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RIMC AT A GLANCE
Nestled in the verdant splendour of a 138 acre campus is the Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun the 'Cradle of Excellence'. RIMC is 85 years young. On the 13th of March, 1922 the Prince of Wales Royal Military College, the forerunner of RIMC, was inaugurated

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THE MEDICAL STANDARDS

The medical examination of candidates for admission to the RIMC, Dehradun will be carried out by a medical board at Command / Military Hospital nearest to candidate's residence.

The Acceptable Visual Standard:-
 

A.

Standard - I Better Eye Worse Eye
  Eye Distant Vision (Uncorrected) 6/6 6/9

B.

Standard - II    
  Distant Vision 6/18 6/9

Minimum acceptable visual standard is as shown in standard II. Colour perception grade IV will not be accepted. Myopia must not exceed 1.5 D in any one meridian.

Visual fields have to be full in each eye. Binocular and stereoscopic VISION must be good. Wild trachoma, stage III and IV with regressive corneal pannus of not more than 1 to 2 mm may be accepted, provided in the opinion of a specialist, further deterioration is not likely to happen.

It will be ensured that: -
 
A. There is no evidence of weak constitution, imperfect development, serious malformation or obesity.
B. There is no mal development or impairment of the function of the bones or joints.
C. There is no impediment to speech.
D. There is no malformation of the head, deformity from fracture or depression of the bones of the skull.
E. There is no impaired hearing, discharge from or disease in either ear, unhealed perforation of the tympanic membrane or signs of acute or chronic separative otitis media or evidence of radical or modified radical mastoid operation.

A sound healed perforation without any impairment of the mobility of the drum and without impairment of hearing should not be a cause of rejection.

There should be no disease of the bones of cartilages of the nose or nasal polyps or disease of the naso pharynx. There are no enlarged glands in the neck and other parts of the body and that the thyroid gland is normal.

Scars of operation for the removal of tuberculosis glands are not a cause of rejection provided that there has been no active disease within the preceding 5 years. Chests are clinically and radio logically clear. There are no diseases of the throat palate, tonsils or gums or disease or injury affecting the normal function of either mandibular joint.

Simple hypertrophy of the tonsil, if there is history of attacks of tonsils, is not a cause for rejection. There is no sign of functional or organic disease of the heart and of the blood vessels. There is no evidence of pulmonary tuberculosis, or previous history of this disease or any other chronic disease of lungs, there is no hernia or tendency thereto, there is no hydrocele, definitive vericocele or any other disease or defect of the genital organ.

A candidate who has been operated upon for hydrocele will be accepted if there are no abnormalities of the cord and the testicle and there is no evidence of filariasis. There is no fistula and/or fissure of the anus or evidence of hemorrhoids. There is no disease of the kidneys. Cases showing albuminuria or glycosuria will not be accepted. There should be no disease of the skin unless temporary or trivial scars, which by their extent or position may be a cause for rejection. There is no active palent or congenital venereal disease. There is no history or evidence of mental disease. Candidates suffering from epilepsy will not be accepted. There is no morbid condition of the eye or of the lids, which is liable to a risk of aggravation or recurrence.

Remedial operations are to be performed prior to entry. No guarantee is given of ultimate acceptance and it should be clearly understood by the candidate that his decision, whether an operation is desirable or necessary is to be made by his private medical advisor. The Government will accept no liability regarding the result of operation or any expense incurred.
 
CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT


The College provides items of clothing to each cadet on payment. Bedding is provided to a cadet at the government's expense. Each cadet is expected to wear scrupulously clean dress and look smart in his appearance. For each of the activities and parades, there is a prescribed dress to be worn by the cadets. A sum of Rs. 2000/- (included in additional charges in FEE) Cadet's Private expenditure is charged from each cadet per term for clothing. The Section Master gives permission for buying/stitching of new clothes provided that the demand is justified. All administrative bills of the cadets are scrutinized by the Administrative Officer.

JOINING INSTRUCTIONS


While in the College cadets are subject to certain rules and regulations. Few of the important ones are highlighted in this section for your information. As discipline is very important it is recommended that your son be advised to strictly follow them during his stay at the College to ensure fruitful and productive schooling.

