The broad objectives of NSS are to :

Understand the commuity 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.

Utilise their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems.

Develop competence required for group-living and sharing of responsibilities.

Gain skills in mobilising community participation.

Aquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.

Develop capacity to meet emergencies and natural disasters.

Practice national integration and social harmony.