Other Activities

Besides receiving military and other types of training, the cadets are also involved in social work like serving distressed people and other nation building activities when it is required. The cadets observe various national and international days like International anti Narcotics Day, Ozone Day, Traffic Week, Hygiene and Sanitation Week,Cleanliness and Literacy Campaign etc. These activities are carried out in the form of rallies, motivation and staging cultural programmes that highlight the purpose. The cadets have participated in nation building and other social and national activities such as:

(1) Tree Plantation,

(2) Blood donation,

(3) Assisting fire fighting,

(4) Disaster relief operation including rehabilitation ,

(5) Relief distribution,

(6) Assisting in first aid, hygiene and sanitation etc.

Various Activities:

1. Community Dev & Social Activities,

2. Prelim Selective for commissioning in the Army Rect in the Army.

Training

A. Military Training. The military training syllabus accomplishes elementary knowledge on following subjects:
(1) Drill
(2) Weapon training
(3) Field craft and physical training
(4) Organization
(5) Minor tactics
(6) Military history
(7) Military science
(8) Unconventional warfare
(9) Map reading
(10) First aid, hygiene and sanitation
(11) Command and leadership

B. Regimental /Wing Training Exercise (RTE/WTE).
Besides the above-mentioned training, the cadets learn comradeship, customs and etiquette, obedience, tolerance and above all discipline in the annual training camp. The training helps them to be more active, diligent and punctual. The annual training camp also breaks the monotony from studies. Debates, sports and cultural competitions are also arranged in annual training camps.

C. Central Training Exercise (CTE).
This training is planned at HQ level. Cadets and earmarked teachers from all the Regiments and the Wings take part in this training. It is conducted at Bipail(BNCC Academy), Savar once a year preferably during winter under the arrangements of HQ BNCC.

D. Battalion/Flotilla/Squadron Training Exercise (BTE/FTE/STE).
To over-come short falls of the platoon level training, Capsule training is organized on an area basis under Battalion responsibility. Cadets irrespective of their institutions are grouped together in the camp area and a 7-10 days crush-training (residential) programme is conducted under the strict supervision of Battalion Commander and Adjutant.

E. Winter Collective Training.
BNCC cadets of senior division participate with the nearby Army Formation during their winter collective training for duration of two weeks.

F. Other Types of Training.
A cadet is also trained on other subjects that help him to build his confidence. These subjects include:
1)Leadership training,
2)Unarmed combat training,
3)Rappelling,
4)Sailing and Pulling course for the Naval cadets,
5)Fire Fighting and Civil Defence course,
6)Independent National Day Parade Training,
7)Advance Leadership Training,
8)First Aid Training,
9)Computer Training,
10)Small Arms Firing Training,
11)Band Platoon Training etc.

Cadet Ranks

1.Cadet under Officer (CUO)

2.Cadet Sargent

3.Cadet Corporal

4.Cadet Lance Corporal

5.Cadet

Incentives for Cadets

To motivate and employ in different areas, fewer incentives are provided to the cadets. The major incentives provided to the cadets are as follows:

1. Bonus Marks Through Military Science Subject.
Marks obtained above 50 are considered as bonus marks and maximum 10 bonus marks are added to their result. It affects the division/ class and also their position. Dhaka University allows additional 25 bonus marks, which affect their position also. Chittagong University allows additional CGPA .5 bonus marks for BNCC cadets. Adding bonus marks in other universities are under active consideration.

2. Adventure Training / Study Tour.
Different institutions with prior permission of HQ BNCC arrange adventure training/study tour. In such occasions, necessary expenses are borne from the BNCC fund of that institution.

3. Abroad Visit.
Under the youth exchange programme between Bangladesh-India, Bangladesh-Sri Lanka and Bangladesh-Maldives. our cadets visits these three countries every year. It has started since 1983, which is reciprocal arrangement.

4. Training Allowances.
Besides, the cadets get training allowances once they join in any training. Other than training allowances, they also receive daily allowances while on any activities in BNCC.

Enrolement of Cadets

Enrollment of cadets in BNCC is voluntary. Any institution having a BNCC platoon is required to maintain a BNCC fund separately. This fund is generally raised out of the nominal subscriptions of all students of that institution annually. The BNCC fund is utilized for the various contingencies of BNCC platoon of that institution.

Training of Cadets Yearly:

The training year of BNCC is divided as under:
a. April to November – Individual training.
b. December to January – Annual Training Camp by regiments and participation in Winter Collective Training.
c. February to March- Central Training Camp and National Day Parade.