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To qualify junior officers by imparting sufficient theoretical knowledge and practical training on naval administration and staff work to perform their specified duties in the most efficient manner in staff appointments.

About us

The inauguration of the Junior Naval Staff Course at the Naval and Maritime Academy became a reality on 07th March 2005 accomplishing a long felt need for middle level staff officers of the Sri Lanka Navy. The first and second JNSC courses were conducted in June and October 2005.

JNSC course was not conducted during the period of 2006 to 2010 due to prevailed situation of the country. However, after a vacuum of five years, the fourth JNSC was commenced on 07th February 2011 and has been continuing thereafter.

The level of the course has been elevated by awarding the Post Graduate Diploma in Defence Management by General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University from the seventh JNSC course onward. The opportunity has also been extended to the Officers of Sister Services to join since seventh course.


Cdr (C) IWMA Wijayawardhana

JNSC Co - Ordinator

TEL : +94 11 2161213

Cdr (IN) DS Bareth

Senior Directing Staff

TEL : 61227

LCdr (C) RPCJ Rajapaksha

Directing Staff

TEL : 61227

LCdr (NP) HMW Herath

Directing Staff

TEL : 61231

LCdr (ASW) DMS Bandara

Directing Staff

TEL : 61230