Sainik School Admission 2022: Application, Eligibility Criteria, Result, List of Qualified Candidates


Sainik School Admission 2022 registration will begin soon. NTA is the conducting body of the All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination (AISSEE). Sainik School Admissions take place for the Class VI and Class IX for the academic year through AISSEE. The final selection in the school is based on school-wise, class-wise, category-wise rank in the merit list of the Entrance examination. Candidates also need to submit the medical fitness report approved by competent Medical authorities. A student is allowed to apply for admission to only one Sainik School. Read the eligibility criteria very carefully before applying for the exam. Check the detailed information about the  Sainik School Admissions. 

Sainik School  Admission Exam Status


Candidates can check the Sanik School Admission Exam Staus from the table given below:

Sanik School Admission Exam Status
Particulars Status
Sanik School Admission Status No official Notification has been released yet

Sainik School  Admission 2022 Important Dates 

The events of the  Sainik School  Admission 2021 are over. This year the notification will be out in December for the academic session 2022-23

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Sanik School Admission Schedule 2022
Events  Dates (Tentative)
Release of Sainik School  Admission Notification  October 2021
Release of  Sainik School  Admission Application Form  October 2021
Last date to apply December 2021
Application Correction Window  December 2021
Releasing of the  AISSEE admit card December 2021
Sainik School  Admission Test 2021 (All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination (AISSEE)) January 2022
AISSEE  result March 2022

Sainik School  Admission 2022 Application Form

In order to successfully complete the application process, one need to follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Visit the official website of  All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination (AISSEE) i.e 
  • Click on the “ AISSEE 2022 Application Form
  • As per school record enter the details such as Candidates Name/ Mothers Name/ Fathers Name, Official Date of Birth in dd/mm/yyyy.
  • Enter one of the identification details such as School ID card or PAN Card or Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits), Passport Number or any other Photo Identity Card issued by the Government
  • Now enter the valid email id and mobile no. and complete communication address. 
  • Registration will be done and a login id will be generated.
  • Use the login id to access the account and complete the process. 

Step 2: Fill the Application Form

  • Enter the details such as choice of the school, the choice of the examination cities. 

Step 3: Upload The Scanned Images

Photograph Specification 

  • Passport size Photograph with white background   in JPG or JPEG format (size: 10 kb to 200 kb)
  • Must be taken on or after 1 st July 2021.
  • Photographs must clearly indicate the date of taking the photograph.
  • No caps or goggles are allowed in the photograph
  • The photographs need not be attested.
  • Note: Same Passport size photographs are to be used for uploading with Online Application Form and for pasting on Attendance Sheet at the Examination Centre/Admission

Signature Specification 

  • The signature must be in the white background between 4 kb to 30 kb in JPG or JPEG format.
  • Full signature in running handwriting

Left-hand thumb impression

  •  Left-hand thumb impression on white paper with Blue Ink.
  • File size must be between 10 kb and 50 kb in JPG or JPEG format. 
  • Caste certificate,  domicile certificate or service certificate or birth certificate file size must be between 100 kb to 500 kb in JPG or JPEG format.

Step 4: Payment of the application fee

  • One can pay the application fee in an online mode through  Debit/Credit Card/Net-banking/UPI
  • Rs 400 /- for SC/ST and Rs 550/- for all others.

Sainik School Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

For admission to Class VI

  • Age must be between 10 and 12 years as of 31 March 2022 i.e. must be born between 01 April 20010 and 31 March 2012 (both days inclusive) for admission to the academic year 2022-23.  
  • Admission for Girls is open for Class VI. 
  • Candidates must secure a minimum of 25% marks in each subject of the exam and 40% marks in aggregate of all the subjects of AISSEE. The final selection is on the basis of merit. .

For admission to Class IX

  • Age must be between 13 and 15 years as of 31 March 2022 i.e. must be  born between 01 April 2007 and 31 March 2009 (both days inclusive)
  • Admission for Girls is not open for Class IX.
  • Must clear Class VIII exam from a recognized school at the time of admission.
  •  Candidates must secure a minimum of 25% marks in each subject of the exam and 40% marks in aggregate of all the subjects of AISSEE. The final selection is on the basis of merit. 

