Please read carefully the information in this page and then click on the link button at the bottom to register for the Congress.


Registration should be made on-line through the congress website. Exceptionally, if you face any problem in registering on-line, please contact the Congress Secretariat ( who will send you a pdf file for manual registration.


Registration Fees in
₹ (INR – Indian Rupees)
Till 6 June 2017**
(Early Bird)
After 6 June 2017
Participant ₹ 45,000 ₹ 50,000
Student* ₹ 15,000 ₹ 15,000
Student with accommodation ₹ 28,000 ₹ 28,000
Accompanying person ₹ 15,000 ₹ 15,000
Banquet Fee for registered participant*** ₹ 4,000 ₹ 4,000
Banquet Fee for unregistered guest of participant*** ₹ 5,000 ₹ 5,000

*Only students or post-docs aged 35 or younger (born on or after 1 January 1982) are eligible for the student rate. Please show your institutional photo-ID card or an authorization letter certifying your student status at the registration counter, to collect your badge. In case a student is unable to establish such proof (s)he will be asked to pay the difference and register as a participant.
**To benefit from the early bird registration fee, payment must be made before 31 May, 2017. Otherwise the full registration fee of INR 50,000 will be applied.
***The banquet will be held in the HITEX area, adjacent to HICC, on 27 August, 2017.

Note: Retired crystallographers and scientists, over 80 years, who are not actively involved in teaching and research, should write to in order to avail of a special reduced rate of registration of ₹15,000. This would give them all the benefits that are available to regular registered participants.

Fee Includes:

Participants and Students:

  • Opening ceremony and welcome reception on Monday, 21 August, 2017
  • Lunch, AM and PM coffee breaks on 22 – 28 August, 2017
  • Closing ceremony on 28 August, 2017
  • Congress bag containing program and other material
  • Attendance to all Congress scientific sessions
  • Access to the exhibition and poster area

Students who opt for the Accommodation cum Registration Package:

  • 7 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis in serviced apartments with breakfast and shuttle service to Congress venue between 21 – 28 August, 2017

Accompanying persons:

  • Opening ceremony and welcome reception on Monday, 21 August, 2017
  • Access to the exhibition and poster area only
  • Lunch, AM and PM coffee breaks on 22 – 28 August, 2017
  • Closing ceremony on 28 August, 2017
  • Access to Parallel Program area

Registration Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations must be notified in writing to
  • Any name change will be treated as a cancellation and a new registration will be required at applicable fee.
  • Cancellations made before 15 May, 2017 will be eligible for full refund minus the bank transaction charges and applicable taxes and an administrative fee of ₹500.
  • Cancellations made between 16 May and 30 June, 2017 will be refunded 50% of the total amount of registration minus the bank transaction charges and applicable taxes.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations made after 1 July, 2017 or for registered participants who fail to attend.
  • Corresponding refunds will be made from 15 September, 2017 onwards.

For more information

Once you have been registered, if you need to enquire, change, add information, or cancel your registration please contact the Registration Secretariat, indicating your registration number. Changes, additions, or cancellations must be notified in writing to the Registration Secretariat to


Deadline for Payment of Registration Fees at “Early Bird” rate: 6 June, 2017.
Please be assured that your registration fee will be credited on the day it is received.
We thank you for your patience!

Methods of payment:

Online Payment: You may pay online via VISA or MASTERCARD by using the Access key that will be emailed to you after you fill the online Contact Details form. Use your access key to login to the Command Panel.

Bank Transfer: Only Registration and Banquet fees should be paid for by Bank Transfer to the State bank of India, details below.
Attendees making a bank transfer should first calculate the equivalent amount of their registration fee in US Dollars, using their banks exchange rate on the day of the transfer. The payment should be in US dollars.

Name of the Bank:- State Bank of India
Account Number:- 33887972733
IFSC Code:- SBIN0002215
Bank Address:- Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Branch, Bangalore 560012.
Swift Code:- SBININBB425

Please note the following:

  • Please do not forget to include the following reference in the bank transfer “IUCR 2017 REGISTRATION FEE”, as well as the database ID & name of the participant.
  • All bank charges incurred will be borne by the payee.
  • Participants intending to pay by bank transfer should first alert the secretariat by email to The Secretariat will require a copy of the bank transfer document to identify the payee.
  • No confirmation will be sent until the registration secretariat has received the full payment.
  • Any difference arising in the payments will be collected on site by the registration secretariat.
  • In the case that registration funds are wired late or for unexpected reasons, are not credited to the Congress account at the time of registration, the original bank receipt will be required. If no proof of payment can be presented, full payment will be required on site.
  • Additional requests made after 10 August, 2017 will be processed on site.

Demand Draft (For Indian Participants only)

  • Indians who are unable to pay online, have the additional option of making the payment through Demand Draft favouring “Crystallography in India”, payable at Bangalore, and courier it to:

    IUCr 2017 Registration Secretariat
    KW Conferences Pvt. Ltd.
    A-56/12, DLF Phase-I, Gurgaon-122002, Haryana, India

    (Please write your Name, Institute, Address and Mobile Number at the back of the Demand Draft)

  • Participants should send a soft copy of the DD to the secretariat by email to


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