- An Autonomous Think-Tank of Defence and Security Studies 

​​​Centre for Defence Sciences Research & Development 

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​The Membership of the Centre shall be open to any Graduate of any recognised university and of Indian nationality, including NRI, who is interested in Defence & Strategic Studies or in the activities of the Centre and undertakes to observe the rules and regulations of the Centre.

The Membership of the Centre consists of the following categories: Life Member, Institutional Member, Associate Member and Annual Member.


  • LIFE MEMBER - Life Members receive the Centre’s journal Scholar’s Voice: A New Way of Thinking. They are also Member of the General Body, Life Members have the right to vote. They also have the privilege of attending the Centre’s Meetings and Seminars.  The Lifetime subscription fee is Rs. 5,000/-. 

                     Outside India Fee - $1000/-


  • INSTITUTIONAL MEMBER -  Institutional Members receive the Centre’s Journal Scholar’s Voice: A New Way of Thinking. The Institutional Members through its representative, has the right to vote by virtue of being Member of the General Body, and can attend the Centre’s Meetings and Seminars. The five year subscription fee for this category is Rs. 10,000/-.

                     Outside India Fee - $ 2,000/- 


  • ASSOCIATE MEMBER - Associate Member, like Life and Corporate Member, form part of the General Body of the Centre. They have the right to vote, receive the Centre’s journal Scholar’s Voice: A New Way of Thinking, They can attend the Centre’s Meetings and Seminars. Subscription fee for this category is Rs. 2,000/- a year.

                     Outside India Fee - $ 400/- 


  • ANNUAL MEMBER - Annual Members are entitled to receive Centre’s Journal Scholar’s Voice: A New Way of Thinking, in addition to their Annual Member fee of Rs. 1,000/- annually.

                     Outside India Fee - $ 200/- 


BANK DRAFT/CHEQUE should be payable at Allahabad drawn in favour of ‘CDSRD Allahabad’.