About Administration Academy
Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Academy started its journey as the first Gazetted Officers Training Academy (GOTA). Later, in 1977, the Academy was renamed as the Civil Officers Training Academy (COTA). On 21 October 1987, the Academy was named as the Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Academy, an attached institution under the Ministry of Establishment (now the Ministry of Public Administration).
The academy provides five-month long basic training related to law and administration for newly appointed officers of Bangladesh Civil Service (Administration) cadre, and various periodical trainings as per the requirement for officials of different levels. In addition, a one-year "Master in Public Policy and Management (MPPM)" course is conducted by the Academy. The Academy has been entrusted with the responsibility of providing various trainings including Foundation Training Course to different cadre service officers by the government.
The academy conducts research on administration, governance, management, development etc. and publishes journals, books, magazines etc. on the current situation. Besides, trainees publish souvenir on different training courses. The academy provides various trainings on administration, management, government procurement, information and communication technology, increase in English language proficiency, ethics, ideals, values and corruption prevention to develop government officials of various levels as skilled, capable, self-motivated and enthusiastic.
Total No of Participant completed each course
Courses of BCS Admin Academy at a glance
|SN||Course Name||Duration||No of Completed Batches||Next Batch Start on|
|1||Law and Administration Course||05 Months||108||06/01/2019|
|2||Executive Magistracy and Mobile Court Affairs Course||01 Week||9||05/12/2018|
|3||Foundation training course||06 Months||8|
|4||Masters Course in Public Policy and Management||01 Year||15|
|5||Building Inspection & Monitoring Course||03 Weeks|
|6||Course for Executive Magistrates||02 Weeks|
|7||Course on budget management and audit disposal||04 Weeks|
|8||Course on Etiquette and Manner||01 Weeks|
|9||Course on Negotiation||04 Weeks|
|10||Development Administration and Management||04 Weeks|
|11||Innovation in Public Service||04 Weeks|
|12||Orientation Course for Fit-listed UNOs||02 Weeks|
|13||Orientation course for the spouse of Deputy/Additional Commissioner||01 Week|
|14||Project Management Course||06 Weeks|
|15||Public Procurement Management Course||02 Weeks|
|16||Public Relation Management Course||04 Weeks|