The National Cadet Corps

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) of Independent India was formally inaugurated on 15 July 1948.

NCC is the largest uniformed youth organization in the world. A unique organization that has enormous potential in ‘Nation Building’. The Organization through its multifarious innovative training curriculum provides opportunities to the motivated youth of the country for their all round development while inculcating in them the traits and qualities of leadership, self reliance, a sense of camaraderie and care for fellow citizens. The Corps represents ‘Unity in diversity’ and the spirit of a secular and united India with its motto of “Unity and Discipline”.

The NCC now has more than 13 lakh cadets in its roll which includes boy and girl cadets, in all three wings of NCC i.e. Army, Navy, Air Force.

Amity University Rajasthan has a very well build and energetic NCC unit raised under Fully Self Finance Scheme (FSFS) that has a total of 80 Senior Division vacancies for cadets to be enrolled in NCC (Army Wing) as Mixed NCC Unit concept with 33% for girls. The system of enrolling girls in the NCC boys Infantry Unit is termed as mixed unit concept. These cadets are Real Heroes of Amity University Rajasthan.

Aligning with National Education Policy 2020 and direction of University Grant Commission,

Amity University Rajasthan introduces National Cadet Corps (NCC) as a “General Elective Credit Course” under Choice Base Credit System (CBCS) courses of 24 credits score over six semesters in three years in all Under Graduate Courses (Bachelors Degree programs).

Aims of NCC

  • To develop the following qualities in the cadets:- character, courage, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship and the ideals of selfless service amongst the youth of the country to make them useful citizens.
  • To create a human resource of organized, trained and motivated youth to provide leadership in all walks of life and always be 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.


I do hereby solemnly promise that I will serve my motherland most truly and loyally and that, I will abide by the rules and regulations of the National Cadet Corps. Further under the command of my commanding officer I will participate in every camp most sincerely and wholeheartedly.

NCC Pledge

We, the cadets of the National Cadet Corps, do solemnly pledge that we shall always uphold the unity of India. We resolve to be disciplined and responsible citizens of our nation. We shall undertake positive community service in the spirit of selflessness and concern for our fellow beings.

Rules of Enrollment in NCC

  • The enrollment into the NCC is on a purely volunteer basis. Students, both boys and girls can join in the NCC.
  • The enrollment starts at the beginning of the academic session immediately following the completion of institutional admissions in the academic institutions.

Eligibility for Enrollment

For enrolment in the NCC the boys/girls must follow certain basic conditions as under:

  • They must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal provided that the Central Government may in any suitable case, relax the provision of this clause.
  • Should bear good character.
  • Must be a bonafide student of the institution/University.
  • Be physically and mentally fit as per standards laid down by the Ministry of Defence.
  • Should not have been convicted of an offence involving moral turpitude.
  • Age for enrolment in Senior Division is required to be under the age of 24 years (earlier it was 26 years).
  • Should not have been dismissed from the National Cadets Corps or the Indian Armed Forces.

Screening of Senior Division (Sd)/
Senior Wing (Sw) Cadet

A student can join the desired NCC unit only after qualifying the screening. The following procedure will be adopted:-

S.No Event /Test Time Marks Remarks
(i) 1.6 km Running
  1. 5 min 30 sec for SD Cadets (Boy)
60 2 Marks penalty for every 30 Second after the time.
  1. 6 min 30 sec for SW Cadets (Girl)
(ii) Written Test 1Hr 60 Written Test on General
Knowledge & Awareness.
(iii) Interview   60 By CO/ANO/OIC
(iv) Bonus Marks   10 Proficient in Sports events
(v) Bonus Marks   10 Proficient in any Cultural activity.
Total 200 Merit list will be Prepared and on performance for selection.

Ranks and File of NCC Cadets

On enrolment in the NCC, a student is designated as a ‘Cadet’. Depending on seniority, efficiency, and proficiency in training, a cadet may be promoted to higher ranks. Suitable distinguishing signs are worn with uniform to indicate these ranks.

Army Wing Ranks

Senior Division/Wing - Lance Corporal, Corporal, Sergeant, Sergeant Major (CSM), Quarter Master Sergeant (QMS), Under Officer (UO), Senior Under Officer (SUO).

