Sainik School Complete Exam Details

Prepare For Sainik School (Making Officers Building Nation)

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To offer quality education to the children of rural masses and to develop qualities of body, mind and character which will enable the young boys to become good and useful citizens and eventually be a feeder to National Defence Academy.


The school was conceived with the motive of bringing public school education to the door step of the common man and sending a maximum number of its cadets to National Defence Academy.

Exam Notification

Sainik School Entrance Examination 2023-24 Session

Sainik School Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students who has passed or appearing in the previous classes means Class Vth and VIIIth are eligible to appear in entrance examination.

Fill Sainik School Application Form Online


Date of form:- 1 October to 31 October 2022 (Expected)
Date of Exam: - 8 January 2023(Expected)

Age Limit For 2023 Exam



Form Date:
1 October to 31 October 2022 (Expected)
Exam Date:
For Class VI: 8 January 2023(Expected)
For Class IX: 8 January 2023(Expected)


Form Date:
01 September to 30 September 2023 (Expected)
Exam Date:
For Class VI: 07 January 2024(Expected)
For Class IX: 07 January 2024(Expected)

For Class VI: From 02.00 pm to 04.30 pm
For Class IX: From 02.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Sec Subject Number of
Marks per
A Mathematics 50 3
B General Knowledge 25 2
C Language 25 2
D Intelligence 25 2
Total 125 300
Sec Subject Number of
Marks per
A Mathematics 50 4
B English 25 2
C General Science 25 2
D Social Studies 25 2
E Intelligence 25 2
Total 150 400
Medium of the question paper of the exam for admission to Class VI will be any one of the following languages, opted by the candidates in their application form: English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Odiya, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi, Bengali and Urdu
You can change any of the details that was earlier filled in in the exam from through the Correction Window at during the period from 21.12.2020 to 25.12.2020. You can also upload the correct document/s through the correction window, in case there was an error in the documents you had earlier uploaded. No correction can be carried out either through email or fax or letter. Please read the Information Bulletin and check the NTA website for updates.
Extra payment, if any, made by you will be refunded to you, soon after the closure of the correction window, after fee reconciliation. In case you do not receive the refund as stated above, you may write to us at stating your application number, name, transaction reference number, date of the transaction, name of the bank/payment gateway through which payment was made.
On the log in screen of the portal,, click the “forgot application number” button and follow the procedure give there. You will get your application number.


The admit card will be uploaded on NTA website as per the announcement on NTA website. Candidates need to check the admit card carefully for all particulars e.g. Roll No. Name, Medium, Date of Birth, Gender, Examination City/Centre, Date and time of the exam, Category, etc
Admit Card contains a Declaration cum Undertaking regarding COVID 19. You are required to affix your photograph and left hand thumb impression at the foot of the Declaration/Undertaking and also get the signature of your parent affixed at the space provided, before reaching the centre. You will be required to sign on the admit card in the presence of the Invigilator at the exam centre and also submit the same to the Invigilator after the exam.
    You are permitted to carry, only the following items to the test centre:
  • Pen (Black/Blue)
  • Personal transparent water bottle (500 ml))
  • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml))
  • Admit Card along with Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA website (a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled in and photo affixed.)
  • Valid ID cards)
Class VI:
For those who opted for English or Hindi, the question paper will be in English and in Hindi.
For those who opted for any of the specified languages, the question paper will be in the specified language and in English.
In case of any discrepancy or error in a question (other than those in the Language Section of the Class VI paper), in the version of the paper in the opted language, English version shall prevail


- After the conduct of test, the scanned OMR answer sheet of candidates will be made available on the NTA website. Exact date of display of scanned images of OMR Answer Sheets, will be communicated after the examination on NTA website.
- Candidates will be able to view their respective OMR answer sheet by applying for it and paying a non refundable fee of Rs. 100/-.
- After exam, experts shall verify the answer keys for the question paper administered.
- NTA will display the Questions and Provisional Answer Keys on the NTA website, on a date communicated to candidates through NTA website and public notice/press release in advance.
- Candidates, who are not satisfied with the answer key, may challenge by filing online application form and paying a non refundable sum of Rs. 200/- per question, through the given window. Applications received by hand or by fax or email will not be considered.
- Experts test the challenges received, and if needed key is revised.
- The result will be complied on the basis of final answer keys.
- No grievance with regard to answer key(s) after declaration of result will be entertained. The NTA’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.
- Candidates are advised to remain in touch with the NTA website or for the exact dates and other updates.
Responses will be processed based on the answer keys verified and finalised.
NTA shall address discrepancies if any in the following manner
If more than one option are found to be correct, post challenge or during key verification – Marks will be awarded to only those students who have marked any of the correct options.
If all options are found to be correct – Full marks to be awarded to all students, who have attempted the question.
If none of the options is correct/Question is found to be wrong – All students who appeared in the exam would be awarded full marks
A candidate is eligible for admission to the Sainik Schools, if he/she secures a minimum of 25% marks in each subject of the exam and 40% marks in aggregate of all the subjects of AISSEE 2021. However, admission will be based on relative merit (in AISSEE) of candidate in his/her category in the school opted by him/her, medical fitness and verification of requisite documents. However, no minimum marks are prescribed for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category. They will be admitted on the basis of inter-se merit at the Entrance Examination within their respective categories, subject to medical fitness and verification of requisite documents.
Result will be processed and hosted on NTA website by the end of February 2021. Be in touch with the NTA website for updates.