Dream . Believe . Achieve

Thursday, July 18, 2024

21 training centres of Indian Army that you weren’t aware of 

Bestseller Books For Your preparation

21 training centres of Indian Army that you weren't aware of                                    

Hello aspirants,

Being a defence aspirant the topic is of utmost importance and is asked in various defence related exams as well( recently in CDS 1 2019). The topic is interesting and easy to understand. So, let's begin


Army War College: It is the premier All Arms Tactical Training Institution for officers and performs essential functions of evaluation in the fields of tactics and operational logistics. 

  • LOCATION- Mhow, Madhya Pradesh

Infantry School: is the largest and the oldest military training centre of the Indian Army. The institution is responsible for developing the complete spectrum of tactical drills and concepts about infantry operating in varied terrain and environment and introduce them from time to time. 

  • LOCATION- Mhow (MP)

Indian Military Academy (IMA): is credited with providing excellent officers who are highly disciplined, thoroughly motivated and deeply committed to serving the Nation with honour and dignity.

  • LOCATION- Dehradun

Officers Training Academy(OTA) imparts training to young men and women to enable them to take their rightful place as officers in the Indian Army.

  • LOCATION- Chennai, Gaya (2011)

High Altitude Warfare School: it is a training establishment imparting specialised Mountain Warfare and Winter Warfare Training to Indian Army personnel.

  • LOCATION- Gulmarg

Armoured Corps Centre and School: It imparts training about the employment of mechanical forces in battle and development of concepts for future struggle.

  • LOCATION- Ahmednagar(Maharastra)



School of Artillery: provides adequate training, evaluation of new equipment for induction and development of new concepts/ doctrine for application of artillery fire.

  • LOCATION- Deolali Nasik district(Maharashtra)

Army Air Defence College: trains for the provision of effective Air Defence Artillery protection to ground forces against long and medium altitude enemy air attacks.

  • LOCATION- Gopalpur

College of Military Engineering: encompasses three aspects, i.e., training, advisory, projects research and experimentation.

  • LOCATION- Pune

Military College of Telecommunication Engineering: is a premier training institute of the Corps of Signals. A variety of courses catering to the training needs in Information Technology and Communication for the Indian Army are conducted at MCTE.

  • LOCATION- Mhow

Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School (India) (CIJW School): is an institution for counter-guerrilla training. The institution has risen to be the nodal agency for imparting counter-insurgency training for the other branches.

  • LOCATION- Vairengte, Mizoram

Army Medical Corps (AMC) Centre and School: conducts from basic to advanced courses for Army Medical Corps and Military Nursing Service Officers. The Centre also trains recruits for induction into service into Army Medical Corps.

  • LOCATION- Lucknow(UP)

Military College of Electronic and Mechanical Engineering: is an institution of technical education in the Army. The College was awarded the Golden Peacock National Training Award (1997) as well as Golden Peacock National Quality Award.

  • LOCATION- Secunderabad(Telangana)

Army Education Corps (AEC) Training College and Centre is a Category 'A' establishment, a Regimental Training Centre for AEC personnel and an Autonomous College affiliated to Barkatullah University, Bhopal.

  • LOCATION- Pachmarhi

Corps of Military Police (CMP) Centre and School: impart basic military training to all personnel enrolled in Corps of Military Police and also conduct courses for officers on deputation to the corps.

  • LOCATION- Bangalore


Army School of Physical Training: runs the Sports Training Course for Army personnel, central police organisation and paramilitary forces to train instructors capable of imparting physical training and sports coaching at the appropriate level.

  • LOCATION- Pune

Army Airborne Training School: imparts training in high delivery and air transportation of men and material. It is also responsible for carrying out Research and Trial about air portability and para-dropping of all types of equipment.

  • LOCATION- Agra

Institute of Military Law: is a Tri-Services Institute which imparts training to officers of Judge Advocate General Branch of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard as well as officers and other ranks of other arms and services in military and allied laws.

  • LOCATION- Kamptee

Army Sports Institute: it is an Army Sports Nodes is a public-relations sports centre, intended for portraying the Army in a positive light. 

  • LOCATION- Pune

Army Cadet College(ACC): is a Wing of the IMA which caters for the training of service cadets selected for the commission. On completion of the course, these cadets also qualify for a B.A. or B.Sc. degree, recognised by the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

  • LOCATION- Dehradun

Combat Army Aviation Training School (CAATS): CAATS is the primary training course for aviators of the air wing of the Army, The Army Aviation Corps. It replaced the Indian Air Force's Academy, the Helicopter Training School (HTS), as the primary training school for army aviators. 

  • LOCATION- Nashik


Stay connected to DDE for more such posts.


What’s your Reaction?
Blogs21 training centres of Indian Army that you weren't aware of 
Blogs21 training centres of Indian Army that you weren't aware of 
DDE editor
DDE editor
DDE Editorial Team comprises of researchers & content writers. The source of write ups are individual researches, references, informants and documentations. If you wish to submit a write up or information please write to contactus@defencedirecteducation.com



Stay Connected




Latest Articles