RMS CET 2025: The Rashtriya Military Schools Common Entrance Test (RMS CET 2024-25) is conducted by the organizing authority, the Directorate General of Military Training at IHQ of MOD (Army), and the Defence Secretary, Ministry of Defence. The CET is held for admission to class VI and IX classes and is a fully residential public school affiliated with CBSE.

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RMS CET 2025 | Notification

The Rashtriya Military Schools (RMS) are residential public schools run by the Ministry of Defence to provide quality education to the wards of defence personnel and civilians from classes 6th to 12th. 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 located at Chail in the Shimla Hills of Himachal Pradesh, Ajmer and Dholpur in Rajasthan, Belgaum and Bengaluru in Karnataka. The candidates are admitted into classes 6th and 9th through the RMS CET exam. The full form of RMS CET is the Rashtriya Military School Common Entrance Test. The RMS CET 2024-25 admission process, application fee, exam pattern etc. are given in this article.

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RMS CET 2025 | Overview

The Rashtriya Military School Common Entrance Test 2024-25 is a competitive examination conducted for admission to the Rashtriya Military School.

Name of the examRashtriya Military School Common Entrance Test
Exam conducted byRashtriya Military School
Admissions provided in class6th and 9th
Mode of applicationOnline
Number of Schools5
Affiliated toCentral Board of Secondary Exam
Official websitehttps://www.rashtriyamilitaryschools.edu.in/

RMS CET 2025 | Application form

The Common Entrance Test for admission to Classes VI and IX will be held in December 2024 (Expected) and is based on automated OMR.

  • A candidate (boys or girls) for admission to Class VI must be between the ages of 10 and 12 on March 31, the year of admission.
  • For admission to Class IX, a candidate (only boys) must be between the ages of 13 and 15 on March 31, the year of admission.
  • Admission to Classes VI and IX is based on the availability of vacancies.
  • Parents/students should also be aware that all admissions are for boarders only.

RMS CET 2025 | Application fee

  • The application form is available for Rs 550/- (Rs 275/- in the case of SC/ST, a copy of the Caste certificate must be submitted).
  • To obtain an admission form by mail, students/parents must send a self-addressed slip and a demand draught for Rs 600/- (Rs 325/- for SC/ST, plus Rs 50/- postage).

RMS CET 2025 | Important dates

The RMS CET 2024 exam is expected to be conducted in the month of December 2024. The RMS CET important dates are tabulated below:

RMS application start dateSeptember 2024
Rashtriya Military School admission form last dateOctober 2024
RMS CET admit card release dateDecember 2024
RMS entrance exam dateDecember 2024
RMS CET result dateFebruary 2025
Medical testMarch 2025
InterviewMarch 2025

RMS CET 2025 | Eligibility

There are certain eligibility criteria for RMS CET laid by the Rashtriya Military School. The RMS eligibility criteria encompass age limit and educational qualification which are discussed below:

Age limit

  • RMS Class 6 Age limit- Male and Female aged between 10-12 years as of 31 March 2024 (born between 01 April 2012 to 31 March 2014, both days inclusive).
  • RMS Class 9 Age limit-  Male boys and Female aged between 13-15 years as of 31 March 2024 (born between 01 April 2009 to 31 March 2011, both days inclusive).

Educational Qualification

  • RMS CET Class 6 educational qualification- The candidates should have passed Class V or be studying in Class V and pass it before the date of admission to a Rashtriya Military School.
  • RMS CET Class 9 educational qualification- For admission into Class IX, the candidate should have passed Class VIII from a government/ recognized school before the date of admission to a Rashtriya Military School.

RMS CET 2025 | Admission Process

The RMS CET admission process starts with the entrance test which is conducted for class 6th and 9th only. To get admission into Rashtriya Military Schools, the candidates have to qualify through the following stages:

  • Stage 1- Written exam
  • Stage 2- Interview
  • Stage 3- Medical Test

RMS CET 2025 | Exam Pattern

RMS Class 6 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of exam- Offline
  • Paper type- MCQ
S.NoSubjectNo.of QuestionMarks
2General Knowledge & Current Affairs5050
3Intelligence Test5050

RMS Class 9 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of exam- Offline
  • Paper type- MCQ
PapersSubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksQualifying Marks
Paper 1English505050%
Social Science3030
Paper 2Science505050%

You can also check the Sainik School Class 6 2025 Exam Pattern from Here.

