1. The membership of the Association shall be governed by the rules and regulations as laid down in the rules and bye-laws of IASSTD & AIDS.
2. Qualified allopathy doctors specialized in Venereology / Dermatology will be admitted as MEMBERS (both Life and Annual)
3. Qualified allopathy doctors in the field of Medical Microbiology, Pathology, Community Medicine, Psychiatric Medicine, Internal Medicine and those physicians working in the field of STD will be admitted as ASSOCIATE MEMBERS of the Association.
Note: They may be admitted as MEMBERS later if they are found eligible by the screening
Committee after he / she has been admitted as ASSOCIATE MEMBER.
4. Qualified persons from other systems of Medicine (other than allopathy) and other qualified persons working in the field of Microbiology including Serology, Clinical Psychologists, medical Sociologists, Epidemiologists, Public Health personnel including Public Health Nurses who are interested in the field of STD will be eligible to become ASSOCIATE MEMBERS.
5. Medical Institutions Teaching / Non teaching, working the field of STD may be admitted as Members / Associate Members (as the case may be), and all communications from the Association will be sent only to the Head of the Institution / Head of the Department of STD / Dermatology.
6. The admission of members shall be regulated by the prescribed membership enrollment form duly filled in Capital letters accompanied by the membership fees, short bio-data, Xerox copies of Degree Certificate issued by the concerned university and Registration Certificate issued by the Medical Council or its equivalent body together with a copy of recent passport size photograph of the person. The screening committee shall be the competent authority to admit new members.
7. FEES: As on 01-01-2011 (Subject to revision by the General Body from time to time, if need be)
Members: Life : Rs.2,500 (Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred only)
Members: Annual : Rs.250 (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty only)
Associate Members: Life : Rs.2,500 (Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred only)
Associate Members: Annual : Rs.250 (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty only)
Foreign Members / Associate Members : $200 USD
Institutions Members : Rs.3,500
Institutions Associate Annual Members : Rs.350
Foreign Countries : $200 USD
VII. OFFICIAL YEAR : The Official year for the Association will be from 1st April to 31st march