The Combustion Institute-Indian Section (CIIS) is affiliated to its parent international body The Combustion Institute situated in Pittsburgh, USA which is a prestigious, non-proﬁt professional body, incorporated in the state of Delaware on the July 1, 1954. The Combustion Institute (Indian Section) is a professional body registered at Hyderabad. It commenced activities way back in 1974 through a National Symposium in Combustion at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. The same has been continued in the form of a biennial National Conference wherein the engineers and the scientists engaged in the research work in the domain of IC Engines and Combustion are provided a network platform for sharing their research contributions. Continuing the series, the 25th NCICEC was held at NIT Surathkal during December 15-17, 2017 and 26th NCICEC is proposed to be held at NIT Kurukshetra during November 1-4, 2019. The Combustion Institute: Indian Section oversees the technical and organizational aspects of this and other technical events in the country.