May 18, 2021

Central University  of Jammu, recognizing the importance of NCC in shaping the youth of the country  has decided to  incorporate NCC as a ‘’General Elective Credit Course’’  under the Choice Based Credit System, in line with NEP 2020 from the upcoming academic session 2021-2022 of the University, with the objective of the harnessing the full potential of NCC’s capacity in youth development. 


NCC as a Credit  Course  is designed with an  intent to transform NCC training into a curricular activity  from extra – curricular activity, there by providing academic credits to students undergoing  NCC Training. Syllabus of NCC adopted  by Central University of Jammu for Senior Division will be covered in 300 periods over three year duration plus two  camps of 10 days each  for becoming eligible to appear in the  NCC ‘B’ and ‘C’ Certificate examinations. Central University of Jammu has set an example for other Academic institutes  of UT  for incorporating  the NCC as General Elective Subject.


After many mtgs between UGC, AICTE, ICAR with Min of Def and DGNCC it was communicated by UGC to all  state education departments and VCs of universities of the country to adopt NCC as general  elective subject. The NCC Cadets will definitively take advantage of this opportunity for better career prospects.


The present initiative is the outcome of series of meetings held  between Prof. Ashok  Aima,  Vice Chancellor of Central University of Jammu,  Group Commander  NCC Jammu, Brig  Satish Kumar  and Colonel Dharmendra Pandey, Commanding Officer of 4 J&K Bn NCC  Jammu. Dr. Pankaj  Mehta, Assocate NCC Officer of Central University of Jammu has put in a lot of   hard work and efforts for the incorporation of NCC as General Elective Credit  Course in University  course curriculum under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). 


 Maj Gen Ranjan Mahajan, SM ADG NCC Directorate JK&L who assumed appointment on 14 May 2021 has expressed his gratitude to the VC of  Central University of Jammu and is also looking forward for similar positive response  from other universities of UT of J&K and Ladakh.