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India Revitalize National Defence College (NDC)

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NEW DELHI, 5 November 2020, (TON): India has increased 20 slots at its prestigious National Defence College (NDC). Armed Forces officers Tajikistan, Indonesia, Maldives, Uzbekistan and Philippines will onwards be attending NDU course.

NDC has planned to increase intake of foreign officers from 25 to 45. The current capacity of the institutions was 100 participants; including 75 reserved for Indian senior defence and civil services officers and 25 are for officers from foreign nations across the continents.

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar said during opening statement of the diamond jubilee of the institution that the NDC was inaugurated in 1960 with 21 participants and now these seats have been increased from 100 to 120 participants.  The seats are reserved for officers coming Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Philippines, Indonesia and Maldives and addition seats to 3 to Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh. The officer serving at NDU confirmed that 10 seats would be increased in 2021 and another 10 in 2022.

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