Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (INDIA)

CSIR - CFTRI Campus, Mysuru - 570020, Karnataka, INDIA


Who can be a member ? 

Membership is open to graduates and diploma holders in Food Science, Technology and Engineering and to those engaged in the profession. As per the option exercised, each member will receive print copy of Indian Food Industry (IFI MAG) & online JFST.

PAYMENT Details:  DD / Cheque : in favour of AFST(I) Mysuru.  Electronic Transfer (NEFT):  A/c: 36903080893, State Bank of India, CFTRI Branch, CSIR-CFTRI campus, Mysuru, Karnataka, India. IFSC Code: SBIN0040055 : CLICK here: Guidelines for Payment Methods

AFST(I) Diamond Jublee Life Membership Drive: Opportunity Back Again.

-> The discounted fees is only for Life Membership Category

-> Membership will be granted only after Scrutiny of application forms by Credential Committee of AFST(I)

-> Applicable for the Application received from 11th February 2019 to 10th May 2019 only

The Membership Fee is inclusive of Goods and Service Tax (GST ... 18%)

Membership Benefits

  • Members will receive Print copy of Indian Food Industry Mag (IFI Mag), and online access to Journal of Food Science and Technology (JFST).
  • Voting rights to elect Chief Executive Committee  (CEC) of AFST(I) online and compete for the various offices of AFST(I) except Student and Affiliate members. 
  • Discounted rates for AFST(I) events like IFCoN and ICFoST.
  • Be a part of the largest and strongest Association of Food Scientists and Technologists in India.
  • And many other professional benefits like backing of a Network of Food Professionals worldwide.


Categories of Membership

Full Member

Life Member

Affiliate Member

Student Member

Corporate Member

Membership Clauses

  • For Renewal attestation and admission fee is not required
  • STUDENT Membership is for 2 years

  • For Student Member endorsement by HOD required
  • Life Membership for 20 years
  • PhD Scholar should apply for Full Membership only
  • Membership period is from January to December

  • For Members (from India) who apply directly for Life membership pay Rs. 11446/- (Incl. of 2 yrs full membership fee) and endorsement of 2 AFST(I) members OR Self attested degree certificate required.
  • "Indian Food Industry Mag will be supplied to the members from the month of acceptance of their Membership".

Membership Checklist

  • Application form should be completely filled.
  • Endorsement by the Two AFST(I) Members or attested copy of degree Certificate is compulsory.
  • DD/Cheque should be drawn in favour of AFST(I) payable at Mysore.
  • The Revised Membership Fee is inclusive of Goods and Service Tax (GST ... 18%) w.e.f. 1st July, 2017

  • Please include Admission Fee with every new membership.
  • In need of more Application Forms make Photo Copies/Xerox.
  • Ph.D. Scholar Students/Research Fellows are not considered as Student Members, but eligible as Full Members. 
  • Students and Affiliate Members are not eligible for Life Membership.