The Society of Instrumentation professionals was established in the year 1970, with head quarters at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Today it has six chapters at Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Dehradun,Pune and cochin. It strives to act as a link between academic institutions and the instrumentation industry, by organising several programs. It also conducts programs for students and working professionals in the form of short term courses, symposia and topical reviews.
The Bye-laws of the Society were formulated when the Society was registered on the 1st of August 1970. Recent amendments were approved by the General body of the society on October 31, 2012. The Instrument Society of India brings out a Journal in which quality research articles pertaining to the Instrumentation activity. Every year four issues of the journal are brought out in a single volume.