NSS – National Service Scheme
At BITS Vizag , special efforts are put in to develop students personality through community services. NSS (National Service Scheme) at BITS is a voluntary association being run by students themselves under guidance from faculty members. One week long NSS camp is organized every year where students undertake various social welfare activities like Blood Donation Camp, Tree Plantation and awareness programs on drug de-addiction, AIDS, Swine-flu and campaign for saving water and cleanliness.
NCC – National Cadet Corps
The National Cadet Corps (India) was formed under NCC Act of 1948 and is open to school and college students on voluntary basis. The Cadets are given basic military training in small arms and parades. The motto of NCC is “Unity and Discipline”.
Aims of NCC: –
- To develop qualities of Character, Courage, Comradeship, Discipline, Leadership, Secular Outlook, Spirit of Adventure and the ideals of Selfless Service among the Youth of the country
- To Create a Human Resource of organized, trained and motivated youth, to provide leadership in all walks of life and be always available for the Service of the Nation.
- To Provide a Suitable Environment to Motivate the Youth to Take Up a Career in the Armed Forces.
Benefits of NCC
Various Incentives are provided by the central Government to Cadets with NCC ‘B’ & ‘C’
certificate holders for recruitment in the ranks in the Defense Forces.