RMS CET 2025 | Syllabus

The written test will generally be of Class V standard for Class VI admission and Class VIII standard for Class IX admission. The medium of Question Paper in the Entrance exam is bilingual (English and Hindi) for Class VI and only in English for Class IX.

RMS Class 6 Syllabus

English1. Antonyms
2. Synonyms
3. Prepositions
4. Composition
5. Framing Questions
6. Articles
7. Comprehension Passages
8. Affirmative and Interrogative
9. Fill in the blanks
10. Spelling Check
11. Affirmative and Interrogative
12. Para Jumbled
13. Constructions of Sentences
14. Error correction
15. Types of Sentences (Negative, Interrogative, Positive, Exclamatory), etc
General Knowledge & Current Affairs1. History
2. Sports
3. Awards
4. Science and Health
5. Committee and Commission
6. States of India
7. Our Defense Forces
8. Atomic Power Station in India
9. Classical Dances of India
10. Books and Authors
11. International Organisations
12. Indian Constitution
13. Environment and Pollution
14. General Science
15. Important Events of World History
16. Inventions and Inventors
17. Some Abbreviations
18. Important Towns on Rivers
19. Countries, Capital and Currencies
20. National Park and Wild Life Sanctuaries in India
21. Union Territories
22. Famous Rivers
23. Geography
24. Famous Persons and places, etc
25. Important Dates and days, etc
Intelligence Test1. Relationship
2. Relation of Analogy
3. Same class
4. Sequence
5. Verbal and non verbal
6. Image
7. Completion of Series
8. Jumbled Spelling
9. Direction Sense
10. Analogy Test
11. Puzzle
12. Coding and Decoding
13. Analogy Test
14. Decision Making, etc
Mathematics1. Number System (LCM, HCF, Place Values, Smallest and greatest numbers, Rounding off, Number series and patterns, BODMAS, Square, Square roots, prime factorisation, etc)
2. Time and work
3. Percentages
4. Profit and Loss
5. Degree Fahrenheit
6. Simple Interest
7. Arithmetic Mean
8. Measurement of Temperature in Degree Celsius
9. Arithmetic Mean
10. Decimal and Fractional (Fundamental Operations, Conversion of Fractions to decimals or percentages, simplifications, comparisons, equivalent fractions, etc )
11. Menstruation (Units of Area and Volume, Area of circle and its circumference, Perimeter and area of triangle, rectangle, square with diagrams, Volumes of Cube, Solids and cuboid, etc)
12. Geometry (Basic Geometry like Line, Point, Line Segmentation, ray, etc, Circles, Angles, Quadrilaterals and polygons, Interior and exterior of figures, Triangles, Construction of line segments, etc)

RMS Class 9 Syllabus

English1. Grammatical Structure
2. Comprehension & passages
3. Antonyms
4. Synonyms
5. Vocabulary
6. Prepositions
7. Composition
8. Homonyms
9. Framing Questions
10. Articles
11. One word substitution
12. Comprehension Passages
13. Affirmative and Interrogative
14. Fill in the blanks
15. Spelling Check
16. Error correction
17. Grammar (Verbs, Adjectives, Noun, Gender, Structure, etc)
Hindi1. Linguistic applications and grammatical skills
2. Unread comprehension questions
3. Character idea
4. Utterance (source / origin)
5. Proverb
6. Introduction of the term
7. Synonym
8. Idiom
9. Sentence Transformation (Simple / Combined / Mixed)
10. Word Vivek (subtle difference in word usage)
11. Purge inaccurate sentences
12. Identification of verse distinction (grammatical category)
Social Science1. History
2. The First Cltles
3. The First Farmers and Herders
4. When
5. Where and How
6. New Ideas, Culture and Science
7. New Kings and Kingdoms
8. Regional Cultures
9. Geography, Agriculture
10. Resource’s for Types of Natural Human
11. Diversity
12. Political and Science
13. Regional Cultures
14. The First Farmers and Herders
15. Social Justice and the Marginable
16. Unpacking Gender
17. State Government
18. The Judiciary
19. Environment in tis Totally
20. Natural and Human Environment
21. Air and Planet Earth in the Solar System
22. Globe
23. Geography as a Social Study and as A Science
24. Challenging the Caste System
25. Rural Life and Society
26. Political Development
27. Sultans of Delhi
28. Creation of An Empire
29. Regional Culture
Science1. Reproduction
2. Food
3. Chemical Effects of Electrical Current
4. Electroplating
5. Solar System
6. Natural Phenomena
7. Energy
8. Light
9. Living /Non Living
10. Materials, etc
Maths1. Number System (LCM, HCF, Place Values, Smallest and greatest numbers, Rounding off, Number series and patterns, BODMAS, Square, Square roots, cube and cube roots, prime factorisation, Conversion of fractions to decimals or percentages and vice-versa, etc)
2. Roman numeration and Rounding off numbers
3. Comparison of numbers
4. Greatest and smallest numbers
5. Unitary Method
6. Ratio and Proporation
7. Time, Work, Distance and Displacement
8. Lowest form and equivalent
9. Profit and loss based problems
10. Circle and its parts
11. Basic geometrical concepts such as point, line, line segment, ray etc
12. Classification of angles
13. Angles, triangles, circles etc
14. Angle sum property of triangles and quadrilaterals
15. Area of Triangles, Rectangle, squares, etc
16. Volume of Cube and cuboid
17. Area of Circle
18. Triangles, quadrilaterals and polygons
19. Conversion of units of Area and volume
20. Interior and exterior of given figures
21. Place value and face value of numbers
22. Temperature Measurement in degree Celsius and degree Fahrenheit
23. Angle sum property of triangles and quadrilaterals, etc

