The Central government has announced that it has decided to give National Cadet Corps (NCC) Certificate holders Bonus Marks indirect entry examinations for the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), as prevalent in Armed forces examinations. The move is to achieve the government's vision to increase participation of India's youth in NCC.
♦ The provision regarding this are:
1) NCC 'C' certificate holders will be given 5% of the maximum marks of the examination as bonus marks.
2) NCC 'B' certificate holders will be given 3% of the maximum marks of the examination as bonus marks.
3) NCC 'A' certificate holders will be given 2% of the maximum marks of the examination as bonus marks.
♦ The scheme awards bonus marks to NCC 'A' certificate. The award will be applicable in CAPF recruitment.
♦ Government of India urged all State governments to make similar provisions in the direct recruitment examination for their respective Police Forces in order to encourage NCC Certificate holders to join them.
♦ This decision aims to inspire youth to join NCC and ensure the availability of trained and disciplined youth to the CAPFs.