List of Sainik Schools In India

In this article, we are sharing with you the complete list of Sainik schools in India and the top 10 Sainik schools in India. Sainik schools are known for their selection rate of students in the Indian Armed Forces.  V.K Krishna Menon came up with the idea of Sainik Schools. The idea was to prepare students for Entry in the NDA. In Sainik Schools, deserving students can get high-quality education irrespective of their income or class background. The mission of Sainik schools is to prepare the cadets academically, physically, and mentally to enter the portals of the NDA. There are 33 Sainik Schools functioning in the country. Below we have provided the list of State-wise/Union Territory-wise details of Sainik Schools in the country.

List Of Sainik Schools In India :-

S. No.Name of SchoolState
1.Sainik School KorukondaAndhra Pradesh
2.Sainik School Kalikiri
3.Sainik School GoalparaAssam
4.Sainik School NalandaBihar
5.Sainik School Gopalganj
6.Sainik School AmbikapurChhattisgarh
7.Sainik School BalachadiGujarat
8.Sainik School KunjpuraHaryana
9.Sainik School Rewari
10.Sainik School SujanpurTiraHimachal Pradesh
11.Sainik School NagrotaJammu & Kashmir
12.Sainik School TilaiyaJharkhand
13.Sainik School BijapurKarnataka
14.Sainik School Kodagu
15.Sainik School KazhakootamKerala
16.Sainik School RewaMadhya Pradesh
17.Sainik School SataraMaharashtra
18.Sainik School Chandrapur
19.Sainik School ImphalManipur
20.Sainik School ChhingchhipMizoram
21.Sainik School PunglwaNagaland
22.Sainik School BhubaneswarOdisha
23.Sainik School Sambalpur*
24.Sainik School KapurthalaPunjab
25.Sainik School ChittorgarhRajasthan
26.Sainik School Jhunjhunu
27.Sainik School Amaravathi NagarTamil Nadu
28.Sainik School GhorakhalUttarakhand
29.Sainik School PuruliaWest Bengal
30.Sainik School East SiangArunachal Pradesh
31.Sainik School MainpuriUttar Pradesh
32.Sainik School Jhansi
33.Sainik School Amethi

Sainik Schools are established on receipt of a specific request from the State Government, which is required to provide infrastructure in the form of land, educational and residential buildings, sports fields, etc. The entire capital expenditure on land, buildings, furniture, and education equipment required by Sainik Schools and a major portion of the running expenditure is borne by the concerned State Government/Union Territory Administration who are responsible for maintenance of buildings, roads, and installations and for major replacements. They are also required to release grants-in-aid sought for additional requirements of buildings and furniture, transport, laboratory equipment, etc.

Status of proposals for opening of new Sainik Schools requested by different States is placed below:-

1.Uttar PradeshAmethiEstablished
2.OdishaSambalpur– Do-
3.RajasthanAlwarMoA Signed
4.UttarakhandRudraprayag– Do-
5.TelanganaWarangal– Do-
6.West BengalDarjeelingIn-principal Approval given
7.AssamGolaghat– Do-
8.JharkhandGodda– Do-
9.M PBhind– Do-
10.AssamKokrajhar– Do-
11.M PSagarSite Survey completed
12.PunjabGurdaspur– Do-
13.SikkimBoom– Do-
14.TripuraWest Tripura– Do-
15.HaryanaMatenhail– Do-
16.Uttar PradeshMirzapur– Do-
17.Uttar PradeshBaghpatFormal proposal awaited

The Government is satisfied with the performance /standard of education of Sainik Schools. Sainik Schools have proven their utility by providing a large number of cadets joining the National Defence Academy/Indian Naval Academy/Technical Entry Schemes etc. The year-wise number and percentage of cadets sent to National Defence Academy from Sainik Schools for the last three years is as follows:-

YearTotal intake      (both terms)Number of Sainik Schools students %age of Sainik School students in NDA

Top 10 Best Sainik Schools In India In Terms Of NDA Selections:-

S. No.Name Of Sanik SchoolNDA Selections
1.Sainik School Kunjpura, Karnal Haryana  815+
2.Sainik School Ghorakhal, Nainital, Uttarakhand720+
3.Sainik School Kapurthala,Punjab705+
4.Sainik School Tilaiya, Koderma, Jharkhand695+
5.Sainik School Korukonda, Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh610+
6.Sainik School Satara, Maharashtra585+
7.Sainik School Chittorgarh, Rajasthan552+
8.Sainik School Amaravathinagar, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu506+
9.Sainik School Sujanpur Tira, HP456+
10.Sainik School Kazhakootam,  Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala450+

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