Membership Grades

Student Member

Eligibility Criteria:

Aspirants in Full Time or Part Time studies in Finance & investments and can provide confirmation of a course of study; either SMI Qualifications or SMI Accredited Qualifications / Courses.

Suitable for:

Students who are pursuing a formal Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degree.

Student Membership can be Upgraded to;

Affiliate Membership – by the Successful Completion of SMI Qualification or Qualifications/Courses Endorsed by SMI as per the Accreditation Scheme.

Graduate Membership – by the Successful Completion of the Undergraduate Degrees Recognized by SMI as per the Accreditation Scheme.

Associate Membership – by the Successful Completion of the Postgraduate Degrees Recognized by SMI as per the Accreditation Scheme.

Membership Fee:
Initial Registration GBP 90 (One Time)
Subscription (Student Member) GBP 80/Annum
Re - Registration GBP 150

Affiliate Member

Eligibility Criteria:

Aspirants who have completed SMI Qualifications or Qualifications/Courses Endorsed by SMI as per the Accreditation Scheme.

Suitable for:

Normally Students who have no formal Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degree opt this Membership Category.

Affiliate Membership can be Upgraded to;

Graduate Membership – by the Successful Completion of an Undergraduate Degree.

Associate Membership – by the Successful Completion of a Postgraduate Degree; Or any of the below:

  • 5 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market (For SMI Qualifications/ SMI Endorsed Courses/ SMI Certificate Holders)
  • 3 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market (For SMI Diploma Level Qualification holder)
  • 2 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market (For SMI Professional Diploma Level Qualification holder)
Membership Fee:
Initial Registration GBP 90 (One Time)
Subscription (Affiliate Member) GBP 120/Annum
Re - Registration GBP 150
*Existing Members (Any Category) don’t need to Register again; they can upgrade the Membership by paying Affiliate Member Subscription Fees.

Graduate Member

Eligibility Criteria:

Graduates from SMI Recognized Undergraduate Degree

Affiliates who have completed an Undergraduate Degree.

Suitable for:

For students aspiring to start their career soon after graduation.

Graduate Membership can be Upgraded to;

Associate Membership – by the Successful Completion of a Postgraduate Degree

2 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market (after completion of Under graduation)

Membership Fee:
Initial Registration GBP 90 (One Time)
Subscription (Graduate Member) GBP 90/Annum
Re - Registration GBP 150
Exemption Fees for Recognized Degrees GBP 360 (GBP 60/Module)
*Existing Members (Any Category) don’t need to Register again; they can upgrade the Membership by paying Graduate Member Subscription Fees.

Associate Member

Those who have qualified as Post Graduates through an SMI Recognized Post Graduate Degree Or any of the below:

  • Affiliates with a Post Graduate Degree
  • 5 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market (for Affiliates, SMI Endorsed Qualifications/Courses or SMI Certified Qualifications holders)
  • 3 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market (for Affiliates or SMI Diploma Level Qualification holders)
  • 2 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market (for Affiliates or SMI Professional Diploma Level Qualification holders)
Associate Membership can be Upgraded to;

Full Membership – by the Successful Completion of a 3 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market.

Membership Fee:
Initial Registration GBP 90 (One Time)
Subscription (Associate Member) GBP 100/Annum
Re - Registration GBP 150
Exemption Fees for Recognized Degrees GBP 720 (GBP 60/Module)
*Existing Members (Any Category) don’t need to Register again; they can upgrade the Membership by paying Associate Member Subscription Fees.

Full Member

This category of membership confers a professional status in the field of Financial/Capital Market.

Eligibility Criteria:

3 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market (Only for Associate Members)

Suitable for:

For professionals at the peak of their career and are looking to take their career to the next level.

Full Membership can be Upgraded to;

Fellow Membership – by the Successful Completion of a 5 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market.

Membership Fee:
Initial Registration GBP 90 (One Time)
Subscription (Full Member) GBP 150/Annum
Re - Registration GBP 150
*Existing Members (Any Category) don’t need to Register again; they can upgrade the Membership by paying Full Member Subscription Fees.

Fellow Member

The Most Senior Category of Membership open to those who have demonstrated a distinctive contribution to the field of Analytics and Data Science over a significant period. Only Full Members can achieve this Status by the Successful Completion of a 5 Year Relevant Work Experience in Financial/Capital Market.

Membership Fee:
Initial Registration GBP 90 (One Time)
Subscription (Fellow Member) GBP 180/Annum
Re - Registration GBP 150
*Existing Members (Any Category) don’t need to Register again; they can upgrade the Membership by paying Fellow Member Subscription Fees.