NCC

About NCC

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is a prestigious tri-services organization consisting of Army, Navy, and Air Force wings, to groom the nation's youth into disciplined, patriotic adults. With the motto of ‘Unity and Discipline’, it aims at developing character, comradeship, discipline, a secular outlook, a spirit of adventure, and ideals of selfless service. NCC has huge potential for country building with a feeling of Duty, Commitment, Dedication, Discipline, and Moral Values.

Besides the rigorous training and consistent grooming, the cadets get a chance to participate in various prestigious camps like Republic Day Camp, Prime Minister’s Rally Camp, Youth Exchange Programme, Trekking, Annual Training Camp, Shooting Camp, Ship attachment camps, Sea-sortie program, Mountaineering camp, Paragliding & Scuba Diving event, Advance Leadership Camp (ALC) etc. The cadets undergo various activities like academic classes, physical training, drill, personality development and other soft skills sessions. The cadets attend two Annual Training Camps for being eligible to appear for the NCC B and C certificates.

The indelible impression on the cadets’ personalities during the course of their NCC journey helps them throughout their life. Many of them have successfully joined the Indian Armed Forces and are excelling firmly in their chosen fields.

NCC, with a substantial strength of more than 13 Lakh cadets, also provides an environment conducive to motivating the youth to join the Indian Armed Forces. The indelible impression on the cadets' personalities during the course of their NCC journey helps them throughout their life. Many of them successfully join the Indian Armed Forces and excel firmly in their chosen fields.

A preference is given to B and C certificate holders in the Defence Services, Police Administrations, Para-Military Forces, Fire Forces, BSF, Territorial Army, Industrial Security Forces, and Public Sectors. Moreover, there is a special NCC entry where the ‘C’ certificate holders can directly appear for the SSB interview to become commissioned officers in the armed forces.

Financial aid and relief to cadets are provided by the Cadet Welfare Society (CWS). Many educational institutions have allotted a special quota to NCC certificate holders. It is fortunate that the Indian youth have an organisation like NCC where they can nurture themselves in a splendid way.

History of NCC

The National Cadet Corps, the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces, was formed under the Act of 1950 by the committee headed by H N Kunzru for establishing a nationwide cadet organization for the students in schools and colleges on a voluntary basis as a Tri-Services Organisation, comprising the Army, the Navy and the Air Wing for grooming the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens. To ensure equal opportunities, in 1949, the Girls Division was raised. The NCC was given an inter-service image in 1950 when the Air Wing was added, followed by the Naval Wing in 1952.

Motto

On 12 Oct 1980, "Unity and Discipline" was selected and declared as the motto for the NCC.

Aim

To Develop Character, Comradeship, Discipline, Leadership, Secular Outlook, Spirit of Adventure, and Ideals of Selfless Service amongst the Youth of the Country.

Expansion/Growth

ORGANISATION -

The NCC is headed by the Director-General (DG), assisted by two Additional Director Generals (ADG) with Five Brigadier level officers and other civil officials.

DIRECTORATE -

17 located in the state capitals headed

DIVISION -

3 located in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.

GROUP -

14 GQ, Depending upon the size of the state and growth of NCC in the states.

BATTALION -

Each NCC Group Headquarters control 5–7 units (Bns)

COMPANY -

Each Battalion consists of companies which are commanded by the Associate NCC Officer (ANO) of the rank of lieutenant to major.

UNIT -

In all there are 96 Group Headquarters in the country;

  • • 684 Army wing units;
  • • 69 Naval wing units and
  • • 61 Air Squadrons making the total of 814 units.

There are two training establishments namely

  • • Officers Training School, Kamptee (Nagpur, Maharashtra) and
  • • Women Officers Training School, Gwalior.

Besides this Vice-Chancellors of various universities across India are conferred with the honorary rank of commandant in NCC, to promote and support NCC in their respective universities.

About College NCC

Dyal Singh College, with a view to develop a wholesome personality, offers two NCC Wings: Army & Naval. Both boys and girls can enroll. The enrolment process starts at the onset of the Academic year. The highly motivated cadets of Dyal Singh College have a rich history of marking their noticeable presence on various NCC platforms at the National and International levels by winning laurels.

Army Wing (SD)

The Army Wing (Senior Division) of the college comprises 160 boy cadets with the distribution roughly as 55+55+50 for the first, second, and third-year respectively. The wing comes under 3 Delhi Battalion, Group C and is ably headed by Associate NCC Officer Captain Keshav Kumar Saini.

Along with rigorous training and consistent grooming, the cadets get a chance to participate in various prestigious camps like Republic Day Camp, Prime Minister’s Rally Camp, Youth Exchange Programme, Trekking, Annual Training Camp, Shooting Camp, Para Sailing, Para Slithering and many more. Besides this, the cadets undergo various activities like academic classes, physical training, drill, personality development, and other soft skills sessions.

Captain Keshav Kumar Saini,
Associate NCC Officer

Army Wing Gallery

Naval Wing

The Naval Wing of the college comprises 45 Cadets; both boys (SD-32) and girls Cadets (SW-12) with the distribution of 15 cadets every year (approximately). The wing comes under 2 Delhi Naval Unit, Group C, and is ably headed by Associate NCC Officer Sub Lieutenant Dr Himanshu Sharma, ANO of Naval Wing, prestigious Commander’s Bronze Medal Awardee.

Along with rigorous training and consistent grooming, the Cadets get a chance to participate in various prestigious camps like Republic Day Camp, Prime Minister’s Rally Camp, Youth Exchange Programme, Trekking, Annual Training Camp, Shooting Camp, Ship attachment camps, Sea-sortie program, Mountaineering camp, Paragliding & Scuba Diving event, Advance Leadership Camp (ALC) etc. Besides this, the cadets undergo various activities like academic classes, physical training, drill, personality development, and other soft skills sessions. The cadets attend two Annual Training Camps for being eligible to appear for the NCC- B and C certificates.

Naval Wing Gallery

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