CBSE Class 10 National Cadet Corps Syllabus 2024-25 (PDF Download)

CBSE Class 10 National Cadet Corps Syllabus 2024-25


Class X (2024-25)  Max. Marks  70

Common Subject

Unit-1 : The NCC

Aim: To acquaint cadets with the aims and objectives of NCC
Scope: Introduction, aims, organization and general information about NCC
· Aims and Objectives of NCC
· Organization and Training and NCC Song
· Incentives of Joining NCC

Unit-2 : National Integration and Awareness

Aim: To inculcate sense of patriotism, secular values and motivate cadets to contribute towards nation building through national unity and social cohesion

Scope: The concepts of National Interests, Objectives and integration, Unity in diversity and cultural heritage of India

  • Freedom Struggle and Nationalist Movement in India
  • Unity in Diversity
  • Famous Leaders of India
  • Contribution of Youth to Nation Building

Unit-3 : Civil Affairs

Aim: To train Cadets to assist Civil administration in performance of selective duties during disasters

Scope: Basic information about civil defense organization and its duties, maintenance of essential services and providing assistance to civil administration in various types of emergencies during national disasters

  • Civil Defense Organization and its duties/ NDMA
  • Role of NCC during Natural Hazards/ Calamities
  • Fire Service and Fire Fighting

Unit-4 : Drill

Aim: To inculcate a sense of discipline, improve bearing, smartness, ant turnout and to develop the quality of immediate and implicit obedience to orders

Scope: All important basic aspects of drill including ceremonial drill, drill with arms and words of command Drill without Arms

  • General and Words of Command
  • Attention, Stand at Ease and Stand Easy, turning and inclining at the halt
  • Saluting at the halt
  • Getting on parade, dismissing and falling out
  • Turning on the march and wheeling
  • Individual word of command

Unit-5 : Weapon Training

Aim: To give elementary knowledge about rifles

Scope: Basic knowledge about rifle and firing

  • Characteristics of a rifle/rifle ammunition and its firepower
  • The lying position and Holding
  • Aiming, range and figure target
  • Trigger control and firing a shot
  • Range precautions and safety precautions
  • Short range firing

Unit-6 : Adventure Training

Aim: To inculcate a sense of adventure and develop confidence, courage and determination

Scope: To expose cadets to various adventure activities

  • Trekking including selection of route and administrative planning
  • Rock Climbing

Unit-7 : Personality Development and Leadership

Aim: To develop an all-round dynamic personality with adequate leadership traits to deal/ contribute effectively in all walks of life

Scope: Basic subjects of leadership with emphasis on self-awareness, life/soft skills, time management and character building

  • Introduction to Personality development
  • Factors influencing/ shaping personality: Physical, Social, Psychological and Philosophical
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Communication skills: group discussions/ lectures
  • Effects of leadership with historical examples
  • Problem solving skills
  • Interview Skills
  • Importance of group and team work
  • Effective use of time
  • Coping with stress/ emotions

Unit-8 : Social Awareness Community Development

Aim: To teach cadets the values and skills involved in providing voluntary Social Service

Scope: Understanding of social service and its needs, knowledge about the weaker sections of our society and their requirements, about NGOs and contribution of youth towards social welfare

  • Literacy enhancement and poverty alleviation
  • Contribution of youth towards social welfare
  • Civic responsibilities
  • Drug abuse and trafficking
  • Causes and prevention of HIV/AIDS, Role of Youth
  • Corruption
  • Social evils viz. dowry/ female foeticide/ child abuse and trafficking etc.
  • Traffic control organization and anti-drunken driving
  • Provisions of child Act

Unit-9: Health and Hygiene

Aim: To instill respect and responsibility towards personal health and hygiene

Scope: Basic information of the human body, maintenance of health and hygiene, sanitation, disease and an elementary knowledge of First Aid and Nursing

  • Structure and functioning of the human body
  • Infectious and contagious diseases and its prevention
  • Basics of first aid in common medical emergencies
  • Wounds and fractures
  • Introduction to yoga and exercise

Unit-10 : Environment Awareness and Conservation

Aim: To sensitize the cadets on natural resource conservation and protection of environment

