Monday, 11 June 2012

National Cadet Corps (NCC)

National Cadet Corps (NCC)

Formed under the NCC act 1948 the national cadet corps with its motto - unity and discipline, has matured into a 50 years old organisation. It has a strenght of about 12 lakhs, of which girl cadets makes more than 10 percent. They are all voluntiers from more than  10,000 schools and colleges. The NCC has been instrumental in molding the character and inspiring a dynamic outlook.

It is ever expanding in horizon and its aims at development of character qualities and making them good leaders and useful for society. The qualities of Discipline, courage and confidence with secular outlook and embedded in them during their formative period as a hallmark of becoming good and useful citizens.
the program's consist of institutional training combined with adventure, sports and door activities. The camps consist of annual training camps, nau sanik camps, centrally organised camps and national integration camps. Community participation is provided through relief measures during national calamities. The cadets are attached to Indian Army, Navy and Airforce for a period of 14 to 28 days and various other training schools.

Under the youth exchange Programmes boys and girls have been to Canada, Singapor, Australia, UK, Bangladesh and Srilanka on a reciprocal basis. At the national level cadets has participated in the all India shooting competitions and other such events. The cadets are expected to prepare for CDSE conducted by the UPSC and are selected through the SSB Interview. In addition NCC officers receive training at courses conducted by the national civil defense college, Nagpur. 
The NCC officer training school at Kamptee and women officers training school at Gwalior are two institutes of National Cadet Corps. 

Picture and Content Sources: 
Indian Army (By Retd. Lt. Col. Gautam Sharma)

1 comment:

  1. my name is pradeep sharma . i am ncc c cer holdier my date of birth 05.07.1994 any army jobs........plz contact09997662444


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