How to Get Admission in Sainik School (2023-24): Application Dates & Syllabus

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How to Get Admission in Sainik School (2023-24): Application Dates & Syllabus

Sainik Schools in India offers admission to students in Classes 6th and 9th. The admissions to Sainik School 2023-24 were conducted on 8th January 2023 at various exam centres. The admissions to Sainik Schools are based on the student’s individual performance in the All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination (AISSEE), which is conducted annually by the National Testing Agency (NTA). Sainik Schools only offer admission to boy students, who stay as residents or hostellers and are provided with Public School Education with Military bias. All the Sainik Schools are affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education, a.k.a CBSE, and are funded by the Central and State Governments. In this article, we will discuss how to get admission to Sainik School.

Sainik School Application Process 2023

Candidates who want to take admitted to Sainik School will have to appear for the All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination (AISSEE). Sainik Schools offers admission to boy students depending on their final score on the entrance test. Girl students can also appear for this entrance exam in all 33 Sainik Schools in India, but only for Class VI.

The Sainik School application process is divided into 4 parts. These are

  • Apply for Online Registration
  • Complete the Application Form
  • Upload all the documents (Photo & Signature)
  • Pay the Examination Fee

 To successfully apply for the Sainik School, follow the below-mentioned instructions.

  • Begin your application process by entering all the necessary details.
  • You will receive a confirmation message on the mobile number you entered while filling out the application process.
  • You will have to select the class in which you wish to apply.
  • Upload all the necessary documents
  • Pay the application fee online
  • The application fee for Sainik School will vary depending on the category to which candidates belong.
  • After the application fee is paid successfully, you will receive a confirmation email.

Sainik School Application Fee

The Sainik School application fee will vary depending on the candidate’s category. As per the guidelines of the Ministry of Defence, the application fee will be different for candidates belonging to General, Reserved and Defence wards. Check the table below to understand the Sainik School application fee.

Categories  Application Fee
General (Unreserved) INR 550
Reserved (SC/ ST/ EWS) INR 450
Defence Wards INR 450

Also read – Sainik School Admissions Important Dates, Merit List

Sainik School Admission Syllabus

The syllabus for the Sainik School admission consists of different subjects, in which applicants’ basic knowledge is tested. The Sainik School admission syllabus consists of subjects like Mathematics, Language (English/ Hindi), General Knowledge and General Intelligence. The syllabi for Class 6th and 9th are different. Check the table below to understand the syllabus for class 6th.

Subjects  Number of Questions Marks Per Question Marks 
Language (English/ Hindi) 25 25×2 50
Mathematics 50 50×3 150
General Intelligence 25 25×2 50
General Knowledge (SST & Science) 25 25×2 50
Total 125 300 300

The table below highlights the Sainik School syllabus for class 9th.

Subjects Number of Questions Marks Per Question Marks
English 25 25×2 50
mathematics 50 50×4 200
Social Studies 25 25×2 50
General Science 25 25×2 50
General Intelligence 25 25×2 50
Total 250 400 400


How many Sainik Schools are there in India?

As of 2023, there are a total of 33 Sainik Schools in India. The Indian Government is planning to establish 100 more Sainik Schools in collaboration with private organizations.

Is Sainik School an Army School?

Sainik Schools are established with the objective of training students to become fine soldiers for the country. Sainik Schools are similar to military schools, where students are trained both physically and mentally so that they can join the armed forces with ease.

How to apply for Sainik School?

Sainik Schools offer admission to boys students in Classes 6th and 9th and to girl students in Class 6th. To apply for Sainik School, you are required to register online on the official portal of the All India Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISEE).

Sainik Schools annually offer admission to Classes 6th and 9th. Students who wish to study at a Sainik school can apply for admission on the official website of the All India Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISEE).

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