Application for Entrance Examination for admission to class VI/IX in are released every year in the month of Sep/Oct. Candidates can apply only through online mode from the official website of the Sainik Schools.
The likely number of vacancies in every academic year is 120 for Class VI and 20 for Class IX. The vacancies for admission projected in the prospectus and advertised in the newspaper are anticipated and approximate which are being calculated based on the vacancies arising in the previous year, however, the exact No. of vacancies to maintain the authorised strength of the School are being worked out, subsequently based on various factors like withdrawals, failures if any, prolonged absentees etc. and taking into consideration the strength of outgoing Class XII being taken off rolls. However, the number can be changed due to policy/administrative reasons.
Reservation of seats
- 67% seats in each Sainik School is researved for boys from state in which the Sainik school is located. The short fall, if any, and the remaining seats will be thrown open to boys from other States and Union Territories.
- 15% of the total seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes and 7 ½ % seats for Schedule Tribes
- 25% seats are reserved for children of serving personnel including ex-serviceman.Service officers
- Seat of Outside quota will be further distributed as per the policy letter no F.No 4(1)/SSS/2016 dated 5 Jul 2017.