Updated 04 January 2013

Membership Rates for existing members

All full-time museum professionals are welcome to the membership of this prestigious professional organisation. The annual membership subscription for 2013 for new "Regular Members" is
Rs. 2250/-and for new "Retired Museum Personnel" it is Rs.1350/- (applicable from 2013, even if application was received in 2012).
Students of Museology or Conservation/Restoration, doing their masters degrees or lower degrees, can apply for individual student membership and the rate is the same for retired person. Research Scholars are accepted for full regular membership only and are not considered as students.

For membership, send your completed application form (filled in all capital) to the Treasurer -addressed to "The Chairman, INC-ICOM", along with a photocopy of your professional ID atteted by the head of your institution with your e-mail ID (must) by Speedpost/courier.Do not send any money till you receive e-mail stating that your membership has been accepted by INC-ICOM.
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Note: You shall also have to send a writeup about yourself within 200 words and a self photograph, within 300X200 pixel by e-mail to the official e-mail ID of INC-ICOM (check Contact us).

On receipt of filled up membership form, it is placed before the Executive Committee, as and when it meets, for approval and on approval the applicants are informed by e-mail. DO NOT send any payments unless your membership is approved and intimated to you by e-mail.

All memberships of ICOM are only through the Indian National Committee of International Council of Museums.

ICOM membership gives the opportunity of joining a network of more than 40,000 museum professionals from all disciplines and all countries, and can participate in two International Committees of ICOM.


There are two main membership categories: Individual & Institutional

Individual members: persons who are employed as museum staff; former museum professionals who are retired; 'independent persons respecting the ICOM Code of Professional Ethics and working for museums either in a professional or advisory capacity, but not promoting/dealing with/selling art, antiques or any commercial products and equipment required for museums'. (Statutes).

Institutional members: museums or related institutions complying with the definition of a museum set out by ICOM in its Statutes or organisations to which museums belong or upon which they are dependent.

ICOM offers a number of benefits to its individual and institutional members. Details

Membership is annual and retroactive to the beginning of the current calendar year. Anybody applying for membership after the month of July shall be considered for membership for the next year.

Once a person or institution has been enrolled as a member, he/she/it may also join two of ICOM's International Committees. Currently ICOM has 28 International Committees representing types of museums (e.g. art, science, literature,...) or particular disciplines (e.g. conservation, education, documentation,...). Through its International Committees, ICOM achieves its major objectives: exchange of scientific information at an international level, drawing up of professional standards and realisation of joint projects.

Membership with INC-ICOM/ICOM ceases if a member resigns, if a member stops paying the annual dues or if the member's professional status has changed.

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Membership Fees for 2013
Regular Members: Rs.Rs. 2050/-
Retired & Students: Rs. 1150/-
These rates are for existing members,only)

Members who are willing to revalidate their membership for 2011 or 2012 are to pay in the current rate of subscription.
A circular dated 3rd JAN 2013 has been sent to all existing members by e-mail. If you have not received it then please e-mail to incicom@rediffmail.com. Quote your membership number in all correspondences.

Existing members please send your membership fees by SpeedPost or Courier to the Treasurer, with intimation e-mail to the Chairman of INC-ICOM (akc.22@rediffmail.com), by Bank Draft or Multicity Cheques payable at par in favour of "Indian National Committee of ICOM", payable at Kolkata. Also write your name, membership number and e-mail ID & Mobile number at the back of any Bank draft / Multicity Cheque.

Do not stck any paper or visiting/business card at the back of bank draft / Multicity Cheque.

Note: For membership fees for Institutional Members please mail to the Chairman at incicom@rediffmail.com

Existing Members can send their membership fees to the present Treasurer:
Partha S. Mukherjee,
Treasurer INC-CIOM,
66D, South End Park,
(opposite AMRI Hospital)
Kolkata - 700029
Mobile: 094322-72064
e-mail: incicom@rediffmail.com
Please intimate by e-mail/SMS
Last date to send your subscription fees for 2013 is 31st January 2013)

Updated 04 January 2013
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