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Some of the key elements for the industry are:

Fear of terrorism and crime has also fueled this demand. It is expected that security industry segment will rapidly grow in the developing parts of Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East, where security markets are relatively underdeveloped.

Indian security services are expected to increase from a level of INR 40,000 crore (2014) to INR 80,000 crore in the year 2020

Financial services segment of the industry is expected to increase by 25 percent

Private security services are expected to increase at a rate of 20 percent over the next few years.

The industry is expected to generate 50 lakh jobs by the year 2020

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Introduction (CATS)

CATS (Centre for Advanced Training in Security) is the first institution of its kind in India, dedicated to research and innovation in the Security Sector, to create professionals who can help create a safe and secure environment for private sector. Promoted under Pragmatic Educational Society, the institute has been set up in collaboration with Israeli College for Security and Investigation (ICSI), World’s leading and specialized college in security education.

As a reputed centre of excellence, CATS enjoys strong industry goodwill with international & national companies of repute. The institute has carved a niche in the domain of security studies through its uncompromising academic standards, technical research, pioneering programs, international linkages, and industry intervention. The pedagogic models used emphasize on practical knowledge and technology that are industry compatible, bringing the
best to Asia’s first institute for Security Studies.

CATS has one of the best state of art training centre situated at SDF 2, First Floor, KINFRA International Apparel Park, Menamkulam, Kazhakkoottam, Trivandrum, with a built up area of 6000 Sq ft, fully air- conditioned with wi-fi enabled class rooms, equipped with modern teaching aids and security laboratory with modern security equipments, CATS aims to change the way we look at security profession. The center is committed to provide the

World’s most advanced security education and training to personnel across the security sector’s pyramid.
CATS is working closely with the industry and follows the developments and changes through regular interactions, seminars and workshops so as to make its courses most relevant and contemporary, based on present and future needs. Regular guest lectures by security experts of Corporate Houses, Industrial Visits, Mentor ship Programs, On Job Training, and Projects are the key activities that keep the students abreast with the industry. The institute aims to make its students ‘industry ready’ so as to make them productive from the day one they join any organization.

Apart from our well-equipped college, the faculty at CATS is internationally trained and drawn from a pool of the best minds from the field of Strategy, Intelligence, Defense, Combat and Technology passionate to make a change in the fields of Information Security and Physical security.


  • To foster employability, proficiencies and competence in the rank and file of private security professionals.
  • Enable career advancement of private security professionals.
  • Afford first-rate, employment linked training to private security personnel.


  • To be a front-runner in ushering a safe and secure environment in the country. 
  • To attain the position of the biggest supplier of robust knowledge assets and readily employable private security personnel for the private security industry.
  • To be acknowledged as the eventual destination for hiring conscientious and well-qualified private security personnel.


  • Ardor and zeal to establish a Centre of Excellence conforming to global standards for imparting training to private security personnel.
  • Obligation to support continuing education, specialized advancement and career enhancement of private security personnel.


CATS -Centre for Advanced Training in Security is a Centre of Excellence in National Security initiated by Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence -KASE and established by Pragmatic Educational Society, New Delhi). The
courses ensure development of sector specific security professionals, specializing in cyber security, physical security, investigations, intelligence and protection for individuals who wish to either re-skill themselves or brace themselves for a better career in Information security and Physical security.

CATS is the authorized and recognized training Centre under PSARA 2005 and PMKVY-2. Further, CATS is the only centre of excellence in security under the banner of Government of Kerala to set up a Physical and Cyber Security Training Centre of Excellence in India. The training syllabus/ modules of which are as per National Occupational Standards (NOS) developed by the Security Sector Skill Devolopment Council (SSSDC) under National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Government of India. The programs offered through CATS are in line with the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) as notified by the Government of India & the National Skill Development Corporation, Government of India. The syllabi strictly conforms to PSARA 2005 and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) Schemes which are monitored by the Academic Council of KASE.


EC-Council cyber certification programs are recognized worldwide and accredited in more than 145 countries across the globe. CATS is the Accredited Training Centre of EC-Council bringing more relevant cyber certification programes under CATS umbrella. “EC-Council – Trusted worldwide for its end-to-end enterprise cyber security solutions for human capital development”

  • KASE Initiative
  • Authorized by PSARA 2005
  • Recognized by PMKVY-2
  • Syllabus as per NOS and NSDC
  • Aligned with NSQF