All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination

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AISSEE Basic Information

  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Testing Agency (NTA)

AISSEE 2021: Merit List (out), Cut Off, Reservation, Application Form

Updated On - June 02 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

AISSEE 2021 i.e. All India Sainik Schools Entrance Exam 2021 was conducted on 07 February 2021 by National Testing Agency (NTA). The Result was declared on 13 March 2021. This exam is conducted every year at the national level. Candidates who are willing to take admissions in National Defense Academy, Pune, and other training institutes can apply for this exam. Read the below article to get more information regarding AISSEE 2021 such as application, eligibility, syllabus, merit list, etc.

AISSEE 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check all details related to AISSEE 2021 from the below table:
Exam StatusScorecard has been released 

Latest Update

  • NTA has released the AISSEE 2021 Scorecard.

AISSEE 2021 Important Dates

For the latest dates regarding AISSEE 2021 candidates can check the following table.

AISSEE 2021 Important Dates
Registration Start20 October 2020
Registration End18 December 2020
Admit Card20 January 2021
Exam07 February 2021
Result13 March 2021

AISSEE 2021 Merit List

AISSEE 2021 Result is declared in the form of a merit list on 13 March 2021. Following are some important points related to the merit list of this exam.
  • Based on the marks earned by the applicant, the merit list for admission to the Sainik School will be compiled.
  • If a tie occurs concerning overall scores, the marks for mathematics will be taken into account.
  • If there is a tie, the English marks for Class 9 and the Intelligence Test for Class 6 will also be considered, followed by the General Science marks for Class 9 and the Class 6 languages.
  • If there is a tie, marks obtained in the written examination will also pick the applicant younger in age to decide his place in the final merit list. 

AISSEE 2021 Cut Off Marks

For general category candidates as well as children of Defense Services personnel and ex-servicemen, the minimum qualifying marks for each subject shall be 25% with 40%  in aggregate, unless these qualifying criteria are updated or modified by the Honorary Secretary by the issuance of written instructions. 

Minimum qualifying requirements are not needed for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes candidates and will be admitted to the Entrance Examination within these categories based on merit. If an SC / ST candidate comes on his own in the general merit, he will be admitted to the general seat and would not be qualified for the reserved share of the SC / St seats. 

AISSEE 2021 Reservation

  • For Scheduled Castes, 15% of the total seats are reserved and 7.5% for Scheduled Tribes. 
  • 67% of the remaining seats will be reserved for children from the state where the Sainik Schools are situated. Balance In the ratio of their male population, 33% leftover from seats would be thrown open to children from other States and Union Territories. Any unused seats in this group will be paired with seats from the home state. 
  • 25% of seats are reserved for service staff children, including ex-servicemen. 

AISSEE 2021 Application Form

The candidates must check the eligibility criteria of the exam before applying. Check AISSEE 2021 registration details hereby;

  • Candidates can apply for AISSEE 2021 only through the official website.
  • To get all the related details via mail or SMS, a valid email Id & mobile number should be given. 
  • Candidates have to fill in the relevant information only.
  • The form will be considered incomplete without the fee payment, and will therefore not be approved.

AISSEE  2021 Application Fee

Interested candidate can check the AISSEE 2021 application fee details from the following table

General and Defence CategoryRs 550/-
SC/ST CategoryRs 400/-

AISSEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Students/guardians must review the complete Sainik School eligibility requirements before completing the 2021 Sainik School admission form to avoid any later complications. 

AISSEE Class 6 Application Eligibility

  • The student must be between 10-12 years old as of 31 March 2021 (born between 1 April 2009 and 31 March 2011-inclusive of both days).

AISSEE Class 9 Application Eligibility

  • Only boys from a recognized school in India who are studying in VIII are eligible to complete the Class 9 application form for AISSEE 2021. 
  • The age of the student must be between 13-15 as of 31 March 2021 (born between 1 April 2006 and 31 March 2008-inclusive of both days).

AISSEE 2021 Exam Pattern

To appear in the exam, for better preparation, aspirants must know the examination scheme. Applicants should check the AISSEE 2021 examination pattern below. 
For Class 6
  • English, Hindi, and regional languages will be the means of examination for Class VI examinations. 
  • The Class 6 Question Papers will continue to be formulated in English and all of the recognized official languages of the states in which Sainik Schools are situated. 
  • The written examination will be of a total of 300 marks.
For Class 9
  • Question papers will only be set in English for class 9 and students are expected to reply in English. 
  • The written examination will be of a total of 300 marks.

AISSEE 2021 Syllabus

Following are the topics included in the syllabus of AISSEE 2021.
1) English
  • Paragraph writing
  • Comprehension passages
  • Spellings
  • Singular and Plural Nouns
  • Prepositions
  • Homonyms
2) Mathematics
  • Number Systems
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Commercial Mathematics
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry
3) General Knowledge
  • Human body
  • Living things
  • Minerals
  • Food
  • Atmosphere
  • Weather
  • Simple machines
  • Environment
4) Social Studies:
  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics

AISSEE 2021 Admit Card

Applicants must carry their admit card to the exam center on the day of the examination, or they will not be allowed to take the examination.

  • The candidates can now download their AISSEE Hall ticket from the official website.
  • AISSEE Admit Card 2021 is the main document containing the candidate's personal details and basic examination information, such as roll number, exam date and time, center address, etc.
  • AISSEE 2021 Admit Card releases for all applicants only on the official website.

AISSEE 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates should check the essential points before preparing for the examination:

  • At least 3-4 months before the exam date, start studying for the exam. 
  • Try to resolve the complete mock tests and the previous years' question papers.
  • Before the week of the examination, do not learn new topics. 
  • Try to clear your doubts with the best books and keep practicing.

AISSEE 2021 Important Links

AISSEE 2021 Highlights

Check the basic details of AISSEE 2021 hereby in the given table:

Exam NameAll India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination 2021.
Conducting BodySainik Schools Society
AcronymAISSEE 2021
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AISSEE Important Dates

Exam Date07 Feb 2021
Admit card20 Jan 2021
Form Date20 Oct - 18 Dec 2020
Result12 Mar 2021

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20 Oct 2020

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