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RTC Avadi was raised on 1st February, 1969 with the aim to"Focus on churningout proficient, dedicated & loyal constables, who are confident of their abilities to perform in all theatres of deployment”. RTC, Avadi has been entrusted to train 1500 recruits in a batch. Since inception, this institute has trained 61,643recruits including recruits of other Forces/ Departmentsand 3271 trainees trained in-service/promotional courses. This is one of the premier institutions of the force which conducts 44 weeks basic training course for the recruits. In addition to this, the centre had also run various trainingprograms in categories and levels mentioned as under:-

Sl.No. Basic Training Professional/Promotional Course
1 Basic training of CRPF constables Yoga Course
2 Basic training of CT/Tradesman CRPF TOT Refresher Course
3 Basic training of HC (Min) Re-Orientation Training for Ex-Army (CRPF)
4 Basic training of UP Police (both PAC& Civil) Re-Orientation Training 05 Coy of 245 Bn, CRPF
5 Basic training of CISF Law & Order Ref. Course
6 Security Guard of Depot. Of space Shooting Skill Course
7 IR Bn A&N Islands Sub-Inspector Promotional Course
8 IR BnPuducherry Head Constable Promotional Course
9 2nd IR Bn Goa Police ToT Course for trainers
1 3rd IR Bn Goa Armed Police
1 Basic training of Pioneer/Engineering wing(CRPF)

General information

Recruit Training Centre, Avadi is located within GC Avadi campus at a distance of approximately 32 KMs from Chennai Central Railway Station and 6 KMs from Avadi Railway Station and Bus Stand. The camp is well connected with local bus services. Personnel alighting at Chennai railway station should take local train service to reach Pattabiram Military Siding Railway Station which is nearer to camp (only 2km) than Avadi.

Principal : Shri S. Arul Kumar, IPS , DIG

Chief Training Officer : Shri Ashok Swamy, Commandant


044-29565615 (Tele/Fax)

principalrtcavadi[at]gmail[dot]com , rtctwo[at]crpf[dot]gov[dot]in

Nearest Rly. Station Avadi (06 Kms approximately)


Sl.No. Document View/Download
01 Joining Instructions (Shooting Skill Course) Of Rtc, Crpf, Avadi (Tamilnadu) (105 KB)
02 Joining Instruction for Basic Training (105 KB)
03 Joining Instruction for In-service and Promotional Courses (105 KB)