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- Educational Qualification and eligibility criteria for courses:
i) Minimum 10+2 pass for Methods of Instruction Courses in Mountaineering, Skiing and Water Sports.
ii) Matriculation or above (except for Service / Armed Forces personnel) for Basic and Advance Mountaineering courses. Knowledge of English and Hindi essential.
2. Course fee:
The course fee, mentioned in the “TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR THE YEAR 2017 ONWARDS”, includes accommodation in hostel/ tents in training area/ field; food and training.
- Travel expenses:
Participants (trainees) have to pay for their travel expenses on their own from their home to the Institute / Regional Centre/ Sub Centre (place of training) and back to their home.
Candidates are selected for the courses on “first come first served” basis, subject to fulfillment of all conditions.
a) All the training courses and programmes are conducted by the ABVIMAS at its Manali headquarters and Regional and Sub Centers in Himachal Pradesh on army pattern. Therefore, participants of all training courses and programmes must maintain discipline of the highest order. In case of any misconduct, misbehavior or indulgence in intoxication and anti – social activity, the trainee concerned will be expelled from the course instantly, legal action initiated against him/ her and no refund of fee will be made in such disciplinary cases.
b) If any trainee is absent from the Course/ Programme for more than 2 days in 26/28 days courses and 1 day in any short duration course/ programme, he will be disqualified.
c) Late arrival for joining the course will be allowed only in case of train/ bus arriving late due to adverse weather conditions, landslides, accident, strike or any other unavoidable reasons including death or serious illness of a family member or relative or examination / interview etc. A trainee will be allowed to join the course late by maximum 2 (two) days only.
6. Physical conditioning/ Fitness:
All trainees must be physically fit for their respective courses and a medical certificate from a recognized MBBS/ GAMS Doctor should be deposited at the Institute before joining any course. All activities conducted by the Institute are physically demanding. Trainees must ensure that before joining any course, they should do long walks, jogging and running along with warm up and cooling down exercises and breathing exercises (yog).
- Identity Card:
Photo fixed identity card will be issued to the participants / trainees. It will be valid for availing all the facilities while in the Institute, Regional Centre/ Sub Centre.
- Procedure of obtaining Application form:
Application form can be downloaded from the Institutes website www.adventurehimalaya.org. it can also be obtained from ABVIMAS headquarters (Manali) or its Regional and Sub – Centers personally or by sending self addressed and stamped envelope to the Director, ABVIMAS, Manali- 175131 or the Incharge of the Regional / Sub Centre concerned,. The names, addresses and telephonic contact numbers of the Institute as well as the Regional and Sub Centre’s are mentioned below:
- Director, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali (hp) 175131. Telephones: 01902-253841, 252342, 250337. E-mail: email@example.com
- Incharge, Regional Mountaineering Centre, Mcleodganj, Dharamshala, District Kangra (HP) 176219, Telephone 01892-221787 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Incharge, Regional Water Sports Center, Pong Dam, Post Office Sansarpur Terrace, Tehsil Fatehpur, Distt. Kangra (HP) 176501, Telephone: 01893-202253, Cell no. 09805242288. E-mail email@example.com.
- Incharge, skiing Centre, Solang (Manali) Post Office Palchan, Tehsil Manali, District Kullu (HP) c/o Directior, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports, Manali (HP)-175131.Telephone : 01902-253841, 252342. E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Incharge, Regional Adventure Sports Centre, Hatkoti, and District Shimla HP 171206 Telephone: 01781-238839 e-mail email@example.com
- Incharge, High altitude Trekking and Skiing Centre, Narkanda, District Shimla HP 171213 Telephone: 01782-242406, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Incharge, River Rafting Centre, Pirdi, District Kullu HP C/o Director, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali (hp) 175131. Telephones: 01902-253841, 252342, 250337. E-mail: email@example.com
9. Procedure for booking of seats / courses:
- The photo fixed application form complete in all respects with one spare photograph, medical certificate and copy of bath certificate should be submitted at least 45 days prior to the commencement of the course applied for along with full course fee by Demand Draft / RTGS/ NEFT/ ESC payable at the Kangra Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Manali -175131 H.P. Bank Code 035, IFSC Code KACE0000035 payable in saving bank account No. 50055073959 and drawn / deposit in favor of Director, ABVIMAS, Manali or in favor of Incharge of the Centre where you are interested to attend the course / programme.
