An admissions committee is set up, led by the head of the College, every year by March 15 to organize the admission to the College.
The Admissions Committee may include members of the College Board of Trustees, representatives from the relevant departments of the RA Ministries of Defence, Education and Science, partner schools, as well as invited independent specialists.
The composition of the Admissions Committee and the Professional Examination Committee of the College are approved by the Board of Trustees of the College.
When organizing and conducting the admission the members of the Committee and the Professional Examination Committee do not participate in the decision-making or self-exclude in order to exclude undesirable speculations in case of conflict of interests, side interventions, other circumstances hindering the competition procedure, and unnecessary suspicions from the outside observer. The self-excluded person is replaced by another member by the decision of the Board of Trustees.
By March 20 of the same year, the chairman of the Admissions Committee of the College announces in the press and on TV , as well as posts the text about the admission of the College on the websites of the College and the Ministry of Defence.
The text of the application for admission to the College includes a sample application form, the list of required documents, the deadlines for their submission, the location of the entrance examination, the examination procedure, the schedule, a sample contract between the school and the student's parent.
Only male citizens of the Republic of Armenia studying in the 9th grade of educational institutions implementing general education programs, whose age does not exceed 15 years as of December 31 of the given year, can apply for admission to the College.
Applicants who wish to be admitted to the college and their parents (their successors, a person authorized by the parents, a guardian) submit a joint application in the name of the Head of the College.
After submitting the documents for admission to the College, the applicants undergo free medical examination in the garrison hospitals of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia according to the place of residence, in accordance with the criteria for officers. The applicants are excluded from the further admission process in case of non-compliance.