A person shall be eligible for admission to the Council as Associate Member, on receiving the Import-Export Code Number from the Director General Of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, in respect of the product with which the Council is concerned.
In order to be eligible for ordinary membership of the Council, a person must satisfy the following requirements, namely: (a) He, or the entity represented by him, must have been an Associate Member of the Council for at least three years. (b) He, or the entity represented by him, must have, to his or its credit, during the three financial years immediately preceding average exports in respect of the product, of not less than the amount mentioned below: (i) MSME Rs. 10 Lakhs. (ii) Others Rs. 25 lakhs.
Nominated member(s) shall be nominated by the Govt. of India in the Committee of Administration. CoA may admit as Co-opted Members of the Council, individuals (including officers of the Central or State Government) distinguished for public services or who are eminent respectable persons in chemicals and other allied products or in any of the recognized professions for such period as the CoA may decide.