Thursday,27 January 2022 (+06:00)
 The Certificate Award Ceremony of No 118 JCSC will be held on 03 February 2022 at CSTI BAF.   • Effective English Writing (Ph-01, Part-I) EPE of ISSP-15 will be held at 1430 hrs on 15 Feb 22. • National Affairs (Ph-05, Part-I) EPE of ISSP-14 and Defence Communication (Ph-09 Part-II) EPE of ISSP-15 will be held at 1430 hrs on 16 Feb 22. •All Student Offr of ISSP-14 (Part-I) and ISSP-15 (Part-I&II) will complete their Mock Test by 14 Feb 22. •Precis, TAE questions and Covering page are aval in indl Student Offr account.  


After the Independence, Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) felt the necessity to impart formal training to all branch officers by establishing a modern educational institute. Accordingly, BAF established Junior Command and Staff School (JCSS) on 12 July 1976 to prepare effective, skilled and professional commanders. The school was tasked to conduct Junior Command and Staff Course (JCSC) for the mid-level officers. Likewise, BAF introduced Distant educational courses in 1980 as part of promotion examinations of junior officers and established Individual Studies School (ISS) to conduct Individual Staff Studies Course (ISSC) under the Directorate of Education, Air Headquarters (HQ). In 1983 through an Organizational Memorandum 3/83, the dream of establishing a modern educational institute came into reality by putting both JCSC and ISSC under a single umbrella named ‘Air Force Command and Staff Training Institute (CSTI)’. The ... read more

Message From Officer Commanding

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Group Captain Md Sharif Mustafa, BPP, fawc, psc, GD(P)

Officer Commanding Biography

This year, Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) celebrates 50 years as an independent air force since its birth during the Liberation War of Bangladesh. We take great pride in our legacy built by those who came before us and in carrying out that legacy into the future. Air Force Command and Staff Training Institute (CSTI), established after five years of our existence, also celebrates its glorious history in educating and tr... read more

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Our Commitments

To be one of the dedicated premier training institutes of excellence in command and staff skill development studies of military officers.

Our mission is to educate future military leaders by developing operational and cultural perspectives and building the capabilities in undertaking command and staff assignments. 

Core Values
We value our drive and commitment to provide educational training programmes to military officers by sharing our knowledge and experience.

‘Protiva Proshikkhon Progoti’ 
(Excellence in attaining talent through Training)

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Dining-In-Night Ceremony : No 118 JCSC

No 118 JCSC course has commenced at CSTI, BAF on 07 Nov 2021 with 24 student officers (21 officers from BAF, 02 officers from Nigerian Air Force and 01 officer from Sri Lankan Air Force). As a part of the course curriculum, the Dining in night of the said course ... read more