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CIAT Chittoor

Counter Insurgency and Anti-Terrorism School, CRPF, Chittoor has been sanctioned on 16 Jan 2014 to impart specialized training on counter insurgency and Anti-Terrorism.

Vital Data

Name of Institute :

Counter Insurgency and AntiTerrorismSchool,Chittoor.

Address :

CIAT School

Central Reserve Police Force
Kalikiri, Chittoor (AP)
Pin code : 517234

Head of the School :

Inspector General

Location :-CIAT-3 is located at Kalikiri, Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh. Traditionally local folklore dictates the name "Kalikiri" originates from two dancing sisters, Kalki and Kulki, who were given the land by the local ruler. Kalikiri is a town with a population of around 25,000 in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. The culture of Kalikiri is a mixture of Rayalaseema and Dravidian cultures. The town is famous for its tomato market, which supplies tomatoes to other districts in Andhra Pradesh and other states, like Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

How to reach:-

It is located at distance of about 75kilometers from Tirupati Rly Station, about 80- 85kilometers from Renigunta Rly Station/ Airport , and about 180Kilometers from Bengluru. It is having good road transport connectivity between Kalikiri to Tirupati and Bengluru as well.


Kalikirihas pleasantly mild, to warm summers with average high temperatures of 30 to 35 degrees Celsius (86 F to 95 F). Temperatures do not exceed 40 degrees Celsius (104 F) and winters are cold with temperatures between 7 and 15 degrees Celsius (44.6 F to 59 F). Usually summer lasts from March to June, with the advent of rainy season in June, followed by winter which lasts till the end of February.


The campus of CIAT school Chittoor having hilly/ Rocky terrain and having thorn scrub forest. The campus of ITBP and BSF are also located adjacent this campus. Camp is located about distance of 5 km from Railway Station Kalikiri, Bus Station, Hospital and Local Market.


Initially this institution was raised on 15/09/2014 at Group Centre, CRPF Avadi Campus Chennai (T.N.) and shifted temporarily from GC-Avadi to Ambikapur (C.G.) in August 2015 to imparted Training. Institution functioned at Ambikapur up to May 2017 and finally shifted from Ambikapur to Kalikiri, Chittoor (AP) and started functioning at Kalikiri wef 11/5/2017.

Heads of the Institution

Sl. No.

Name of Officer



Shri Bhupinder Singh, DIGP

Post of Principal CIAT has been upgraded to the rank of IGP

15/09/2014 to 30/08/2016


Shri G.V.H. Giri Prasad , IGP

31/12/2016 to 13/06/2017


Shri Rajnish Kumar Rai, IPS, IGP

27/06/2017 to 30/11/2018

CIAT-Chittoor conducted Training at Ambikapur location and 3333 personnel imparted training.

Courses Running

At present Basic Bugler course Sl. No. 33 is running at this institution wef 12/11/18

Contact Us

Phone number :
08586-510540 (O), 08586-510539 (R)
Official E-mail Id :
Phone number :
08586-510541 (O), 08586-510546 (C/Room)
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