opportunities for NCC Candidates

Opportunities for NCC Candidates:

There are some reserved posts for NCC certified candidates in Armed Forces for the post of officer. This requires candidates to be NCC certificate holder for NCC entry.

For NCC- C certification, candidate should have completed 3 years in NCC senior division. For certain exams, candidate must qualify written exam and SSB and for some exams only qualifying SSB is the necessary criteria.


  • Army:
  • IMA Dehradun: For Boys -19 posts. (NCC-C certification + UPSC written exam + SSB)
  • OTA Chennai: For Boys- 50 posts. For Girls- 4 posts. (NCC-C certification + SSB) without UPSC written exam.


  • Navy:

For Boys- 6 posts. (Only B.E. /B. Tech + NCC-C Navy wing C certification + SSB) without UPSC written exam.


  • Air Forces:
  • Flying Branch: [Permanent and Limited services]:

For Boys and Girls (NCC- Air wing C certification + SSB) can apply without AFCAT.

  • Flying Branch: [Limited services and Ground Duties]:

For Boys and Girls- 10% posts. (NCC- Air C certification + AFCAT written exam + SSB)


Posts are reserved for NCC candidates to join as a soldier in Defence Services as follows:

  • Navy: NCC- Navy wing certified candidates are given grace marks for entrance exam.

(A-certificate: 2 marks, B-certificate: 4 marks, C-certificate: 6marks)


  • Air Forces:

NCC-Air wing certified candidates given grace marks.

(A-certificate: 2 marks, B-certificate: 3 marks, C-certificate: 5 marks)


  • Army:

After qualifying written exam, candidates are given bonus marks (maximum 20) as follows:

Certificate Soldier (general duty)

(max.- 200 marks)

Soldier clerk/ store keeper, technical, soldier technical, soldier nursing assistant

(max.- 150 marks)


(max.- 200 marks)

NCC- A 5 marks 5 marks 5 marks
NCC- B 10 marks 10 marks 10 marks
NCC- C Skipped from  CEE 15 marks Skipped from CEE


NCC-C Skipped from CEE Skipped from CEE


Skipped from CEE
NCC-C player Skipped from CEE. Instead of PFT, PMT and medical test 100 marks 5 marks
Player National

/State level)

20 marks 20 marks 20 marks








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