Individual and Institutional Membership

Regular Member

Any persons possessing Master’s degree in Science in Biological, or Life Sciences, or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Biotechnology or Biochemical Engineering can apply for the membership of the Society. Those working in the area of biotech research and business, but not possessing the aforesaid qualifications can also apply for the membership. 

BRSI also considers accepting membership from the persons possessing Master’s degree in Social Sciences and Humanities, if such person works on the social issues related with the biotech education, research and business.

Fees: Rs. 1200 per year (April 1st to March 31st)

Life Member

Any person with above qualification can opt for the Life membership of the Society. Life membership is valid till the age of 75 years.

Fees: Rs. 5000 as one-time payment

Student Member

Any student perusing studies for MSc, MPhil, BTech, MTech, PhD degree in Biological/Life Sciences/Engineering can apply for the membership of the Society. In specific cases, students doing BSc Biotechnology can also be considered for the membership. A certificate of the studentship status of current date from the Head of the Department/Institute must be submitted by the applicant along with the application for the student membership.

Fees: Rs. 600 per year (April 1st to March 31st)

Institutional Member

BRSI also enrolls the academic institutes and industries as an institutional member. The tenure for institutional membership is 10 years.

Fees (For academic institutions / NGO / non-profit organizations): Rs. 20,000

Fees (For industries): Rs 50,000

To join, download and print out the application form below and follow the instructions on the form to complete your membership application. The Society reserves the right to grant membership to any individual or institution, which cannot be considered as right or claim.


Individual Membership Form

Individual Membership Form (Overseas)

Institutional Membership Form