The Prince of Wales Royal Indian Military College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, now called the Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC ), was inaugurated on 13 March 1922 by Prince Edward VIII, the Prince of Wales, to provide preliminary training to boys of Indian birth or domicile wishing to become officers in the Armed Forces. It started with 37 students. Located in the foothills of the Shivalik ranges in the sylvan environment of the Doon Valley, RIMC has a sprawling campus of 138 acres, where it houses 250 boys selected from every State/UT .