The government manages the National Cadet Corps. It is a voluntary organization, which recruits cadets from high schools, colleges and universities all over India. The cadets are given basic military training in small arms and parades. The officers and cadets have no liability for active military service once they complete their course, but are given preference over normal candidates during selections based on the achievements in the corps.
Unity and Discipline
To develop qualities of character, courage, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship and the ideals of selfless service among the youth to make them useful citizens.
To create a human resource of organised, trained and motivated youth to provide leadership in all walks of life including the Armed Forces and be always available for the service of the nation.