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MEMBERSHIP OF ISI

MEMBERSHIP OF ISI


The Indian Statistical Institute is a registered society. It was registered on 28 April, 1932, under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. By enactment of the West Bengal Societies Registration Act XXVI of 1961, amended on 1964, the Institute came under the purview of the latter act.


There are three categories of membership of the Institute : Ordinary, Student and Institutional. Eligibility criteria, fees, membership privileges application procedure for each category of membership is given below.


  • ORDINARY MEMBERSHIP :


Eligibility: Membership of the Institute is restricted to persons withpost-graduate or equivalent academic qualification, B. Tech., B.E., M.B.B.S. and equivalent academic qualification, interested in theobjectives of the Institute. Once such a person pays the requisite fees, he/she may be elected as a member by the ISI Council on being proposed by one member and seconded by another.


Fees: Theannual membership fee for members of the Institute are as follows :


A.

Members resident in India

Rs. 500.00

B.

Senior citizen members resident in India (above 60 years)

Rs. 250.00

C.

Members resident in USA, Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, China

US $ 90.00

D.

Members resident in any other country except those in ‘C’

Rs. 750.00


ApplicationProcedure : Aduly filled in application form together with a attested photocopy of the post-graduate degreecertificate / marksheet and a cheque (only for Kolkata basedapplicants) / demand draft of the requisite amount should be sent tothe Council Section, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 BarrackporeTrunk Road, Kolkata – 700 108, India. The payment by DemandDraft / Cheque (payable at Kolkata) should be drawn in favour of“IndianStatistical Institute”. The form should be counter-signed by two persons who are alreadymembers of the Institute, as proposer and seconder.


  • LIFE MEMBERSHIP :


Any ordinary member resident in Indiawho desires to become a Life Member shall have to pay a fee of Rs.2500.00 less a rebate of Rs. 50.00 for each year for which ordinaryannual subscription may have been given, subject to a maximum of Rs.750.00 after continuing membership for a period of at least fiveyears. Any member resident in a foreign country who desires tobecome a Life Member shall have to pay a fee of US$ 800.00 less arebate of US$ 20.00 for each year for which ordinary annualsubscription may have been given, subject to a maximum rebate of US $300.00 after continuing membership for a period of at least fiveyears.


Fees:


A.

Any member resident in India, who desires to become a life member from Ordinary Member

Rs. 2500.00

B.

Any member resident abroad, who desires to become a life member from Ordinary Member

US $ 800.00


Privileges:Ordinary member / Life member enjoys the following privileges :


  1. He / She will receive one series of Sankhya free of charge, if he / she makes a written request to this effect.


  1. He / she has the right to attend conferences, seminars and symposia held by the Institute from time to time on payment of necessary charges, as may be applicable to the participants which will be notified in the Notice Board / Website.


  1. He / she can make use of the facilities available in the Institute libraries after depositing the usual caution money.


  • STUDENT MEMBERSHIP :


Eligibility: Abonafide student or candidate for the examinations of the Institute,if interested in the objectives of the Institute, is entitled to beenrolled as a student member. A student studying in post-graduate orequivalent academic qualifications, B.Tech., B.E. and equivalentacademic qualifications in universities / deemed universities /academic institutions, if interested in the objectives of theInstitute, is also entitled to be enrolled as a student member. Theperson has to be formally enrolled as student member by the ISI Council. A student member has to pay an annual subscription ofRs.50.00.


Fees:


Student Member

Rs. 50.00



Privileges: Astudent member enjoys the following privileges :


  1. He / she can obtain any series of Sankhya at half the price charged to the public;


  1. He / she can attend conferences, seminars and symposia held by the Institute from time to time;


  1. He / she can make use of the facilities available in the Institute libraries after depositing the usual caution money.


ApplicationProcedure : Aduly filled application form together with a cheque (only for Kolkata based applicants) / demanddraft of the requisite amount should be sent to the Council Section,Indian Statistical Institute, 203 Barrackpore Trunk Road, Kolkata –700 108, India. The payment by Demand Draft / Cheque (payable atKolkata) should be made in favour of “IndianStatistical Institute”. The form should be counter-signed by the Head of the Institution ofhigher learning where the applicant is a student.


  • INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP :


Eligibility: Aninstitutional member shall mean an Institution or Organisationapproved by the Council for being admitted as a member of theInstitute. An institutional member so admitted shall pay an annualsubscription of Rs.2000.00. An institutional member cannot become alife member. Institutional members shall exercise their rights andprivileges of membership through a representative duly nominated byappropriate authority of the member-institution or organization. Member-institutions or organizations shall have the right to changetheir representative from time to time by giving a written notice tothe Director of the Institute by registered post. Any representativeof a member-institution or organisation, who may be elected to anyadministrative or other body or organisation of the Institute or toany office of the Institute, shall automatically vacate suchmembership or office as soon as he ceases to represent themember-institution or organisation in the Institute. His / hersuccessor representative shall not, however, be deemed automaticallyelected or appointed to such membership or office.


Fees:


Institutional Member

Rs. 2000.00


ApplicationProcedure : Aduly filled application form together with a cheque (only for Kolkata based applicants) / demanddraft of the requisite amount should be sent to the Council Section,Indian Statistical Institute, 203 Barrackpore Trunk Road, Kolkata –700 108, India. The payment by Demand Draft / Cheque (payable atKolkata) should be made in favour of “IndianStatistical Institute”. The form should be counter-signed by two persons who are alreadymembers of the Institute, as proposer and seconder.