Training Program

Training Program

Training under the National Cadet Corps (NCC) is comprehensive and designed to instill discipline, leadership, and a sense of duty among the cadets. The training is conducted by qualified and experienced NCC Officers and instructors. Here’s how training under NCC is provided:
1. Institutional Training:
College Level (Senior Division/Wing):
1. Institutional training at the college level is conducted for students up to 26 years of age.
2. NCC training is offered as an elective subject in colleges and other educational institutions.
3. Cadets join the Senior Division or Senior Wing of NCC, which provides more advanced and specialized training compared to the Junior Division.
4. Training includes drill, physical fitness, weapon training (for Army wing), sailing and watermanship (for Navy wing), and flying and aero-modeling (for Air Force wing).

2. Centrally Organised Camps:
a. Annual Training Camps (ATCs):
1. ATCs are conducted at the district or state levels and are typically held during summer or winter vacations.
2. Cadets from different schools and colleges come together to attend these camps.
3. The camps focus on various activities such as drill, weapon training, adventure sports, social service, and leadership development.

b. National Integration Camps (NICs):
1. NICs aim to promote national integration and communal harmony among cadets from diverse backgrounds.
2. Cadets from different states and regions participate in NICs, fostering a sense of unity and understanding of cultural diversity.

c. Republic Day Camp (RDC):
1. RDC is an annual camp held in New Delhi where select cadets from all over India showcase their talents in various competitions.
2. The camp includes activities like cultural performances, drill displays, debates, and quiz competitions.

d. Specialized Camps:
1. Specialized camps focus on specific areas such as adventure training, rock climbing, parasailing, gliding, and aero-modeling.
2. Cadets with specific interests and skills attend these camps to further develop their expertise.

e. Regular Activities: NCC cadets participate in regular activities that include drill, physical training, weapon training (for Army wing), sailing and watermanship training (for Navy wing), and flying and aero-modeling (for Air Force wing).

f. Adventure Training: Adventure activities like trekking, mountaineering, rock climbing, parasailing, river rafting, and horse riding are an integral part of NCC training, fostering courage, confidence, and teamwork.

g. Social Service Activities: NCC cadets actively participate in community development and social service activities, including tree plantation drives, cleanliness campaigns, blood donation camps, and awareness programs on various social issues.

h. Personality Development: NCC training emphasizes character building, personality development, and fostering a spirit of nationalism among cadets.

i. Specialized Training: Senior Division cadets may undergo specialized training like Army attachment camps, naval attachment camps, gliding, micro-light flying, and more.

j. Leadership Camps: Leadership camps focus on grooming cadets to become effective leaders, enhancing their communication skills and decision-making abilities.

NCC training emphasizes a holistic approach, fostering a spirit of unity, discipline, and patriotism among cadets, preparing them to become responsible citizens and future leaders of the nation.

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