Who can become a member of the IAN?

We are delighted to know that you are interested in becoming a member of the Indian Academy of Neurology. Please select a category of membership that suits your background.

1. Life Membership (LM)

Neurologists/Paediatric Neurologists who have passed DM or DNB Neurology/Paediatric Neurology are eligible to apply. Those who have degrees from abroad can also apply, provided those degrees have been declared equivalent to DM Neurology/Paediatric Neurology by the Medical Council of India. 

1a. DM/DNB Neurology/Paediatric Neurology postgraduate: Those who are currently perusing post graduate training (DM/DNB/MCI recognized foreign equivalent degree) in Neurology/Pediatric Neurology will be ‘Associate Members’ by payment of a subsidized fee of Rupees Six Thousand (Rs. 6000/-) only + GST (18%) as applicable. They will be converted to Life Members upon completion of their DM/DNB degrees and submission of proof to the Secretariat (Email Id:

1b. DM/DNB Neurology/Paediatric Neurology postgraduates who registered as Associate Members before September 30, 2018 can upgrade their Membership to Life Membership by (i) Payment of additional Rupees Four Thousand (Rs. 4000/-) + GST (18%) as applicable only via the Membership portal and (ii) submission of proof of passing the DM/DNB exam.


2. Life Associate Member (LAM)

Those specialists, who have a qualification in allied neuroscience areas such as MCh Neurosurgery, PhD in neurochemistry, neurogenetics etc., can apply provided they have demonstrated a consistent interest in neurology

3. Overseas Corresponding Member (OCM)

Overseas Corresponding membership is for those who are residing aborad and wants to join IAN as Member. Overseas Corresponding Membership is same as Life Membership of IAN. This is also valid for life time. In this the applicant needs to pay their membership fee in $USD (equivalent to INR Rs. 11,800 (10,000 + GST (18%).

Click here to go to the membership requirement pdf.

How to become a member of the IAN?

We have now an online membership program in which the candidate has to upload an online membership form, along with the required documents and payment details. The application should be proposed and seconded by Life members of the IAN. Their life membership number and email id need to be uploaded in the application form. Please click here to go to the membership application form.


Account Details For Transferring the Amount

Please remit the appropriate amount to the following bank accounts and you can mail a copy of the receipt of the Electronic Transfer or a DD in favour of 'Indian Academy of Neurology' along with a printout of your electronically Submitted application for to:

Dr. U Meenakshisundaram
Secretary, Indian Academy of Neurology,
Director of Neurology,
SRM Institutes for Medical Science,

Note: Cheque/DD should be in favour of 'Indian Academy of Neurology'


Membership & Account Details

Life Member (LM): 

(A) For those who have completed their DM/DNB degree: Rs. 8000/- + GST (18%) as applicable, total Rs. 9440/- only.

(B) For Postgraduate trainees (doing DM/DNB in Neurology/Paediatric Neurology): Rs. 6000/- + (18%) as applicable, total Rs. 7080/- only.

Life Associate member (LAM): Rs. 8000/- + GST (18%) as applicable, total Rs. 9440/- only.

Overseas Corresponding Member (OCM): $USD (equivalent to Rs. 11,800/- (10,000+GST 18%)).


           Bank Details for Membership Fee

Account Holder: Indian Academy of Neurology

Account Number: 5611519897

IFSC Code: KKBK0001350

Name of the bank: Kotak Mahindra Bank

Name and address of Bank Branch: Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd., Sun Chambers, Dhobi Talao, Opp. Liberty Cinema, New Marine Line, Mumbai - 400020

Note: Cheque/DD to be made only in favour of 'Indian Academy of Neurology' 

Tips to help you upload your application quickly

Have all the documents ready

  • Digital photograph (Max Size: 2MB).
  • Scanned copies of the certificates (Max Size: 5MB).
  • Life membership number and email id of those who are proposing and seconding your application.
  • Details of the payment of membership fee.
  • Add other items that are necessary.
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