About RIMC, Dehradun
The Rashtriya Indian Military College or RIMC, Dehradun was established on 13th March 1922 and was earlier known as Prince of Wales Royal Indian Military College. RIMC is one amongst the prestigious public schools for boys as it is an Inter Service Institute and a Category A establishment of the Ministry of Defence alongside institutions like National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla, Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai, and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. The students from RIMC have been given a great knowledge and therefore they have held the highest ranks in the Army, Navy and the Air Force of India.
History of RIMC, Dehradun
RIMC was established with the purpose of training and educating young boys to land up into the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, as a part of the Indianisation program of the officer cadre of the Indian Army. It was established by his Royal Highness, Prince Edward VIII the Prince of Wales.
RIMC Campus, Dehradun
The RIMC Campus is a heritage in itself. It is nestled in the foothills of the Shivalik Range in the Doon Valley. RIMC has some buildings built in Tudor Style, with some buildings being 100 years old. The campus seems as if it is a mini township, a mini India with 250 boys from all states. The spectacular buildings houses the cadets in dormitories, with a mess and dining hall; the study block has spacious class rooms and fully equipped laboratories with manned by professional faculty.
Admission Procedure in RIMC, Dehradun
Only 25 cadets are admitted every six months in RIMC. The candidates shouldn’t be less than 11 and a half years or more than 13 years of age as on (01) Jan and (01) July of the term they join. Admissions are available from class VIII only, before applying for the admission in RIMC the candidates should have passed or must be in class VII in a recognized school.
The application forms are to be submitted to the respected State Government. Candidates are selected on the basis of the All India Entrance Examination consisting of test papers in English (125 marks), Mathematics (200 marks) and General Knowledge (75 marks). To qualify minimum 50% marks are required in the written test. Successful candidates are called for a Viva-Voice Test (50 marks). Then a merit list is prepared and those who qualify are sent for medical examination. Those finally cleared are invited for joining.
RIMC is the only school/college that has Board examination twice in a year.
Contact Address of Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun for 2017 Admission and other Required Information.
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