- The courses covered under code No. 003 and 007 are conducted in the Lahaul Valley, across the Rohtang Pass. Therefore, the participants are requested to bring RS.1000/- extra towards bus fare from Manali to the place and back Manali. The course fee will be 30% extra for the activities conducted at Mountaineering Sub Centre Jispa and Mountaineering Sub Centre Bharmour.
- Participants of skiing courses organized at Solang have to arrange transportation for themselves to reach Solang and back Manali.
- For Foreign National Only: – Foreign Nationals are not required to deposit the course fee in advance. Seats in all courses can be provisionally booked by sending Application form, Medical Certificate, a copy of Passport and a copy of Educational Certificate. Fee can be remitted at the time of enrollment at ABVIMAS Manali.
10. Refund of Course Charges:
The course charges paid by a trainee must be utilized by him/her before 31st March of the following year failing which no refund will be made and the course charges deposited will be forfeited for causing financial loss to Institute and its Centers and loss of opportunity to other candidates. If he/ she are not able to utilize the seat allotted for a particular course then he / she will be entitled to undergo next course in the line or nay other course subject to the condition that he / she will have to pay the difference before attending the other course having different course charges. However, if a trainee reserves a set in course having more course charges and attends a course having less course charges with the 31st March of the following year then the difference of the course charges will be refunded by the Institute. In case of refund course charges on individual’s request within time it will be made after the deduction of 25% amount of the charged course charges.
11. Age Limit:
Different age limit has been prescribed for different courses keeping in view the nature of training. The age of a participant for a course will be considered as on 1st January of the year in which he / she is to attend the course. Therefore the participants are advised to submit an attested copy of their birth certificate along with the application form.
12. Check list:
Participants must ensure that following documents are submitted by them for securing a seat on the course of their choice:
i) Application form and medical certificate complete in all respects.
ii) Photocopy of the demand draft/ RTGS/NEFT/ ESC by which fee has been paid.
iii) Attested copy of the birth certificate.
iv) Attested copy of the educational qualification certificate.
13. Confirmation about the reservation of Seat / Course applied for:
The Institute or the Regional Centre / Sub Centre, where one want to undergo the course, will intimate the reservation of seat / course applied for or rejection of the application, as the case may be telephonically or through letter / e –mail. Applicants must therefore write their phone / mobile number / E-mail ID on the application form besides complete postal address.
14. How to Reach:
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports Manali.
The participants can reach by bus/ taxi from New Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Kalka, Kiratpur and Pathankot railway stations. The Institute is located near village Aleo on the Manali – Kullu left bank road at a distance of 3 kilometers from the Manali bus stand. Taxi car and auto rickshaw are available at the bus stand. Those travelling by air can reach Manali by taking bus or taxi from the Kullu –Manali airport (known as Bhuntar Airport) form where Manali is at distance of only 41 kms. The Institute staff will be also glad to provide required information on telephone as well.
15. What to bring with you:
Certain essential training equipments and clothing items are provided by the Institute, Regional Centre or Sub Centre where one wants to attend the course. However, the participants are required certain articles personally which are mentioned in the website under title “what personal articles to bring with you for the course”. These items can be carried from home or purchased locally at the place of training on arrival.
Participants are advised to go through the information / instructions carefully for filling and sending the application form.
i) One should start the journey only after receiving confirmation from the Institute / Regional Centre / Sub Centre concerned.
ii) Head Quarter Institute / Regional Centre / Sub Centre concerned will not be responsible for postal delay concerning receipt of application as well as confirmation/ reservation of the seat or course, if any.
17. Pleasure seekers joining the courses only to have fun and frolic are advised not to participate. Undergoing any course/ adventure programme in this Institute required seriousness, dedication, devotion and hard work.
