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Student Membership

As a student, you can become a DFI member for free and benefit from all the opportunities DFI offers:

  • Network with thousands of members and industry professionals.
  • Expand your knowledge at conferences, seminars and workshops.
  • Join one of DFI’s Technical Committees.
  • Receive the online version of Deep Foundations magazine six times a year and the DFI Journal 2 times per year, and always be up to date.
  • Access OneMine.org and download up to 125,000 articles, technical papers and books from DFI and organizations all over the world — at no cost.
  • Connect and communicate with industry peers through social media such as DFI’s Facebook page and LinkedIn Groups.
ClassDescriptionYearly Dues
Student (geotech)Individual annual membership dues for students enrolled in a geotechnical related curriculum for 2 years. Student must provide a copy of their student ID card upon submission of their application.FREE
Student (any other than geotech)Individual annual membership dues for students not enrolled in a geotechnical related curriculum. Student must provide a copy of their student ID card upon submission of their application.₹1500

Individual Membership

Practitioners can join DFI as Independent Individual Members to keep abreast of developments in deep foundations and play an important role in contributing to the consensus voice of DFI. In addition, several discounted individual memberships are offered.

  • Corporate Member Employee Individual Membership allows employees of registered Corporate Member organizations to join DFI.
  • Government Employee Individual Membership allows public sector employees including federal, state and municipal agencies to join DFI.
  • Emeritus Individual Membership is reserved for individuals who have been members of DFI, either as Representatives of Corporate Members or as Individual Members for a minimum of 10 continuous years, and who have reached the age of 65 years and have retired from full-time employment.
ClassDescriptionDues
Independent (Single year)Independent Individual annual membership dues₹7000
Independent (Three years)Independent Individual 3-year membership dues (discount)₹18900
Independent (Six years)Independent Individual 6-year membership dues (maximum discount)₹34200
Corresponding (Single year)Corresponding Individual – electronic communication only – annual membership dues₹3000
Corresponding (Three years)Corresponding Individual – electronic communication only – membership dues 3-year membership dues (discount)₹8100
Corresponding (Six years)Corresponding Individual – electronic communication only – membership dues (maximum discount)₹14700
Government (Single year)Individual annual membership dues for public sector employees including Federal, State, and Municipal Agencies₹1500
Government (Two years)Individual 2-year membership dues for public sector employees including Federal, State, and Municipal Agencies (discount) ₹2700