Brief History

24 (K) Bn NCC had its genesis from  23 (K) Bn NCC at Cherur on 21 Sep 64 and with the introduction of compulsory NCC trg, the Bn raised 10 SD Coys (200 each) and 10 JD (50 Cadets each). The Unit  was re-organised and re-named as 24 (K) Bn NCC during Mar 1978.  Unit mov to the present loc at  Peringavu, Trichur-08 on 10 Feb 2012.  The unit is loc at a distance of 5 Kms from Thrissur Rly Stn.  At present, this unit has 7 SD Coys and  13 JD Tps with 21 ANOs , 852 SD/SW cadets and 1250 JD/JW cadets.

From trg yr 2004 - 05 this bn has adopted the Mixed Bn Concept.  Accordingly, this Bn has been allotted a str of 644 SD cadets, 208 SW cadets, 1100 JD cadets and 150 JW cadets.  Thus the cadet strength of this Bn will be 852 SD/SW cadets and 1250 JD/JW cadets.  In order to cater for the trg of SW cadets, SW ANO from St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth has been appointed.