Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), the apex training institute in the Public Sector, emerged as an autonomous organisation in 1984 under the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre Ordinance 1984 by amalgamating following training institutions:
Bangladesh Administrative Staff College (BASC);
- National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA);
- Civil Officers' Training Academy (COTA); and
- Staff Training Institute (STI).
The Centre is located in a lush natural environment and lies at a distance of 28 kilometers from the capital city Dhaka. more