Sainik School is a 'Ministry of Defense' sponsored residential boy's school. This school is one of the five Sainik Schools first founded in the country. The school was founded on 7th August 1961.
It was mainly Shri Mohanlal Ji Sukhadia's (former Chief Minister of Rajasthan) effort to bring one of the most prestigious school in India to Chittorgarh. The founder principal of this school was Brigadier Sankata Menon. He headed the institution from 24th June, 1961 to 26th Aug., 1967.
The Sainik Schools prepare the boys academically and physically for entry into the National Defense Academy and other positions in Indian Military. Leadership qualities are cultivated through well run house and pre-factorial systems. Students are exposed to the wholesome influence and ethos of discipline and duty so that they are brought up as sincere, dignified & well-balanced personalities as per the school motto 'Dignity and Valour'. The school aims at developing qualities of body, mind and character which will enable the young boys to become useful citizens. Students who fail to make it to NDA are prepared for other walks of life. The school also stresses on removal of regional imbalance in the officer cadre of the defense services.
Board of Governers: BOG is constituted under Chairmanship of Defence Minister with RRM as Vice-Chairman, is the apex grouping body of Sainik School.
Executive Committee: An Executive committee detailed under the Chairmanship of Defence Secretary is responsible for close control and supervision over the affairs of the Sainik Schools.
Sainik Schools' Cell: The Honorary Secretary, Saink School Society, who is appointed by the Chairman of the Society, functions as the head of Sainik School Cell. He is an Officer not below the rank of Deputy Secretary posted under Joint Secretary (Trg) in Ministry of Defence. He is assisted by other Officers of the Ministry of Defence specially nominated for this purpose. Two service Officers of the rank of Colonel or equivalent are posted in the cell as inspecting officers of Sainik Schools.
Local Board of Administration: Each Sainik School has a local board of Administration (LBA) for providing general guidance and administration support to the school.
Staff: Sainik School has three Service Officers in the following Ranks
1. Principal - Col. / Lt. Col. or equivalent
2. Head Master - Major or equivalent
3. Registrar - Major / Captain or equivalent
Head Master is the head of academic team and is responsible to Principal for training, education and discipline of students. Besides, he functions as Officer I/c Nursery School and OC of NCC Coy of the School. The Registrar is directly responsible to the Principal for all Administrative and Q Duties.
The school estate extends to about 280 acres. The main school building, dormitories for students, residential quarters for staff, planned dairy farm, fruit orchard, infirmary, open stadium, auditorium, boys mess, guest house and extensive playgrounds are all located in its well laid out school campus. The 'Berach' river skirts the eastern boundary of the school estate. On the eastern horizon also stands the majestic and historical 4th century AD fort of Chittor, aloft a plateau. This fort itself is memorable to the history of Rajasthan and India.
Library: The school has well equipped library with reference section and a reading room. Library subscribes large number of news paper and periodicals.
Mess: The Cadets mess run by school has all modern kitchen appliances and has spacious enough dinning hall which provides facility to all cadets to dine-in together alongwith members of academic staff. Teachers helps cadets in learning Mess etiquettes and table manners.
School provides both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals as per laid down daily menu prepared with due care to provide balanced and nutritious diet to the cadets. The visiting parents are also permitted to have their meals in the mess on payment of nominal charges prescribed by the rules provided they give advance information to the Mess Manager to cater for their meals.
Hostel: Being fully residential public school cadets are accommodated in eight different houses namely Luv, Kush, Hamir, Sanga, Badal, Pratap, Kumbha, Jaimal. Each house also has two staff quarters. Three houses are earmarked for Junior cadets of Class VI & VII. Rest cadets are equally distributed to other five houses. One additional house is under construction, staff quarters in cadet houses are allotted to House Master and Hostel Supritendents to facilitate close and effective supervision of cadets. All houses have TV, Indoor recreational facilities and separate telephone connection for cadets. Day to day house activities are supervised by cadets appointment under prefectorial system of living concept in houses. This also gives them opportunity to learn leadership traits.
