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Motto of this Institution is "Siddhirbhavati Karmaja”.It means "Success come through hard work”


Objective of this Institution is to mould Recruits physically and mentally fit by imparting training on various disciplines such as Physical endurance training, Drills, BOAC, UAC, Handling & Firing of various flat and high trajectory weapons along with support weapons, IEDs, new modern navigational gadgets like GPS, Orux & Maverick Apps to tackle various Internal Security challenges.

Another integral part of training is to transform them to "Jungle warriors” by imparting 04 weeks of Jungle Camp training covering all aspects like FC. BC, Tactics & CIOPs simulation exercises with main focus to tackle Naxal menace. This Institution is also focusing to bring out attitudinal changes among recruits by systematic learning methods.

Brief History Of Rtc Peringome

Recruits Training Centre, CRPF, Peringome (known as RTC-III till 01/08/2007) started its functioning at Pallipuram, Trivandrum on Adhoc basis with effect from 9th June 1986. It was subsequently granted regular status w.e.f. 1st December 1986 vide Govt. of India, Ministry of Home Affairs letter No. O.IV-4/86-Org (CRPF)-FP-IV dated 22/10/1986 by 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 and started its full-fledged functioning w.e.f. 1st August 2007. This Institute is capable to train 1500 recruits at a time.

Topographical History Of District Kannur

Kannur is the largest city of North Malabar region with a population of 1,642,892 in 2011. It is also known as "The crown of Kerala” because of its natural treasures edged by the Western Ghats in the east, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts in the south, Lakshadweep Sea in the west and Kasaragod 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 which 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.


Since the camp is located nearby Arabian sea, the climatic condition is hot and humid during most part of the year. During the months from June to October pleasant weather with an average temperature (Min 25.6 ˚ & Max 29.5˚) inside the camp. It has an extended Monsoon rainfall season from May to October. (Average rain fall is 291 mm). Camp has dry periods from December to March on average, the warmest month is May and the coolest month is August. July is the wettest month & February is the driest month.

Approach Route And Mode

This Recruits Training Centre is located at Peringome -Vayakkara village in Payyanur Block in Kannur District of Kerala State. It belongs to North Kerala Division. It is located 52 KM towards North from District headquarters, Kannur.23 KM from Payyanur. 530 KM from State capital Thiruvananthapuram. Taliparamba, Cherupuzha, Payyannur, are the nearby Cities to this institution. Recruits Training Centre Peringome is well connected by rail, road and by air. Nearest Railway station is Payyanur (23 Km) and Airport is Kannur (64 Km), Calicut (167 km) in Kerala, and Mangalore (120 Km).

Location & Distance to prominent places

  • 530 km from Trivandrum
  • 367 Km from Bangalore Airport
  • 319 Km from Coimbatore
  • 167 km from Calicut (Kozhikode) Airport
  • 120 km from Mangalore Airport
  • 64 kms from Kannur City & Airport
  • 23 kms from Payyanur Railway Station

Important tourist places nearby

1. Kannur Beach 52 Km 2. Vismaya Park- 55 Km
3. Bekal Fort 50 Km 4.Nileshwar House boat 31 Km
5. Palakkayam Thattu Hill Station 50 Km 6. Paithal Mala Hill Station 60 Km
7. Madayipara Hill Station 30 Km 8. Muzhappilangad Beach 70 Km
9. Kannur Lighthouse. 55 Km 10. Payyambalam beach 55 Km
11. Tellicherry Fort 75 Km 12. ParassinikkadavuSnakePark 45 Km
13. Muthappan Temple 50 Km 14. RajaRajeswaraTemple 40 Km
15. Ranipuram Hill Station 56 Km 16. Malom Hill Station 35 Km
17. Kottancheri Hills 35 Km 18.Veeramala Hills 25 Km
19. Valiyaparmba Lake 30 Km 20. Parappa widelife Sanctuary 27 Km
21. Thaikadapuram Beach 33 Km 22. Chervathur Lake 26 Km

Training Methodology

  • Computer-based Hindi language learning module
  • Simulation exercises during Outdoor & Jungle Camp training
  • Guided practice for weak trainees.
  • Regular Counselling by Senior Officers and Wing Commanders.
  • Mentorship to develop professional skills and attitudinal change
  • Participative training like Role play, public speaking & Situational response during Indoor & Outdoor training
  • Buddy-pair System and Small team concept during exercises.
  • Small team concept for negotiating obstacles/ exercises.
  • Squad/Coy/Wing wise Competitions & Sports meets
  • Field Trip/ Visit to Historical places
  • Snap test to assess performance.
  • Lessons learned through Case studies
  • Demonstrations, Lectures and practices during outdoor & Indoor training
  • Digitalization of training materials as well as Indoor/Outdoor classes and Broadcasting through WAN for effective dissemination of knowledge.
  • In house training courses for Trainers to reinforce their knowledge
  • Skill development exercises like Musketry, weapon handling etc.,
  • Blended training by mixing traditional training method with technology
  • Animated videos and use of Audio Visual equipments.
  • Navigational skill development through GPS, APPs like Maverick & Orux.
  • Regular discussion to improve training methodology.
  • Highly Intensive Interval, Flexibility & Agility exercises.
  • Innovative training aids like Drill Nursery, firing lab, Small Arms Simulator & Multi-functional Target System for weapon handling and Firing practices are being utilized to improve the standard of the Recruits.
  • Simulated exercises in IED Lane which depicts recent IED mechanism being used by Naxals in LWE affected areas.
  • Encouraging Talents in extracurricular and various skills & appreciation through rewards and appreciation letters.
  • Guest Lectures by renowned personalities.
  • Faculty development programs
  • Adaptation of Injury free physical training.

