Membership of the Association

The Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (IASSI) is a federal formation of academic bodies involved in teaching of social science subjects and researches in society-related areas. Till now, the Association has 309 member-institutions of which 248 are permanent members. Among the members 143 are universities, 134 research institutions, 14 national academic associations and 18 agencies and institutions under Central and State Government and Public Authorities.

Individual membership is offered by invitations only to senior social scientists as approved by the IASSI Executive Committee. However, the category of Associate Individual Membership is open to all the teachers, researchers and other professionals engaged in study and research of social sciences.

Memberships Fee

Category of Membership Membership fee (Rs.)
Annual 15 years
Institutional 8,000 1,00,000
Associate Individual 1,000 10,000
Individual --- 10,000(life)

Privileges of the Members

  • Members will be entitled to receive information about the activities of the Association, including the Annual Conference.
  • • Annual Conference proceedings along with soft copies of Memorial/Lectures will be provided to the members.
  • • Both Institutional and Individual members will have voting rights and will be represented on the Executive Committee.
  • • All the members, including Associate Members, will have electronic access to the IASSI Quarterly, the journal of the Association. The hard copies of the Journal will be sent to them subject to meeting the postal expenses.

Membership application should be sent to:

Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (IASSI)
C/o. Institute for Human Development
256,2nd Floor, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase III
New Delhi – 110020
Phone: 011- 4106-4679
Mobile: 95 99 66 51 67
The membership form is available at

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