Online Membership Application System (OMAS)

Life Member [lm]

The eligibility criteria for becoming a life member of the Association shall be:

  • A postgraduate qualification in the specialty (i.e. a diploma or a degree  in Dermatology or Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy) from a Medical college affiliated to and awarded by an Indian University or an institution recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). (or)
  • An equivalent organization of the Government of India; or a Diploma in Dermatology or Dermatology and Venereology of the National Board of Medical Examinations, New Delhi. (or)
  • Others with foreign degrees or diplomas or equivalent qualifications should have their qualifications recognized by the MCI or an equivalent organization of the Government of India to become eligible.

Provisional Life Member [plm]

The eligibility criteria for becoming a provisional life member of the Association shall be:

  • Only post graduate students undergoing training in MCI recognized medical colleges/ postgraduate courses of this specialty or those pursuing DNB in Dermato- Venereology/DVL are eligible for this category.
  • They have to send their qualification certificate within 5 years of their registration for the postgraduate course to the Honorary Secretary General (National) in order to become permanent life members.

Associate Life Member [alm]

Associate Life Membership can be awarded to doctors & other specialists working in the field of dermatology, venereology and leprology (e.g. dermatopathologists, academicians, researchers and scientists). They will not have any voting rights and cannot hold any IADVL post.

plm to lm conversion

Provisional Life Member (PLM) have to send their qualification certificate and proof of registration of additional qualification within 5 years of their enrollment as a PLM in order to become a Life Member(LM). In case they fail to do so, in the defined period mentioned above, they will have to register once again as a Life Member (LM) after following the due procedure through the state branch.