A person willing to be enrolled as a Member has to pay an admission fee of Rs.50/- (for foreign* US $20) and an annual subscription of Rs.200/- (for foreign* US $70) only. The annual subscription of a Member shall become due on the 1st April of each year. Anyone who fails to pay the subscription on or before the 15th July in any year shall lose the right of voting and/or holding any office of the Association for that year. A Member failing to pay the annual subscription by the end of March of the following year shall cease to be a Member. Members may contribute papers for presentation at the Science Congress. They receive free of cost, reprints of the Proceedings of the Session of any one section of their interest and also the bi-monthly journal of the Association “Everyman’s Science”.
If for some reasons, Annual Members fail to renew their Membership by remitting subscription prior to 15th July each year, their Membership for the year would be restricted to Sessional Membership without voting right. Annual members can renew their Membership without paying the admission fee in the next year by remitting subscription in time.
A person studying at the undergraduate level may be enrolled as a Student Member by paying an annual subscription of Rs.100/- only provided his/her application is duly certified by the Principal/Head of the institution/Department. A student Member shall have the right to submit papers for presentation at the Session of the Congress of which he/she is member, provided such papers be communicated through a Member, or an Honorary Member of the Association. He/she shall not have the right to vote or to hold any office. A student Member shall not be eligible to participate in the Business Meetings of the sections and the General Body.
A Member may compound all future annual subscriptions by paying a single sum of Rs.2000/- (for foreign* US $500) only. Any person who has been continuously a member for 10 years or more, shall be allowed a reduction in the compounding fee of Rs.50/- for every year of such membership provided that the compounding fee shall not be less than Rs.1,200/- (for foreign* US $12.50 and US $300 respectively). A life Member shall have all the privileges of a member during his/her lifetime
An Institution paying a subscription of Rs.5,000/- (for foreign* US $2,500) only, can become a Institutional Member of the Association. It shall be eligible to nominate one person as its representative to attend Annual Session of the Science Congress. An Institutional Member shall be eligible to receive free of cost a copy of the complete set of Proceedings of the Annual Science Congress Session as also a copy each of the Associations journal “Everyman’s Science”
Any person paying a lump sum of Rs.10,000/- (for foreign* US $5,000) only can become a Donor of the Association, An INDIVIDUAL DONOR shall have all the rights and privileges of a Member during his/her lifetimes.
An Institution paying a lump sum of Rs.50,000/- (for foreign* US $25,000) only, can become an INSTITUTIONAL DONOR of the Association, which shall have the right to nominate one person as its representative to attend Annual Session of the Science Congress. An Institutional Donor shall be eligible to receive free of cost a copy of the complete set of Proceedings of the Annual Science Congress Session as also the Associations journal “Everyman’s Science”
Subscription should be sent by Bank Draft to the Treasurer, ‘Indian Science Congress Association’, 14, Dr. Biresh Guha Street, Kolkata 700017, Payable at any branch in Kolkata.
N.B.: Members of all categories are entitled to Railway Concession of return ticket by the same route with such conditions as may be laid down by the Railway Board for travel to attend the Science Congress Session provided that their travelling expenses are not borne, even partly, by the Government (Central or State), Statutory Authority or a University or a city corporation.