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Ribbons and Insignia of Officer Cadets

Ribbons and Insignia for Officer Cadets and Day Scholars
The University initiated a programme to award ribbons and insignia to Officer Cadets from 2011.The aim of this project is to uplift the standard of the Officer Cadets, distinguish their achievements during the cadet period, excellent Officer Cadets and to motivate others to reach high performance beyond the call of duty in their tenure as cadets. This is suggested for the Day Scholars also (relevant field) from 2021.

Military Excellence
Awarded annually to Officer Cadets in each level for maintaining the highest average (above 70%) for military subjects

Academic Excellence
Awarded annually to Officer Cadets (Proposed for DS too) in each level for maintaining the highest average for academic subjects

Good conduct
Awarded annually to the Officer Cadets (Proposed for DS too) who demonstrate outstanding conduct throughout the year and exhibit the highest degree of loyalty and positive attitudes, outstanding personal appearance, capacity for responsibility, the highest personal and ethical standards, attributes of initiative, judgment and self-confidence and ranked in the top 15% of their intake. Further cadets should not have committed any chargeable offences in their cadet period.

Perfect Attendance
Awarded to Officer Cadets (Proposed for DS too) with no unexcused absence during each semester. It is evaluated depending on the frequency of absence due to reporting sick, medical category and other categories. They should maintain 90% of attendance in each semester.

Physical Fitness
Awarded annually to five Male O/Cdts and two Female O/Cdets who perform exceptionally well in the fittest cadet competition and to two male cadets and one female cadet who perform best swimming

Marksman
Awarded annually to O/Cdts who obtain 80% marks for firing.

Sportsman
Awarded to Officer Cadets (Proposed for DS too) who obtain medals in national level sports and colour recipients of KDU sports

Best Research Paper (proposed)
Awarded to Cadets& DS who has published a research paper in international research conference & equaling conference at Local as well as Overseas.