering in Nigeria as well as enhance the status of engineers in Nigeria. Provided that the Society shall not support with its funds and objects nor endeavour to impose on or procure to be observed by its members or others any regulation, restriction or condition which if an object of the Society would make it a trade union.
    • To maintain and enhance links with national, international and multinational organizations and bodies to promote any of the objects of the Society.
    • To collaborate with Industry, Commence, Academia, and other such national bodies as may be necessary or convenient for the advancement of any of the objects of the Society.
    • To promote and enforce a high standard of performance and professional ethics among its members.
    • To promote and enforce a high standard of performance and professional ethics among its members.
    • To watch over, promote, and protect the mutual interests of its members and to give advice to members.


The Society liaises with Government on the NSE matters affecting the engineering progression on the Boards of some government bodies and organisations.

The Society is represented on COREN and arranges registration interviews for COREN. It maintains close relations with the body on all issues relating to the Engineering Profession. These include Engineering Regulation Monitoring (ERM), Mandatory Continuing Professional Development, (MCPD), and remuneration for Engineers.