Note: For classes VI and IX no minimum marks are there for the reserved category students

Sainik School Admission 2022  Exam Pattern 

Candidates must be aware of the exam pattern that indicates the total no. of questions, marking patterns, exam duration etc. 

Class 6 Exam Pattern 

  • Duration of the exam is 2 hr 30 min
  • MCQ types questions 
  • Total question is 175
  • Total marks is 400
  • No negative marking
Class 6 Exam Pattern
Subjects  Total Question   Maximum Marks
Maths 50 150
Intelligence  25 50
English  25 50
Hindi  25 50
Language (Regional) 25 50
GK 25 50
Total  175 400

Class 9 Exam Pattern

  • Duration of Exam: The duration of the exam is 3 hr
  • Type of Questions: MCQ types questions 
  • Total No.of Questions: Total question is 150
  • Total Marks: Total marks are 400
  • Marking Scheme: No negative marking
Class 9 Exam Pattern
Subjects  Total Marks  Maximum Marks
Maths 50 200
Intelligence  25 50
English  25 50
Social Science  25 50
Science  25 50
Total  150 400

Sainik School Admission 2022 Syllabus

The complete syllabus for class 6 is mentioned below. Go through the syllabus now:

Syllabus For Class 6 

Class 6 Syllabus
Subjects Topics 
  • Natural Numbers
  • LCM and HCF
  • Unitary Method
  • Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportion 
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simplification
  • Average 
  • Percentage
  • Area and Perimeter
  • Simple Interest
  • Lines 
  • and Angles
  • Temperature
  • Conversion of Units
  • Roman Numerals
  • Types of Angles
  • Circle
  • Volume of Cube and Cuboids
  • Prime and Composite Numbers
  • Plane Figures
  • Decimal Numbers
  • Speed and Time
  • Operation on Numbers
  • Complementary and Supplementary Angles
  • Arranging of Fractions
  • analogies (mathematical & verbal)
  • pattern (spatial and mathematical)
  • Classification
  • Visual
  • logical
  • reasoning etc.
  • Comprehension Passage
  • Preposition
  • Article
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbs and Type
  • Confusing Words 
  • Question Tags
  • Types of sentence
  • Tense forms
  • Kinds of Nouns
  • Kinds of Pronouns
  • Correct Spelling
  • Ordering of words in sentence
  • Sentence Formation
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Adjectives
  • Interjection
  • Idiom and Phrases
  • Collective Nouns
  • Number
  • Gender
  • Adverbs
  • Rhyming Words
  • Singular/Plural
  • गदययांश
  • विशेषण की ऩहचयन
  • सांज्ञय के भेदों की ऩहचयन
  • .महुयिरे 
  • श्रुतर्समभभन्नयर्कथ शब्द
  • अशदुधधशोधन (ियक्य)
  • विऱोम शब्द
  • ऩययथयियची शब्द
  • सांधध
  • समयस.
  • .क्रियय
  • उऩसग
  • क्रियय 
  • विशेषण की ऩहचयन
  • िचन बदऱनय
  • अर्थ के आधयर ऩर ियक्य भेद
  • ियच्य ऩररिर्थन
  • सिथनयम की ऩहचयन
  • कयऱ
  • भऱ ांग बदऱनय
  • िणथ विचयर
  • ियक्य विचयर
  • ऱोकोक्क्र्यय
  • िर्नथ ी शदुधध
  • प्रत्यय
LANGUAGE (REGIONAL) Questions in the language (regional) section will be based on topics dealt till Class V
General Knowledge
  • Different Types of Scientific Devices Used in Daily Life
  • Icons and Symbols of India: National Insignia, National Emblem, Sports, Animal etc. (Elementary awareness of such symbols)
  • Major Religions of India (Elementary awareness about founder, place of origin, religious books and important ideas)
  • Art and Culture (Music, Classical and Folk Dance); Renowned Personalities, Instrumental and Vocal Music, Major Dance Forms
  • Defence (Equivalent Ranks in three services, Weapons, Aircraft, Missiles & Warships (Elementary awareness)
  • Sports and Games (India & World). Renowned personalities, major competitions and trophies associated with various games
  • Super Senses (How do plants and animals sense their surroundings)
  • Relationship between Animals and Human Beings
  • Taste and Digestion (Basic concepts) 
  • Cooking and Preserving Techniques
  • Germination and Seed Dispersal
  • Traditional Water Harvesting Techniques
  • Experiment with Water on Everyday Life
  • Water Pollution and Microbial Diseases
  • Concepts on Mountain Terrain and Lifestyle
  • Historical Monuments
  • Shape of Earth and Gravitation (Basic concepts)
  • Non-Renewable Energy Sources (Fossil Fuels)
  • Food, Culture, Habitat, Languages etc of various regions (Basic concepts)
  • Names of young ones of different animals
  • Functions of Body Parts of Plants and Animals
  • International Organizations: Basic knowledge about structure, functioning and objectives of United Nations, World Bank etc
  • Indian Literary and Cultural Personalities: Names and fields of achievements
  • Indian Literary and Cultural Awards. (Names of the awards and recent recipients)
  • Natural Calamities (Flood and Earthquake)
  • Evaporation, Condensation and Water Cycle (Basic concepts)
  • Life of Farmers (Farming techniques)
  • Tribal Communities and Forest Produce 

