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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MOUNTAINEERING AND ALLIED SPORTS
DIRANG, WEST KAMENG, ARUNACHAL PRADESH 790101



SCHEDULE OF TRAINING FOR TRAINING YEAR 2019-21








ADVANCE MOUNTAIN TERRAIN BIKING COURSE (AMTB) (15 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-2 06-Sep-2021 - 20-Sep-2021 Rs 22000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
SEARCH & RESCUE SCUBA DIVING COURSE (06 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-1 15-Mar-2021 - 20-Mar-2021 Rs 20000 8 8 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-2 31-Mar-2021 - 05-Apr-2021 Rs 20000 8 8 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-3 28-Nov-2021 - 03-Dec-2021 Rs 22000 8 8 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-4 24-Mar-2022 - 29-Mar-2022 Rs 22000 8 8 17 - 40 Mixed
COMBINED (BASIC, ADVANCE & RESCUE) SCUBA DIVING COURSE (15 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-1 07-Apr-2021 - 21-Apr-2021 Rs 50000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
MTB TREKKING CUM CYCLING EXPEDITION-(18 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-4 12-Oct-2021 - 30-Oct-2021 Rs 25000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
BASIC MOUNTAIN TERRAIN BIKING COURSE (BMTB) (12 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-5 11-Jan-2021 - 22-Jan-2021 Rs 18000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-6 27-Jan-2021 - 07-Feb-2021 Rs 18000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-7 05-Aug-2021 - 16-Aug-2021 Rs 19500 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-8 06-Sep-2021 - 17-Sep-2021 Rs 19500 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-9 04-Nov-2021 - 15-Nov-2021 Rs 19500 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
BASIC WHITE WATER RAFTING COURSE (10 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-21 12-Feb-2021 - 21-Feb-2021 Rs 12000 12 0 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-22 08-Mar-2021 - 17-Mar-2021 Rs 12000 12 0 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-23 01-Apr-2021 - 10-Apr-2021 Rs 13000 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-24 01-Nov-2021 - 10-Nov-2021 Rs 13000 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-25 12-Nov-2021 - 21-Nov-2021 Rs 13000 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-26 11-Jan-2022 - 20-Jan-2022 Rs 13000 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-27 22-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2022 Rs 13000 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
INTERMEDIATE WHITE WATER RAFTING COURSE (12 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-5 23-Feb-2021 - 06-Mar-2021 Rs 15000 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-6 19-Mar-2021 - 30-Mar-2021 Rs 15000 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-7 23-Nov-2021 - 04-Dec-2021 Rs 16500 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-8 03-Feb-2022 - 14-Feb-2022 Rs 16500 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
BASIC SCUBA DIVING COURSE (DAWKI, NEAR SHILLONG) (05 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-7 05-Mar-2021 - 09-Mar-2021 Rs 20000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-8 22-Mar-2021 - 26-Mar-2021 Rs 20000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-9 02-Nov-2021 - 06-Nov-2021 Rs 22000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-10 16-Nov-2021 - 20-Nov-2021 Rs 22000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-11 12-Mar-2022 - 16-Mar-2022 Rs 22000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
ADVANCE SCUBA DIVING COURSE (DAWKI, NEAR SHILLONG) (04 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-5 11-Mar-2021 - 14-Mar-2021 Rs 22000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-6 27-Mar-2021 - 30-Mar-2021 Rs 22000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-7 09-Nov-2021 - 12-Nov-2021 Rs 24000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-8 23-Nov-2021 - 26-Nov-2021 Rs 24000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-9 19-Mar-2022 - 22-Mar-2022 Rs 24000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
BASIC & INTERMEDIATE PARAGLIDING COURSE (P1 & P2 LEVEL) (10 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-14 05-Nov-2021 - 14-Nov-2021 Rs 22000 15 15 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-15 06-Jan-2022 - 15-Jan-2022 Rs 22000 15 15 17 - 40 Mixed
ADVANCE PARAGLIDING COURSE (P3 LEVEL) (08 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-7 14-Feb-2021 - 21-Feb-2021 Rs 22000 15 15 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-8 18-Nov-2021 - 25-Nov-2021 Rs 24000 15 15 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-9 17-Jan-2022 - 24-Jan-2022 Rs 24000 15 15 17 - 40 Mixed
PARAGLIDING COMBINED COURSE (P1, P2 & P3 LEVEL)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-3 16-Oct-2021 - 02-Nov-2021 Rs 46000 15 14 17 - 40 Mixed
BASIC PARA MOTOR COURSE (15 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-7 01-Mar-2021 - 15-Mar-2021 Rs 25000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-8 06-Jan-2022 - 20-Jan-2022 Rs 27500 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-9 22-Jan-2022 - 05-Feb-2022 Rs 27500 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-10 24-Feb-2022 - 09-Mar-2022 Rs 27500 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
INTERMEDIATE PARA MOTOR COURSE (P3) (12 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-3 18-Mar-2021 - 30-Mar-2021 Rs 30000 8 8 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-4 07-Feb-2022 - 18-Feb-2022 Rs 33000 8 8 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-5 24-Feb-2022 - 09-Mar-2022 Rs 33000 8 8 17 - 40 Mixed
RAFTING EXPEDITION COURSE (KAMENG RIVER IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH (NIMAS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-3 07-Dec-2021 - 14-Dec-2021 Rs 25000 12 12 17 - 40 Mixed
MOUNTAINEERING EXPEDITION COURSE (ABOVE 6000M IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH) (NIMAS TRG AREA
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-5 01-Sep-2021 - 31-Oct-2021 Rs 70000 10 10 17 - 40 Mixed
SEARCH & RESCUE COURSE (21 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-2 02-Mar-2021 - 22-Mar-2021 Rs 15000 15 15 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-3 02-Mar-2022 - 22-Mar-2022 Rs 16500 15 15 17 - 40 Mixed
BASIC MOUNTAINEERING COURSE (28 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-28 20-Mar-2021 - 16-Apr-2021 Rs 18500 65 0 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-29 20-Apr-2021 - 17-May-2021 Rs 18500 65 0 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-30 21-May-2021 - 17-Jun-2021 Rs 18500 65 0 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-31 17-Aug-2021 - 13-Sep-2021 Rs 18500 65 0 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-32 20-Sep-2021 - 17-Oct-2021 Rs 18500 65 0 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-33 21-Oct-2021 - 17-Nov-2021 Rs 18500 65 10 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-34 20-Mar-2022 - 16-Apr-2022 Rs 18500 65 50 17 - 40 Mixed
ADVANCE MOUNTAINEERING COURSE (32 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-12 20-Apr-2021 - 21-May-2021 Rs 20500 30 0 17 - 40 Mixed
Serial No-13 17-Aug-2021 - 17-Sep-2021 Rs 20500 30 30 17 - 40 Mixed
METHOD OF INSTRUCTION COURSE (21 DAYS)
  Dates Course Fees Capacity Seats Available Age Remarks
Serial No-4 01-Nov-2021 - 21-Nov-2021 Rs 16500 15 15 17 - 40 Mixed


