AISSEE 2020: Complete Information

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Sainik Schools are run under the Ministry of Defence by the Sainik Schools Society. Sainik Schools are associated with CBSE, Central Secondary Education Board and these schools follow CBSE’s test format, syllabus, rules and regulations. In 1961, VK Krishna Menon, who was India’s defence minister at that time, founded Sainik Schools. There are 33 schools spread over all the states of India at present.

Eligibility Criteria for All India Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISSEE) 2020

AISSEE exam is held for admission to classes VI and IX. Boys who are 10–12 years of age and 13–15 years of age, respectively, are eligible to take the Entrance Exam on 5 January of the year in which entry is requested. The boys would enrol in a recognised school in Class VIII for admission to Class IX. Admission will only be given in order of merit.

Age Limit

Age Limit admission criteria for Sainik School as of March 31, 2020

Class 610 to 12 years
Class 913 to 15 years

***In the past only male candidates are eligible to take admission in Sainik School all over India. From 2018, girls can also take admission to the sainik schools at Bijapur (Karnataka), Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Ghorakal (Uttarakhand), Kalikiri (Andhra Pradesh), and Kodagu (Karnataka).

Exam Pattern of Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISSEE) 2020

The AISSEE entrance exam will consist of two papers–Paper I and Paper II. Paper I is a 200-mark test, 100 marks for quantitative test and 100 marks for language ability exam. This will be taken in the first half of the day.. Paper II will be a 100-mark Intelligence test. The duration of Paper I is two hours, and that of  paper II is 50 minutes. The applicants should go through a medical exam in which they will be examined according to the authority’s physical standard.

SubjectNo. of Questions & MarksTotal Marks
GK (Science & S.St)25×250
Total 300

Syllabus of Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISSEE) 2020

AISSEE Class 6 Syllabus 2020-2021

The exam board will upload the exam syllabus on the official website. The students should download it from the official website. The students should know the topics, exam model, etc. from the syllabus. The guidelines of the exam are designed by the department of entrance examination. The questions will be asked in the syllabus format given by the authority board. Here, is the syllabus for class 6.

AISSEE Class VI Entrance Exam Syllabus 2020 for English

  • Composition/ Paragraph Writing
  • Comprehension Passages
  • Make Meaningful Sentence from Jumbled Words
  • Spelling
  • Singular and Plural Forms
  • Affirmative and Interrogative
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Prepositions
  • One Word Answers/ Fill in the Blanks
  • Articles
  • Framing Questions
  • Sentence Types (Interrogative, Positive, Negative, Exclamatory)
  • Constructing Sentences with Words, etc

AISSEE Class VI Entrance Exam Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics

Number System: (Place Value and Face Value of Numbers, Comparison of Numbers, Writing Greatest and Smallest numbers, Rounding off Numbers, Fundamental Operations on Numbers including BODMAS rule, Number Patterns and Series, LCM and HCF, Prime Factorisation, Squares and Square roots, etc. )

Fractional and Decimals: ( Simplifications, Fundamental Operations Including BODMAS Rule, Lowest Form and Equivalent Fractions, Comparisons, Squares and Square Roots, Conversion of Fractions to Decimals or Percentages and vice versa, Applications including Word Problems, etc.)

Commercial Mathematics: (Time and Work, Ration and Proportion, Unitary Method, Percentages, Profit and Loss including Percentages, Simple Interest, Arithmetic Mean, Degree Fahrenheit, Preparation of Cash Bills, Time and Distance including Conversion of Units, Measurement of Temperature in Degree Celsius, etc.)

Mensuration: (Conversion of Units of Area and Volume, Perimeter and Areas of triangle – rectangle – square including given diagrams, Circumference and Area of Circle, Volumes of Solids such as Cube and Cuboid, Etc.)

Geometry: (Basic Geometry Concepts such as Line, Point, Line Segment, Ray, etc., Triangles, Classification of Angles, Circle and its parts, Quadrilaterals and Polygons, Interior and Exterior of given figures, Quadrilaterals, Angle Sum Property of Triangles, Angles, Triangles, Circles, Construction of Line Segments, etc.)

AISSEE Class VI Entrance Exam Syllabus 2020 for GK

GK – Science Syllabus

Living Things, Characteristics of Living Things, Plants and Animals, Interdependence of Living Things and non-Living Things, Human Body, Food, Rocks and Minerals, Diseases, Air, Water and Weather, Natural Satellite, Simple Machines, Environment, Natural calamities, etc.

GK – Social Studies Syllabus

Maps Planets, Solar System, Satellites, Continents, Oceans, Motion of Earth, Latitudes and Longitudes, Climate.

Freedom Fighters and Great Reformers, Our freedom Struggle.

Structure of Government, Fundamental Rights and Duties, United Nation and its Functions.

Books for Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISSEE) 2020

  • Sainik School Class 6th Guide 2020-Arihant
  • Practice Sets for Class VI- Upkar
  • All India Sainik School Entrance Exam Book Class IX-Upkar
  • Sainik School Entrance Exam Solved Papers Class IX-Ramesh Publications
  • AISSEE Paper 1, Paper 2 Solved Papers Class IX-Arihant Publications

Exam Preparation Tip for Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISSEE) 2020

  • Make short statements which include both key points and principles.
  • Solve and review papers from previous year’s exams.
  • Check the Syllabus online before studying for the test.
  • Monitor and evaluate every test series.

Seat Reservation in Sainik Schools

State Quota – State quota is 67% where the school is located. These seats are reserved for the candidates of that State.

Open Category – Remaining 33% seats are open to boys from all other states and Union Territories. For the sons of service personnel including ex-serviceman; only 25% seats are reserved, while 15% seats are reserved for SC Category and 7.5% for ST Category.

Girls joining Sainik Schools

Sainik Schools Society has now opened the application portal for girl students also. Girls who aspire to study in Sainik schools can take admission in Sainik schools in Bijapur (Karnataka), Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Ghorakal (Uttarakhand), Kalikiri (Andhra Pradesh), and Kodagu (Karnataka).

All India Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISSEE) is conducted to select students for admission to class 6 and class 9. AISSEE 2020 will be held on January 5, 2020.

Girl students can apply for AISSEE 2020 through the official website, ‘’. For admission to Class 6, the student should be between 10 and 12 years, and for admission to Class 9, he/she should be between 13 and 15 years as on March 31, 2020.

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