Syllabus For Class 9

Class 9 Syllabus
Subjects  Topics 
  • Rational Numbers 
  • Linear Equations in One Variable
  • Understanding Quadrilaterals
  • Data Handling (Bar Graph and Line Graph)
  • Squares and Square Roots
  • Cubes and Cube Roots
  • Comparing Quantities (Percentage, Profit and Loss)
  • Algebraic Expressions and Identities
  • Area and Perimeters
  • Volumes and Surface Areas
  • Exponents and Powers
  • Playing with Numbers 
  • Visualizing Solid Shapes
  • Triangles ( Pythagoras Theorem)
  • Euler‟s Formula
  • Average, Median, Mode
  • Probability
  • Pie Chart
  • Direct & Inverse Proportions
  • Factorizations
  • Introduction to Graph
  • Unitary Method
  • Divisibility Exam
  • Triangles (Angle Sum Property)
  • Parallel Lines
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Time and Work
  • Area and Perimeter of Circles
  • Algebraic Expression (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division)
  • analogies (mathematical & verbal)
  • pattern (spatial and mathematical)
  • Classification
  • Visual
  • logical
  • reasoning etc.
  • Spotting Errors 
  • Sentence Improvement 
  •  Comprehension Passage 
  • Change of sentence as directed  Antonyms 
  • Sentence Formation 
  •  Synonyms 
  • Types of Sentences 
  •  Prepositions 
  • Phrase and Clauses 
  •  Articles 
  •  Kinds of Noun 
  • Types of Verbs 
  • Adjectives 
  • Tense Form 
  •  Interjection 
  • Narration 
  • Question Tags 
  •  Voices 
  • Adverbs 
  • Modals 
  • Conjunctions 
  • Confusing Words 
  •  Conditions 
  • Subject- Verb Agreement Comparison of Adjectives 
  • Correct Spellings 
  • Personal Pronoun 
  • Order of words in a sentence  Change of Gender 
  •  Idioms and Phrases 
  •  Change of Num
General Science
  • Fossil Fuel: Coal and Petroleum
  • Micro-Organisms 
  • Combustion and Flame 
  •  Some Natural Phenomenon 
  •  Cell Structure and Function 
  • How to find calorific value of fuel?
  •  Reproduction in Plants and Animals 
  •  Electroplating and Artificial Jewellery 
  •  Force, Friction and Pressure 
  •  Relation between types of friction.
  •  Sound and its basics 
  • Cropping Seasons 
  •  Reflection and Dispersion of Light 
  • Agricultural Practices 
  •  Metals and Non Metals 
  • Conservation of Plants and Animals 
  • Synthetic Fibres and Plastics 
  • Biosphere Reserves, National Parks and Sanctuaries  Chemical Effects of Electric Current 
  •  Reaching the age of Adolescence 
  • Stars and Solar Systems 
  •  Changes during Puberty  Pollution of Air and Water Endocrine Glands and Hormones 
  • Global Warming
Social Science
  • Revolt of 1857 
  • Interior of Earth 
  • Freedom Fighters 
  • Climate Change 
  •  Important Freedom Movements Earthquakes and Major Landforms 
  •  Social and Caste Reforms 
  •  Types of Rainfall 
  •  Resources and sustainable development 
  •  Major Grasslands 
  •  Rock cycle of water cycle 
  • Types of Forests 
  • Pressure and Wind System 
  •  Means of Transport 
  • Land Soil and Water Resources
  • Communication 
  • Minerals and Power Resources 
  •  Life in deserts 
  •  Indian Constitution and Secularism 
  •  Panchayat System 
  •  Importance of Parliament 
  •  Local Self Government 
  •  Types of Agriculture 
  • Law and Social Justice. 
  • Types of Government and different tiers of Government 
  •  Judiciary and Criminal Justice System 
  •  Understanding Markets 
  • Marginalisation 
  •  Elections 
  • Public Facilities 
  •  Role of Government in Health 
  •  Natural Vegetation and Wildlife 
  •  Delhi Sultanate 
  •  Industries 
  • Mughals 
  •  Human Resources 
  •  Bhakti and Sufi Movement 
  • Changes in the Arts

