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The 21st CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry (CRSI-NSC-21) is being organized during July 14-16, 2017 at CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad. The details of the symposium can be found at

CRSI-ACS Joint Symposium 

The first joint symposium with the American Chemical Society (ACS) will be held on July 13, 2017 at the same venue. A separate registration is required to attend this symposium. Please visit for further details. 

What is New?

aces 2017

Life Membership

You can become a lifetime member of CRSI by paying Rs 10,000.- (Rupees Ten Thousand Only) as membership fee. The payment can be made by electronic transfer or demand draft.

Note: From April 1, 2014, the Lifetime membership fee has been increased from Rs 5,000.- to Rs 10,000.-

1. Electronic Fund Transfer: The membership fee can be paid to CRSI by using the following details:

Account name : Chemical Research Society of India
Account Number : 0683101018592
Bank : Canara Bank
Branch: IISc Campus Branch, Bangalore- 560012
IFSC Code : CNRB0000683

For this mode of payment, kindly download the membership form (click here) and send the completed form to crsi[at] with a copy to mugesh[at] as email attachment. Alternatively, the required details can be submitted online by using the Online Registration Form. Please note that the bank reference number needs to be mentioned in the membership form for electronic payment. 

2. Demand Draft: You can pay the membership fee through demand draft (DD), which should be issued in favour of “Chemical Research Society of India” payable at Bangalore. For this mode of payment, kindly download the membership form (click here) and send the completed form along with DD to the following address:

Prof. G. Mugesh
Secretary General, CRSI
C/O Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560 012

You will receive a receipt for the payment from the CRSI once the money is credited in the bank account. A Register of members shall be maintained at the office of the Society. If you do not receive a receipt along with your life membership number within a reasonable period of time, kindly send an email to crsi[at] and mugesh[at] with relevant details. Please note that the receipt for your payment will be sent through regular mail.

Meetings of the Members

A Register of Members shall be maintained at the office of the Society.

  • A General Meeting of the Members of the Society, called the Annual General Meeting, shall be held every year.
    The business to be transacted at the meeting shall include the following:
    •  Consideration and adoption of the Annual Report of the Governing Council.
    •  Consideration and,adoption of the audited Annual Accounts and the Report of the Auditors there on.
    • Appointment of auditors and fixing their remuneration.
  • A notice of an Annual General Meeting shall be sent to every member at least 21 days before the meeting, stating therein the date, time, venue and the agenda for the meeting.
  • All General Meetings of the Society other than the Annual General Meeting shall be known as Extraordinary General Meetings and such meetings may be convened to consider any urgent matter by giving a notice of 15 days.
  • One-tenth of the members or fifty members, whichever is less, shall constitute the quorum for any General Meeting of the Society. If the requisite quorum is not present, then the meeting shall be adjourned for half an hour and thereafter the business will be transacted with the members present forming the quorum, provided the President and at least 14 members are among those present.
  • The accidental omission to send notice to a member or non-receipt of notice by some members shall not affect the validity of the proceedings of a meeting.

  • Termination of Membership

  • An individual membership shall cease by death, resignation or removal.
  • An individual member whose annual subscription is in arrears for two consecutive years despite reminders from the Society may be removed from the membership of the Society by the Governing Council. Such a member may however be readmitted by the Governing Council on his clearing the arrears and paying, a fine of Rs.200.
  • An individual member is liable to be removed by the Governing Council from the membership of the Society if he/she is declared insolvent or convicted of a criminal offence or he/she has, in the opinion of the Governing Council, behaved or acted in a manner which is in fact and in merit prejudicial or detrimental to the interests of the Society.