SCOTTISH UNIVERSITIES' MISSION INSTITUTION

N.C.C

National Cadet Corps. (N.C.C.) has been the frontal Youth Organization of our nation. Since its initiation under the NCC Act 1948, the organization has been successfully achieving unity, discipline and leadership potential among the youth. The Institution is privileged to have two troops ; 442 and 629 Junior Division under the 5th Bengal Battalion N.C.C., Darjeeling. 
 
1.   NEW ENROLLMENT : 
 
Annual activities of The N.C.C. started with the new enrollment of 78 cadets making total authorized strength of 200 (100 in each troop). The new cadets were later on allotted their regimental numbers. 
 
2.   SOCIAL SERVICES :
 
Social Service activity is part of the training of N.C.C. under the commanding officer of 5th BN NCC and with the advice and active co-operation of the Principal and staff members of the school, various social service were organized within and without the social premises.
 
a. Blood Donation:
The 19 NCC Cadets donated blood which was organized by the Blood Bank, Sub - Divisional Hospital, Kalimpong under the supervision of Medical Officers, Dr. Gyaimit Lepcha on 17th March 2004 at S.U.M.Instituition, Kalimpong.
 
b.Tree Plantation:
On 6th July 2004 about 1000 saplings of different varieties were planted by the NCC cadets within the school compounds.
 
c.Adult Education:
As part of Social Service programme 40 cadets, 20 from each troop, under the adult education programme, taught some illiterate villagers by imperative basic ideas of reading and writing. For this venture essential equipments were supplied by the school.
 
3.   ANNUAL TRAINING CAMP : 
 
This is the most important part of NCC activity. In the camp cadets are given collective training with emphasis on development of qualities of leadership, confidence, discipline and spirit de corps. The cadets are given opportunity to ahve camp life and they are also selected for various competitions. 21 cadets attended the combined annual training camp from 9th July 2004 and 16 cadets from the 18th to 27th August 2004 held at Bagrakote. 
 
4.   "A" CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION : 
 
72 cadets passed the "A" Certificate Examination held at S.U.M.Institution, Kalimpong on 29th March 2004.
 
5.   BEST CADETS : 
 
Sgt. Navajit Thapa of Class X was adjudged the best Cadet of the year 2004 for his overall performance.
 
On the visit of Sedney Sneddon, Asia Secretary, Church of Scotland on 21st September 2004. The NCC cadets presented guard of honour followed by the march past. 
 
The classes of the lesson of drill, first aid, fire fighting, map reading and weapon training were held twice a week namely Tuesday and Saturday throughout the academic session