The National Cadet Corps is the Indian military cadet corps with its Headquarters at New Delhi, Delhi, India. It is open to school and college students on voluntary basis. National Cadet Corps is a Tri-Services Organization, comprising the Army, Navy and Air Force, engaged in grooming the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens. The National Cadet Corps in India 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.
A Senior Wing of NCC Navy with a sanctioned strength of 100 cadets was allotted for the first time to St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam during the academic year 2020-21. The sub-unit functions under the command of 7 Kerala Naval Unit NCC.
Out of the 124 applications received from the first year students of various UG programmes, 33 cadets were shortlisted to raise the first batch in November 2020.
Cadet Captain: LC. Aswathy V.S (II B.Sc Zoology)
Care Taker Officer: Mrs. Lissy Jose, Assistant Professor, Dept. of English