PGDPS Program

Post Graduate Diploma in Police Science(PGDPS) Program

Brief Introduction:

In view of increasing need to make police officials more competent and adaptive to contemporary situation, National Police Academy(NPA) has designed a Post Graduate Diploma in Police Science(PGDPS). The Program, which is going to run by the end of 2005, has the affiliation of Tribhuvan University(TU) Kathmandu. The Faculty of Management and the Central Department of Public Administration have already accepted the program . The newly recruited police inspectors are required to undertake this program.

This program has been divided into two major components. The first component of PGDPS covers Credit Courses. The second component constitutes non-credit courses which is absolutely administered by NPA.


The rationale of PGDPS Program can be attributed to the following basic concerns: Necessity to modify the old training systems of Nepal Police in present situation. Strategic Plans of Nepal Police to establish the National Police Academy as a Centre for Excellence.


Objectives of the Program:

  • Increase and enhance the standard of present training module.
  • Boost up the morale of trainees.
  • Produce qualified and well trained Police Officers for Nepal Police.

Framework of the Program:

Level: Post Graduate Diploma in Police Science (PGDPS)
Faculty: Management
System: Semester
Number of Semester: 2 (Two)
Total Duration: 10 Months
Number of Subject: 10
Full Marks: 500
Credit Hours:


Credit Course

Semester- I

S.No.     Course Code     Course Title
1.             PSC 401     Foundations of Public Affairs Management
2.             PSC 402     Basic Police Administration
3.             PSC 403     Police Operations Management
4.             PSC 404     Emerging Issues in Policing
5.             PSC 405     Constitutional and Legal Studies in Nepal

Semester - II

S. No.     Course Code    Course Title
1.             PSC 406     Research Methodology in Police Science
2.             PSC 407     Strategic Management
3.             PSC 408     Crime Management
4.             PSC 409     Crime Investigation
5.             PSC 410     Special Case Investigation


Non Credit Courses

S. No.         Course Title
1.               Forensic Science
2.               Primary Parade
3                Armed Parade
4.               Police Tactics & Field Craft
5.               Musketry & Firing
6.               Special Skills Development
7.               Public Order Management
8.               Physical Endurence & Confidence Building