Anyone who successfully completes the regular MSW programmes from any UGC approved Universities can become a life member of KAPS by paying Rs.1000 (rupees one thousand only) as membership fees and an annual subscription fees of Rs.100 for continuing as an active voting member.
Student membership is given in KAPS to those who have enrolled for BSW and MSW programs. The student membership fee is Rs. 200. A certificate will be given to student members and KAPS district chapters will be organizing programs for the student members in consultation with the concerned departments/schools. Once the students successfully complete their MSW programs, they can join as regular life members by paying the balance of Rs. 800. For enrolling as student members the respective colleges/department should forward list of students (BSW/MSW) with contact numbers and email ids to KAPS secretariat (format attached).
Forty per cent of the membership fee, annual subscription and student membership fee shall be retained by the state office and sixty percent shall be transferred to the district chapters for its activities.
The membership fees may be remitted to A/c No. 33607666456 SBI Kottayam Br. or through DD in favour of ‘Kerala Association of Professional Social Workers’ payable at Kottayam. The KAPS secretariat will in turn intimate the details to concerned district chapters. The student’s certificates will be sent to the students through concerned college.