AISSEE 2024 Entrance Exam Notification Released, Applications Accepted Until December 16


The National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued the official notification for the AISSEE 2024, the Sainik School entrance exam. Aspiring candidates can now apply for the exam on the website

AISSEE 2024 Application Deadline: December 16 at 5 PM

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for AISSEE 2024, which grants admission to Class 6 and Class 9 in 33 Sainik Schools nationwide. These English medium residential schools are affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and groom cadets for prestigious institutions like the National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy.

Ministry of Defence Approves 19 New Sainik Schools

Exciting news: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has greenlit 19 new Sainik Schools. Admission to Class 6 in these schools for the academic year 2024-25 will be conducted through AISSEE 2024.

AISSEE 2024: Key Details for Sainik School Entrance Exam

  • Exam Date: Sunday, January 21, 2024
  • Exam Mode: OMR/Pen and Paper
  • Paper Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Exam Cities: The exam will be held in 186 cities across the country, as detailed in the information bulletin.

Eligibility for Class 6 Admission

For Class 6, candidates should be between 10-12 years old as of March 31, 2024. Girls can also apply for Class 6, depending on seat availability, and the age criteria are the same as for boys.

Eligibility for Class 9 Admission

For Class 9, candidates should be between 13-15 years old as of March 31, 2024. They must have completed Class 8 from a recognized school at the time of admission. Girls are eligible for Class 9 as well, subject to seat availability, and the age limit matches that of boys.

Application Fee

The application fee is ₹650 for general candidates, wards of Defence personnel, ex-servicemen, and OBC (NCL) applicants, while SC and ST candidates are required to pay ₹500. Apply now to secure your spot in the AISSEE 2024.

PUBLIC NOTICE: AISSEE-2024 for Sainik School Entrance Exam

The National Testing Agency (NTA), an autonomous organization under the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India, is set to conduct the All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination (AISSEE)-2024.

AISSEE Exam Details:

  • For Admission: Class VI and Class IX in 33 Sainik Schools nationwide, academic year 2024-25.
  • Sainik Schools: English medium residential schools affiliated with CBSE.
  • Objective: Preparing cadets for the National Defence Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and other Training Academies for Officers.

New Sainik Schools:

  • 19 New Sainik Schools: Approved by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
  • Partnership: These schools operate in partnership with NGOs, private schools, and State Governments.
  • Admission: AISSEE-2024 for Class VI in the New Sainik Schools, academic year 2024-25.

AISSEE Exam Details:

  • Date of Exam: January 21, 2024 (Sunday)
  • Mode of Exam: Pen and Paper (OMR Sheets based)
  • Paper Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Exam Cities: 186 cities across India (mentioned in the Information Bulletin)

Eligibility for All India Sainik School Admission:

  • Class VI: Age between 10 and 12 years as of March 31, 2024. Open for girls, subject to vacancies, with age criteria matching boys.
  • Class IX: Age between 13 and 15 years as of March 31, 2024. Passed Class VIII from a recognized school at the time of admission. Open for girls, subject to vacancies, with age criteria matching boys.

AISSEE Exam Fee:

  • General/Wards of Defence personnel and ex-servicemen/OBC(NCL): Rs. 650/-
  • Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes: Rs. 500/-

Important Dates:

  • Online Application Deadline: December 16, 2023 (up to 5.00 PM)
  • Online Fee Payment Deadline: December 16, 2023 (11.50 PM)
  • Exam fee can be paid online through debit/credit card or internet banking/UPI.


For comprehensive details regarding the exam, including the scheme, duration, medium, syllabus, list of Sainik Schools/New Sainik Schools, reservation of seats, passing requirements, and other essential information, please refer to the Information Bulletin hosted on or

Applicants should read the detailed Information Bulletin for AISSEE-2024 and apply online exclusively at from November 7, 2023, to December 16, 2023. The exam fee must be paid online through the payment gateway using debit/credit cards or internet banking. Don’t miss this opportunity to join prestigious Sainik Schools!

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