RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR JOINING NCC
- All the students will join the N.C.C unit of their own will. No student can leave the activity during the two years under the normal circumstances.
- All the cadets will honestly and faithfully serve the country and abide by the rules and regulations of the N.C.C. All will do to the best of their ability and attend all parades and camps as required by the C.O. from time to time. No claim on authorities for any compensation in the event of injury or death due to accidents during training camps, courses, traveling and during any other such N.C.C. events like RDC and IDC can be made.
- Parents\ guardians should be well informed before joining N.C.C. or attending any camps.
- Membership in the welfare society and Nomination form will be valid only till such time; cadet remains in the division or wing of the N.C.C. to which he/she have been enrolled.
- 75% of the attendance is mandatory. Students will have to report in N.C.C. uniform failing which they will not be allowed to attend the class.
- No cadet can keep any uniform item unless he continues the activity for consecutive two years.
- The Cadet may be dismissed if he is irregular in drill and disrespect his seniors or other officials and not obeying the orders and if the cadet is not responsible about his duties.
INCENTIVES & WEIGHTAGE
- NCC is a highly reputed body which is also a second line of defence. In India, many youngsters are trained in line with defence in case the need arises. If young students want to make it their career option, then being a NCC cadet holds a lot of weight. As they are directly associated with the ministry of defence.
- Other than just military training the cadets also learn several other valuable things such as selflessness, honesty, discipline, hard work and ways to build confidence and gain leadership qualities.
- Since NCC camps are held all over India therefore there is training in a various parts of the country, hence students get an opportunity of visit new places and learn the art of independence. They are required to use their social skills and their senses to get to know new places and adapt to the varying environment. Other than just social skills they also get to learn about the history and art of the new place.
- NCC cadets learn to take pride in them and the training also strengthens the spirit of being an Indian. This helps them gear towards joining the forces and providing their 100% when the country is in need of them.
- Other than military activities, the cadets are taught other skills such as parachuting, paragliding and basic aviation courses because of which they have an edge over others when appearing for the armed forces. Other than that, they also have a special quota which is very useful in case of final selection to join the armed forces.
- Under the regime of exchange programme, there are a few selected students who get an opportunity to visit other countries and learn various things which are practised in other nations and exchange experiences with cadets who happen to come to India from foreign lands.
- There are a total of 32 seats which are set aside for cadets who hold NCC certificate provided they have scored 50% in graduation with at least a B grade in C level examination. If all this suffices, then they are eligible for SSC without even qualifying for a CDS written exam. All they have to do is clear the SSB interview.
- Other than SSB they also get a preference over other in the CRF and BSF.
- Other than just armed forces there are several central and state Government organisations who give special preference to NCC cadets.
In addition to all the aforementioned benefits, the NCC experience is one different from all others!
*Eligibility conditions can be revised from time to time by the concerned authorities.
WEIGHTAGE GIVEN BY STATE GOVERNMENT TO NCC CADETS
- Weightage upto 1% in polytechnic college for `B’ and `C’ certificate holders.
- 2 to 3 credit are given to `B’ and `C’ certificate holder for admission to B.Ed.
- Weightage of 5% marks to NCC cadets for admission in Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana and many other polytechnic universities of Punjab.
- Preference in State Police and State Government jobs
- Moreover at National Level, in Govt. Exams extra marks are given to `B’ and `C’ certificate holders which help them to join Defence services.
Adventure is the lifeblood of youth. Adventure training in the NCC provides knowledge to cadets of the topography as well as experience of different weather conditions and adventurous living under camp conditions. The whole aim is to inculcate a spirit of adventure, explorative inquisitiveness, develop stamina, endurance, discipline, courage, determination, comradeship, leadership leading to the development of self-confidence, team spirit, and spirit-de- corps amongst NCC cadets. NCC cadets are given the opportunity to participate in a host of adventure activities including Mountain Treks and Expeditions, Trekking, Parasailing, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Camel safari etc. Adventure-based activities enable cadets to hone leadership skills and enhance their character qualities. Cadets with potential are given opportunities to participate in expeditions requiring a higher degree of expertise and proficiency.
- Mountaineering Expeditions.
- NCC has been conducting two mountaineering expeditions every year, one each for the girl and boy cadets. Since 1970, the NCC has conducted 75 Mountaineering expeditions, of which 40 were for boys and 35 for girls.Mt Rudugaira (5819m), Mt Deo Tibba (6001m), Mt Gangotri I (6672m) and Mt Kamet (7746m) are some of the mountains that have been scaled by NCC cadets. History was created when the first ever Mt Everest Expedition of NCC Cadets (Boys) scaled the world’s highest peak in two batches on 19 and 20 May 2013.
- NCC is training a NCC Girls Expedition to climb Mt Everest (8848m) in 2016.
- All India Trekking Expedition. 29 Trekking Expedition are conducted annually with participation of 14500 Cadets from all State NCC Directorates.
- Camel Safari. Camel Safari is conducted by Rajasthan directorate in the deserts of Jaisalmer every year. 02 officers and 10 cadets from Singapore and 02 officers and 12 cadets from Kazakhstan along with 20 Indian cadets participate in Camel Safari.
- Parasailing. Parasailing is conducted by the NCC Directorates giving cadets the thrill and experience of this adventure activity.
- Para Basic Course. Every year 40 boy & 40 girl cadets attend Para Basic Course at Para Training School, Agra for a duration of 24 days.
- Cycle and Motor Cycle Rallies. A number of cycle and motorcycle rallies are conducted by different State NCC Directorate to spread the message of peace, harmony and national integration and educate the populace on health, community development and eradication of social evils.
- Sailing Expedition. NCC conducts Sailing Expeditions in State NCC Directorates every year. 35 to 60 cadets participate in each expedition.
- Sea Sorties. Cadets are put on board Naval Ships for sea experience. In 2015, 245 Cdts have been on four sea sorties.
Youth Exchange Programmes/ Oppurtunities
Youth Exchange Programmes between NCC of India and youth organizations of other countries are undertaken yearly. The Exchange Programme includes mutual visits up to 24 days in which cadets undertake billeting families, community work projects, educational activities, etc. These projects develop mutual respect, adaptability, self-discipline, cross-cultural learning, and above all, love for one’s country. India has Youth Exchange Programme with Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada, Maldives, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, and Vietnam. These programmes give the youth of our nation an enhanced understanding of the international environment and help them to become effective leaders in the future.