Sports And Training Infrastructure

SPORTS Basketball court, Volleyball arena, Indoor Badminton court, LawnTennis court, Hand ball court, Hockey court, Cricket ground, Kho-Kho court,Football court,and Indoor Table Tennis court are available in this Institution.The trainees are provided with special classes in their game of interest so as to increase their efficiency.
TRAINING PHYSICAL TRAINING : PT Ground, Shaded Boxing Ring- 05 Nos.Shaded UACPits,Standard Obstacles,Shaded Multi Beam,Heli Slithering, B.O.A.C,Shaded Multi Horizontal & Vertical Rope, ParallelBar,ToetouchBar,Abdominal base flat & elevated, WallBar, High Jump Pit, Long Jump Pit and Various types of training aids, etc.are available for Physical Training.
DRILL TRAINING : Parade Ground, Drill Nursery, Drill correction aids,Various types of Drill Charts,Pamphlet sand Precison Drill.
WEAPON & TACTICS : 03 Nos Separate Weapon Training grounds,81 -Shaded Squad Posts, Separate F.C, B.C Tactics ground & Dummy models, Map Reading Museum & Sand Models, Weapon Simulator,IED Room/Lane,All Types of Weapons,Notified Firing Range with MFTS,Dummy Firing Range,Firing Nursery & Firing Lab,OPS Briefing Rooms are available.
MORDENTRAININGAIDS : Audio Visual class rooms with computer & projector,Usage of language lab as a medium of learning-Hindi, Computer Lab along with digital training material,Various Charts and posters numbering more than 500 Nos,Softcopyof lesson plan made available in computer lab, Video clips of all lessons available in computer lab,Transfer of important teachings/learning events through Whats App groups,Visual display through models & Boards at IED lane, Platoon/Section formation,Field Engineering & Field Fortification models at Tactical Park, Tabs loaded with Orux and Maverick Apps for Jungle Training, GPS as navigational tool,Usage of Latest SOI maps, etc.
MEASURES TO SIMPLIFY THE TRAINING : Use of Interactive Method for teaching, Full-fledged use of training aids, teaching by giving Demonstrations,Simulation exercises during out doortraining, Showing training Films, Use of Drill Nursery to overcomethe defects in posture, Use of Small Arms Simulator to give Pre-Fire Exposure to trainees,Use of Case Studies for teaching tactics,Conducting Refresher Training and In house training to Trainingstaff, Digitalization of Training Materials, Usage of Language Lab to teach Hindi,In an effort to simplify training large number o fRAPIDEX books are stocked in the library for usage of trainees comingfrom non-Hindi States, Usage of Tabs Loaded with MAVERICK &ORUX for navigation during Jungle camp, Forest Officials and Scouts to deliver Lectures on handling crisis situations in Jungle/Wildanimals.
MEASURE TAKEN TO BREAK THE MONOTONY OF TRAINING : Organizing study tours of nearby place of Historical importance,showing training films on every Saturday,organizing cultural programs from time to time, motivating trainees to participate more actively in all the programs organized. Staff and recruits take part invarious competitions like wing wise athletic competition, volleyball competition, essay writing competition, debate competition, weapon & drill class competition, singing competition, etc. are being conducted to break the monotony of training. In addition to that this institution is having a well-maintained Library with a collection of thousands of books and 02 computers with 112 digital books (in PDF format) to promote the habit of reading and to foster the personality development among staff and recruits.




44 weeks Basic Training of Recruits.

