Foundation Course in NCC – Part I – Revised FYBFM Syllabus 2016

Foundation Course in NCC – Part I – Revised FYBFM Syllabus 2016

Modules at a Glance

Sr. No. Modules No. of Lectures
 1  Introduction to NCC, National Integration & Awareness  10
 2  Drill: Foot Drill  10
 3  Adventure Training, Environment Awareness and Conservation  10
 4  Personality Development and Leadership  10
 5  Specialized Subject: Army/ Navy/ Air  05
 Total  45

Foundation Course in NCC – Part I – Syllabus Overview

Sr. No. Modules / Units
 1  Introduction to NCC, National Integration & Awareness
Desired outcome: The students will display sense of patriotism, secular values and shall be transformed into motivated youth who will contribute towards nation building through national unity and social cohesion.

• Genesis, Aims, Objectives of NCC & NCC Song
• Organisation& Training
• Incentives & Benefits
• Religions, Culture, Traditions and Customs of India
• National Integration: Importance and Necessity
• Freedom Struggle

 2  Drill: Foot Drill
Desired outcome: The students will demonstrate the sense of discipline, improve bearing, smartness, turnout, develop the quality of immediate and implicit obedience of orders, with good reflexes.

• General and Words of Command
• Attention, Stand at Ease and Stand Easy, Turning and Inclining at the Halt
• Sizing, Forming Up in Three Ranks and Numbering, Open and Close Order March and Dressing
• Saluting at the Halt, Getting On Parade, Dismissing and Falling Out
• Marching, Length of Pace and Time of Marching in Quick Time and Halt, Slow March and Halt
• Turning on the March and Wheeling.
• Saluting on the March.
• Formation of squad and Squad Drill.

 3  Adventure Training, Environment Awareness and Conservation
Adventure Training Desired outcome: The students will overcome fear & inculcate within them the sense of adventure , sportsmanship , espirit-d-corp and develop confidence , courage , determination, diligence and quest for excellence.

• Any Two such as – Obstacle course, Slithering, Trekking, Cycling, Rock Climbing, Para Sailing, Sailing,Scuba Diving etc. Environment Awareness and Conservation

Desired outcome: The student will be aware of the conservation of natural resources and protection of environment.

• Natural Resources – Conservation and Management
• Water Conservation and Rainwater Harvesting

 4  Personality Development and Leadership
Desired outcome: The student will develop an all-round personality with adequate leadership traits to deal / contribute effectively in life.

• Introduction to Personality Development
• Factors Influencing /Shaping Personality: Physical, Social, Physiological, Philosophical and Psychological
• Self Awareness Know yourself/ Insight
• Change Your Mind Set
• Communication Skills: Group Discussion / Lecturettes (Public Speaking)
• Leadership Traits
• Types of Leadership

 5  Specialized Subject: Army Or Navy Or Air
Desired outcome: The training shall instill patriotism, commitment and passion to serve the nation motivating the youth to join the defence forces.

It will also acquaint, expose & provide basic knowledge about armed, naval and air-force subjects

A. Armed Force

• Basic organisation of Armed Forces
• Organisation of Army
• Badges and Ranks

B. Introduction to Infantry and weapons and equipments

• Characteristics of 7.62mm SLR Rifle, Ammunition, Fire power, Stripping, Assembling and Cleaning

C. Military history

• Biographies of renowned Generals (Carriapa / Sam Manekshaw)
• Indian Army War Heroes- PVCs

D. Communication

• Types of Communications
• Characteristics of Wireless Technologies (Mobile, Wi-Fi etc.)


