Now girls can join Sainik schools from next academic year in India. The decision is taken in continuation with the efforts of government in empowering women in various sectors including defence. Ministry of Defence has taken the decision to open the doors of Sainik Schools for girls from academic session 2021-22.
Sainik School Balachadi, Jamnagar is also gearing up for admitting the girls initially in class VI from next academic session. Ten percent of total vacancies or minimum ten whichever is more will be reserved for the Girls.
An exclusive Hostel for girls is being earmarked in school and other necessary arrangements are being made for them. Along with studies, military training will be given to girls in the same manner as it is being conducted for boys enabling them to join as defence officers in armed forces.
For the first time, National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to conduct the entrance examination for the admissions in Sainik Schools. The online admission process for next academic session has been started from 20th October 2020 till 19th November 2020 and the entrance examination will be conducted on 10th Jan 2021 (Sunday). Detailed information can be obtained from www.nta.ac.in and interested candidate may apply online only at https://aissee.nta.nic.ac.in.
This year admissions at Sainik School Balachadi for both girls and boys are only for class VI and not for class IX.