year (January and July) on the basis of All India Entrance Examination without any reservation.
      Relevant Website: www.rimc.gov.in
      College of Military Engineering
            The College of Military Engineering at Pune is a premier technical institution conducting
      training for personnel of the Corps of Engineers, other Arms and Services, Navy, Air Force, Para
      Military Forces, Police and Civilians, besides, personnel from friendly foreign countries. CME is
      affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) for the award of B.Tech and M. Tech degrees.
      All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) also recognizes the graduate and post-
      graduate courses run by the CME.
      Defence Production
            Department of Defence Production was set up in 1962 with the objective of developing and
      promoting the industrial base for production of weapons, equipment, platforms and materials
      required by armed forces for defence of the country. Over the years, the Department has
      established wide range of production facilities for various defence equipment through the
      Ordnance Factories and Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs). The products
      manufactured include arms and ammunition, tanks, armoured vehicles, heavy vehicles, fighter
      aircraft and helicopters, warships, submarines, missiles, ammunition, electronic equipment, earth
      moving equipment, special alloys and special purpose steels.
            The Department promulgated Defence Production Policy which aims at achieving
      substantive self-reliance in design, development and production of equipment/weapon systems in
      a scheduled time frame.
      Ordnance Factories
            The Indian Ordnance Factories organisation - a family of 41 ordnance factories under the
      aegis of its corporate headquarters Ordnance Factory Board, Kolkata - possesses the unique
      distinction of over 200 year experience in defence production. The organisation is engaged in
      production, testing, logistics, research, development and marketing of a comprehensive product
      range in the area of land, sea and air systems. Indian Ordnance Factories is the oldest and largest
      industrial set-up which functions under the Department of Defence Production. The ordnance
      factories factories form an integrated base for indigenous production of defence hardware and
      equipment, with the primary objective of self reliance in equipping the armed forces with state-
      of-the-art battlefield equipment
            Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) is working on a number of R&D projects,to provide state-
      of-the-art battlefield equipment and ammunition to the Services. These include bi-modular
      charge system for 155 mm × 45 calibre ‘Dhanush’ Gun Armament Upgrade of BMP-II etc. OFB
      along with DRDO is working on various R&D projects to enhance self-reliance in important
      arms and ammunitions required by the Forces, 7.62 × 51mm Assault Rifle, Protective Carbine,
      under Barrel Grenade Launcher Ammunition etc. Besides this, 13 Ordnance Development
      Centres of OFB are engaged in development of futuristic requirements of the Forces such as
      ‘Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicle’. ‘Air Defence Gun for Army’, ‘Mounted Gun System’, for
      which OFB has associated with IITs and other Institutions of repute for indigenous development
      of technologies and products.