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Sainik Schools

Sainik School Ambikapur
Sainik Schools


Sainik Schools embed essential Officers like Qualities (OLQ) within the children, from the very beginning of their schooldays. Sainik schools are conceived in 1961 by V.K. Krishna Menon, and established by Sainik School Society (SSS) that lie down directly under the ‘Ministry of Defence’. 33 such schools have been initiated in each state separately, covering all over India.

There are some more Sainik Schools have been determined for the establishment by the central and other state authorities, in fact, some of them are even under construction, at present. All of them are directly regulated by SSS, governed by Defence Ministry.

Age Criteria:

Class Age On 01 Jul Qualification
VI* 10 - 12 Years V Pass
IX* 13 - 15 Years VIII Pass

VI* - Candidate should be between 10 to 12 years as on 31 march 2022
IX* - Candidate should be between 13 to 15 years as on 31 march 2022

Sainik Schools;

Ambikapur, Bijapur, Korukonda, Goalpara, Gopalganj, Nalanda, Balachadi, Kunpura, Rewari, SujanpurTira, Nagrota, Tilaiya, Bijapur, Kodagu, Rewa, Satara, Kazhakootam, Imphal, Punglwa, Kapurthala, Bhubanswar, Chittorgarh, Ghorakhal, Purilia, Amraathi Nagar, Gorakhpur, Lucknow

The curriculum of Sainik Schools:

  • All the Sainik schools are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary School (CBSE), and Admission curriculum followed by schools is common as per CBSE.
  • Compulsory NCC training

To prepare for:

  • The prepare for All India Secondary School Examination of 10th board
  • All India Senior Secondary Certificate Examination of 12th board
  • UPSC examination for admission to NDA and naval academy

The Goals of the Sainik schools are

  • To abolish regional imbalance on the Officer Cadre.
  • To prepare boys Physically, Mentally & Academically for the entry in Defence Services (NDA & Naval Academy)
  • To enhance the qualities of children for being a good and skilled citizen.

Following are the requirements

  • Admissions are held only for the classes 6th and 9th, through all India entrance exam, held annually.
  • Only ‘Boys’ are taken for Sainik Schools

Admission Procedure:

  • Admission to Class VI & IX through All India Written Entrance Exam conducted at various centers in Jan every year.
  • Those who qualify in the written test have to attend the interview.
  • Candidates are medically examined by the board of civil/service doctors.

Exam Pattern

Sainik School Exam Pattern


  • Students of with Domiciles of State: 67%
  • Open for all Within the above categories: 33%
  • 25% of seats are reserved for children of service personnel and ex-servicemen.
  • 15% of the total seats are reserved for scheduled caste and 7½% percent for schedule tribes.

Fee Structure:

  • Approximate fee :- ₹ 80689.00 annually.
  • Defence persons will get a scholarship of ₹ 32000.00 annually.

What they say

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“I always wanted to be part of the Indian Defence to do something for my country, in fact my parents were also very about the same. Vikramaditya Academy has given me the opportunity to make my dream come true. All of the teachers and staff members are highly experienced and very supportive. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart”

Rohit Kumar Student
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“My son was got aspired by knowing about the ‘Defence Services’ and the way they work. He just wanted to wear the uniform of army and had medals upon them. Vikramaditya Academy have given him such disciplinary training that, I think no other coaching institution can ever provide.”

Dr. Anil Parent
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Academy. I would never forget the teachers who have taught me. They have not just taught me but actually have grown up me. I see myself as an officer since the very first day in joined the academy”.

Sumit Rawat Student
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“I have two sons in my family. The elder one has always been so week in studies from the very early age. This academy has taught him as such that I could never imagine he cleared the entrance of sainik school in his first attempt. And you know what his brother is now planning to go for the same and compete him….the academy has actually given my son a boost. ”

Vivek Sharam Parent