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NATIONAL CERTIFICATION BOARD

INDIAN SOCIETY FOR NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING

ANNOUNCEMENT
ASNT NDT Level III Examination
CHENNAI, INDIA

SEPTEMBER 12, 13 & 14, 2016


The Indian Society for Non - Destructive Testing (ISNT), the National Sponsoring
Organization of the American Society for Non Destructive Testing (ASNT) is pleased to
announce that the ASNT NDT Level III Examination of 2016 (by the ASNT) in various
methods is scheduled to be held at Chennai, India on 12th, 13th and 14th September, 2016.
The examinations will be conducted under the auspices of the American Society for
Non-destructive Testing, USA by NCB-ISNT.
NDT Level III certification by ASNT (which is given only by examination) will help NDT
personnel and the organizations that employ them, in promoting global acceptance of
their Products and Services. The importance and the necessity for Indian Industry to
compete in the International arena needs no emphasis. The details of the fee structure
applicable for the Examination is given in Table-I. All correspondence on the subject may
please be addressed to:

Mr. T. Loganathan
ASNT Level III Examination Coordinator, NCB ISNT,
Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing
Modules 60 & 61, Readymade Garment Complex,
SIDCO Industrial Estate, Guindy,
Chennai 600 032, India
Ph: 91 44 22500412 & 91 44 42038175
E Mail: asntlevel3.isnt@gmail.com
The application form can also be downloaded from our website http://www.isnt.org.in
Please use only the CORRECT & CURRENT APPLICATION FORM available at our
website. Use of Older or Previous versions will be treated as invalid and REJECTED.
The typed / printed applications for the examinations duly completed in all respects along
with requisite supporting documents and applicable fees (ASNT & ISNT) shall be sent to
the Examination Coordinator mentioned above.

20th June, 2016

Last date for receipt of completed application forms is


ASNT NDT Level III Examination will be conducted in the following methods:
1. Basic (NDT)
8. Eddy Current Testing
2. Radiographic Testing
9. Neutron Radiographic Testing
3. Magnetic Particle Testing
10. Visual Testing
4. Ultrasonic Testing
11. Leak Testing
5. Liquid Penetrant Testing
12. Infra Red/ Thermal Testing
6. Magnetic Flux Leakage
13. Acoustic Emission
7. Vibration Analysis
Note: Applications and all correspondence should be sent to
asntlevel3.isnt@gmail.com only.

It may please be noted that the Basic examination by itself is not considered as a method.
Basic and method examination(s) must be taken to become eligible to receive a certificate
for that method(s). The maximum number of examinations that can be taken is seven
during the three days of the Examination. Also, personnel applying for initial certification
are now required to sign up for the Basic AND a Method examination; just taking the Basic
examination by itself is no longer permitted. (Personnel who have passed a Method exam
but failed in Basic may retake the Basic only.)
EXAMINATION DATES:
The ASNT Level III examination for each test methods will be given on only one date and
time as shown in the tables below.
Candidates should identify the examinations they wish to appear by selecting the
appropriate boxes (ASNT Member/Non-Member and New/Retake) for each
examination and also mention the appropriate fee payable in the column allotted in
the ASNT Application form as Fee in the table. The candidates must attend the
examination on that date at that time as mentioned in the application form.
All examinations are conducted in the English language only.
MONDAY, SEP 12
Examination Name
(MT) Magnetic Particle Testing
(PT) Liquid Penetrant Testing
(ML) Magnetic Flux Leakage
(VT) Visual Testing
(IR) Infrared/Thermal

Examination Time
08.00 10.00
12.00 14.00
12.00 14.00
16.00 18.00
16.00 18.00

TUESDAY, SEP 13:


Examination Name
(BA) NDT Basic
(UT) Ultrasonic Testing

Examination Time
08.00 12.00
14.00 18.00

WEDNESDAY, SEP 14:


Examination Name
(NR) Neutron Radiographic
(RT) Radiographic Testing
(LT) Leak Testing
(ET) Electromagnetic Testing
(VA) Vibration Analysis
(AE) Acoustic Emission

Examination Time
08.00 12.00
08.00 12.00
14.00 18.00
14.00 18.00
14.00 18.00
14.00 18.00

Note: Applications and all correspondence should be sent to


asntlevel3.isnt@gmail.com only.

The fees payable by candidates for the NDT Level III Examination to ASNT in USD and
ISNT in INR are given in the table given below :
Table I

Examinations
(Basic or Method)

ASNT
Surcharge
Examination
Fee
USD

USD

ASNT
Membership
Fee for the
year
*
USD

TOTAL FEE
PAYABLE BY
CANDIDATE
Total
ISNT Fee
ASNT
**
Fee
*
USD

INR

1. First time exam /Adding method exam/Renewal of Certification Exam


One Examination
Two Examinations
Three Examinations
Four Examinations
Five Examinations
Six Examinations

260
520
780
1040
1300
1560

40
40
40
40
40
40

75
75
75
75
75
75

375
635
895
1155
1415
1675

20067
20067
20067
20067
20067
20067

2. Retaking Failed examination


One Examination
185
40
Two Examinations
370
40
Three Examinations
555
40
Four Examinations
740
40
Five Examinations
925
40
Six Examinations
1110
40
*Please see Instructions at S.No.2 below.

