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  (a) The number of members of the Association is declared unlimited.

(b) There shall be Six Classes of membership
Honorary Member
Company Member
Association Member
Individual Member
Life Member
Student Member
  Honorary Member  
  The Governing Council will have the authority to enroll by invitation any person of outstanding professional distinction whose experience and knowledge may be of benefit to the Association as an Honorary Member of such specified period as the Council may decide. The number of Honorary members shall not exceed five at any time. An Honorary Member will be entitled to the rights and privileges of the Individual Membership of the Association. He will not be required to pay membership and admission fees.  
  Company Member  
  Any company or industry dealing with the production of primary aluminium metal, fabrication or semi-fabrication including all types of melting, forming and finishing operations regarding aluminium or aluminium alloys products and who subscribes to the objects of the Association and agrees to abide by its constitution will be eligible to be a Company Member of the Association on payment of the prescribed admission and membership fees provided its application is accepted by the Governing Council of the Association. This class of membership will be divided into a suitable number of categories.  
  Association Member  
  An association, society or other body representing groups(s) of Industries, fabricators, educationists, researchers, users, government departments or organization, research institutes, industrial laboratories, societies, official bodies etc. which subscribes to the objects of the Association and agrees to abide by its constitution will be eligible to become an Association Member. Each Company Member or Association Member shall have the right to nominate a representative to represent it on the Association. The name of such nominee shall be registered in the books of the Association and he will be entitled to all the rights and privileges of the membership of the Association.  
  Individual Member  
  A person interested in activities relating to aluminium such as industry, research, development, consultancy, technology, management, industrial relations etc., may be enrolled as an Individual Member on payment of the prescribed admission and membership fees provided his applications is accepted by the Council of the Association.  
  Life Member  
  A Company Member or an Association Member or an Individual Member who is eligible to be admitted or has been admitted to the membership of the Association can, by paying ten times the subscription of that class or category of membership in one lump sum or in installments as decided by the Council, becomes eligible to be enroll as a life Member of the Association subject to the approval of the Council. He shall belong to that class of membership to which he would be admitted and will have the rights and privileges pertaining to that class of membership.  
  Student Member  
  A student of engineering, science, technology, management etc., of below 25 years of age shall be eligible to become a Student Member on his being admitted by the Governing Council and on payment of the prescribed subscription. He shall not have voting rights and shall not be an office bearer of the Association or a member of the Council. He will cease to be a Student Member on attainment of 30 years or on completion of his studies, whichever is earlier.  
  Annual subscription and Admission Fees

The schedule of Annual subscription and Admission fees of the Association for the different classes of membership shall be as follows:
Class of Membership Annual Subscription
Admission Fee (One TIme)
1 2 3
Honorary Member nil nil

Company Member                                                                                                                 

Category ‘A’
(Turnover more than Rs. 500 Crores)
30,000.00 6,000.00
Category ‘B’
(Turnover more than Rs. 50 Crores but less than Rs. 500 Crores)
15,000.00 3,000.00
Category ‘C’
(Turnover more than Rs. 10 Crores but less than Rs. 50 Crores)
5,000.00 1,000.00
Category ‘D’
(Turnover less than Rs. 10 Crores)
3,000.00 600.00
Association Member 3,000.00 600.00
Individual Member 500.00 100.00
Life Member 5000.00 100.00
Student Member 250.00 nil
  (Life membership for company / institution is granted with onetime payment of admission fee, 10 times the Annual subscription.)

The General Body can revise or amend the schedule of fees shown above, provided two-thirds of its members present and voting at a General Body Meeting approve the revision amendment.

Note: Service Tax to be paid as applicable under Service Tax act on membership fee. (current rate of Service Tax is 10.3%)
  Admission to Membership  
Application for membership of all categories except for Honorary Member, shall be sent in the prescribed form together with the Admission and Membership Fees prescribed for the class of membership to the General Secretary. The minimum age for an individual member should be 18 years. The Governing Council shall have the power to accept or reject any application.
  Privileges of Members  

A member of the Association shall be entitled to :

Obtain gratis such publications of the Association as are meant for circulation to members and its priced publications at concessional rates.

The use of the Association’s library and such other facilities intended for its constituents.

Elect and/or stand for election for the office of the Association.

  Termination of Membership  
  A member of the Association shall cease to be member on account of any of the following:

On his resignation being accepted by the Council or on the expiry of three months from the date of his resignation, whichever is earlier,
  On his being in arrears in respect of the payment of membership and other dues to the Association for two financial years,  
  On the Council finding by two-thirds majority of its members present and voting at a meeting that the activities of such Member are considered repugnant to or such that there are good and sufficient reasons to believe that his activities and conduct are detrimental to the working of the Association and/or likely to damage the Association, provided the member concerned has been served with a showcause notice and given reasonable opportunity to explain his conduct.  
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