The Centre has around 7,000 members including Institutional Members drawn from all over India and abroad. Membership is given to individuals of all nationalities interested in various fields like education, health, science, art, culture, governance and others. It is also given to institutions such as universities, national laboratories, national academies, as well as institutions in harmony with the aims and objectives of the Centre. Foreigners and Indian nationals abroad are considered for admission as Overseas Associate Members. Membership is also available to select overseas institutions.

Currently the Membership is not open. One has to apply on the prescribed form as and when membership is announced open. No person shall be eligible for admission unless he/she has completed 25 years of age. An applicant for membership should be duly proposed and seconded by two Individual Members of the Centre (Life Member or Member or Associate Member. The Proposer and Seconder should not be a relative of the applicant). All members sponsoring applicants are requested to endorse only those candidates whom they know personally and consider eminently eligible for induction. The decision of the Centre regarding grant of membership shall be final.

The admission fees and subscriptions payable by members are decided by the Board of Trustees of the IIC from time to time. Click here for details.