By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 27 Nov; RIMC cadets continue to bring laurels for the Sschool and nation. Cadets of RIMC have secured the top honours in the All India UPSC NDA Merit List declared by UPSC on 26 November.
There are a total of 21 boys from RIMC who have made it to the list after a very competitive written examination conducted by UPSC and after qualifying the Services Selection Board.
Out of several lakhs candidates, UPSC has issued a merit list of 450 successful candidates who will join the premier Tri-Services National Defence Academy in December 2018.
There are 4 RIMC boys in the first five. The 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th ranks have been secured by Cadet Shreyanshu Jha, Cadet Aryan Dhama, Cadet Aseem Anand and Cadet Harshwardhan, respectively.
A total of 13 boys have figured in the first 50 achievers in the All India Merit List.
Rashtriya Indian Military College is the premier boarding school of the country that provides Secondary and Senior Secondary level of education under the CBSE Board and has exclusively been designed for Defence Forces aspirants. Since its inception it has provided high level of leadership to the Indian Armed Forces. It has produced eight Chiefs of Defence Forces, a large number of three star generals, Civil Servants and Governors of many states of India.
The institution sends nearly 20-25 cadets to NDA every six months.
Col Vivek Sharma, Commandant of RIMC, commented, ‘ I am happy that cadets of RIMC have been upholding the tradition of pursuit of excellence. Despite exponential increase in the numbers of contestants in NDA Examination and visible improvement in the quality of education at the national level, our boys continue to excel and maintain the lead in the country in feeding outstanding leaders to NDA.