St. Vincent Pallotti College – Bangalore

St. Vincent Pallotti College

Approved by Govt. of Karnataka, Affiliated to Bengaluru North University

Chelikere, Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore - 560 043

Calendar of Events from January to December 2023

National Cadet Corps more popularly known as the NCC, is a great pathway for young students looking to join the Indian armed forces in the future. NCC not only offers a platform where Indian defence force aspirants can put their abilities to the test before embarking on a career in the defence forces but also offers many relaxations in the Indian defence force exams. In this article, we will list down all the NCC certificates and the NCC C Certificate benefits. 


1. Combined Annual Training Camp  - II (Bangalore) 05/01/2023

2. Cyclothon on account of Indian Army Day/National Youths Day (SVPC) 12/01/2023

Army Day is celebrated on this day to remember General (later Field Marshal) KM Cariappa taking over the command of the Indian Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949. Cadets of SVPC participated in a pollution free cyclothon event in order to celebrate the Indian Army Day as well as The National Youth’s day

3. Rank promotion (SVPC) 12/01/2023

“ An ideal cadet never consciously work for Rank , it is the Desire to work , Reveal the new outlooks , Positive Actions and Circumstances which make him capable of the Leadership” .

4. Ek Bharat Shresht Bharat Camp (Ballari) 16/01/2023

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) is a NCC camp. EBSB camp is an important training to the cadets at national level and to promote national integrity among the cadets and showcase unity in diversity. All states are combined to run this camp together. In this camp two directorates will share there cultural, language, cuisine, religion and good practices with each other. Every single second we spent here in the camp; we will learn a lot. I have learnt about culture of North Eastern States AKA the Seven Sisters. I learn their language a little bit during this camp. They have performed their cultural activities like dance, songs. I am very happy because we are united with this camp. To make more interesting our all ANO sirs conducted dance and quiz competition. We have EXPA cadet program which is a part of EBSB.

5. Republic day parade (SVPC) 26/01/2023


6. C certificate Examination (Christ University, Hosur Road) 18/02/2023


7. B certificate examination (Christ University, Hosur Road) 04/03/2023

8. B cert examination (St Joseph's University, Bangalore) 19/03/2023


9. Firing Selections (Yelahanka) 20/04/2023

IDSSC CAMP. Firing training is a best Experience I got at first in my life.


10. Thal Sainik Camp selections (Parachute regiment training Centre) 15/05/2023

ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN CAMP: Obstacle course – In which the obstacles include 6-feet wall, zig-zag, double ditch, balancing, 3-feet bar, left bar, right bar, incline, etc. It is done after wearing full tactical gear with rifles. Firing – It consists of two types – Shooting (Grouping, Snap-shooting & Application). It is done with a standard .22 caliber rifle at the range of 25 meters & 50 meters. Map Reading – which includes working with a compass, service protractor & a map. Fieldcraft & battle craft. Tent pitching.etc.



11. World Environment day- Swachch Bharath Campaign (Kalyan Nagar) 05/06/2023

12. International Yoga day Location SVPC 21/06/2023

13. Thal Sainik Camp - I (Yelahanka) 21/06/2023


14. Army Attachment Camp (Madras Engineering Group and Center) 06/07/2023

Army attachment camps (AAC) are conducted by the NCC in collaboration with the Indian Army. In this camp, the cadets are trained in military tactics including day and night warfare and also get familiar with the weaponry. The first day of camp involves the inauguration and Officers will explain about the daily tasks of cadets and the schedule given to them. From the next day, camps are conducted as per the schedule with a lot of training like drill, theory, shooting, obstacle training and Cultural practices. Officers at camp will guide us how to handle weapons. They will Conduct the competitions after the cadets acquire basic knowledge in above training. They may include Drill competition, Best commander competition, Running (both marathon and short distance racing). Adventures like trekking may also be included in their schedule. During the course of the camp various games and competition are conducted to motivate the cadets and to inform the cadets about the functioning of Armed Forces. Attending camps are always a memorable experience, where we share the different life experiences of other cadets and also the days in camps always remain green in our lives. Camps always teach us unity, integrity and discipline. And also, they teach us how to tackle different situations which always comes handy our future.

