DSP (Deputy Superintendent of Police) Training Schedule | DSP Training Process

DSP (Deputy Superintendent of Police) Training Schedule | DSP Training Process

The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) is one of the prestigious services in the State. The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) is one of the best two state Services in India. The first is the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM). The State Public Service Commission conducts combined state service examination for recruitment of above services every year. In the Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) conducts combined examination for the post of SDM, DSP and another State’s services every year with the examination name of the combined state/ upper subordinate service (PCS) and another state public service commission also conduct their respective examinations. After selection in the examination, the training is done for developing skills to the future officers.

This Training module contemplates an enlistment procedure, to be dictated by separate State Public Service Commissions. The selected candidate may be provided with pre-preparing separation adapting course material on different subjects in which the Training will be granted to the chosen applicants amid the institutional training.

DSP (Deputy Superintendent of Police) Training Schedule | DSP Training Process
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The Training module is organized as follow-

The Foundation Course:

The foundation course conducted to be along with other selected candidates from the State public Service commission covering subjects such as Administrative Set-upConstitution of India, Inter-departmental Relationship, Special and Local laws, Socio-economic Environment specific to the States etc. The duration of the foundation course would be for a period of two months.

 Institutional Training Module (Phase  I):

On completion of the Foundation Course, the trainee officials will be required to undergo the first phase of the institutional training module. The duration of this phase will be for a period of eight months (08 months). During this period, the following subjects will be covered: -

  Police in Modern India:
a)   Role of Police
b)   Police Administration & Service Matters
c)    Police Organization
d)   Police Set-up in a State


e)   Constitution of India
f)    Jurisprudence and Legal concepts
g)   Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
h)   Indian Penal Code 1860
i)     Indian Evidence Act 1872
j)     Special and Local Laws

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    Crime Prevention & Records:
k)           Beats and Patrols
l)             Crime & Prosecution related Records
m)         Surveillance & Collection of Intelligence

             Public Order, Traffic & Security:

n)           Maintenance of Public Peace & Order
o)          Security & Protective Duties
p)          Traffic Regulation and Management
q)           Relief & Disaster Management

                Investigation and Trial- Methods and Skills:

r)          Investigation & its Supervision
s)          Scientific Aids & Methods of Investigation:
i)  Forensic science, ii) Forensic Medicine
t)         Trial of Cases and Court Management
u)        Computer Appreciation, Automation Devices

          Human Behaviour and Relationship Management

v)           Human Behaviour
w)          Relation with Groups and Institutions
x)           Relationship Management
y)           Police and Human Rights
z)           Community Policing

Practical Training Module in the field of operational areas:

This training will be imparted to the officer’s trainees in the field of operational areas; in relation to the duties of DySP / SDPO, which will be performed by them on completion of the training. This is also a module for the application of the knowledge imparted to them through the theoretical training in the first 6 months in the training institution. During this period the trainees would remain in the training institution and would be attached to DySP/SDPO of the district in which training institution is located or DySP/SDPO of other Districts. The officer trainees will perform various duties in connection with the Police Station SHO, DySP, and SDPO.

The 2 months (48 days) period will be apportioned for duties as follows.  
  • Investigation of Crime.
  • Prevention of Crime. 
  • Maintenance of Law & Order. 
  • Enforcement of Special and Local Laws Security Duties. 
  • Large Scale Bundobast Traffic Regulation. 
  • Community Relationship) Collection of Intelligence on Crime and criminal, anti-social elements, gangs, and extremists.
On completion of the practical training phase of the training, the trainees should return to training institutions for full-time institutional training once again for the next phase.

Institutional Training Module (Phase – II) :

This period of institutional preparing is exceptionally urgent and stretches out over a time of 3 months. This preparation module is intended to learn, fortify and reinforce the preparation inputs gave through before modules. The module incorporates contextual investigations, commonsense and field works out, recreation works out, pretend and so on. The learner would likewise be presented to the crisis, medical aid, alleviation, critical thinking activities and putting out fires, preparing in relational abilities, hands-on preparing on PCs. After the culmination of Institutional Training, last examinations will be led for the learners and the effective hopefuls will be passed-out from the preparation foundation.

Out-Door Training:

Out-door training module stresses advancement of stamina, mettle, perseverance and certain useful and physical aptitudes including weapon preparing and unarmed battle and so forth required for the DySPs amid the release of their obligations.

Another objective of the Out Door Training will be to instruct in learner affinity for undertaking physical exercise on predictable commence to make the ability to withstand strain and worry of police working. The segments of penetrating, which are required to manage improvement of identity and bearing and to make an esprit de corps, have been held. To break the dreariness, amusements like b-ball, football, hockey and so forth, is accommodated which likewise upgrade the stamina of the students. The hopeful will likewise be offered a chance to learn singular recreations like badminton, yard tennis and so on. The preparation for unarmed battle and self-protection methods has been accommodated to implant ability in learners for self-preservation. A few periods have likewise been reserved for Yoga/Meditation as a component of preparing for pressure administration.

During institutional training, the officer trainees will have 3 periods of out-door training; where the games period are excluding out of three. The out-door training period would be

reduced to only two during their field and operational training.

