Girls can now take admission in Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) and Rashtriya Military Schools (RMS) in accordance with the directive of the Supreme Court. A statement from MoD said “According to an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, there is a requirement of authorising additional vacancies along with other associated infrastructure and administrative support. This is proposed to be carried out in two phases.”
RIMC Vacancy 2022 for Girls [June 2022]
In every six months fifty girls will be selected for the Rashtriya Indian Military College. Hence, the maximum capacity of students will be increased from 250 to 300. This increase can be affected with some infrastructure modification and additional staff to support the girl cadets.
RIMC Exam 2022 for Girls
After this announcement by Supreme Court, girls will be allowed to take the RIMC entrance examination scheduled in June 2022. The RIMC term will start in January 2023. Similarly, in Phase-2, the capacity will be increased incrementally from 300 to 350 to induct five girls every six months.
Infrastructure Changes for Girls in RIMC
The Supreme Court affidavit points out that a girl-friendly infrastructure is required in the school campus to facilitate the living of girls with respect to privacy, safety and security. Presently, a board of officers is examining the issues so that necessary girl-friendly infrastructure and support staff is established.
RIMS Admission Quota for Girls
Admission for girls in Rashtriya Military Schools RMS will include a quota of 10% of the total vacancies in the first phase in each school for entry into Class 6 in accordance with various reservations applicable in the RMSs w.e.f. academic session 2022-23.
The Ministry of Department said “Reserve 10% of the total vacancies in each school for girl candidates for entry into Classes 6 to 9 in accordance with various reservations applicable in the RMSs w.e.f. academic session 2023-24.”
The Rashtriya Military schools are located at Chail (Himachal Pradesh), Ajmer (Rajasthan), Belgaum (Karnataka), Bengaluru (Karnataka) & Dholpur (Rajasthan).
Around 30% of the available seats are also earmarked for wards of civilians. The admission test is held in December for approximately 350 seats.