NCC as a subject of study:
NCC (ARMY) offers two courses as Non-Major Elective subject(NCA 1211-NCC Organization and Military Leadership and NCA 1212-NCCField Craft & Battle Craft) in the II and III Semesters respectively under PartIV program. Students who enroll in N.C.C. ARMY are eligible to study thiscourse. The training programme prepared by the N.C.C. Directorate is taken asthe basis for syllabus. The syllabus includes Army subjects such as Drill,Weapon Training, Field craft & Battle Craft, Map Reading, Arms Drill. It also includes lectures on Leadership. Training methods are National Integration and Awareness, Health, Hygiene and First – Aid, Historical,geographical and religious background of India, Civil Defence, EnvironmentalAwareness, Adventure Activities, Social Services.Under Part V, Three Field Training courses such as NCA 1100 – NCCArmy Field Training I and NCA 2100– NCC Army Field Training II,2100– NCC Army Field Training III conducted in the I and II,III year of study. In the Final year, Cadets attend paradetraining to become eligible for NCC “C” Certificate Examinations.
The training methods are divided into two categories as follows:
Under the Institutional training cadets are trained on various areas of study in NCC such as drill, weapon training, Field craft, Battle craft,Obstacle training and all service subjects during the parade period whichamount to 40 parades in a year. Moreover, cadets gain knowledge in training activities like small range firing, boat pulling, boat sailing, semaphore training, Morse code communication, map reading, and ambush. Importance is given to impart knowledge on national integration, religions and customs of India, hygiene and sanitation, first aid and constitution of India. The cadets also get an experience of adventure training like swimming, cycle expedition, rock climbing, mountaineering etc. The cadets involve themselves in social service activities like blood donation, tree plantation, AIDS awareness program, Cancer awareness program, area cleaning, anti tobacco drive anti polythene drive, anti smoking drive etc.The Alumni cadets are also invited to share their past experience and their present occupation in various fields including the Armed forces and this enables cadets realizing their dream come true.
Under the Instuitional training cadets are studying in NCC such as drill, and other Air Force training Air Wing Activities
UNIT1 NCC ORGANISATION
Aims and objectives of NCC, Moto, organizational structure, organization of defence; Indian army, NCC song, ranks in army, navy and air force, certificate exams in NCC honor and awards.
UNIT 2 HEALTH, HYGIENE AND FIRST AID
Structure and function of human body, hygiene and sanitation, personal hygiene, infectious and contagious diseases and its prevention, sanitation, communicable and non communicable disease, methods of purification of drinking water, First aid: aim, principle, motto, list of items in aid box, types of bandages, types of fracture, dislocation, types of wounds, dressing of wounds, first aid in common medical emergencies: burns and scalds, sprain, strain, asphyxia, drowning, poison, shock, snake bite, sun and heat stroke, insect bite, dog bite, artificial respiration, hemorrhage, evacuation of casualties, physical and mental health: introduction to yoga.
UNIT 3 NATIONAL INTEGRATION AND AWARENESS
Religious and culture, traditions and customs in India, national integration: importance and necessity, freedom struggle, nationalist movement in India, national interests, objectives threats and opportunities, problems and challenges of national integration, unity and diversity, national integration council, images and slogans for national integration, contribution of youth in national building.
UNIT 4 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARNESS AND SOCIAL SERVICE
Ecology and environment, biodiversity, wildlife, pollution, environment conversation, waste management, water conservation, rain water conservation and harvesting, pollution: types, its control measures and basics of social service, weaker sections in the society and its identification, NGOs and their role and contribution, social evils, drug abuse, family planning, corruption, counter terrorism, eradication of illiteracy, aids awareness, cancer awareness.
UNIT 5 MILITARY LEADERSHIP
Leadership traits, types of leadership, attitude: assertiveness and negotiation, time management, effects of leadership with historical examples, stress management skills, interview skills, conflict motives, resolution, importance of group/team work, influencing skills, body language, sociability: social skills, values/code of ethics, public speaking and other leadership exercises.
Military leadership, tactics used in World War I and II, Pearl Harbor episode, Japanese incursion in Asia Pacific region, case studies: Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, Tamil leaders in Bose Army, Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin, and Roosevelt.
NCA 1212 FIELD CRAFT AND BATTLE CRAFT
UNIT I INDIAN MILITARY ORGANIZATION
Military terms, history of Indian military, Ministry of Defense, Paramilitary forces; BSF, CRPF, and CISF, training for defense recruitment, endurance training.
UNIT II BASICS OF WEAPON TRAINING
Stripping, assembling, loading, unloading of rifle, Light Machine Gun and Stern machine carbine, characteristics of weapons, (Rifle, LMG & Stern), safety procedures, loading, cocking and unloading of weapons, positions in shooting and its advantages, trigger control and firing a shot, theory of group and snap shooting, short range firing and aiming.
UNIT III FIELD CRAFT
Elementary field craft: Observation and concealment, recognition, description & indication of target, visual training, judging distance, personal camouflage, personal concealment, elementary concealment exercise, types of movements, types of covers, description of ground.
UNIT IV BATTLE CRAFT
Introduction to map & conventional signs, grid system, cardinal points, finding north, types of bearing & use of service protractor, relief, contour gradients, setting a map, finding own position, map to ground and ground to map, prismatic compass, night march, field signals, platoon formation, platoon formation, platoon battle drill, section formation, fire and movement, section battle drill, fire control order, types and controls of patrols & scouts, function of patrol, preparation for patrol.
UNIT V FIELD COMMUNIATION
Importance of communication in Armed forces, types and methods of communications, characteristics of wireless technology, walkie, basic RT procedure, modern trends and development (multimedia, video conferencing, IT).
Unit I FOOT DRILL I
General word of commands, attention, stand at ease, turning left, right and inkling at halt, sizing, forming three ranks and numbering
Unit II FOOT DRILL II
Open and close march order, dressing the squad, saluting at halt, slow march and halt, side pace, pace, forward and to the rear
Unit IV MARCH PAST II
Turning on the march and wheeling, saluting on the march, marching time, forward march and halt in quick march, changing step
Unit V MARCH PAST III
Formation of squad, squad drill
NCC ARMY FIELD TRAINING II
Unit I DRILL WITH ARMS I
Attention and stand at ease, getting on parade with rifle, dressing with rifle, dressing on the order
Unit II DRILL WITH ARMS II
Dismissing and falling out, ground/take up arms, present from the order and vice versa
Unit III DRILL WITH ARMS III
General salute, salamesasthr, squad drill, short and long trail from the order and vice versa, examining arms
Unit IV SPECIAL TRAINING I
Independence Day, NCC Day, Republic Day Celebrations, Thal-Sainik Camp, NCC National Games, National Integration Camp
Unit V SPECIAL TRAINING II
Army Attachment Camp, Leadership Training Camp, Youth Exchange Program and Services Selection Board
Unit I MAP READING TECHNIQUES I
Finding north, setting a map, finding, finding own position
Unit II MAP READING TECHNIQUES II
Map to ground and ground to map, night march
Unit III CEREMONIAL DRILL
Ground mounting, guard of honor, platoon/coy drill, instructional practice
Unit IV ADVENTURE TRAINING I
Adventure training tips: cycling, trekking and their impacts on physical health
Unit V ADVENTURE TRAINING II
Rock climbing, mountaineering, slithering, parasailing and its principles