Government of Pakistan conducts Central Superior Service (CSS) Exams annually it designated department Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC). Selected candidates are trained the Civil Services Academy in train as Common Training Programme which is followed by specialized trains of respective cadres, in different designated institutions. National Police Academy (NPA) is specialized police trains institutes of Pakistan which trains Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs). Initially, ASPs trained in Basic Courses, which these subsequently replaced, with Initial Command Course (ICC) after 1998.
Initial Command Course (ICC) is Specialized Training Programme (STP) designed the new entrants of Police Service of Pakistan (PSP) or mid-level police managers which is spread over 18 months. This training consists upon four different phasis 1) Foundation; 2) Development; 3) Field Attachment & 4) Consolidation.