Dispute, if any will be subject to Kullu District jurisdiction for HQ Manali & respective places of the concerned Centre’s.
|TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR THE YEAR 2017 ONWARDS|
|Activity Code||Activity Name & Duration||Activity Venue||Capacity (seats)||Fee in (INR)||Age Limit||Remarks
|BASIC MOUNTRAINEERING COURSE (26 DAYS)|
|OO1||1 May to 26 May||Manali||75||17160||57200||16 to 45 Years||M & W|
|OO2||1 June to 26 June|
|OO3||1 July to 26 July|
|OO4||1 September to 26 September|
|OO5||1 October to 26 October|
|ADVANCE MOUNTRAINEERING COURSE (28 DAYS)|
|OO6||30 May to 26 June||Manali||30||18480||61600||16 to 45 Years||M & W|
|OO7||29 June to 26 July|
|OO8||30 August to 26 September|
|METHODS OF INSTRUCTION MOUNTRAINEERING COURSE (28 DAYS)|
|OO9||29 September to 26 October||Manali||75||18480||61600||16 to 45 Years||M & W|
|SPECIAL BASIC MOUNTRAINEERING COURSE (26 DAYS)|
|OO10||Manali||75||20280||67600||16 to 45 Years||M & W|
|SPECIAL ADVANCE MOUNTRAINEERING COURSE (28 DAYS)|
|OO11||Manali||30||21840||72800||16 to 45 Years||M & W|
|BASIC SKIING COURSE (14 DAYS)|
|OO12||11 January to 24 January||40||10500||33600||10 Years and above||M & W|
|OO13||27 January to 9 February|
|OO14||11 February to 24 February|
|OO15||27 February to 12 March|
|OO16||14 March to 27 March|
|OO17||29 March to 11 April|
|INTERMEDIATE SKIING COURSE (14 DAYS)|
|OO18||11 February to 24 February||25||10500||33600||11 Years and above||M & W|
|OO19||1 March to 14 March||Manali (Solang Valley) / Narkanda|
|ADVANCE SKIING COURSE (14 DAYS)|
|OO20||11 January to 24 January||Manali (Solang Valley)||20||10500||33600||11 Years and above||M & W|
|OO21||29 March to 11 April||Manali (Solang Valley)||M & W|
|METHODS OF INSTRUCTION SKIING COURSE (21 DAYS)|
|OO22||4 February to 24 February||Manali (Solang Valley)||15||15750||50400||16 years and above||M & W|
|OO23||BASIC NORDIC SKIING COURSE (14 DAYS) 1 March to 14 March||Manali (Solang Valley)||20||10500||33600||10 Years and above||M & W|
|OO24||BASIC GRASS SKIING COURSE (07 DAYS) 1 August to 7 August||Manali (Solang Valley)||20||5250||15000||11 Years and above||M & W|
|OO25||SPECIAL BASIC SKIING COURSE (14 DAYS) (Customized based) Jan, Feb ,March & April||Manali (Solang Valley)||15+||10500||33600||10 Years and above||M & W|
|ELEMENTARY SKIING COURSE (7 DAYS)|
|OO26||15 January to 21 January||Manali (Solang Valley)||15||5250||16800||10 Years and above||M & W|
|OO27||24 January to 30 January||M & W|
|OO28||2 February to 8 February||M & W|
|OO29||9 February to 15 February||M & W|
|OO30||15 February to 21 February||M & W|
|OO31||24 February to 2 March||M & W|
|OO32||9 March to 15 March||M & W|
|OO33||16 March to 22 March||M & W|
|OO34||23 March to 29 March||M & W|
|OO35||HIGH ALTITUDE TREKKING PROGRAMME (8 DAYS) (Customized based ) April, May , June, September & October||Manali, Dharamshala, Hatkoti, Narkanda, Jispa, Bharmour||20+||6000||19200||No age bar||M & W|
|OO36||ROCK CLIMBING(8DAYS) (Customized based) April , May , June, September & October||Manali, Dharamshala, Hatkoti, Narkanda, Jispa, Bharmour||20+||6000||19200||No age bar||M & W|
|OO37||ADVENTURE COURSE (14 DAYS) (Customized based) April, May, June, September & October||Manali, Dharamshala, Hatkoti, Narkanda, Jispa, Bharmour||20+||10500||36600||12 to 17 Years||M & W|
|OO38||ADVENTURE CAMP (10 DAYS or More) (Customized based) April to November||Manali, Dharamshala, Hatkoti, Narkanda, Jispa, Bharmour||20+||7500||No age bar||M & W|
|OO39||ADVENTURE CAMP (5 to 9 days) (If participants are below 20 in number and duration is also less) (Customized based) April to November||Manali, Dharamshala, Hatkoti, Narkanda, Jispa, Bharmour||5+||1000 per head per day||3400 per day per person||No age bar||M & W|