75
75
75
75
75
75

300
485
670
855
1040
1225

18917
18917
18917
18917
18917
18917

** Fee includes Service Tax @15% (Ser. Tax 14%+SBC 0.5%+KKC 0.5%)
INSTRUCTIONS:
1. The amount collected as ISNT fees is towards meeting the administrative expenses
incurred by ISNT to conduct the exams and includes Courier charges for the
examination booklet (from and to ASNT), Venue arrangements ( Hall +
Infrastructure), Monitor travel and accommodation, Monitor fees and
refreshments for candidates. Applicants will only be permitted to sit in the
examination if both the ASNT and ISNT fees are paid in total without any dues.
Even if ASNT considers the application sent by candidate directly or on
account of Transfer / Postponement, the candidates need to send ISNT Fees
within the due date.

Note: Applications and all correspondence should be sent to


asntlevel3.isnt@gmail.com only.

2. Those who are not current members of ASNT at the time of examination (i.e. as of
September 2016) can include membership fee of USD 75 along with relevant ASNT
examination fee and the surcharge. Those who are current member at the time of
examination and wishing to renew the membership for one year shall include
membership fee of USD 65 (refer examination documents). If no option is
exercised in the membership form of application - for becoming - Member, the fee charged will be $335 / $260 for each method for New / Retake
candidates respectively as applicable for Non-Members.
3. The total ASNT fee including surcharge and membership fee as applicable shall be
sent in the form of a crossed Demand Draft in US Dollars favouring American
Society for Non-destructive Testing and Payable at USA. Candidates within
India may get the necessary foreign exchange in USD from a scheduled bank.
4. The ISNT fees shall be paid in Indian Rupees either by Demand Draft favouring
NCB-ISNT, payable at Chennai or by wire transfer. Cheques will not be
accepted.
Following are the Bank Account Details for Wire Transfer of ISNT fee:
ISNT Fee Remittance from Abroad
Name of the Bank State Bank of India
Branch Name &
Address
Account Name /
Beneficiary Name
SB. Account No:
Swift Code:
IFSC Code:

Guindy Branch,
No- 66, G.S.T. Road,
Industrial Estate,
Guindy, Chennai -32,
INDIA
NCB ISNT
10792464557
SBININBB227
SBIN0004327

ISNT Fee Remittance in India


Name of the Bank
State Bank of India
Branch Name &
Address
Account Name /
Beneficiary Name
SB. Account No:
MICR Code:
IFSC Code:

Guindy Branch,
No- 66, G.S.T. Road,
Industrial Estate,
Guindy, Chennai -32
NCB ISNT
10792464557
600002072
SBIN0000956

Following are the details of mode of payment to ASNT:


ASNT accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.
Candidates wish to make the ASNT fee through credit card should fill up the required
details in the 1st page of the ASNT Application form.
Payment by cheque instructions:
1. Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of ASNT.
2. Demand Draft must be in US dollars and drawn on a US bank.
3. Demand Draft must have an electronic strip (detailing the account and bank
information) at the bottom for processing. DDs without an electronic strip will be
returned to the customer and the application will not be processed.

Note: Applications and all correspondence should be sent to


asntlevel3.isnt@gmail.com only.

Wire Transfer Instructions for ASNT Fees:


1. Payment for the full amount must be made in US dollars.
2. If your bank requires an intermediary or correspondent bank to send the
payment, you are responsible for the charges from that bank as well as your
own. Payments received by ASNT must be for the full amount.
3. Please include a reference when processing your wire transfer so that ASNT can
identify your payment. References should include the candidates name,
ASNT identification number if available and the product or service requested.
Example: Exam fees for John Q. Smith #88852.
4. Banking Information:
JPMorgan Chase, NA
ABA # 044000037
Swift Code: CHASUS33
Account # 719289022
JPMorgan Chase
Funds Transfer Department
1111 Polaris Pkwy
Columbus, OH 43240
Federal Tax ID# 31-1231529
Beneficiary: The American Society for Nondestructive Testing Inc.
ASNT Address: The American Society for Non-Destructive Testing
1711, Arlingate Lane, PO Box-28518
Columbus, Ohio 43228-0518, USA

5. Completed application form along with enclosures and proof of payment (DD/wire
transfer) with regard to the relevant ASNT / ISNT fees shall be sent to ASNT Level III
Exam Coordinator at the address given in the first page of the announcement,
before the due date i.e. 20th JUNE, 2016.
6. Incomplete applications or applications without the supporting documents and
fees are liable for rejection.
7. Kindly arrange to get the employers certification with signature and stamp in
page 4 of the application. This certificate by Employer is taken as proof of work
experience as Level II .
8. NO APPLICATION WITH DD DATED AFTER THE DUE DATE WILL BE ACCEPTED.
9. Candidates may kindly fill up the application form as per instructions given and
carefully check the same before submission.

Incomplete application forms or those without requisite


enclosures and fees will be REJECTED.
Note: Applications and all correspondence should be sent to
asntlevel3.isnt@gmail.com only.

10. Withdrawal or Postponement: When requests for withdrawing from Exams or for
Postponement to next schedule is received from the candidates on or before the due
date ie. 20th June, 2016 total Service Tax paid will be deducted from ISNT fee paid
by the candidate.
If such requests are received after 20th June, 2016 then Administrative charges of
Rs.2000/- plus total Service Tax paid will be deducted from the ISNT fee paid by the
candidate.
11. Candidates are requested to send Legible Softcopy of the application forms and all
their mail correspondence only to asntlevel3.isnt@gmail.com and not to any
other mail id of ISNT.

20th June, 2016 is the last date for receipt of completed


application forms with all enclosures at ISNT Head Office
(address given on first page).

Note: Applications and all correspondence should be sent to


asntlevel3.isnt@gmail.com only.