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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...



The college motto; STRENGTH, WISDOM and COURAGE is inscribed on the flowing ribbon at the bottom. The strength, wisdom and courage are the divine qualities and their effective balance is the key to the stability of the nation. The motto itself speaks in abundance about the excellence of the institution, its objectives and the fineness in its conduct of the training. The motto is ascribed from the notable ancient Hindu strategist and scholar Sukracharya's "SUKRA NITI".


Army Command and Staff College is responsible with inculcating professional knowledge in the students, the hexagon with a creese was considered, at its time of inception to be the most appropriate for the college.


The hexagon is formed by overlapping two triangles. The upper half of the star is coloured sky blue and the lower half blood red. The hexagon symbolizes the Hindu goddess Saraswoti, the goddess of knowledge and wisdom. Facing in all the direction including the sky and the earth, the hexagon symbolizes the struggle towards the human enlightenment by overcoming all the three basic components of the nature (trigunas). In the word triguna, 'tri' stands for three while 'gunas' stand for subtle components which creates the human sensation for enlightenment out of Sattva (Purity and Knowledge), Raja (Action and Passion) and Tama (Ignorance and Inertia).

Creese inside Hexagon

A sharp edged creese with the upper half of its blade touching the sky blue portion and its base resting on the blood red portion is inscribed in the hexagon. The creese has both; a physical function, as a defensive weapon, as well as a symbolic function. Physically it is an instrument of "Ahimsa" or non-violence. The principle of ahimsa is to actively prevent violence, but not simply stand by idly whilst violence is being done. To that end, the creese is a tool to be used to prevent violence against a defenseless person. Symbolically, the creese also represents the power of truth over evil. It is the cutting edge of the enlightened mind. Moreover, militarily the creese is taken as a symbol of strength, battlefield skills, bravery and victory.