Military Schools in Myanmar

How many Burmese military academies are there?

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  • Defence Services Academy

    Established: 1954 Pyin Oo Lwin

    The Defence Services Academy (Burmese: စစ်‌တက္ကသိုလ်, pronounced: [sɪʔ tɛʔkəθò]) located in Pyin Oo Lwin, is the premier military service academy of Myanmar, training future officers for all three branches of Myanmar military.

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  • Defence Services Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Science

    Established: 2000/2003 Yangon

    The Defence Services Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Science (DSINPS) (Burmese: တပ်မတော် သူနာပြု နှင့် ဆေးဘက် ပညာသည် တက္ကသိုလ်, pronounced: [taʔmədɔ̀ θùnàpjṵ n̥ɪ̰ɴ sʰébɛʔ pjɪ̀ɴɲàðɛ̀ tɛʔkəθò]), located in Mingaladon, Yangon, is one of military-run institutes of higher ...

  • Defence Services Medical Academy

    Established: 1992 Yangon

    The Defence Services Medical Academy (DSMA) (Burmese: တပ်မတော် ဆေး တက္ကသိုလ်, pronounced: [taʔmədɔ̀ sʰé tɛʔkəθò]), located in Mingaladon, Yangon, is the University of Medicine of the Myanmar Armed Forces.

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  • Defence Services Technological Academy

    Established: 1993 Pyin Oo Lwin

    The Defence Services Technological Academy (DSTA) (Burmese: တပ်မတော် နည်းပညာ တက္ကသိုလ်, pronounced: [taʔmədɔ̀ nípjɪ̀ɴɲà tɛʔkəθò]), located in Pyin-Oo-Lwin, Myanmar, is the premier technological university of the Myanmar Armed Forces.

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  • National Defence College

    Established: 1999 Dhaka

    The National Defence College of Bangladesh (NDC) (Bengali: ন্যাশনাল ডিফেন্স কলেজ) is relatively new. It was established in 1999 in the city of Dhaka.

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