1.MEMBERSHIP

  1. Ordinary members
    Candidates for membership shall be nominated by a member and seconded by another member of the Association, both of whom shall be members of IAPM of at least 5 yrs of Ol or L standing, with no dues pending against them. Nominated candidate should be a medical graduate and should have an MCI recognized postgraduate qualification in Pathology or Microbiology.He/She should be either engaged in profession of Pathology or Microbiology.
  2. Associate members
    Nominated candidate should have a minimum qualification of MBBS and should be pursuing a postgraduate qualification in Pathology or Microbiology (No voting rights).
  3. Life members
    An ordinary member of the IAPM can become a life member on completion of a minimum period of continuous membership for a period of five years.
  4. Honorary members
    Honorary members can be elected by the Executive Council in one of its meeting, notice being given in the agenda and shall become a member if elected. Honorary members shall have the right of attending the meetings of the Association and of taking part in discussions but shall have no voting right.
  5. Affiliated members
    Members of organizations affiliated to IAPM, can become affiliated members, subject to the same rules as ordinary members, without voting rights.

2. ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION AND LIFEMEMBERSHIP FEE:

Sl.No Eligibility Fees in Rs
1 If you are a First-year postgraduate in pathology student and wants to become a life member by paying onetime fee
 (Three years associate membership fees i.e.(1000 x 3) = 3000/- + five years ordinary membership fees(5000/-) + life membership fees(5000/-) i.e 10,000/- )
13,000/-
2 If you are a Second-year Postgraduate in pathology student and wants to become a life member by paying onetime fee (Two year associate membership fees i.e (1000 x2) 2000/- + five years ordinary membership fees(5000/-) + life membership fees(5000/-) i.e 10,000/-) 12,000/-
3 If you are a Third-year Postgraduate in pathology student and wants to become a life member by paying onetime fee
(One year associate membership fees i.e (1000 x1) 1000/- + five years ordinary membership fees(5000/-) + life membership fees(5000/-) i.e 10,000/-)
11,000/-
4 MD, DNB and/or DCP can pay five years ordinary membership fees(5000/-) + life membership fees(5000/-) 10,000/-
5 Postgraduate in pathology can pay for three years as associate membership fees i.e.(1000x3 ) 3,000/-
6 Postgraduate in pathology can also pay for only one year as associate membership fees (From January to December) 1,000/-

3. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP

i. Membership may be terminated by resignation, at any time; after giving 1 month’s notice in writing to the Honorary Secretary and after approval by the Council.
ii. Any member who is in arrears of payment of membership fee for 2 years shall automatically lose his/her membership, which may be renewed at the discretion of the council.
iii.If at any time the Council shall be of the opinion that the interests of the Association require the expulsion of any member, the matter shall be referred to the disciplinary committee and the recommendations of the committee shall be discussed in a closed session of the Council and decided by majority vote. Final decision to be approved by GB.

Disciplinary committee will be appointed on recommendation of the council and as approved by General body. The committee will have three members. The committee should be constituted from past presidents or members of the Association of not less than 10 years standing. Senior most member of the committee be named the convener of the committee. Senior most member will retire from committee at the end of 3*years. Every year subsequently one member on basis of seniority will retire by rotation. Council with approval of General Body will refer the matter or issue for investigation and recommendation of disciplinary action if any to the committee. Committee will deliberate on the issue, investigate the matter and recommend whatever action is deemed fit to the council. Council will then deliberate on recommendations and put the same before general body for final approval, with its remarks.

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