The concept of Sainik Schools was introduced in the year 1961 by India’s former Defence Minister V.K. Krishna Menon. At present, there are thirty-three Sainik Schools all across the country. Every state of India has at least one Sainik School in it. The schools are affiliated with the Indian Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and are managed by the Sainik Schools Society under Ministry of Defence (MoD). The schools used to be all-boys schools, but since the year 2021, the Sainik Schools have been offering admission to female cadets as well.
The Rashtriya Military Schools (RMS) are bifurcated into five institutions all across the country, namely in:
Chail, Himachal Pradesh
The Rashtriya Military Schools (RMS) is among the top military schools across the country. These schools are well-known for providing quality education to the young minds and contributing a considerable part of cadets to the Armed Forces.
The Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) is located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India and is famous for being one of the oldest and well-known military schools in India, established back in 1922. The college is an all-boys school with classes from 8th to 12th. RIMC is very well renowned for having their students further admitted to the National Defence Academy, the Indian Armed Forces and the Indian Naval Academy.