Membership

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  • The MP-IDSA offers membership to individuals (Indian Nationals) and institutions engaged or interested in defence, strategic and security studies. Membership activities are guided and monitored by the Membership Committee of the institute's Executive Council.

    The subscription period for all categories of members (except Life Members) is April 01 to March 31. This is irrespective of the date on which subscription was paid during the previous year. All membership (except Life Membership) has to be renewed every financial year. Members can also pay in advance for a period of five years to draw a 5% concession on membership fee payable.

    The types of membership offered by the institute are:

    Life Membership

    Life Members receive the Institute’s journal Strategic Analysis, and are entitled to use the library by depositing a one time, refundable, non-interest bearing security deposit of Rs.5000/- [w.e.f. 1st July 2020 (except Life Members who are also Executive Council Members)]. By virtue of being members of the General Body, Life Members have the right to vote. They also have the privilege of attending the Institute’s Fellow Seminars. The Lifetime subscription fee is Rs.6000/-.

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    Member

    (formerly known as Ordinary Membership)

    Members and Life Members form the General Body of the Institute. They have the right to vote, receive the Institute's journal Strategic Analysis. They can borrow books from the library by depositing a one time, refundable, non-interest bearing security deposit of Rs.5000/-(w.e.f. 1st July 2020). They also have the privilege of attending the Institute’s Fellow Seminars. Subscription fee for this category is Rs.750/- a year.

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    Associate Membership

    Associate Members can use the library and borrow books by depositing a one-time, refundable, non-interest bearing security deposit of Rs. 5000/-(w.e.f. 1st July 2020). The subscription fee (mandatory) is Rs.200/- a year. To get copies of the Institute's journal Strategic Analysis, they are required to pay (additional) Rs. 300/- per annum.
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    All Members are requested to mail their latest contact details to membership.idsa@nic.in

    Corporate Membership

    A duly appointed representative of the Corporate (body) Member can use the Institute library and borrow books by depositing a one time, refundable, non-interest bearing security deposit of Rs.5000/- (w.e.f. 1st July 2020). Annual subscription fee for this membership category is Rs.2,000/- for Government Establishment and Rs.1Lac for Private Corporate. Corporate Members are entitled to receive the Institute’s journal Strategic Analysis.
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    Special Corporate Membership is open to institutions and libraries. They are entitled to receive the institute's journal Strategic Analysis. Annual subscription fee for this membership category is Rs. 600/-

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    Associate Corporate Membership is open to military units of the Indian Armed Forces. Associate Corporate members receive the Institute's journal -- Strategic Analysis. Annual subscription fee is Rs. 400/-.

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    Special Subscribers

    This category is applicable only to serving defence officers. They receive the Institute's journal Strategic Analysis. They can also use the institute's library and borrow books by depositing a one-time, refundable, non-interest bearing security deposit of Rs.5000/-(1st July 2020). Annual subscription for this category is Rs. 300/-

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    Online Payment of Fee/Subscriptions

    Members and subscribers can pay the Fee & Journal Subscriptions through Net Banking.

    It is requested that depositor must enter his/her name and payment reference in Sender’s detail to make timely settlement of remits. Also send a payment receipt/screenshot to membership.idsa@nic.in

    For payment in Indian Rupee (only):

    A/C name: IDSA
    Account Type & no. : Savings Bank A/c no. 535602010004746
    Bank & Branch : Union Bank of India, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi - 110057
    IFSC Code: UBIN0534463


    For payment in Foreign Currency (only)

    A/C name :  IDSA
    A/C no. :  10596550223
    Bank & Branch :  State Bank of India, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi – 110067
    SWIFT Code  : SBININBB548

    For queries please, contact:
    Membership Cell
    The Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
    1, Development Enclave, (near USI)
    New Delhi 110 010
    India
    Telefax: 91-11-26717983 [Extn: 7319]
    Email: membership.idsa@nic.in, ad.idsa@nic.in

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