The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a youth-oriented program implemented by the Government of India in educational institutions, including colleges and universities. It aims to engage students in various community service activities and social initiatives, thereby fostering a sense of social responsibility, empathy, and citizenship among them. NSS encourages students to actively participate in various community service projects that address local societal issues. These projects can include health camps, environmental conservation, literacy programs, sanitation drives, and more. The goal is to contribute positively to the well-being of the community and create a positive impact. NSS provides students with opportunities to develop various skills, such as leadership, communication, teamwork, and problem-solving. Engaging in different types of community projects exposes students to real-world situations that require them to think creatively and work collaboratively. Participation in NSS can lead to personal growth and development. It also aims to instill a sense of civic responsibility and active citizenship in students. By involving them in community service activities, NSS encourages them to take an interest in the well-being of society and actively contribute to its improvement. NSS emphasizes values such as self-discipline, selflessness, and social harmony. Through its activities, the program promotes ethical behavior, respect for diversity, and a commitment to social justice. It brings together students from diverse backgrounds and encourages them to work together for a common cause. This promotes national integration and helps break down barriers based on religion, caste, ethnicity, etc.

            The total intake capacity of NSS Volunteers at Bengtol College NSS Unit is 100. Every year, 50 new Volunteers are selected from 3rd Semester students and the selection is done on the performance of 3 layer trial activities.

Aim: Personality development of students through Community Service.”

Motto: “Not Me, But You”

Selection Criteria:

  1. He/She must overcome three layer trail activities.
  2. He/She must be the student of B.A. 4th Semester.
  3. He/She must be a regular student.
  4. He/She should have the spirit of social work.
  5. He/She should be disciplined.
  6. He/She should be able to give extra time.


The broad objectives of NSS are to-

  • Understand the Community in which they work;
  • Understand themselves in relation to their community;
  • Identify the needs and problems of the community and involve them in problem solving process;
  • Develop among themselves a sense of Social and civic responsibility;
  • Utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and Community problems;
  • Develop competence required for group- living and sharing of responsibilities;
  • Gain skills in mobilizing community participation;
  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude;
  • Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disaster;
  • Practice national integration and social harmony.

Mr. Disco Mushahary, Asstt. Prof. Department of Education is the existing Programme officer of NSS Unit, Bengtol College.          

Contact No. : 8474089630

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