You can also check the Sainik School AISSEE Class 9  Syllabus from Here.

RMS 2025 | Interview

After qualifying for the RMS CET written exam, the candidates will be called for personal interview. The RMS CET interview marks for both the classes are given here:

  • RMS CET Class 6 Interview marks- 20
  • RMS CET Class 9 Interview marks- 50

RMS 2025 | Medical Test

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 below with the heading “LIST OF HOSPITALS FOR CONDUCT OF MEDICAL TEST“. Candidates 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/her stay at Rashtriya Military School.
  • The admission of the candidate will be provisional till a fitness certificate is received from the Hospital.


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RMS 2025 | School fee

After passing all the stages, the candidate has to pay the RMS school with caution money (the caution money will be refunded after a candidate finishes schooling from RMS). More details about RMS school fees are given below in the table:

S.NoCategoryTuition Fees (per year)Service Offers all three Forces (including Ex-Servicemen)
1OR & their equivalents in the Navy and IAF (including Ex-Servicemen)Rs. 12000/Rs. 1200/-
2JCO & their equivalents in the Navy and IAF (including Ex-Servicemen)Rs. 18000/-Rs. 1800/-
3Service Offrs all three Forces (including Ex-Servicemen)Rs. 25000/-Rs. 3800/
4CiviliansRs. 51000/-Rs. 6000/-
5For SC/ST(25% of Fee paid by the respective Category)

RMS 2025 | Admit card

Rashtriya Military Schools Admissions 2024 admit cards are available online. The RMS admit card 2024 are available on https://www.rashtriyamilitaryschools.edu.in/. The admit card can be obtained by visiting the official website at rashtriyamilitaryschools.edu.in. To download it, candidates must enter the necessary information such as their application number, date of birth, and so on.

RMS 2025 | Result

The RMS entrance exam 2024 results were released on February 10, 2024. The results were available at rashtriyamilitaryschools.edu.in. Students must enter their roll number, class, and date of birth to gain access to the results. Following the announcement of the results, students will be called in for an interview, followed by a medical examination.

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RMS 2025 | Best Books

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RMS CET 2025 Class 6 Study Guide Book in HindiView Book
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RMS 2025 | FAQs:

Q1. How many RMS schools are there in India?

Ans. There are a total of 5 RMS schools all over India, which are:
1. Rashtriya Military School CHAIL
2. Rashtriya Military School BENGALURU
3. Rashtriya Military School AJMER
4. Rashtriya Military School BELGAUM
5. Rashtriya Military School DHOLPUR

Q2. In which year was the Rashtriya Military School founded?

Ans. 1922.

Q3. In which year was the Dholpur Military School founded?

Ans. Dholpur Military School was established in 1962 by the former Defence Minister, the late Sh. Krishnan Menon.

Q4. In which year was the Ajmer Military School founded?

Ans. 1930.

Q5. In which year was the Belgaum Military School founded?

Ans. 1945

Q6. In which year was the Bangalore Military School founded?

Ans. 1946

Q7. Is there any age limit in the Rashtriya Military School entrance test?

Ans. Yes, there will the age limit in RMS CET exam, which is given here.