Frequently Asked Questions

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MIST Alumni Society

What are the general criteria for MISTAS MEMBERSHIP?

MISTAS Membership requires at least a 04-Year Course Graduation from MIST.

Upon fulfillment of the criteria stated below any person irrespective of his/her nationality will be deemed eligible:

  1. Agrees to abide by the laws imposed by Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
  2. Agrees to uphold the Memorandum of Association and Article of the Association and intent to devote for the welfare services and activities of MISTAS.
  3. Is associated with any affairs of MIST.
  4. Is clear of any criminal records domestically or internationally.
  5. Is not declared/ certified as mentally unstable.
  6. Agrees to pay fees associated with the membership criterion as determined by the Board of Trustee (BOT)

At present MISTAS offers two types of Membership i.e.

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What amenities General Members will enjoy and how much legislative authority they will have over MISTAS?

General Membership position dignifies all the registered alumnus/alumna of MIST in MISTAS. The registration unveils the MISTAS Alumni database and interactive web portal for a member. Any General Member can run for any of Executive Committee Posts and Vote in MISTAS election. All general members are entitled to Unique Alumni ID Cards as per issuance from MISTAS.

Who are eligible for General Membership?

A person who has completed His/her Four (04) years Bachelors degree from Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) .

Check the MISTAS recognized course list here 

How long the General Membership is valid?

General Membership is valid for one (01) calendar year. However, MISTAS will notify incase of any special extension of existing memberships.

As a special privilege, all of the old and new registered members will avail membership validity up-to Dec 31, 2021.

What is the membership fee for General Membership?

BDT 1,500 (Taka Fifteen Hundred only) for General Membership. It is one-time non-refundable fee which provides validity for General Membership for the concurrent Calendar year.

At present, after payment of BDT 1500 you will get valid membership up to Calendar Year 2021.

How much do I need to pay as single time payment for LIFE MEMBERSHIP now?

BDT 10,000 (Taka Ten Thousand only). It is one-time non-refundable fee for which you get valid Membership of MISTAS up-to the life of MISTAS or the entitled member.

LIFE MEMBERSHIP entitlement can not be transferred to another person.

What is the annual renewal fee for General Member?

To be decided on the next MISTAS Council.

As a special privilege, the GENERAL MEMBERS who registered during 2019-2020 will get auto renewal up-to Dec 31, 2021.

Who are eligible for LIFE MEMBERSHIP?

Any person eligible for General Membership will be eligible for Life Membership by any of the following processes-

  1. A General Member after completing 10 years of membership may be transferred to Life Membership. In this case membership up gradation fee will be applicable (as per MISTAS Council)
  2. Any General Member can upgrade him/herself at any point of his/her membership through payment of the designated (Life) membership fee.

What amenities LIFE MEMBERS will enjoy in MISTAS?

Life members are exempt from paying the Yearly Membership Renewal Fee for lifetime of MISTAS or the entitled person.

As of other privileges, Life Members will avail all facilities as General Members do. Board of Trustee can declare some additional priorities, features and advantages for Life Members.

Is Membership Grade a factor to be a candidate/nominee of Executive Committee or Board of Trustee position?

NO. Membership Grade (Life/General) is not a factor of candidacy of Executive Committee or Board of Trustee position.

Members however, have to assure valid membership (i.e. no dues in membership fees) during applying for the candidacy. 

Is there any age limit for Membership Grades?

No. There is no age limit.

Is there any age limit for run candidacy for Executive Committee?

No. There is no age limit.

How long Life Membership is valid?

Life Membership, as the name implies; is a membership for life-time of MISTAS or the person entitled. They would avail all facilities, offers and special offers and priorities as declared by Board of Trustee throughout their lifetime.

I did registration for MISTAS Launching Ceremony - Meet & Greet (13th September, 2019). Do I need to do registration again?

Yes. You have to register with one of our Membership. 
Meet & Greet was the MISTAS Launching Event and participants did the Event Registration, not Membership registration.

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When will the Election take place?

At present MISTAS is being managed by an Ad-Hoc Team recognized my MIST & MISTians. The MISTAS Ad-Hoc Team is expecting to arrange the first ever MISTAS ELECTION in the first quarter of 2021 with prior discussion and written approval from MIST on availability of MIST Campus on that particular schedule.

What is the last date of Membership registration?

Membership Registration is open for all throughout the year. Any alumni can register in MISTAS portal anytime s/he desires.

To be mentioned here, the MISTAS Ad-hoc committee wishes to announce Nomination and Voter list for Executive Committee Election by MARCH 2021. And only registered & Alumni with valid membership will be eligible to participate in the election process.

Can present/current students do the registration?

No. A four year graduation from MIST is a must for MISTAS Membership.

Check the list of MISTAS Recognized list of courses here.

I am staying in abroad. Can I pay in foreign currency?

Yes, you can pay through your international credit card provided that your card must have Int’l transaction payment via e-commerce enabled. Our online payment portal supports International VISA/MasterCard.

At present our payment portal partner is SSLCOMMERZ and here is the list of recognized payment channels –

What are the available payment channels/methods?

At present our payment portal partner is SSLCOMMERZ and here is the list of recognized payment channels –

If someone completes 10 years General Membership and pays the upgradation fee for life Membership, does s/he still need to pay BDT 10,000?


BDT 10,000 (Life Membership Fee) is applicable when a General Member has not fulfilled the 10-Year-Membership condition but wishes to be upgraded to Life Member.

Can I transfer my Membership status to someone?

No. Membership status is an exclusive right of that designated individuals. It cannot be transferred from one person to another.

Is there any Auto-Renewal Process?

Not yet. We will send a reminder SMS and E-mails to the registered users regarding membership renewal. In future, we would add yearly subscription options of auto-renewal of Membership where renewal fee of consecutive multiple years could be deducted from the member’s bank account or credit card as per the choice from the individuals.

May any General Member or Life Member be a Patron?

The Board of Trustees may declare any person, who has contributed highly significant services to MISTAS or MISTAS affiliated organizations and events which have direct effect on positive branding of MIST as well as MISTAS locally and globally, either by providing significant financial support to their cause or by rendering outstanding services as a Patron.

Under this circumstance any registered member may be a Patron, decided by the Board of Trustee.

How to resign from Alumni membership?

Member may resign his/her membership by a formal written communication to Executive Committee. The resignation shall take effect as per Membership section of MISTAS Constitution. But an act of resigning will restrict a member from readmission for the subsequent two calendar years starting from the confirmation of the registration. In case of, readmitting a resigned alumnus, the person cannot be readmitted to a higher member grade than his previous one. 

Will Membership fee (General Member, Life Member) be changed in future?

Every Board of Trustee (03 years tenure of each Board of Trustee) reserves the rights to change the fee.

Membership GradeEntry FeeAnnual Renewal FeeUp gradation Fee
General Member1,500 (Fifteen Hundred)Those who registered in 2020. No fee for 2021

From 2022, To be Decided by the BOT.

To be Decided by the BOT.
Life Member10,000 (Ten Thousand)N/AN/A

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