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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports Manali - Training Programme and Courses

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports Manali conduct various training program and courses throughout the year. Below are the essential qualification and parameters to join Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports Manali. Courses details and fees are mentioned below in the post.

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports Manali - Training Programme and Courses

Please find other useful information about Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports Manali is below:

Educational Qualification and eligibility criteria for Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports Manali - Training Programme and Courses:

1. Educational Qualification
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 are essential.

 2. Course fee:
The course fee, mentioned in the “TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR THE YEAR 2017 ONWARDS”, includes accommodation in hostel/ tents in the training area/ field; food and training.

3.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.

4. Selection:
Candidates are selected for the courses on “first come first served” basis, subject to fulfillment of all conditions.

5. Discipline:
a) All the training courses and programs 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 programs must maintain the 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/ the program, 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 (yoga).

7. Identity Card:
A 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-center.

8.Procedure for obtaining Application form:
The application form can be downloaded from the Institute's website www.adventurehimalaya.org. it can also be obtained from ABVIMAS  headquarters (Manali) or its Regional and Sub – Centers personally or by sending a self-addressed and stamped envelope to the Director, ABVIMAS, Manali- 175131 or the Incharge of the Regional / sub-center 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: abvimasmanali@gmail.com
Incharge, Regional Mountaineering Centre, Mcleodganj, Dharamshala, District Kangra (HP) 176219, Telephone 01892-221787 e-mail regionalmountaineeringcentre@gmail.com
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 rwschpgovt@gmail.com.
Incharge, skiing Centre, Solang (Manali) Post Office Palchan, Tehsil Manali, District Kullu (HP) c/o Director, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports, Manali (HP)-175131.Telephone : 01902-253841, 252342. E-mail: abivmasmanali@gmail.com.
Incharge, Regional Adventure Sports Centre, Hatkoti, and District Shimla HP 171206 Telephone: 01781-238839 e-mail rasc_hatkoti@yahoo.com
Incharge, High altitude Trekking and Skiing Centre, Narkanda, District Shimla HP 171213 Telephone: 01782-242406, e-mail trekkingnarkanda1987@gmail.com
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: abvimasmanali@gmail.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/program.

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-center Jispa and Mountaineering sub-center Bharmour.
Participants of skiing courses organized at Solang have to arrange transportation for them 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 the Application form, Medical Certificate, a copy of Passport and a copy of the 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 the 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 the 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 fewer 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 an individual’s request within the time it will be made after the deduction of 25% amount of the charged course charges.

11. Age Limit:
The 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. Checklist:
Participants must ensure that the 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 the 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-center, 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/email. 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 traveling by air can reach Manali by taking bus or taxi from the Kullu –Manali Airport (known as Bhuntar Airport) from where Manali is at a distance of only 41 km. The Institute staff will be also glad to provide the required information on the telephone as well.

15. What to bring with you:
Certain essential training equipment and clothing items are provided by the Institute, Regional Centre or sub-center where one wants to attend the course. However, the participants are required certain articles personally which are mentioned on the website under the 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.

16. Important:
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-center concerned.
ii) Head Quarter Institute / Regional Centre / sub-center concerned will not be responsible for the postal delay concerning receipt of application as well as confirmation/ reservation of the seat of course if any.

17. Pleasure seekers joining the courses only to have fun and frolic are advised not to participate. Undergoing any course/ adventure program in this Institute required seriousness, dedication, devotion, and hard work.

18. Disputes:
Dispute, if any will be subject to Kullu District jurisdiction for HQ Manali & respective places of the concerned Centre’s.

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