Joining IEEE & Starting a Student Branch - IEEE Computer Society ...

Additionally, the students can take the combined membership in IEEE Computer society at additional fee of. USD 4/=. This means, at USD 17.50/- a student ...
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Joining IEEE & Starting a Student Branch (Valid from 1st Mar 2016) From 1st March IEEE admits new members at 50% of the annual rate and the membership will last for 10 months till Dec 2016. This means by paying for 6 months, one can enjoy the membership benefits for 10 months. . The IEEE professional membership rate now is USD 40.50/=. The student membership rate is USD 13.50/=. Additionally, the students can take the combined membership in IEEE Computer society at additional fee of USD 4/=. This means, at USD 17.50/- a student becomes a member of IEEE & IEEE CS and also gets full access to the Digital Library of IEEE Computer Society. There are about 39 technical societies in IEEE and one can choose any (depending on the interest) and become member by paying a nominal additional fee. To start a student branch (SB), the institute should have 12-20 student members and a min of 3 professional members to act as counsellor, adviser and mentor. As you are aware, IEEE is the largest technical association in the world and has over 55000 members in India. IEEE offers a lot of volunteering opportunities and recognizes its members liberally. The Madras Section to which you will be attached also will support financially (to some extent depending on the membership strength) in organising events at the SB, fund the student projects, support travel to present papers in intl. conf. The IEEE site map is at http://www.ieee.org/sitemap.html By visiting this link, you can move around the various sites of IEEE. While the IEEE web site is quite rich with various information, some quick links relating to membership and starting a SB are given below. Becoming member, Applying for the formation of Student Branch (SB) and SB Technical Chapter etc can be done online All membership related information are at: http://www.ieee.org/membership_services/index.html To join IEEE pl. visit: https://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/join/join_md1.html Membership dues info at: https://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/join/join_dues.html To know the membership benefits of various grades, pl. visit https://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/benefits/benefits.html To know more about IEEE Geographic Unit (Student Branch, Student Branch Technical Chapter) Formation Policies and Petitions pl. visit http://www.ieee.org/societies_communities/geo_activities/forms_petitions/index.html If you need any clarification / assistance to become a member of IEEE or to start the IEEE SB at your institute, pl. do get in touch with the IEEE Madras Section at [email protected] or the Chair, Student Activities at [email protected] OR Mr. Raja, Executive Assistant of IEEE Madras Section at 9382328776