Country presentations by the International Student Officers (ISOs) are one of the major social activities of the college. As part of the Country Presentations, a group of National Student Officers presented their beloved motherland, Nepal, on 10th may 2018....
25 Command & Staff Course has formally started on 16th April, 2018 at Army Command & Staff College, Shivapuri. Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Hemanta Raj Kunwar, as the chief guest formally inaugurated the course....
The closing ceremony of S.N. 3 Advanced Training on National Security was held at Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri on 14th March 2018.
'Advance Training on National Security 'jointly organized by Ministry of Defence and Nepalese Army was officially declared open by Chief of the Army Staff Gen Rajendra Chhhetri at Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri, on 04th March 2018.
The graduation ceremony of 24th Command & Staff course was held at Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri on 21st February 2018.
Army Command & Staff College organized one-day seminar on "Non-Traditional Military Role, What is the right approach for Nepal Army" on 11th February 2018. Honorable Minister of Defense Mr Bhimsen Das Pradhan inaugurated the seminar.
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.