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AISSEE will be a written test to be held on first / second Sunday of January every year. AISSEE is conducted for admission to Class VI & Class IX in Sainik Schools. Entrance Exam will be held in the first week of Jan 2019, First Sunday of January) (Except Sainik School Nagrota, for which the exam will be conducted in April 2019) Details of the test are given below.

AISSEE – All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination 2019

Application form will be available online at the official website. Candidates who are interested must ensure their eligibility before filling the application form.

Event Date
Sale of Application Form 3rd week of Oct 2018 to last week of Nov 2018
Last date of Receipt of Application form 1st week of Dec 2018
Release of Admit Card 3rd week of Dec 2018
Entrance Exam 1st week of Jan 2019
Declaration of Result 2nd week of Feb 2019

Admission Procedure

The Entrance Examination will be held for admission to class VI & IX. Boys who are between the age of 10 to 11 years (born between 02 Jul 2008 to 01 Jul 2009) and 13 to 14 year (born between 02 Jul 2005 to 01 Jul 2006) for Class IX are eligible to take the Entrance Examination. For admission to class IX, the boys should be studying in class VIII in a recognized school. Admission will be made strictly in order of merit only in classes VI and IX. In case the Entrance Examination cannot be conducted in any State/UT on account of administrative problem, a separate order will be issued to conduct another Entrance Examination on a date fixed by the Honorary Secretary.

Exam Pattern

Medium of Examination for Class VI examinations will be English, Hindi. The question papers for Class VI will continue to be set in English and all the recognized official languages. But question papers for class IX will be set in English only and students are required to answer in English.

In addition to 300 marks prescribed for Written Examination for Class VI and 400 marks for Class IX 50 marks for both VI & IX classes would be set apart for interview. The merit list for admission to the Sainik School would be complied on the basis of total marks. In case there is a tie with regard to overall marks, the marks for mathematics would be considered. In case there is a tie here also the marks for English for Class IX and Intelligence Test for class VI will be considered and thereafter the marks for General Science for Class IX and language for Class VI. In case there is a tie there also the boy younger in age will be selected. It will not be necessary for a boy to qualify separately in the interview and marks obtained in the writer test and interview together will determine his position in the final merit list.

Examination Centres

  • All Sainik Schools in India.


  • 15% of the total seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes and 7 ½% seats for Scheduled Tribes.
  • Out of the remaining, 67% of the seats will be reserved for boys from the State in which the Sainik Schools is located. Balance 33% left over of seats will be thrown open to boys from other States and Union Territories in the ration of their male population. Any unutilized seats in this category will be merged with home State seats.
  • 25% seats are reserved for children of service personnel including Ex-servicemen.

Answer Key

The question papers & answer keys of the exam held on January 07, 2018 has been published by the officials. Candidates can check the same through the links provided below.

Check Answer Keys:

Paper Question Paper Answer Key
Class VI
Paper I Click Here Click Here
Paper II Click Here Click Here
Hindi I Click Here Click Here
Class IX
Paper I Click Here Click Here
Paper II Click Here Click Here

Insofar, Official details on AISSEE – All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination 2019 has not been announced. Information on this page is based on last year information brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as AISSEE releases AISSEE – All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination 2019 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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