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Admission to Class-6 and Class 9 in RASHTRIYA MILITARY SCHOOLS

Application Form for Admission to Class-6 and Class-9 RMS  (RASHTRIYA MILITARY SCHOOLS)  Chail, Ajmer, Belgaum, Bengaluru, and Dholpur Academic Session 2021-2022



The aim of Rashtriya Military Schools is "to impart quality education and prepare the cadets to join the Defence Services". Rashtriya Military Schools are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The medium of instruction in the Schools is English. The academic year is from April to March and is divided into two terms. All Schools offer Science stream. Rashtriya Military Schools

prepare Cadets for the following examinations:-

(a) Central Board of Secondary Education

(i) All India Secondary School Examination (Class X).

(ii) All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XII)

(b) Union Public Service Commission Examination for admission to National Defence Academy.


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. Important dates for admission in Rashtriya Military Schools are as under:-

  • (a) Last date of submission of Application Formsfor Class VI &IX will be as perthe Notification being published 
  • (b) Date of Written Examination for Class VI &ClassIX to be intimated to all successfully registered candidates through registered Email IDs/ Mobile No.

The schools have reservation of seats in categories mentioned below:-
  • (a) 70% of seats are reserved for the wards of serving and retired JCOs/OR those in the Army, Navy and Air Force.
  • (b) 30% of seats are reserved for the wards of Officers & Civilians.
  • (c) 27%, 15% and 7.5% of the seats in each category (excluding Officer Category) are reserved for OBC Non-creamylayer, SC and ST candidates respectively.
  • (d) A total of 50 seats (Not more than 15 in either of the school) are earmarked for wards of personal killed in action.


Education Qualification: For admission to Class VI, no previous education qualification is mandatory. For admission in Class IX, the candidate should have passed Class VIII from a government/recognized school before the date of admission to a Rashtriya Military School. However, students studying in Class V and Class VIII are eligible to appear in the respective Entrance Test. They should also preferably know sufficient English which is the medium of instruction in Rashtriya Military Schools.

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 below :-






to qualify

(a) English



(Candidate is required to qualify in this

test. English Marks are not counted towards Merit)



(b) Intelligence Test



(c) Mathematics



(d) General Knowledge & Current Affairs



(e) Interview








to qualify

(a) Paper - 1





= 50 marks


= 20 marks

Social Science

= 30 marks

(b) Paper - 2





= 50 marks


= 50 marks

(c) Interview




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.

Interview: Those candidates who qualify in the written test and short-listed, will be called for the interview at one of the Rashtriya Military Schools. Marks of the interview will be added to the score of the written test before deciding the final merit. No traveling or other allowance is admissible in connection with the journeys undertaken for the Common Entrance Test or the interview.

Result: Merit list of successful candidates and the school allotment will be declared by IHQ of MoD (Army), DGMT/MT-15. No separate intimation will be sent to the unsuccessful candidates. However, the final result will be available on and on army Intranet.

Final Selection: Candidates  selected in order of merit on the basis of total marks secured by them in the admission test and the interview will be admitted to different Rashtriya Military Schools based on availability of vacancies, medical fitness and as per the reservations norms laid down for various categories. Qualified candidates will be allotted school purely on the basis of Merit and vacancy available in school.

Medical Fitness: All the candidates will be required to undergo medical fitness examination before admission to the Rashtriya Military Schools as per norms/criteria as specified in AFMSF-2 and only in the hospital he has mentioned in the Application Form. The medical examination will be carried out at only one of the listed hospitals mentioned under the head "LIST OF HOSPITALS FOR CONDUCT OF MEDICAL TEST". Candidate found medically unfit by the board of officers at listed hospitals will not be admitted. The candidate will also be required to remain medically fit during the course of his stay at Rashtriya Military School. The admission of the candidate will be provisional till Fitness certificate is received from the Hospital. NO CHANGE IN MEDICAL EXAM CENTRE WILL BE ALLOWED.


Tuition fee and caution money with respect to different categories is given below. SC and ST candidates are required to pay one fourth of the amount mentioned below :-



Tuition Fees

Caution Money

(per year)



OR & their equivalents in the Navy and IAF (including Ex-Servicemen)

Rs. 12000/-

Rs. 1200/-


JCO & their equivalents in the Navy and IAF (including Ex-Servicemen)

Rs. 18000/-

Rs. 1800/-


Service Offrs all three Forces (including Ex-Servicemen)

Rs. 25000/-

Rs. 3800/-



Rs. 51000/-

Rs. 6000/-





(25% of Fee paid

by the respective Category)




Note: Caution money will be deposited at the time of admission and refunded without interest to the cadet on discharge from the school. The School fees are payable for a year and will be paid directly to the school at the time of admission. No fees will be charged from sons of officers and JCOs/OR and their equivalent ranks in the Navy and Air Force who have been killed in action.


The wards of service officers/JCOs/NCOs killed in action are entitled complete exemption from tuition fees and other fees. (Capitation fee & Caution money not included).

15% of the non-entitled cadets (i.e. sons of service officers and civilians) in the school are awarded means-cum-merit scholarships on the basis of a common scholarship test conducted by the Army Headquarters. The scholarships are awarded as per following rules:
(a) Full remission of the school fees in the case of those cadets whose parents income is less than Rs. 3,00,000/- in a financial year.
(b) Fees at half rates are charged from cadet whose parents income exceeds Rs. 3,00,000/- but is not more than Rs. 4,50,000 - in the financial year.

A minimum of Rs. 10,000/- will be deposited by all categories in the Pocket Money Account of the ward to cater to the traveling expenses and monthly pocket money. It is mandatory to maintain balance of Rs. 4,000/- at any one time under this head.

Normally, leave will not be granted to a cadet in the middle of the term. The Principal will exercise his discretion regarding grant of leave on very special grounds such as serious illness of parents or the marriage of real brothers or sisters. Leave applications must be signed by the parents. Parents should also mention that journey of the boy will be performed at parents risk and expense.


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