Sainik School Admission 2024 – AISSEE Online Form

Sainik School Admission 2024 – AISSEE Online Form

The journey to a career in the defense forces begins with the All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination (AISSEE) 2024. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has recently unveiled the official notification, paving the way for aspiring students to join Class VI and Class IX in 33 distinguished Sainik Schools across the nation for the academic year 2024-2025.

Understanding Sainik Schools

Sainik Schools, affiliated to CBSE and overseen by the Ministry of Defence through the Sainik Schools Society, are English medium residential institutions. Their primary goal is to groom cadets for admission into prestigious defense academies like the National Defence Academy and the Indian Naval Academy.

Sainik School Admission Details

Exam Essentials

  • Name of Exam: All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination (AISSEE)
  • Academic Session: 2024 – 2025
  • Date of Exam: 21st January 2024 (Sunday)
  • Mode of Exam: Pen Paper (OMR Sheets based)
  • Paper Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions

Sainik School in Assam

  • Name: Sainik School, Goalpara
  • Seats Available: Class VI: 80 | Class IX: 42

Reservation Criteria

  • 67% of seats: Candidates domiciled in the State/ UT where the Sainik School is located.
  • 33% of seats: Candidates from Other States and Union Territories (UT).


Exam Duration

  • Class 6th: 150 minutes
  • Class 9th: 180 minutes

Examination Fee

  • SC/ST: Rs.500/-
  • Others: Rs.650/-

Eligibility Criteria

For Class VI
  • Candidate age: 10 to 12 years as of 31st March 2024
  • Admission open for girls in Class VI
For Class IX
  • Candidate age: 13 to 15 years as of 31st March 2024
  • Admission for girls in Class IX (subject to vacancies)
  • Passed Class VIII exam from a recognized school at the time of admission

Examination Fee for AISSEE 2024

  • Category: SC/ST
    • Fee: Rs. 500/-
  • Category: Others
    • Fee: Rs. 650/-

How to Apply for Sainik School Admission

Aspiring students can follow these steps to submit their online applications for AISSEE 2024:

  1. Visit the NTA website: Scroll down and go to the Important web-links section.
  2. Access the Form: Click on “Sainik School Admission Form.”
  3. Enter Credentials: A new web page will open. Enter all required credentials and make the fee payment as per your category.
  4. Submission: Finally, submit the form.

Important Dates to Remember

  • Starting date of submission: 7th November 2023
  • Last date of submission: 16th December 2023, 5 PM
  • Admit Card Download: To be declared later
  • Date of Entrance Examination: 21st January 2024 (Sunday)
  • Publication of Merit List: To be declared later

In conclusion, the AISSEE 2024 marks the initiation of a promising journey for young minds aspiring to serve the nation through the defense forces. Seize this opportunity and take the first step towards a future of honor and discipline.

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Scheme of AISSEE 2024

Mode of Examination: Paper pencil on OMR answer sheets for admission to both Class VI and Class IX.

Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions

Exam Centres @ Assam: Guwahati, Goalpara, Sonitpur and Dibrugarh

Class 6th Entrance Exam

Medium of Exam: English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

Timing of Exam: 2 PM to 4:30 PM

Negative Marking: Nil
SectionTopicNo of QuestionsTotal Marks
DGeneral Knowledge2550

Class 9th Entrance Exam

Medium of Exam: English

Timing of Exam: 2 PM to 5 PM

Negative Marking: 

SectionTopicNo of QuestionsTotal Marks
DGeneral Science2550
ESocial Science2550

Qualifying Marks of AISSEE

# 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 2024. 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 their meeting the eligibility requirements, medical fitness and verification of requisite documents.

# In case an SC/ST/OBC(NCL) category candidate comes in the general merit on his/ her own, he or she would be admitted against general seat and will not be adjusted against the reserved share of SC/ST/OBC(NCL) seats.

FAQs of Sainik School Admission

  1. Is there an age limit for admission to Sainik Schools?
    • Yes, there is an age limit. For admission to Class VI, the candidate should be between 10 and 12 years as of 31st March 2024, and for Class IX, the age range is 13 to 15 years.
  2. Can girls apply for Sainik School admission?
    • Absolutely. Girls are eligible to apply for both Class VI and Class IX. However, admission for girls in Class IX is subject to the availability of vacancies.
  3. How can I pay the examination fee for AISSEE 2024?
    • The examination fee can be paid online only. Use debit/credit cards, internet banking, or UPI for a hassle-free transaction.
  4. What is the reservation criteria for seats in Sainik Schools?
    • Seats are reserved to ensure inclusivity. 67% of seats are for candidates domiciled in the State/UT, and the remaining 33% are for candidates from Other States and Union Territories.
  5. When will the Merit List be published?
    • The publication date of the Merit List will be declared later. Applicants should stay updated for this crucial information.

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