|OO40||TREKKING GUIDE COURSE (14 Days) (Customized based) April, May, June, September and October||Manali, Dharamshala, Hatkoti, Narkanda, Jispa, Bharmour||20+||10500||22000||16 – 45 years||M & W|
|OO41||SEARCH AND RESCUE COURSE (DISASTER MANAGEMENT) (14 Days) ( Customized based) April, May , June , September and October||Manali||14+||14000||16 – 45 years||M & W|
|OO42||ELEMENTARY SEARCH AND RESCUE COURSE (DISTASTER MANAGEMENT) (7 Days) (Customized based) April , May, June, September & October||Manali, Dharamshala, Hatkoti, Narkanda, Jispa, Bharmour||20+||7000||16 – 45 years||M & W|
|BASIC WATER SPORTS (14 DAYS)|
|OO43||1 May to 14 May||60||10500||33600||12 years and above||M & W|
|OO44||1 June to 14 June||M & W|
|OO45||1 August to 14 August||M & W|
|OO46||1 September to 14 September||M & W|
|OO47||1 December to 14 December||M & W|
|ADVANCE WATER SPORTS (SAILING) COURSE (21 DAYS)|
|OO48||1 July to 21 July||Pong Dam||25||15750||50400||14 Years and above||M & W|
|OO49||ELEMENTARY WATER SPORTS COURSE 7 DAYS||Pong Dam||7000||16800||12 years and above||M & W|
|OO50||WATER SKIING COURSE 7 DAYS||Pong Dam||10500||28000||12 years and above||M & W|
|BASIC RIVER RAFTING COURSE (14 DAYS)|
|OO51||1 October to 14 October||Pirdi (Kullu)||30||14000||44800||14 Years and above||M & W|
|INTERMEDIATE KAYAKING & CANOEING COURSE (14 DAYS)|
|OO52||15 October to 28 October, 1 November to 14 November||Pirdi (Kullu)||30||14000||44800||14 Years and above||M & W|
|OO53||SPECIAL WATER SPORTS COURSES (REQUIREMENT BASED) September & November||Pong Dam & Bilaspur||10+||1500 per head per day||2400 per head per day||12 years and above||M & W|
|OO54||SPECIAL WHITE WATER KAYAKING COURSE (REQUIREMENT BASED) September & November||Pong Dam & Bilaspur||10+||1500 per head per day||2400 per head per day||12 years and above||M & W|
|OO55||ADVENTURE CAMP (10 Days) (Customized based)
Sr. no. and Capacity (Persons)
1) 6 April to 15 April – 80
2) 17 Apirl to 26 April – 80
3) 28 April to 7 May – 80
4) 4 May to 13 May – 80
5) 10 May to 19 May – 80
6) 15 May to 25 May – 120
7) 21 May to 30 May – 120
8) 27 May to 5 June – 120
9) 2 June to 11 June – 80
10) 7 June to 16 June – 80
11) 13 June to 22 June – 80
12) 18 June to 27 June – 120
|Manali||For Groups of
|6000||No age bar||M & W|
|OO56||TREKKING ADVENTURE CAMP (8 Days) (Customized based)
1) 6 April to 13 April
2) 17 April to 24 April
3) 28 April to 5 May
4) 19 May to 26 May
5) 10 June to 17 June
|Manali||For Groups of
|4800||19200||No age bar||M & W|
|OO59||Mountain Biking||Manali||As per itinerary||2000/- per day per person (minimun 5 person)|
|OO60||Special Adventure Camp (For Corporate/ Government Officail / Executives)||Manali||1 day and above||2400/- per day per person (minimun 5 person)|
|OO61||Special Basic Mountaineering Course (For Corporate/ Government Officail / Executives)||Manali||26 Days||2500/- per day per person (minimun 10 person)|
|OO62||Special Advance Mountaineering Course (For Corporate/ Government Officail / Executives)||Manali||28 Days||2500/- per day per person (minimun 5 person)|
|OO63||Mountaineering Course Cum Expedition||Manali||as per climbing itinerary (excluding transport)||3000/- per day per person (minimun 7 person)|
|OO64||High Altitude Trekking||Manali and ITS Centres||as per Trek itinerary (excluding transport)||3500/- per day per person (minimun 5 person)|
|OO65||Special Mountaineering Expedition||Manali||as per climbing itinerary 5 days & above||5000/- per day per person (minimun 5 and above person)|
|OO66||Special Mountaineering Expedition
|Manali||as per climbing itinerary 5 days & above||8000/- per day per person (if less than 5 person)|