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The ITBP stands for Indo-Tibetan Border Police. The force was raised in 1962, with a primary role to patrol the Indo-China LAC, just after the Sino-India War. Read this article on ITBP Raising Day Quiz to know more. The Force was raised with Four battalions, then headed by an Inspector General rank officer from the IPS cadre, which is now upgraded to the post of Director General. The ITBP works in one of the toughest terrain and geography of India, with altitudes as high as 21,000 feet above sea level. The ITBP is primarily deployed at the 3500 km long Indo-China LAC, from the Ladakh sector to down here in the North East ending at Arunachal Pradesh. Read the Quiz on ITBP Raising Day to know more.

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  • When was the ITBP raised?
  1. 1962
  2. 1965
  3. 1978
  4. 1908
  • What is the Full-Form of ITBP?
  1. Indian Tactical Border Police
  2. Internal Trained Battalion of Police
  3. Indo-Tibetan Border Police 
  4. Indo-Tibetan Battalion of Police 
  • What is the current strength of the ITBP?
  1. 90,000+
  2. 1,00,000+
  3. 50,000+
  4. 2,00,000+
  • With how many battalions were this Force raised?
  1. Four
  2. Fifty
  3. Fifteen
  4. Five
  • Who was the First Head of ITBP?
  1. OP Bhutani, DG
  2. MC Mishra, DG 
  3. Balbir Singh, IG
  4. B Chatterjee, IG
  • In which year did the ITBP receive the President’s Colour Presentation?
  1. 1979
  2. 1987
  3. 1970
  4. 2000
  • The ITBP works under orders of the Army in which Border?
  1. India – Pakistan Border
  2. India – Myanmar Border
  3. India – China Border
  4. India – Bangladesh Border

  • The ITBP comes under the jurisdiction of?
  1. Ministry of Home Affairs
  2. Ministry of Defence
  3. Ministry of Cooperation
  4. None of the Above 
  • The Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force was formed _______.
  1. After the Indo-China war in 1962
  2. During the liberation war of Bangladesh
  3. After the Kargil war
  4. During the 1965 war with Pakistan 
  • The Motto of the ITBP is _____.
  1. Duty Unto Death
  2. Valour – Steadfastness and Commitment
  3. Touch the Sky with Glory
  4. Live a Life Less Ordinary
  • In which year the Indian Parliament passed the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force act 1992?
  1. 2000
  2. 1992
  3. 1996
  4. 1962
  • Who had the longest tenure as Head of ITBP?

  1. Balbir Singh
  2. B. Chatterjee
  3. OP Bhutani 
  4. Shiv Swaroop
  • Under Prime Minister _______, the head of ITBP was upgraded from Inspector General to Director General.
  1. Indira Gandhi
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. Narendra Modi
  4. Atal Bihari Vajpayee 
  • 2 Battalions of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force are deputed to ____.
  1. National Security Guard
  2. National Investigation Agency
  3. National Disaster Response Force
  4. Enforcement Directorate
  • _______ are the sister C.A.P.Forces of ITBP.
  1. BSF, Army, Air Force, Navy, Assam Rifles
  2. Assam Rifles, BSF, CRPF, Army, Coast Guard

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ITBP Raising Day FAQs

What is the current battalion strength of the ITBP?

The ITBP currently has 60 battalions, 15 sectors and 5 Frontiers.

What was the rank of the First Head of the ITBP?

The first ITBP head was an Inspector General rank officer.

Who is the current DG of ITBP?

Anish Dayal Singh is the current ITBP DG.

When was the ITBP Act passed by the parliament?

In 1996, the Indian Parliament passed the ITBP act.

What is the motto of this border guarding force?

Valour – Steadfastness and Commitment is the motto of the force.