By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 31 May: A total of 65 Cadets of the Army Cadet College (ACC) Wing graduated here, today, and were awarded degrees during the presentation ceremony at the renowned Khetarpal Auditorium of the Indian Military Academy. Amongst the 65 Cadets, 29 are from the Science Stream and 36, the Humanities Stream. These degrees were conferred on the Cadets by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
The ceremony was presided over by Lt Gen SK Jha, Commandant, Indian Military Academy. The Army Cadet College has a rich history of training selected personnel from other ranks of all the three Services who have the potential to become officers in the Indian Army. After three years of training at the Army Cadet College, the graduated course will join the Indian Military Academy for one year for Pre-Commissioning Training.
Dr Naveen Kumar, the Principal of the Army Cadet College Wing, while presenting the College Report, highlighted the high standards and commendable academic performance shown by the Cadets of the graduating course. The Commandant, Indian Military Academy, in his convocation address, congratulated the Course for successfully completing their challenging three years of training at the Army Cadet College Wing.
The Award Winners of 113 Army Cadet College Wing Course are:
COAS Medals – Gold Medal, WCA Gautam; Silver Medal, WCQM, Ajit Singh Katal; Bronze Medal, WCC Lakshman Das.
The Commandant’s Silver Medals were awarded to: First in Service Subjects, WCA Gautam; First in Humanities Stream, CQMS Chandan Kumar; First in Science Stream, WCA Gautam.
Lt Gen SK Jha also awarded the Commandant’s Banner to the Champion Company of Army Cadet College, Kargil Company, for this term. The Banner is awarded to the Company that excels in various competitions like Sports, Academics, Camps, Debates and Interior Economy. The Commandant complimented Brig VM Chaudhari and his team of the Academic Department, and the Faculty Members, for their diligent efforts in shaping the Cadets into potential officers. He also congratulated the parents and spouses, and extended his felicitations to the future Gentlemen Cadets also.