The Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), is administered through the Director General of Militry Training, Army Headquarters, New Delhi. Originally called to the Prince of Wales Royal Indian Military College it was inaugurated on 13th March 1922 by his Royal Highness, Prince Edward VIII the Prince of Wales. RIMC has produced many leaders of the society, both military as well as civil which included four Chiefs of Army Staff, two Chiefs of the Air staff and one Chief of Naval Staff in India; one Commander-in-chief of the Army and two chief of the Air staff; scores of officers of General/Flag/Air rank, Commanding corps, fleets, wings and divisions and other distinguished appointments on both sides of the border. Besides, many high civilian dignitaries like Governors, Ambassadors, Ministers and Captains of industry have passed through RIMC’s.

The Rashtriya Indian Military College is an Inter Services Institute and a Category ‘A’ establishment of the Ministry of Defence alongside institutions like National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla, Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai, and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. The College provides public school education to young boys in the age group of 11 1/2 to 18 years specially selected through an All India competitive examination. A dedicated feeder to the National Defence Academy and the NAVAC Academy.The College aims to send maximum boys to the NDA/NAVAC. Hence it puts emphasis on complete education and all round personality development of the cadets. However in the event of a boy not joining the NDA due to any reason, the RIMC guarantees, through the five years of academic course, that he attains enough academic proficiency to get admission in any professional or any other college in the Country.

RIMC Admission 2020 – Exam Overview

Commonly Known As RIMC Examination
Conducting Authority Director General of Military Training
Mode of Exam Offline(Paper Based Test)
Conducted for Admission to RIMC in class VIII
Total Marks for written examination 450 (For class VIII (WRITTEN & INTERVIEW)
Selection Process Written test followed by a Viva Voice and medical exam
Number of Attempts Twice in a Year

RIMC Admission Eligibility Criteria:

Age limit  for RIMC Admission Eligibility Criteria for taking admission in RIMC as on March 2020 is as follows:

For class 8th, age should be between 11.5 to 13 years

RIMC Admission 2021 Dates

To get admission in RIMC, students must be aware of RIMC Entrance exam dates and application date. Check the RIMC admission dates below

RIMC Registration Dates

Events RIMC June Exam RIMC December Exam
RIMC Admission test 5th June 1st & 2nd December
RIMC Result 29th August 27th February
RIMC Interview 4th October 7th April
RIMC Final Result 15th November 6th May
Session Begins January 2021 July 2021


RIMC 2020 Exam Pattern:

The Examination comprises of:-

A. Written Examination The written part of the examination consists of three subjects i.e English (125 Marks), Mathematics (200 Marks), and General Knowledge (75 Marks). Maths and General knowledge papers may be answered either in Hindi or in English. To qualify, a candidate must obtain a minimum of 50 % marks in each subject.
B. Viva Voce The oral examination consists of a Viva Voce test of 50 marks, which is designed to assess a candidate’s intelligence, personality and confidence. The minimum passing marks will be 50%.
C. Medical Examination All the candidates, qualified after interview, will undergo a medical examination at selected Military Hospital and only those candidates found medically fit, will be considered for selection and admission to the RIMC. Medical Examination of the candidates forms only a part of the system of selection and does not guarantee the final selection.

RIMC Admission 2021-22 Exam Pattern for 8th Class will be a paper based Test. Class 8th exam will be held in Hindi & English.

RIMC Entrance Exam Pattern For Class 8th

S.No Subject

No of Questions & Marks/Ques

Total Marks

Duration (Minutes)

1 Maths




2 GK (SC & SST)




2 Language




4. Interview N/A 50 30

130 Questions



Registration Fee:

The Registration charge will be included in the selling price of the prospectus-sum-application forms at the following rates;-

  • General and Defence Category Rs 600/-
  •  SC/ST Rs 550/-

Procedure to fill the Application Form

The prospectus-cum-application form and booklet of old question papers can be obtained
1.  Online From the Official website :

2. The Application form can also be obtained from the Rashtriya Indian Military College, Garhi Cantt, Dehradun, Uttarakhand Pin Code 248003 through speed post by forwarding self addresed slip and an account payee Bank Demand Draft of Rs 600/- for general candidates Rs 555/- for ST/SC cadidates alongwith caste certifiacte. The Demand Draft will be made in favour of “THE COMMANDANT RIMC DEHRADUN”, BRANCH SBI TEL BHAWAN, DEHRADUN BANK CODE 01576, UTTARAKHAND . The address should be typed / written clearly in capital letters with pin code and contact number


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RIMC Entrance Exam Syllabus For Class VIII

Mathematics Syllabus For Class VIII

  • Squares and Square Roots
  • Cubes and Cube Roots
  • Rational Exponents and Radicals
  • Profit
  • Loss and Discount
  • Compound Interest
  • Algebraic Identities
  • Polynomials
  • The equation in one variable
  • Parallel lines
  • Quadrilaterals and special types of Quadrilaterals
  • Areas of plane figures-Triangle
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Circle
  • Circumference of Circle
  • Surface Areas and Volumes-Cylinder
  • Cone
  • Sphere & Solids
  • Statistics-Mean
  • Frequency table

English Syllabus For Class VIII

  • Spotting Errors
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Reported Speech
  • Clauses
  • Prepositions
  • Tenses
  • Articles
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Rearrange jumbled words into meaningful sentences
  • Adjective Forms
  • Adverb Forms
  • Comparative and Superlative Degrees
  • Question Tags and Framing sentences with the word

Science Syllabus For Class VIII

  • The Universe
  • Soil
  • Air
  • Transformation of substances
  • Structure of Atom
  • Metals and Non- metals
  • Carbon
  • The cell structure of function
  • Microorganisms
  • Refraction of light
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Friction
  • Sources of Energy
  • Common diseases
  • Food production and management of basic practices

Social Studies Syllabus For Class VIII

  • India and the Modern world
  • India in the 18 century
  • The rise and growth of British Rule in India
  • Administrative structure
  • Policies and impact of British rule
  • Revolt against British rule
  • British policies and administration in India after 1857
  • Changes in Economic life
  • Religion and Social reform movement
  • Cultural awakening
  • Struggle for Swaraj
  • National Movement from 1923-1939
  • Achievements of Independence
  • Indian constitution
  • Secularism
  • Parliament
  • Criminal Justice System
  • law and Social justice
  • Development issues
  • Globalization
  • United Nations- International agencies
  • Human rights
  • India and the United Nations
  • Foreign Policy of India, India and its neighbors
  • Natural Disasters – Earthquake
  • Volcanoes
  • Cyclone
  • Floods
  • Environmental degradation Resources
  • Types and Developments
  • Natural resources – Land
  • Soil
  • Water
  • Minerals
  • Energy
  • Plants and Wildlife
  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Human Resources


RIMC Class 8 Cutoff state wise list 

The Cutoff for the RIMC exam Ranges between 250 – 375 and varies as per the States. The Written exam score and Viva score are added together to get the Final Merit List. To Get the Detailed Cutoff Score of RIMC – Click Here