LAKHIMPUR: National Cadet Corps (NCC), the largest uniformed youth organization in the world is a major contributor in the nation building. NCC offers basic military training to the cadets of schools and colleges. In NCC there are two categories in colleges. It is called Senior Division (for Boys) and Senior Wing (for Girls) while at schools it is Junior Division and Junior Wing respectively. The NCC has a two year of training cycle for junior cadets and three year of training for senior cadets. After two years of NCC training, the cadets of schools get 'A' Certificate and the Senior Division and Senior Wing get 'B' Certificate. After completing three years the cadets get 'C' Certificate exam.
These certificates are awarded after a written and practical exam. Only cadets with a minimum of 75% attendance are eligible to appear in these examinations. Further they have to attend minimum one camp to be eligible. These certificates make the NCC cadets eligible for a number of benefits. Concessions are granted to them in form of bonus marks by Central Armed Police Organizations, such as Assam Rifle BSF, CRPF etc to NCC C Certificate holders. They also get preference in admission for higher education as also State government jobs.
Every year there are approximately 150 cadets eligible for this exam in the districts of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji. The exam for these districts are organized at Lakhimpur Girls College by 72 Assam Girls Independent Company NCC. This year the exam was organized on Sunday under the leadership of Colonel J S Cheema, with the assistance of College NCC Officers Dr Subhanjali Das, Binita Saharia, Rajumoni Gogoi, Jonison Daulagajau, Swakshyar Sourav Talukdar and N/b Sub Laldinthara, Hav Nima Sangi, Hav Johny, Hav Akhil G, NK Sumer and GCI Sangita. All anti-COVID-19 precautions were observed before, during and after the exam. All cadets were screened for temperature and allowed entry after getting their hands sanitized and while wearing mask. Throughout the exam the complete persons present at the exam center were wearing masks.
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