(a) Application for membership shall be submitted on prescribed forms for the approval of the Council.
(b) Persons should be duly proposed for membership on prescribed forms by at least three members of the Institute of good standing. The Council shall have the right to reject any application for membership without assigning any reasons. Non-election shall not necessarily prejudice the candidate concerned, in any future application for election.
The authorised abbreviation indicating the class of membership of the members of the Institute shall be as follows:
1. Member - M.I.I.M.
2. Associate Member - A.M.I.I.M.
3. Life Member - M.I.I.M. (Life.)
4. Hon. Member - M.I.I.M (Hon)
5. Life Fellow - F.I.I.M (Life)