SNo BatchNo W.E.F RT/GD (Male) RT/GD (Female) Total No. of RTs Week running Expected date of Completion
1 157 16-10-2023 1111 476     01/04/2023



Name of Institute: Recruits Training Centre, Peringome

Head of the Institute : Dy.Inspector General of Police/Principal

RTC, Peringome,CRPF PO.Aravanchal, Distt. Kannur, (Kerala) PinCode:670353

DIG/Principal : 04985-299502(Office) /237401 (Res) Control Room/Fax : 04985-299504, 7306204042

rtcthree@crpf.gov.in , rtcthreepgm@gmail.com

Nearest Rly. Station Payyanur (23kms)

Nearest Airport Kannur (64km) in Kerala & Mangalore (120km) in Karnataka State

Training Related

  1. Segregation of weak performers in initial stage of training to achieve benchmark by imparting extra training to them by skilled trainers in respective subjects.
  2. Conducting Computer classes for trainers and trainees to improve their knowledge over modern gadgets.
  3. Theme of the year of this Institution are as under-
    Year Theme
    2018 "Specialization is our Specialty”
    2019 "Complete fitness to all Personnel”
    2020 "Virtuousness is our identity”
    2021 "Perfection through Persistence”
    2022 "Igniting Excellence with Dexterity”
  4. Weekly tests of trainees to evaluate their learning progress and timely remedial actions.
  5. Meeting of all training staff with the Principal is scheduled every Monday to discuss about innovation with existing resources, training requirements, training activities and the problems related to it and are recorded for rectification and further necessary action. Pending points if any for which action could not be taken are discussed in next meeting for early action.
  6. All classes covering the entire syllabus on various subjects have been recorded and made available to the trainees. These training videos are regularly shown to the trainees through LAN.
  7. Trainers reporting after completion of various courses share with others on what they have learned during the course as a system of ‘Sharing of Knowledge Class on every Thursday. It is something like in house course module on various specialized subjects.
  8. This Institute imparts training through non-conventional training aids on navigational skills like ORUX, Maverick etc. apart from traditional GPS learning system to groom the trainees. As a result, they become an asset for the field units.
  9. In-house courses are run to specialize the training staff by CTIs and after completion of course training staffs are assessed by CCTIs and finally by the board of officers. The instructors get suitable grading after test.
  10. Meeting of CCTI’s & CTIs of all streams with the Chief Training Officer is conducted every Friday to access the status of specialization of training staffs and activities/ innovations done by the CCTIs/Master trainers.
  11. Meeting of ‘Squad seniors’ with the principal of this institution is carried out in every month to hear and sort out the problems faced by them.
  12. The Quarterly assessment of entire training staff is carried out in a dynamic and meticulous manner by the CTO to ensure that teaching capacity and the delivery effect of the trainers are kept high. Staff found to have lacking in training capacity or methodology is given in house extra training to overcome their shortcoming.
  13. The training activities are recorded on daily basis and the same is telecasted in the evening to facilitate revision by the trainees in their own time. All the logistical facilities have been arranged for this purpose.
  14. ORELL digital language Lab has been established imparting training on learning Hindi for trainees of non-Hindi background. Large number of RAPIDEX books also made available to the trainees for achieving the desired objective.
  15. Best Performer of the Month: - The best trainer among the training staff is selected as "Best performer of the Month”.
  16. Online feedback from trainees. This Institute takes feedback periodically from the trainees and during last phase of training. Valuable suggestions are discussed in TIE Meeting and adopted as per requirement. The remarkable feature of this feedback is "PAPERLESS”. Survey heart app is used for this purpose.
  17. The recruits have been split into small groups and their activities are closely monitored. Appropriate guidance is given to the group by its Mentors.


  • Total 37,718 raw recruits have been shaped as fine soldiers till date.
  • This is an ISO 9001:2015 certified institution.
  • This institution has been adjudged as Best Training Institution in the CRPF for the year 2016-17.
  • This Institution has been awarded with the Union Home Minister’s Trophy for the Best Police Training Institution (other ranks) in all India levels for the year 2016-17, and 2020-21.
  • FWC of this Institution has been adjudged as Best FWC in CRPF for the consecutive years 2018-19 and 2019-20 and second best for 2020-21
  • The lady workers from RCWA, of this Institution have secured the 1st position for the consecutive years of 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2019-20.


  1. Trainees are made to visit places of historical and tourism importance to give exposure to trainees about Cultural, Heritage and other aspects.
  2. To improve tactical knowledge by way of recreational method, War movies are shown to trainees in Air-conditioned Cinema theatre, which at the same time develops Patriotism/ Professionalism.
  3. Monthly meeting of the supporting staff (Adm Staff) with the HOO is scheduled every month for effective administrative support.
  4. Nurturing the ecosystem: - the terrain of Institute is late rite based & very tough for vegetation growth. Even then consistent efforts and hard work have been done by this Institute to propagate the new vegetation as well as in conserving the existing one. This is the reason, we have various rare specious of flora like mangroves etc. and rich fauna like wild boar, porcupine, peacock, wild hen, mongoose, hare etc.
  5. Monthly publication of "Glitter” magazine to inculcate the habit of writing articles and improve thought process by the trainers, trainees and family members.
  6. Research and Development cell of this Institution carry out activities such as bringing new ideas to improve training which covers submission of Research Papers by the staff, publication of News Letters and Glitter magazine, recording of training activities and making of training films, running of various club activities, updating websites and twitter account of RTC Peringome.
  7. Free of cost mineral water is provided to all trainees, staff and families.
  8. E-Magazine i.e E-newsletter & Glitter magazines are being published monthly