Rashtriya Military Schools are residential schools for boys of Defence personnel and ex-servicemen, in class VI to VII. Established as King George’s royal Indian military schools for the children of Defence personnel. In 1952, the schools were reorganized on the grounds of Public Schools and admissions were begun, taking the sons of Defence Service Officers and civilians.
Rashtriya Military Schools’ motto of ‘Sheelem Param Bhushanam’, meaning ‘the character is the highest virtue’, has been the core behind the education and training provided to the students.
The schools are essentially category ‘A’ establishment of the Army. They are administrated by the Directorate General of Military Training at IHQ of MOD (Army). The Central Governing Council (CGC), headed by the Defence Secretary, Ministry of Defence, GOI, is the apex body for these schools.
The Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun is situated at Garhi Village in Dehradun Cantonment.
Selected candidates will have to undergo medical exam at Military Hospitals as nominated by the Director-General of Medical Services prior to admission and only those found medically fit will be offered admission. The medical examination of the candidate forms merely as a part of the selection procedure and does not imply with the final selection.
With largely subsidized by the central government, in 2019, the fee is presently 42,400/- p.a. it may increase as per the time. At the time of admission a security deposit of 20,000/- is to be submitted, which is refundable at the time student pass out.
“I always wanted to be part of the Indian Defence to do something for my country, in fact my parents were also very about the same. Vikramaditya Academy has given me the opportunity to make my dream come true. All of the teachers and staff members are highly experienced and very supportive. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart”Rohit Kumar Student
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Academy. I would never forget the teachers who have taught me. They have not just taught me but actually have grown up me. I see myself as an officer since the very first day in joined the academy”.Sumit Rawat Student
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