Eligibility Criteria For Membership

CATEGORIES OF MEMBERSHIP
  • Individual Member
  • Affiliate Member
  • Associate Member
  • Student Affiliate
  • Member of the College of Consulting Firms (CCF)
  • Industry Affiliate
  • Industry Member

ELIGIBILITY 

Individual Member: This category of membership is open to those who have been engaged in the independent, full time practice of Management Consultancy either as a principal or an employee of a Management Consulting Organisation for at least two years, over 26 years of age and must possess suitable University degree, or Diploma in Management Consulting from IMCI, or a professional qualification as desire acceptable by Executive Council of IMCI.
 (OR)
For Business School Faculty:
 - He must have been an Associate Member of the Institute for at least two years
- He must have at least 300 hours per year, of experience in consulting and/or research in management.
 - Must be a “Professor” or “Reader” (or equivalent as prescribed by the University Grants Commission of India) in an AICTE(All India Council for Technical Education) recognized business school in India for at least one year. In the event of the business school not being recognized by the AICTE, the National Accreditation Board of IMCI is empowered to take a decision in this regard.
The Executive Council of IMCI authorized to specify age/criteria time to time for exceptional/deserving cases.
 
Affiliate Member: This category is open to those who are least 21 years of age and engaged in the independent practice of Management Consulting either as a Principal or an employee of a Management Consulting Organisation, and must possess suitable qualifications.
 
Associate Member: This category is open to those who are over 21 years of age and a faculty member/ visiting/teaching faculty/research associate of a business school/management institute, which is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or approved by the IMCI Executive Council.
 
Student Affiliate: This category is open to students of business schools recognised by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or by the Executive Council by a resolution, or he should have been awarded the Diploma in Management Consulting of IMCI.
 
In addition to this, students pursuing other courses like CA, ACCA, CFA, CCA or any other educational degree who really join consulting firms after their programme can be also admitted to the grade of Student Affiliate. The Executive Council of IMCI is empowered to take a decision in this regard. Student Membership is valid for a maximum of two years.
 
Member of College of Consulting Firms: Organizations which are separate entities or divisions of firms, companies or other entities that have been in full time management consultancy business for at least three continuous years are eligible to become members of the College of Consulting Firms of the IMCI, if at least 25% or two, whichever is, more of Senior Consultants of the organisation are individual members of the IMCI. Organisations are divided between Small, Medium and Large, based on the total number of professional staff employees.
 
Industry Affiliate: To encourage more and more persons from Business / industry /Academics/ Services and who are yet to join consulting as a profession, a grade of Industry Affiliate is open. All persons who are associated with the Industry whether Consulting or otherwise and wish to undertake consulting in future or wish to continue learning the profession of consulting are eligible to join. However this category will not confer any voting rights on the members till they start practicing consulting. The Executive Council will decide on eligibility and rules on these from time to time and case to case basis.
 
Industry Member : Any incorporated or unincorporated entity or separately identified division within such an entity who endorses to the objectives of the Institute may apply to be admitted as a member under User Industry Member category. Organisations are divided between Small, Medium and Large, based on the total turnover of the entity.
 
RIGHTS & PRIVILEGES: 
Individual Members shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership of the IMCI. They shall be referred to as voting members of the IMCI, provided they are members in good standing.
 
Affiliate Members, Associate Members & Student Affiliates shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of membership of the IMCI excluding (1) voting rights (2) holding elected office at National / Chapter level (3) Use of suffix CMC / MIMC.
 
Members of the College of Consulting Firms shall be entitled to all rights and privileges applicable to the Colleges as laid out in the Constitution and will be entitled to elect representatives who are individual members of the Institute to the Executive Committee of the IMCI. 
 
All Individual Members who join IMCI are required to clear the Process of Certification consisting of Written Examination, Presentation and Viva Voce and Two Client Referrals, after which they can use the title CMC ® (Certified Management Consultant). Until then, they can use the title MIMC (Member of the Institute of Management Consultant).
 
SCHEDULE OF FEES
Proposed w.e.f. 1st April, 2017 for new members and for existing members who wish to upgrade membership will be with immediate effect
 
Entrance Fee Standard Rate Annual Fee Standard Rate 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Individual Member 8000 4000 11400 18500 36000
Affiliate Member 6000 3000 8550 13875 27000
Associate Member 4000 2600 7410 12025 23400
Fellow Member 4000 11400 18500 36000
Senior Citizen
(Consultants over 65 years age)
1200 3420 5550 10800
Student Member 1000 1000 - - -
Industry Affiliate 8000 2000 5700 9250 18000
CCF Category (Member of College of Consulting Firms)
Large Organisation
(Professional Staff 50 or more)
15000 22500 64125 104063 202500
Medium Organisation
(20 or more but less than 50)
10000 11300 32205 52263 101700
Small Organisation
(6 or more but less than 20)
5000 3800 10830 17575 34200
Very Small Organisation
(2 or more but less than 6)
3000 2300 6555 10638 20700
Industry Member
Large Organisation
(Having a turnover of over 100 CR)
10000 10000 28500 46250 90000
Medium Organisation
(Having a turnover between 10 and 100CR)
7500 7500 21375 34688 67500
Small Organisation
(Having a turnover of more than 1 Cr and less than 10 Cr)
5000 5000 14250 23125 45000
Very Small Organisation
(Having a turnover of less than 1 CR)
3000 3000 8550 13875 27000

 

Those admitted to membership must agree to abide by the Constitution, Rules and Regulations and Code of Ethics of the Institute.

 

Note: - Please kindly note that if a member join during financial year will be charge then the annual fee on the following terms

 

Join during the 1st quarter (April/May/June) Will be charge for Total annual fee
Join during the 2st quarter Will be charge for Nine months annual
Join during the 3rd quarter (Oct/Nov/Dec) Will be charge for six months annual
Join during 4th quarter (Jan/Feb/March) Will,be charge for three months annual fee

 

The Institute has the following Chapters

 

Northern Region: Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab & Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh. The Chapter in Northern Region is Delhi.

 

Western Region: Daman Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. The Chapters is Western Region is Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad.

 

Southern Region: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Lakshadweep. The Chapters in Southern Region are Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore.

 

Eastern Region: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Mehgalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Utkal, West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Chapter in Eastern Region is Kolkata.

 

Please send your application through the Chapter depending upon where you are located.

 

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