Details of RIMC entrance exam


Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun conducts entrance exam for admission to high school classes. The entrance exam includes three types of tests that is written, oral and medical. RIMC conducts entrance exam in the month of May- June every year. Admission to RIMC is provided only to boys who prepare to join defense services. The institute gives admission to 25 students in a batch.

Examination pattern

The examination consists of three types of test.

  • Written exam
  • Viva voce
  • Medical examination

The written examination comprises of three subjects that is English (125 marks), Mathematics (200 marks) and General Knowledge (75 marks). Medium of instruction for Mathematics and General Knowledge will be in English, Hindi or in Regional language. Candidates are required to obtain 50% marks in each subject to pass the written test.

Viva voce or the oral test is conducted for candidates who qualify the written examination. One can expect questions that check their intelligence, personality and self confidence in interview. Candidates who qualify the interview round will have to undergo a medical examination at selected military hospitals. Candidates who are found medically fit are eligible for selection. However, medical examination does not mean that the candidate has got finally selected, but it is only a part of the selection procedure.


Only boys can apply for admission. Candidates should have passed seventh standard at the time of admission. Candidates who have completed 11 years of age and not more than 13 years are eligible to apply.

Application process

The application form can be obtained only from the institute. The prospectus is available by sending a demand draft of Rs. 450/- in favor of Commandant, RIMC Dehradun – 248003 payable at State Bank of India TelBhawan, Dehradun. The candidates are required to write their self address to obtain the application form by mail or courier.

Candidates are required to send two copies of recent passport size photographs, birth certificate issued by the municipal corporation or panchayat, community certificate issued by the principal of the school, along with the application form. The fully filled application form should be sent to the respective state government according to the candidates’ place of domicile.

Examination centers for this exam will be state capitals and major towns in all states. Candidates can select the nearest center according to their convenience.



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One Response to “Details of RIMC entrance exam”

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    Surbhi Saraswat:

    How many seats are available in Jaipur for the examination?????