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Sainik Schools are managed by Sainik Schools Socity under Ministry of Defence. All Sainik Schools are affiliated with CBSE – Central Board of Secondary Education and these schools are follow the exam pattern, syllabus, rules and regulations of CBSE. In 1961, Sainik Schools were conceived by the VK Krishna Menon which was the Defence Minister of India at that time.

The Sainik Schools are fully residential and admit students in classes VI & IX only, strictly in order of merit decided as per the All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination.

Sainik school student's training
The medium of instructions in Sainik Schools is English although knowledge of English is not a pre-requisite for admission in these schools. Schools give due attention to both co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for all round development of their cadets. These Schools are affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education and follow 10+2 pattern in science stream only.

Sainik School Admission Eligibility Criteria.

Age Limit for Sainik school Admission

Age Limit criteria for admission in Sainik School As on 01 July, 2019.
  • Class 6 –10 to 11 years
  • Class 9 –13 to 14 years
Note : Only boys candidates are eligible to take admission in Sainik School all over India.

Sainik School Application Fees :

  • Candidates who belongs to General and Defence Category: Rs.400/-
  • For SC/ST Category Candidates – Rs.250/-
Mode of Fee Payment – Demand Draft

Sainik School Entrance Exam Syllabus

All India Sainik School Entrance Exam is conducted for admissions to two classes – Class-VI & Class-IX. No specific syllabus for AISSEE has been prescribed. The standard of exam for class VI would be equivalent to the standard of V and for class IX would be equivalent to standard of VIII of CBSE.

AISSEE exam pattern for class 6

Mathematical Knowledge Test100
Language Ability Test100
Intelligence Test100

AISSEE exam pattern for class 9

Social Science75

List of Documents to be Submitted with Sainik School Application Form :

  • Caste Certificate Photocopy who belongs to SC/ST Reserved Category
  • Date of Birth Certificate attested photocopy
  • Permanent Residential Domicile Certificate from SDO/ADM/DM
  • For Serving Defence Personnel Case – A Serving Certificate from the OC of the Unit where the parent is serving at present time.
  • For Ex-Serviceman Case – A Discharge Certificate copy duly attested by any Gazetted Officer.
List of documents may be different for different Sainik Schools. So, please check the details carefully before to submit and send the application form with attaching required documents.

Seat Reservations in Sainik Schools:

  • State Quota – State quota is 67% where the school is located. These seats are reserved for the boys of that State.
  • Open Category – Remained 33% seats are open to boys from all other states and Union Territories. For the Sons of service personnel including Ex-serviceman only 25% seats are reserved, while 15 percent seats are reserved for SC Category and ST Category seat reservation percentage is 7.5% only.


  • Training course developed by Sainik school alumni
  • Personal attention is provided with individual plan of action
  • Trainers are experts in their subject knowledge
  • Regular tests are conducted to check and keep track of the candidate’s progress
  • Strong feedback mechanism to improve candidates performance
  • Placement opportunities

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Defence Academy Chennai & Coimbatore is a premier and the only full-fledged institute in Tamil Nadu who are training aspiring students to join the Indian Defence Services. The institute was established in the year 2005 under the leadership of Colonel CS Jayavel (Retd).


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