Admission In
Admission in
Class 6 & Class 9
Once a year (January)
Approx Rs. 35,000 per year
Only UP domicile can apply. caste category applicable.
RIMC Alert
Next Exam
24 December 2023
Admission Cycle
Last Date to Apply
25th October 2023

About the School

UP Sainik School is unique in many respects , as compared to other Sainik Schools in the country. Main features as mentioned below :

  1. It is the First Sainik School of India, established in 1960.
  2. The admission is taken in class 6 and in class 9.
  3. Admission is open to only the domicile students of Uttar Pradesh.
  4. It has started giving admissions to the girl students. Last year,  girl students were given admission in class 9.
  5. It conducts its Entrance Exam separately and not with the other Sainik Schools. The exam is conducted in the month of January.
  6. It conducts interview after the Written Test.

Recent updates: 

  1. New Sainik School added in Gorakhpur
  2. Girls  & Boys can apply to class 9 in UP Sainik school.
  3. Only Boys can apply to class 6 in Lucknow Sainik School
  4. Boys & Girls can apply to class 6 & 9 in Gorakhpur Sainik School


What is UP Sainik School?

UP Sainik School is an esteemed institution in Uttar Pradesh dedicated to providing quality education and military training to young boys & Girls.

Where is UP Sainik School located?

UP Sainik School is located in Lucknow. One more School is being added in Gorkhpur from the academic year 2024-25

What classes are available at UP Sainik School?

Admission is taken in class 6 & class 9.

How can I get admission to UP Sainik School?

Eligibility –> Online application –> Entrance Exam –> Interview –> Medical

When is the Exam for UP Sainik School conducted?

The Exam for UP Sainik School is usually conducted in the month of December .

What subjects are covered in the Exam for UP Sainik School?

The Exam typically includes subjects like Mathematics, English, General Knowledge, and Intelligence, varying depending on the class for which a student is seeking admission.

Who can apply to UP Sainik Schools

Only the wards of UP DOMICILE can write this exam. The child and the father should be residents of UP.

Can girls apply to UP Sainik Schools

Yes , girls can apply.

How many times UP Sainik Schools conducts its entrance examination ?

It conducts its examination once in a year, i.e. December.

Where can I get the actual papers of UP Sainik Schools Exam

The papers with solutions can be accessed at https://compassdoon.com/exams/?school=up-sainik-school#recent-papers-solutions-up-sainik-school

Basis of admission

Admission is on merit on the basis of the Written Exam followed by an interview and the medical test.

More about the test

Who can apply for the January 2024 Exam?

For Class 9 : Boys & Girls between the age of 12½ to 15 years on 02 July of the admission year. Born between 2nd July 2009 to 1st January 2012.

For Class 6 : Only Boys in Lucknow Sainik School.

Boys & Girls in Gorakhpur Sainik School.

Born between 2nd July 2012 to 1st January 2015.

Must have passed Class 5th and 8th for admission in class 6th and 9th respectively by 20th May of the admission year.

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How to apply

It is an Online application process where the entire application form and the fee is submitted online. Admit cards are also downloaded online.

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