CBSE Class 10 NCC Syllabus 2017-18

CBSE Class 10 NCC Syllabus 2017-18

Download latest cbse class 10 NCC syllabus for the session 2017-18. This year CBSE has changed the exam pattern. 49 marks for common subjects, 21 marks for special subjects (army, navy, air force) and30 marks for annual training camp. This year complete syllabus will be there in your final/annual exam. Each year cbse keep on issuing revised syllabus. Although the topics and textbooks remain same, the contents within vary year by year. Along with NCC syllabus for class 10 cbse has also issued the activities to be carried out and also enlists the learning objectives. That’s why it is strongly recommended to download new class 10 ncc syllabus 2017-18 this year and be on safe side.

Here we have presented the CBSE syllabus for NCC class 10 in the same format as released by CBSE, without any changes or editing from our side. Students are advised to download the class 10 cbse ncc syllabus for the session 2017-2018 even if they have the previous year syllabus because there is a lot of changes in the syllabus, question pattern and weightage of each chapter.

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CBSE NCC Syllabus for Class 10 Session 2017-18 

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NCC Syllabus for Class 10 Session: 2017-18


(Detailed Syllabus)

Total Marks: 49                           Total Periods: 83

Unit 1: The NCC     (01 Periods)
Aim: To acquaint cadets with the aims and objectives of NCC
Scope: Introduction, aims, organization and general information about NCC.
• Aims and Objectives of NCC.
• Organization and Training and NCC Song
• Incentives of Joining NCC
Unit 2: National Integration and Awareness   (08 Periods)
Aim: To inculcate sense of patriotism, secular values and motivate cadets to contribute
towards nation building through national unity and social cohesion.
Scope: The concepts of National Interests, Objectives and Integration, Unity in diversity
and cultural heritage of India.
• Religions, Culture, Traditions and Customs of India
• National Integration: Importance and Necessity
• Freedom Struggle and Nationalist Movement in India.
• Problems/ Challenges of National Integration.
• Unity in Diversity.
• Famous Leaders of India
• Images/ Slogans for National Integration
• Contribution of Youth in Nation Building
Unit 3: Disaster Management /Civil Affairs   (04 Periods)
Aim: To train Cadets to assist Civil Administration in performance of selective duties
dur-ing disasters.
Scope: Basic information about civil defence organization and its duties, maintenance
of essential services and providing assistance to civil administration in various types of
emergencies during national disasters
• Civil Defence Organisation and its duties/ NDMA
• Types of emergencies/ Natural Hazards
• Role of NCC during Natural Hazards/ Calamities
• Civil Administrative Set up at District/Taluk/Village
• Fire service and fire fighting
• Essential services and their maintenance
Unit 4: Drill    (21 Periods)
Aim: To inculcate a sense of discipline, improve bearing, smartness, and turnout and to
develop the quality of immediate and implicit obedience of orders.
Scope: All important basic aspects of drill including ceremonial drill, drill with arms and
words of command.
Drill without Arms
• General and Words of Command
• Attention, Stand at Ease and Stand Easy, turning and inclining at the halt
• Sizing, forming up in three ranks and numbering, open and close order march and
• Saluting at the halt,
• Getting on parade, dismissing and falling out
• Marching, Length of Pace and time of marching in quick time and halt, slow march
and halt
• Turning on the march and wheeling
• Saluting on the March
• Individual word of command
Unit 5: Weapon Training    (14 Periods)
Aim: To give elementary knowledge about rifles.
Scope: Basic Knowledge about rifle and firing.
• Characteristics of a rifle/ rifle ammunition and its fire power
• Stripping, assembling, care and cleaning and sight setting
• Loading, cocking and unloading
• The lying position and Holding
• Aiming, range and figure target
• Trigger control and firing a shot
• Range precautions and safety precautions
• Short range firing
Unit 6: Adventure Training   (04 Periods)
Aim: To inculcate a sense of adventure and develop confidence, courage and
Scope: To expose cadets to various adventure activities.
• Trekking including selection of route and administration planning
• Cycle expedition including selection of route and administration planning
• Rock climbing
Unit 7: Personality Development and Leadership   (14 Periods)
Aim: To develop an all-round dynamic personality with adequate leadership traits to
deal / contribute effectively in all walks of life.
Scope: Basic subjects of leadership with emphasis on self-awareness, life/soft skills,
time management and character building.
• Introduction to Personality development
• Factors influencing/shaping personality: Physical, Social, Psychological and philosophical
• Self Awareness – know yourself
• Critical and creative thinking
• Communication skills: group discussions/lectures
• Self confidence, courage &self conviction
• Effects of leadership with historical examples
• Problem solving skills
• Interview skills
• Importance of group and team work
• Effective use of time
• Coping with stress/emotions
• Sociability: social skills
• Characteristics of healthy personalities – ethics/values
Unit 8: Social Awareness Community Development   (7 Periods)
Aim: To teach cadets the values and skills involved in providing voluntary Social Service.
Scope: Understanding of social service and its needs, knowledge about the weaker
sections of our society and their requirements, about NGOs and contribution of youth
towards social welfare.
• Basics of Social service, and its needs
• Social/ Rural Development Projects: MNREGA, SGSY, NSAP etc.
• Literacy enhancement and poverty alleviation
• Contribution of youth towards social welfare
• Civic responsibilities
• Drug abuse and trafficking
• Causes and prevention of HIV/AIDS, Role of Youth
• Corruption
• Social evils viz. dowry/female foeticide/child abuse and trafficking etc.
• Traffic control organization and anti drunken driving
• Provisions of child act
Unit 9: Health and Hygiene   (07 Periods)
Aim: To instil respect and responsibility towards personal health and hygiene.
Scope: Basic information of the human body, maintenance of health, hygiene, sanitation,
disease and an elementary knowledge of First Aid and Nursing.
• Structure and functioning of the human body
• Hygiene and sanitation (Personal and Food Hygiene)
• Physical and mental health
• Infectious and contagious diseases and its prevention
• Basics of first aid in common medical emergencies
• Wounds and fractures
• Introduction to yoga and exercise
Unit 10: Environment Awareness and Conservation   (03 Periods)
Aim: To sensitise the cadets on natural resource conservation and protection of
Scope: Basic understanding of environment in general and waste management in
particular, energy conservation, pollution control and wildlife conservation in particular.
• Natural resources – conservation and management
• Water conservation and rain water harvesting
• Waste management
• Pollution control, water, air, noise, soil
• Wildlife conservation: projects in India


