Rashtriya Military Schools Chail

1.The school with its sister institution at Jhelum (Pakistan) came into existence after the First World War with a generous donation of Rs 2.5 lakhs from King George V’s Patriotic Fund. The foundation stone of the school was laid by the then Prince of Wales in Feb 1922 and the school started functioning at Jalandhar Cantt on 15 Sep 1925. The School was christened as King George’s Royal Indian Military School and was later renamed as King George’s Royal Indian Military College (KGRIMC).

2. This institution was founded with the aim of imparting free education to the sons of JCOs, NCOs and OR to prepare them for various Army Examinations including the Indian Special Certificate of Education. The entire curriculum was based on Military requirements with English as medium of instruction.

3. The strength of the school was 250 and the staff consisted mostly Military personnel. During the World War-II the school was designated as College. One hundred more boys (now called cadets) were admitted under the expansion scheme.
   The conditions of admission were relaxed to accommodate the near relatives of Army Personnel and admission was thrown open to all branches of Armed Forces. The college was affiliated to the Punjab University for Matriculation and Intermediate examinations. The college was renamed as King George’s School and shifted to NOWGONG (Bundel khand) in August 1952 where it was housed in Old Kitchner College buildings.

4. The school was renamed again as Chail Military School with effect from 01 Jan 1966, Military School Chail from 1996 and now as Rashtriya Military School Chail wef 25 Jun 2007.

5. Motto:-The Motto of the School is“ SHEELAM PARAM BHUSHNAM” which means in English “ CHARACTER IS THE GREATEST VIRTUE”.


• Provision of quality education using latest teaching tools & techniques
• Highly Qualified Teaching Faculty
• Fully furnished classrooms with LAN facility
• Well equipped Laboratories for teaching Science, Maths, Art and Wood Work
• Well equipped computer laboratories with Internet facility
• Rich library with approx. 16000 books on different subjects

Games & Sports

Facilities for playing Badminton, Chess, Squash, Table Tennis, Athletics, Basket Ball, Boxing, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Lawn Tennis and Volleyball

Physical Training

Physical training as part of regular curriculum


Exposure to debate, declamation, poetry recitation, quiz competition, drama, Calligraphy, extempore speech and dramatics.
School Routine

A Normal day of the cadet starts with morning P T / parade under the strict guidance of qualified PT instructors from Army Physical Training Corps. This, followed by a wash and change and the breakfast, is a run - up for the classes that begin at 0900 hrs. Classes run up to 1450hrs with one short interval ,and lunch served centrally.

The time after 1450hrs is used very creatively and fruitfully under the guidance of the staff. All the cadets take part in games from 1530hrs to 1645hrs. After a short break, students go for their classes for doing homework or remedial classes for weak cadets under the guidance of academic staff. On Saturdays, cadets are engaged in club activities and in pursuit of hobbies. The dinner at 2000 hrs. is the last organized, mass activity of the cadets. Cadets are free to pursue their studies even after dinner and are expected to go to sleep latest by 2330h.

Contact Information

RMS Chail

Address : RMS Chail (Shimla Hills)
HP - 173217

Email Id : chail@rashtriyamilitaryschools.in

Phone No : 01792-248326
Fax No : 01792-248750

Website Link : http://rashtriyamilitaryschools.in/chail/index.html#heading