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Entrance Examination School Fees Scholarship

Filled up Application forms will only be accepted on deposition of registration charges/fee by Demand Draft in favour of
The Principal, Sainik School Purulia
Payable at Purulia (Code 0160-SBI, Purulia)

Admission Process Admission to Class VI and Class IX - For Boys only
Eligibility Class VI - Born Between July 2, 2004 and July 1, 2005 for the 2015-2016 session

Class IX - Born Between July 2, 2001 and July 1, 2002 for the 2015-2016 session and Studying in Class VIII in a recognized school.

Availability of Admission Form Upto November
Age Eligibility
Class VI
Class IX
Between 10 to 11 years as on the 01 July of the year of admission
Between 13 to 14 years as on 01 July of the year of admission
Availability of Seats
Class VI
Class IX
75 (approximately)
10 (approximately)
Reservation of Seats West Bengal       67% seats
(15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 25% for Defence/Ex-Defence and rest for General)
Other States       33% seats
(15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 25% for Defence/Ex-Defence and rest for General)

Note: Reserved seats for children in Defence category, if lying vacant, will be filled up by children of Coast Guard personnel

Postal Address Sainik School Purulia
P.O. Sainik School
Dist : Purulia (W.B.), Pin : 723104
Tel. : 03252-202004
Cost Of Prospectus On cash payment from the school office Rs. 400/-
For SC/ST - Rs. 250/-

By Registered Post-IPO/Demand Draft Rs. 440/-

(For SC/ST) -Rs. 290/-

Demand draft to be drawn in favour of
"Principal Sainik School Purulia " on Purulia

N.B.Candidates who have appeared in the test once earlier are not eligible to apply again.

Entrance Examination

Date of Entrance Examination for Std. VI & IX First or Second Sunday of Every January
Language medium for Entrance Exam For Class VI - English / Bengali / Hindi
For Class IX - English only
Entrance Examination Written Examination will consist of the following subjects:-
For Class VI
  1. Mathematical Knowledge - 100
  2. Language Ability Test         - 100
  3. Intelligence Test                   - 100
For Class IX
  1. Mathematics                           - 200
  2. English                                       - 100
  3. Science                                         - 75
  4. Social Science                           - 75
Interview 50 marks for both the classes VI & IX
Cost of old question papers Class VI (except Test No. 3)          Rs. 25/-
Class IX                                                   Rs. 50/-


  1. For SC/ST candidates - No. minimum marks
  2. For others - minimum of 25% marks in each subject and 40% marks in aggregate

The detailed mark list will be made available only after declaration of final results. The detailed mark list will be supplied only to parents/legal guardian of candidates on payment of Rs. 50/- to the Principal through DD/IPO. Copies of Answer Sheet will not be provided at any cost.


The Entrance Examination will be conducted simultaneously at the following centres

  1. KOLKATA, PURULIA, BURDWAN & SILIGURI in West Bengal, PORT BLAIR in Andaman and Nicobar Island
  2. All Sainik Schools and other centres fixed by them in respective State
NOTE The School authority reserves the right of cancelling any centre, if sufficient number of candidates are not available for the particular centre. The applicants should, therefore, also indicate their second choice of centre

School Fees

Tuition Fee Rs. 59,363.00 *
Diet Charges Rs. 18,773.00 *
Clothing Charges Rs.   1,500.00
Caution Money for Gen/Def Category boys Rs.   3,000.00
Caution Money for SC/ST Category boys Rs.   1,500.00
Pocket Money Rs.   1,500.00
Sundry Charges/Clothing (initial) Rs.   8,000.00

* 10 to 15% increase in every subsequent year(s)

Other than tuition fees, all other amounts will be paid in full at the beginning of the academic year before the 5th of July or at the time of fresh admission. First installment of tuition fees will be paid in advance at the time of admission. Final installment is to be paid after the Puja Break

REMITTANCE TO SCHOOL : All dues to the school be paid / remitted duly addressed to the Principal, Sainik School, Purulia. Payment of dues to any member of the school staff for remittance to school, other than the Accountant is strictly prohibited. Demand proper receipt, in case of cash payment. Full details of the remittance and the particulars of the boy, including his Name, Roll no, Class and House should invariably be written neatly on the application forms/back of Bank Draft. In case remittance of dues paid by bank draft, the draft to be made in f/o. Principal, Sainik School Purulia, payable at Purulia

CASH AND VALUABLES Boys are not permitted to keep cash or valuable articles, transistors / music system, mobile phoneetc. in their possession. Money order should not be sent to the boys. All remittances must be addressed to the Principal only


Liberal scholarship are awarded to the eligible students as follows:

  1. State Govt. Scholarship (Merit cum Means) : The Govt. of West Bengal offers full, 3/4 & 1/2 scholarship to all the eligible boys who fulfil the following conditions :-
    • The boy must be a domicile of West Bengal
    • To be eligible for a Govt. of W. Bengal scholarship, a student must secure not less than 50% of the total marks in the entrance examination for admission to Sainik Schools
    • The boys should continue to score a minimum of 45% marks in each subject and 55% marks in aggregate in the annual promotion exam every year to retain his scholarship.

    The rate of West Bengal Govt. Scholarship (Merit cum Means) are determined on the basis of the total income of the parents as follows:-

    Income of the Parents or Guardians Scholarship Rate of Scholarship for Gen Category
    Upto Rs. 80,000/- per annum Full @Rs. 10,500/- per student per annum
    From Rs. 80,001/- to Rs. 1,20,000/- per annum 3/4 @Rs. 7,875/- per student per annum
    From Rs. 1,20,001/- to Rs. 1,60,000/- per annum Half @Rs. 5,250/- per student per annum
    Above Rs. 1,60,000/- per annum Nil Nil

    Govt. of West Bengal Scholarship Governing Conditions

    • Parents of the student must be a Domicile of West Bengal
    • Parents/Guardians of the student will have to enter into an Agreement with the Board of Governors, Sainik Schools Society in the manner and for the purposes laid down in rule 4 of the West Bengal Sainik Schools Scholarship rules.
    • No scholarship shall be awarded if a boy is enjoying any other scholarship or financial assistance in any shape from any other source.
    • The scholarship shall be awarded for one year in the first instance to be renewed on yearly basis for the full duration of the studentís course of studies at the Sainik School, subject to periodical reports from the Principal of the school regarding the studentís general conduct, discipline, medical fitness and performance and also subject to the further conditions that the student in receipt of the scholarship has secured not less than 45% marks in each subjects and 55% marks in aggregate in the annual examination
  2. Ministry of Defence Scholarship :

    It is available to the children of serving and ex-servicemen of the three services as per details given below :

    Type Of Scholarship Serving Defence Personnel & Ex-Servicemen Reimbursement by means of scholarship
    Full NCOs & Ors Rs. 32,000.00
    Half JCOs Rs. 16,000.00
    Nil Officers Nil

  3. Ministry of Defence Subsidy :

    In addition to the above, Ministry of Defence is providing subsidy of approximately Rs. 15,000/- every year to all the students as financial assistance

THE RENEWAL OF SCHOLARSHIP : The renewal of scholarship will be subject to the good conduct and progress of the student. If at any time the Principal feels that a boy is not justifying the scholarship granted to him, he may initiate action to withdraw the scholarship. Parents / guardians will, however, have the option to withdraw their sons/wards from the school or to pay full fees in such cases

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