IFM Membership Benefits

You being a member of the Institute mean that you are part of the only organisation that truly represents physicists in the country. This is important as the institute is recognised in matters pertaining to physics and physics related areas, and you have a voice in it.


  1. Lifelong learning: Stay abreast with the latest discoveries through free access to the online Journal Fizik Malaysia and newsletter
  2. Networking opportunities: Develop and broaden your network by getting involved with IFM activities
  3. Inspire the profession: Shaping the profession through educational activities and career talks
  4. Membership support: Member rates for events organised by IFM and its companion society

IFM membership eligibility and fees

Anyone who have been educated as a physicist or in a physics related area in a manner satisfactory to the Council and have obtained a degree or its equivalent recognised by the Council.


The membership, classified according to your qualification and experience, earns you the use of the authorized titles:

  1. Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Physics: FIPM
  2. Ordinary Member of the Malaysian Institute of Physics: MIPM
Note: Fellows are elected members who shall have attained the age of 30 years and have had experience for not less than seven years of responsible work in physics or its applications to the satisfaction of the Council.


There shall be an Entrance fee of RM10.00 for the membership application. The annual subscription for each class of membership is as follows:

  1. Fellow:   RM40.00
  2. Ordinary member: RM30.00
  3. Life member: RM400.00 (Fellow) and RM300.00 (Ordinary member)

Life membership can be applied in the second year of being an ordinary member.

Annual subscription fees can be transferred to :

Account Name: Institut Fizik Malaysia
Account no. 80-0127885-8
Universiti Malaya
Lot 5270, Bangunan Pentadbiran Baru
University Malaya, Lembah Pantai
59100 Kuala Lumpur.