Entrance Exam for Sainik Schools : Get Help and Guidance Here


a. Written Test : The test will be held on Third Sunday of Feb every year. details are as follows: Class VI: i. Mathematical knowledge Test & Language Ability Test. ii. Intelligence Test. The test can be taken in English or Hindi or Malayalam.

Class IX: i. Mathematics & Science ii. English & Social Studies The test can be taken in English or Hindi or Malayalam except serial No. 2 English. However the question papers will be in English only. b. The syllabus and question pattern given are subject to changes from time to time. c. Interview & Medical Test: The boys who qualify in the written test will be required to appear at a later date before a selection Board for an Interview & Medical Test. Prospectus, Application form and Model question paper can he obtained from the Principal, Sainik School, Kazhakootam by post on payment of the prescribed cost mentioned below, by sending a crossed demand draft, payable at Trivandrum drawn in favour of Principal, Sainik school, Kazhakootam, Trivandrum.


1. The Medical Examination of candidates for admission to Sainik School will be carried out by a Medical Board

2. It is not possible to lay down precise standard for height, weight and chest measurements for these candidates. But the Medical Board will be guided in its assessment by the Physical standards laid down for candidates for admission to National Defence Academy. Height and to an extent weight are constitutional qualities which are largely governed by heredity. Therefore candidate whose parents are short statured and below normal weight may not eventually attain the minimum standard height and weight required for the Armed Forces. This point should therefore he borne in mind by the parent/guardians of such candidates before they seek admission for their children/wards. The important facts concerning health are given below: –

3. Visual Standards Distant Vision (uncorrected) Standard I 6/6 (Both eyes) Distant Vision Standard II Better eye worse eye 6/18 6/18 Correctable to 6/6 Correctable to 6/9 The minimum acceptable visual standard for admission to Sainik School will be Standard II Colour perception: CPI (MLT)

Note a. i. Myopia not to exceed minus 1.5 D including astigmatism

ii. Manifest Hypermetropia not to exceed plus 2.5 D sph including astigmatism

iii. Fundus & Media to he healthy with no changes of myopia

iv. Visual Fields-to be full in each eye.

v. Binocular vision and stereopsls must be good

b. The above will have to he certified by a State Employed Ophthalmologist in advance of boy’s arrival for admission.

c. There is no squint or morbid condition of the eye or of the lids, which is liable to a risk of aggravation or recurrence.

4. It will also he ensured that:

a. There is no evidence of weak constitution, malformations or obesity, there is no evidence of heart murmur.