Lal Bahadur Shastri
National Academy of Administration
लाल बहादुर शास्त्री राष्ट्रीय प्रशासन अकादमी€

96th Foundation Course.

Monika Dhami, Deputy Director (Sr.),

Course Coordinator

Dear Candidates,

Congratulations on your success in one of the most competitive exams and we heartily welcome you to a life of constant learning and service to the Nation.

Your first entry into the portals of Government begins with the Foundation Course conducted by the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration at Mussorie. As the nomenclature suggests, this course spanning over fifteen weeks, is the bedrock on which the edifice of your career in Civil service is built. Based on a strong code of discipline and ethics imbued with principles of integrity, fairness, humility and inclusion, the purpose is to live and embody Academy’s motto of Sheelam Param Bhushanam or Character is the supreme ornament in our being.

This year the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie, welcomes you to the 96th Foundation Course (FC) which will begin on 05th December, 2021 (Sunday) and culminate on 17th March, 2022 (Thursday). The dates for arrival at the Academy would be intimated in due course.

The first step is to register for the Foundation Course. The instructions for registration are being hosted with this letter. You are requested to go through the various steps mentioned on the portal for registering yourself for the 96th FC. Registration on the portal is mandatory for attending the Foundation Course. You are advice to visit regularly for further updates. For any meaningful queries, you may please write to us at

This year there is a mandatory dress code for the Foundation Course and the Academy would be providing you a Winter Dress kit (details available on registration) for all Formal and Ceremonial occasions. Please take your time and choose your size carefully as per the size chart as we would be placing orders based on your specifications.

On behalf of the Academy and as the Course Coordinator, I greet you and wish you good luck as you prepare to join the Foundation Course.

Yours Sincerely,

Monika Dhami