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Country Presentation of the Republic of India

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Talk programme of HE Mr. Manjeev Singh Puri

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Country Presentation on the People's Republic of Bangladesh

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Country Presentation of the People's Republic of China

As part of the College activity on 30th May, 2019 Maj Zhao Wen Hui from the Peoples' Liberation Army, attending S.N.26 Command and Staff Course gave a presentation on his beloved motherland, the People's Republic of China.

Country Presentation of Nepal

Country presentation by the International Student Officers (ISOs) is one of the major social activities of the college. As a part of the Presentations, a group of National Student Officers presented our beloved motherland, Nepal, on 16th may 2019....

Opening Ceremony of 26th Command and Staff Course

The 26th Command and Staff Course commenced officially at the Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri on the 16th of April, 2019. Amid an opening ceremony organized to mark the event, Lt Gen Sarad Giri, COS of the Nepali Army lit the auspicious lamp and declared the beginning of the course....

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. 

SN 4 Advanced Training on National Security Begin in ACSC

The graduation ceremony of 25th Command & Staff Course was held at Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri amid a special function on 21st February 2019.

Master's in Strategic Studies (MSS)

The College is affiliated with the Tribhuwan University (TU). The University provides the Master's Degree in Strategic Studies (MSS) to eligible student officers already having Bachelor's  Degree  and  those  who  apply  and  complete  the  MSS  programme.  The Command and Staff College has seen nine batches that have received the degree so far. International student officers and the officers from sister organisation are also encouraged to join this programme and would also require to come with necessary mark sheets and certificates including migration certificate to enroll in MSS programme.

Eligible  and  interested  student  officers  can  apply  for  MSS  degree  and  their registration is done during their orientation course. Approximately NRs 9000/- is incurred in the process which needs to be collected from the students. A letter certifying the expense is given to the students before their departure. Following documents are required to join the MSS program.
(a) School Level (or equivalent) - Mark sheet, Transcript.
(b Intermediate Level/Plus2 / higher secondary (or equivalent)- Mark sheet, Transcript, Provisional .
(c) Bachelor / Graduate level Certificate (Mark sheet, Transcript, Provisional )
(d) No objection Letter / Migration certificate.
(e) Certificates must be in English or with valid translation copy.

As per the syllabus prepared by Tribhuwan University, student officers have to pass the following examinations.

(a)  First Year. The entrance examination for the Command and Staff Course is considered as the First Year in the MSS. The subjects covered in the following areas:-

(i) Military History and Strategic Thought (Stra. Std. 541).
(ii) Contemporary Security Affairs (Stra. Std. 542)
(iii) Military Operations and Administrative Management (Stra. Std. 543)
(iv) Armed Conflict, Military Appreciation and Plans (Str. Std. 544).
(v) Research Methodology (Stra. Std. 545).

(b)  Second Year. The second year examination is conducted during the Fourth Term. All examinations are conducted by the Office of the Controller of Exams, Tribhuwan University. The subjects, which are dovetailed in the course syllabus, cover the following areas:-

(i) National Security and Statecraft (Stra. Std. 546).
(ii) International Relations (Stra. Std. 547)
(iii) Command, Leadership and Resource Management (Stra. Std. 548)
(iv) Military Strategy and Combat Theories (Str. Std. 549).
(v) Thesis (Stra. Std. 550).

Click here to download strategic studies master's level syllabus.