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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Please give brief background and history of CBI Academy

CBI Academy is located at Kamla Nehru Nagar, Hapur Road, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. It started functioning on 10th January, 1996. Prior to this, the training programmes of CBI were being held at the CBI Training Centre at Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi. Over the years, CBI Academy has emerged as a major police training institution and has made a mark at the National as well as International level. Recently, it has also been awarded with the ISO 9001:2008 Certification in March 2010, for Excellance in Training in the field of Crime Investigation, Prosecution and Vigilance.

Q2. What kind of training is imparted at CBI Academy?

The training curriculum at CBI Academy aims at enhancing professional knowledge and skills in order to inculcate right attitudes in individual and groups forming an organization. Rapid changes in modus operandi, increasing use of sophisticated and state-of-the-art gadgetry by criminals, ever changing patterns of crime and increasing complexity of the case law owing to judgments and orders pronounced by the Constitutional Courts on various issues related to substantive and procedural law, newer and unconventional types of cases increasingly getting referred to CBI for investigation, are all posing tremendous challenge to the investigators. As a result, there has been a constant requirement of upgradation of the skills of the Investigating Officers, Supervisory Officers and Supporting staff. To uphold the trust and confidence of the people, a well trained human resource is of utmost importance and therefore a well structured training shall ensure constant improvement in the functioning of CBI.

Q3. Who can be trained at CBI Academy?
  • CBI Officers
  • Any Serving Police Officer (Sub-Inspector & above)
  • Any Serving Law Officer
  • SAARC Countries Police Officers
  • Vigilance Officers of the PSUs, Banks and other Government Agencies
  • Any person specially sponsored by the Govt. of India
Q4. What is the procedure for getting nominated for the training at CBI Academy?

Sponsorship letter from the Head of the Department / Officer.

Q5. How to get the details of the courses planned to be conducted at CBI Academy?

Every year CBI Academy prepares and uploads its training calendar on CBI Academy's website www.cbiacademy.gov.in. Details of all the courses scheduled to be conducted in the present calendar year can be seen on the CBI website.

Q6. Can a private person apply for training at CBI Academy?

No. Only officers as mentioned above at question no. 3 can get training at CBI Academy.

Q7. Who imparts training at CBI Academy?

Training is imparted in the CBI Academy by Constable to DIG and external faculties also. Outdoor training is generally imparted by Constables Hd. Constables & ASI. In door training which includes lectures, demonstrations, role plays, simulation exercises evaluation , tests etc are given by SIs, Inspectors & Dy. SsP. Lectures are also given by ASsP, SP & DIG on various subjects of Police work and they also supervise the training matters. External faculties both serving and retired are also invited to deliver lectures on specialized subjects. All the officers from the rank of SIs to SP are Course Coordinators also for various courses in services courses, basic courses, induction courses and orientation courses.

Q8. How can I apply for being enrolled as a faculty in CBI Academy? What are the qualifications/criteria
for being invited as a faculty at the CBI Academy?

There is no such regular enrolment of faculty in CBI Academy and no fixed criteria qualification & experience. Faculties are requisitioned form various Government departments and non-serving/retired officers are also called having good feed back on various subjects. However, anyone is welcomed to send his/her bio-data with complete details of qualification & experience if he feels that he is eligible and capable to interact or deliver lectures on subjects of police interest like criminal law, anti-corruption laws, cyber forensic, management, investigation, vigilance, banking, departmental enquiries, etc.

Q9. What is the honorarium paid to the faculties of CBI Academy?
  • To the Private Person / Retired Government Servant: Rs 1,000/- per period
  • To the Serving Government Servant: Rs 500/- per period
Q10. What facilities for lodging and boarding for the participants are available at the CBI Academy?

There are 2 hostels, viz. Officers' Hostel and Trainees' Hostel on payment basis.

Q11. Whether the vehicle for picking up and dropping the participants available?

The Academy does not provide vehicles for picking up the participants while coming for the course. However, on conclusion of the course, the academy bus is available for going up to the Ghaziabad Railway / Bus Station, New Delhi / HZN Railway Station.


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