Pattern of Uniform

Senior Division - Khaki uniform, shirt and trouser, black boots, black belt, dark Green Beret with a red feather hackle.

Combat Uniform - Senior Division/Wing cadets are also authorized combat uniform while carrying out field duties.

Proficiency Badges

The cadets are authorized to wear different Proficiency badges to indicate their attendance in various camps, course, and attachment with regular army units; Para jumps, and passing of various certificate examinations.

Advantages of Being a NCC Cadet

  • Being part of 13 lakh strong and the largest youth organization in the world.
  • Being moulded into a disciplined and motivated youth.
  • Chance to take part in disaster relief tasks.
  • Opportunity to attend NCC camps like ATC,CATC, NIC,COC etc.
  • Wear the uniform and lead a life style akin to military.
  • Opportunity to visit foreign countries as part of YEP.
  • Oppurtunity to take part in social awareness programs.
  • Preference for joining armed forces and other forces.
  • Preference in higher studies.

Duties and Responsibilities of Ncc Cadets

An NCC cadet once enrolled has certain duties and responsibilities unlike his/her peers in the institution. The duties and responsibilities are towards nation, society at large, his institution, NCC organization and to his fellow cadets too.

Duties of NCC cadets during parades and camp are as under:-

  • Self discipline is the most basic trait of an NCC cadet.
  • He/she has to be punctual during parade and roll call.
  • Obeying the orders of higher ranks is yet another important duty of NCC Cadet.
  • Every cadet should participate in camp activities with complete enthusiasm.
  • Always take proper haircut and wear clean and correct pattern of uniform. Polishing of shoes, pressing of uniforms and wearing of beret in correct manner should be followed.
  • Take part in the cultural activities organized by the NCC.
  • Attend all NCC parades regularly without fail.
  • Participate in the team work.
  • Extend complete cooperation to the seniors.
  • Pursue the adventure activities.

Responsibilities of a Cadet.

An NCC cadet by the very fact of being an active cadet has to shoulder extra responsibilities unlike his/her fellow classmates who are not members of NCC. His/Her responsibilities are nowhere written but obligatory as an outcome of his/her training. Thus, he or she fulfills the main aims of NCC i.e., becoming a potential leader with character qualities and responsible citizen. He/She has separate responsibilities to his NCC unit, Organisation, his institution, society at large and to the country. That includes active participation in social awareness initiatives, environmental issues, disaster relief, adventure and sports activities and other nation building efforts. It doesn’t end with his NCC training at his/her institution, but has to be carried forward to all the fields where he/she is going to be engaged in the future too. Thus, with the passage of time, country would have had past NCC cadets occupying leadership positions in all walks of life espousing the noble values and objectives of NCC.

Cadets Commandments

Director General, NCC has given out a list of Cadets Commandant for all NCC cadets to follow in their life.

  • I will ensure construction of toilet in my house and motivate at least 10 persons for the same.
  • I will be an ‘Aadhar’ Indian and would motivate 10 more persons to be one.
  • I will donate blood at least once every year.
  • I will make only digital transactions wherever possible and motivate others for the same.
  • I will plant minimum two trees in a year and care for the same.
  • I will obtain my voter and PAN Card once I have crossed 18 years of age.
  • I will ensure garbage segregation in my house and within 100m of my neighborhood.
  • I will undertake 100 hours of shramdhan for social service.
  • I will help physically- challenged persons to live their dreams.
  • I will be a role model for gender sensitivity, secular outlook and spirit of nationalism without any regional bias.
  • I will rush to help any accident victim.
  • I will always uphold motto of NCC- ‘Unity and Discipline’. I will be equally disciplined when not under observation.

NCC Training

Training in NCC instills qualities like nationalism, patriotism, discipline, team spirit, spirit-de-corps, leadership and self confidence and promotes overall personality development. The Organization gives tremendous opportunities to all cadets for improvement, irrespective of caste, creed, religion or economic status.

The NCC provides exposures to the cadets in a wide range of training activities at State, National and International levels with a distinct emphasis on

  • Institutional Training.
  • Camp Training.
  • Attachment Training at Military Hospitals, IMA (Dehradun), OTA (Chennai).
  • Social Service and Community Development.
  • Adventure and Sports Training.
  • Career Counseling, Personality Development &Service Selection Board (SSB) Screening Course for Cadets.
  • Youth Exchange Programme (YEP).

