New Sainik Schools

New Sainik Schools

There are 33 Sainik Schools functioning in the country. Following are State-wise/Union Territory-wise details of Sainik Schools in the country:-

S. No. Name of School State
1. Sainik School Korukonda Andhra Pradesh
2. Sainik School Kalikiri
3. Sainik School Goalpara Assam
4. Sainik School Nalanda Bihar
5. Sainik School Gopalganj
6. Sainik School Ambikapur Chhattisgarh
7. Sainik School Balachadi Gujarat
8. Sainik School Kunjpura Haryana
9. Sainik School Rewari
10. Sainik School SujanpurTira Himachal Pradesh
11. Sainik School Nagrota Jammu & Kashmir
12. Sainik School Tilaiya Jharkhand
13. Sainik School Bijapur Karnataka
14. Sainik School Kodagu
15. Sainik School Kazhakootam Kerala
16. Sainik School Rewa Madhya Pradesh
17. Sainik School Satara Maharashtra
18. Sainik School Chandrapur
19. Sainik School Imphal Manipur
20. Sainik School Chhingchhip Mizoram
21. Sainik School Punglwa Nagaland
22. Sainik School Bhubaneswar Odisha
23. Sainik School Sambalpur*
24. Sainik School Kapurthala Punjab
25. Sainik School Chittorgarh Rajasthan
26. Sainik School Jhunjhunu
27. Sainik School Amaravathi Nagar Tamil Nadu
28. Sainik School Ghorakhal Uttarakhand
29. Sainik School Purulia West Bengal
30. Sainik School East Siang Arunachal Pradesh
31. Sainik School Mainpuri Uttar Pradesh
32. Sainik School Jhansi
33. Sainik School Amethi*

* School will commence wef 01 April 2020.

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 field 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:-

S.No. State Location Status
1. Uttar Pradesh Amethi Will commence w.e.f 01.04.2020
2. Odisha Sambalpur – Do-
3. Rajasthan Alwar MoA Signed
4. Uttarakhand Rudraprayag – Do-
5. Telangana Warangal – Do-
6. West Bengal Darjeeling In-principal Approval given
7. Assam Golaghat – Do-
8. Jharkhand Godda – Do-
9. M P Bhind – Do-
10. Assam Kokrajhar – Do-
11. M P Sagar Site Survey completed
12. Punjab Gurdaspur – Do-
13. Sikkim Boom – Do-
14. Tripura West Tripura – Do-
15. Haryana Matenhail – Do-
16. Uttar Pradesh Mirzapur – Do-
17. Uttar Pradesh Baghpat Formal 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 last three years is as follows:-

Year Total intake      (both terms) Number of Sainik Schools students  %age of Sainik School students in NDA
2016 595 158 26.55
2017 644 179 27.79
2018 662 147 22.20


This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik in a written reply to Shri Manne Srinivas Reddy and others in Lok Sabha today.

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