POLICE TRAINING COLLEGE
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A. THE INSTITUTION
The institution was established as Police Training School in the year 1968. It was upgraded to
the level of Police Training College(PTC) in the year 1998. Soon thereafter Kiran Bedi took
charge as Joint Commissioner of Police(Training).
The Police Training College is spread over 220 acres of land at Jharoda Kalan, Delhi. It is
one of the premier institutions in the country, which imparts training to the Indian Police
Service (IPS) Probationers of the Union Territory cadre. Its trainees also include Assistant
Commissioners of Police of Andaman & Nicobar Cadre, Sub Inspectors, Assistant
Sub-Inspectors and constabulary of the Delhi Police, Jammu and Kashmir Police, Arunachal
Pradesh Police, Sikkim police and trainees from foreign Countries like Maldives, Bhutan etc.
The PTC organizes four types of courses Basic Courses, Promotional Courses, Refresher
Courses and Specialized Courses. Apart from conventional methods of training, scientific
methods of investigation is being taught with the help of modern equipment installed in the
campus viz. computer lab, a well equipped library and class rooms connected with
multimedia. Firing simulators provide specialized training alongwith field training and
practice. A multi faceted Sports complex and an auditorium supplement the training resources.
Emphasis is being laid on practical ground training through simulation exercises, group
discussion, mock drill and role play exercises etc. The men are being taught to police
themselves first before they set out to police the citizens. This sensitization is being
enduced in the trainees through moral and spiritual teaching classes and more effectively
through Vipassana Meditation, which has become a part of the curricula. The trainees are
expected to perform community service and get themselves acquainted with the ground realities
as a part of their training. The object of the entire training module is to enable them to
emerge as a 'Moral Force' - 'Moral Power' - 'Moral Service' - in the service of humane and
B. THE FACULTY
Research is being carried out in the PTC with a
view to design training work-books on all subjects pertaining to law and order in the
I) Department of Law headed by M.S. Rathi, Senior Public Prosecutor
II) Department of Police Sciences headed by V.K. Sobti, Assistant
Commissioner of Police
Ill) Department of Social Sciences headed by D.S. Norawat, Vice Principal, PTC
IV) Department of Forensic Sciences headed by S.K. Gupta, Chief Medical Officer, PTC
V) Department of Physical Education headed by Rohtash Singh, Assistant Commissioner of
VI) Department of Office Administration headed by Shiv Kumar, Assistant Commissioner of
VII) Department of Computer Learning headed by Rajneesh Gupta, Assistant Commissioner of
VIII) Department of Management headed by Virendra Singh, Principal
Police officers need to be trained in management in addition to routine law and order rules.
The department of management has been constituted under the direct supervision of Virendra
Singh, Principal who has the background of management and commerce. Courses are conducted
batch wise and the batches consist of 20 officers. Resource persons are invited from various
C. TRAINING FACILITIES
The Police Training College has in-house
infrastructure and sophisticated training equipment to offer composite training to the
trainees which include all the ranks from the constabulary to the officers of Indian
Police Service. Facilities at the college include :-
1. Computer Laboratory
A computer laboratory has been set up at the campus which has equipment with the latest
technology available to provide vital information and addressing training needs pertaining to
modern age crime prevention and detection and updating the trainees on cyber crime.
2. Fire Arms Training System
The college has sophisticated fire arms training system which has been imported from the
United States. The FATS equipment is the latest electronic weapon training simulator based on
judgmental shooting. With the help of laser discs, various types of situations are projected
on the screen. At one time five trainees are trained in reacting to the situation being
displayed on the screen. It is ideal for sharpening reflexes in real life situations and
assists the trainers in accurately evaluating the performance of the trainees.
3. Multi-media Projection
The PTC is the first training institute of its kind to have the multi-media projection system
in the country. Through this system simultaneous training is being imparted in several
classrooms even through a single expert or a training video.
4. Sports Complex
A sports complex consisting of a multipurpose Gym having various physical fitness equipment
and facilities for playing squash, badminton, table tennis and other outdoor and indoor games
provide assistance in the overall fitness of the trainees.
5. Indira Gandhi National Open
University (IGNOU) Center
A distant learning center of IGNOU provides trainees opportunities to enhance their academic
qualification including management courses while undergoing training and after. The center is
equipped with all requisite reading material including audio-visual facilities etc.
6. Spiritual Education Center
The training course includes lessons in moral values and spirituality. Vipassana
meditation has been introduced as a regular feature. The college has a permanent Vipassana
Center. Till date more than 2000 trainees as well as trainers, police officers and other
faculty members have undergone 10-day Vipassana courses. In fact the first ever Vipassana
meditation course with more than a thousand police officers and men was conducted at the PTC
in 1999. It is the first police institution in the country where a Vipassana center has
been set up and Vipassana meditation courses have been incorporated in the training schedule.
