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National Cadet Corps (NCC)

1st Assam Battalion National Cadet Corps(Army Wing)


The National Cadet Corps is the Indian military cadet corps with its head Quarters at New Delhi. It is open to school and college students on voluntary basis. The National Cadet Corps in India is a voluntary organization which recruits cadets from high schools, colleges and Universities all over India. The Cadets are given basic military training in small arms and parades. The officers and cadets have no liability for active military service once they complete their course but are given preference over normal candidates during selections based on the achievements in the corps.


The NCC was introduced in Saraighat College in the year 2012. Lieutenant Dr. Aminul Haque Choudhury was appointed as a care taker officer in the same year. He appeared an interview for promotion of ANO (Lieutenant) and become a Commissioned Officer on 4th March 2017.

Motto of NCC

Unity and Discipline (Ekta aur Anushasan)

Principals of Discipline of NCC

  1. Obey with a smile
  2. Be Punctual
  3. Work hard and without fuss
  4. Make no excuses and tell no lies

Aims of NCC

  1. To develop qualities of character, courage, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship and the ideals of selfless service among the youth to make them useful citizen.
  2. To create a human resource of organised trained and motivated youth to provide leadership in all walks of life including the Armed Forces and be always available for the service of the nation.

History of NCC

The NCC in India was formed with the National Cadet Corps Act of 1948. It was raised on 15 July 1948 The National Cadet Corps can be considered as a successor of the University Officers Training Corps (UOTC) which was established by the British in 1942. During World War II, the UOTC never came up to the expectations set by the British. This led to the idea that some better schemes should be formed, which could train more young men in a better way, even during peace times. A committee headed by Pandit H.N. Kunzru recommended a cadet organization to be established in schools and colleges at a national level. The National Cadet Corps Act was accepted by the Governor General and on 15 July 1948 the National Cadet corps came into existence.

During the 1965 and 1971 wars with Pakistan, NCC cadets were the second line of defence. They organised camps to assist the ordinance factories, supplying arms and ammunition to the front, and also were used as patrol parties to capture the enemy paratroopers. The NCC cadets also worked hand in hand with the Civil Defence authorities and actively took part in rescue work and traffic control. After the 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pak wars the NCC syllabus was revised. Rather than just being the second line of defence, NCC syllabus laid a greater stress on developing qualities of leadership and Officer-like qualities. The military training which the NCC cadets received was reduced and greater importance was given to other areas like social service and youth-management.

NCC Organisation

The National Cadet Corps is headed by a Director General, an Army Officer of the rank of Lieutenant General, who is responsible for the functioning of the National Cadet Corps in the country through the National Cadet Corps Headquarters situated at Delhi. At the State Level, the country has been divided into 17 Directorates covering all States and Union Territories. Each of the State National Cadet Corps Directorate Headquarters controls two to fourteen Group Headquarters. While Directorates are commanded by Brigadiers or their equivalents, the Groups are commanded by Colonels or equivalents from the Air Force and the Navy, NCC Units are commanded by Major/Lieutenant Colonel or their equivalents.


All others who joined NCC are commonly called as Cadets. In Senior Division NCC who performed well in the Camps he is conferred by the following ranks.
Army wing Naval Wing Air wing
Senior Under Officer Senior Cadet Caption Senior Under Officer
Cadet Under Officer Junior Cadet Caption Cadet Under Officer
Company Quarter Master Sergeant Petty Officer Sergeant Major Warrant Officer
Sergeant Leader Cadet Sergeant
Corporal Cadet Class I Corporal
Lance Corporal Cadet Class II Leading Flight Cadet
Cadet Cadet Cadet

Centrally Organized Camps

  1. Leadership Camp
  2. Vayu Sainik Camp
  3. Nau Sainik Camp
  4. Rock Climbing Camp
  5. Trekking camp
  6. National Integration Camp (NIC)
  7. Thal Sainik Camp (TSC)
  8. Army Attachment Camp (AAC)
  9. Airforce Attachment Camp (AAC)
  10. Republic Day Camp (RDC)
  11. Annual training Camp(ATC)


Drill, shooting, Physical fitness, map reading, First aid, Gliding/Flying, boat pulling, sailing and camp training covering basic of military training in Army, Navy and Air Force.

This training is mostly carried out in schools and colleges by the cadets. In addition, depending upon the type of service, basic knowledge of that service is imparted to the cadets e.g gliding , powered flying for Air Wing cadets and boat pulling, sailing for Naval Wing cadets form part of institutional training. These activities comprise approximately 50% of the entire syllabus.

Basic Training


Cadets must be made to understand the aim and purpose of teaching drill, so that they are suitably motivated and do not take it as "fatigue". Emphasis will be laid on correct bearing, marching, saluting and arms drill. Inter-squad competitions may be organized to create interest.

Weapon Training

Cadets generally take keen interest in weapon training and firing. Units must liaise with nearby Service and Para-Military Units to ensure that all cadets get an opportunity to fire their authorized administration. Use of firing simulators may be made to optimize training efforts where possible.

Adventure Training

Adventure activities have been incorporated in NCC training with the aim of inculcating and strengthening leadership traits amongst the cadets. These activities in NCC can be broadly divided into the following.
  1. Land based Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Trekking
  2. Water based – Sailing Expedition, White Water Rafting, Scuba Diving, River Crossing.
  3. Air based - Parasailing.

Youth exchange programme

This is one of the very important activities conducted by the NCC cadets in our college. Its sole aim is to increase international understanding and bolster awareness. These exchanges are done with NCC community of 10 countries namely Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada, Maldives, Nepal, Singapore, UK, Russia and Vietnam at international level.

NCC Social Service Activities

NCC has adopted community development activities with the aim of imbibing amongst cadets selfless service to the community, dignity of labour importance of self help, need to protect the environment and to assist weaker sections of the society in their upliftment. This was envisaged through programmes involving:
  1. Adult Education.
  2. Tree plantation.
  3. Blood donation.
  4. Anti Dowry Rally.
  5. Anti Female Infanticide Pledge
  6. Anti Leprosy Drive
  7. AIDS Awareness Rally.
  8. Visit to Old Age Homes.
  9. Slum clearance.
  10. Disaster Management & Relief.
  11. Village up gradation and various other social schemes.