Do's :-
The under mentioned simple do's and don't must be observed: -
 

A.

Do be punctual for all school activities like classes, games, parades etc.
B. Do be smartly and neatly dressed at all times for all school activities in the prescribed dress.
C. Do follow the school routine as promulgated.
D. Do keep all your personal possessions neat and tidy at all times.
E. Do be courteous to your seniors and superiors at the College.
F. Do maintain high standards of honesty and integrity. Using unfair means in examination and other acts involving moral turpitude are dealt with severely.
G. Do ensure personal hygiene for good health as given below: -

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Brushing teeth twice a day.

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Clipping of nails once a week.

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Daily Baths.

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Regular change and washing of undergarments and socks.

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Keeping the feet dry by powdering.

Dont's :-
 

A.

Do not leave the school premises without proper permission.
B. Do not be involved in smoking, drinking alcohol and consuming drugs, or have any such items in your possession.
C. Do not keep cash or jewellery.
D. Do not keep any of the following expensive items: -
- All electronic and electrical appliances.
- Cell phones.
- Credit cards.
- Watches and clocks.
- Binoculars.
E. Do not be in possession of any personal weapons, i.e. guns, fire arms, ammunition, air gun, knives etc.
F. Do not wear photo chromatic lenses if accustomed to wearing corrective vision spectacles.
  Do not give your son a quilt. It is not required. The College makes adequate provision for the cold here.

SELF RELIANCE

In the College the cadets are encouraged to be self-reliant and believe in the dignity of labour. It would help your son to settle down, if he practices the following simple activities before joining: -
 

A.

Stitching of buttons and minor repairing of his clothes.
B. Polishing his shoes (leather and canvas).
C. Washing his under garments, socks and handkerchief.
D. Making his bed.
E. Keeping his clothes and personal effects neatly in his cupboard.
F. Keeping track of all his personal possessions.
G. Making a dhobi list and checking returns accurately.
H. Filling bank withdrawal form and maintaining his pocket money account.
I. Covering all textbooks and copies with laminated brown paper.
 J. Labeling his possessions for identification.
K. Packing his clothes for travel.
L. Writing of letters.

PAYMENT OF FEES / DUES

All fees, bills and other dues must be paid by the parents at least ten days before the starting of the term, by bank draft favoring COMMANDANT RIMC, DEHRADUN CANTT payable at the State Bank of India, Tel Bhavan Branch, Dehradun. The cadet's name, college number and section must be written on the reverse. Failure to pay fees on time entails withdrawal of the cadet from the College.

COLLEGE FACILITIES

Cadets are obliged to use the following, which are provided by the Government: -
 

A.

They shall live in dormitories, which fosters a spirit of camaraderie and espirit de corps.

B.

They shall dine in the Cadets mess where all cadets dine together in a common dining hall, where they are provided good, clean and wholesome food in a healthy environment. Medical treatment is provided in the 15 Bedded Hospital as an out patient or admitted. There is a resident medical officer in attendance. In serious cases they are referred the Army Hospital, Dehradun Cantt for admission and follow up treatment in which event parents shall be duly informed. Other than the children of defence services officers, Cadets would be charged normal charges for their stay in the Hospital. For special treatment like operations etc, lump sum charges would be levied at the discretion of the Commandant.

VISIT BY PARENTS

Parents are welcome to visit their sons during the term only on holidays provided they have obtained prior permission of the Commandant and have given adequate notice. This is to ensure that the College routine is not disrupted. On arrival parents are expected to meet the Section Master during their visits. They are requested NOT to visit the dormitories as it may affect  other cadets psychologically.They may take their sons out on an out pass with the permission of the Section Master. Normally not more than two out passes are allowed per month. Once during the term a parent is allowed to take their son for a night out pass, provided they pick him up and drop him at school themselves.

LOCAL GUARDIANS

Parents must nominate one local guardian for their son. The local guardians so nominated may be well advised about all the College rules and regulations as contained in the instructions above, particularly with references to visits and  grant of out passes.

 
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