Sainik School Entrance Exam- Complete Guide

Are you a student studying in class 5th or class 8th and willing to take admission in the prestigious Sainik School for class 6th or 9th? Are you looking for the Sainik School Entrance Exam – Complete Guide? If yes, then you are at the right place. In this blog, we have provided all the information about the Sainik School entrance exam.

What is AISSEE?

AISSEE or All India Sainik School Entrance Exam is conducted by the Sainik School Society for the candidates aspiring to pursue education, which would help them join National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla, Pune, Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, and other Officer Training Academies.

Each year, more than 25% of the candidates who join the National Defence Academy are from Sainik Schools. Under the supervision of the Ministry of Defence, Sainik School Society has set up Sainik Schools around the country with the intention to educate the students in a proper military environment.

Eligibility of Sainik School Entrance Exam 2022

If you are aspiring to attempt AISSEE 2022, you must be aware of the eligibility criteria decided by the authorities which are as follows:

  • The exam will be held for admission to class 6th and 9th. Boys between the ages 10-12 years (Class 6) and 13-15 years (Class 9) respectively on March 31 of the year in which the admission is sought, are allowed to take the entrance examination.
  • Admission will be made in order of merit only in classes 6th and 9th.
  • The candidates should be studying in Class 5th or 8th in a recognized school.
  • Both boys and girls are eligible to take admission in Sainik School all over India.

Exam Date of Sainik School Entrance Exam 2022

The AISSEE 2022 is scheduled for Jan 9, 2022. Other important dates are:

1 Online Registration of Application Sep 27, 2021
2 Last Date of Online Registration of Application Nov 5, 2021
3 Issue of Admit Card To be Announced
4 Date of Entrance Exam Jan 9, 2022
5 Release of Answer Key To be Announced
6 Objections Raised Against the Answer Key To be Announced
7 Result To be Announced

Application Form of Sainik School Entrance Exam 2022

The candidates need to apply by entering their personal information like the phone, email id, locality, basic education, etc. They need to upload their scanned photo and signature too. The exam center will be given based on the choice given by the candidate. The next step is to pay the application form fee via online mode. You can check out the detailed notification on https://aissee.nta.nic.in

Exam Pattern of Sainik School Entrance Exam 2022

You must understand the exam pattern for AISSEE 2022 to avoid unnecessary mistakes. The exam consists of 2 different sections called Paper I and Paper-II.

  • Paper I is held on the 1st day where the Language ability test is conducted for 100 marks and the Mathematical knowledge test is conducted for 100 marks.
  • Paper-II consists of an Intelligence test for 100 marks.
  • Paper I is held in 2 hours and Paper II is held in 50 minutes.

Mode of Exam – Offline

Types of Questions Objective type or Multiple-type

Negative Marking No

Language Medium

Class 6 English
Class 9 English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu

Exam Pattern for Class 6th

Subject Number of Questions and Marks Total Marks
Maths 50 Questions, 3 Marks each 150
GK 25 Questions, 2 Marks each 50
Language 25 Questions, 2 Marks each 50
Intelligence 25 Questions, 2 Marks each 50
Total 300

Exam Pattern for Class 9th

Subject Number of Questions and Marks Total Marks
Maths 50 Questions, 4 Marks each 200
Social Studies 25 Questions, 2 Marks each 50

 

English 25 Questions, 2 Marks each 50
Intelligence 25 Questions, 2 Marks each 50
General Science 25 Questions, 2 Marks each 50
Total 25 Questions, 2 Marks each 400

Syllabus of Sainik School Entrance Exam 2022

Syllabus for Class 6th

Subjects Topics Covered
GK (Science) ●     Living things and non-living things and their Interdependence

●     Plants & Animals

●     Human body

●     Food & Nutrition

●     Diseases

●     Rocks and Minerals

●     Air-water and weather

●     Natural satellite

●     Environment

●     Natural calamities, etc.

 

English ●     Tenses,

●     Sentences -Negative, Affirmative, and Interrogative

●     Prepositions

●     Articles

●     One Word answers/fill in the blanks

●     Singular & Plural forms,

●     Homonyms

●     Synonyms & Antonyms

●     Spelling

●     Jumbled words

 

GK (Social Studies) ●     Freedom Fighters and Reformers

●     Our Freedom struggle.