1.  ARMY

Total Marks: 21                                            Total Periods: 35

Unit 1: Armed Forces  (05 Periods)
Aim: To acquaint cadets with the Armed Forces
Scope: Introductory and general information about the Armed Forces
• Basic organization of Armed Forces
• Organization of the Army
• Badges and Ranks
• Honours and Awards
• Modes of entry into Army
• Fighting Arms
• Supporting Arms and Services
Unit 2: Military History  (05 Periods)
Aim: To provide knowledge of renowned Military Generals, PVCs and Indo-Pak Wars
Scope: Introduction to biographies, famous Indian battles and gallantry awards
• Biographies of renowned generals (Carriappa/ Manekshaw)
• Indian Army War Heroes
• Study of battles of indo Pak war 1965, 1971 and Kargil
• War movies
Unit 3: Map Reading   (11 Periods)
Aim: To teach cadets elementary map reading
Scope: Basic understanding of map sheets and map reading instruments and development
of capability to use them to carry out simple Map Reading
• Introduction to types of Maps and conventional signs.
• Scales and grid system
• Topographical forms and technical terms
• Relief, contours and gradients
• Cardinal points and Types of North
• Types of bearings and use of service protractor
Unit 4: Field Craft and Battle Craft   (11 Periods)
Aim: To teach cadets elementary field craft and battle craft
Scope: Basic field craft and battle craft
• Introduction
• Judging distance
• Description of ground
• Recognition, description and indication of land marks and targets
• Observation, camouflage and concealment
• Field signals
• Use of ground and movement
• Selection of formations
• Knots and Lashing
Unit 5: Communication    (03 Periods)
Aim: To introduce cadets to latest trends in the field of communications
Scope: Types of communications and future trends
• Importance of communication
• Means of communication


Total Marks: 21                            Total Periods: 35

Unit 1: Naval Orientation    (Periods 07)
Aim: To impart training on Naval Organisation.
Scope: History of Indian Naval Organizations, Rank structure, Indo-Pak War- 1971 etc.
• Indo Pak War -1971
• Rank Structure and Badges – PBOR to MCPO and Equivalent
• Rank Structure and Badges – Officers and equivalent
• Mode of entry into IN
Unit 2: Naval Communication   (Periods 04)
Aim: To impart basic knowledge to Naval Communication.
Scope: Introduction to visual communication.
• Semaphore, Use of semaphore, introduction of various letter position, Reading of
semaphore message, Transmission of semaphore message
• Introduction to radio telephony procedure
Unit 3: Seamanship   (Periods 12)
Aim: To impart basic knowledge about Seamanship.
Scope: Introduction to rigging, anchor work, parts of boats and accessories etc.
• Fundamentals of Steering – Steering orders, reports and alteration of course
• Parts of a Sail- types of sails
• Parts of Whaler and Oar- Pulling orders
• Parts of a Cadet Class Dingy- sailing terms
• Throwing a Heaving Line- Use of Heaving line on board
• Use of Boatswain Call (Piping)- Parts of Pipe
Unit 4: Navigation   (Periods 06)
Aim: To impart basic knowledge to Naval Communication.
Scope: Introduction to visual communication.
• Uses of Maps and Charts and its purpose
• Instruments required for chart work
• Markings on Chart, Light houses, buoys
• Introduction to Map reading and Navigation Aids to include GPS
Unit 5: Ship and Boat Modelling   (Periods 06)
Aim: To impart basic knowledge about Ship Modelling to cadets.
Scope: Basic knowledge about reading of Diagrams and constriction of Ship Models.
• Practical Training on Static Models
• Preparation of hull construction
• Preparation of super structure
• Chemical work and finishing of model
• Stability and Operation of model


Total Marks: 21                                  Total Periods: 35

Unit 1: Air Campaigns    (06 Periods)
Aim: To introduce Air Campaigns of Air Force
Scope: An overview of important campaigns
• Indo-Pak War-1971
• Operation Safed Sagar
• Motivational Movies
Unit 2: Aircraft Recognition    (03 Periods)
Aim: To introduce various aircrafts of the Air Force
Scope: Types, roles, variants of aircraft of the IAF
• Fighters
• Transport
• Helicopters.
Subject 3: Aero-modelling    (24 Periods)
Aim: To provide knowledge about Aero Modelling
Scope: Materials used in different types of models
• History of Aero-modelling
• Materials used in Aero-modelling
• Types of Aero-modelling
• Flying/Building of Aero-models
Unit 4: Atmosphere    (01 Periods)
Aim: To give basic knowledge of Atmosphere
Scope: Use of basic knowledge of Atmosphere
• Atmosphere
Subject 5: Maps   (01 Periods)
Aim: To give basic knowledge of Air Navigation
Scope: Use of Maps and fundamentals of Map Reading from the air


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