New Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) would be conducting the All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination-2021 (AISSEE) on January 10 for admissions to Classes VI and IX in 33 Sainik Schools spread across 23 States and one Union Territory.
The process of online applications which started on October 20, will close on November 19, the defence ministry said.
Candidates are required to submit their applications after registering on the website https://aissee.nta.nic.in, it said.
‘‘A detailed information bulletin is also available on the NTA site- www.nta.ac.in,’’ the ministry added.
From the academic session 2021-22, reservation in admission for OBC-NCL category has been introduced.
Also girl candidates are now eligible for admission to Class VI in all 33 Sainik Schools.
Admission is based on the performance of candidates in the written exam; school-wise, class-wise, category-wise rank in merit list; medical fitness as approved by competent medical authorities and verification of original documents.
The advisory regarding Covid-19 will be adhered to during the conduct of the AISSEE.