Saturday,16 October 2021 (+06:00)
 War Experience Sharing by War Hero Gp Capt Shamsul Alam, BU, psc (retd) will be held on 19 October 2021 from 0930 to 1055 hrs at CSTI BAF.   A Seminar on "Development of BAF since its Inception" will be held on 18 October 2021 at CSTI BAF by the SO's of No 117 JCSC.   Commencement of No 117 JCSC : 25 July 2021 to 28 October 2021  


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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News And Events

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Education Visit to 214 MROU of No 117 JCSC

As per the trg curriculum of JCSC, an education visit program was held on 29 August 2021 in 214 MROU, BAF for the student officers of No 117 Junior Command and Staff Course (JCSC). Officer Commanding, Command & Staff Training Institute, CI, and other DSs also accompanied the student officers.  ... read more

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Dining-In-Night Of No 117 JCSC

No 117 JCSC course has commenced at CSTI, BAF on 25 July 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

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Certificate Award Ceremony : 116 JCSC

Dhaka, 27 May 2021: Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Plans), Bangladesh Air Force (BAF), Air Vice Marshal M Shafiqul Alam, BBP, OSP, BSP, ndc, fawc, psc has distributed certificates and trophy among the graduating officers as the ‘Chief Guest’ in the Certificate Award Ceremony of No 116 Junior Command and ... read more