●     Maps

●     Solar System

●     Planets and Satellites

●     Continents and Oceans

●     The motion of the earth

●     Latitudes and Longitudes

●     Climate

●     Structure of Government

●     Fundamental Rights and duties

●     United Nation and its functions

 

Mathematics ●     Addition

●     Subtraction

●     Multiplication

●     fractions and decimals,

●     BODMAS Rule

●     LCM and HCF

●     Average

●     Percentage

●     Profit and loss

●     Ratio and Proportion

●     Simple Interest

●     Square root

●     Area and Perimeter

●     Geometry

●     Triangle

●     Circle

●     Algebraic expressions

 

Syllabus for Class 9

Subjects Topics
English ●     Spotting Errors

●     Clauses

●     Active and Passive Voice

●     Reported Speech

●     Prepositions

●     Tenses

●     Articles

●     Antonyms and Synonyms

●     Rearrange jumbled words into sentences

●     Adjective

●     Adverb

●     Comparative and Superlative Degrees

●     Question Tags and Framing sentences

Refer to NCERT Class 8th English for this section.

 

Civics ●     Indian constitution

●     Parliament

●     Criminal Justice System

●     law and Social justice

●     Secularism

●     Secularism

●     Development issues

●     Globalization

●     India and the United Nations

●     United Nations- International agencies

●     Foreign Policy of India

●     India and its neighbors

 

Mathematics ●     Squares and Square Roots

●     Cubes and Cube Roots

●     Rational Exponents and Radicals

●     Profit, Loss, and Discount

●     Compound Interest

●     Algebraic Identities

●     Polynomials

●     The equation in one variable

●     Parallel lines

●     Quadrilaterals and special types of Quadrilaterals

●     Triangle, Quadrilaterals,

●     Circle

●     Surface Areas and Volumes

●     Cylinder, Cone, Sphere & Solids

●     Statistics

●     Frequency Table

Refer to NCERT Class 8 Maths book.

 

Science ●     The Universe

●     Soil & Air

●     Structure of Atom

●     Metals and non-metals

●     Carbon

●     Cell structure and its functions

●     Microorganisms

●     Refraction of light

●     Electricity and Magnetism

●     Sources of Energy

●     Common Diseases

●     Food production and management

Refer to NCERT Class 8 Science Book.

 

Geography ●     Natural Disasters – Earthquake, Cyclone, Volcanoes, Floods

●     Environmental degradation

●     Natural resources – Land, Soil, Energy, Water, Minerals

●     Plants and Wildlife

●     Agriculture

●     Manufacturing Industries

●     Human Resources

Refer to NCERT Class 8 Social Science Text Book (Part 1 and Part 2).

History ●     India and the Modern world

●     India in the 18th century

●     The British Rule in India,

●     Policies and impact of British rule

●     Revolt against British rule

●     British administration in India after 1857

●     Changes in Economic life

●     Religion and Social reform movement

●     Cultural awakening

●     Struggle for Swaraj

●     Nationalist Movement

●     Achievements of Independence.

AISSEE 2022 Results

The results are yet to be announced for the year 2022. After the publication of the merit list, the qualified candidates will be invited via call letters for the next process – the interview round and the medical exam. The candidates can check the written exam results on the official website by logging in to their portals.

Selection Process of Sainik School Entrance Exam 2022

The minimum qualifying marks for General Category students and children of Ex-servicemen or Defence Personnel is 25% in each subject with 40% aggregate unless amended or revised.

In the case of ST or SC candidates, the minimum qualifying marks are not required and they will be admitted based on the basis of inter se merit. If an SC/ST candidate comes in the general merit, he will be admitted against the general seat and won’t be adjusted against the reserved share of SC/ST seats.

Interview Process

Merit-qualified candidates are required to appear for the interview round via official call letters sent by the admission department. The interview is like the SSB pattern where the candidate will be assessed on a number of grounds from knowledge and aptitude to communication skills.

Medical Exam

Before the admissions, the candidates will have to go through a medical examination by the military hospitals. They will be screened for any physical ailments that may affect their performance in the academy.

The final list (with names and roll numbers) will be out soon after the medical exam is conducted. The list will also have the names of waitlisted candidates.

AISSEE Reservations

  • 15% of the total seats will be reserved for SC and 7.5% seats for ST.
  • 67% of the seats will be reserved for the children from the states where the Sainik Schools are located.
  • The remaining 33% of seats will be open for children from other Union Territories and States.
  • Any unutilized seats in this category will be merged with home state seats.
  • 25% of the seats are reserved for children of Defence Service personnel (including Ex-Servicemen).

Sainik School Entrance Exam 2022 Preparation Tips

  • Be thorough with the exam syllabus and pattern.
  • Collect authentic study material.
  • Create a proper study schedule.
  • Clear your basic concepts first.
  • Analyze your weak areas and work on them.
  • Prepare exam notes for future reference.
  • Manage your time effectively.
  • Attempt previous year’s question papers and mock tests.
  • Revise all the topics on a regular interval to retain what you have learned so far.
  • Read newspapers regularly and stay updated with current affairs.
  • Join a good coaching institute if you need someone to guide you in each step of preparation.
  • Stay away from social media and other distractions.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and stay confident throughout your preparation.
  • Maintain your physical fitness and get sound sleep for better concentration.

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