Association of Pharmacy Professionals

Types of membership




1.  Fellow Member (FM)

  • Constitutional members are provided with Fellow membership of APP. Alternatively, life members can convert into fellow members by joining 25 APP life members under him/her.

2.  Life Member (LM)

  • Eligibility for life member of APP is D.Pharm / B.Pharm or B.Sc  / M.Pharm or M.Sc / Ph.D. Eligibility criteria is also open for those who are pursuing PG degree or those professionals who are involved in teaching/research in pharmacy institutes and pharmaceutical industries whether they bear above mentioned degrees or any other medical/paramedical/ applied science degree/diploma.
  • Life members who are pursuing Ph.D will be given the opportunity to be the associate board members of the scientific journal ‘Bull. Pharm. Res.’ provided other conditions are satisfied.
  • Life members holding Ph.D degree will be given the opportunity to act as reviewers and to be the editorial board members of the ‘Bull. Pharm. Res.’ provided other conditions are satisfied.
  • All life members will be exempt of processing/english editing charges for their research/review articles published in ‘Bull. Pharm. Res.’, provided he/she is corresponding author.
  • All life members will be given relaxation in registration fees for all annual conventions conducted by APP throughout life.
  • All life members will be able to access full contents of the published articles in ‘Bull.  Pharm.  Res.’ online. Alternatively, a PDF file of published paper will be communicated to life members on request.
  • All life members who wish to subscribe to the hard copy of journal, will be given relaxation in  printing charges for whole life.
  • Life membership will be for whole life. There is no need to renew the membership.

3.  Institutional Member (IM)

  • Institutional membership will be on annual basis. After one year, institute has to renew the membership.
  • Eligibility criteria for institutional member is open for those approved institutes/bodies who are running pharmacy diploma or UG/PG or Ph.D courses.
  • Institutional members will be given the opportunity to conduct two APP conferences in its premise in one year.
  • Institution logo will be displayed in APP award certificates (under ‘supported by’ section) for one year.
  • Faculties/students of the institute will be able to publish their articles (after approval by referees) in APP journal ‘Bull. Pharm. Res.’ for one year free of charge.
  • Institution will be able to publish pharmaceutical news in association news magazine ‘APP Scientific Updates‘ for one year free of charge.
  • Institute will have free online access to association journal articles.
  • APP Appreciation awards will be given to Principal & Chairman of the institute during conference hosted by institution.
  • Best student award will be given annually to the institutional member student during the conference which will be selected by the Principal.

4.  Honorary Member (HM)

  • APP will invite dignitaries of pharmacy profession in conventions/workshops/quality improvement programs and will honor them with membership.