ATS Lohitpur: Joining Instructions

Course Joining Instruction, Animal Training School, Lohitpur


The aim of ATS is to train animal transport and veterinary cadre personnel, dog handlers , dogs and to conduct all promotional courses of A.T. and Vet cadre and also to perform the duties during peace and operations

Type of Training

            (a)   Mandatory Promotional courses for AT and VET cadre personnel.

            (b)  Horse riding courses for GD cadre.

             (c)   Horse riding courses for AT cadre.

             (d)   Refresher courses for AT/Vet Cadre.

Objectives of Courses

            (a)   It varies from course to course.

            (b)  It is to professionally upgrade serving AT and VET personnel for specific assignments.


Nomination and course schedule for coming year is available at Units and ITBP website. However reminder message to concerned units for sending their candidates well in time is being sent two weeks before commencement of course separately for each course.

Documents to be Brought by Trainees

Every trainee must be in possession of the following documents which should be produced on arrival at ATS.

  (a)  Identity Card

  (b)   Movement Order

  (c)  Medical fitness Certificate .

Study Material, Books, Pamphlets & Precis

Relevant books/pamphlets/ precis will be available to all trainees from précis cell and Library for the duration of course. The trainees are expected to bring/buy their own       stationary.

Family Permission

No trainee will be allowed family permission during the course.

How to Reach at Ats Lohitpur

Every trainee must be in possession of the following documents which should be produced on arrival at this RTC.

(a)  By Road:- The nearest Rail head for ATS Lohitpur is Tinsukia which is about 200 Kms. From Tinsukia State road transport and private public Transport is available for Tezu, and from Tezu private public transport is available for Lohitpur. From Tezu Govt. vehicle may be provide on prior information. It is better if plan to reach Tinsukia before noon as no evening and night services available for this area.

(b)   By Air:- ATS Lohitpur is connected by Air with nearest Airport Dibrugarh, which is about 250 KM from this Centre. The services of Air India and other Private Airlines can be taken from Dibrugarh Airport to other parts of India.

(c)   By Rail:-The main Rail head for ATS, Lohitpur is Tinsukia which is about 200 KM from here. From Tinsukia only road transport is available.

(d)   Food and Messing:- A separate Mess for Officers, SO’s, OR’s are available at ATS. Trainees must deposit a sum Rs. 3,000/- as mess advance.-

(e)   Accommodation:- Trainees will be accommodated in semi permanent structures.

(f)   Medical Fitness:- This Training requires very high standard of physical fitness. Hence SHAPE- 1 trainees who can undergo stress and strain of respective course only be sent.

(g)   Leave:- No leave will be granted to any trainees during the training period except on extreme compassionate grounds. However, as per training manual Vol-V, Para- 64, Head of the training institution will be competent to grant casual leave to a trainee up to 6 days on medical/ extreme compassionate ground provided a request for such leave has been preferred only by the trainee himself. However, if trainees remain away from training programme beyond allowed period (different for each course depending on duration of course)will be relegated.

(h)   Clothing: - The trainees are required to bring normal and E.I clothing with them. However riding breeches, helmets and other equipments are provided at school as needed.

(i)   Discipline: - Strict discipline inside as well as outside the campus is expected from the trainees. If any violation it will be dealt severely under ITBP Act & Rules. Trainees will be allowed to visit local township Tezu with due permission once a weekend/holidays as per ATS policy on this subject.

(j)        Medical Support:- A 10 bedded hospital (Under 9th BN command) is functioning inside the campus. ATS has own ambulance if any emergency arises. District Hospital at Tezu is only 15 KM from school.


          The following facilities available at RTC:-

            (a)   SBI ATM within the campus.

            (b)  Landline and Mobile connectivity

            (c)   CPC Canteen.

            (d)  Library with good collection of Books.

            (e)   Grain Shop.

            (f)  Gymnasium

            (g)   Facility for Foot Ball, Volley Ball, Kabaddi, Hand Ball, Badminton and Table tennis.

            (h)  All Standard Obstacles.


            (i)   April to November: Weather is Rainy, continuous rain with strong wind and thunder occurs here so Gum boots and Rain Coat are required

            (ii)  December to March: Winter Slight cold in morning but no special clothing needed.