National Cadet Corps. A youth wing started back in 1948 with a motto of Unity and Discipline.
The NCC strives to be and is one of the greatest cohesive forces of the nation, bringing together the youth hailing from different parts of the country and molding them into united, secular, and disciplined citizens of the nation. NCC is an organization so big that it has over 15 lakh cadets all over India divided among 96 Headquarters and 814 battalions and squadrons. NCC provides an opportunity to experience those things/activities that no other organization can. NCC unit organizes various camps like Annual Training Camp, National Integration Camp, Trekking Camp, Annual Leadership Camp, Thal Sainik Camp, Chief Minister’s Rally, Prime Minister’s Rally, and Prestigious Republic Day Camp . It also inculcates many skills in cadets like public speaking, personality development, boosting confidence, concern towards the environment, etc. Also, if the aim is to join the Armed forces, then NCC gives a glimpse of life as a soldier.
Maitreyi NCC is proudly associated with the Army Wing under the 3 Delhi Girls Battalion (3DGBN), C group, Delhi Directorate. NCC is a three-year voluntary course with a vacancy of 160 cadets (Ist yr + IInd yr + IIIrd yr). The Institutional training of the cadets starts right after the day of joining which includes, drill and theory classes.
Maitreyi cadets are active participants in various events organized at the unit level. Activities are conducted on various important days that are in the interest of social welfare like World Environment Day, World Food Safety Day, Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking Day, Independence Day, International Yoga Day, Meri Maati Mera Desh, International Girls Child Day, No Tobacco Day, National Safe Motherhood Day etc.
Nishtha, the annual NCC fest is organized with great zeal and enthusiasm and witnesses overwhelming participation from Delhi University Colleges.
The NCC of Maitreyi College has always strived and will continue to maintain the legacy and excellence carried forward through the years. Creating a better youth of the country through its many facets like activities, camps, events, campaigns, institutional training, and working for the betterment of the country is what Maitreyi NCC fosters in its cadets.