15 wonderful truths about National Cadet Corps (NCC)

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Published by Vijay Singh on 07 May 2018

National Cadet Corps (NCC), a tri-service group, is the military cadet corps division of the Indian Armed Forces.

Since 1948, the corps has made the country prou

Here, we bring a selection of the some of the most astonid on numerous occasions and served the nation in many ways.shing realities regarding the corps that will really be exciting.

1. At the present time, NCC has about 13 Lakh cadets all over the nation; and it all started with only 20,000 cadets during the year 1948.

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2. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also an NCC cadet!

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3. The females are permitted to become part of NCC and are treated equally as boys. Girl cadets bag the similar chances and admiration here.

4. Meet NCC Cadet Kumudini from Chandigarh who in February this year won All India Best Air Cadet Competition.


5. There is also a separate division for female named as the Whole Time Lady Officers.

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6. NCC trainees were the 2nd procession of security in the Indo-Pak battles during 1965 as well as 1971.

7. During the trying times of 1963 and beyond, NCC training was made compulsory to meet the requirements of the nation.

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8. On the 1st global Yoga Day, around 9.5 Lakh NCC trainees took part and performed yoga at about 1805 centers.

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9. NCC boasts of a youth exchange agenda with 12 nations in South East Asia.

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10. NCC cadets bagged the third spot as well as a trophy in the marching contest at the Republic Day festivities in 2018.

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11. The present NCC anthem was crooned by Sudarshan Faakir.

12. The slogan of the group is ‘UNITY AND DISCIPLINE’ – ‘Ekta Aur Anushasan’.

14. Three different colors of NCC flag point out the 3 services including – red stands for Army, deep blue symbolizes Navy and light blue showcases for Air Force.

15. The military students in varied sections put on the dress of diverse colors.

16. The corps is led by an LG (Lieutenant General) grade official.

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16.NCC functions on 4 main principles that comprise:

  • Obey with a smile
  • Be on time
  • Always work hard
  • Don’t make excuses and speak the truth.

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