The National Cadet Corps (NCC) unit of Nirmala college, part of 18 (K) Battalion under Kottayam had its inception in Nirmala College in the year 1956 under the able leadership of Lt. Prof. Francis Xavier, who was one of the former Principals of our college. This unit was attached to the Army Wing senior division. There are currently 160 cadets in the unit.
The unit is lead by Abin Wilson of Physical Education Department. The present set of seniors assisting him are SU/O Ebin G Emmanuel, U/O Thomas Binson, U/O Rojin Joseph, U/O Eldho K.V and U/O Athira Sivan.
NCC Unit of Nirmala college has created opportunities for several cadets to participate in national level camps like Republic Day Camp and Thal Sainik Camp in the past years. The unit has succeeded in developing a sense of unity and discipline in the cadet.