Jammu 18 May 2021: Central University of Jammu, recognising 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, thereby 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 meetings 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, Associate 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.