(Affiliated Schools) All India Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISSEE) - South Zone, Tamil Nadu
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All India Sainik School Entrance Exam (AISSEE)
Affiliated Schools - South Zone, Tamil Nadu
Sainik school, Amaravathinagar is an English medium, residential school for boys providing Public School Education with a military bias upto +2 stage as per the Central Board of Secondary Education Syllabus. In common with other Sainik Schools it has an All India system of selection and examination. Almost every state in India has a Sainik School.
The aim of the school is to prepare the boys academically, physically and psychologically for entry into the National Defence Academy. Character, team spirit, dedication to purpose, a patriotic outlook and a desire to serve the country with zeal and efficiency are the qualities sought to be promoted by the training at the school.
The concept of Sainik Schools originated with Mr. Krishna Menon, who was our Defence Minister in the early 1960s. Mr. Menon felt that a school with rudiments of a military way of life in each state of our country, could go a long way in building up an infrastructure for intake into the NDA. Thus sainik schools came into being in each state.