NCC 51 Special Entry Scheme 2021 Official Notification

Indian Army has released the NCC 51 Special Entry Scheme notification. The online registration starts from 5 Oct 2021 till 3 Nov 2021. Candidates with NCC C certificate can apply for the NCC 51 Course which is going to commence from April 2022 at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai. All defence aspirants with NCC ‘C’ certificate can apply for the latest NCC Special Entry to join Indian Army as an officer.

The official notification states “Applications are invited from unmarried male and unmarried female (including Wards of Battle Casualties of Army Personnel), for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army.

Vacancies For NCC Special Entry Scheme 51st Course [Expected]

  • NCC Men: 50 (45 for General Category and 05 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Army personnel only)
  • NCC Women: 05 (04 for General Category and 01 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Army personnel only).

Eligibility for NCC Special Entry 51 Course

Age Limit

For NCC candidates (including wards of Battle Casualties) 19 to 25 years as on 01 Jan 2022 (born not earlier than 02 Jan 1997 and not later than 01 Jan 2003; both dates inclusive).

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Educational Qualification

Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years. Those studying in final year are also allowed to apply provided they have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first two/three years of three/four years degree course respectively. Such students will need to secure overall aggregate of minimum 50% marks in degree course if selected in interview, failing which their candidature will be CANCELLED.

Senior Division/Wing of NCC Qualification

Should have served for minimum two/three years (as applicable) in Senior Division/Wg of NCC.

NOTE: The eligibility criteria differs for Wards of Battle Casualties of Army Personnel

Important Dates for NCC Special Entry 51 Course

NCC 51 Notification Date5 October 2021
NCC 51 Last Date3 November 2021
NCC 51 Cut Off50 % aggregate marks in graduation or till pre-final year
NCC 51 TrainingApril 2022

How to Apply for NCC 51 Special Entry Scheme:

All the applicants need to apply through Online Mode. No NCC Special Entry Scheme Application Form will be provided offline as the entire application procedure has been made online. To apply for the NCC Special Entry Scheme 51st Course, you need to follow these steps:

  1. The Online applications will be available at
  2. Click on “Apply/Login” presence under Officers Entry section. Now Click on “Registration”.
  3. You will be displayed with important instructions that need to be followed during online application submission. Read the complete instruction and fill the form accordingly.
  4. After you have filled the form completely, you will be provided the PDF format of your Online Application.
  5. Keep the PDF application for future references. You don’t need to send any hard copy to Directorate General of Recruiting separately.

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Important Note for NCC Special Entry 2021 Army:

Candidates must note that they can appear for ONLY one of the Services Selection Board (SSB) interview, either SSC (NT)-115 Course (April 2022)/SSC (NT) (Women)-29 Course (April 2022) as CDSE candidate OR NCC (Spl) Entry-51 Course (April 2022). Candidates are required to give undertaking to this effect under the declaration part of the online application.

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