USI Membership

All classes of membership except temporary membership and membership of Service Officers applying for Correspondence Courses being conducted by the USI, will be subject to approval by the Executive Committee. The following are ordinarily eligible to become members of the Institution, with full voting rights:-

  1. Officers of the Armed Forces.
  2. Class 1 Gazetted Officers of the Central Services associated with the field of defence.
  3. Any category mentioned in sub-paras (a) and (b) above will be eligible even though retired or released from the Service.
  4. Cadets from the NDA and Cadets from the Service Academies and Midshipmen.

Only Officers of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Class 1 Gazetted Officers of the Central Services are eligible for membership.

Membership Fee wef 01 Jan 2017 (subject to periodic revisions)

  Entrance Subscription Total
Life Membership
(a) Defence Personnel Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 9,000/- Rs. 12,000/-
(b) Entitled Civilians Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 12,000/- Rs. 15,000/-
Ordinary Membership
(a) Defence Personnel Rs. 1,000/- Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 4,000/-
(For 3 years commencing 01 April)
(b) Entitled Civilians Rs. 1,000/- Rs. 4,000/- Rs. 5,000/-
(For 3 years commencing 01 April)
Grace Period of two months upto 31 May is allowed for renewal of Ordinary Membership at above rate. Thereafter membership fee is to be paid again. No notice is sent.
Associate Membership
For Defence Academics Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 5,000/- Rs. 8,000/-
(For 3 years commencing 01 April)
Course Membership
Rs. 900/- Rs. 600/- Rs. 1,500/-
(One year)
Membership form can be obtained from the USI.
Bank drafts and local cheques or cash only will be accepted. These may be made out in the name of Director USI of India.
Course Membership
Download Membership Form


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