Defence officers academy

Rastriya Military schools were established as King George’s Royal Indian Military schools to take care of the education of the sons of defence personnel. In 1952, the schools were reorganized on Public School lines and admissions were made open to the sons of Defence Service Officers and civilians. In 1954, the school became member of the Indian Public Schools Conference (IPSC) and continues to be an active member till date. The schools were renamed Military Schools in 1966 and its old motto, ‘Play the Game’ was replaced with ‘Sheelem Param Bhushanam’ which means Character is the Highest Virtue. On 25th Jun 2007, the schools got their present name “Rashtriya Military School”. 

There are total of five Rashtriya Military Schools (RMS) located at Chail in the Shimla Hills of Himachal Pradesh, Ajmer and Dholpur in Rajasthan, Belgaum and Bengaluru in Karnataka.

  In this blog, we will discuss the basic requirements and eligibility criteria for admissions in the RMS. Join, Defence Officers Academy, a premier defence institute of Dehradun institute dedicated for preparing students for RMS, RIMC, Sainik Schools along with all other defence exams.

Rashtriya Military Schools are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).English is the primary language of instruction in the schools. There are two terms in the academic year, which runs from April to March. Every school provides a science stream.Cadets attending Rashtriya Military Schools are prepared for the Central Board of Secondary Examination.

Class X All India Secondary School Examination.

Union Public Service Commission examination for admission to the National Defence Academy is the All-India Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XII).

RMS Entrance Exams age limits

For Class VI (Girls and Boys both)- 10-12 years

For Class IX (Girls and Boys both)- 13-15 years

Documents Required

  1. Student Photo
  2. Student Signature
  3. Student Aadhar Card

RMS Entrance Exam Pattern

The CET written examination for Class VI & Class IX will be fully Automated through Optical Mark Reader (OMR) based examination.

Education Qualification-

For admission to Class VI no prerequisite education is required. Before the date of admission to a Rashtriya Military School, the candidate must have graduated from Class VIII from a government- or recognized-school. However, pupils in Class V and Class VIII are qualified to take the relevant entrance exam. Additionally, it would be ideal if they were fluent in English, as that is the language of instruction at Rashtriya Military Schools.

Syllabus :

Written test will generally be of Class V standard for Class VI admission and Class VIII standard for Class IX admission. Medium of Question Paper in Entrance exam is English or Hindi for Class VI and only English for Class IX.


Candidates who perform well on the written test and are called for an interview will do so at one of the Rashtriya Military Schools. Before determining the final merit, the marks from the interview will be added to the result of the written test. No travel expenses or other reimbursements are permitted in connection with trips made for the interview or the Common Entrance Test.

Final Selection: Candidates who have been chosen in order of merit based on their cumulative scores in both the admission test and the interview will be admitted to various Rashtriya Military Schools based on openings, medical fitness, and in accordance with the rules for reservations established for different categories. The school to which qualified candidates will be assigned will be determined solely by their merit and the openings in the school.

Defence Officers Academy is a premier institute for RIMC, RMS & SAINIK SCHOOL exams in Dehradun.

The institute prepares the aspirants in 3 different platforms for these exams.

1. Offline Classes: The most preferred platform is the OFFLINE CLASSES where excellent monitoring of a student is done by us and a proper follow-up is done by a student. This leads to excellent growth of a student in his overall academics and personality.

2. Live Classes for RIMC: The second most preferred platform is the #LIVE Classes where one to one monitoring is possible with proper follow-up of a student. A complimentary online course is provided to a student so that proper practice and revision can be done in the free time.

3. Online Courses (Recorded videos): Last but not the least, the online courses have recorded videos prepared by Suraj Sir which covers the complete syllabus and a student gets the complete course at one time and can prepare the lectures according to his time convenience. Doubts will be resolved through audio or video call.

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