Membership Category

The following are eligible to enroll themselves as members:

  • Regular Staff of NIE/CIET.
  • Students of NIE.
  • Participants attending Seminars / programmes organized by the Council.
  • Junior Project Fellow/Research Fellow/Computer Assistants.
  • Consultants / Advisors (on the recommendation of Director/JD).
  • Retired employees of NCERT.
  • Teachers/Research Scholars/Administrators/Planners/Policy Makers in the field of education & other allied fields.
  • Students of education at bonafide institutions and members of NGOs.

How To Become A Member?

Besides staff members and students mentioned above, any one interested can join the library. There are various types of membership available to suit the requirements of readers. The interested users need to complete a form, provide identification, and pay a fee (in certain membership). The institutional/external members need to have an official seal on their forms.

There are different types of Membership as follows:

Casual Membership

Members in this category can avail the use of library resources and use photocopying facility in the library on payment basis as per the library rules. They are required to enrol themselves as casual members of the library by providing the proof of residence, voter ID Card, Driving License, Passport, Ration Card etc. or a letter from the institution where they are employed. Casual members cannot borrow any book.

Special Membership

Special membership is extended to NCERT retired personnel (with pension benefits) with borrowing facilities (2 books only) after submission of the prescribed application form.

External Membership

External members seeking membership will have to duly fill the requisite application form with a security deposit Rs.2000/- (Rupees Two thousand only), which is refundable without any interest on expiry of membership. A letter from the institution where they are employed or a reference from a faculty of NCERT is to be submitted along with the form. The membership will be valid for one year. Members can borrow two books. External Membership is limited to Delhi & NCR.

Institutional Membership

This is offered to organizations and education/research institutions on payment of annual enrolment processing fee i.e. Rs.2000/- (Rupees two thousand only) and Rs.5000/- (Rupees five thousand only) as security (refundable without any interest) with borrowing facilities for three books. Institutional Membership is limited to Delhi & NCR.