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NAOP’s membership is open to any individual with a Master’s degree in Psychology or related disciplines who are involved in one or more aspects of Psychology teaching, research and practice. Students of Psychology or related disciplines can also become "Associate Members" without voting rights. All members have to go through the application process ( and will become a Member or Associate Member of the Academy with the payment of the prescribed dues. A person shall continue to be a member so long as the annual dues are regularly paid. A person shall cease to be a member either by default or by unanimous decision of the Working Committee.

Subject to other provisions of the statutes, the persons who become Associate Members or Members can keep their membership on payment of the following membership contribution.

Benefits of Membership

Opportunities to join the divisions of NAOP, where members can make research collaborations and can communicate with members to collaborate on projects such as Congress Symposiums, publications, educational webinars, etc.

All the members receive some discount on the Annual Conference Registration Fee from the organizers of NAOP annual conferences as well as the conferences organized by NAOP’s MOU partners.

Free access to NAOP Bulletin detailing news, articles, blogs, and educational, employment, funding, and conference opportunities from around the world.

Access to various scholarships/ Awards/ Workshops sponsored by NAOP.

Free subscription to the NAOP Journal “Psychological Studies” (Only online subscriptions for Associate members) for their membership year(s).

Opportunity to participate in various committees of NAOP Divisions.

Eligibility to participate in NAOP Executive Council Election (After uninterrupted membership for five years).

Full members have the voting rights in electing the office bearers of NAOP every year.

Fees for New members or Renewals

For Members (for citizens of India, Nepal, Bhutan, & Sri Lanka):

Annual: Rs. 1000 /-

Five years: Rs. 4500 /-

For Members (International members)

Annual: $30

Five Years: $120

For Associate Members (Students):

Annual: Rs. 500 /-

Irrespective of the time of the payment, NAOP membership for a given year is valid from January 1st till December 31st of a particular year.

Procedure for Application

1. Make the membership Payment

Bank Name State bank of India
A/C NO. 10043545145
branch code 08778 South Campus New Delhi
IFSC: SBIN0008778

2. Fill out the online google form

Fill the following form by visiting the following link

Once payment is made, send information about payment and filled application form by email to the Treasurer, Dr. Tushar Singh ( / cc to

All membership enquiries can be sent to the Treasurer, Dr. Tushar Singh ( / cc to, Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.