Note :-

(a) Student between 41-47 yrs of age may be permitted for the adventure courses subject to signing of special over age certificate duly certified by a reputed doctor.
(b) Special Courses for NSS, SGSU, DGQA, State Tourism, Youth Affairs, Armed Forces, Schools and Colleges will be Conducted on requirement basis. Also special/ regular courses like Rock Climbing, Big Wall Climbing, Cliff Chop Assault, Under water Search & Rescue and High altitude Scuba diving will be conducted as per demand.
(c) Dates and training area of courses may change subject to weather and other administrative constraints.

INSTRUCTIONS
  • Eligibility:-

    (a) Basic Mountaineering Course. Physically and mentally fit. The trainee should not have undergone any major surgery or suffering from seizures, high blood pressure, heart related diseases, fracture or ligaments tear of knee, ankle and shoulder.

    (b) Advance Mountaineering Course. It is for trainees who have obtained ‘A’ grade in Basic Mountaineering course from NIMAS; Dirang, HAWS : GULMARG (J&K), NIM : Uttarkashi, HMI : Darjeeling, JIM : Pahalgam (J&K) and ABVIMAS Manali.

    (c) Method of Instruction and Search & Rescue Course. It is for trainees who have obtained ‘A’ grade in Advance Mountaineering Course from NIMAS, Dirang, HAWS, Gulmarg (J&K), NIM, Uttarkashi, HMI, Darjeeling, JIM, Pahalgam (J&K) and ABVIMAS Manali.

    (d) Para Motor Course. The students applying for Para Motor course should be physically strong and capable of carrying Para Motor on their back weighing approx 20-25 kgs. Students should not have Acrophobia (Fear of heights).

    (e) Paragliding Course (P1 & P2 Level). This course is open to all however, the students should not have acrophobia.

    (f) Paragliding Course (P3 Level). It is for trainees who have obtained ‘R’ for P3 Level in Basic & Advance Paragliding (P1 & P2 Level) from NIMAS, Dirang or any other reputed Institute.
    (i) Student not meeting the qualifying standards of P2 will not be accepted for P3 level and one third of the total course fee will be refunded.

    (g) Expedition Course. It is for trainees who have obtained ‘A’ grade in Basic & Advance Mountaineering Course from any National Institute. Persons who have done mountaineering courses from NIMAS will be given preference.

    (h) Mountain Terrain Biking Courses. Physically and mentally fit. MTB equipment including high end bikes will be provided to the students during the course. Advance course is for trainees who have obtained ‘A’ Grading in Basic Mountain Terrain Biking from NIMAS, Dirang or any other reputed Institute.

