RIMC – 2014

1. 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.
2. Applications are invited from boys for admission to the Rashtriya
Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun (UK) for
Jul 2014 Term which will be conducted at selected centres on 01(Sun)
and 02 (Mon) Dec 2013.
3. 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 Jul 2014, i.e., they should have
been born not earlier than 02 Jul 2001 and not later than
01 Jan 2003.
4. 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 Jul 2014.
5. 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
(Sun) Dec 2013 and General Knowledge
paper (1000-1100hrs) on 02 (Mon) Dec 2013.
(b) Viva Voce- The interview date shall be 04 (Fri) Apr 2014, and
interview will be held for only those candidates who
qualify in the written exam, Minimum pass marks in each paper
including interview will be 50% and the date,
venue for interview will be intimated to them by respective State
early Mar 2014. 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.
6. Examination Centres- Examination centres are generally located in
the state capitals or in cities/towns as per
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. The prospectus-cum-application form and booklet of old question
papers can be obtained either by:-
(a) Demand Draft The prospectus-cum-application form and booklet of
old question papers can be obtained by
registered post/ speed post by sending a written request with an
account payee bank demand draft of Rs. 400/- (for
Registered post) or Rs. 450/- (for Speed Post) for General Candidates
and Rs.355/- (for Registered post) or Rs. 405/-
(for Speed Post) for SC/ST candidates alonwith cast certificate. The
demand draft will be made in favour of
(BANK CODE-01576), UTTARAKHAND. The address should be TYPED / WRITTEN
with pin code and contact number. RIMC will NOT be responsible for any
postal delay or loss in transit of
prospectus caused by illegible or incomplete address.
(b) Challan To receive prospectus-cum-application form and booklet of
old question papers, a candidate has to pay
through challan which is available in RIMC website www.rimc.gov.in.
Please note challan downloaded from RIMC
website will only be acceptable.
Note: The application forms issued by RIMC only shall be valid.
Locally printed / Photocopied and form without RIMC
hologram (Seal) shall not be accepted.
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 the States, where their parents /guardians normally reside on
or before 10 OCT 2013. Kindly note the application forms
must be sent to the respective State Govts and not to the Rashtriya
Indian Military College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, else
the form will be invalid.