Membership

All the permanent employees of CSIR-NAL and CSIR 4PI can register themselves for the membership of the ICAST. The organization identity card with barcode is treated as an ICAST membership card, and the same is integrated with library automation software for issue/return purposes.

Membership Category

No. Documents Entitled

Duration of Issue

Membership Form Attestation By

Scientific/Technical Staff

15

45 days

HoD

RAs/SRF/JRF

10

45 days

HoD

Administrative staff

5

45 days

HoD

Retired Staff (With non-refundable security deposit of Rs. 1,000/ per ticket)

2

45

Head, ICAST

Loan Period:

The registered members can barrow documents as per the entitlements. The reference books and magazines are issued overnight. The books and bound volumes can be borrowed for 45 days (The 45-day due date is calculated from the 1st and 15th of every month).

Walk-in Users:

CSIR-NAL houses several project trainees of BE/BTech, ME/MTech, Ph.D. scholars of AcSIR and other Universities, Temporary project staff, and so on. ICAST allows them to refer to library documents; however, borrowing books are not entitled.

Institutional membership:

ICAST, with its rich knowledge base in the aerospace and allied domain, extends its services to other sister laboratories, R&D organizations, academic libraries through academic and corporate membership.

Institutional Membership Category

Membership Fee

Entitlements

 

Private Academic instutions

 

Rs. 10000 (Refundable Deposit)
Rs. 10000 Access Fee

  • 3 borrower tickets + 1 yellow pass to enter NAL premises
  • Access print resources

 

Corporate

 

Rs. 25000 (Refundable Deposit)
Rs. 25000 Access Fee

  • 3 borrower tickets + 1 yellow pass to enter NAL premises
  • Access print resources

 

Govt. R & D & Academic

 

Free (Exchange basis)

  • 5 borrower tickets + 1 Yellow pass to enter NAL premises
  • Access print resources