Sainik School Entrance Exam 2021 (AISSEE): Application Form, Date, Syllabus

The process of Sainik School Admission 2021 will begin in the month of August 2020 with the release of application form. Parents who wish to enroll their children into the Sainik schools all over the country need to submit the application on behalf of their wards. An entrance exam, AISSEE, will be conducted by the Sainik School Society to select the candidates for admission followed by a medical exam. Application form will be released through online mode while the exam will be conducted in offline mode.

Sainik School Entrance Exam Dates 2021

Check out the tentative dates related to Sainik School Admission 2021 in the table below:

ActivitiesTentative Dates
Starting of online registrationAugust 2020, 1st week
Last date to register onlineSeptember 2020, 4th week
Admit card issue dateDecember 2020, 1st week
Date of entrance examJanuary 2021, 1st week
Result announcement & release of call letterFebruary 2021, 1st week
Date of medical examFebruary 2021, 3rd week
Publication of final merit listMarch 2021, 3rd week
Commencement of admission processMarch 2021, last week
Intimation of surplus/ deficient candidatesMarch 2021, last week

Sainik School Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021

For admission to Sainik School, the candidates must meet the eligibility criteria prescribed below:

Class VI:

  • Gender: Only boy applicants are eligible for Sainik School admissions.
  • Age limit: As on 31st March 2021, the age of the candidates should not be less than 10 years or greater than 12 years.

Class IX:

  • Gender: Boy candidates can only apply for the admissions.
  • Age limit: As on 31st March 2021, the age of the candidates should not be less than 13 years or greater than 15 years.
  • Qualification: Candidate should be studying in class 8 in any recognized school.

Application Process

The application form for Sainik School 2021 admission will be released online. Candidates can obtain the form by visiting the official website of Sainik School Society www.sainikschooladmission.in.

  • Candidates should provide their personal and academic details into the application and upload their photograph and signature in scanned format.
  • Choice for exam city and for school should also be provided into the application form.
  • After providing these details, candidates can proceed with the payment of the application fee.
  • The applicants then need to upload scanned copies of their birth certificate, domicile certificate and caste certificate into the form.
  • After uploading these documents, the candidates should submit the application form and take its printout.

Application fee:

  • Candidates need to pay an amount of Rs. 400/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/ ST candidates) as Sainik school application fee.
  • Payment of application form can be done online using debit card/ credit card or net banking.

AISSEE 2021 Exam Pattern

The basic exam pattern for Sainik School Entrance Exam 2021 is provided below:

For class VI:

  • Mode of exam: Offline
  • Duration of exam: 2:30 hours
  • Number of questions: 125
  • Type of question: Multiple-choice based
  • Medium of exam: English and all recognized official languages
  • Total marks: 300
TopicsNo. of questionsMarks per questionTotal marksDuration
Language2525030 minutes
Intelligence2525030 minutes
Mathematics50315060 minutes
General Knowledge2525030 minutes
Total125—-3002:30 hours

For class IX:

  • Mode of exam: Offline
  • Duration of exam: 3 hours
  • Number of questions: 150
  • Type of question: Multiple-choice based
  • Medium of exam: English
  • Total marks: 400
TopicsNo. of questionsMarks per questionTotal marksDuration
Mathematics50420060 minutes
English2525030 minutes
General Science2525030 minutes
Intelligence2525030 minutes
Social Studies2525030 minutes
Total150—-4003 hours

Syllabus for All India Sainik School Entrance Exam 2021

The syllabus for both class 6 and class 9 entrance exam is provided below:

For class VI:

  • Language: Tenses, Sentence Formation, Rearranging Jumbled Words, Grammar, Prepositions, Verb & Adjective, Vocabulary, One Word Substitution, etc
  • Intelligence: Analogy Test, Letter Series, Alphabet Series, Basic Reasoning, etc
  • Mathematics: Number System, Mathematical Functions, BODMAS Rule, Average, Geometry, Mensuration, Profit & Loss, Simple Interest, etc
  • General Knowledge: Food & Nutrition, Solar System, Human Body, Freedom Struggle, Climate & Weather, Indian Constitution, Environment Pollution, etc

For class IX:

  • Mathematics: Cubes & Squares, Algebra, Polynomials, Mensuration, Factorization Simple & Compound Interest, Area & Perimeter, Solid Figures, Geometry, etc
  • English: Comprehension, Article, Direct & Indirect Speech, Omitted Words, Tenses, Active & Passive Voice, Spotting Error, Grammar, etc
  • General Science: Cell Structure & Function, Microorganisms, Food Production & Management, Common Diseases, Carbon & Its Properties, Plants & Animals, etc
  • Intelligence: Completion of Series, Seating Arrangement- Simple & Circular, Logical Reasoning, Coding & Decoding, Blood Relations, etc
  • Social Studies: United Nations, Globalization, Modern Indian History, Economy of India, Human Rights, Plants & Wildlife, Manufacturing Industries, etc

Admit Card

  • Admit card to appear in the Sainik school entrance test 2021 will be uploaded on the official website of Sainik School Society.
  • A printout of the admit card should be taken and carried by the candidates while reporting to the exam center.
  • No candidates will be allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid admit card.
  • Details of the exam like schedule and venue will be communicated to the candidates via the admit card.
  • The admit card will also be required at the time of the admission and therefore should be preserved by the candidates.