NCC Certificate Examinations

The culmination of all training in the NCC is the conduct of various certificate examinations. Passing of these NCC certificate examinations is a must for the cadets, because it is this certificates that helps them to get various benefits while seeking employment in Armed Forces, Para Military Forces, Police or any other uniformed service. Private and Public sector Undertakings also prefer NCC Certificate holders for appointment to such post which require strength, endurance, courage, and a sense of Duty and Discipline.

Certificate ‘B’ and ‘C’ are applicable for SD/SW cadets after completion of two to three years of NCC training. Cadets who fail in less than two subjects or who were not able to appear in ‘C’ Certificate examination are given one additional chance to appear in the following year along with other cadets. No special supplementary or compartmental examinations, is held for them.

Eligibility conditions for ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate examinations are as under:

Type of Exam Year of Training Min attendance in Institutional Training Camp Attendance Remarks
‘B’ Cert
02 75% One  
‘C’ Cert 03 75% One ATC during 3rd Year or One Centrally organized Camp (SD/SW) or One DG NCC Course Must possess
‘B’ Certificate.

Incentives to Cadets

Apart from training and preparing the youth for future challenges in NCC, cadets are given various benefits in terms of:

  • Job opportunities
  • Scholarships
  • Financial aid in time of any tragedy while doing any NCC related activities.

These incentives are announced from time to time both by the Central and State Governments.

These incentives are in the field of employment as well as academics and personal including medals, trophies, cash award etc. The best incentive being the vacancy reserved for ‘C’ certificate holder cadets for the commission as officer in the Armed Forces.

Incentives by the Central Government

For ‘C’ Certificate Holders. Specific vacancies in the Army, Air Force and Navy are allotted for NCC ‘C’ certificate holders. For officers there is no UPSC written exams. After application, the cadet is called directly for SSB interview, which he/she has to clear before final selection as per the merit list. The following vacancies are reserved by each service as officers:-

a. Army. 100 seats per year at OTA for Men and 10% for Women
b. Navy. 06 seats per course
c. Air Force. 10% vacancies in all courses.

  • 5-10% bonus marks for recruitment in ranks in Army, Navy and Air Force.
  • Bonus marks for employment in CAPF/Para Military Forces and Department of Telecommunication.
  • Can apply for gazetted post in CRPF if the cadet is a graduate.
  • Preference in State Services and also in private sectors.
  • Employment within NCC as Whole Time Lady Officer, Girl Cadet Instructor.
  • In OTA Chennai, seats are reserved for Girls candidates holding NCC ‘C’ certificate (Seats are notified every year).

Financial Assistance/Scholarships

Financial aid and relief to cadets is provided by Cadet Welfare Society (CWS) to the cadet in case of any injury or, to the NOK in case of any fatality during NCC related activities. Details of the financial assistance are:-

S.No NCC Activities Death Cases Parmanent Disability Temporary Disability
1 High Risk 5,00,000/- Up to 5,00,000/- Up to 1,75,000/-
2 Other Activities 4,50,000/- Up to 4,50,000/- Up to 1,75,000/-

The benefits provided by the CWS are:-

  • CWS awards scholarship of Rs 6000/-per cadet for 1000 NCC cadets every year to academically brilliant students.
  • Grant of Best Cadet Award of Rs 4500/- and 2nd Best Cadet Award of Rs 3500/- at each Group level.
  • Conduct of sports and adventure activities.

Incentives by State Governments (State Wise incentives)

Preference is given by various state governments to the NCC ‘B’/ ‘C’ certificate holders for Recruitment in following departments:-

  • Police Service
  • Transport Service
  • Forest Department
  • Excise Department
  • Preference to the Girls Cadets as nurses, receptionist and telephone operators.

Contact us

Lt. Baling Moyong

ANO NCC & Sports Officer - 07559348180

Mr. Hanuman Sahay Meena

OA - NCC - 08619945703

Sub Maj/ Hony. Capt Sardar Singh Shekhawat (retd)

Snr PI Staff - 08107307583

Hony. Sub Maj Virender kumar Yadav (retd)

PI Staff - 09001186791