Medical Assistance: The school has full time Medical Officer along with trained Compounder / Nursing assistant posted in this School Hospital. Enough beds are available to admit sick cadets and provide them all essential treatment. Parents are informed immediately in case of serious sickness as per advise of Medical Officer, however no information is given in case of minor sickness. Cadets are also referred to Govt. Hospitals in case specialist opinion and treatments are required. Expenditure incurred of Medicines are charged from pocket money of Cadets, however expenditure on all types of medical examination and pathological tests are borne by the School. Medical examination of all cadets are carried out biannually. Details of all expenditure on medicines are maintained by the school.
Canteen: School runs a canteen where all items of daily use are made available through Army Canteen Store Department (CSD) on comparative cheaper rate. School also runs a wet canteen which opens on holidays to cater the tea and snacks for cadets and visiting parents.
Auditorium: School has an Auditorium with more than 500 seating capacity. There is a 35mm Film Project for screening educational as well as commercial movies. Auditorium besides being used as Cinema Hall is mainly used for morning Assembly and all literary and cultural functions.
Curriculum & Medium of Instruction: The school is affiliated with CBSE and follows NCERT syllabus provided for Class VI to XII. Medium of instruction is English. School offers only Science stream at Secondary and Senior Secondary level keeping in view the eligibility conditions to appear for NDA entrance test conducted by UPSC. Besides Maths and Physics, the cadets are given option to take Computer Science or Biology as third optional subject at 10+2 level. Computer education, however, forms essential part of school curriculum at all levels.
Bank & Post Office: Both Post Office and Extension counter of State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur are located in the school campus to provide these services to the cadets at door step.
Text Books & Stationery:School has its own text book and stationery section which facilitates the provision and issue of text books, reference books and required stationery items to the cadets at a reasonable price to e borne by the parents.
Visit by Parents / Guardians: Parents / Guardians / Authorised local guardians may meet their wards on Sundays / Holidays between 10:00 hrs and 18:00hrs after obtaining prior permission from Headmaster / Registrar. Parents are not allowed to visit cadets, cadet's mess, Art Room and Cadet Vatika have adequate seating arrange for such purposes.
Parents Teacher Association (PTA): School has a well established Parents Teacher Association which meets every year during the Annual Day celebration with the following main objectives
1. To facilitate interaction between parents and teachers
2. To seek parents involvement in school's activities
3. Election of parent's representative for "Local Board of Administration (LBA)"
The institution is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi.
The school is run on public school lines with a distinct military bias. The overall administration of the school rests with the Board of Governors, headed by the Defense Minister. Day to day administration is looked after by the Local Board of Administration. Three inter service officers are posted as the Principal, Headmaster and Registrar. The academic, administrative and ministerial staffs are permanent.
Sport is a vital part of Sainik School life as it offers all its students the opportunity to remain fit and healthy and enables them to balance the pressures of academic life.
There are facilities for hockey, cricket, athletics, football, tennis, boxing, handball, baseball, squash, badminton, volley ball and cross country. Physical training and health yoga education are imparted under the guidance of Army Physical Training Instructors and a trained teacher. All the boys except Class XII form part of the Junior Division wing of the NCC. Boys participate in all DG, NCC sponsored activities like Republic Day Camp, Annual Training Camp, adventure courses and NCC state level camps.
The school organizes various clubs as English & Hindi Literary Club, Music Club, Science & Electronics Club, Photography & Fine Arts Club, UNESCO Club, Public Speaking Club, Adventure Club (including Trekking), Yoga Club, Nature Study Club, craft including Canning Club, Book Binding, Horticulture Club, Soap, Candle and Chalk Making Club. All these clubs function vigorously. Treks and tours also form an integral part of school life. Mountaineering expeditions in liaison with Army Adventure Cell are also planned.
NCC (National Cadet Corps): NCC training is compulsory in the school. All students virtue of their admission in this school becomes Junior Division cadets of either Army, Navy or Air Wing of NCC.
Pin Code: 312001
|Principal||01472 - 248695 (o)|
|Head Master||01472 - 248066 (o & fax)
01472 - 245515 (o)
|Registrar||01472 - 240217 (o)|
|House Master (Love)||01472 - 250112|
|House Master (Kus)||01472 - 250176|
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