National Cadet Corps (NCC)
Boys Platoon
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli - 620 024
Tamil Nadu, India
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BDU Boys Platoon : Genesis

Bharathidasan University, National Cadet Corps (Boys Platoon), was started in November 2009 under the NCC unit of 3 (TN) Comp. Tech. Coy (3 Tamil Nadu Composite Technical Company) in Tiruchirappalli. The unit has a total sanctioned strength of 50 cadets. All the 50 cadets are provided with the regular theory and practical components of NCC’s training viz.., Parade, Weapon Training, Cycling, Yoga, Obstacles Training etc.., As a result, they have performed well in the ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate examinations. The unit functions vibrantly under the leadership of the Associate NCC officer of this platoon Lt. Dr. O. Kasinathan.


The training module includes Basic Drill, Rifle shooting, Physical fitness, map reading, First aid, Gliding/Flying, boat pulling, sailing and camp training covering basic of military training in Army, Navy and Air Force. This training is mostly carried out in schools and colleges by the cadets. In addition, depending upon the type of service, basic knowledge of that service is imparted to the cadets e.g gliding , powered flying for Air Wing cadets and boat pulling, sailing for Naval Wing cadets form part of institutional training. These activities comprise approximately 50% of the entire syllabus. This is the most important aspect of NCC Training and hence great emphasis on institutional training is to be given. State DDG’s to issue comprehensive instructions on organising the Institutional Training at Group / Unit level.