Scope: Basic understanding of environment in general and waste management in particular, energy conservation, pollution control and wildlife conservation in particular

  • Natural resources – conservation and management
  • Water conservation and rain water harvesting
  • Waste management
  • Pollution control water, air, noise, soil

Specialized Subject (Army)

Unit-1: Armed Forces

Aim: To acquaint cadets with the Armed Forces

Scope: Introductory and general information about the Armed Forces

  • Basic organization of Armed Forces
  • Organization of the Army
  • Badges and Ranks
  • Honors and Awards
  • Modes of entry into Army

Unit-2: Military History

Aim: To provide knowledge of renowned Military Generals, PVCs and Indo-Pak Wars Scope: Introduction to biographies, famous Indian battles and gallantry awards

  • Indian Army War Heroes
  • Study of battles of Indo-Pak war 1965, 1971 and Kargil

Unit-3:Map Reading

Aim: To teach cadets elementary map reading

Scope: Basic understanding of map sheets and map reading instruments and development of capability to use them to carry out simple Map Reading

  • Introduction to types of Map sand conventional signs.
  • Topographical forms and technical terms
  • Cardinal points and Types of North
  • Types of bearings and use of service protractor

Unit-4 : Field Craft and Battle Craft

Aim: To teach cadets elementary field craft and battle craft

Scope: Basic field craft and battle craft

  • Introduction
  • Judging distance
  • Description of ground
  • Observation, camouflage and concealment
  • Field signals
  • Use of ground and movement
  • Selection of formations (Section formation)


Aim: To introduce cadets to the latest trends in the field of communications

Scope: Types of communications and future trends

  • Means of communication


Specialized Subject (Navy)

Unit-1: Naval Orientation

Aim: To impart training on Naval Organization.

Scope: History of Indian Naval Organizations, Rank structure, Indo-Pak War- 1971etc.

  • Rank Structure and Badges- PBOR to MCPO and Equivalent
  • Rank Structure and Badges- Officers and equivalent
  • Mode of entry into IN

Unit-2: Naval Communication

Aim: To impart basic knowledge of Naval Communication. 

Scope: Introduction to visual communication.

  • Semaphore, use of semaphore, introduction of various letter position, Reading of semaphore message,
  • Transmission of semaphore message


Aim: To impart basic knowledge about Seamanship.

Scope: Introduction to rigging, anchor work, parts of boats and accessories etc.

  • Rigging
  • Fundamentals of Steering- Steering orders, reports and alteration of course
  • Parts of a Sail- types of sails
  • Parts of Whaler and Oar- Pulling orders
  • Parts of a Cadet Class Dingy- sailing terms

Unit-4: Navigation

Aim: To impart basic knowledge to Naval Communication. 

Scope: Introduction to visual communication

  • Uses of Maps and Charts and its purpose
  • Instruments required for chart work
  • Markings on Chart, Light houses, buoys

Unit-5: Ship and Boat Modelling

Aim: To impart basic knowledge about Ship Modelling to cadets

Scope: Basic knowledge about reading of Diagrams and constriction of Ship Models

  • Practical Training on Static Models
  • Preparation of hull construction
  • Preparation of super structure


Specialized Subject (Air Force)

Unit-1 :Air Campaigns

Aim: To introduce Air Campaigns of Air Force

  • Indo-Pak War-1971
  • Operation Safe Sagar

Unit-2:Aircraft Recognition

Aim: To in traduce various aircrafts of the Air Force

Scope: Types, roles, variants of aircraft of the IAF

  • Fighters
  • Transport
  • Helicopters

Unit-3: Aero-modeling

Aim: To provide knowledge about Aero Modelling

Scope: History of aero modelling, materials used in different types of models

  • Materials used in Aero-modelling
  • Types of Aero-models
  • Flying/ Building of Aero-models


Aim: To give basic knowledge of Atmosphere

Scope: Use of basic knowledge of Atmosphere

  • Atmosphere


Aim: To give basic knowledge of Air Navigation

Scope: Use of Maps and fundamentals of Map Reading from the air

  • Maps

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