Days are gone when the students used to stick to their school books and notes to achieve high scores with having no exposure to the real world outside the books. Today, it has become very important for every student to get indulged into the extra curricular activities which help him to experience the the world they’re supposed to live in after completing their education. Hence, it imparts practical knowledge of the outside world to the students through the means of various competitions, making a student confident, practical and self-sufficient. These activities not only work as a stress buster but also help the students expand their mental horizons. NCC is one such activity which school students can pursue to add to their learnings and aptitude.
What is NCC?
The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is the Indian military cadet corps which works to inculcate the qualities of discipline and patriotism among youth of the nation. It is open to school and college students on voluntary basis. The Cadets are given basic military training in small arms and parades.
What is the aim of NCC?
Youth is the major factor that determines the overall success rate of a nation. NCC works towards the empowerment of coutry’s youth engaging them into the constructive activities that keep them away from any negative forces which may drive the youth towards some acts like drug addiction, terrorism or robberies. NCC works for the overall betterment of the youth picked from schools and colleges so that their energy can be harnessed towards something useful for them as well as the society.
Some of the main criterias NCC works over to carve the nation builders, are stated below:
What is the benefit of joining NCC for students?
NCC not only benefits the candidates in improving their overall personality and but also puts the candidates on the priority list while being selected for a job in future.
Some prominent benefits of joining the NCC for students are listed below:
What training is provided to NCC cadets?
What is the eligibility required to join NCC?
(a) Candidate must be a Citizen of India.
(b) Candidate must be enrolled in an educational institution.
(d) Candidate must be physically fit to meet the prescribed medical standards.
(f) Enrolment Period
Junior Division/Wing (Boys/Girls) - 2 years
Senior Division/Wing (Boys/Girls) - 3 years
So dear students, in the age of cut-throat competition where you will have to compete with a number of candidates coming up with tremendous academic scores, indulgence in some extra-curricular activity may help you stand apart from the crowd. Thus, enrolling in an extra-curricular activity like NCC, is a must and would work wonders for you in future.