Sainik School Reservation 2019
Ipshita Sarmah, 14 Jun 2018

Sainik School Reservation 2019 – The reservation criteria of Sainik School are a set of norms laid down by Sainik School Society for candidates belonging to reserved categories. As per Sainik School reservation criteria, seats are reserved for SC/ ST candidates, boys of the home seat and children of service personnel and ex-servicemen. After allotting seats to SC/ST candidates, 33% of the remaining seats are given out to students from other states and union territories. If applying under Sainik School reservation 2019, a student must mention his category while registering for admission. Candidates must also check the eligibility criteria for admission along with Sainik School reservation criteria. Sainik School Society will conduct All India Sainik School Entrance Examination (AISSEE), which is the entrance test for Sainik School Admission in the First week of January, 2019 and the application form will be available in the Third week of October, 2018. To know more on Sainik School reservation 2019 and other related information, read the article below.


Sainik School Reservation 2019 

The reservation criteria of Sainik School as stated by the conducting body are mentioned below:


(i) 15% of the total seats in a particular Sainik School are reserved for SC candidates and 7.5% seats for those belonging to ST.


(ii) 67% of the remaining seats are reserved for students belonging to the state in which a particular branch of Sainik School is located.


(iii) After filling the home state seats, the rest of the 33% seats are allotted to boys from other states and union territories.


(iv) In case some of the above mentioned 33% seats are left unfilled, candidates from the home state will be allotted those seats.


(v) 25% seats in Sainik Schools are reserved for children of service personnel, which also includes ex-servicemen.

Sainik School Eligibility Criteria 2019

Apart from being informed about Sainik School reservation criteria, candidates must also be informed about the eligibility clauses put forward by the conducting body. Candidates found ineligible at a later stage will be disqualified from the admission process and the fee paid while applying will not be refunded either. The conditions stated in Sainik School eligibility criteria 2019 have been mentioned below:


Domicile - Students from any state or union territory in India can apply for admission the 26 Sainik Schools. However, as per Sainik Schools reservation criteria 2019, after allotting seats to SC/ST candidates, 67% of the remaining seats will be allotted to candidates from the home state of a particular branch of Sainik School.


Age - Requirements regarding age mentioned in the eligibility criteria of Sainik School admission have been mentioned below:

Class to which applying for

Age as on 01 July 2019

Born between

Class VI

10-11 years

July 2, 2008 – July 1, 2009

Class IX

13-14 years

July 2, 2005 – July 1, 2006

Sainik School Reservation 2019 – Important Points

  • Candidates applying for reservation must mention their category while filling Sainik School application form 2019.

  • Before applying for Sainik School seat reservation, candidates must verify that they fulfil other eligibility criteria mentioned by the admission authority.

  • Students will have to provide valid documents in support of their claim of reservation during the admission process. These include proof of category, domicile, etc.

  • In case a candidate cannot provide valid proof of category, they will not be granted admission under Sainik School reservation 2019.


About Sainik School Admission 2019


AISSEE or Sainik School admission test is held in the month of January for admission to class VI and IX in 26 Sainik Schools situated all over India. Sainik Schools are all-boys residential schools run by Sainik Schools Society under the Ministry of Defence. The admission authority conducts the written test after which candidates who qualify the exam are called for interview and medical examination. The exam for class VI is held for 300 marks and that for class IX is conducted for 400 marks.  

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