The first managing committee of the ISTE Gujarat Section was established on 30th September, 1989 when Prof. H. V. Bhavnani nominated as the Chairman of ISTE Gujarat Section by the executive council of ISTE, Delhi. The Chairman, Gujarat Section nominated Prof. J. T. Patel as Honorary Secretary-cum-Treasurer and Prof. V. M. Panchal as a member of the Section Managing Committee. The Section is headed by Prof. K. M. Bhavsar as a Chairman and Prof. Nikul Patel as Hon. Sec. cum Treasurer along with their five members in section managing committee. The section has a remarkable strength of 6500 of life members, more than 30000 student members in current year and 132 (89 Degree & 43 Diploma Institutes) institutional members. There are 70 ISTE chapters and equal number of student chapters at the section (Ref. Annual Report of ISTE, 2015).
The section and the chapters organize technical activities like the symposia, seminars, technical talks, visits and exhibitions etc regularly. The Section also organizes annual conventions with state level seminar/conference of Faculty & Student Chapters. ISTE Gujarat Section has an honour to have organized three National level ISTE annual conventions. The section is the recipient of the Best Section Award for the year 2011 and has also received a Special Certificate of Appreciation from ISTE – ND, for its innovative work (Documentary film on ISTE Gujarat) in the year 2015.The Section has organized First of its kind an International Conference in the year 2016 at Pattaya-Thailand.