    (i) White Water Rafting Courses. Physically and mentally fit. The trainees should know how to swim. Rafting eqpt will be provided to the students during the course by the institute. Intermediate course is for trainees who have obtained ‘A’ Grading for Basic White Water Rafting from NIMAS, Dirang or any other reputed Institute.

    (j) Scuba Diving Course. The trainees should know how to swim (100M). Acclimatization routine will be followed during High Altitude Scuba Diving course. Scuba diving eqpt will be provided to the students during the course by the institute. To be eligible for adv course the trainee should be Basic Scuba Course qualified from NIMAS/Army/ Navy/ PADI/SSI. For High Altitude Scuba diving course adv course is manadatory.

  • Preparation for Mountaineering courses:-
    (a) Mountaineering courses at NIMAS are challenging and physically demanding. Please ensure that you are 100% medically and physically fit prior to joining the course.

    (b) In addition to Basic/Advance Mountaineering skills we lay lot of emphasis on endurance. The glacier training area is approximately 75 Kms from the road head. The treks during the course are long and each student needs to carry their personal loads which are approximately 15 kg.

    (c) During the initial and the last leg of the course following mandatory endurance tests will be conducted for all students (Please prepare in advance for this test) :-
    (i) One Mile Cross Country Test (without load).
    (ii) 8 Km Endurance Test (with load).
    (iii) Rope obstacle Training (ROT) course (for AMC, MOI and S & R Students)

    (d) Rock climbing and Ice climbing tests will be conducted at an altitude of 9000ft and 14000ft respectively. Please do adequate Push-ups and weight training in order to build up your arms and shoulders.

    (e) The key to do well in this course is to come fully prepared. Do minimum 2-3 hrs of physical exercises (daily) for at least 30 days before joining the course.

  • The following are mandatory for all students:-
    (a) Entrance Test
    Sr No Tests Land Aqua Aero Remarks
    (a) One Mile Test -
    (b) Endurance Test - -
    (c) Written Test
    (d) Swimming Test - -
    (e) Cadence Test MTB - -

    (b) Fitness Test. One mile running and fitness test will be conduct on 1st day of the course at the training area. The timings/parameters are as under
    Sr No Tests
    (a) 8 Min- Super Excellent
    (b) 8. 30 Min - Excellent
    (c) 9 Min - Good
    (d) 9.30 Min to 10.30 Min - Satisfactory
    (e) Above 10.30 Min - Fail
    (f) Pushups - 20-25
    (g) Situps - 35-40

    Note :- The trainee should have strong upper body capable of lifting 20 Kg weight with ease while undergoing trekking/other adventure activities.

    (c) Medical Fitness :-
    (i) The trainee should not have undergone any major surgery or suffering from seizures, high blood pressure, heart related diseases, fracture or ligaments tear of knee, ankle and shoulder.
    (ii) The Trainee should have IBW. Students more than 20% overweight not permitted.
    (iii) Max weight - 85 Kg.
    (iv) Minimum weight - 60 Kg
    (v) Min height - 160cm.
    (vi) Student between 41-47 yrs of age may be permitted for the adventure courses subject to signing of special over age certificate duly certified by a reputed doctor.

  • Course Fee. The course fee is required to be given in 100% advance. The payment to be made through a Bank Draft, payable at State Bank of India, Dirang, payable at Dirang. PART PAYMENT, CHEQUES, MONEY ORDERS, POSTAL ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The fee can also be paid through NEFT/RTGS. The details are as under :-

    Account Name : NIMAS Fee Receipt Account
    Bank Name : State Bank of India, Dirang 790101, Arunachal Pradesh
    Account Number : 33825821120
    IFSC Code : SBIN0006010
    MICR Code : 784002519
    Branch Code : 6010

  • Refund Policy:

    (a) The Course Fees refund policy as under:-
    (i) If the request for cancellation is made 90 days earlier from the start date of the course, it entitles 100% refund of course fee (After deducting transaction charges as applicable).
    (ii) If the request for cancellation is made 60 days earlier from the start date of the course, it entitles 50% refund of course fee (After deducting transaction charges as applicable).
    (iii) If the request for cancellation is made 30 days earlier from the start date of the course, it entitles 25% refund of course fee (After deducting transaction charges as applicable).
    (iv) No refund thereafter.
    (v) Training fee will not be refunded or transferred if an individual leaves course midway due to illness, medical, disciplinary or compassionate grounds.

    (b) Courses cancelled due to inclement weather conditions/exigencies of services/Natural Calamities/Pandemic and courses which are undersubscribed (less than 25% of the respective course vacancy):-
    (i) Reserved for next available course.
    (ii) 100% refund.
    (iii) Refund will be made after the original date of course has expired.
    (iv) No refund to students who have earlier transferred their seat due to pers reasons however their seat will be confirmed in the next available course.

