An applicant for Student Membership must satisfy the Council that:-
- He or she is not less than 12 years of age.
- He or she has passed the Preliminary Examination prescribed by Council, or such other examination as, in the opinion of Council, is equivalent thereto.
- He or she is receiving regular training in the Science of Electronics and its application.
- He or she intends to satisfy the conditions of election to Graduateship of the Institution.Upon reaching the age of 25 a student must, except at the discretion of Council, either have qualified (and applied) for a higher grade of membership or withdraw from the Institution.