Membership
  TERMS OF ADMISSION OF THE MEMBERS:
 (I)    ELIGIBILITY   FOR MEMBERSHIP
  (a)     Those who have completed any Postgraduate medical course from PGIMER (MD, MS, PhD, Fellowships, MSc, DM, MCh, MHA, MDS)

OR
(b)   Faculty of PGIMER (Past and Present- at least 3 years regular service at PGIMER,   Chandigarh)

OR

(c)  All those who have completed an undergraduate or Postgraduate   paramedical degree/diploma course at PGIMER (e.g. BSc  & MSc Nursing, BSc-MLT,  MSc-MLT BSc Speech and audiology, Perfusionist,      Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy and all other new paramedical courses of  at least 3  years duration )

OR
(d) Anyone who has worked for at least 3 years in an academic medical job at PGIMER.

3. MEMBERSHIP FEES: (w.e.f. 20.07.2018)  
Currently:
– Indian Rs. 5000 for Indian Residents and for residents of other SAARC countries. $ 300 for all others
4.  RESIGNATION, FINES,  EXPULSION  OF MEMBERS AND OFFICE BEARERS
i.                    On the death of a member

ii.                  Resignation by the member

iii.                 By the General Body on the recommendations of the Executive Committee on the grounds of bringing disrepute to the Association by a member in any way.   On his/her involvement in anti society activities, which are in contravention to the constitution of the society.

5     CATEGORIES OF MEMBERS:

There will be two categories of members in the above noted Society but all the members shall be life members.

(i)  HONORARY MEMBER              (II)     ORDINARY MEMBERS.

Honorary Members:

a) The serving Director of PGIMER will be the Chief Patron of PCAAS.

b) All former Directors of the PGIMER, Chandigarh will be the Patrons of the Association.

c) All former Deans of the PGIMER, Chandigarh will be the advisors of the Association

ORDINARY MEMBERS:

Anyone who fulfil the qualifications as mentioned at Sr.No.2, can become the member of the society , but he/she should be either recommended by one of the Member of the Executive body or two members of General body of the society by paying the one LIFE TIME membership fee, which is as follow:

Indian Rs. 5000 for Indian Residents and for residents of other SAARC countries. $ 300 for all others

FORMATION  OF GENERAL BODY OF THE ASSOCIATION:

1.  Composition: All members of  PCAAS whose names are on “register of Membership” of PCAAS shall be members of the general Body of PCAAS.

The register of membership will be maintained and kept in the head office of the Association.

5.2. Voting rights and other privileges of members of the General Body
All   members of the Association are entitled to the same kind of privileges except the voting rights which differ for various groups as under:
* All   members of groups I (a) & I (b), have voting rights on all issues of the Association (e.g. election of the office bearers of the Association as well as nominees of group B (only) on the Executive Committee, constitutional amendments etc). Whereas, members of groups I(c) & I (d) have voting right only to elect nominees of their respective groups to the Executive Committee of the Association.
 5.3 POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE GENERAL BODY.
        i.            To elect the Executive Committee as per details in clause 6.
      ii.            To guide and examine the work of the Executive Committee and decide the future line of     action.
    iii.            To draw rules and byelaws for the smooth functioning of the Association.
    iv.            To examine and approve the yearly income and expenditure drawn by the Executive Committee.

v.            To assist in raising funds for the Association.

vi.            The General Body has the power to sanction extraordinary expenses of the Association as and when deemed necessary.

The General Body shall have the supreme power and can change the decision of the Executive body but with 2/3rd Majority of the members present in such meeting the notice of which shall not be less than 15 days.