Online registration opens for girls in 5 Sainik schools for academic session 2020-21: Def Min

New Delhi: Online registration is now open for girl children for admissions to Class VI in five Sainik schools for the academic session 2020-21. The schools are in Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Bijapur (Karnataka), Kodagu (Karnataka), Kalikiri (Andhra Pradesh) and Ghorakhal (Uttarakhand).

The online application form is available at www.sainikschooladmission.in. Model question papers are also available on the website. The last date of registration is 6 December 2019. The examination will be held on 5 January 2020.

For further details, applicants can call helpline numbers: 7827969316 and 7827969318 from Monday to Saturday during working hours.

It may be recalled that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in October 2019, had approved the proposal for admission of girl children in Sainik schools w.e.f. academic session 2021-22 in a phased manner. This decision is being implemented from the academic session 2020-21 in the above mentioned five schools.

Details of the admission procedure as provided by the Ministry of Defence are as follows:

Eligibility Criteria (Age)Topics for Exam & No. of QuestionsSelection Procedure
Girls born between April 01, 2008 and March 31, 2010Written exam (Optical Mark Recognition based Multiple Choice Questions) consisting of Math (50) GK (25) Language (25) Intelligence (25)Strictly on merit based on performance in written examination subject to medical fitness

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