National Cadet Corps, University of Lucknow

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The National Cadet Corps was formed in India with the National Cadet Corps Act of 1948, with the purpose of recruitregular students as cadets for basic military training in small arms and paradesduring their study.from high schools, colleges and Universities all over India on voluntary basis.

Once they complete their NCC training, they are given preference over normal candidates during selections based on the achievements in the active military service, various other services and also in admission in the higher education.

 Motto of NCC

  •  Unity and Discipline (EktaaurAnushasan)

 Four Cardinal Principals of Discipline

  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.

Oath

          "I do hereby solemnly promise that I will serve my motherland most truly and loyally and that, I will abide by the rules and regulations of the National Cadet Crops. Further under the command and control of my commanding officer I will participate in every camp most sincerely and wholeheartedly".

 NCC Organisation

 The National Cadet Corpos is headed by a Director General, an Army Officer of the rank of Lt. General, who is responsible for the functioning of the National Cadet Corps in the country through the National Cadet Corps Headquarters situated at Delhi. The organizational structure of NCC is as under:

Ranksof cadets in Senior Division NCC

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

 Training

Training is a very important and compulsory component in NCC. Cadets training includes rifle  drill, shooting, map reading, first aid, Gliding/Flying, boat pulling, sailing, Adventure activities and camp training covering basic of military training in Army, Navy and Air Force.

 Basic Training

  • Drill
    • 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 wpntrg and firing. Units must liaise with nearby Service and Para-Military Units to ensure that all cdts get an opportunity to fire their authorized amn. Use of firing simulators may be made to optimize trg 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.
      • Land based   - Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Trekking
      • Water based - Sailing Expedition, White Water Rafting, Scuba Diving, River Crossing.
      • Air based     - Parasailing.

Youth Exchange Programme

This is a very important activity. It is done 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 Camps

The participation in caps is compulsory for appearing in NCC examination. Major NCC camps are as under:

  1. Leadership Camp
  2. ThalSainik Camp
  3. VayuSainik Camp
  4. NauSainik Camp
  5. Rock Climbing Camp
  6. Trekking camp
  7. National Integration Camp (NIC)
  8. ThalSainik Camp (TSC)
  9. Army Attachment Camp (AAC)
  10. Air force Attachment Camp (AAC)
  11. Ship Attachment Camp
  12. Republic Day Camp (RDC)
  13. Annual training Camp(ATC)

Certification Programme

General

The eligibility conditions and the general procedure for the conduct of the Certificate Examination for Cadets of Senior and Junior Division/Wings NCC(All wings) have been issued by this HQ from time to time. The aim of this Directive is to consolidate all such instruction and revise these, where necessary.

 Type of Examination

The type of Certificate Examination and the unit in which these are held are given below :

Certificate 'B'& 'C'                                       Senior Division NCC

For "B" Certificate Examination

  1. he Cadet must be in second year of SD/SW NCC Training
  2. Must have attended one Annual Training Camp/NIC/Attachment training with regular Army, Navy, Air Force Units.
  3. 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). Break in the NCC service of the cadet SD/SE prior to appearing in the exam should not exceed more than 18 months at one time, after his discharge to count his service for Certificate 'B' Examination. In case the break exceed 18 months the following procedure will be adopted.

"If he had been on the unit rolls for a minimum of two years before his discharge and had attended 75% of the total periods during his NCC service he will need another 45 periods of training to become eligible for certificate 'B' Examination. In all other cases where above conditions are not fulfilled, the cadet must attend a minimum 75% periods of the first and second years of training."

  1. An Air Wing Cadet must do a minimum of 10 Glide launches.

For "C" Certificate Examination

  1. Cadet must have passed 'B' certificate.
  2. The Cadet must be in second/third year of SD/SW NCC Training
  3. The Cadet must have attended a minimum of 75% of the periods of 3rd year syllabus during the academic session.
  4. Break in the NCC Service of the SD/SW Cadet prior to appearing in the exam should not exceed more than 18 months at one time, after his discharge to count his previous service for Certificate 'C' examination. In case the break exceeds 18 months, the following procedure will be adopted.

"If he had been on the Unit rolls for a minimum of two years before his discharge and had attended 75% of the total period during his NCC service, he will need another 45 periods of training to become eligible for Certificate 'C' examination. In all other cases where above conditions are not fulfilled, the Cadet must attend a minimum of 75% periods of the first and second year of training."

  1. Must have attended two Camp.

 NCC in University of Lucknow

 The NCC in Lucknow University was started in 1968. The University has Army and Naval wings of NCC (63BN. & 64 BN. Army and 03UP naval wings). Total cadet’s strength in both wings is 425.

Associated NCC Officers (ANOs) in University of Lucknow

The activities at university level are being conducted under the supervision of Associated NCC Officers (ANOs) Maj. Dr.Sanjay Gupta, Maj. Dr. Rajesh K. Shukla, Capt. Dr. Kiran Lata Dangwal(Army wing) and Lt. Dr. D.K. Singh (Naval wing). There are 04 Associated NCC Officers (ANOs) in Lucknow University as under:

S.N. Name of the NCC Officer Wing
1 Maj. Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Department of Political Science
University of Lucknow
Lucknow 227007
Mobile: 9452296914
Email: sanjaygupta_19666@yahoo.in
Army
2 Maj. Dr. Rajesh Kumar Shukla
Department of Physics
University of Lucknow
Lucknow 227007
Mobile: 9451309994
Email: rajeshkumarshukla_100@yahoo.co.in
Army
3 Capt. Dr. Kiran Lata Dangwal
Department of Education
University of Lucknow
Lucknow 227007
Mobile: 7007364278
Email: kldangwal@yahoo.co.in
Army
4 Lt. Dr. D.K. Singh
Department of Social Work
University of Lucknow
Lucknow 227007
Mobile: 9415105062
Email: dklu65@yahoo.co.in
Navy

Achievements of Associated NCC Officers


Activities of NCC