The Aspirant Guide Course on practical aspects of rock craft held an entry exam (Oral test and Rock test) on the 21st and 23rd of August 2010 in Kathmandu and Kirtipur. With 14 prospective applicants, both oral and rock tests were conducted, with 8 of them successfully completing the exams and being selected for the Test on Alpine Region. From the 10th of January to the 3rd of February, all seven candidates took part in an alpine test in the Rollwaling region. The instructors from NNMGA kept a close eye on all of the candidates who took part in this training period. Finally, out of the seven candidates, five were able to pass the NNMGA examination criteria.