These schools were established in 1960s , as the initiative of Late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the nation’s first prime minister.These are English Medium Schools affiliated to CBSE. Admission to Sainik Schools is on the basis of an All India Written Exam and a medical test.
These schools have excelled in their primary role as a feeder institution to the Armed Forces and have over 15000 officers to her credit as officers in the Armed Forces. A large number of alumni are IAS, IPS officers, Doctors and Engineers serving all over the country and abroad.
It is to be noted that UP Sainik School , Lucknow ( also known as Captain Manoj Pandey Sainik School ) conducts its exam separately and is not a part of the above Sainik School Society.’
As an indicative amount , it varies from INR 80,000/- to 1,25,000/- , basis year 2023-24
The name of the Sainik School in Uttarakhand is Ghorakhal Sainik School, located near Nainital. It is one of the most prestigious Sainik Schools in India.
To get admission to Sainik School, you need to follow a specific admission process. Here are the general steps:
1) Check the eligibility of your child as per the age , gender and class.
2) Fill up the application form online in the month of October (refer APPLY section on our website)
3) Get the admit card online
4) Check the syllabus & the sample paper of Sainik School Exam (refer EXAM section on our website)
5) Prepare for the exam accordingly.
6) On the basis of an All India Written Exam , a merit list shall be prepared.
7) Students on the merit list are called for a medical test.
For Entrance Exam of Sainik Schools, the official website is https://aissee.nta.nic.in . This is the site for registering for the exam.
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It is online only.
67% seats are reserved for the state quota, hence the student must have the domicile certificate of that particular state from where he/she can apply.
Sainik School take students for class 6th & 9th. For the upcoming admission cycle in 2024 , following is the criterion
For class 6th, both boys & girls can apply ; student age must be between 10-12 years as on 31st Mar’24 & the student must be in 5th class or have passed 5th.
For class 9th, both boys & girls can apply ; student age must be between 13-15 years as on 31st Mar’24 & the student must be in 8th class or have passed 8th.
The online application window is generally open for a month , between Oct 10th to Nov 10th.
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No. Girls can apply for class 6th only.
There are total 33 Sainik Schools in India which are fully residential and comes under Ministry of Defence. 18 Private Schools are being added since the year 2023.
Date of birth certificate
Copy of Aadhar Card
State quota, Defence quota, Caste quota like OBC/SC/ST.
It conducts its examination once in a year, i.e. January.
The papers with solutions can be accessed at https://compassdoon.com/exams/?school=sainik-schools#recent-papers-solutions-sainik-schools