The engineers and authorities in the Kingdom felt the necessity of a council that will take care of the engineering profession and work on making a suitable environment for its development. Delivering on the need, the statute of Saudi Council of Engineers was issued by the Royal Decree M/36 on 26/09/1423 in accordance with Council of Ministers’ Decree no. 226 dated 13/09/1423.
A scientific professional body that aims to promote the engineering profession and do whatever may be necessary to develop and upgrade its standards and those practicing it.
The main responsibilities of the Council are setting criteria and standards of practicing and developing this profession including licensure terms and conditions; prescribing necessary rules, regulations, and examinations for obtaining professional degrees; preparation and publication of studies and researches; organization of courses, conferences, and symposia relating to the profession; and submission of technical advice in its area of specialization in accordance with regulations approved by the Council’s Board of Directors.