National Cadet Corps (NCC) – UPSC Prelims

National Cadet Corps (NCC):
  • The NCC was formed in 1948 on the recommendation of H. N. Kunzru Committee (1946).
  • NCC is the world’s largest uniformed youth volunteer service organization.
  • The NCC cadets undergo basic military training at various levels and as well as academic curriculum basics related to the Armed forces and their functioning.
  • Nodal Ministry:  The NCC falls under the purview of the Ministry of Defence and is headed by a Director-General of three-star military rank.