Sainik School Ghorakhal

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Sainik School in Ghorakhal

Sainik School, Ghorakhal aims at preparing its students for the officers cadre in the Armed Forces and for various other responsible positions in all walks of life.

Ghorakhal Sainik School History

  • Sainik School, Ghorakhal is a residential School providing public School education in Nainital Uttaranchal.
  • Sainik School was established on 21 March 1966. The School was established in the Ghorakhal Estate of the Nawab of Rampur, near Bhowali in Nainital District.

Admission in Ghorakhal Sainik School

Boys are admitted to Class Six only from the age of ten to eleven. An All India Sainik Schools Entrance Examination is held annually on a tentative date ( preferably the last Sunday of February ).

There is a 25% quota for defence candidates. 15% and 7.5% respectively to SC and ST candidates. The rest of the boys come from General category.

Sainik School Terms are from : 01 June to 30 April Since 1993, a small number of candidates are also admitted in Class IX.

Vacations in Ghorakhal Sainik School

Winter ( mid December to January end ), Summer ( 1 May to 31 July ) and Mid Term ( Around Dussehra, for 1 week )

How to reach Ghorakhal Sainik School

SainikĀ  School is located at a distance of approximately 4 km from Bhowali and 16 km from Nainital in Uttarakhand. Kathgodam is the nearest railhead ( terminus ), which is 40 km away from SainikĀ  School.

The nearest airport is Pant Nagar, 70 km away and a direct bus from Delhi to Nainital takes 10 hour.

Contact Sainik School Address :
Sainik School,
Ghorakhal, Nainital,
Uttarakhand, India
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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.