A. Naval orientation and service subjects

• History of the Indian Navy-Pre and Post Independence, Gallantry award winners

• Organization of Navy- NHQ, Commands, Fleets, Ships and shore establishments

• Types of Warships and their role

• Organization of Army and Air Force- Operational and Training commands

• Ranks of Officers and Sailors, Equivalent Ranks in the Three Services

B. Ship and Boat Modelling
• Principles of Ship Modelling

• Maintenance and Care of tools

C. Search and Rescue

• SAR Organization in the Indian ocean

D. Swimming

Floating for three minutes and Free style swimming for 50 meters


A. General Service Knowledge
• Development of Aviation
• History of IAF

B. Principles of Flight
• Introduction
• Laws of Motion
• Glossary of Terms.

C. Airmanship
• Introduction
• Airfield Layout
• Rules of the Air
• Circuit Procedure
• ATC/RT Procedures
• Aviation Medicine

D. Aero- Engines
• Introduction to Aero-engines

Reference books for subject: Foundation Course in NCC – Part I

Foundation Course in NCC – Part 1 : ~ 
• Cadet’s Hand book – Common subject..all wings, BY DG NCC, New Delhi.
• Cadet’s Hand book – Specialised Subjects, Army, Navy, Air-force, BY DG NCC, New Delhi.
• NCC OTA Precise, BY DG NCC, New Delhi.
• “AVAN” Model of Disaster Mang.,VinayakDalvie, Proceedings of Int. Conf. on Urban Plan. andEnvStrat& Challenges, Elphinstone College, Jan 2007.
• Humanistic Tradition of India,N.L.Gupta, Mohit Publication, New Delhi
• Social psychology, Baron & Byrne, Pearson Publication, 12th Edition self awareness know yourself /insight (110) Group & Individuals (374) Group discussion
• Chanakya’s 7 Secrets of Leadership, Radhakrishanan Pillai and D.Shivnandhan, Jaico
• Social Psychology: Understanding Human Interaction, Baron, Robert A., (302/BAR/BYR),7th Edition
• Seven Habits of Highly Effective People., Covey , Stephen
• The Habit of Winning., Iyer , Prakash, Penguin , India ; 2011
• The Goal, Goldratt , Eliyahu, The Northriver press ; 1994
• Freedom Struggle, Chandra Bipin, National Book Trust 1972
• Freedom of Religion and The Indian Judiciary, Bachal V.M. , ShubhadaSaraswat, (362P)
• India 1996- A Reference Annual Govt. of India
• SahaSoneri Pane, Vinayak D. Savarkar
• Environmental Biology and Toxicology, P.D. Sharma., Rastogi Publication
• Environmental Science, S.C. Santra, New Central Book Agency
• National Cadet Corps (India), Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe, Susan F. Henssonow, Betascript Publishing, 2011
• National Cadet Corps, Youth in Action (Google eBook), National Cadet Corps (India), Lancer Publishers, 2003
• Youth in Step: History of the National Cadet Corps, V. Longer, Lancer international, 1983 Original from the University of Michigan
• National Cadet Corps of India, Man Mohan Sharma, Vision Books, 1980 Original from the University of Michigan
• The National Cadet Corps Act, 1948, as Modify Up to the 1st July 1963, India, Government of India Press, 1963 (Military Law)
• Cadet Corps in India: Its Evolution and Impact, Satis Chandra Maikap, DarbariUdyog, 1979 Original from the University of California
• National Cadet Corps: 100 Years of Distinction, National Cadet Corps (Singapore), NCC
• The NCC, Singapore, National Cadet Corps Council, National Cadet Corps Council
• Grooming Tomorrow’s Leaders: National Cadet Corps, 1917-2006, R.S. Chhettri, Lancer Publishers, 2006
• National Civil Defence Cadet Corps, Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe, Susan F. Henssonow, Betascript Publishing, 2011
• Discovery of India, Jawaharlal Nehru
• Health and Hygiene, Manoj. J.S., Agra University Publication
• Yoga for Healing, Venkateswaran P.S., Bombay:- Jaico Publishing House 1989
• Yoga Illustrated, New Delhi, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, 1995
• Yoga Practice, 1972, Shivnande Swami, Mumbai:- D.B. Taraporewala 1972
• Yoga of Patanjali-1979, Yardi M.R., Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute- 1974
• Sustainable Development (An Alternative Paradigm), Satpathy , N., Karnavati Publications , Ahmedabad
• Global Partners for Sustainable Development, Pachauri R.K & Srivastava L., Tata Energy Research Institute, New Delhi ; 1994, 1998
• Ecology and the Politics of survival : Conflict over Natural Resources in India, Shiva , Vandana, Sage Publications , California , 1991


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