Membership

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Overview

Join ICOMOS India if you feel concerned and would like to engage with Heritage Matters both Culture and Nature. Become a member of the national and global community of ICOMOS!

Becoming a member makes you part of a growing family of professionals such as planners, historians, educators, curators, anthropologists, archaeologists, architects, interpretation specialists, conservators, engineers and other people with experience of working in heritage conservation. Different benefits and requirements apply to the different categories of membership.

Some of the benefits includeInformation about national and international activities, current heritage issues and employment opportunities, opportunities to participate in activities and events across the country, professional networking opportunities and discounts at select ICOMOS India functions and conferences. For a detailed list of benefits please refer to the specific membership category.

Membership Categories:

Membership at both national and international level is available through ICOMOS India and the membership categories are as follows:

Individual membership is open to individuals with at least five years of proven expertise engaged in conservation of heritage. This includes persons engaged in the conservation of monuments, groups of buildings and sites as a member of the scientific, technical or administrative staff of national, regional or local monuments, fine art or antiquities services, a decision maker or a specialist engaged in the conservation, restoration, rehabilitation and enhancement of monuments, groups of buildings and sites including as appropriate, architects, town planners, historians, archaeologists, ethnologists, archivists, material conservators, heritage managers and any other profession, occupation or trades directly engaged in the conservation of monuments and sites. Individual members have voting rights and may stand for elections. Young Professional Membership is for individuals under the age of 30. They pay a reduced membership fee and share the same benefits as Individual members.

Benefits
  • Information about national and international activities, current heritage issues and employment opportunities
  • Regular newsletters from ICOMOS headquarters in Paris
  • International ICOMOS membership card, which can be used for free or reduced admission to many heritage sites and museums world-wide
  • Opportunities to participate in national and international ICOMOS activities including the national and international Executive Committee and International Scientific Committees, expert panels and advisory committees
  • The right of attendance at ICOMOS General Assemblies, including the triennial General Assembly, together with their Scientific Symposiums
  • The opportunity to participate in the World Heritage work of ICOMOS through desk reviews and expert missions
  • Free access to the ICOMOS e-news and the ICOMOS Documentation Centre
  • The opportunity to join and participate in National Scientific Committees of ICOMOS India
  • Reduced prices for ICOMOS publications
  • Voting rights in ICOMOS India
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Discounts at select ICOMOS India functions and conferences
  • Access to professional information through the members only section of the ICOMOS India website
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Associate Membership is open to individuals who support the mandate of ICOMOS India. They do not have voting rights. Student Membership is an associate membership and is open to students pursuing post-doctorate and doctorate degrees in related fields. Student members do not have voting rights.

Benefits
  • Information about national and international activities, current heritage issues and employment opportunities
  • Opportunities to participate in ICOMOS India activities, working groups and national scientific committees
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Discounts at select ICOMOS India functions and conferences
  • Access to professional information through the members only section of the ICOMOS India website
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Institutional Membership is open to any institution concerned with conservation, protection, restoration, rehabilitation, enhancement or animation of historic monuments, groups of buildings and sites, institutions which have in their charge historical monuments, groups of buildings and sites and institutions which devote all or part of their activity to one or more of the objectives listed above. The institution should have been in existence for a minimum period of 5 years.

Please note that Institutional Membership does not provide the same benefits as being a Full Individual Member of ICOMOS. Professionals working in organizations as outlined above, who wish to access the full range of benefits of ICOMOS membership, are encouraged to apply as Full Individual Members or Young Professionals.

Under the ICOMOS International Statutes, Institutional members are not eligible to be members of the International Executive Committee, International Scientific Committees or other ICOMOS committees.

  • Information about national and international activities, current heritage issues and employment opportunities
  • Opportunities to participate in ICOMOS India activities and National Scientific Committees
  • Opportunity to be part of the Executive Committee of ICOMOS India through anelection process amongst all the institutional members
  • Opportunities to participate in ICOMOS India activities, working groups and national scientific committees
  • Up to three International membership cards, which can be shared amongst staff and used for discounts for some heritage sites and museums internationally
  • Voting rights in ICOMOS India
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Discounts at select ICOMOS India functions and conferences.
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Sustaining Membershipis open to individuals or institutions willing to financially support the aims and objectives of ICOMOS India. Sustaining members do not have voting rights.

  • Information about national and international activities, current heritage issues and employment opportunities
  • Opportunities to participate in ICOMOS India activities and events
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Discounts at select ICOMOS India functions and conferences.
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Honorary Membershipis conferred by the Annual General Assembly on the proposal of the Executive committee upon individuals who have rendered distinguished services in the related field.

How to Become a Member?

You can join ICOMOS India and support the cause of heritage in India and globally. The membership application can be made online when the call for memberships is announced on the website. The membership fees for all the membership categories is as follows:

Membership Category New Membership Fee Annual Renewal Fee
Individual 5,000 3,500
Associate Member 2,500 1,500
Institutional Member 50,000 25,000
Young Professional 2,500 1,500
Student Member 1,500 500
Sustaining Member 50,000 NIL
Honorary Member NIL NIL

Note: Please note that changes in membership category require a formal request to ICOMOS India as different criteria and application requirements may apply.

2019Membership Application and Renewal

Applications are invited for New Individual, Associate, Young Professional & Student Memberships.

Applications are invited for institutional memberships.

Applications are invited for Sustaining Membership form.

For renewal of existing memberships, please submit Form along with renewal fee details.