National Cadet Corps (NCC): NCC Unit comprises of students as cadets and one ANO. Shri. Lt. R.M. Iawphniaw is the ANO of the NCC Sngap Syiem College unit.
- To create a human resource of organized, trained and motivated youth.
- To provide leadership in all walks of life and be 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.
- To develop character, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure, and ideals of selfless service amongst the youth of the Country.
The NCC is a responsive, learning and continuously evolving organization. Its activity is guided by certain core values that we endeavor to instill among all ranks of the NCC. These include the following:
- A sense of patriotic commitment to encourage cadets to contribute to national development.
- Respect for diversities in religion, language, culture, ethnicity, life style and habitat to instill a sense of national unity and social cohesion.
- Abiding commitment to learn and adhere to the norms and values enshrined in the Indian Constitution.
- Understanding the value of a just and impartial exercise of authority.
- Ability to participate in community development and other social programme.
- A healthy life style free of substance abuse and other unhealthy practices.
- Sensitivity to the needs of poor and socially disadvantaged fellow citizens.
- Inculcating habits of restraint and self-awareness.
- Understanding the values of honesty, truthfulness, self-sacrifice, perseverance and hard work.
- Respect for knowledge, wisdom and the power of ideas.
Value of NCC Certificates and Camps:
There are three types of certificates NCC cadets can secure: ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’. Cadets will be eligible for the ‘A’ certificate after they have spent 1-2 years in the Junior Division (school-level) and attended one training camp. For the ‘B’ certificate, Cadets should have attended at least 75 per cent classes in the Senior Division (in college) and one training camp. The most coveted is the ‘C’ certificate. To be eligible for this exam, Cadets should be a ‘B’ certificate-holder, in your third year at college and should have attended at least one outdoor camp and one national integration camp or Republic Day parade or any other outdoor activity organized by the Directorate of the NCC. The tests are held in March-April every year. A ‘C’ certificate-holder has many advantages when it comes to the selection process in the armed forces.
Various Advantages Given to NCC Cadets Army:
Thirty-two (32) vacancies in every regular course of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) are reserved for NCC ‘C’ certificate-holders who have passed the CDSE and have been declared successful by the Services Selection Board. They have a distinct advantage during training. A separate merit list is prepared for NCC cadets with ‘C’ certificate.
The NCC Special Entry Scheme offers Short Service Commission of 5 years (non-technical) in the Indian Army to graduates (50% aggregate) with ‘C’ certificate. They will be deputed for training at the OTA, Chennai.
Navy: The Indian Navy offers Permanent Commission in the Executive Branch to graduates with NCC ‘C’ certificate.
Air Force: The Indian Air Force Offers Permanent Commission in the Flying Branch to science graduates with NCC ‘C’ certificate.
For Commission in Defence Forces:
(a) Vacancies reserved for commission in Defence Forces for NCC ‘C’ Certificate Holders:
(i) Army – 64 every year for IMA Dehradun through UPSC and SSB interview, 100 in Officer Training Academy (OTA), Chennai for Short Service Commission Non-Technical No UPSC Exam, only SSB every year.
(ii) Navy – 6 per course. No UPSC Exam, only SSB interview. Two years age relaxation for NCC
‘C’ Certificate holders.
(iii) IAF – 10% in all courses including flying training courses. No UPSC Exam, only SSB.
(b) For ORs, Sailors, and Airmen: 5 to 10 percent bonus marks awarded for recruitment.
(c) Para Military Forces: 2 to 10 bonus marks awarded for recruitment
(d) Department of telecommunication: Bonus marks awarded for recruitment
(e) CRPF: NCC cadets holding 3rd division degree eligible for recruitment to gazetted posts.
(f) NCC: Civilian Gliding instructors/Girl Cadet Instructors/ Whole Time Lady Officers.
(g) State Governments: Preference for State Services in certain States.
(h) Industry: Some industries give preference to NCC C certificate holders for various jobs related with the field of security.
(i) NCC Games: Cash awards to teams and individuals for excellence.
For more information about NCC please visit the NCC Official website: http://nccindia.nic.in/en
Cadets regularly participate in the various camps organized by the NCC Unit/Directorate such as Combined Annual Training Camp, Army Attachment Camp, National Integration Camp, Pre Republic Day Camp, which provide holistic training; In addition, they also participate in regular extra-curricular activities. Some examples are given below:
- Participate in the Independence Day and Republic Day Parade every year organized by the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Mawkyrwat.
- Participated the National YOGA Day on the 21st June, 2015.
- Participated as Security volunteers during College Festival and other programs in the College.
Lt. Richard Micky Iawphniaw was the first ANO of Sngap Syiem College commissioned as Lieutenant in the NCC in 2014.