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Closing Ceremony of S.N. 4 Advance Training on National Security

The closing ceremony of S.N. 4 Advance Training on National Security was held at the Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri on 13th March, 2019. 

Country Presentation on the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

As part of the College activity, Major Maj Kusal Rayan Jayasinghe, gave a country presentation on Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, on 1st November, 2018. The program was attended by the Commandant, community sponsor of Maj Kusal Sunil Shakya, faculty members from Tribhuvan University, officials from the embassy of Sri Lanka, college faculty members, and the student officers....

The DSCSC, Bangladesh Delegation visits the Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri

The delegation from Defence Services Command and Staff College, Bangladesh visited the Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri, on 26th Nov, 2018. The team led by Senior Instructor Col Sayed Anowar Mohammad paid on courtesy call to the Commandant Maj Gen Sarad Giri.


Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Hemanta Raj Kunwar along with DGMT&D Maj Gen Gaurab Tandul visited Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri, on 15th Nov 2018.

Talk program by Her Excellency Ms W S Perera

The Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Nepal Her Excellency Ms W. S. Perera delivered talk on "Foreign Policy of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka-Nepal Relation" on 22th Oct, 2018 to the student officers of 25 Command & Staff Co...

U.S. NDU Delegation Visits ACSC

As a part of the South Asia Field Study Tour for the class 2019-1, a delegation from U.S. National Defense University, visited the Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri on 4th Oct, 2018.

Talk programme of H.E. Dr Mazhar Javed

The Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Nepal H.E. Dr Mazhar Javed delivered talk on "Pakistan Foreign Policy and Pakistan-Nepal Relations" ...

Country Presentation of Maldives

As part of the social activities of Command and Staff Course- 25, Major Mohammad Ziyad from Maldives Armed Forces presented...

C&SC Course

The aim of the course is to develop professional knowledge and understanding of the student officers to prepare them for mid level command and staff appointments and with further experience to assume higher command and staff responsibilities.


The Command and Staff Course curriculum consists of:-

(a) Professional Studies. This deals with Staff Duties, Basic Arms, Conventional Warfare, Specialized Warfare, Administration and Logistics, Training, Intelligence, Insurgency and Counter Insurgency, Terrorism and Counter Terrorism, Leadership and Management, Resource Management, Civil-Military Operations and related subjects like Disaster Management and International Humanitarian Law.

(b) Academic Studies. This includes studies on wide variety of subjects to expand the student officers' understanding of Strategy, Security (Global, Regional and National), United Nations and Conflict Resolution. Academic Studies package also contains the curriculum designed for Masters Degree in Strategic Studies.

(c) Research. Research is aimed at enhancing the ability of the student officers to examine problems in detail in a prescribed research format. During the course, the student officers are required to carry out in-depth study on the topics / subjects assigned for individual and group research. Each student officer is required to prepare and submit Thesis Paper in addition to Term Papers (for Master's Degree Students) on specific relevant subject as per instructions, which will be evaluated by a board consisting of faculty members and the professors from Tribhuwan University.


Normally, instructions are imparted in the form of syndicate discussions. Lectures by visiting dignitaries are conducted centrally. Map Exercises, Sand Model Discussions, TEWTs, Telephone Battles and War Games are the main forms of exercises run in professional studies.

Each syndicate will be under the guidance of a DS and will have a fresh DS in each term. English is the medium of instruction in the Course. All presentations will be based on Microsoft Power Point.

Duration of the Course

The course is designed for 45 weeks. Two weeks Orientation Course for international student officers and Pre-course for student officers from other agencies. The course is divided into four terms with 10 to 12 weeks duration. There will be a week long term break after each term.

(a)First Term. Staff Duties, Basic Arms, Intelligence, Training, Administration & Logistics, Development Studies and Research.

(b) Second Term. Combat Operations (Offensive and Defensive), IRP, Development Studies and Research.

(c) Third Term. Insurgency / Counter Insurgency Operations, Terrorism/ Counter Terrorism, GRP, Campaign Plan and Internal Study Tour, Development Studies and Research.

(d) Fourth Term. United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO), Disaster Management, Strategic Leadership and Management, Civil Military Relations, NBC, Commandant Paper/Thesis, Resource Management, Foreign Study Tour, Development Studies and Research.