INCENTIVES TO NCC CADETS
Apart from training and preparing the youth for future challenges in NCC, cadets are given various benefits in terms of job opportunities, scholarships and financial aid in time of any tragedy while doing any NCC related activities. These incentives are announced from time to time both by the Central and State Governments. These incentives are in the field of employment as well as academics and personal including medals, trophies, cash award etc. The best incentive being the vacancy reserved for ‘C’ certificate holders cadets for the commission as officer in the Indian Army.
Incentives By The Central Government
- (a) For ‘C’ Certificate Holders. Specific vacancies in the Army, Air Force and Navy are allotted for NCC ‘C’ certificate holders. For officers there is no UPSC written exams. After application, the cadet is called directly for SSB interview, which he/she has to clear before final selection as per the merit list. The following vacancies are reserved by each service as officers :-
- Army. 64 seats per year at IMA & 100 seats per year at OTA.
- Navy. 06 seats per course through Naval SSB.
- Air Force. 10% vacancies in all courses through Air Force SSB.
(b) 5-10% bonus marks for recruitment in ranks in Army, Navy and Air force.
(c) Bonus marks for employment in CAPF/ Para Military Forces and Department of Telecommunication.
(d) Can apply for gazetted post in CRPF if the cadet is a graduate.
(e) Preference in State Services and also in private sectors.
(f) Employment within NCC as Whole Time Lady Officer, Girl Cadet Instructor, Aero and Ship Modeling Instructor.
(h) In Air Force Academy 5% seats are reserved for Girls candidates holding NCC ‘C’ certificate.
(j) In OTA Chennai, seats are reserved for Girls candidates holding NCC ‘C’ certificate (Seats are notified every year).
Incentives By State Governments
Preference is given by various state governments to the NCC ‘B’/ ‘C’ certificate holders for Recruitment in following departments:-
- (a) Police Service.
- (b) Transport Department.
- (c) Forest Department.
- (d) Excise Department.
- (e) Preference to the Girl Cadets as nurses, receptionists and telephone operators.
State wise incentives* provided by various state governments are:-
|Ser No||State||Employment Benefits||Admission in Educational Institutions|
|(a)||Andhra Pradesh and Telangana||Preference for NCC ‘B’/’C’ Certificate holders for recruitment in Police Service and Transport Department.||One seat reserved in degree and diploma courses and 5% seats for LLB course in Osmania University. Seats in Government Polytechnics, PG Degree/Diploma in Engineering Colleges. 0.25% seats in Medical colleges.|
|Bonus marks to NCC ‘B’ /‘C’ certificate holders in the Police and Forest Department.||Bonus marks are awarded to NCC Certificate holders for admission in various courses in the Universities of Patna, Ranchi, Mithila and Bhagalpur.|
|10% or one seat reserved in non-gazetted service in Police, Home Guards, Forest and Excise Department for NCC ‘C’ certificate holders. Similar reservations are for Girl Cadets in Police and as nurses, receptionists and telephone operators|
|10% seats in Medical, 5 in Non-Allopathic, 50 in Engineering, 10 in Technical, 8 in B.Ed., 3 in Post-Graduation and 47 in Polytechnic Colleges for outstanding NCC Cadets.|
|(e)||Kerala and Lakshadweep||Seats in Engineering Colleges, Polytechnics, Ayurveda Medical and Nursing Colleges.
Bonus marks for Pre-Degree, Degree Courses, Post Graduate Courses, B.Ed. Courses and Teachers Training Course. Weightage for admission to higher studies.
|Preference given to NCC ’C’ certificate holders for recruitment in all state jobs.||Preference for admission to the post graduate/ professional/ degree colleges.
10 marks being added to final marks to NCC cadets selected for participation in Republic Day Camp.
|(g)||Maharashtra||Ten grace marks to NCC cadets appearing in various degree examinations by University of Mumbai. 2% marks to NCC cadets by Maharashtra University.
Three marks given for admission in medical colleges.
Ten seats reserved in Engineering colleges for NCC cadets representing State in the All-India Competition.
Weightage of four marks for admission in ITI.
|(h)||North Eastern Region – Assam||Preference given to NCC ‘B’/’C’ certificate holders for recruitment in Police Service and Government Jobs.||Two seats reserved in diploma and certificate courses in engineering and technology. One seat each in Assam and Jorhat Engineering College.|
|(j)||Arunachal Pradesh||Preference in recruitment to the State Police Service.||Relaxation of 5% marks for admission to educational institutions.|
|(k)||Manipur||Reservation of 10% posts in the Police Department.|
|(l)||Meghalaya||Posts of women constable in state police force.|
|(m)||Nagaland||Preference to NCC ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate holders in State Police Force.||Relaxation of 5% marks for admission to educational institutions including technical institution under State Govt.|
|(n)||Tripura||Preference to NCC ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate holders in Police service and Government jobs.|
|(o)||Orissa||Preference for recruitment to the State Police Force.||Additional weightage of marks over and above the aggregate marks obtained for admission in various colleges.
|(p)||Haryana||Preference in Home Guard Department and State Police Force.|
|Weightage for admission to various courses of study in Himachal Pradesh University.|
|(r)||Punjab||Weightage of marks given for admission in various courses in State Goverment Polytechnics, Colleges and Universities.|
|(s)||Rajasthan||Preference in State Police Force.||Weightage for the purpose of admission to various courses.|
|(t)||Tamil Nadu and Andaman Nicobar Islands||Consideration by Tamil Nadu Public Commission in Civil Services, exams.
Out of twelve marks for the oral test in the B.T. and P.G.
Assistant recruitment/ appointment in Tamil Nadu, half NCC activities.
|One seat reserved in Under Graduate Course in each college and one seat in any Post Graduate Course and Polytechnic, where NCC Scheme is available.|
|(u)||Pondicherry||Preference in all Departments of Pondicherry, especially in Police.||A weightage of 2% of marks for B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. courses.|
|(v)||Uttar Pradesh||8% posts are reserved in State Government for part time NCC officers and NCC cadets who become disabled during the course of training.||Bonus marks/weightage by various Universities for admission in various
Degree, B.Ed. and Post-Graduation courses.
|(w)||Uttarakhand||One seat in each branch in Kumaon Engineering College, GB Pant Engineering College and Govt. Polytechnic Colleges and two seats each in Kumaon University and Garhwal University for B.Ed.|
|Weightage being given for enrollment in Police.
20% weightage is given to NCC cadets for recruitment in