Rashtriya Military Schools are English medium residential Public Schools run by the Ministry of Defence to impart quality education to the wards of defence personnel and civilians from Classes VI to XII. These Schools are the founding members of the Indian Public Schools’ Conference (IPSC). Established in the year 1925, these Schools are among the oldest Public Schools in India. There are 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. Cadets are admitted into Class VI & IX through a Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted under the aegis of the Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Army).
Common Entrance Test for admission to Class VI and IX is held in December and is automated OMR based in subjects mentioned under the head “ADMISSION TEST”. For admission to Class VI a candidate should not be less than 10 years and more than 12 years of age as on 31 March of the year of admission. For admission to Class IX a candidate should not be less than 13 years and more than 15 years of age as on 31 March of the year of admission. Admission into Classes VI and IX is on the basis of available vacancies. Parents/students should also note that all admissions are in the category of Boarders only. No day scholars are allowed. Admissions are exclusively for boys.
Age : Only boys aged between 10-12 years as on 31 March 2021 (born between 01 April 2009 to 31 March 2011, both days inclusive) for admission in Class VI and boys aged between 13-15 years as on 31 March 2021 (born between 01 April 2006 to 31 March 2008, both days inclusive) for admission in Class IX. Six months relaxation in upper age limit is permissible for wards of personnel Killed in Action. The Authority for Date of Birth will be a School Leaving Certificate obtained from the previous school of the candidate and countersigned by the District Education Officer. Certificates issued by Gram Panchayat or any other local body are not acceptable. Any variation in the Date of Birth or any other particulars in the sheet role and the School Leaving Certificate will render the candidature of the child null and void.
Admission Test : The CET written examination for Class VI & Class IX will be fully Automated through Optical Mark
Reader (OMR) based examination and scheme of marking for these papers will be as given on the right side