Sainik School Chandrapur is the 29th Sainik School in India and the second in the state of Maharashtra. The school was conceptualized in the year 2015 and became functional from academic session 2019-20. The All India Sainik School Entrance Examination was held on 21 Apr 19 and the preliminary result was published on 30 Apr 19. Sqn Ldr Naresh Kumar, 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 19. The final merit list of the candidates was published on 01 Jun 19. For the first academic session, 90 cadets in class-VI will be admitted in the school. The joining instructions to all the candidates featuring in the merit list have been sent by email. The parents of the candidates have also been 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 PVC awardees.
Sqn Ldr Naresh Kumar assumed the office of Principal Cum Administrative Officer of Sainik School Chandrapur on 20 March 2019. Sqn Ldr Naresh Kumar was commissioned as Logistics Officer in Indian Air Force in 2007. He is an MBA from IMT Gaziabad. He is prestigious President’s Plaque awardee during his ab-initio training at Air Force Academy. For his distinguished services in IAF, he was awarded Air Officer Commanding in Chief commendation in the year 2012 and the Chief of the Air Staff Commendation in the year 2015. Before joining this School, he was Administrative Officer Sainik School Nalanda.