Sainik Schools Admissions 2021-2022: State-Wise Admission Process

Candidates who are aspiring to get admission in Sainik schools they need to appear for All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination (AISSEE). You can get admission into class VI & IX upon clearing the exam.  The application form for Sainik School admission 2021 is to be open from August 2020 and the exam is scheduled to be held in the month of January 2021. One can purchase the prospectus-cum-application forms by paying Rs.400/- for General  & Defence category and Rs.250/- for SC/ST category.

The schools have to make their own arrangement for conducting entrance exam. The responsibility for conduct of the examination in respect of the following States and the Union Territories where Sainik Schools are not established will be that of the schools indicated against each:-

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Uttar PradeshSainik School, Ghorakhal, Uttarakhand
Yanam & TelanganaSainik School, Korukonda
Andaman & Nicobar IslandSainik School, Purulia.
Meghalaya & SikkimSainik School, Goalpara
Diu & Daman, Dadra & Nagar HaveliSainik School, Balachadi
GoaSainik School, Satara
Puducherry & KaraikalSainik School, Amaravathinagar
Lakshadweep & MaheSainik School, Kazhakootam
TripuraSainik School, Imphal
ChandigarhSainik School, Kapurthala
DelhiSainik School, Kunjpura

Sainik School Admission 2021 Schedule

Here is the official schedule for Sainik School admission 2021:

Events Respective Dates
Prospectus/Admission Form sale will start fromAugust 2020
Deadline for receiving of applicationSep 2020
Entrance exam dateJanuary 2021
Displaying Roll Number wise Merit List of candidates invited for Medical Examination and issue of Call LettersFebruary 2021
Date of conducting the medical examMarch 2021
Final merit list to be published along with waiting listMarch 2021

Quick Highlights about Admission

  • Class VI question papers will be set in English and all other recognized official languages.
  • The question paper for class IX will be set in English language only.
  • Qualifying Marks for General and Children of Defence Services: 25% in each subject along with 40% in aggregate.
  • Qualifying marks for SC/ST: Not prescribed. Admissions are offered to candidates based on inter-se-merit at the entrance examination within these categories.
  • 300 marks are set for the written exam and 400 marks for class IX. The merit list would be prepared based on marks obtained by them in the qualifying exam.

Eligibility Criteria

The prescribed age criteria for Sainik School admission 2020 is as follows:

  • Class VI: The age of a candidate should lie in between 10-12 years as on 31st March 2021.
  • Class IX: The age of a candidate should lie in between 13 – 15 years as on 31st March 2020.

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Registration Process for Sainik School Admission 2021

There are four steps involved in Sainik School registration process, have a look here:

  • Registration: Complete the registration by providing few basic details such as your name, father’s name etc.
  • Upload Photograph & Signature: You need to upload photograph & signature thereafter.
  • Make payment: Further you need to make payment of Rs.400/- for General & Defence category and Rs.250/- for SC/ST category candidates. The fee includes prospectus-cum-application form.
  • Upload Documents: You need to upload the following documents:
  1. Birth Certificate: You need to upload Transfer Certificate issued by previous school, extract of date of birth entered in the service documents or certificate issued by Municipal Committee/Board/Corporation.
  2. Domicile Certificate: You need to upload documents as issued by State Government.
  3. Caste certificate: You need to upload document as issued by State Government.


  • 15% seats are reserved for SC category and 7½% seats are reserved for ST category candidates.
  • 25% seats are considered reserved for children of service personnel including Ex-servicemen
  • Out of the remaining, 67% of the seats will be reserved for boys from the State in which the Sainik School is located. Balance 33% left over of seats will be thrown open to boys from other States and Union Territories in the ratio of their male population. Any unutilized seats in this category will be merged with home State seats.

Admission Process

The admission to sainik schools in India is only confined to boys in class VI and IX standard. The admission of the boys in the school is granted on the basis of written examination, interview, and medical examination. The All India Sainik School Entrance Exam is conducted on the 1st Sunday of January each year at different centers. The Sainik School of Lucknow conducts the exam. All the schools are affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi.

List of Sainik Schools in India 2021

Here is the list of Sainik schools in India in all states. Students can apply in the school they are interested and should duly comply with all the formalities within the time frame allotted.

Sr. NoStateSainik Schools
1AssamSainik School Goalpara
2Andhra PradeshSainik School Korukonda
3BiharSainik School Gopalganj
Sainik School Nalanda
4ChhattisgarhSainik School Ambikapur
5HaryanaSainik School Kunjpura
Sainik School Rewari
6GujaratSainik School Balachadi
7Jammu &KashmirSainik School Nagrota
8JharkhandSainik School Tilaiya
9Himachal PradeshSainik School Sujanpur Tira
10KarnatakaSainik School Bijapur

Sainik School Kodagu

11Madhya PradeshSainik School Rewa
12KeralaSainik School Kazhakootam
13MaharashtraSainik School Satara
14NagalandSainik School Punglwa
15ManipurSainik School Imphal
16RajasthanSainik School Chittorgarh
17PunjabSainik School Kapurthala
18OrissaSainik School Bhubaneswar
19West BengalSainik School Purulia
20Tamil NaduSainik School Amaravathi Nagar
21UttrakhandSainik School Ghorakhal

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  1. Do we have a Sainik school in U.P?

  2. dear sir,

    Sainik school admission form is available for session 2021-22. because site not shown, pls confirm.

  3. Mere son ke 240 no.usne mainpuri test diya tha vha merit 270 hai or ghorakhal me 217 vo 2nd choice me tha vhan kuch ho sakta hai ?

  4. I want to admission in sainik school Bal chandi Gujarat

    Dear Sir/madam
    Good Afternoon
    We want to admission of my son in sainik school Bal chandi,gujarat, at present we are in vapi bakwas
    Please guide us.
    With regards

  5. srikanth dhanavath (I.A.F)

    i want to become a IAF commander.
    my standard is 8th class.
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