NCC stands for National Cadet Corps. We live in a country where the qualities of bravery and self discipline are instilled in us from a very young age, and NCC is one such organization which is committed to train young minds the dignity and valor of adventure and discipline.
The NCC is headed by a Director General, its headquarters are in New Delhi. It is a tri- service organization comprising Army, Navy and Air force. There are a total 17 directorates of NCC, which cover the whole country.
|Full Form of NCC||National Cadet Corps|
|NCC Motto||Unity and Discipline|
|NCC Official Website||indiancc.nic.in|
The NCC not only train young minds the lessons of discipline and service but the certificate earned in NCC is itself beneficial in plethora of ways, below we will discuss the benefits of NCC Certificate.
NCC benefits are numerous, Few of them are mentioned below
- You get to attend the Annual Training camps and gain new experiences
- You get to march at the Rajpath during the Republic Day event
- If selected you get to attend the Para training camps
- You can get chance to trek in various hill stations
- Selected candidates get basic and advanced mountaineering courses
- NCC Games: Cash awards to teams and individuals for excellence
- There are youth exchange programs to give you International outreach
NCC Certificate Benefits in Career
- NCC cadets get reservation in several competitive exams
- Additional marks are awarded for different NCC certificates during Indian army soldier recruitment
- Preference is given to candidates with C certificate in various state government jobs
- Marks are awarded in paramilitary forces if you possess a NCC certificate
- You get a special entry in SSB interview if you have a C certificate
- NCC cadets can get recruitred as Civilian Gliding instructors/Girl Cadet Instructors/ Whole Time Lady Officers.
NCC A Certificate Benefits
- NCC ‘A’ certificate holders will be given 2% of the maximum marks of the examination as bonus marks.
|Army Trades||‘A’ certificate|
|General Duty(GD)||05 marks|
|Soildier (Clk/Skt/Tech/NA)||05 marks|
|Tradesman (Tdn)||05 marks|
NCC B Certificate Benefits
- NCC ‘B’ certificate holders will be given 3% of the maximum marks of the examination as bonus marks.
Army Trades ‘B’ certificate General Duty(GD) 10 marks Soildier (Clk/Skt/Tech/NA) 10 marks Tradesman (Tdn) 10 marks
NCC C Certificate Benefits
The NCC C certificate holds immense value, it serves like a X factor in various fields related to career , we are giving you an account of all the benefits the certificate holds in the sub headings below, so you can see how good it is to be a NCC C certificate holder.
|Army Trades||‘C’ certificate|
|General Duty(GD)||Exempted from CEE (No Exam)|
|Soildier (Clk/Skt/Tech/NA)||15 marks|
|Tradesman (Tdn)||Exempted from CEE (No Exam)|
NCC C Certificate Benefits in Government Jobs
- 5 to 10 percent bonus marks awarded for recruitment as ORs, Sailors, Airmen.
- 2 to 10 bonus marks awarded for recruitment in Para Military Forces.
- Department of telecommunication awards Bonus marks in recruitment.
- In CRPF NCC cadets holding 3rd division degree are eligible for recruitment to gazetted posts.
- State Govts: Preference for State Services in certain States.
- Industry: Some industries give preference to NCC C certificate holders for various jobs related with the field of security.
NCC C Certificate Benefits in CDS
On clearing CDSE and subsequent SSB, cadets will get the following reservation in various academies. A separate merit list is prepared for NCC cadets with ’C’ certificate.
- IMA – 13-15 vacancies reserved for ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders
- INA – 05-08 vacancies reserved for ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing) holders
- Special Entry (Men and Women):
- OTA Chennai – 50 vacancies for ‘C’ certificate holders for NCC Spl. Entry (non tech)
- AFA Hyderabad – 10% vacancies reserved for ‘C’ certificate Air Wing holders in all courses.
NCC C Certificate Benefits in Army
‘C’ cert: Holders of ‘C’ cert and who have participated in republic day parade will be exempted from CEE for rect sol clk /skt, sol tech and sol NA cat and will be awarded 100% marks in lieu of CEE.
NCC ‘C’ certificate holders will be given 5% of the maximum marks of the examination as bonus marks,in central para military forces
NCC C Certificate Benefits in UPSC
In UPSC civil services examination it would not help you directly but you have fair chances of making an impression in the interview if you hold NCC C Certificate as you will be different from others owing to the training you recieved in NCC
UPSC conduct the CDS exam but having a C certificate allows you to appear directly for SSB interview and let’s not forget about the reservation for NCC cadets after clearing CDSE.
From the article it might be clear to you that earning a NCC certificate is itself a achievement, it is the proof of your service, diligence,character and life lessons you have learnt apart from the intangible benefits NCC certificate help you in your career aspects in a great extents so if you get a chance to join NCC in your teen years then go for it and if you already have a certificate then what could be better?
NCC Benefits: FAQs
Q1. Is NCC useful for civil service?
Ans. not directly but yes you make impact during the interview.
Q2. Is it easy to get NCC C certificate?
Ans.You need to have a minimum 3 years of service in any of the three wings of NCC to be eligible to write ‘C’ certificate exam.