Sadakathullah Appa College

(An Autonomous Institution)

NATIONAL CADET CORPS

NCC 2013-2014

The College NCC Unit has the authorized strength of one officer and 104 cadets of which 66 are boys and 38 are girls. Lieutenant K. Syed Ali Bhadhusha, Assistant Prof. of English, is the commissioned officer. He participated in a 90-day pre-commission training at the NCC Officers Training Academy, Nagpur. Cadet Under Officer Mejila Mary took part in the Combined Annual Training Camp held from 08.06.2013 to 17.06.2013 at Rani Anna Government College for Women, Tirunelveli. She received the Best Pilot Award at the closing ceremony. Senior Under Officer Sathish @ Samidurai, Cdt.. Meshack Osborn, Cdt. Ajbath Ali, Cdt. Kader Mohideen, and Cadet Under Officer Mejila Mary participated in the Republic Day Selection Camp held from 29.07.2013 to 07.08.2013 at S T. Hindu College, Nagercoil.

A combined annual training camp, on behalf of the 5 (TN) BN NCC, Tirunelveli, was conducted in our College from 06.06.2013 to 15.06.2013. A total of 375 cadets from 26 educational institutions participated in the camp. SUO Sathish @ Samidurai and Cdt.. Meshack Osborn, Cdt. Mohamed Kurzith Khan, Cdt.. Manoj Barathy, Cdt.. Enamuthu, Cdt.. Malaiarasan, and Cdt.. Sabari Anand of our College participated in the Camp. They were given training in Basic Military Drills, Leadership Qualities and Personal Hygiene. Among these cadets SUO Cdt Sathish @ Samidurai and Cdt.. Meshack Osborn of II B.A. English were provisionally selected to participate in the Republic Day Parade. Senior Under Officer Sathish @ Samidurai was honoured with the Best Camper Award at the Valedictory Ceremony.

Five NCC cadets from our college and Associate NCC Officer, Lieutenant K. Syed Ali Bhadhusha participated in the Group RDC training camp-I from 15.08.2013 to 24.08.2013 at PSN Polytechnic College, Melathidiyoor, Tirunelveli.

Lieutenant K. Syed Ali Bhadhusha and 26 Senior Division and Senior Wing Cadets participated in a Lecture Programme on World Sucide Prevention Day organised by 5 (TN) BN NCC, Tirunelveli at Christhu Raja Higher Secondary School, Palayamkottai on 10.09.2013.

Twenty seven SD Cadets of our College donated their blood at the Blood Donation Camp, organized by the 5 (TN) BN NCC, Tirunelveli on 22.09.2013 at St. John’s College, Palayamkottai.

Four SD Cadets and seven SW Cadets were part of the RDC Cadre Camp-I held from 07.09.2013 to 16.09.2013 at National Engineering College, Kovilpatti.

Five SW Cadets Cdt. Ilavarasi, Cdt. Kaveri, Cdt. Mariammal, Cdt. Muthulakshmi and Cdt. Sundari of our College represented the Tamil Nadu, Pondichery and Andaman and Nicobar Islands’ Directorate Sports Team which participated in the NCC National Games-2013, held in New Delhi from 15.10.2013 to 28.10.2013 and won the 4th place. They were honoured with a cash reward of Rs.1500 each by the Governtment of India and the Government of Tamilnadu.

SUO Sathish @ Samidurai participated in the Republic Day Parade and was the left marker of the Tamilnadu, Pondicherry and Andaman Nicobar Islands’ NCC Directorate’s Contingent. He was one among the fifty cadets from TNP & AN Directorate which participated in the Prime Minister’s Rally and bagged a cash reward of Rs. 4,000 from the Government of Tamilnadu and the Government of India

Achievements 2013-2014

Our Senior Cadet Under Officer Samidurai @ Sathis, attended the prestigious Republic Day Camp(RDC) at New Delhi, from 28.12.2013 to 31.01.2014.

He was one among the 50 cadets from Tamilnadu,Pondichery and Andaman Nicobar Islands Directorate’s NCC Contigent, selected for the most prestigious Prime Minister’s Rally.

Among the 50 selected cadets, he was the left marker in leading the TN, P and AN Directorate’s NCC Contigent.

He received a cash Award of Rs. 4000/- from the Minister of Sports and Rs. 1000/- from the NCC Madurai Group Commander for his best performance in the RDC.

5 of our Senior Wing Cadets participated in the NCC National Games-2013, held at New Delhi and received a cash Award of Rs. 2500/- and Rs. 5000/- from the Government of Tamilnadu and the Government of India.

2 of our SD cadets participated in the 12 Day National Integration Camp (NIC), held at Odisha from 20.12.2013 to 31.12.2013.

4 of our SW cadets received a meritorious Cadet Welfare Society Scholarship 2013-2014, Rs. 24000/- for having secured more than 85% of marks in the +2 Examinations from the NCC Directorate General, New Delhi.

Job Opportunities for NCC ‘C‘ Certificate Holders

Cadets can appear for NCC B’ Certificate Examination in the II year of their Graduation and C’ Certificate Examination in the III year of their Graduation.

B.Sc. Physics and B.Sc. Mathematics Graduates with NCC C’ Certificate are preferred in the Ministry of Communications and in the Department of Telecommunication.

There is no Written Examination (Combined Defence Services Examination) for an NCC C’ Certificate Holder aspiring to become Lieutenant (Army Officer)

An NCC C’ Certificate Holder can directly appear for Physical Fitness Test for serving as an Army Officer.

During every selection 8% of seats are reserved for NCC C’ Certificate Holders in Navy.

During every selection 100 seats in the Officers Training Academy (OTA) and 64 seats in the Indian Military Academy (IMA) are reserved for NCC C’ Certificate Holders.

ORIENTATION PROGRAMES TO CADETS IN NCC

Wind Surfing

Para Sailing

Flying and Gliding

Ship Modelling

Aero Modelling

Motor Cycle or Cycle Expedition

Trekking

Mountaineering

Slithering

Scuba diving

SOCIAL SERVICE ACTIVITIES IN NCC

Cadets are motivated to participate actively in the social service activities such as:-

Blood Donation

Tree Plantation

Eye Donation

Adult Education

Visiting Orphanages

Traffic Control

Anti-plastic rally

Anti-tobacco Drive

AIDS Awareness Programmes

Cancer Awareness Programme

Anti-Female Infanticide Campaign

Anti-Child Labour Campaign

VARIOUS CAMPS IN NCC

NCC cadets can attend the following camps, conducted in different parts of India from time to time.

Thal Sainik Camps (TSC)

Basic Leadership Camps (BLC)

Advanced Leadership Camps (ALC)

National Integration Camps (NIC)

Mountaineering Camps(MC)

Army Attachment Camps(AAC)

Republic Day Camp (RDC)

Combined Annual Training Camps (CATC)

Directorate General NCC level organized Trekking

Parachute Jumping Training