Utility/relevance, Details and plan for expansion of network of Sainik Schools – Loksabha Q and A

Utility/relevance, Details and plan for expansion of network of Sainik Schools – Loksabha Q and A

Utility/relevance, Details and plan for expansion of network of Sainik Schools – Loksabha Q and A

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (d) OF LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 197 FOR ANSWER ON 04.03.2020 REGARDING ‘UTILITY OF SAINIK SCHOOLS’.

At present there are 31 Sainik Schools in the country. Sainik Schools have proven their utility by providing a large number of cadets joining the National Defence Academy(NDA)/Indian Naval Academy(UINA)/Officers Training Academy (OTA) and many other students joining various important positions in Government. The year-wise number and percentage of cadets sent to National Defence Academy from Sainik Schools for last three years 1st as follows:-

Year Total intake (NDA Course strength) Number of Sainik Schools Cadets) %age of Sainik School cadets in NDA
2016-17 644 179 27.8
2017-18 662 147 21.5
2018-19 638 148 23.2

Review of performance of these Schools is an ongoing process which is done by Inspecting Officers, Sainik Schools Society by way of inspections. The performance of these schools are monitored on different parameters like Class X and XII results, number of cadets selected in NDA and training of faculty members. Towards improving performance and addressing shortcomings, there are in-service training programmes for teachers, workshops/conferences for Principals and other administrative staff, special coaching for NDA entrance examination for the cadets, etc.

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At present there are 31 Sainik Schools in the country. Two more Sainik schools are commencing from the academic session 2020-21. The list of all 33 Sainik Schools 1st attached as Annexure. State Governments are required to send a formal proposal after identifying land for opening of Sainik Schools. On receipt of proposal from the State Government an inspection of the proposed site is carried out by the officials of Ministry of Defence to ascertain its suitability after which agreements are signed.

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ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (c) & (d) OF LOK
SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 197 FOR ANSWER ON 04.03.2020
REGARDING ‘UTILITY OF SAINIK SCHOOLS’.

LIST OF SAINIK SCHOOLS (STATE WISE) IN THE COUNTRY

S.No. Name of School State
1 Sainik School Korukonda Andhra Pradesh
2 Sainik School Kalikin
3 Sainik School East Siang Arunachal Pradesh
4 Sainik School Goalpara Assam
5 Sainik School Nalanda Bihar
6 Sainik School Gopalganj
7 Sainik School Ambikapur Chhattisgarh
8 Sainik School Balachadi Gujarat
9 Sainik School Kunjpura Haryana
10 Sainik School Rewari
11 Sainik School SujanpurTira Himachal Pradesh
12 Sainik School Nagrota Jammu & Kashmir
13 Sainik School Tilaiya Jharkhand
14 Sainik School Byapur Karnataka
15 Sainik School Kodagu
16 Sainik School Kazhakootam Kerala
17 Sainik School Rewa Madhya Pradesh
18 Sainik School Satara Maharashtra
19 Sainik School Chandrapur
20 Sainik School Imphal Manipur
21 Sainik School Chhingchhip Mizoram
22 Sainik School Punglwa Nagaland
23 Sainik School Bhubaneswar Odisha
24 Sainik School SambhalPur*
25 Sainik School Kapurthala Punjab
26 Sainik School Chittorgarh Rajasthan
27 Sainik School Jhunjhunu
28 Sainik School Amaravathi Nagar Tamil Nadu
29 Sainik School Ghorakhal Uttarakhand
30 Sainik School Mainpuri Uttar Pradesh
31 Sainik School Jhansi
32 Sainik School Amethi*
33 Sainik School Purulia West Bengal
  • School will commence w.e.f. 01 April 2020.
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Source: LOKSABHA

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