NCC was established in 1948. The NCC units spread all over India have been doing an excellent job since their establishment. On various occasions cadets have served the nation even when their lives were in danger. The cadet strength of the company is 100. The NCC Company of Sahyadri Science College is designated as 2B/20 Company. The NCC Directorate has a well made syllabus that comprises, Drill, Weapon training, Leadership, civil defence, First aid, Hygiene & Sanitation, Community development, Human right, Adventure activity Ecology/nature awareness, self defense, Map reading (MP), Home nursing, Family welfare, General knowledge, Man management, Field craft and Battle craft (FC/BC), Social services activities (Blood donation, Anti dowry, Aids awareness, Area cleaning ) etc.
The 20 Kar.Batallion, Shimoga provides PI and Staff who are trained military personnel to impart the training. The battalion provides the training equipments and other facilities. In college campus various facilities are provided for carrying out, obstacle courses. There is a large parade ground in the college premises for importing training to the cadets.
The role of youth service is essential for the growth and development of the nation. NCC builds the leadership, personality and encourages the social activities among the cadets. The growth and development of nation or country depends on youth power.