National Cadet Corps is a voluntary organisation which affords service training to university students to develop character, comradeship, service mindedness and leadership. The motto of the NCC is “Unity and Discipline”.
There are ample opportunities for its members to take part in camps such as ATC. RDC, BLC, ALC, mountaineering etc. Weight age for admission to higher studies Will be given to those attending 95% NCC parades for two years. Grace marks at the rate of 2% will be given in the university examination to cadets attending 80% Basic Leadership Camp/Republic Day Parade.
Members of the Corps are eligible to appear for certificate B and certificate C examinations. Those obtaining C and a university degree are eligible to appear before SSB for direct commission in the defence force without appearing for the UPSC examinations. Enrolment to NCC is open to girls also. The NCC is in action to provide first aid and medical help in emergencies.
Report of the activities of NCC in June 2016
- Anti tobacco pledge was taken by the cadets on June 8 2016 to reaffirm their willingness to avoid all sorts of intoxicating elements.Principal Dr Aype Thomas, Fr Binto Kilukkan, Prof Nithin Thomas(ANO) has spoke to cadets about the NCC’s role in eradicating these tendencies in the campus. SUO Abhijit P R read out the pledge.
- International Day of Yoga on June 21 was celeberated with a wide variety of programmes. NCC in association with NSS organised a short term yoga course to give training on Yoga. On 21 June, cadets of Bharata Mata NCC unit and cadets from Navnirman Public School, Vazhakkala assembled at our college auditorium at 7am and performed Yoga for an hour and participated in the nationwide Yoga celebrations. In the evening a yoga session was conducted for entire college and there was wide participation from students and teachers.
Report of the activities of NCC in December and January
- From 23 to 31 December 2016, cadets of BMC NCC unit were in Annual Training Camp conducted by 21 Kerala Battalion, Ernakulam at GPTC Kalamassery. Our cadets had an outstanding performance throughout the camp. They bagged several prizes and stood first in Cultural competitions, Drill competitions and Gold medal in shooting competitions.
- On Republic Day, the cadets of BMC NCC unit represented 21 Kerala Battalion, Ernakulam in the Parade competition held at Collectorate ground, Kakkanad. Out of the 30 platoons, NCC Boys platoon came first and the NCC girls platoon stood second. Both received the trophies from the honourable Minister of Finance, Dr Thomas Isaac.
- Regular Parades were held.