Membership Fees

NOTE: The Membership Fees have been revised with effect from April 1, 2019.

Members in all categories, except the Student Members, pay an Admission Fee at the time of joining the Institute, and an Annual Subscription, which is fixed periodically. The current rates of Admission Fee and Annual Subscription are:

Annual Subscription w.e.f. Jan 2014
Members: (in India only) Rs 1000
Overseas Members: (Developed Countries)
(Developing Countries)
US $ 40
US $ 25
Student Members: (In India only) Rs 500
Admission Fee: (in India)
(Students only)

Student Membership is available only to the bonafide Research Scholars registered for the Ph.D. degree, and for three years only.


The amount for Life Membership is fixed according to the current age of the Members. Only Annual Members can get their membership converted to Life Membership upon payment of the following dues. The amount can, however, be paid in two installments within the same calendar year. The amount does not entitle the members to privileges retrospectively for the years for which the annual dues have not been paid.

EFFECTIVE April 2019 the Life membership fee has been enhanced as listed below. Only the members are provided Free  On-line access to the Journal and receive discount on the Publication Fee of their manuscripts, if accepted after review.
Member benefits also include discounts on Registration Fees for Seminars/Conferences and on the priced Publications.
Age Amount
From April 2019
Above 60 years Rs 5000
> 55 to 60 years Rs 8000
> 50 to 55 years Rs 11000
> 45 to 50 years Rs 15,000
> 40 to 45 years Rs 18,000
> 35 to 40 years Rs 20,000
> 30 to 35 years

Note: Age only in completed years on 1 January in the year of application for life membership will be considered.

All payments must be made in favour of the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ECOLOGY by Demand Draft only payable on a bank in Delhi/New Delhi. The Drafts should be sent by post to Prof. S.C. Garkoti, Secretary General, NIE, c/o School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067.

For Direct Transfers, our bank details are:
State Bank of India, Jawaharlal Nehru Univ. branch, New Delhi 110067
Account no. 10596549740
IFS code SBIN0001624

A copy of the Transfer Advice should be sent to the Secretary General.

For further information, contact the Secretary General, NIE at  OR