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Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) Entrance Examination 2015

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Mar-2015

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What is Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) Entrance Examination 2015?

 The Rashtriya Indian Military College is an Inter-Services Institution and a Category ‘A’ establishment of the Ministry of Defence. The College was established in 1922 with the primary aim of preparing the boys for entry into Defence Services and to provide quality all round education to young boys.

Applications are invited from boys for admission to the Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun (UK) for Jan 2016 Term which will be conducted at selected centres on 01(Mon) and 02 (Tues) Jun 2015.

Age Criteria- Candidates appearing for the above test should not be less than 11½ years in age but should not have attained the age of 13 years as on 01 Jan 2016, i.e., they should have been born not earlier than 02 Jan 2003 and not later than  01 Jul 2004.

Educational Qualifications- Candidates should either be studying in Class VII or passed Class VII from any recognized school at the time of admission to the RIMC, i.e. on 01 Jan 2016.

Scheme of Examination- The examination comprises of: -

(a) Written Examination- The written part of the examination will consist of three papers, namely, English (1000-1200hrs) and Mathematics (1400-1530hrs) shall be conducted on 01 (Mon) Jun 2015 and General Knowledge paper (1000-1100hrs) on 02 (Tues) Jun 2015. Minimum pass marks in each paper is 50%.

 (b) Viva Voce- The interview date shall be 06 (Tue) Oct 2015, and interview will be held for only those candidates who qualify in the written exam, Minimum pass marks in interview is 50% and the date, venue for interview will be intimated to them by respective State early by Sep 2015. Intelligence and personality of the candidates will be tested in the interview.

 (c) Medical Examination- The candidates finally selected after the viva-voce will undergo a medical examination at selected Military Hospitals and only those candidates found medically fit will be considered for selection and admission to the RIMC. The medical examination of the candidates forms only a part of the system of selection and does not imply the final selection.

Note: All candidates who qualify in the written test will be required to undergo a viva voce test in the sates of which they are domicile of irrespective of where they have given the written examination.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

 6. Examination Centres- Examination centres are generally located in the state capitals or in cities/towns as per advertised.

 7. Fee- Fees at RIMC is heavily subsidized by the Central Govt. The fee is presently Rs. 26,400/- per year. It may increase from time to time. At the time of entry a Security Deposit of Rs. 10,000/- is to be made. This is refunded when the boy passes out.  


8. Scholarships- Scholarships are granted by various state Govts to meritorious students. The amount of scholarships varies from state to state and is in between Rs. 10,000/- to Rs. 20,000/- per annum. Continuation of Scholarship once granted by the state is subject to merit, income and discipline of the cadet and his performance during the year.

 9.Procedure to Obtain Application Forms: The prospectus-cum-application form and booklet of old question papers can be obtained either by registered post/speed post by sending a written request with an account payee bank demand draft of Rs 430 (for Registered post) or Rs 480 (for Speed Post) for General Candidates and Rs 385 (for Registered post) or Rs 435 (for Speed Post) for SC/ST candidates. The demand draft will be made in favour of THE COMMANDANT RIMC DEHRADUN, DRAWEE BRANCH, STATE BANK OF INDIA. TEL BHAVAN, DEHRADUN, (BANK CODE-01576), UTTARAKHAND. The address should be TYPED / WRITTEN clearly in CAPITAL LETTERS with pin code and contact number.It can also be obtained by payment of challan/credit card/Debit card on the RIMC website.

RIMC will NOT be responsible for any postal delay or loss in transit of prospectus caused by illegible or incomplete address.

Note: Locally printed / Photocopied and without RIMC hologram (Seal) forms will be rejected.

10. Last Date- Applications in duplicate on prescribed form accompanied by documents to be attached with application form two passport size photographs, State Domicile Certificate, Birth Certificate (issued by Municipal Corporation/Gram Panchayat, SC, ST Certificate and Certificate from principal of the School in original with photograph on it attested stating date of birth and in which Class studying. Application forms should reach the respective Govts (as specified in the press note) of which their parents/guardians are domicile of by 31 March 2015. The wards of service personnels, Para Military Personnel and other central govt employees with transferable job may submit the application form in the state of domicile or the states where they are posted. However in order to verify the antecedents of such candidates, the State (where such candidates intend taking the written test) are free to ask for service certificates over and above the routine documentation. The states where the candidates appear must also satisfy themselves with respect to place of duty of the parent/guardian.

Kindly note the application forms must be sent to the respective State Govts and not to the Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.


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