Reservation for Admission
67% seats are reserved for home state and 33% for the domiciles of other states. Out of the total seats, 15% are reserved for SC and 7.5% for ST candidate. 25% seats are reserved for sons of Defence Service Personnel including Ex-Servicemen [An ex-serviceman is a person who has served in any rank (whether combatant or non-combatant) in Armed Forces of the Indian Union (excluding Assam Rifles, Defence Security Corps, Lok Sahayak Seva, Territorial Army, etc.,) for a continuous period of not less than six months after attestation. Personnel discharged at their own request before completion of five years of service are not treated in this category. A certificate from District Sainik Welfare Officer regarding their eligibility as Ex-servicemen is to be enclosed with the application. As regard to reservation for admission of the children of Coast Guard Personnel the following conditions will apply:-
(a) Children of Coast Guard Personnel may be admitted in a Sainik School provided the 25% quota reserved for children of service personnel including ex- servicemen is not filled in that School. This means that the unfilled vacancies in the 25% quota may be allotted to the children of Coast Guard Personnel. It is clarified that in a given year, 25% quota reserved for service personnel will not be exceeded including the seats allotted to the children of Coast Guard Personnel.
(b) The scholarships for the wards of Coast Guard personnel will be provided by the Coast Guard out of its own funds.