NTA has issued notification for admission from class 6th to class 9th in Sainik School. Applications for admission in 33 Sainik Schools of the country can be made by visiting exams.nta.ac.in/AISSEE till 16 December 2023. The exam will be held on January 21, 2024 in pen paper mode. Defense Ministry has approved 19 new Sainik Schools. Admission to Class 6 of the new Sainik Schools for the academic year 2024-25 will be done through AISSEE 2024 only. Sainik Schools are English medium residential schools affiliated to the CBSE board. In these schools, along with studies, children are prepared for NDA and NA examinations and careers in other armed forces.
Ability – Eligibility for admission to Class 6: The age of the candidate should be between 10-12 years as on March 31, 2024. Admissions are open for girls also.
class 9 Eligibility for admission: Age should be between 13-15 years as on 31st March 2024. Must have passed class 8th at the time of admission. Admissions are open for girls also. The age limit is the same as for boys.
Sainik School Entrance Examination will be conducted in 186 cities. The exam will be held in 13 languages. The student can choose any language.
The examination will be conducted for 150 minutes for admission in class VI and for 180 minutes for admission in class IX. The sixth class exam will be held from 2 to 4.30 pm and the ninth class exam will be held from 2 to 5 pm. In the sixth class, language (Language), Mathematics, Intelligence, General Knowledge will be tested and in the ninth class, the test will be taken for Mathematics, Intelligence, English, General Knowledge, Social Science. There will be an examination of 300 marks in sixth and 400 marks in ninth. There will be no negative marking in the exam. All questions will be MCQ type.
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Minimum Qualifying Marks – The student must have at least 25% marks in each section and 40% marks in aggregate. This is not a condition for SC, ST students.
Application Fee: Rs 650 for General, Defense Personnel and Ex-Servicemen wards, OBC (NCL)
SC, ST: Rs 500