National Cadet Corps (NCC)

  • NCC is offered as one of the compulsory co-curricular activities for students admitted from 2009-10.
  • The senior division (SD) R&V Sqn NCC unit of Madras Veterinary College consisting of two companies commanded by Associate NCC Officer is attached to 1 (TN) Remount and Veterinary Squadron.
  • Presently, the unit is functioning with 160 cadets (87 SD boy cadets and 73 SW girl cadets)
  • The cadets are trained in various basic military training like drill, weapon training, field training, map reading, self defense, first aid, hygiene and sanitation and leadership. Under special core training, the cadets are trained in equestrian skill and mastery in horsemanship.
  • Ninety-nine students successfully completed the Cadre camp - 2021 organized by 1 (TN) R&V Sqn NCC unit of Group Madras “A” Group. A total of 54 students from 2019-20 batch and 35 students from 2020-21 batch were qualified the “B” and “C” certificate examinations respectively, held in the month of March 2021.

Objectives of NCC

  • To impart the basic military training includes Weapon training
  • To impart drill training
  • To learn about basic Equitation training
  • To learn about basic Physical fitness training
  • To learn about importance of yoga

NCC activities

Regular NCC activities

  • International yoga day celebration
  • NCC day celebration
  • Constitution day celebration
  • National youth day celebration
  • Rabies day

Social Service and Community Development Activities

  • Blood donation camp
  • Rally/Campaign to create awareness among public regarding importance of helmet, Vaccination, pollution by singly use plastic, Hygienic water supply, General Health management, Child abuse and disaster management
  • Various motivational programme being conducted then there
  • Motor cycle expedition
  • Black cat rally

NCC Camps

  • Army attachment camp
  • Basic leadership camp
  • EBSB- National integration camp
  • Trekking camp
  • Republic day camp
  • Tal salami camp
  • NCC Cadre camp
  • Advance leadership camp

NCC Program officers

  • Dr. G. Elayaraja, Associate NCC Officer Lt. and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Veterinary Microbiology

National Service Scheme (NSS)

  • NSS is offered as one of the compulsory co-curricular activities for students admitted from 2009-10. Around 400 students have enrolled in NSS units.
  • The NSS units regularly conduct camps mainly aimed at Swatch Bharath, tree plantation, blood donation, animal welfare, preparation of value-added products, nature awareness programmes and on such other themes. Regular camps are organized by the NSS units in various places in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts
  • The units have adopted six villages in Thiruvallur district and served significantly by conducting special camps and awareness programmes on animal production, health and various social issues on World Veterinary Day, World Zoonoses Day, World and National Milk day and World Environment day during the year 2020-22.


  • The NSS Unit of Madras Veterinary College aims to instil the idea of social welfare among students, and to provide service to society without bias
  • It helps to improve the personality of students and make them socially responsible
  • It includes the moral value and ethics that everyone should contribute for the improvement of society

NSS Program officers

  • Dr. S. Rangasamy, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Veterinary Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Dr. A. Elamurugan, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Veterinary Microbiology