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Brief History

History Of Rtc Rajgir

Establishment of Recruit training Centre –5 was approved by MHA on 14/09/2004 and established on 11/03/2005 at Haridwar (Uttarakhand). Since suitable land could not be acquired for RTC-5 completely shifted at Dharampur (H.P) on 15/06/2005.

Later MHA accorded sanction on 09/11/2006 for acquisition of 168.70 acre land at Rajgir, District- Nalanda (Bihar) for establishment of RTC-V. and RTC was shifted to Rajgir with its headquarters at GC, CRPF, Mokamaghat during May-2011 due to shortage of accommodation and lack of basic amenities at Rajgir location.

RTC-Rajgir has finally shifted in totality to it’s key location i.e Rajgir on 15/12/2016.

Glance Of History Of Any Near By Place

Near By Tourist Place

  • Vishwa Shanti Sthoop, Rajgir
  • Rope Way, Rajgir
  • Jarasandh Akhara, Rajgir
  • Garam Kund, Rajgir
  • Old Nalanda Univercity

Location & Connectivity

RTC – Rajgir Camp Is Situated at a Prominent Tourist Place Rajgir (Bihar) at the Footsteps of Vaibhav Giri Mountain Range.


By Train & Road
  • The institution is located at Rajgir about 10 km from Rajgir Railway station and about 08 km from Rajgir town.
  • Rajgir is about 25 km from district HQR Bihar-Sharif
  • Rajgir is connected with state capital Patna via Bakhtiarpur by rail and road .
  • Rajgir is around 110 km from Patna. NH-30A connects between Patna and Bakhtiarpur (50 km). Further NH- 31 connects Bakhtiyarpur to Bihar Sharif (35 km) and finally Bihar-Sharif to Rajgir is connected by NH-82 (25 KM)
  • Sharmjeevi Exp (Train no-12391/12392)runs daily Between New delhi to Rajgir via Bakhtiarpur.
  • Budhpurnima Exp (Train no-14223/14224)runs daily Between Varanasi to Rajgir via Bakhtiarpur .
  • Howrah- Rajgir passenger (Train no-53043/53044) runs daily Between Howrah to Rajgir via Bakhtiarpur
  • Apart from above, various Trains viz Bakhtiarpur-Rajgir passenger (53224), Danapur –Tiyara passenger (53232), Danapur-Rajgir intercity (13224), Bakhtiarpur Gaya passenger (53225) etc also runs.

Patna airport is about120 km from Rajgir . Gaya airport is about 85 k

Facilities For Sports And Training


Facilities to play Football, VolleyBall, Basket Ball, Hand Ball, Hockey, Kabaddi, Cricket,Badminton etc. are available and competitions at various levels are being organized.


This training institution has capacity to train 1215 Constable/Recruits at a time.


Rajgir town is situated in valley surrounded by seven hills i.e. Vaibhav, Ratna, Saila, Sona, Udaya, Chhatha and Vipul. Rajgir has also developed as a health and winter resort due to its warm water springs/ponds. These baths are said to contain some medicinal properties that help in cure of many skin diseases.

Summer Maximum 470C &Minimum 200C
Winter Maximum 280C &Minimum 060C
Rainfall 885 mm (July to September)
Dry /warm season March to July


Name of Institution : Recruit training Centre,Rajgir


RTC, CRPF, Rajgir Village and Post- Nekpur Police Station – Chabilapur Dist- Nalanda (Bihar) Pin Code – 803016



Aim & Scope of course

To impart basic training to newly recruited constables for shaping them into a physically, mentally robust and professionally sound soldier

In addition to its core mandate this institution provides various other trainings as and when desired by training Directorate .


Recruit Training centre,Rajgir is headed by aPrincipal of the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police with following officers apart from subordinate officers and other ranks is the faculty :-

Designation Nos Of Officer’s

Commandant 01
Dy. Commandants 03
Asstt Commandants 04

Training Activity

Basic training of 1117 RTs/GD.

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