National Police Academy (NPA) formerly known as Central Police Training Centre (CPTC) established on the onset with the police regulation of 1993. Central Police Training Centre (CPTC) was laid its foundation on 1956 and has its distinction as only an institute to train police force.
In its inception CPTC had remained engaged in training only the constable level within limited resources and training facilities. Now, changing trend of policing as per the changed political context has demanded well versed and qualified police officers to meet the public expectations. As all of us agree that Democratic Policing pattern is the tested and the best policing module, which demands equally competent, honorable and accountable police officers for its delivery. NPA's prime responsibility apparently lies in developing professional competency of the senior police officers through conducting foundation as well as advance training courses.
The NPA is the apex body of all Nepal Police Training Institutions in the country. Its goal is to develop quality human resources for Nepal Police to achieve organizational and individual objectives with a strong commitment of service and responsibility to the people. The Academy is set to be the 'Centre for Excellence' and is committed to expand its resource base through tie-ups with similar institutions in and outside the country. The main objectives of NPA are: