Sainik School Kalikiri Andhra Pradesh CBSE admissions 2017-2018

Looking for admissions to the CBSE affiliated Sainik School Kalikiri? This article provides complete information about the 2017-2018 admission notification of Sainik School, Kalikiri, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh to Std. VI and Std. IX. You will get information on the age criteria, application fee and application process.

Sainik School, Kalikiri, a highly reputed CBSE-affiliated school in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, has announced admissions open for boys only for Class VI and for Class IX for the academic session 2017-2018. Admission to the school will be on the basis of an entrance exam scheduled for 15th January 2017. Students have to download the application form and submit by 30th November 2016.

Number of seats available

  1. Class VI: 105 seats. There is 15% reservation for SC/ST, 7.5% out of total seats; 67% or remaining seats for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State domicile; 25% out of domicile State vacancy for Defence category, including wards of ex-servicemen.

  2. Class IX: 4, 1 for wards for Defence personnel and 3 for general category only for domiciles of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


There are various scholarships available for the students of Sainik School, Kalikiri, namely:
  • Merit scholarships

  • Income-based scholarships
  • Defence scholarships

  • Scholarshisp for SC/ST boys offered by the Social Welfare & Tribal departments for those whose parental income is less than Rs. 18,000/- per annum. This scholarship is offered under the scheme of 'Bright boys of best available school'.

  • State Govt. of Andhra Pradesh will likely provide free education (this covers tuition fees and dietary charges only) on merit-cum-means basis for Andhra domicile students from economically weaker sections of society and whose parent income is below Rs.2000/- per month on annual basis.

Note: A student can avail of only one scholarship at any given time.

Eligibility requirements

Age criteria:
  • For Class VI: Boys born between 2nd July 2006 and 1st July 2007, both days inclusive. Class is not a criteria for admission.

  • For Class IX: Boys born between 2nd July 2003 and 1st July 2004, both days inclusive, studying in Class VIII in recognized schools.

Selection process

Admission to Sainik School, Kalikiri will be given on the basis of merit only, based on the scores in the entrance exam and an interview. Final admission will also be given subject to medical fitness as approved by a competent Medical Board.

About the entrance exam

The question paper for Class VI will be in English medium and Telegu medium, while for Class IX it will be only in English medium.

Students can purchase questions papers of the previous years from the Sainik School, Kalikiri school office counter on payment of Rs.25/-. These papers are available to give a general idea of the format and type of questions and should not be considered as being the pattern for the admission entrance exam for the current academic session. The exam pattern changes from year to year.

Exam centres will be at: Nellore, Tirupati, Kadapa, Kurnool, Ananatapuram, Sainik School Kalikiri

Application fee and mode of payment

The fee for the application form is as follows:
  1. For general category, wards of Defence personnel, OBC, etc: Rs.475/-.

  2. For SC/ST:Rs.325/-.

The mode of payment of the fee is the same for all, namely through a DD drawn in favour of Principal Sainik School Kalikiri, payable at SBI, Kalikiri (Branch code 016427) drawn from SBI only.

Fees of Sainik School, Kalikiri can be checked at the official website

How to apply

  1. Download the application form from the official website:

  2. Send the application form along with the requisite DD to:
    The Principal,
    Sainik School Kalikiri,
    Chittoor District,
    Andhra Pradesh

Make sure a recent passport size (4cm x 5cm) photograph of the student, with the date of photograph taken clearly visible on the photo, should be properly affixed in the given space on the application form and the identification certificate.

Note: Those applying for seats as SC/ST category students must attach a Xerox copy of the caste certificate.

Important dates

  • Sale of application form: 17th October 2016 to 18th November 2016

  • Last date for submission of application: 30th November 2016

  • Date of entrance exam: 15th January 2017 (Sunday)

Contact information

For enquiries call: 0877-2500270
Postal address: Kalikiri, Chittoor (Dist), Andhra Pradesh – 517 234.

[Note to students: Details in this article are sourced from a print advt. In The Hindu (Mumbai edition) dt.09/10/2016, page 13. You are advised to check the official website of the school for instructions on the admission process and other details.]

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