    (c) The seat can be transferred only once by the original applicant.

  • Repetition of course. The courses conducted in NIMAS are subsidized and the vacancies are limited. Repeating a course by an individual leads to denial of opportunity to other candidates. One can not repeat the same course even if the individual has got ‘B’ grades in any courses. In case or by mistake he/she repeats the same course, certificate will be treated null and void and no refund will be applicable.

  • Mandatory Forms:- (a) Application form.
    (b) Medical form.
    (c) Over Age form.

  • List of items required to be carried by a trainee :-
    Sr No Items Qty Land Aqua Aero
    (a) Light hat for trekking One - -
    (b) Cap Balaclava (woolen) One - -
    (c) Undergarment sets & Socks. As required
    (d) Good quality Rain Coat / Poncho One (Mandatory)
    (e) Umbrella One
    (f) Woolen Socks of good quality (Heavy woolen) Two Pairs - -
    (g) LED Head Torch with spare cells One with spare bty
    (h) Writing materials and ball point pen As required
    (i) Toilet requisites As required
    (j) Woolen Gloves One pair -
    (k) Dark goggles with side covers One pair - -
    (l) UV Goggles One
    (m) Water proof cover for turbans (for those who use turbans) As required
    (n) Good quality high ankle trekking shoes (CANVASSE SHOES / SPORTS SHOES SHOULD BE AVOIDED) One pair -
    (o) Sports Shoes One pair - -
    (p) Shirt/Tshirt full sleeves and trousers Two Sets
    (q) Heavy woolen pullover full sleeves Two Sets -
    (r) Repair kit i.e. needle, thread and buttons As required
    (s) Cotton Trousers As required
    (t) Cotton shirts /T- shirts As required
    (u) Woolen undershirt & pant Two Sets - -
    (v) Digital camera (Optional) One
    (w) Track Suit One

  • Documents Required for various Courses :-

    (a) Latest Medical Certificate (Not more than two months old).

    (b) Permanent and temporary residence proof.

    (c) Latest certificate from school/ college/ private company/Govt organization stating that you are studying / working / employed with them.

    (d) In case you are a NRI, please inform us minimum 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course with all necessary details, else you will not be allowed to join the course due to security reasons.

    (e) Copy of Aadhar Card (Mandatory).

    (f) Copy of Bank Receipt of course fee payment.

    (g) Five passport size photographs.

    (h) Latest Medical Insurance Certificate (Mandatory for all Students).

    (j) Advance/Intermediate/Expedition Courses only. The following certificates are reqd:-

    (i) AMC : ‘A’ Grading in BMC.
    (ii) MOI : ‘A’ Grading in AMC.
    (iii) Expedition : ‘A’ Grading in AMC.
    (iv) AMTB : ‘A’ Grading in Basic MTB Course.
    (v) MTB Expedition : ‘A’ Grading in AMTB.
    (vi) Intermediate WWRC : ‘A’ Grading in Basic White Water Rafting
    (vii) Rafting Expeditions : ‘A’ Grading in White Water Rafting Intermediate course.
    (viii) Adv Scuba Diving Course (ASDC) : ‘A’ Grading in Basic Scuba Diving Course.
    (ix) Paragliding Course (P3 Level) : ‘A’ Grading in Paragliding Course (P1 & P2 Level).

  • Special Courses for NSS, SGSU, DGQA, State Tourism, Youth Affairs, Armed Forces, Schools and Colleges will be Conducted on requirement basis. Also special/ regular courses like Rock Climbing, Big Wall Climbing, Cliff Chop Assault, Under water Search & Rescue and High altitude Scuba diving will be conducted as per demand.

  • Dates and training area of courses may change subject to weather and other administrative constraints.

  • Insurance. It is mandatory for all students to have adventure medical insurance. Students not having insurance will not be allowed to undergo the course. Suggested list of Adventure Insurance Companies are mentioned in the website, however students are fee to get the adventure insurance done from any other suitable insurance companies.

  • How to Reach Dirang. The nearest Airport/Railway Station is Guwahati. From Guwahati (Paltan Bazar) daily Tata Sumo shared taxis run upto Dirang @ of Rs 800/- per seat. The Guwahati Dirang service is available only upto 0700h AM and distance 380 km is covered in 10 hours.

  • Inner line permit should be obtained by the individual from Guwahati or online.

  • For more detail please log on www.nimasdirang.com.

   (Sarfraz Singh)
   Colonel
   Director
   NIMAS







Disclaimer: Apart from our range of set courses, we also conduct special programs based on specific requests. Depending on the duration and complexity, we take a call on whether to give out participation certificates or certification for ability and course completion. Please discuss with the institute before you sign up for a bespoke course.