15. Combined Annual training Camp - I (Yelahanka) 11/07/2023

The combined annual training camps are a part of NCC training as its main objective is to introduce the traits of regimental lifestyle among the fresh minds so that they get a glimpse of the army lifestyle and inculcate the traits of self-confidence, self-reliance, teamwork, dignity and discipline which are also a part of ideal personality. The camp was scheduled with a motto of delivering collective practical as well as theoretical knowledge. Under the direction of our C.O., ANO, & CTO, our camp operations begin at 0800 hrs, with a drill, March past exercises, the other half of the day is set for lectures which are focused on the functioning of Ncc, different arms and ammunition used.

16. Kargil Vijay Diwas (SVPC) 26/07/2023

Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on 26 July every year in honour of the Kargil War’s fighters. This day is celebrated all over India and in the national capital, New Delhi, where the Prime Minister of India pays homage to the soldiers at Amar Jawan Jyoti at the India Gate every year. Functions are also organized all over the country to commemorate the contributions of the Indian Armed Forces

17. Orientation programme for I SEM Students (SVPC) 26/07/2023


18. Independence Day Celebration (SVPC) 15/08/2023

 is observed in all Indian states and union territories. On the eve of Independence Day, the President of India delivers the “Address to the Nation”. On 15 August, the Prime Minister hoists the Indian flag on the ramparts of the historical site of Red Fort in Delhi. In his speech, the Prime Minister highlights the past year’s achievements, raises important issues and calls for further development. He pays tribute to the leaders of the Indian independence movement. The Indian national anthem, “Jana Gana Mana“, is sung. The speech is followed by a march past of divisions of the Indian Armed Forces and paramilitary forces. Parades and pageants showcase scenes from the independence struggle and India’s diverse cultural traditions. Similar events take place in state capitals where the Chief Ministers of individual states unfurl the national flag, followed by parades and pageants.

19. Rank Promotion, (SVPC) 15/08/2023

20. Vidai - Farewell party (SVPC) 15/08/2023


21. NCC selections for freshers (SVPC) 20/09/2023

22. Blood Donation Drive (SVPC) 20/09/2023

23. Special National Integration Camp (Indian Military Academy Attachment) 22/09/2023


24. Republic Day Camp selections (Manekshaw Parade Ground) 12/10/2023

For NCC cadets, Camps are the most exciting and meaningful part of training, wherein cadets get exposure to the merits of NCC. Camps are organized at various levels i.e. Unit, Group HQ, Directorate and Republic Day (RD) Camp. These Camps serve to motivate the young students. NCC must conduct the Camps in an ingenious, pragmatic, transparent, flawless and efficient manner at all levels. A large number of dignitaries visit NCC Republic Day Camp an annual event for the NCC Cadets held at HQ DG NCC Camp at Delhi Cantonment. During this Camp Inter Directorate Competitions are conducted which contribute towards the award of prestigious Republic Day Banner. For such a prestigious Camp, modalities for conduct of the competition are well defined.

25. Republic Day Camp selections (Army Service Corps Center) 18/10/2023

26. Combined Annual Training Camp - II (Yelahanka) 23/10/2023


27. Graduation Day (SVPC) 18/11/2023

28. Walkathon (Kamanahalli) 19/11/2023

29. Plantation Drive (SVPC) 22/11/2023

30. Social Responsibility Activity (Government Lower Public School) 22/11/2023

31. NCC Day DIY (SVPC) 26/11/2023


32. DDG, CO and AO Conference. (Mysore Road) 07/12/2023

33. Alumni Registrations 08/12/2023

34. Digital Forum Uploads 08/12/2023

Training Activities

1. Institutional Training

Institutional training conducted at Colleges and Schools is the mainstay of NCC training and is conducted by Associate NCC Officers and Armed Forces personnel. The syllabus comprises Common Subjects and Service Subjects in the ratio 70:30. While the Senior Wing/Division training is for three years and has 300 periods the Junior Wing/Division training is for two years and encompasses 240 periods of training. The training year is from 01 Apr to 31 March. Training schedules planned for cadets ensure that the optimum benefits of the organisation reach maximum number of cadets. Emphasis is on practical training. Case study method of instruction, wherever possible, is made to facilitate active participation and better assimilation.

Institutional training includes basic military training to the cadets as part of the curriculum and prepares them to join the Armed Forces. It is conducted with the following specific purpose:-

Firstly, to expose young cadets to a `regimental way of life’ which is essential to inculcate in them the values of discipline, duty, punctuality, orderliness, smartness, respect for the authorities, correct work ethos, and self- confidence.

