Sainik School, Kazhakootam,Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala is located 18 km away from city on the National Highway 47
The school came into being on 20 Jan 1962, in barracks lent by the Army at Pangode, Trivandrum. At inception 120 students joined the school in Classes V, VI, VII and VIII. Six months later Class IX began with 12 students.
The light blue, dark blue and red stripes in the school crest are symbolic of the three main arms of the Defence Services and the integrated concept of training in the initial stages
School motto:- “Gyan Anushasan Sahayog” - Knowledge, Discipline and Co-operation.
Admission is confined to Classes VI and IX, for boys only. The standard of the Entrance Examination would be equivalent to that of Standard V and VIII (CBSE) respectively
Age limits : Class VI: Boys who are not under ten years or over eleven years of age on first July of the year of admission. Class IX: Boys who are not under thirteen years or over fourteen years of age on first July of the year of admission and studying in Class VIII and IX
The test is held on the third Sunday of January.
Class VI: Mathematical Knowledge Test and Language Ability Test. Intelligence Test. The test can be taken in English or Hindi or Malayalam.
Class IX: Mathematics and Science. English and Social Studies.
The test can be taken in English or Hindi or Malayalam for class VI. However the Question papers for class IX will be in English only.
Interview and medical test:- The boys who qualify in the written test appear before a Selection Board for an Interview and Medical Test.