Head Quarter Attachment Module:

On successful completion of second phase of institutional training and the passing of the tests prescribed in the institutional training, the successful candidates will be required to undergo attachment with district police office to acquaint themselves with various branches dealing with administration including financial management, attachment with armed police special branch for intelligence collection and analysis, district crime records bureau for documentation and analysis of crime records and their computerization, Forensic Science laboratory, Assistant Public Prosecutor and Government pleaders.

        In-service Training:

This preparation module visualizes in-benefit preparing ensuing to fruition of enlistment preparing with periodical interim. The Deputy Superintendent of Police would be required to experience somewhere around one in-benefit course once a year on the subject of topical intrigue and pertinence in the field. In-benefit preparing modules are required to be composed every once in a while. All Deputy Superintendents of Police ought to be required to experience pre-advancement preparing on the culmination of qualifying long stretches of administration, which could be 6 years. The pre-advancement course and in-benefit course are to be made mandatory and consequence of the test will be considered as a basic parameter for advancement and honour of acknowledgement and award amid their bearer.

Bridging of Gaps and Future Needs:

This syllabus and training module accommodates future requirements for Deputy-SP/SDPO as cutting-edge cops shutting the holes existing in prior modules. The training module is planned with strict reference to the field obligations required to be performed by a Deputy-SP. The module readies the students to work in a more straightforward and open way requesting organization of open in police work. While accentuation is on change of learning, ability and logical temper the preparation module is gone for setting them up to be individuals neighborly and proficient amid the release of their obligations. The preparation module additionally goes for mixing imperative aptitude and certainty to ward off them from enticements or easy route strategies.


The strategy embraced is the mix of an ordinary and contemporary framework. The classroom showing strategies through talk and chalk, utilization of showing helps and so forth., stands fortified through different procedures of learning techniques, for example, aggregate discourses, pretend, recreation works out, practical’s, hand on rehearses and on the field involvement in operational obligations. Every one of these techniques has been recommended to initiate the reasoning procedure of the students and making the preparation intelligent. This system can be institutionalized for a given time frame by the advancement of contextual analyses, altering of pretends and planning of reproduced practices through serving and resigned cop that are known for their exhibitions in field obligations. Introduction to the utilization of data innovation is presented as all future police activities are firmly connected with the PCs.

Nodal Institution:

The State Police Academy needs to fill in as a nodal foundation to take up the errand of the creation of reading material, exercise manuals, contextual analysis, varying media preparing films and so on. This organization needs to take up these exercises as a bundle and may connect with specialists for the readiness of these materials.


Working Days
Foundation course
(1st & 2nd)
First Phase: Institutional Training
(3rd to 10th Month)
Practical     Training Operational Area
(11th & 12th Month)
Second Phase: Institutional Training
(13th to 15th Month)
Head Quarter Attachment
(16th month)
Total Training Periods

                                                    OUT DOOR

Working Days
Foundation course
(1st & 2nd)
First Phase: Institutional Training
(3rd to 10th Month)
Practical Training in Field & Operational Area
(11th & 12th Month)
Second Phase: Institutional Training
(13th to 14th Month)
Total Duration

Training Schedule for the Period of Headquarter Attachment Module (Duration – 4 Weeks)

1ST WEEK (6 Days):

Call on Superintendent of Police and all other officers including District Magistrate and District Judge.

Accompany SP on tours, Inspectors, Bando-bast, Investigation of cases etc. Familiarization with common problems of Police and complaints against Police. Familiarization with the working of other Departments like Transport, Excise, Forest, Health, Electricity etc.

2nd WEEK (6 Days):

District Special Branch (3 days): In the District Special Branch the probationer will make himself/ herself conversant with the procedure and general principles of Intelligence work and Security Procedure including cipher system. He/ she will learn to draft of weekly Confidential/Secret reports. He/she will appoint himself/herself with the rules and procedures for VIP Security, Passport verification and issues relating to foreigners. He/she will learn to draft assessment reports and schemes.

District Crime Branch (DCRB) (3 Days): In the Crime Branch the probationers will learn about records on Crime and Criminals, the Court registers, Absconder, Register etc. he/she will also learn about the Crime Sections, Computerization, and DCI system, Analysis on Crime and Criminals and maintenance of records at District level.

3rd WEEK (6 Days):

District Police Office: In SP Office the probationers will go through financial rules and other rules in respect of accounts matters. He/she will write the Cash Book, prepare pay bills, contingent bills, go through the pay held over register and recovery register, monthly checking of cash account, preparation of Budget estimates, and preparation of T.A. etc. He/she will also learn the work of the Superintendent and go through all the correspondences received and action is taken. He/she will learn how to initiate proposals, how to indent for stationary forms, and how to draft letters and proposals. He/she will also familiarize himself/herself with rules of recruitment, probation, training, Welfare and Sports etc.

4th WEEK (6 days)

The probationers will acquaint himself/herself with the relevant provisions of the Police Regulations pertaining to the functions of Reserve Police Lines. He/she will acquaint himself/herself with all the prescribed registers, write the daily reports, detainment of prisoners, escort, maintain the gradation list and write order book and orderly Room register. He/she will also go through the procedure in pension cases, calculation of leave and increments, disbursement of pay, checking of arms, maintenance of stock book, the functioning of the MT section and Wireless, committee registers etc. He/she will also acquaint himself/herself with arrangements made for billeting and for deployment of additional forces, which are requisitions from time to time.

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