AISSEE is 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 wil be held on 07th Jan 2018, First Sunday of January) (Except Sainik School Nagrota, for which the exam will be conducted in April 2018) Details of the test are given below.

Schedule for the AISSEE is given here.

Event Date
Sale of Application Form 16 Oct 2017 to 30 Nov 2017
Last date of Receipt of Application form 05 Dec 2017
Entrance Exam 07 Jan 2018

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 2007 to 01 Jul
2008) and 13 to 14 year (born between 02 Jul 2004 to 01 Jul 2005) 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.

Examination Centres

  • All Sainik Schools in India.

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


  • 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.

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