The Institution of Media Professionals (IMP), New Delhi, has been established by Safa Society on 03rd May, 2012, on the auspicious occasion of World Press Freedom Day. The IMP, New Delhi, shall be governed by the aims & objects and rules & regulations of Safa Society, being its parent organization. IMP is the professional wing of Safa Society and will be committed to connect with the fellow Media Professionals, from across the country, and promote professional development amongst media professionals, in general, and related to press freedom and professional ethics, in particular, having primary focus on impartial journalism. The primary aim and objective of the IMP is to proactively engage itself to disseminate the relevant knowledge in the field of Journalism and Media Studies. The IMP is actively working to highlight the role of free press and impartial journalism in nation building, as a fourth pillar of the democracy. For this, IMP, with the help of other professional bodies and Institutions of repute, collectively organize / co-organize Functions, Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, Symposiums, Refresher Courses, Customized Training Programmes, Invited Talks, Round Table Discussions, Webinars & Lecture Series, Road Shows, etc. and also bring out relevant publications. IMP, today, is India’s leading recognized Professional Society devoted to the advancement of Journalism and Media Studies and it serves to a large group of IMP Members and Volunteers, across the country.

IMP offers is membership in the following grades:-

S. No. Membership Category Grades Eligibility Membership Subscription Fee
1. Associate Member (AMIMP) Indian nationals having passed XII Class with minimum 18 years of age. 1000.00
2. Member(MIMP) Indian nationals having passed any graduation degree and 02 years experience of working in the areas of Journalism / Mass Communication / Media or other related areas with minimum 22 years of age. 2000.00
3. Fellow(FIMP) Indian nationals having passed any masters degree and 10 years experience of working in the areas of Journalism / Mass Communication / Media or other related areas or having completed Ph. D. Degree (in Journalism / Mass Communication / Media Studies / Management / any other relevant streams) with minimum 30 years of age. 3000.00

In order to obtain membership of IMP, click here to download the Membership Application Form.

What are the major benefits to the members?
Some of the major benefits to members, but not limited to, are as under:-

  1. Members can write their Membership Grade (AMIMP / MIMP / FIMP) in their Visiting Card and get recognized amongst the fellow professionals.
  2. Members can avail discounted registration in all the paid programmes (FDP / Workshop / Conferences / Webinars / etc.) of the Institution.
  3. Members can organize technical programmes under collaboration with the Institution.
  4. Members can apply for awards and recognition, from time to time.
  5. Members can access free online publications of the Institution, from time to time.
  6. Members will get ample opportunity to collaborate with other professional members and network together for overall professional development.