Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun announced notification for admission into Class VIII / 8th Class in the RIMC Dehradun for the academic year starting from the Term January 2013. The Entrance Examination will be held on 1st June 2012 and 2nd June 2012. The State Public Service Commission or concerned authorities will conduct an Entrance Examination for the purpose of short listing the candidates. Only 25 Cadets are admitted every six month in RIMC, Dehradun. The APPSC has released notification for selection of candidates from Andhra Pradesh. Other states also will release separate notifications and candidates need to apply in response to those notifications.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants should not be less than 11 years of age or they must not have attained the age of 13 years on 01 (January) and 01 (July) of the term they are going to join. Admissions will be held for Class VIII only. The applicants must be studying in Class VII or above in a recognized school at the time of joining. Candidates have to submit applications to respective State governments in response to the notifications issued by them.
Selection will be based on merit in All India Entrance Examination held twice a year. Generally each state will have one seat. But large states such as UP, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu West Bengal and Maharashtra which have up to 2 vacancies. The entrance exam will consist of a written examination with question papers in following subjects:
1. English : 125 marks
2. Mathematics : 200 marks
3. General Knowledge: 75 marks
Those qualified in written test will be called for Viva - Voce test. It will be for 50 marks. Those cleared this also will be sent for medical examinations before finalising the selection of the candidates. The colleges is best suited for those interested in joining Defence forces of India after completion of the education.
Application procedure: The prospectus and application for the RIMC Entrance Examination is available on payment of Rs. 350 in the form of DD drawn in favour of Commandant, RIMC, Dehradun. Application forms along with previous question papers of Entrance Examination can also be obtained from Additional Secretary, APPSC, Hyderabad. Last date for the receipt of filled in applications is 31st March 2012. More details of the RIMC are available on http://www.rimc.org/admission.html