Secondly, to generate interest in cadets by including and laying emphasis on those aspects of Institutional Training which attract young cadets into the NCC and provides them an element of thrill and excitement.

Thirdly, to inculcate Defence Services work ethos that is characterised by hard work, sincerity of purpose, honesty, ideal of selfless service, dignity of labour, secular outlook, comradeship, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship.

2. Camp Training

Camp training is the practical manifestation of institutional training. The basic aim of Camps is to introduce cadets to a regimented way of life and helps in developing camaraderie, team work, leadership qualities, self-confidence, self-reliance and dignity of labour in the cadets. The cadets are exposed to the excitement of camp life where they apply the theoretical knowledge that they had gained in Institutional Training. It is mandatory for Junior Division/ Junior Wing cadets to attend at least one camp and Senior Division/ Senior Wing cadets to attend a minimum of two camps during the period of their enrolment. NCC conducts over 1450 camps annually at an average frequency of more than 100 camps in a month. Each NCC Camp is structured for approximately 400 – 600 cadets with Instructional staff comprising three to four officers and 15-20 Associate NCC Officers (ANOs)/ Permanent Instructors (PI) Staff/ Whole Time Lady Officers (WTLOs)/ Girl Cadet Instructors (GCIs). More than 8 lakh cadets attend these camps each year. Republic Day camp is the acme of NCC training and is conducted in January every year. The various types of camps conducted by the NCC are as follows:-

Annual Training Camps/ Combined Annual Training Camps (ATC/CATC). These are held within the State under the aegis of respective NCC Directorates.

National Integration Camps (NIC)/ Special National Integration Camps (SNIC). National Integration Camps and Special National Integration Camps are conducted to make cadets understand and value the rich heritage of cultures that forge unity despite the diverse languages, traditions and religions of our country. These camps are conducted on an all India basis and help bridge the cultural gap among various states of India. 37 National Integration Camps are conducted every year. In addition, six Special NICs are conducted in the extremities of our country at Leh / Srinagar (J&K), Dimapur (North Eastern Region), Peddapuram (Kakinada), Badabagh (Jaisalmer), Lakshadweep and Port Blair.

Leadership Camps. Six Advance Leadership Camps (ALC), are conducted every year, which a total of 1350 cadets attend to focus on personality development, leadership skills and orientation for induction into the Armed Forces.

Thal Sainik Camp (TSC). Two TSCs are conducted at HQ DGCC Camp, Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt every year in Sep/Oct, one for SD/JD boys and other for SW/JW girls. 680 Boy and 680 Girl cadets take part in each camp.

3. Attachment Training

Cadets derive immense value through attachment to the Armed Forces Units where they experience the functioning of military units and life in armed forces units. Cadets of all wings go through a period of attachment with respective services of the Armed Forces as follows: 

Army Units. 440 officers and 20,000 cadets attend attachment training with regular army units annually.

Indian Military Academy/Officers Training Academy. 120 SD cadets undergo attachment training at Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and 48 SW cadets at Officers Training Academy, Chennai.

Military Hospital Attachment. 1000 SW cadets are attached with various Military Hospitals for 12 days.

4. Social Service and Community Development

Social Service activities are structured to inspire and encourage the cadets to participate voluntarily towards improvement of their physical and social environment and channelize their energies in the task of nation building. The social service and community development activities include Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Tree Plantation, Anti-Drug Rally, Cancer Awareness, Disaster Relief, Blood Donation, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, AIDS Awareness, Care for the Blind, Traffic Control and other similar relevant contemporary social issues. The objectives of Social Service are as follows:-

5. Adventure Based Learning.

6. Sports

NCC facilitates access to high potential sports like Football, Hockey and Shooting to talented cadets so as to hone their team and sports skills. NCC teams regularly participate and excel in National level events like Subroto Cup Football, Nehru Cup Hockey and National Shooting. NCC Cadets from all NCC Directorates actively participate in various sports activities at the National level as follows:-

7. Certification

On successful completion of the laid down syllabi, cadets of Junior Division/ Wing are eligible for ‘A’ certificate examination and cadets of Senior Division/Wing for ‘B’ & ‘C’ certificate examinations. These are open for the cadets who have attended requisite number of periods and camps during their training.

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