All India Sainik School Entrance examination is conducted to admit boys to Sainik Schools. The entrance exam is held only for students in Sixth and Ninth standards. The admission test is usually conducted on first Sunday of January at different centres spread across the country. All the Sainik Schools are affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi.
Structure and Pattern of All India Sainik School Entrance Exam
For the Class VI students, question papers will be prepared in English, Hindi and all other recognized regional official languages.
The medium of examination for Class IX is English. However students are allowed to write exam in any of their preferred languages.
Subjects for Class VI
oMathematics and Language Ability Test (200 marks)
oIntelligence Test (100 marks)
Subjects for Class IX
oMathematics and Science (200+75 marks)
oEnglish and Social Studies (100+75marks)
Question paper pattern keep on changing every year. The syllabus for the VI and IX entrance exams is usually based on the NCERT books of V and VIII respectively.
Qualification Criteria for All India Sainik School Entrance Exam
Boys aged between 10 and 11 years are eligible to appear for the entrance exam to VI standard and those aged between 13 and 14 years are eligible for IX standard. The students must have completed their previous years’ education from recognized school to get admission to Sainik School. For SC candidates 15% and for ST candidates 7.5% of total seats are reserved. 25% of seats are reserved for the children of service personnel and ex-servicemen.
Application Procedure for All India Sainik School Entrance Exam
The candidates can obtain prospectus, application form and question papers can be obtained from the Principal of the respective Sainik schools.