What are Sainik Schools?
Sainik School came into existence in the 1960’s and the primary objective was to remove regional imbalances in the officers cadre and to develop qualities of body , mind and character that would make young boys and girls good respectable citizens who could serve the defence academy. Every year Sainik School Exam is conducted for admission to the various schools located all over the country. These schools are named after the localities where they are situated. Admission is confined only to class 6th and class 9th and the standard of the entrance examination is equivalent to the CBSE boards.
Sainik School Exam
Important dates for Sainik School Exam 2013
All India Sainik School Entrance Exams (AISSEE) 2013: 6th January 2013
Last date of submission of filled in AISSEE application forms: 10th December 2012
Sainik School admission is confined to boys if Sixth and ninth standard. Admission is purely based on the merit list declared. All India Sainik School entrance exam is normally conducted in the first week of January at various centers all over the country.
Sainik Schools prepare students for joining the NDA or the National defence Academy of India. Approximately 40% of cadets who joined NDA are from the Sainik Schools. But, there are many students from the Sainik schools who have excelled in all walks of life and have opted other careers like the Administrative services, Engineers, Lawyers and even in politics. All Sainik schools are affiliated to the CBSE board and are also members of the prestigious public schools conference. Academic session for Sainik Schools starts from the April 1st and ends on 31st March.