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.
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Next Exam
December 2024
Admission Cycle
Last Date to Apply
October 2024, indicatively

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

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 December 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 2010 to 1st January 2013.

For Class 6 : Only Boys in Lucknow Sainik School.

Boys & Girls in Gorakhpur Sainik School.

Born between 2nd July 2013 to 1st January 2016.

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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