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When All Else Fail, Amateur Radio Works!

Next Amateur Service Operators' Certificate (ASOC) Examination:

Date: 16 December 2017 (Saturday) - An event of HAMFEST INDIA 2017
Venue: Science City Seminar Room SNB (1st Floor)
Registration is open for this examination till 15 November 2017

Download General Guidelines and Examination Forms by clicking this link. Please get in touch with with our Secretary Janab Mohammad Ariff, VU2HRF, (Cellular: 9088888894) to submit the examination form.

PAY the ASOC Examination Organizing Charges of ₹ 1080.00 through Debit Card / Credit Card / Netbanking by clicking this link. This is inclusuve of the WPC Wing Examination Fees. If you are a registered delegate of Hamfest India 2017 please do not pay here as the ASOC Examination Organising Charges are ₹ 580.00 for registered delegates. Click here to visit the Hamfest India 2017 website.

Previous Amateur Service Operators' Certificate (ASOC) Examinations conducted by ARCCS:
Venue: The Assembly of God Church School, 125/1 Park Street, Kolkata - 700017.

Date: 29 April 2017 - 45 Candidates Enlisted, 35 Candidates appeared and all cleared the exam.
Date: 26 August 2016 (Friday) - 53 Candidates Registered and 53 Candidates appeared and all cleared the exam.
Date: 01 August 2015 (Saturday) - 21 Candidates Registered, 18 Candidates appeared and 18 Candidates Passed.


TRAINING FOR AMATEUR SERVICE OPERATORS' CERTIFICATE (ASOC) EXAMINATION

Welcome to the only authentic Amateur Radio or HAM Radio Training Center in Kolkata. We are exclusive as we teach Morse Code as a compulsory part of the Training. We offer Training at our registered address as well as Schools, Colleges, Institutes and Clubs.

To operate Amateur Radio in India, an Indian citizen has to be of 12 years of age and needs to pass Amateur Radio Operator's Certificate (ASOC) Examination, which is conducted by the Wireless Planning & Co-ordination Wing (WPC Wing) of Department of Telecommunications (DOT) in the Ministry of Communications & IT, Government of India on a regular basis all throughout India. There are two grades - The General Grade and the Restricted Grade. The theory part of the examination are same for both the grades. The Morse Code sending and receiving at 8 wpm is compulsory for the General Grade. The theory is in two parts - Basic Electronics and Rules & Regulations. Basic Electronics part are exempted for those individual who has studied Electronics Engineering or Diploma or who had Electronics as a subject in the graduation level. For candidates who are between 12 - 18 years of age needs a permission from either his/her parent or head of the institution the are studying in.

There are three types of Amateur Radio Training we are offering which are conducted every month and Morse Code is compulsory in all three:

  1. Crash Course:- 6 Days at a stretch, 9 am - 7 pm. The Course Fee is Rs. 3400/- which includes Study Material, Electronic Kit and Lunch/Snacks. This is inclusuve of the WPC Wing Examination Fees. CLICK HERE to pay the fee and register below for joining the course.
  2. Weekend Course:- 3 Weekends - Saturdays & Sundays, 9 am - 7 pm. The Course Fee is Rs. 3400/- which includes Study Material, Electronic Kit and Lunch/Snacks. This is inclusuve of the WPC Wing Examination Fees. (This course is presently not available.)
  3. Regular Course:- 6 Months - 2 classes per week , 4 pm - 7 pm. The Course Fee is Rs. 3000/- which includes Study Material and Electronic Kit. This is inclusuve of the WPC Wing Examination Fees. (This course is presently not available.)


Note:

  1. The Course Fee can be paid by Debit Card / Credit Card / Netbanking by clicking the link given above or by Draft payable in Kolkata Service Branch of any Nationalised Bank drawn in favour of 'Amateur Radio Convention and Conference Samity'.
  2. There is a discount of 50% on Course Fee for students in the age group 12 - 18 years.
    Click Here to pay the Discounted Course Fee for the Crash Course. 
    Click Here to pay the Discounted Course Fee for the Weekend Course. (This course is presently not available.)
    Click Here to pay the Discounted Course Fee for the Regular Course. (This course is presently not available.)

If you require any more information or clarification, please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you are interested in joining a course, please pay the fees as instructed above before registering below: