digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

The school in 2013
The school in 1985

Sainik School Kapurthala is one of 24 Sainik Schools across India. The school was inaugurated in July 1961 by the then Defence Minister V.K.Krishna Menon, with the objective of preparing boys for entry into National Defence Academy in Khadakwasla. Its motto is "Knowledge, Humility and Discipline". It is a fully residential school for boys only, providing public school education. It has produced more than 1150 officers for the Indian armed forces through National Defence Academy. It is the only school among the twenty Sainik Schools which has held the Defence Minister’s trophy continuously for nine years.[1] [2] [3]

It is situated in the Kapurthala city of Punjab state, in Jagatjit palace which was formerly the palace of the Maharajah of princely state of Kapurthala, HRH Maharajah Jagatjit Singh Bahadur. Jagatjit palace (location: 31.374 N, 75.392 E) was completed in 1908.

The scheme to establish Sainik Schools was introduced in 1961 with the primary aim of preparing boys academically, physically and mentally for entry into the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla.

Admission[edit]

The school is for students of 6 to 12 grade. It is a boys only school but daughters of the staff of the school can be admitted. The admission to the school is to grade 6 and 9 only.

The admission process is through an entrance exam held on the first Sunday of January. Approximately 2000 students participate in the entrance exam. The selected students are then called up for interview and a medical check up in February-March. The final list of students is declared by the end of March which comprises about 80-120 students.

Eligibility[edit]

The admission is open to boys for Class VI and Class IX only. At the time of admission, the candidate should have passed Class V for entry into Class VI and Class VIII for entry into Class IX.

Age[edit]

For Class VI, the candidate should be more than ten years and less than eleven years of age on First of July of the year of admission. For Class IX, the candidate should be more than thirteen years and less than fourteen years of age on the first of July of the year of admission.

Reservation[edit]

67% of the seats are reserved for domiciles of the Punjab. Short-fall and remaining seats are thrown open to boys from other States/Union Territories. The distribution of the seats available is:

  • Defence personnel and Ex-servicemen: 25%
  • Scheduled Caste: 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes: 7.5%

Achievements[edit]

The school has four serving National Awardees.

  • Mr GS Dhaliwal, Master English* (Retired in Nov. 2014.)
  • Mr SK Gautam, Master English
  • Mr MS Bajwa, Asstt Master Mathematics ( Also awarded 'Kunjshree' by Sainik School Kunjpura)
  • Mr Mriginder Singh, Asstt Master English (First ICT National awardee for any school under Ministry of Defence)

Houses[edit]

The 12 houses are named after personalities of India:

  • Subhash
  • Lajpat
  • Motilal
  • Chittranjan
  • Tagore
  • Sarojini
  • Tilak
  • Bhagat
  • Patel
  • Azad
  • Nalwa
  • Ranjit

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sainikschoolkapurthala.com Official website
  2. ^ sskapurthala.com
  3. ^ http://www.saikapiansabroad.com Home of Saikapians (Old students of Sainik School Kapurthala) living abroad



Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sainik_School,_Kapurthala — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
2495 videos foundNext > 

SAINIK SCHOOL, KAPURTHALA BAND

Band Display to the vice president of india and chief of army during the republic day camp 2015.

sainik school kapurthala show Program Stream

One of the 24 Sainik Schools in the country and the only one in the state of PUNJAB, Sainik School Kapurthala was inaugurated on 08 July 1961 by the than ...

farewell teaser sainik school kapurthala 14 feb 2015

Sainik School Kapurthala Part 1 || Navi Dosanjh ||

Ma Gr8 School "Saink School Kapurthala"

sainik school kapurthala batch 2013

Band Display Sainik School Kapurthala

Band Display by young Saikapians.

SAINIK SCHOOL KAPURTHALA----- BATCH 2008-15

Sainik School KAPURTHALA

ABOUT Sainik School.

Sainik School Kapurthala Part 2 || Navi Dosanjh ||

Video about sainik school.

Sainik School Kapurthala Admission

Admissions in class VI and IX for Sainik School Kapurthala are open. Forms available in the School for a payment of Rs 400/- (By Hand) and 480/- (By post).

2495 videos foundNext > 

We're sorry, but there's no news about "Sainik School, Kapurthala" right now.

Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight