|Honorary Fellow (Hon. F.I.M.M.)
|The Council shall have the power to elect Honorary Fellows who shall be persons of eminence in science or industry. The election shall be based on a majority vote within the Council. Honorary Fellow shall enjoy such privileges as many from time to time be determined by the Council.
|By election only
|A person at least 35 years of age with approved academic qualifications, training and 8 years relevant responsible experience of Materials Science and Engineering or has given distinguished service to industry or education
NOTE. No direct application is allowed. Only upgrading of membership is allowed. Professional, Associate, Affiliate Ordinary and Ordinary grade members can apply to upgrade their membership status to Fellow if they meet the criteria
|Professional Member (M.I.M.M.)
|A person at least 25 years of age with approved academic qualifications and training, having at least 3 years responsible experience in Materials Science and Engineering, or A person at least 40 years of age, with at least 15 years of experience with practical responsibility, as demonstrated by thesis/dissertation or report and interview
NOTE. Associate, Affiliate Ordinary and Ordinary grade members can apply to upgrade their membership status to Professional if they meet the criteria
|Associate Member (A.M.I.M.M.)
|A person at least 25 years of age, who possess an interest in Materials Science and Engineering but have not acquired the necessary experience or obtained the qualifications, governing entry to Member grade. An Associate Member, on obtaining the necessary qualifications, may apply for transfer to Member grade
|Affiliate Company Member
|The Institute of Materials, Malaysia will recognize various professional institutions and societies for free membership at “Company Grade”. Company Members of the recognized professional institutions, societies & associations can become Company Members of the IMM without any annual subscriptions.
|Affiliate Ordinary Member
|The Institute of Materials, Malaysia will recognize various professional institutions and societies for free membership at “Ordinary Grade”. Members of the recognized professional institutions and societies can become Ordinary Members of the IMM without any annual subscriptions.
|Any company that involves or has interest in Materials Science and Engineering will be qualified to join as a Company Member
|Any Malaysian Citizen and above the age of 18 years engaged in activities related to research, development and application in Materials Science and Engineering shall qualify for Ordinary Membership. Only Ordinary Members who meet the necessary minimum requirements may apply for transfer to membership grades of Fellow, Member and Associate Member and may use the abbreviated titles upon transfer
|A student member shall be a person not under 17 years of age who at the time of application satisfies the Council that he has received a good general education and is studying subjects related to Materials Science or Engineering. A student member shall transfer to the grade of Ordinary Member after graduation provided he or she is suitably qualified and as soon as he or she is earning a full-time salary. A Student shall not become member of the IMM without the prior approval of the Vice-Chancellor or Head of Department of the university or relevant authority concerned