The Sainik Schools Society has provisionally approved seven additional schools in second round of the initiative. The admission process in Sainik Schools pattern in these seven provisionally approved schools is scheduled to begin and the academic session is likely to start by the end of August 2022.
As per a PIB report, a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has been signed by Sainik Schools Society with 12 such schools in the first round under the initiative of Government for setting up of 100 new schools in partnership mode.
After completion of the admission of students for Sainik Schools pattern in 10 such schools, academic session in 9 schools has started from August 01, 2022. Classes will start in one school in Karnataka from September 06, 2022. Remaining two schools being greenfield schools are expected to start their operations from the next academic session.
Admission in these newly approved Sainik schools will be done in the same manner as it was done for schools approved in first round.
“At least 40% of seats in the newly approved Sainik schools are to be filled through e-counseling of All India Sainik Schools Entrance Exam (AISSEE) qualified candidates and upto 60% through a test to be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for students already studying in these schools, for which a test namely New Sainik School Entrance Examination 2022 (NSSEE-22) will be conducted by NTA in mid of August,” the report added.