The NCC

Section -1

Ques 1- What is NCC Motto?

 Ans     - Unity & Discipline.

 Ques 2 – What are the aims of NCC?

 Ans -   (a)       To develop character, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure, sportsmanship and ideals of selfless service among the youth of the country.

             (b)       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.

             (c)        To provide a suitable environment to motivate the youth to take up a career in the Armed Forces.  

 Section – 2

Ques 1 – What is the rank of DG NCC?

 Ans – Lt General.

 Ques  2 – What is the rank of Dy Director General of NCC Directorate?

 Ans  - Brigadier.

 Ques 3 – How many Directorates are there in NCC?

 Ans  - 17.

 Ques – 4 - What are the ranks of SD/SW ANOs?

 Ans –  Lt, Capt & Maj.

 Ques – 5 - What are the ranks of JD/JW ANOs?

 Ans  - 3rd Officer, 2nd Officer, First Officer and Chief Officer.Add your main content here - text, photos, videos, addons, whatever you want!

 Section – 3

Ques 1.           Name various camps conducted in NCC?

 Ans  - Basically there are two types of camps as under : -

 (a)               Annual Training camps

(b)               Centrally organised camps, which are a under: -

                   (i)                 Leadership camps – Advance & Basic leadership camps

                   (ii)               Thal Sainik camps

                   (iii)             Vayu Sainik Camps.

                  (iv)              Rock climbing camps.

                  (v)                National integration camps.

                  (vi)              Republic day camp and Prime Minister’s rally.

 Ques 2 - Name the social service and community development activities?

 Ans – These are as under: -

           (a)               Tree Plantation.

           (b)               Blood Donation.

           (c)               Old Age Homes.

          (d)               Adult Education.

          (e)               Community work.

          (f)                 Disaster relief.

          (g)               AIDs and Cancer awareness programmes.

 Ques 3.           What are the various eligibility conditions for certificate examination?

 Ans – These are as under: -

         (a)       ‘A’ Certificate  

                    (i)         The  candidate must  have  attended  a minimum  of 75% of total training                        periods  laid  down in  the  syllabus  for  the first  and  second  years  of Junior                            Division/ Wing  NCC (All Wings).

                   (ii)               Must have attended one Annual Training Camp.

           (b)       ‘B’ Certificate   

                      (i)         The  cadet must have attended  a minimum of 75% of total training                                 period laid down  in  the  syllabus  for  the  first  and  second  years  for  Senior                           Division  Wing  NCC (All Wings).

                     (ii)        Must have attended one Annual Training Camp/NIC.

                     (iii)             Cadets possessing   ‘A’ certificate will be awarded 10 bonus marks.

                      (iv)       An  Air  Wing  Cadet must  do  a minimum  of  10  Glide  Launches.

            (c)        ‘C’ Certificate

                        (i)         The candidate must be in possession of Certificate ‘B’.

                        (ii)        The cadet  must  be  in third  year of SD/SW  NCC  Training.

                        (iii)       The  cadet  must  have  attended  a minimum  of  75%  of  the  periods                            of  3rd  year syllabus  during  the  academic  session.

                         (iv)       Must have  attended   Two  ATCs  or  one  ATC and  in  addition  one of                          the  following:-

                                      (aa)     RD Camp  at  Delhi (RDC).

                                       (ab)     Centrally  Organised Camp (COC).

                                       (ac)     Para Training Camp (PTC).

                                      (ad)     National  Integration  Camp  (NIC)  (when  applicable  for                                                   SD/SW  Cadets).

                                     (ae)     All  India  Trekking  Expedition  (DG NCC organised).

                                      (af)      All India Mountaineering  Expedition (DG  NCC organised).

                                      (ag)     Attachment  Training  with  Service units.

                                     (ah)     Any  one  of  the Adventure  Courses  approved  by  DG  NCC.

                                     (aj)       Sailing  Expedition ,  with  actual  sailing  exceeding  10  days,                                          duly  approved   by  DG  NCC.

                                     (ak)     Any  cadet  participating   in National Rifle Association of India                                          (NRAI)  matches  as  part of  DG  NCC  team.

                                     (al)       Special  Services  Camps (essentially  with  50% Service training).

                                     (am)    Successfully done Scuba Diving Course.

                                     (an)     Youth Exchange Programme.

                                     (ao)     Foreign cruise (Navy).

 Ques 4.  – How is the grading awarded in NCC?

 Ans  -  A cadet has to obtain 45% marks in each paper and  50%  marks in the  aggregate  to  pass  the  examinations.   Grading based   on   total marks   obtained will be awarded as follows:-

                  (a)       Grading `A’   -    Cadets obtaining 80% marks or above.

                  (b)       Grading `B’   -     Cadets obtaining 65% marks and above but below 80%.     

                  (c)        Grading `C’    -   Cadets obtaining 50% marks and above but below 65%.

                  (d)       Fail                  -   Cadets obtaining less than 45% in any paper or less

                   than   50%  of  the    aggregate.

Ques 5.           Name the retention clothing items and scales of authorisation?

 Ans - Authorisation of retention clothing for army boys/Girls is tabulated as under: -





Life in


Qty Auth per Cdt

Qty to be retained





Shirt PWPC Khaki Boys/Girls)


02 Prs

02 Prs

02 Prs

All wings


Trouser PWPC Khaki (Boys/Girls)


02 Prs

02 Prs JW

02 Prs

All wings (less JD boys)


Short PWPC Khaki


02 per JD & one per SD

02 per JD Army

01 Pr SD Army



Salwar/ Kamiz white


02 per JW/SW

02 Pr JW

02 Pr SW

Army Girls Wing only


Beret/ Pagree DG


01 per Cdt

01 per Cdt

01 per Cdt

All wings


Socks Nylon NTP Black


02 per Cdts

02 Prs

02 Prs



Shoe Black leather Derby DMS


1 Pr per Army JD & Girls JW

01 pr per, Army JD & Girls JW


 Army JD/JW



Shoe Ankle Leather DVS


01 pr per Army SD/SW Cdts


1 pr per Army SD/SW Cdts



Shoe canvas white/Brown


01 pr per Girl /Army Cdt

01 Pr

01 pr per JD/JW Cdt

01 Pr per SD/ SW

One pr for Army, Girls for entire pd of 2/3 yrs.

