Shri. M. D. Shah Mahila College of Arts & Commerce

श्री एम. डी. शाह महिला महाविद्यालय कला आणि वाणिज्य

Recognised Under Section 2(f) & 12(B) of UGC ,
Affiliated to S. N. D. T. Women's University, Mumbai
Accredited 'A' Grade with CGPA- 3.04 (4th Cycle) by NAAC
IMC RBNQA - Performance Excellence Trophy

ISO 21001 : 2018 - Educational Organisation

ISO 50001 : 2018 - Energy Management System

ISO 14001 : 2015 - Environmental Management System



During First World War, the British’s created the University Corps with an aim for the second line of defense and also to have a large pool of trained youth available for employment in the Armed Forces. NCC in India was conceptualized and raised before independence, mainly with an aim to groom the youth, boys, and girls both, nurture them and channel their energy towards nation building by making them responsible citizens.

After independence, the present-day NCC came into existence on 16 Apr 1948, through the XXXI Act of Parliament. NCC was formally inaugurated on 15 Jul 1948. The Girls Division of the NCC was raised in Jul 1949. On 01 Apr 1950, Air Wing was raised, with one Air squadron each at Bombay and Kolkata. The Naval Wing of the NCC was raised in Jul 1952, thus completing the true representation of all services in the Corps.

Today, the NCC has an enrolled strength of more than 13.5 Lakhs cadets and it basically comprises of two divisions of all the three Services i.e., the Senior Division/ Senior Wing for boys/girls from colleges and the Junior Division/Junior Wing for boys /girls from schools. The Motto of NCC is Unity and Discipline‘.

Why one should join?

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is a youth development movement. It has enormous potential for nation-building. National Cadet Corps is a Tri-Services Organization, comprising the Army, Navy, and Air Force, and engaged in grooming the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens.

As kids and youngsters, many wish to join NCC and have the desire to serve the country. The NCC provides opportunities to the youth of the country for their all-round development with a sense of Duty, Commitment, Dedication, Discipline and Moral Values so that they become able leaders and useful citizens.

The NCC provides exposure to the cadets in a wide range of activities, with a distinct emphasis on Social Services, Discipline and Adventure Training.

The NCC is open to all regular students of schools and colleges on a voluntary basis.

The four cardinal principles NCC works on:
  • Obey with a smile.
  • Be punctual.
  • Work hard and without fuss.
  • Make no excuses and tell no lies


  1. To develop qualities of Character building, Comradeship, Discipline, Secular Outlook, Spirit of Adventure, Sportsmanship, Ideals of selfless service among the youth of the country.
  2. To provide a suitable environment to motivate oneself to take up a career in the Armed Forces.
  3. The NCC is a responsive, learning and continuously evolving organization. Its activity is guided by certain core values that we endeavor to instill among all ranks of the NCC.
These include the following: -
  1. A sense of patriotic commitment to encourage cadets to contribute to national development.
  2. Respect for diversities in religion, language, culture, ethnicity, lifestyle and habitat to instill a sense of national unity and social cohesion.
  3. Abiding commitment to learn and adhere to the norms and values enshrined in the Indian Constitution.
  4. Understanding the value of a just and impartial exercise of authority. 2
  5. Ability to participate in community development and other social programme.
  6. A healthy lifestyle free of substance abuse and other unhealthy practices.
  7. Sensitivity to the needs of poor and socially disadvantaged fellow citizens.
  8. Inculcating habits of restraint and self-awareness.
  9. Understanding the values of honesty, truthfulness, self-sacrifice, perseverance and hard work.
  10. Respect for knowledge, wisdom and the power of ideas.

Journey of our NCC Cell

2006 NCC was introduced in our college with 54 cadets under 5 Maharashtra Girls BN NCC.

Benefits of Joining NCC

We have already mentioned that joining NCC develops interpersonal skills of the students. NCC training helps students who want to join Indian Arm Forces but it’s not the compulsion to the trainee to join any part of Indian Army after completion of the training. Benefits of NCC also includes self-discipline and problem-solving skills.

The main benefits of NCC apart from personality developing skills, is the certificate you get. After completion of training and fulfilling other conditions like attendance etc., the candidate gets the certificate from the NCC. Based on the duration of the training, NCC offers three types of certificates. Here is the detail of the NCC certificates.

  • ‘A’ Certificate
  • ‘B’ Certificate
  • ‘C’ Certificate


2 - Senior under Officer.
1 - Junior Under Officer.
1 - Company Sargent Master.
1 - Company Quarter Master Sargent.

Accolades of NCC Unit of College

Champion College Award Twice was awarded by S.N.D.T. women’s University.

Twice voice chancellor Banner Winner.

Number of Cadets participated in Republic day Camp Delhi till date 6 cadet’s

Associate NCC Officer detailed for Republic Day Camp Central Duty Delhi Thrice.

Indian airline 2 Girls are joined.

15 Girls Join Maharashtra Police till now.

The number of Various national camps being attended by cadets like Rock climbing, national integration camp ect.

ANO has been awarded many times Best ANO State as well as National.

College regular conduct adventure Activities on College Campus.

Best Drill award winner.