15.1 Affiliated Unties
State Association shall apply to one of the Honorary General Secretary and shall send the amount of admission and affiliation fee to him / her with a copy of the rules and regulations, a list of office bearers and the list of Districts affiliated to it.
15.2 Association Affiliates
The Executive Committee may also grant affiliation to various Departmental Sports Control Boards on national level in the country without any voting right for the purpose of Inter Institutional Tournaments and open and major tournaments, with a view to encourage and promote the game. This will exclude Railways, Air India Sports Control Board, P.S.C.B. and Inter University Board which are existing members at par with affiliated units. The Admission fee for associate membership shall be a non-refundable amount of Rs. 5,000/-.
The acceptance or rejection of such application shall rest with the Executive Committee but an Association whose application is rejected may appeal to the Council. If the application be rejected, the amount of admission and affiliation fee shall be refunded.
15.4 Club Affiliates
The Executive Committee may also grant affiliation to any club or group of clubs for the purpose of holding inter-club badminton tournament and other open tournaments in their area of operation, with a view to encourage and promote the game. However, such membership shall not confer any voting right to them to vote in any meeting of BAI. The players selected by such club(s) would directly participate in the Tournaments organized by the respective State Association, which may consider them while making selections for the National Level or any other ranking tournaments.
15.5 Individual Affiliates
The Executive Committee may also grant affiliation to individual person(s), who are of eminent personality in the country, with a view to encourage and promote the game; such members shall not have any right to vote in any meeting of BAI.
The admission fee for club membership shall be a non refundable amount of Rs. 1.00 Lac.