Rashtriya Indian Military College
The Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) is a public school for boys situated in the Doon Valley, Dehradun, India. The RIMC is a feeder institution for the National Defence Academy, Indian Naval Academy and subsequently the Indian Armed Forces.
The college offers the science stream only at the +2 level. However, to prepare cadets for the UPSC examination for entry into NDA, social sciences are also taught. After the term end examination, each cadet’s position in class is decided. Both curricular and extracurricular achievements of a term are recorded in his dossier. RIMC has sent 81% of cadets to NDA from each course (as compared to the national average which stands at 0.6%).
RIMC only admits the finest students from all over the whole country. 25 Cadets are admitted every six months. It conducts an admission process for admission in Class VIII. Candidates are males studying in Class VII and the age of the candidate must be between 11.5 and 13 years at the time of commencement of the term.
The written examination consists of a test paper consisting of three parts: English (125 Marks), Mathematics (200 Marks), and General Knowledge (75 marks). Candidates have to score at least 50% in each subject to qualify. Candidates are then shortlisted through the written test and called for Viva-Voce which is of 50 marks.