The Society shall have membership in the following form, or as may be decided by the Governing Council.
Foreign companies/entities incorporated and registered in India, who are designing and/or manufacturing products, offering services, research and development, developing software/applications or involved in the testing of technology equipment. Affiliate Members may participate in Working Groups for technical contribution, and shall be part of the General Body. However, they shall not have voting rights in the election of Governing Council or any other Committee/Working Group.
Foreign companies/entities not registered in India and other associations registered in India, which share a common vision for the enhancement of technology and innovations, shall be eligible for admission as Associate Members. Associate Members may participate in Working Groups for technical contributions but shall not be part of the General Body.
Expert Members can be individuals who are self-employed or employed in an organization who shall be observers or Members with limited privileges. They will not form part of the General Body of Society. They shall be invited by the Chairperson for Expert Committees/Working Groups. Individuals identified by the Governing Council to participate in Expert Committees/Working Groups (WG) as Expert Member. The Expert Members should be experts in a specific area whose expertise an Expert Committee/WG is keen to leverage. The individual Expert Member, must get the concurrence of his organization before the individual is invited. The tenure of the Expert Member shall be specified while inviting him/her to join the Expert Committee/WG.
Guest Members can be from organizations who shall be observers with limited privileges. They will not form part of the General Body of Society or of GC. Based on GC approval, they will be invited by the Chairperson. In case of organizations which wish to explore the need for becoming a Member before taking up Corporate or Affiliate Membership, the Guest Membership shall be provided only for six months and shall not be renewed for three years unless the organization becomes a Corporate or Affiliate Member during that period.