Membership of the society is through membership of a chapter as a Corporate or a Non-Corporate member. Corporate members consist of the Fellows and Members, while Non-Corporate members consist of the Associates, Students and representatives from the Associated Institutions. No person or Institution shall be a member of more than one Chapter. The Application Form covers individual membership for Members, Associates and Students only. The nomination of new Fellows can only be initiated by a Chapter Executive Committee (or a group of Fellows) while the authority to elect new Fellows rests with the National Council. Organisations wishing to become Associated Institutions of the Society should write to the Chapter Secretary.
A Member shall be a person who has adequate academic training and experience in Operations Research. Members of the Society may use the letters MASOR to identify themselves as such.
An Associate shall be a person who satisfies the Chapter Executive that he or she is interested in furthering the objectives of the Society.
A Student shall be a full time student who is interested in any of the Objects of the Society.