National Cadets 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.
  • The National Cadets Corps came into existence under the National Cadet Corps Act XXXI of 1948 (passed in April, 1948; came into existence on 16th July, 1948).
  • The motto of NCC is:" UNITY AND DISCIPLINE".

    Shri Binod Dash, Chairman and Managing Trustee, Synergy Group of institutions addressing NCC cadets at CATC 2021
    Combined Annual Training Camp-2021 of NCC was organised at SIET Dhenkanal from 14th to 22nd September 2021
    Tree plantation program by Col Rajinish Kapoor, NCC Group Commander Cuttack
    Col Rajinish Kapoor, Group Commander Cuttack, on his visit to SIET Dhenkanal during CATC 2021
    Combined Annual Training Camp-2021 of NCC was organised at SIET Dhenkanal from 14th to 22nd September 2021


    • To develop Character, Comradeship, Discipline, Leadership, Secular Outlook, Spirit of Adventure and Ideals of Selfless Service amongst the Youth of the Country.
    • To create Human Resource of Organized, Trained, and Motivated Youth, to Provide Leadership in all Walks of life and be 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.
    Obey with a smile.
    Work hard and without fuss.
    Be punctual.
    Make no excuse and tell no lies. <br>
    ETHICS OF NCC CARD 1. Be truthful, upright & obedient.
    2. Be humane, cultured & compassionate.
    3. Be respectful to your instructors, parents & fellow cadets.
    4. Be punctual & well disciplined at all times
    5. Be open & transparent in personal conduct.
    6. Be mentally & physically robust.
    7. Always protect the weak.
    8. Be loyal & faithful to the organization you server
    9. Spread the message of national integration.
    10. Espouse social causes.
    Training & KRAs
    a. Training: The training is spread over in 120 periods a training year from April to February. Infantry Training consists of foot drill, weapon training, field craft, map reading, organization of Armed Forces, Civil Defence, First Aid, Military History and Geography, Social Services(such as tree-plantation adaptation of a village for its all round development). Blood donation and literacy drive are also taken up by the cadets.
    b. Key Result Areas (KRAs)
    1. National Integration
    2. Self Discipline
    3. Community Development
    4. Personality Development
    5. Environment Awareness.
    An NCC cadet has to attend at least one camp in each training year in order to be eligible to appear at the certificate examination. The camp may be annual training camp inside Orissa or Basic Leadership Camp. Advance Leadership Camp. Army attachment will be outside Orissa. Special adventure camps such as travelling camp, par-sailing camp, cycle expedition, moped expedition and rock climbing camp are also held each year for talented cadets. All cadets are to attend the camps at their own risk.
    Advantages of N.C.C. Training
    NCC cadet appear at the certificate B examination in their 2nd. year of training and certificate C examination at the end of 3rd year of training. Incentives for N.C.C. cadets (subject to specific conditions) 1. By Government of India.
    1. Commission in Armed Forces (as officer) a. Reservation of seats/vacancies in IMA, Dehradun, OTA, Chennai/Army, Navy & Air Force. b. Reservation of vacancies in Defence Forces/Service as non-Commissioned officer/Rank. c. Weightage against marks in selection for allied branches such as BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITPB, Costal Guard etc. 2. Financial Assistance a. Scholarship of Rs.3000/- each p.a. by DG, NCC, on the basis of marks secured in Hr. Secondary Examination. b. Financial Assistance/Relief by NCC Cadets welfare society, in case of death/injuries sustained during recognized/ organized NCC activities. B. By Govt. of Orissa 1. Preference in recruitment into State Police Force.
    2. Scholarship: Chief Minister's Scholarship of Rs.1200/- each for excellence in Academic/Sport of National/State Level. 3. Awards a. Cash award of Rs.500/- each for participation in the Republic Day Camp. b. Governor's Medal with a cash award of Rs.1250/- for excellence in NCC activities at the National Level. 4. Academic Concession a. Weightage of marks by 5, 10, 15 percent for NCC 'A', 'B', 'C' certificate holders respectively is given at the time of selection for various courses in Colleges and Universities. b. Weightage of 5% marks is allowed to cadets representing Sainik School / University/State/Centre at all India level sports / NCC activities.