The All India Sainik School Entrance Examination was held on 21 Apr 2019 and the preliminary result was published on 30 Apr 19. Sqn Ldr Naresh Kumar, 1st Principal, Sainik School Chandrapur informed that 270 candidates were shortlisted for medical examination. Medical Examination of shortlisted candidates was held at General Hospital Chandrapur from 10 May to 17 May 2019. The final merit list of the candidates was published on 01 Jun 2019. For the first academic session, 90 cadets in class-VI had admitted in the school. The joining instructions to all the candidates featuring in the merit list had sent by email. The parents of the candidates had informed by telephone. The admission of cadets in the school has started from 17 Jun 19. The classes for the first academic session of the school started from 20 Jun 2019. The School Chandrapur has the world class infrastructure. The sports facilities at the school are of Olympic standard. The school will be having the Military might museums showcasing the history of Kargil War, the people’s president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, live submarine experience etc. In the remembrance of our martyrs, the School will be having Paramveer Path displaying the statues and brief history of all the 21 Param Veer Chakra awardees.
The Sainik Schools are a system of schools in India established and managed by the Sainik Schools Society under Ministry of Defence. They were conceived in 1961 by V. K. Krishna Menon, the then Defence Minister of India, to rectify the regional and class imbalance amongst the Officer cadre of the Indian Military, and to prepare students for entry into the National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla, Pune and Indian Naval Academy. Today there are 31 such schools covering all the states of the country. The schools come under the purview of Sainik School Society Ministry of Defence.