Character Formation Retreats are conducted in RIMSE every year. It is organized for the Tenth std students, the PUC students and the Old Boys seperately. They are generally hels for three days. Complete silence is to be maintained during retreats and the participants are not expected to communicate with one another. Popular speakers of Mysore city are invited to give discourses to the participants on higher values of life. During retreats, the participants are totally cut off from the external world in order to realize the power of silence and solitude.