Foreign Delegations


Foreign Tours to SAARC countries

with a view to increasing international understanding and heighten awareness, the NCC has Youth Exchange Programmes with Youth Organizations/ NCC’s of 5 SAARC countries namely Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan. Selection procedure is , more transparence; ; prominence is given to Hermann Loss winning sergeants of the year. Cadets are selected Battalion level and nominated for interview at the headquarters.    
Selected cadets for tours are provided with all the requirements by the National cadet Corps.  These cadets are treated as special guest when they visit to such countries. They have the opportunity to pay calls on to the President, Prime Minister, Tri - Forces Commanders also they visit historical and cultural important places. Sri lankan Cadets visit to following ceremonies in SAARC countries.


  1. Indian Republic Day Camp is held in January every year. 02 x Officers and 12 x Cadets (6 x boys & 6 x Girls) are privileged to participate in the camp for a period of 15 days.
  2. Indian Shivaji trail Trek Camp is held in November 06 x cadets and 01 x Officer Participate in the vent.


  1. National Cadet Corps and Army Day celebrations Parade is held in the month of February in Kathmandu , Nepal. 20 x Cadets (10 x Girls & 10 x Boys) and 03 x Officers are invited every year to attend this grand ceremony.


  1. Maldivian NCC camp is held in November and on the invitation of Maldivian government, 02 x Officers and 04 x Cadets (02 x Boys & 02 x Girls) visit the country for a period of 10 days as distinguished guests from Sri Lanka.


  1. 03 x Officers and 10 x Cadets (05 x Boys & 05 x Girls) leave for Bangladesh to attend the Victory Day Parade held in Dhaka, Bangladesh is December every year.


  1. The High Commission of Pakistan extends invitation every year to 03 x Officers and 16 x Cadets (08 x Boys & 08 x Girls) to visit Pakistan as a good will visit.

In the same way Cadets from the above countries visit Sri Lanka to vitness the Herman Loos Challenge Trophy Parade annually. In addition to that they have the opportunity to pay calls on to the President, Prime Minister, Tri - Forces Commanders also they visit historical and cultural important places in Sri Lanka.


Training of the Trainer


Probationary Officers Course -Probationary OfficersCourse has been design to train newly enlisted Officers to National Cadet Corps who are selected from the Teachers of the government, semi government and private schools. Duration of this Course is 45 Days. The Training includes theoretical and practical military related matters and more importantly they will be enriched with knowledge to train School Cadets when they pass out and return to schools. During the period of training food, lodging, uniforms and medical facilities would be provided by the NCC under the supervision of the State Ministry of Defence. When the Probationary Period is over they are honored to hold a commission to be Second Lieutenant in the National Cadet Corps. In Addition to function as Platoon Commanders at school they have the privilege of joining mobilized Service attached to SL Army, Navy, Air Force, NCC, Ministry of Defence, Rehabilitation Department, Youth Corps, Civil Security Department according to their desire and render a yeomen service to the nation. from 2017 onwards they will undergo training at Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force Training School, Diyathalawa under the instructions of the Commandant SL Army Volunteer Force and the Director NCC.

Officers Training Course- Officers Training Course has been designed to refresh and improve the knowledge of the Officers who are appearing for their promotion examinations in the National Cadet Corps. All jounier Officers in the ranks belaw Majour will have to follow this course for their Promotions.












  • Training of the National Cadet Corps plans by the Staff of Training Branch in the Head Quarters and the Training Branch is under the supervision of the Brigadier Training. Cadet Traininng has been organized under several Categories and levels


  • School Level Training
  • Battalion Level Training
  • Provincial Level Training
  • Assessment Camps at Rantembe Training Centre
  • Final Assessment Camp Boys  selection of Best Platoon to award the Hermann Loos Trophy.
  • Final Assessment Camp Girls  selection of Best Platoon to award the De Soysa Trophy.
  • Final Assessment Camp Western Bands selection of Best Band Platoon to award the Island Best       Western Band.
  • Final Assessment Camp Eastern Bands selection of Best Band Platoon to award the Island Best Eastern Band.
  • Final Assessment camp selection of best Junior Boys and Girls platoons.


  • Comprehensive training for empowerment of youth to earn the right to lead.
  • Character building and competence development.
  • Similar to military training (Physical and mental) to groom the personality of youth.
  • Social awareness and service.
  • Cadet friendly curriculum eliciting involvement and obviation additional burden on students with instructors acting as facilitators for developing competencies and talents in an individualistic as well as team centered environment.
  • Innovative, interesting and safe-conduct of training with high degree of visibility to inspire youth, duly supported by appropriate training infrastructure and logistics support for boy and girl cadets.
  • Professional training by a pool of dedicated and competent trainers through a well-structured training of trainer programmes and refresher programmes for broad based expertise and to enhance trainer skills.
  • Progressive institutionalized training culminating in to camps / competitions / activities at the national level.
  • Offer a global perspective and exposure through youth exchange programmes.




    • To establish 500 x new Senior Cadet Platoons Island-wide and conduct cadet training.
    • National School
    • MMV
    • MV


    • To re-establish and function Junior Cadetting in 2017 after three and half decades.


    • To increase number of Cadet Trainees from 27,000 to 40,000 in Rantembe Training Centre.


    • 58 x newly recruited POs passed out after successful training at Diyatalawa for 45 Days.
    • ( 25 July 2017 to 09 September 2017).
    • Breakdown of POs.
    • Male Officers     -   52
      Female Officers -   06



    OBJECTIVE 1 (2018)

    • To establish 500 x new Senior Cadetting Platoons.


    OBJECTIVE 2 (2018)

    • To establish 500 x new Junior Cadetting Platoons.


    OBJECTIVE 3 (2018)

    • To maintain 40,000 x Cadets  to take part in Assessment Camps at Rantembe Training Centre.