A Chance to Photograph Ladakh and Earn

Tourism and Culture Department of Union Territory of Ladakh is looking for professional photographers for comprehensive high quality visual documentation of various tourism events, monuments, projects, and sites. The department would use the documentation for online and offline publications. The empanelled photographers would provide on-call photography services to the department.…

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Scale 2 Tall Summits in Undergraduate Course

Nepal Mountain Academy (N.M.A.) introduced 4-year Bachelor of Mountaineering Studies (B.M.S.) in 2017. The multidisciplinary course includes management studies, mountaineering, mountain tourism, pure science, and social science modules.  Who can join the course?  Admission prerequisites are slightly different for Nepali and non-Nepali aspirants. Nepali Students 10+2 or an equivalent certificate…

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What Should I Read to Know More about Himalayas?

One of our valuable readers wants to become an expert of the Himalayas. He wants to know how and where he can learn about the range. Since we share his ambition we have planned four separate articles to answer his four questions about Himalayas: (1) books, magazines, journals,  (2) courses, (3)…

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Aptitude Test for Adventure Travel Escort Course

The aptitude test, a prerequisite for joining Adventure Travel Escort Course (A.T.E.C.), can be answered in either English or Hindi. The participants have to answer in given space only. They cannot ask for an additional sheet. The test has three sections: Participant details: Name, Father’s Name, Address, State, and Pincode.…

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5 FAQs about Adventure Travel Escort Course

Q1. What is Adventure Travel Escort Course (A.T.E.C.)? The 15-day course prepares youth for jobs in the adventure travel and tourism segment.     Q2. What is the aim of the course? Create professional workforce. The course is proposed under Capacity Building for Service Providers (C.B.S.P.) scheme of the Ministry of…

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Mountaineering Refresher Course: A Guided Step towards Proficiency

In the mountaineering training segment, things are changing for good. Last Wednesday I discussed one of the interesting developments, an opportunity for mountaineering training in middle age. Today I will cover another useful development. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (H.M.I.) is conducting Mountaineering Refresher Course (Men and Women) in 2019-20. However, the…

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