NCC - AIR FORCE
MOTTO OF NCC: UNITY AND DISCIPLINE
National Cadet Corps (NCC) Air wing, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, belongs to 1 (TN) Air Squadron NCC. With the blessings from our Founder Chancellor Col. Dr. JEPPIAAR., M.A., B.L., Ph.D., Air wing NCC was started in the year 2008 and it is functioning successfully under the excellent guidance of our Honorable Chancellor Dr. Mariazeena Johnson and our beloved Honorable President Dr. Marie Johnson. All the activities of the NCC and our entire programs receive the able guidance from Dr. S.S. Rau, Registrar.
Our NCC activities are executed with the strength of 50 Air Wing cadets headed by Associate NCC Officer Flying Officer V Jayaprakash. All our NCC activities are closely monitored by our Commanding Officer Wing Commander M Pargunan. 18 parades (105 Periods) are to be conducted every year, each parade consisting of 6 periods. Officers and Posted Instructional Staffs from 1 (TN) Air Sqn NCC are giving the training to our cadets with great enthusiasm and zeal. In addition to that Adventure, Social and Regular NCC activities are being carried out by our Associate NCC Officer and NCC Cadets.
BENEFITS OF JOINING AIR WING NCC:
WHY TO JOIN NCC? “AS A AIR WING NCC CADET YOU WILL”:
- Get air experience and learn to fly Microlight aircraft.
- Learn to design and fly aero models.
- Get a chance to represent Tamil Nadu in Inter Directorate Competitions and Republic day camp at Delhi.
- Be able to visit places, participate in national level camps, trekking, skiing & mountaineering and participate in nation building community services.
MERITS OF AIR WING ‘C’ CERTIFICATE:
- 10% Vacancies reserved for air wing NCC cadet in air force academy for flying branch.
- 100 Vacancies every year for NCC cadets in officers training academy (Army) Chennai.
- No AFCAT / UPSC written examination, direct SSB interview.
- Preference is given by various state Governments to the NCC ‘B’/’C’ certificate holders for recruitment in following departments: Police service, Transport department, Forest department, Excise department, etc., & other private multinational companies prefer NCC certificate holders for recruitments.
ACTIVITIES EXCLUSIVE FOR AIR WING NCC CADETS:
- Microlight-Flying : Cadets learn to fly aircraft
- Aero-Modeling : The art of making and flying miniature aircraft models
- Skeet-Shooting : Firing on flying target. Activity requires fast reflex and action.
COMPETITIONS IN AIR WING NCC:
1. Microlight Flying 2. Skeet Firing 3. Range Firing (.22”)
4. Aero Modeling 5. Drill 6. Tent Pitching
2018 - 2019
2017 - 2018
2016 - 2017
2015 - 2016
2014 - 2015