National Cadet Corps (NCC)


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The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is the Youth Wing of the Indian Armed Forces with its headquarters in New Delhi, India. It is open to school and college students on voluntary basis. NCC is a Tri-Service Organisation, comprising the Army, the Navy and the Air force, engaged in developing the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens. The soldier youth foundation in India is a voluntary organization which recruits cadets from high schools, higher secondary, colleges and universities all over India. The cadets are given basic military training in small arms and drill. At the culmination of institutional and camp training, successful Junior cadets are awarded “A” Certificate and Senior cadets are awarded “B” and “C” Certificate.

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) of Williamnagar Government College, Williamnagar came into existence in the year 2021 under the NCC Act XXXVI of 1948 under the Ministry of Defense. Williamnagar Government College is attached to the 41 Meghalaya BN NCC,with its headquarter in Shillong. Under the leadership of Shri. Salkam Leezer S Momin, CTO of Senior Division (SD) and Smt. Balkari B Sangma, CTO of Senior Wing (SW) the NCC cadets actively participates in all the NCC activites of the College. The NCC unit of Williamnagar Government College aims at developing character, comradeship, discipline, a secular outlook, the spirit of adventure and ideals of selfless service amongst young citizens. Further, it aims at creating a pool of organized, trained and motivated youth with leadership qualities in all walks of life, who will serve the Nation regardless of which career they choose. Needless to say, the NCC also provides an environment conducive to motivating young Indians to join the armed forces.