A Borderman's Pledge
I will not Disgrace the Borderman's
Arms, nor Abandon the Comrade, who stands at my side.
Whether alone or with many, I will defend everything
that my Country holds sacred.
BSF Academy, where training consciousness is a
way of life and nestled amidst the serene, calm environment of Tekanpur on
NH 75, is located 32 km away from the land of legendary music maestro-Tansen, Gwalior. It is spread over an area of 2923
acres, which includes 643 acres of lake.
The birth of Academy was the foresight of Sh K
F Rustam Ji, IPS, the founding
father of BSF, who found that Tekanpur and its surroundings offered an
ideal setting for the Premier Training Institute of BSF, where trainee
Officers and Sub Inspectors could be trained to imbibe the essential
qualities of leadership and professionalism.
Through his foresight, the BSF Academy came into being in Feb 1966 as
BSF Training Centre & School. On 21st Nov 1966 it was renamed as
the BSF Academy.
The surroundings of the Academy provide an ideal ambience for the training
of the men to evolve into a perfect Bordermen who
will work as a sentinel guarding the border during peacetime and transform
himself into a determined soldier during war. One can witness the
harmonious blend of time tested traditional methods of training and state
of art technology in the training at the Academy.
This Alma Mater of the bordermen is engaged in
conducting both basic as well as in-service training for a broad spectrum
of BSF leadership and occupies a proud place among all the training
institutions of the country. The MHA has rightfully declared it as “Centre
The vision of the Academy is to make it
an Elite Training Institution in the field of Border Security, Border
Management, Counter Insurgency Operations and Human Resource Development.
Its mission is to conduct basic training
for Officers and Sub Inspectors. Also conduct In-Service Courses for
Commanders and Staff Officers at all levels to make them efficient
leaders and commanders enabling them to carry out assigned role and task
both during peace and war situations.
make BSF Academy & other training establishments located at
Tekanpur as Centers of Excellence.
make Academy a think tank and academic center
for Border Management, Counter-Insurgency, Internal Security,
Strategic Planning & Management.
establish R & D base and redesign tactical & strategical concepts related to Border Management.
train professionally competent, motivated commanders at all levels,
capable of handling ground level problems and lead troops to success
utilising available resources.
become a prime mover in areas of HRD, TQM, Resettlement and
act as a study center of Jiwaji
University, Gwalior on Border Management.