Members
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Category Member ( Individual /MR Practitioner)
Member (Corporate / MR User)
Member (Individual / MR user)
Member (Individual / Academia)
Rights

Voting
No right to be elected into office
Corporate member - 3 members can be nominated 

Annual Fee

Individual - 4,000/-
Corporate – 15,000/-

Eligibility Criteria Member (Individual / MR practitioner)

1. Market Research Professionals – those currently in the industry as an active practitioner

2. MR Professionals holding Managerial positions – across any department or function

3. The experience could be cumulative across different MR organisations

4. With 3+yrs of experience in a Managerial position OR Holds a valid Graduate level qualification in MR + 1 yr of Managerial level experience

5. With 1+yrs of experience in a executive/ senior executive position OR Holds a valid Graduate level qualification in MR + 1 yr of Managerial level experience.

- If the member has moved into being a user of MR in a Marketing organization – should change membership category accordingly, by submitting a fresh application

- If the member has moved into a profession that has no role for MR in it – should resign from the Association

6. The head of the organization must certify the application

7. The application needs to be Sponsored by 2 Professional Members

 Eligibility Criteria Member (Corporate / MR User) 1. Users of MR for strategic decision making – for the past 5 yrs

2. The Organisation has the right to nominate 3 members – who need to be in an active role in using MR for strategic decision making.

3. The three members need to fulfill ‘Individual / MR User membership’ criteria by filling up an individual application form as well

4. If any of the members leave the respective organization, their Corporate membership will be cancelled immediately. The individual will be allowed a 3month ‘interim membership’ status (without voting right) to reapply into any relevant membership category. The successor into that position will become a member by submitting an application form

5. The head of the Organization / Marketing must certify the application

6. The application needs to be Sponsored by 2 Professional Corporate Members 
Eligibility Criteria Member (Individual / MR User) 1. Market Research Users – active users of MR as a strategic decision making tool

2. Holding Managerial positions for at least 5yrs

3. Have used MR for at least 5 yrs

4. If the member leaves the current job or moves on to a different role, membership status has to be reviewed. The individual will be allowed a 3month ‘interim membership’ status (without voting right) to reapply into any relevant membership category or resign

 - If the member has moved into another job profile where MR is still being actively used, and if the Organisation has no reservation, the same membership status can be maintained.

 - If the member has moved into a new organization, where there is a role for using MR, membership can be reinstated by applying a fresh.

 - If the new job has no role of MR – should resign from the Association

5. The head of the organization must certify the application

6. The application needs to be Sponsored by 2 Professional Members
Eligibility criteria Member (Individual / Academia) 1. Senior level Lectures involved in lecturing on Market Research, directly or indirectly

2. In the Lecturing profession for at least 5yrs+ - part time or full time

3. If the member leaves the current profession or moves on to a different role, membership status has to be reviewed. The individual will be allowed a 3month ‘interim membership’ status (without voting right) to reapply into any relevant membership category or resign

 - If the member has moved into another job profile where MR is not of interest - should resign from the Association

4. The application needs to be Sponsored by 2 Professional Members