The Sainik School Entrance Exam

6/19/2013 Exams info


The sainik school, amaravathi nagar is an English medium, residential school
for boys to provide public education with a military bias upto+2 stage as per
CBSE syllabus. It has an all India system of selection and examination. Almost
every state in india has a sainik school.The aim of the school is to prepare the
boys academically, physically and pshycologically for entry into the NDA. The
qualities promoted are character, team spirit, dedication to purpose, a
patriotic outlook and a desire to serve the country with zeal and efficiency.
Mr. Krishna Menon, former defence minister promoted this School. Sainik school
provides intake into NDA. There are 24 sainik schools in India.

The medium of examination for both class VI and class IX will be in english
or any other recognized official language. The question paper of class VI will
be set in English and all the recognized official languages. But the question
paper for class IX will be set in English only.

Admission Procedure for The Sainik School Entrance Exam:

VI class:

A boy seeking admission should have completed 10 years of age but not
completed 11 years as on 01 july of the year of admission. He should not have
appeared for sainik school entrance exam from any other centre of India earlier.


A boy seeking admission should have completed 13 years of age but not
completed 14 years of age as on 01 july of the year of admission. The boy
seeking admission in class IX should be studying in classVIII in a recognized
school. He should not have appeared for sainik school entrance exam for class IX
from any other center in India earlier

Reservation of seats applicable to both class VI and IX:

  • 67% of the seats of each school are reserved for boys from the state in
    which the school is located.
  • The shortfall, if any and the remaining seats will be open from other
    states and union territories.
  • 25% of the seats are reserved for children of service
    personnel(including officers and ex-servicemen) and other ranks subject to a
    maximum of 36 full scholarships per sainik school. However ex-servicemen who
    are discharged at their own request with less than five years of service on
    disciplinary grounds will not be able entitled to the reservation quota or
    scholarship of the ministry of defence.
  • 15% and 7� % of the total vacancies is reserved for scheduled castes and
    scheduled tribes respectively.


There are approximately 100 seats for class VI and 20 seats for IX. However
total vacancies may vary depending upon withdrawal/passing out of XII std boys.

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