4.1 The contribution/admission fee and annual subscription for various categories of membership will be as follows, reckoned from April 1 of every year.
Category of membership India (a) Overseas (b) Admission Fee (Rs.) Annual Subscription (Rs.) Admission Fee (US $) Annual Subscription (US $) Patron Lump sum contribution of not less than Rs. 2,00,000.00 or US$ 5,000.00 for overseas* Life member Lump sum contribution of Rs. 5,000.00 or US$ 1,000.00 for overseas members. Corporate Lump sum contribution of Rs. 1,00,000.00 for 10 years or Rs. 50,000.00 for 5 years. Fellow 1000.00 500.00 50(US$) 100(US$) Affiliate 1000.00 500.00 50(US$) 100(US$) Student 100.00 NIL 20 (US$) NIL
4.1.1 Includes countries with similar postage rates as within India.4.1.2 Includes the postage charges by surface mail. For Airmail US$ 20 shall be charged extra.
4.2 Payment of subscription
4.2.1 All subscriptions are payable in advance before the commencement of the financial year.
4.2.2 Those members who have not paid the current year’s subscription by September 30 and who are not on the rolls by September 30 of the year preceeding the election year shall not be eligible to stand for office in the ZEC/CEC or to vote in that year.