Any professional graduate, [processing a medical qualification e.g. MBBS or any equivalent degree recognized by any Indian university in Indian System of Medicine / Dentistry (BDS) / Engineering (BE) / Nursing (B Sc Nursing) / Veterinary (BV Sc & AH) are eligible to be ordinary & life member of the association after paying the necessary subscription which will be decided periodically by the annual general body of the association. In case of Sociology, Statistics or Behavioral & allied sciences or Arts subject the minimum qualification for becoming a member should be master’s degree (MSW, M. Stat etc). Candidates with DHE, Dip Diet or DPHN degrees from the recognized university or institution are also eligible to be members of the association after paying the necessary subscription as per rules and regulations. The candidates should be interested in public health and actively pursue public health work to become eligible to be the members of the Association. Any faculty member of PSM/ Community Medicine, in addition to medical faculty, working in Medical colleges may also be eligible for membership.
Any persons possessing other than the above eligibility, interested in public health and actively pursuing public health work are eligible to become Associate Members of the association after paying the subscription which will be decided periodically as per rules and regulations.
No one will be allowed to be a member of more than one local branch and more than one state/ institutional / service branch.