CAUVERY COLLEGE FOR WOMEN
|NATIONAL CADET CORPS (NCC)|
INCEPTION AND SIGNIFICANCE OF NCC
National Cadet Corps (NCC) came into existence on 15th July 1948 under the NCC Act XXXI of 1948, under the Ministry of Defence (MOD). The Girls Division was introduced in 1949. To start with, only Army NCC units were there. Air Force and Naval NCC units followed soon in 1950 and 1952 respectively. The NCC Headquarters is located in New Delhi. Control and co-ordination are exercised through 17 State Directorates. NCC Officer’s Training Academies are located at Kamptee for Male Officers and Gwalior for Women Officers.
Our college has successfully initiated the National Cadet Corps under 4(TN) Girls BN of Trichy group on 15th August 2005, which comprises 60 cadets considering that Cauvery College for Women had planned to make their cadets to be fit both mentally and physically. We develop our fitness by conducting parades in our college as per schedule. Our NCC Cadets are allowed to participate in various camps (Intra & Interstate). In camps the monetary aspects are totally provided by the college.
- To develop qualities, 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 citizens.
- To create a human resource of organized, 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.
- To create a suitable environment to motivate the youth to take up a career in the Armed Forces.
Motto: “UNITY & DISCIPLINE”
OBJECTIVES OF GIRLS DIVISION
- To develop character and personality.
- To develop the self-confidence.
- To build up physique and courage.
- To teach those subjects that will be useful during an emergency and in day-to-day life.
BENEFITS OF NCC
- DEFENCE SERVICES
- Vacancies reserved for commission in the Defence Forces for NCC “C” Certificate Holders.
- IMA Dehradun. 32 vacancies per course through UPSC and SSB interview.
- OTA Chennai. 50 vacancies per course for Short Service Commission (Non Tech). No UPSC exam. Only SSB interview.
- For OR, Sailors, Airmen: 5 to 10% bonus marks awarded for recruitment.
- 20% vacancies reserved for Girl Cadets in OTA, Chennai.
- Para Military Forces: 2 to 10 bonus marks awarded for recruitment.
- Department of Telecommunications: Bonus marks awarded for recruitment.
- NCC: Civilian Gliding Instructors /Girl Cadet Instructors/Whole Time Lady Officers.
- State Governments: Preference for State Services in certain states.
- Private Sector: Many industries give preference to NCC “C” certificate holders for recruitments.
- Sports: Cash awards to teams and individuals for excellence.
- Scholarships: NCC cadets are eligible for scholarship ranging from Rs. 6,000/- to Rs. 30,000/- through Cadet Welfare Society and Sahara Scholarships.
- Risk Coverage: NCC also provides appropriate compensation including in High risk activities.