Sainik School Admission 2022 Admit Card 

The AISSEE admit card will be released by NTA in an online mode.

  • The registered candidates can enter the details required and access the admit card.
  • Candidates need to download and take the print of the admit card for further use.
  • It is mandatory for the candidates to carry the admit card at the examination centre.
  • No one will be allowed to enter the examination hall without it.
  • A lot of information is available on the admit card such as the name of the candidate, exam time, date, venue, etc.
  • In case of a discrepancy in the admit card, candidates must inform the concerned authority immediately. 

Sainik School Admission 2022 Answer Key 

After the conclusion of the exam, the AISSEE answer key will be released at the official site in an online mode. Candidates can check their answers entered in the exam to the official answer key. The official answer key holds the correct responses to the questions asked in the exam. Hence before the declaration of the result, candidates get an estimated score in the exam.  If at any point, candidates doubt the official answer key then they can challenge the key by paying Rs 200 per answer. The fee is non-refundable. After solving the issue, the final answer key is released. 

Sainik School Admission 2022 Result & Merit List

The declaration of the result takes place in an online mode at the official site of AISSEE. The result is out of the respective schools. NTA prepares the result school-wise and category-wise merit list (separately for boys and girls and for Class VI and Class IX). The initial call list will be published before the medical exam. Thus after the medical exam, the final merit list is prepared. If the candidates scored the same marks then inter-se- merit is applied. 

Sanik School Final Merit List
Priority in Tie Breaker Class VI Class IX
1 Mathematics Mathematics
2 Intelligence Intelligence
3 Language English
4 GK General Science
5 Lower Age Social Science
6 Lower Age

Sainik School Reservation 

Reservation Criteria for Sainik School
Category  Minimum Percentage
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC 27%
PH candidates 3%

AISSEE 2021 Seat Details

There are a total of 100 seats/vacancies in various Sainik Schools located across the country. Students can check the distribution of seats within Home State/UT (List-A) and Other States/UT (List-B) from the table below:

Category No. of seats in List A No. of seats in List B Total
SC 10 05 15
ST 05 02 07
OBC-NCL 18 09 27
Balance Seats 34 16 50
Defence 09 04 13
General 25 13 38
Total 67 33 100

Important note: At least one seat per category will be allotted in girls admission.

Sainik School Admission 2022 Overview

Full Exam Name All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination
Short Exam Name AISSEE 2022
Conducting Body National Testing Agency
Exam Level Matriculate
Languages English, Hindi
Mode of Application Online
Official Website

Sainik School Admission FAQs

Ques 1: For how many Sainik Schools I can apply to through AISSEE?

Ans: One 

Ques 2:  What is the frequency of the AISSEE?

Ans: Once in a year. 

Ques 3: What is the mode of the Sainik School admission application form?

Ans: Online

Ques 4: What is the mode of the AISSEE application fee payment?

Ans: Online

Ques 5: Is there negative marking in AISSEE?

Ans: No. 

Ques 6: What is the exam mode of AISSEE?

Ans: English, HIndi. 

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