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Admission Procedure

Only 25 Cadets are admitted every six-months. Candidates should not be less than 11 years and six months of age or must not have attained the age of 13 years on (01 Jan) and (01 July) of the term they join. Admissions are made to Class VIII only. The Candidate must be studying in Class VII or above in a recognized school at the time of joining. Application forms are to be submitted to respective State governments. Candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in an All India Entrance Examination held twice a year comprising a written examination consisting of test papers in English (125 marks), Mathematics (200 marks) and General Knowledge (75 marks), successful candidates are called for Viva - Voce test (50 marks). A merit list is prepared and those who qualify are sent for medical examinations. Those finally cleared are invited to join up.

Destination

The College provides education on the lines of residential public schools principally for boys who desire to join the Defence forces of India. Those who do not succeed in this aim or decide against it are well qualified to join a college or professional institution on graduation from the RIMC. However, the College advises only those to apply who are interested in taking up the challenge of serving in the Defence forces of India.

Prospectus

The prospectus for the RIMC entrance examination with sample question papers is available at a payment of Rs. 490/- (by Demand Draft) to be sent in the favour of The Commandant, RIMC Dehradun - 248003

Age

The admission to the College is bi-annual i.e., in January and July each year. Candidates (boys only) should not be less than 11 years and 6 Months of age but must not have attained the age of 13 years on 01 January (for the term commencing January) and 01 July (for the term commencing July). The process for admission starts one year in advance.


Note:- The actual dates notified, from time to time, by the Government of India, in all the national/leading newspapers will be adhered to.

Education

Admissions are made to class I (equivalent to class VIII) only. The candidates should be studying in class VII in a recognized school at the time of admission to the RIMC. They should also be medically fit for entry to the College, in accordance with the Medical Standards Prescribed.


Entrance Examination

For admission into the College, candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in an All-India Examination held twice a year. The general standard of questions in the entrance examination is of class VII.
There are two sections for the entrance exam :-
A. Written :- The written part of the examination consists of a test paper in English (125 Marks), Mathematics (200 Marks), and General Knowledge (75 marks). Candidates can appear for the Mathematics test in Hindi or English Medium. General Knowledge can be answered in English and Hindi. To qualify, a candidate must obtain a minimum of 50 % Marks in each subject.
C. Oral (Viva Voce) :- The oral examination consists of a Viva Voce test of 50 marks, which is designed to assess a candidate's intelligence, personality and confidence.

Withdrawal

The candidate can be withdrawn at any time on the request by parent or by a decision of the college at the rate of Rs. 2,876/- Per Week for entire Stay at RIMC.

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