Eligibility for Membership

Eligibility for Membership

Eligibility Criteria

Life Membership :

Life mebership is open to dermatologists with a MCI recognized post graduate degree or diploma (MD/DVD/DNB) in the specialty of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology from an Indian Medical College/University/Institution and practicing cutaneous surgery.

Provisional Life Membership :

Only post graduate students undergoing training in this specialty in an Indian Medical College/University/Institution (for courses mentioned in life member eligibility criterion) are eligible for this category. A certificate from the Head of the Department with dates of joining and completing the postgraduate degree/course has to be attached with the application form.

Associate Membership :

Those who possess a post graduate qualification in dermatology from foreign universities, and those not recognized by MCI will be eligible for Associate membership only and subject to approval of membership committee. Specialists with a surgical post graduate qualification other than dermatology may also be considered for Associate membership. Associate members do not have voting rights and are not eligible for holding any appointment in the Association.

International Life Membership :

Non Resident Indians or other foreign doctors who are qualified Dermatologist working in the field of Dermatology, Dermatosurgery, Cosmetic Dermatology can be enrolled as international life members, without having voting rights. They will have to submit proof of their qualifications and their valid license to practice dermatology or other allied specialities in their own countries, together with their application to the Honorary General Secretary. Hon Secretary can make their membership only after taking opinion of membership committee. The fee for international Life Members will be 250 dollars.

Membership Tariff :

Category Tariff
Life Member INR 6,000/-
Provisional Member INR 6,000/-
Associate Member INR 10,000/-
International Life Membership 250 dollars.

Documentation for membership :

  • Completed membership online application form
  • Scanned copy of MBBS certificate & proof of registration
  • Scanned copy of PG certificates & proof of registration
  • Bank transfer details (Bank, transaction ID, amount and date)
  • Recent passport size photograph
  • Scanned copy of Certificate from the Head of the Department (in case of Provisional Life Membership)

    ACS(I) National Secretariat

    Dr. Dinesh Kumar Devaraj
    A-31, 6th Street, A Block, Annanagar East, Chennai - 600102 INDIA.


    : drdinesh.acsi@gmail.com