The Membership Eligibility Criteria for Life members would be to possess any of the following qualifications recognized by the Medical Council of India and/or approved by the Governing Body of the Association. Life membership shall be open to citizens of India only.
DM / DNB (Endocrinology/Cardiology)
MBBS plus Diploma in Diabetes/Cardiology/Endocrinology
MBBS plus fellowship in Diabetes/ Cardiology
MRCP in Diabetes and endocrine disorders/Cardiology
M.Sc. in Diabetes/Endocrinology/Cardiology
MBBS plus PhD in Diabetes/Cardiology
Any person qualified to be a Life Member could be enrolled as a Life Member of the Association after paying one time subscription fee (as applicable) which is non‐refundable. In addition he/she shall be required to pay an admission fee as prescribed. The life membership fee shall form a part of the corpus of the Association. . Life members shall have voting rights, the rights to propose, second any one or contest for any office of the Governing Body. Life members of the Association are eligible for any oration, lectureship or any other award of the Association as decided by the governing body or scientific committee of the particular scientific event.
Persons otherwise eligible to be admitted as Life Members but who are not citizens of India may be admitted as Life Associate Members only, in the manner provided below. Persons who are MBBS and who have minimum experience of 5years , Doctors of other specialties other than Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Diabetology, Endocrinology, and Dieticians with interest in Diabetes may be enrolled as Life Associate Members.