Nestled in the verdant Nilgiris, DSSC is the
tri-services institute of the country that functions under the HQ Integrated Defence Staff and trains middle-level officers of all three services on multifarious command and staff responsibilities over 11 months.
On successful completion of the course, students are awarded an MSc degree in Defence and Strategic Studies by the University of Madras, an official release said.
Spouses of the student officers are also given opportunities to attend Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Public Relations and Certificate Course in Soft Skills, it said.
Officers attending the course focus on academics but also participate in co-curricular activities like sailing, horse-riding, hiking, mountain biking sports and games which provide a unique environment for all-round development in all spheres of life.