The 5th Bn A.P.S.P., was established on 1-11-1969 at Kakinada of East Godavari Dist., Later it was shifted to Vizianagaram in October’ 1975 styled as Pride of the East Coast. Both the 3rd Battalion and 5th Battalion used to function from Kakinada, and in the year 1975 after locating the suitable land of an extent of Ac.101.78 cents (belonging to MANSAS TRUST of Maharajas of Vizianagaram) at Chinthalavalasa, the 5th Battalion which is 396 away from Vijayawada and 7KMs., away from Vizianagaram Dist Head Quarters.
The Battalion Training Centre have consisting of 05 Fabricated Barracks, one Commando Barrack consisting of 05 Rooms,one Lecture Hall, Kitchen, Dining Hall and 38 No.s of toilets.
Intake Capacity of Trainees:- 200
Location & Address:- Battalion Training Centre, 5th Bn A.P.S.P., Chinthalavalasa, Denkada mandal, Vizianagaram 535005.
Training Centre Contact Number (Land line):08922-241015
E-mail ID of Training Centre:- email@example.com