The Academy Experience

The Academy convenes the very best in higher Civil Service training and capacity building at its sprawling campuses in the salubrious clime of Mussoorie.

Participants take advantage of a vibrant campus life, competent Faculty, excellent infrastructure for interactive learning to develop professional skills and attitudes, which are necessary for a career in public service.

The Academy Advantage

The Academy weds theory and practice. It offers new recruits and those attending post-entry level/mid-career training an opportunity to face challenges and opportunities for good governance, share and explore new frameworks for improving public services. It shapes attitudes, upgrades professional skills and enables them to become leaders of tomorrow. While the training curriculum is extensive and need-based, the pedagogy is equally diverse and interactive.

The Faculty comprises of chosen practitioners from across the Civil Services in India with distinctive professional accomplishments; leading academics and eminent visitors. They are scholar-practitioners with the responsibility of assessing training needs, design curriculum, identify and deliver programmes.

The Academy is unique in its ability to draw specialists from the non-government and private sectors. Additionally, there are those who come from leading global institutions to supplement the efforts of the in-house Faculty. This makes it a hub for learning and exchange of ideas from within and outside the Government.

Among the Academy’s distinguished alumni are Vice-Presidents, Cabinet Ministers, Governors, Heads of the Civil Services at the Union and the States, Ambassadors, Police Chiefs, Environment and Forest conservationists and others, who without much public visibility, are engaged in the task of delivering the vision of’ an inclusive and developed India with commitment and dedication.

We are committed to building an effective, efficient, responsive and accountable civil service characterized by integrity in both thought and action.