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NCC likely to be a subject in colleges under Gauhati varsity

Responding to the request of the NCC (National Cadet Corps) authority, the Gauhati University on Tuesday agreed to introduce NCC as a credit-based elective subject in the colleges under the varsity, said officials.

Gauhati University

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 July 2021 1:52 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: Responding to the request of the NCC (National Cadet Corps) authority, the Gauhati University on Tuesday agreed to introduce NCC as a credit-based elective subject in the colleges under the varsity, said officials.

Brig. Jogesh Talukdar, Group Commander, NCC, Guwahati, on Tuesday met Gauhati University Vice-Chancellor Pratap Jyoti Handique and discussed about the significance of NCC besides requesting him to include NCC as a credit-based elective subject in different colleges of Assam.

The Group Commander stated in an official statement that inclusion of NCC as an elective subject in the academic curriculum would bring about "revolutionary and paradigm shift in the opportunities for the students of the Northeast in joining the armed forces of the country".

"It will usher in nationalism, patriotism and a sense of social service to the student community. The Vice-Chancellor has agreed in principle to introduce NCC as an elective subject as soon as possible for the betterment of the student community of the northeast region," said the statement.

Talukdar further stated that it would also steer a sense of voluntary community service among the student community. (IANS)

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