- What is National Cadet Corps?
The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is a youth development movement. It has enormous potential for nation building. The NCC provides opportunities to the youth of the country for their all-round development with a sense of Duty, Commitment, Dedication, Discipline and Moral Values so that they become able leaders and useful citizens. The NCC provides exposure to the cadets in a wide range of activities., with a distinct emphasis on Social Services, Discipline and Adventure Training. The NCC is open to all regular students of schools and colleges on a voluntary basis. The students have no liability for active military service.
- What is/are the Aim(s) of NCC?
- To develop character, commandership, discipline, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure and the ideals of selfless service amongst the youth of the country.
- To create a human resource of organized, trained and motivate youth to provide leadership in all walks of life and always available for the service of the nation.
- To provide a suitable environment to motivate the youth to take up a career in the Armed Forces.
- Who can join?
All the regular students of schools and colleges can join the NCC on a voluntary basis. The students have no liability for active military service. The minimum age limit to join NCC is 13 years and the maximum age limit is 26 years.
- Benefits of NCC?
- Preference is given to B & C certificate holders in Defence Services, Police services, Para-Military forces, Fire forces, BSF, Territorial Army, Industrial Security Forces, Public Sectors, and all uniform services.
- 60 Engineering Seats, 16 Medical Seats, 6-7% of Post Graduation seats are reserved for NCC cadets in all Indian Universities.
- Number of vacancies created every year through UPSC & SSC for ‘C’ Certificate holders and the selected only on interview basis.
- NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders are given preference in the recruitment of Civilian Gliding Instructors/Girl Cadet Instructors /NCC whole time lady officers and Aero/Ship modelling instructors.
- For Army soldier recruitment, NCC cadets get bonus marks.
- NCC Cadets have reservation in many Government jobs, especially in the State and Central Police and in paramilitary forces.
- NCC cadets have a lot of academic incentives too.
- NCC ‘C’ Certificate cadet taken part in Republic Day parade at New Delhi, they are exempted from CEE and be awarded 100 marks in lieu.
- Sahara India and many other top industries pick up NCC Cadets possessing ‘C’ certificate for various job in their companies.
- What is the Motto of NCC?
The motto of NCC is: “UNITY AND DISCIPLINE”.
- Camps in NCC?
- Annual Training Camp (ATC)
- Centrally Organised Camps (COC)
- Leadership Camps
- Vayu Sainik Camp
- Nau Sainik Camp
- Rock Climbing Camps
- National Integration Camps (NIC)
- Thal Sainik Camps (TSC)