Note-It must be amended by various Dtes as applicable considering the geographical jurisdiction.

 Ques 6.           Write the full version of NCC song?

 Ans  -    

      NCC Song


             Hum Sab Bhartiya Hain, Hum Sab Bhartiya Hain.

            Apni Manzil Ek Hai, Ha, Ha, Ha, Ek Hai, Ho, Ho, Ho, Ek Hai

            Hum Sab Bhartiya Hain


            Kashmir Ki Dharti Rani Hai,

             Sartaj Himalaya Hai,

             Sadiyon Se Hamne Isko Apne Khoon Se Pala Hai

            Desh Ki Raksha Ki Khatir, Hum Shamshir Utha Lenge,

            Hum Shamshir Utha Lenga.

            Bikhere-Bikhere Tarey Hain Hum Lekin Jhilmil Ek Hai

            Ha, Ha, Ha, Ek Hain

             Hum Sab Bhartiya Hain,


            Mandir Gurdware Bhi Hain Yahan

            Aur Masjid Bhi Hai Yahan,

            Girja Ka Hai Ghadiyal Kahin

            Mullah Ki Kahin Hai Ajaan.

            Ek Hi Apna Ram Hai, Ek Hi Allah Taala Hai,

            Ek Hi Allah Taala Hai, Rang Birange Deepak Hai Hum,

            Lekin Jagmag Ek Hai Ha, Ha, Ek Hai, Ho Ho, Ho, Ek Hai.

            Hum Sab Bhartiya Hain, Hum Sab Bhartiya Hain.

 Section – 5

 Ques 1 – List out various incentives for NCC cadets by centre and state Govts?

 Ans – These are as under: -

          A.        Concession in employment: -

             (a)    Vacancies reserved for                Army 64  per year- Indian Military

            commission in Defence Forces           Academy (IMA), Dehradun through

            for NCC `C’ Certificate                      UPSC and Service Selection Board

                                                                        (SSB) Interview.

                                                                        100 per year - in Officers Training

                                                                         Academy (OTA), Chennai for Short Service

                                                                        Commission Non Technical No UPSC

                                                                        Exam, only SSB.

                                                                         Navy -6 per Course. No UPSC Exam,

                                                                        Only Naval SSB.

                                                                         IAF – 10 %  in all courses including         

                                                                         Flying Training courses. No UPSC

                                                                        Exam only Air Force SSB.  

             (b)   For ORs, Sailors, Airmen           5 to 10% bonus marks awarded for


             (c)    Para Military Forces                 2 to 10 bonus marks awarded  for


             (d)     Department of                       Bonus marks awarded for  recruitment.


             (e)    CRPF                                          NCC Cadets holding third division

                                                                        degree eligible for recruitment to               

                                                                        gazetted post.

             (f)    National Cadet Corps                  Civilian Gliding Instructors/Girl Cadet

                                                                        Instructors and NCC WTLOs.

             (g)    State Governments                     Preference in State Services in certain


             (h)    Industry                                      Some Industries give preference to

                                                                        NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders for various


            B.        Concessions by AP Govt are as Govt are as under: -


Ques 2.  What are the aims and financial assistance provided by cadet welfare society?

 Ans -  A. Aims of the Society.  The present aims of Cadets Welfare Society are:-

           (a)       To give financial assistance to cadets NOK/nominee in case of a demise during                 NCC activity.

              (b)       To give financial relief to cadets on sustaining injury / disability during NCC                     activity.

              (c)        To grant scholarships to academically brilliant students.

              (d)       To grant Best and 2nd Best Cadet awards at Group level.

              (e)       To conduct sports and adventure activities which cannot be funded by Public                 Funds.

 B.        Financial Assistance/Relief.  The Society is granting financial assistance and relief, as under,  to cadets  who sustain injury  or  death  during  NCC related  activity  as  well as  for  sports  and  adventure  activities.


Ques 3. List out various scholarship schemes available for NCC cadets?

 Ans -   A.   Scholarships.    A scholarship scheme was introduced in 1991  where 250                               scholarships of Rs.2,000/- each were awarded to academically brilliant NCC cadets. The               scheme  in  its  present  form awards  Rs.5,000/- each which  are  distributed  amongst                 the  17 Dtes  based  on  their  enrolled  strength  of  cadets.

            B.   Best Cadet Awards.    Best Cadet Cash Awards are  given  to  two  cadets  from  each               category i.e. JD, JW, SD, SW in every Group HQ  with  Rs 3,000/-  to  each  Best  Cadet                  and  Rs. 2,000/- to each 2nd  Best Cadet.  A total of 760  cash awards  are  given every               year.

 C.  Sahara Scholarships.

               (a)       In 2002 the Sahara Group introduced an Annual Sahara   Scholarship Scheme                    with a corpus fund of Rs 3 Crores. Rs 1 Crores is to be given annually as scholarships                     to academically brilliant cadets.

                (b)       A total  of  1016 scholarships  with  the  following  breakdown  are  given  as                   follows:-


No. of vacancies  per  Group HQ


Amount per Scholarship




Rs 6,000/-




Rs 6,000/-




Rs 12,000/-




Rs 12,000/-


A total of 66 Scholarships.


Rs 30,000/-





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