Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun

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  • APPSC organises the examination for admission to Class VIII in the Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun every half year in February and August.
  • The actual admissions take place six months after the selection of candidates.
  • The supreme aim of the college is to nurture the minds of young candidates for the National Defence Academy Entrance Examination organised by UPSC.
  • One must keep in mind that cadets from the RIMC are not however admitted directly into the NDA They are required like all other candidates to qualify at the UPSC competitive examination and the Services Selection Board Interview.
  • Around 25 candidates are admitted every six months from all over India. From the state of Andhra Pradesh, Two vacancies are well reserved for the candidates.


Education: The candidates must be studying in Class VII or have passed Class VII from any well reputed School at the time of admission in RIMC

Age: The candidate should not be less than 11 years in age and must not be more than 13 years at the time of notification of exam.

Scheme of Examination

Written Examination: 400 marks

English: 125 marks

Mathematics: 200 marks

General Knowledge: 75 marks

Total: 400 marks

Interview: 50 Marks

  • The main aim of interview is to test the intelligence, personality etc, and not the proficiency in English language.
  • In case of the Written Examination, to get qualify a candidate must need to score atleast 50 % marks.
  • The paper in Mathematics must be answered either in Hindi or in English.
  • General Knowledge paper may be answered in Hindi, English or in any Regional Language.
  • The Candidates who passed the Written Examination plus the Interview, then need to undergo a Medical Examination at the selected Military Hospital and only those who are fit in medical terms will be ultimately selected.


The prospectus with the application form as well as sample question papers can be receive directly from RIMC Dehradun.

For getting the prospectus, Candidates need to send the demand draft of ₹ 175 drawn in the name of The Commandant, RIMC Dehradun-248003.

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