The NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME
, popularly known as N.S.S. is a noble
experiment in the academic framework. It inculcates the
spirit of voluntary work among the students and teachers
through sustained community interaction. It brings our
academic institutions closer to the society. It shows
how to combine knowledge and action to achieve results
which are desirable for community development.
Over the years NSS has emerged as the India's largest
student-youth movement in linkage with the community.
The department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government
of India and Ministry of Human Resource Development (New
Delhi) considers NSS as a priority programme and they
continuously review its progress in order to strengthen
The NSS volunteers are required to complete 120
hours of national service per academic year. They are
also required to complete one special camp for sustainable
national development for 10 days continuously
and 8 hours per day. Such volunteers after rendering 240
hours of National service, get certificate from the concerned
University. Such volunteers are also eligible for the
benefit of ten (10) Grace Marks Under Section 0.229-A-
of the University Act.
Preference is given in Public Service Commission to a
candidate who is holding such certificate for two years
of service in NSS and for attending the Y.F.S.D (i.e.
Youth for Sustainable Development) camp.
The motto of NSS is "Not Me, But You". It stands
for the following two ideals, (i) to forget and surrender
the self and (ii) to render selfless service to the entire
NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME,
S.N. Road , Mulund (West) , Mumbai 400080. Phone
: 25600017 lists its various NSS activities in www.mccmulund.com/nssreport.htm