Any Malaysian citizen of Telugu origin who has attained the age 18 years and subscribes to the objectives of TAM shall be eligible for membership either as Ordinary or a Life Member. Associate membership which may be open to residents in Malaysia as Honorary membership which may be conferred by unanimous vote of Central Executive Committee on persons who have rendered distinguished services to TAM.
Membership Fee (Subscription)
The subscription for Ordinary Membership shall be RM20.00 for a biennial term which expires by December of the following year. An ordinary member who in arrears of subscription for a period of 3 months after expiry date shall cease to be a member. The Life Membership is RM200.00. The subscription for Joint life membership for husband and wife is RM300.00. The subscription for Associate membership is RM10.00 per annum. All entrance fees for all categories of membership shall be RM10.00 per member.
Application for membership or transfer of membership from one branch to another shall be made on prescribed forms and submitted to the Branch Secretary nearest to the place of residence which shall be processed by the respective branches and submitted to the Honorary General Secretary with recommendations. The Central Executive Committee shall be vested with powers to approve or reject such applications. Where no branches have been established shell be dealt with in the same way by the Honorary General Secretary and Central Executive Committee.
Privileges of Member
Ordinary and Life members shall have the right to speak, nominate and be nominated at General Meetings of respective TAM branch. To contest for Central Working Committee, one should have served at least one term (2 years) in any branch executive committee. A member shall be a beneficiary of all assets of TAM. Have the right to take part in all TAM activities for the benefit of the members at large. Associate / Honorary members shall not be eligible to vote or hold office but may participate in all activities of TAM.