1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. What is the Motto of NCC?

The motto of NCC is: “UNITY AND DISCIPLINE”.


  1. Camps in NCC?
  1. Annual Training Camp (ATC)
  2. Centrally Organised Camps (COC)
  1. Leadership Camps
  2. Vayu Sainik Camp
  3. Nau Sainik Camp
  4. Rock Climbing Camps
  5. National Integration Camps (NIC)
  6. Thal Sainik Camps (TSC)




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