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 :-
         (i) Army-64 seats per year at IMA & 100 seats per year at OTA.
         (i) Navy-06 seats per course through Naval SSB.
         (i) 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

Employment Concession     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.