5 Schools ; Chail (HP) , Ajmer & Dholpur (Rajasthan) , Belgaum & Bangalore (Karnataka)
Admission In
Admission in
Class 6 & Class 9
Admission Cycle
Admission cycle
Once a year (April)
Once a year (December)
Rs. 12,000 to Rs. 51,000/- per year (depending on the category)
70%(wards of JCOs/OR), 30%(wards of Officers & Civilians)
RIMC Alert
Next Exam
23rd January 2022

About the school

There are 5 Rashtriya Military Schools in India. These are fully residential premier institutions , administrated by the Directorate General of Miltary Training, classified as Category ‘A’ establishment. These are public schools with best of facilities, affiliated to the CBSE board. The fee for these schools is highly subsidised and borne by Ministry of Defence, government of India.

These schools were established in 1930s. Admission to RMS is on the basis of an All India Written Exam, Interview and a medical test.

Recent updates : 

  1. The exam cycle for academic session 2021-22 was delayed by a year because of the pandemic.
  2. Girls are now eligible to apply to RMS from academic session 2022-23.

Basis of admission

There is a common entrance test (CET) conducted at a national level generally in the month of December.

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Who can apply?

For Class 6 : Boys & Girls between 10 to 12 years of age, at the time of admission, generally 31st March of the admission year.
For Class 9 : Only Boys who are in class 8 or passed 8 , between 13 to 15 years of age, at the time of admission, generally 31st March of the admission year.

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How to apply

It is an Online application process where the entire application form and the fee is submitted online. Admit cards are also downloaded online. The application process is made online from the year 2021.

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