Panaji: July 18, 2015 … The Rashtriya Indian Military College an Inter-Services Institution and a Category ‘A` establishment of the Ministry of Defence has invited applications from boys to the Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun (UK) for the July 2016 Term.

The entrance test for the same will be conducted at selected centres on December 1 and 2, 2015.

Candidates appearing for the above test should not be less than 11½ years in age and should not have attained the age of 13 years as on Jul 01, 2016, i.e., they should have been born not earlier than July 02 2003 and not later than January 01, 2005.

The candidates either should be studying in Class VII or passed Class VII from any recognized school at the time of admission to the RIMC, i.e. on July 01, 2016.

The examination will comprise of written exam consisting of three papers, namely, English (1000-1200hrs) and Mathematics (1400-1530hrs) which shall be conducted on December 01, 2015 and General Knowledge paper (1000-1100hrs) on December 02, 2015. The Minimum pass marks in each paper is 50%.

The oral interview will be held on April 05, 2016 for only those candidates who qualify in the written exam. The date, venue for interview will be intimated to them by respective State early by March 2016. Intelligence and personality of the candidates will be tested in the interview.

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.

The examination centre are generally located in the state capital or in cities/towns as advertised.

The fees at RIMC are heavily subsidized by the Central Government and is presently Rs.42, 400/- per year. It may increase from time to time. At the time of entry a Security Deposit of Rs. 20,000/- is to be made which is refunded when the candidate passes out.

Scholarships are granted by various state Governments 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.

The prospects-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.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 should be in favour of THE COMMANDANT RIMC DEHRADUN, DRAWEE BRANCH, STATE BANK OF INDIA, TEL BHAWAN, DEHRADUN, (BANK CODE-01576), UTTARAKHAND.

The address should be typed/written clearly in capital letters 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.

The application in duplicate on prescribed form accompanied by documents such as two passport size photographs, 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 should be attached with application form. The application form should reach the respective Government of which their parents/guardians are domicile of, by September 30, 2015.

The wards of service personnel, 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. Other than the above, states are to ensure that no other candidate must be allowed to appear for the written examination in a state other than which the candidate is domicile of.

The application forms must be sent to the Asstt. Director of Education, (Adm.III), Directorate of Education, Alto Porvorim, Bardez–Goa and not to the Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.


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