Indian Institute of Skiing & Mountaineering Government of India, Ministry of Tourism

Admission Process

On first-cum-first serve basis
Mode of application : Online application
Payment mode : Digitally

(Fee once paid is Non-refundable unless course cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances)

Eligibility Criteria for all course

Any citizen of India aged between 14 to 45 years may join the following training courses. The age will be counted on the date of schedule of courses.

  1. Trekking Courses at IISM, Branch at Jammu Region

    Essential Qualification : High school. No medical ailments and physically fit to endure long walks with personal load in high altitude areas.

    Intake : 20 students per course.

    Course Fee : Rs. 5000/-

  2. Hot Air Ballooning Courses in Jammu Region

    Essential Qualification : High School. A flair for Aero sports.

    Intake : 25 students per course.

    Course Fee : Rs. 5000/-

  3. Snow Skiing Courses at Kargil
    S.No. Course level Essential Qualification
    i) Basic skiing course SSC/10th pass
    ii) Intermediate skiing course SSC/10th pass with Basic ski course with Grade-A
    iii) Advance skiing course SSC/10th pass with Intermediate ski course with Grade-A

    Intake : 40 students per course, combined in all three categories of course

    Course Fee : Rs. 5000/- (fee exempted for domicile of Ladakh.)

  4. Snow Skiing Courses at Gulmarg
    S.No. Course level Essential Qualification
    i) Basic skiing course SSC/10th pass
    ii) Intermediate skiing course SSC/10th pass with Basic ski course with Grade-A
    iii) Advance skiing course SSC/10th pass with Intermediate ski course with Grade-A

    Intake : 70 students par course, combined in all three categories of course.

    Course Fee : Rs. 10000/- for below 25 years & Rs.20000/- for others.

Course fee will be remitted/ transferred in Bank account and the proof of fee must be attached with application form, for final submission of application. The Bank details are given below:

Bank Details

Name of Bank : Punjab National Bank
Account No. : 0153002100573407
Account Holder : PAO, Ministry of Tourism
IFSC Code : PUNB0015300
Branch : Sansad Marg, New Delhi

Course Fee

IISM courses are highly subsidized and despite state of the art accommodation and administration the courses fee is very low for Indian citizens. Exact fee is decided after receiving the sanction from Ministry of Tourism from time to time. The same is notified during the booking of courses. Fee includes cost of boarding, lodging, training and ski equipment. The course fee once deposited is strictly non- refundable/non-transferable.

Water Skiing Courses in Manasbal Lake, Gandarbal District Rs. 5000/- per course.

Trekking Courses at IISM, Branch at Jammu Region Rs. 5000/- per course.

Hot Air Ballooning Courses in Jammu Region Rs. 5000/- per course.

Snow Skiing Courses at Kargil Rs. 10000/- for below 25 years & Rs.20000/- for others

Snow Skiing Courses at Kargil Rs. 5000/- (fee exempted for domicile of Ladakh.)