Sainik School in Bihar (Nalanda)


INTRODUCTION    – 1.Sainik School Nalanda, the nineteenth Sainik School in the country came into existence on the pious land of Lord Gautam Buddha and Lord Mahavira on 12 Oct 2003 fulfilling the persistent demand of people of Bihar to have a Sainik School in the state as erstwhile Sainik School Tilaiya was considered for the state of Jharkhand due to the reorganization of the state of Bihar in 2000. Bihar is the first state to have opened two Sainik Schools and signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) wit h the Ministry of Defence, Govt of India.

2.The School has succeeded in sending 45 cadets to the portals of NDA & INA from the first four batches passed o ut so far, thus, is able to achieve its primary aim of preparing Bihar domicile boys academically, physically and mentally for entry into the National Defence Academy.

LOCATION    -The School has been functioning in a temporary accommodation, ie in Zila Parishad InspectionBungalow at Rajgir since its inception. Presently, there are 517 cadets enrolled. The Key Location Plan of the School is coming up under the supervision of the Bihar State Educational Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd, Patna at Village Nanand in Nalanda district. The phase-I construction work is expected to be completed by June 2014.

FACILITIES    – Though, the School is operating from temporary accommodation, it has well equipped laboratories, Language Lab, rich Library, spacious mess, smart classrooms, playgrounds, modernized gymnasium and other facilities to provide a cogenial environment to the cadets for nurturing them as fit individuals for the officer cadre of the Armed Forces as well a sresponsible and useful citizen of the nation.

SCHOLARSHIP    – Govt of Bihar is providing income based scholarship and diet money to the cadets studying in the school. In addition, MoD is also providing considerable financial assistance in the form of scholarship to state govt scholarship holders, subsidy to share financial burden arisen due increase in school fee and scholarship to the wards of defence

personnel. These liberal scholarship schemes are helping the school in fulfilling one of its objectives of bringing public school education within the reach of common man. A parent with monthly income up to Rs 19,000/-, is getting financial assistance of Rs 64,000/- (approx) per annum.

ACHIEVEMENTS    -The School has received the prestigious ‘MERIT CERTIFICATE’ in 2008, 2009, 2012 & 2013 for producing best results in CBSE class X examinations among all the Sainik Schools of the country. The School has been doing well in CBSE Class XII results also.

The School has received the coveted ‘RAKSHA MANTRI TROPHY’ for sending highest percentage of cadets to NDA & INA in 2013.

The School has won Central Zone Sports Championship in 2013. The School Hockey team has won Inter Zone Hockey Championship 2013 and represented Sainik Schools at 42nd Nehru Hockey Junior Tournament. The School Volleyball team has won Inter Zone Championship in 2008 and remained Runners up in 2013. The School Football team has won Central Zone Championship thrice in 2007, 2010 & 2013 and East Zone CBSE Cluster Level Football Championship in 2009.

The School has been adjudged as the Best Sainik School in the Madhya Bharat Area twice and awarded with the ‘General Officer Commanding Madhya Bharat Area Rolling Trophy’ for the years 2007-08 & 2010-11.

Postal address:

The Principal

Sainik School Nalanda

PO Rajgir, Dist Nalanda

State Bihar, Pin Code 803 116.

Details of officers:

Appointment Rank Name CONTACT NO. Official Email Address
Principal Gp Capt AK Mishra 06112-255303 9431023923 (Mb) [email protected]
Head Master Wg Cdr PR Sudhakar SC 06112-255449 7250552076 (Mb) [email protected]
Registrar Not Posted (Vacant since 11 Aug 2013)

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