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National Cadet Corps (NCC)


The formation of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) under the NCC Act, 1948 is a major milestone for the development of the student community. With an objective of "Unity and Discipline", the NCC has become instrumental in molding the character and imparting in our children a dynamic outlook during their school and college education.


Development of leadership, comradeship, spirit of sportsmanship and the idea of service. To create a force of disciplined manpower which in a national emergency could be of assistance to the country. To provide training for students with a view to developing in them officer-like qualities, thus also enabling them to obtain commission in the Armed Forces. The Corps has expanded its horizons and now aims at developing character qualities amongst cadets and making them into good leaders and useful citizens so that they can take their appropriate place in building the nation. The qualities of leadership, discipline, e-spirit-de-corps, courage and confidence with a secular outlook, which are the hallmarks of good and useful citizens, are inculcated in the cadets through a well-conceived programme of institutional training combined with adventure sports and outdoor activities. The progress and quality of training is reviewed and changes incorporated to bring about improvements.

Our Introduction:

DRIEMS Engineering College is committed towards social and national responsibilities for, we have raised the NCC wing. We believe that an individual will possess an adoring personality by integrating him / her in activities like NCC.

DRIEMS Engineering College is equipped with several infrastructural facilities for NCC training programme which provides ample opportunities to the cadets by way of conducting class room activities, drill practices, firing camps, personality development and voluntary service programmes. The objective and vision of our NCC wing is to create awareness among the student community regarding its importance towards nation building. Besides, an NCC cadet is presented with a plethora of job opportunities in reputed government and public sector concerns. We have in mind to train students towards participating in republic day parade and peoples exchange programme. DRIEMS NCC wing finetunes the personality of a person in total and equips him mentally to face various challenges.

National Cadet Corps in Our College was instituted in 2012. The NCC of our college has a short span record of meritorious contribution; the 4(O) CTC NCC Cuttack has won many awards due to the contribution by our Cadets' activities in our college have evoked much enthusiasm among the students. At present, there is only one wing in our college comprising of about 50 cadets who are actively involved in all NCC activities to make our college and our Nation proud. 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. Cadets will be selected in NCC based upon their Physical fitness, Knowledge, Ability and their determination. Selected cadets will undergo 2 years training and they will be taught on various related in infantry subjects, which includes,

  • Introduction to map and conventional signs
  • Scales
  • Topographical forms and technical terms
  • The grid system
  • Relief contours and gradients
  • Cardinal points and finding north
  • Type of bearings and use of service protractor
  • Prismatic compass, its use and introduction to GPS
  • Setting a map, finding own position and north
  • Map to ground
  • Ground to map
  • Point to point march

The DRIEMS NCC has already qualified total 85 no's trainees as a "C" certificate holder by giving influence them in following training activities: Training - To achieve the above objectives, the 4 (O) CTC (Tech) NCC provides two broad types of training. One is the institutional training and the second is Camp training. The institutional training covers general subjects like drill, weapon training, civil defense, health and hygiene, lessons in leadership, fitness and basic knowledge of small firearms. For further development of leadership and citizenship, NCC organizes Camps. The Camp training involves collective training, where the cadets rough it out in the open. The cadets gain the art of 'Esprit de corps' while working in a team. The annual training camps are held in the months of May/June and December/January and incorporate social service activities. The various camps in the NCC are

  • Annual Training Camps (Both for Boys and Girls)
  • Attachment Training Camps
  • Basic Leadership Camps
  • Thal Sena Camp
  • Vayu Sainik Camp
  • Nau Sainik Camp
  • Rock Climbing Camp
  • National Integration Camp
  • Attachment to Military Hospital
  • Social Service
  • Republic Day Camp and Prime Minister's Rally
  • Adventure Activities
Attachment Training:

To motivate NCC Cadets to join the Armed Forces, the cadets are attached to various defense units.

Sports and Games:

Sports and games have been incorporated in the curriculum of NCC activities. The first ever NCC games were conducted at New Delhi from August 06 - 15, 1997. 1350 boys and girls cadets from all over the country participated in the National Independence Golden Jubilee Panel Corps Games. The Cadets competed in various athletic events, football and volleyball. The Prime Minister, Raksha Mantri, Rajya Raksha Mantri and the three Service Chiefs graced the events. The games provided an additional avenue for the youth to display their prowess in sports and games at the National level.

Adventure training:

To quench the thirst for adventure of the cadets NCC gives adventure training in the form of Mountaineering, Trekking, Cycle and Motor Cycle Expedition, Para Sailing, Para Jump, Slithering, Scuba Diving and etc. Community Development As part of a cadet's growing up process, the NCC takes up a large number of community development programmes. Some of them are listed below:

  • Disaster Relief Programme
  • Adult literacy Programme
  • Traffic Control
  • Village adoption and child welfare Programme
  • Anti-dowry, Anti leprosy Programme
  • Blood donation, eye donation Campaign
  • Tree Plantation
Eligibilities for Certificate Examination:
"B" Certificate Examination (Senior Division)
  • He Cadet must be in second year of SD/SW NCC Training
  • Must have attended one Annual Training Camp/NIC/Attachment training with regular Army, Navy, Air Force Units.
  • Cadets possessing 'A' Certificate will be awarded 10 bonus marks.
  • The cadet must have attended a minimum of 75% of total training period laid down in the syllabus for the first and second years for Senior Division Wing NCC (All Wings). Break in the NCC service of the cadet SD/SE prior to appearing in the exam should not exceed more than 18 months at one time, after his discharge to count his service for Certificate 'B' Examination. In case the break exceeds 18 months the following procedure will be adopted. "If he had been on the unit rolls for a minimum of two years before his discharge and had attended 75% of the total periods during his NCC service he will need another 45 periods of training to become eligible for certificate 'B' Examination. In all other cases, where above conditions are not fulfilled, the cadet must attend a minimum 75% periods of the first and second years of training."
  • An Air Wing Cadet must do a minimum of 10 Glide launches.
"C" Certificate Examination (Senior Division)
  • Cadet must have passed 'B' certificate.
  • The Cadet must be in second/third year of SD/SW NCC Training
  • The Cadet must have attended a minimum of 75% of the periods of 3rd year syllabus during the academic session.
  • Break in the NCC Service of the SD/SW Cadet prior to appearing in the exam should not exceed more than 18 months at one time, after his discharge to count his previous service for Certificate 'C' examination. In case the break exceeds 18 months, the following procedure will be adopted "If he had been on the Unit rolls for a minimum of two years before his discharge and had attended 75% of the total period during his NCC service, he will need another 45 periods of training to become eligible for Certificate 'C' examination. In all other cases where above conditions are not fulfilled, the Cadet must attend a minimum of 75% periods of the first and second year of training."
  • Must have attended two Camps.
For Any Queries:

Er. Sanjay Kumar Samantray, CTO
4(O) CTC NCC, Cuttack
Tangi, Cuttack,
E-Mail- sanjaysamantray1977@gmail.com

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