The Sainik School Entrance Exam

Introduction

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.

FOR CLASS IX:

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.
Vacancy

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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