A well stocked library with Internet facility exists at PTC which has publications on
different subjects and laws along with various magazines and journals. Effort is on to
computerize the library and make it online.
8. Academic Block
The Academic Block consists of 55 class-rooms,
5 large sized lecture halls and a Conference Hall. All classroom are well-furnished and 16 of
these have been inter-connected through multi-media for optimum utilization of man-power.
9. Firing Range
In addition to the fire arms training simulator, the PTC has its own small firing range which
meets the requirements of the trainees of PTC.
The PTC has a modern auditorium with a seating capacity of 1,000 students for organizing
educational and recreational programmes.
12. Conference Hall
The conference hall provides facilities for specialized training programmes and conferences
and other academic symposia.
13. Gazetted Officers' Mess
A well furnished Gazetted Officers' Mess having all facilities is used for the participating
senior officers coming to attend various conferences, meetings and as resource persons for the
training courses. It has all in house recreational facilities.
14. Sports facilities /
The PTC has facilities for football, volleyball, kabaddi, badminton and squash etc. Facilities
for conducting assault courses including Physical Training, Marching, field craft, firing,
commando, ambush, counter-ambush, search, seizure and demonstration etc. exist in the
sprawling greens of the center.
The Administrative Block houses the offices of the Joint Commissioner (Training), Principal
and Vice-Principal apart from the others. The Administrative Block caters to the needs of all
administrative matters of trainees and the regular staff.
16. Ladies' Hostel
A hostel named Lakshmi Bai Niwas has 48 rooms meant for lady probationers.
18. Residential Accommodation
Ten barracks with attached bathrooms & toilets provide accommodation to the
The PTC has a total of 14 messes.
D. OTHER FACILITIES AVAILABLE AT PTC
Other facilities existing at PTC include a Bank,
a Super Bazaar (Departmental store), a Grocery store, a canteen and telecommunication centers
A Family Welfare Center has been set up which is meant for families of the police officers
residing at the PTC complex. The welfare center is imparting training of stitching, tailoring,
embroidery and other crafts to the family members. It also provides recreation facilities.
The Police Public school provides schooling to the children of the resident staff and
residents of the neighborhood.
A Health Center provides medical facilities to the trainees and residents of the campus.
The College has a brass band which has developed a Music club in the sports complex.
Apart from addressing the recreational needs, it also teaches music to the children of
E. TRAINEES - Discipline and Conduct
a) All the trainees are
required to maintain discipline and good conduct.
b) No trainee is allowed to take his/her visitor to the hostel or barracks.
c) The trainees strictly follow daily Academy routine programme and other
instructions. No trainee is allowed to leave the Academy premises without prior
permission and proper outpass unless going out for training .
d) No trainee is allowed to visit the staff quarters or any other restricted
area for any purpose.
e) A general roll call is taken daily in the evening as per schedule.
Surprise roll calls are also carried out. Each trainee is duty bound to answer the roll call,
failing which he would be treated as an absentee. All trainees are expected to wear a cap at
the time of roll call with a full sleeve shirt.
f) No trainee of the PTC is eligible to sit for his final examination unless he has at
least 90% attendance in the total lecture periods in each subject throughout the period
of his training at the PTC. No leave is generally allowed to trainees (including officer
trainees) except on extreme and compassionate grounds.
g) All trainees are responsible for the safe custody of the articles in
their possession. They are advised not to bring any valuables or keep large sums of rnoney
with them. All valuables are kept under lock.
h) All the trainees are required to clear their bills in cash before the 5th
of every month and before their departure to their respective district or state. They will
have to secure a 'No Dues certificate' from mess, canteen, stores, library etc.
F. QUALITATIVE TRAINING
Qualitative Training is imparted to all ranks at
PTC through indoor and outdoor classes, practical exercises, simulation exercises, seminars,
workshops on different subjects like gender sensitization, rights of child with the help of
National Human Rights Commission, various NGOs and eminent resource persons. Pertinent to be
mentioned amongst the NGOs are Navjyoti, ACCORD, The Family, Rama Krishna Mission, Wild Life
Protection Society, Gender Training Institute, Health check-up.
G. LUNCHEON MEETING
The PTC is a unique institution through out the
country where all the staff members take their lunch together daily. During the lunch meeting
various activities are discussed, policies are framed and feedback is taken. All matters and
decisions, budget, rewards, punishment, transfer, work assignment, training policies etc. are
taken up during this meeting. This is being done with a view to maintain complete transparency
and co-ordination in the day-to-day administration of PTC.
The Police Training College is now moving towards
decentralization and is funding training programs for Delhi Police units outside the PTC.
This is as per the new accepted Training Policy by the Ministry of Home Affairs,
Government of India.
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