Peringome Peringome


Recruit Training Centre, Peringome was established at Pallipuram of Distt. Trivandrum on 1st December 1986 and later
 shifted to Peringome of Distt. Kannur on 1st August 2007. The Institute is capable to train 1500 recruit Constable at a time.
 So far, 33442 recruits have been passed out from this Institution till last Passing Out held on 18/03/2017.                                   

This is an ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified Institution.


Name of Institute :

Recruit Training Centre, Peringome

Head of the Institute

Dy. Inspector General of Police/Principal


RTC, CRPF, Peringome,

PO. Aravanchal,

Distt. Kannur, (Kerala) 
Pin Code : 670 353

Contact Details

DIG/Principal  : 04985-237112 (Office)/ 237279 (Res)

Commandant  : 04985-236241 (Office)/ 237020 (Res)

Control Room/Fax : 04985-236241                          

E-mail :



Nearest Railway Station – Payyanur (18kms)

Nearest  Airport -  Kozhikode (160km)  in Kerala &

                                 Mangalore (120km) in  Karnataka State.


This Recruits Training Centre Peringome is well connected by rail, road and by air. Nearest Railway station is Payyanur (18 Kms) and Airport is Kozhikode (160 Kms) in Kerala and Mangalore (120 kms) in Karnataka State. 


Climate at Distt. Kannur is hot and humid throughout the Year.

During the months from June to October pleasant weather with a nice average temperature (Min 25.6 ˚ & Max 29.5˚) in Kannur.

A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the months from May to October. (Average rain fall is 291 mm)

Kannur has dry periods in during the month January, February, March and December.

On average, the warmest month is May & the coolest month is August. July is the wettest month & February is the driest month.


Imparting basic training to raw recruits to become fine soldiers and train them to perform duties like law & order, Public order, Internal Security and face day to day critical situations related to terrorism, insurgency, subversion, sabotage and Anti National activities etc.



Name of Officer & Rank



Shri. M. J.  Vijay, DIGP



Shri. Firoj Kujur, Commandant

Chief Training Officer


Shri. Pappu Kumar Rajak, Dy Comdt.

Vice Principal (Quarter Master)


Shri. M.J. Reejan, Dy Comdt.

Vice Principal (Adjutant)


Shri. Raj Shekhar Rout, Dy Comdt.

Vice Principal (Training)


Shri. Alex George, Asstt. Comdt.

Asstt. Principal (HQ Wing)


Shri. K.V.Balakrishna, Asstt. Comdt.

Asstt. Principal (1nd WING)


Shri. Pradeep N, Asstt. Comdt.

Asstt. Principal (2nd WING)


Shri. Santhosh P.T. Asstt. Comdt.

Asstt. Principal (3rd WING)


Shri. P.M. Rejimon, Asstt. Comdt.

Asstt. Principal (R&D)


Dr. P.G. Ravindranathan, CMO(SG)(

Chief Medical Officer


Dr. Archa, Medical Officer/AC

Medical Officer

The Officers Command with Shri Atul Karwal, IPS, IG


Recruits Training Centre - 3 (renamed as RTC Peringome wef 01/08/2007) started functioning at Pallipuram Distt. Trivandrum on Adhoc basis with effect from 9thJune 1986 and was subsequently granted regular status wef 1stDecember 1986 vide Govt. of India, Ministry of Home Affairs letter No. O.IV-4/86-Org(CRPF)-FP-IV dated 22/10/1986. Since then institution was sharing accommodation and training area with GC CRPF Pallipuram till 31/07/2007.

                               Govt. of Kerala has allotted 275 acres of land free of cost for establishing RTC at Peringome, Distt. Kannur, Kerala which was taken over on December 28th 2000. The institution has completely shifted to Peringome, Distt. Kannur and started its full fledged functioning wef 1st August 2007.

                               Location & Distance to prominent places

                               595 kms from Trivandrum

                               165 kms from Calicut (Kozhikode) Airport

                               120 kms from Mangalore Airport

                               65 kms from Kannur City

                               18 kms from Payyanur

                               This institution has so far shaped 33,442 raw recruits into fine soldiers till last Passing Out held on 18/03/2017 who are deployed in various parts of the country and doing exceptionally well in maintaining internal security and integrity of the country.

                               This is an ISO 9001:2015 certified Training Institution & awarded Best Training Institution of CRPF for the year 2016-17.


     Ø Total 33442 raw recruits have been shaped as fine soldiers till last POP held on 18thMarch 2017.

Ø This is an ISO 9001:2015 certified institution.

Ø This institution has been adjudged as Best Training Institution in CRPF for the year 2016-17

Ø Computer lab with Internet facility to all trainees.

Ø Digitalized language lab facility

Ø Contributes maximum Commandos for CoBRA

Ø Question Bank is prepared and provided to recruits in soft as well as hard copies.

Ø Recruits are provided with Ispring Software/Mobile application for effective results in written examination.

Ø Classes are video recorded and made available to the trainees        in the form of digital study material.

Ø  Audio visual classes by using computer & projector are also being conducted while Soft copies of lesson plans are also provided.



Kannur, also known by its anglicized name Cannanore. During British rule in India, Kannur was known as Cannanore, a name that is still in use by the Indian Railways. Kannur is the largest city of North Malabar region. Kannur is one of the million-plus urban agglomerations in India with a population of 1,642,892 in 2011. Kannur often known as "The crown of Kerala” because of its natural treasures is edged by the Western Ghats in the east, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts in the south, Lakshadweep Sea (Laccadive Sea) in the west and Kasargod in the north. Kannur is popularly known as "The city of Looms and Lores” because of the loom industries functioning in the district and ritualistic folk arts called Theyyam held in temples. Kannur has rich culture, history and traditions that are often connected with many scholars and legends from this region. Kannur is of great strategic military importance in India. Kannur Cantonment is one of the 62 military cantonments in the country and is the headquarters of the Defence Security Corps and Territorial Army’s 122 Infantry Battalion (part of the Madras Regiment). The Indian Naval Academy (INA) is 35 km north of Kannur City. It is Asia's largest and the world's third largest naval academy.                     


          Thrust is laid upon participative training through various methods like :-

v  Interactive Classes

v  Squad wise Competition

v  Small team concept for negotiating obstacles/ exercises.

v  Snap test to assess performance.

v  Additional classes for weak trainers.

v  Aim to shape all trainees as Marks Man in firing skills giving dry practice to weak firer.

v  Digitalization of training materials as well as Indoor/Outdoor classes  and Broadcasting through WAN for effective dissemination of knowledge.

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