- Red Circles- The Outer Red Circle on the formation sign symbolizes the blood of our martyrs of our great Liberation War.
- Black Circle- Black Inner Circle symbolizes the ink, the source of knowledge.
- Knowledge & Discipline- The motto of BNCC placed over the black circle.
- Golden Circle- Golden Circle represents the Shonar Bangla.
- Pyramid- The Pyramid in centre symbolizes with the struggles of life, going up is always difficult and challenging. Cadets should take lesson out of it.
- Colors of Pyramid- The tri coloured Pyramid represents the Army, Navy and Air which trains and grooms the BNCC cadets for future leadership.
- The Volunteers- The base and the basic of human are to serve as volunteer without any fear or favour . As such the sprit of BNCC is ‘The Volunteers’.
- Stars- Stars illuminate and enlighten others. As such cadets should be inspired and motivated to become a star in their dream career.
History of BNCC
After the establishment of Dhaka University (1921) the Corps initiated its activities under the provisions of the Indian Territorial Forces Act, 1923. Captain E. Groom was the first adjutant of the Corps, he imparted military training to 100 students and 16 teachers in November 1927. Later University Training Corps was officially founded in June 1928; in 1943, the name of the Corps was changed to University Officers Training Corps (UOTC). The members of this Corps took part in the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971, after independence, Bangladesh Cadet Corps comprising college students, and Junior Cadet Corps comprising junior students, were formed in addition to University Officers Training Corps. On 23 March 1979, University Officers Training Corps, Bangladesh Cadet Corps and Junior Cadet Corps were all merged to Bangladesh National Cadet Corps (BNCC). The Training Activities of BNCC Cadets are sub divided into Army, Navy and Air Wing. At present, its headquarters is located in Sector 6, Uttara Model Town, Dhaka-1230. There are three type of Cadets in BNCC and divided under two broad heads namely, Senior Division and Junior Division cadets. Senior division again has two categories of female and male cadets of various levels of education, the Bangladesh Government Cabinet approved a proposal to bring BNCC under a legal framework and department. The proposal was titled Bangladesh National Cadet Corps Act-2016, the separate department would be under the Ministry of Defense. Bangladesh Bangladesh National Cadet Corps has Youth Exchange Programme (YEP) with India, Singapore, Nepal, Maldives and Singapore. Every year total 56 BNCC Cadets get the opportunity to visit those Countries under YEP and equal no of foreign cadets also visit Bangladesh to join our Independence Day Celebration Programmes. The benefits of this programme have been widely acknowledged. By these visits cadet know each others’ culture, heritage and which help to develop strong bond between them.
Motto of BNCC
KNOWLEDGE & DISCIPLINE
Spirit of BNCC
Objective of BNCC
Train the students of Schools, Colleges and Universities in order to make good citizens who can render their services to the nation as organized and disciplined volunteers during peace and war.
Task & Responsibilities
Task and responsibilities of the cadets of BNCC.
To prepare to serve the nation during national emergency.
To render services to the distress citizens and the nation during man-made and natural disasters.
To act as an aid to the Armed Forces to safe guard the national integrity.
To undertake any responsibilities given by the government.