–Uttarakhand Himalaya Bureau-
Dehradun, 2 December. The Army Cadet College is an integral wing of the Indian Military Academy. The college was established with the aim to train and induct deserving soldiers into officer cadre. A total of 69 Cadets of the Army Cadet College (ACC) Wing graduated on 02 Dec 2022 and were conferred degrees by the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi during the presentation ceremony at the Chetwode Hall of the Indian Military Academy. The ceremony was presided over by Commandant, Indian Military Academy.
The Army Cadet College has a rich history of training select personnel from other ranks of all the three Services who display potential to become officers in the Indian Army.
After three years of training at the Army Cadet College, the Cadets of the graduating course will join the Indian Military Academy for one year for their Pre-Commissioning Training.
The Commandant, Indian Military Academy, in his convocation address, congratulated the Course for successfully completing their three years of rigorous training at the Army Cadet College Wing and having crossed this milestone in their professional career. He emphasised that the character, self discipline, courage, motivation, positive attitude & professional competence are pillars of the successful leader.
The Award Winners of 120th Army Cadet College Wing Course are as follows:-
Gold Medal : WCA PRABEEN KUMAR SINGH
Silver Medal : WCC ALOK SINGH
Bronze Medal : PCC MANISH GIRI
Commandant’s Silver Medals.
First in Service Subjects : WCA PRABEEN KUAMR SINGH
First in Humanities Stream : WCC ALOK SINGH
First in Science Stream : WCA PRABEEN KUMAR SINGH
On this occasion, Commandant, IMA, also awarded the Commandant’s Banner to NUBRA Company for being the Champion of Army Cadet College. The Banner is awarded to the Company, which excels in various competitions like Sports, Academics, Camps, Debates and Interior Economy. In the end, the Commandant complimented Brigadier Sameer Karol, Commander Army Cadet College Wing, and his team of instructors, Faculty Members for their diligent efforts in shaping the Cadets into potential officers. He also appreciated the stellar contribution being made by the ACC Wing in ongoing transformational efforts of IMA.