Result & Selection

  • Authorities will declare the result of the entrance exam and upload a list of the qualified candidates on the Sainik School Society’s website.
  • Call letter to appear in the medical exam will also be released along with the merit list.
  • Candidates will be able to check their OMR sheet by logging to their account and making payment of a prescribed amount of fee.
  • Those shortlisted for medical exam need to report for the same as per the details mentioned in their call letter.
  • After the conduct of the medical exam, the candidates need to get their documents verified.
  • A final merit list will be prepared for the candidates who clear the medical exam and document verification round.
  • Admissions will be granted to the candidates as per the final merit list.

Important Documents

The candidates should carry the following documents in original and in photocopy while appearing for the medical exam:

  • Date of birth certificate
  • Copy of entrance exam result
  • Permanent resident certificate
  • Certificate of income from Tahsildar
  • Certificate of domicile from Tahsildar
  • Category certificate, for SC/ ST candidates
  • Service book for Defence quota candidates
  • 4 latest passport size photographs

Reservation Policy

  • 67% of the seats in each Sainik School will be reserved for boys from the state in which the Sainik School is located.
  • Rest 33% seats will be open to boys from other States and Union Territories as per the ratio of their male population.
  • 15% of the total seats are reserved for the candidates of SC category and 7.5% seats for ST category.
  • 25% of seats are reserved for the Children of Service Personnel including Ex-Servicemen.

Sainik School Admission 2021 FAQs

Is it possible for me to submit my application offline?

The application form can be filled and submitted only through online mode. No other way is provided by the authorities for the same.

What is the minimum qualifying mark in the entrance exam?

Unless changed, the minimum qualifying marks for general category candidates, children of Defence Service personnel and ex-servicemen will be 25% in each subject with 40% in aggregate. For SC/ST candidates, the minimum qualifying standards are not required and they will be admitted on the basis of inter-se-merit at the entrance exam/ interview.

Sainik schools are affiliated to which board?

All Sainik schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) with medium of instruction as English in all these schools.

In case of any query related to the admissions or any other, whom should I contact?

In case of any query, you can send an email at sainikschooladmission@gmail.com or can give a call at the helpline number 7827969316, 7827969318 (9 am to 5 pm on all working days).

List of Sainik Schools in India 2021

A list of all the Sainik schools in the country is provided below:

Serial No.StateSainik School
1Andhra PradeshSAINIK SCHOOL KORUKONDA
2SAINIK SCHOOL KALIKIRI
3Arunachal PradeshSAINIK SCHOOL EAST SIANG
4AssamSAINIK SCHOOL GOALPARA
5BiharSAINIK SCHOOL GOPALGANJ
6SAINIK SCHOOL NALANDA
7ChhattisgarhSAINIK SCHOOL AMBIKAPUR
8GujaratSAINIK SCHOOL BALACHADI
9HaryanaSAINIK SCHOOL REWARI
10SAINIK SCHOOL KUNJPURA
11Himachal PradeshSAINIK SCHOOL SUJANPUR TIRA
12JharkhandSAINIK SCHOOL TILAIYA
13Jammu & KashmirSAINIK SCHOOL NAGROTA
14KarnatakaSAINIK SCHOOL KODAGU
15SAINIK SCHOOL BIJAPUR
16KeralaSAINIK SCHOOL KAZHAKOOTTAM
17MaharashtraSAINIK SCHOOL CHANDRAPUR
18SAINIK SCHOOL SATARA
19Madhya PradeshSAINIK SCHOOL REWA
20ManipurSAINIK SCHOOL IMPHAL
21MizoramSAINIK SCHOOL CHHINGCHHIP
22NagalandSAINIK SCHOOL PUNGLWA
23OdishaSAINIK SCHOOL BHUBANESHWAR
24SAINIK SCHOOL SAMBALPUR
25PunjabSAINIK SCHOOL KAPURTHALA
26RajasthanSAINIK SCHOOL JHUNJHUNU
27SAINIK SCHOOL CHITTORGARH
28Tamil NaduSAINIK SCHOOL AMARAVATHINAGAR
29Uttar PradeshSAINIK SCHOOL JHANSI
30SAINIK SCHOOL MAINPURI
31SAINIK SCHOOL AMETHI
32UttarakhandSAINIK SCHOOL GHORAKHAL
33West BengalSAINIK SCHOOL PURULIA

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