Act. SSP Deepak Adhikari

(29 March 2021-)

APF Command and Staff College

Message from the Acting Commandant

I am honored to serve as the acting Commandant of APF Command and Staff College. I am quite devoted to continue the academic & professional excellence of this college and enriching the quality of students to maintain the ethos of APF Command and Staff College: Knowledge, Courage, Dedication, Karma, Honor and Valor to fulfill envisioned statement “Lead to Enlighten”.

APF Command and Staff College is an institution responsible for professional studies and masters degree affiliated to Tribhuvan University. Our effort is always focused on mid-level officers to enhance their leadership competencies. Here students are driven to acquire our required curriculum contents as of National Security Strategy, Regional and Global Security, Foreign Policy, Conflict and Peace Studies, Governance and Statecraft, IHL/IHRL, Revenue & Custom Security, Industrial Security, Border Security & Management, Disaster Risk Reduction, different Conventional/Unconventional Tactics & Warfare and Research Methodology.

Our student officers are as diverse and vibrant as the range of courses. We value all the student officers, academician, researchers and those who are in pursuit of knowledge in this college. We would like to assure our continuous commitment toward institutional excellence.

I would like to express my sincere gratitude to TU faculty, experts, visiting professors, students, staff, TU & its Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences for making MSDPS an academic center for proving manpower in the field of security, development and peace studies.

Thank You.



Deepak Adhikari

Act. Senior Superintendent of APF, Nepal

Acting Commandant

APF Command and Staff College, Sanogaucharan, Kathmandu

Former Commandants

DIG Er. Praja Bhakta Shrestha

(03 August 2020-18 March 2021)

APF Command and Staff College

DIG Rajendra Basnet

(17 February 2020-19 July 2020)

APF Command and Staff College

DIG Prabin Kumar Shrestha

(03 September 2019-17 February 2020)

APF Command and Staff College

DIG Raju Ram Suwal

(28 June 2019-03 September 2019)

APF Command and Staff College

DIG Chandra Prakash Gautam

(12 November 2018-28 June 2019)

APF Command and Staff College

SSP Kishor Pradhan

(16 July 2018-12 November 2018)

(Acting Commandant)

SSP Ganesh Thada Magar

(05 May 2018-16 July 2018)

(Acting Commandant)

DIG Mandip Shrestha

(16 February 2018-05 May 2018)

APF Command and Staff College

DIG Rajesh Shrestha

(17 May 2017-15 February 2018)

APF Command and Staff College

DIG Ram Sharan Paudel

(21 August 2016-20 May 2017)

APF Command and Staff College

DIG Puspa Ram K.C.

(12 April 2015-16 August 2016)

APF Command and Staff College