Consequently, the "National Cadet Corps" (NCC) came into existence on 15th July 1948 under National Cadet Corps Act (No: XXXI of 1948) enacted by the Parliament. The girls division was introduced in 1949. To start with, only army NCC units were there. Air Force and Naval NCC units followed soon in 1950 and 1952 respectively. This voluntary youth organization, which was started with 20,000 cadets, is today probably the largest uniformed youth organization in the world with 13 lakh cadets (boys and girls). The NCC Headquarters is located in New Delhi. Control and co-ordination are exercised through 17 State Directorates.
- To develop Character, Comradeship, Discipline, Leadership, Secular Outlook, Spirit of Adventure and the Ideals of Selfless Service amongst the youth of the country.
- To create a human resource of organized, trained and motivated youth, to provide leadership in all walks of life and always available for the service of the nation.
- To provide a suitable environment to motivate the youth to take up a career in the Armed Forces.
"Unity and Discipline"
Cardinals of NCC Discipline
- Obey with a smile.
- Be punctual.
- Work hard without fuss.
- Make no excuses and tell no lies.
Ethics of NCC Cadets
- Be truthful, upright and obedient.
- Be humane, cultured and compassionate.
- Be respectful to your instructors, parents and fellow cadets.
- Be punctual and well disciplined at all times.
- Be open and transparent in personal conduct.
- Be mentally and physically robust.
- Always protect the weak.
- Be loyal and faithful to the organization you serve.
- Spread the message of national integration.
- Espouse social causes.
Enrollment of Cadets
The NCC is open to all regular students of schools and colleges on a voluntary basis. Boys/Girls studying in VIII and IX standards are admitted in Junior Division/Wing. A cadet must have attained the age of 13 years on the day of Enrollment. Boys/Girls studying I/II/III year degree course are enrolled in Senior Division/Wing.
- Institutional Training (48 %): Military Training, Parades, Camps and Certificate Examinations "A"/"B"/"C".
- Community Development / Social Service (19%): Blood Donation, Tree Plantation, Eye Donation, Adult Education, Road Cleaning, Traffic Control, Anti-Dowry Pledge, Anti-Leprosy Drive, Anti-Plastic Campaign, AIDS Awareness Campaign, Cancer Awareness Campaign, Fire Fighting, Visit to Cheshire Homes, etc.
- Adventure Training and Sports (21%): Para Sailing / Jumping, Micro Light Flying, Hang Gliding, Slithering, Wind Surfing, Scuba Diving, Ocean Sailing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Water Skiing, Yachting, Cycle/Motor Expedition, Trekking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Riding, etc.
- Youth Exchange Programme (8%): Visit to Russia, Nepal/Bhutan, Singapore, United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Yangon, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Foreign Naval Cruise, Foreign Coast Guard Cruise, etc.
- Career Counseling (4%)
National cadet corps (NCC) Naval , belongs to 4(TN) Naval Technical Unit NCC, was started in 1993 and is functioning successfully under the excellent guidance of our Honorable Chancellor Dr. JEPPIAAR M.A., B.L., Ph.D. All the NCC activities are executed by the strength of 50 Naval cadets under the leadership of our NCC Officer Sub Lt. M. Muthumanikandan. All the NCC programs are closely supervised by our Commanding Officer Commander Raghu Parthasarathi . 20 parades are to be conducted every year, each parade consisting of 6 periods (4 hours). Petty Officer Instructors from 4(TN) Naval Technical Unit NCC are training and infusing great enthusiasm in our cadets. In addition, Adventure, Social and Naval activities are done by our ANO and Cadets.
Adventure Activities - Cycle Expedition, Marathon Race, NCC Awareness Rally, Yoga Camp, Run for Fun. Social Activities - Anti-Dowry Campaign, Anti-Plastic Campaign, First -Aid class, Coastal Clean Up. Naval Activities - Naval Technical Attachment Camp, Combined Annual Training Camp, Cadre Camp, ANO Refresher Course, Boat Pulling, Short Range Firing, Naval Air Station Visit, Officers Training Academy Visit, and Leadership Training.