NCC to be an elective course for UG students in Odisha; committee formed

At present, NCC is mostly based on practical and field theory classes in colleges with one trained officer in Odisha.

Odisha makes NCC As Elective Course

The Odisha government has decided to introduce National Cadet Corps (NCC) as an elective subject for the under graduate students in 183 colleges of the state. NCC course will be included in the Plus 3 curriculum in Odisha from the 2023-24 academic session.

Vice Chairperson of State Council of Higher Education Council Ashoka Kumar Das said, “As NCC develops perspective and leadership qualities and is a good preparation for a value based living among students, the Odisha government has decided that the option of NCC will be given at UG level to all students as a generic elective option.”