The Principal of Sainik School, Goalpara, Assam Captain Edwin Jothirajan (IndianNavy) called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) atRaj Bhavan, Itanagar on 18 th June 2018. He has been deputed by the Sainik School Society of the Ministry of Defence to conduct the Entrance Examination to select the Fist Batch of 60 students and commence the course at Pasighat on 27 th August 2018.
There will be 60 vacancies for the students in the First Batch. The Governor had visited the school site on 11 th May 2018. The Governor directed the Deputy Commissioner, Pasighat to render all assistance to Captain Jorthirajan to start the school on due date, i.e. 27 th August 2018.
The Governor requested the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister Shri Chowna Mein to enable the transfer of the 100 Acres of land, the site of the school from Department of Industry to the Department of Education at the earliest. Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister will hold a meeting of all the stakeholders in the matter on 20 th June 2018 in his office to get the land transfer and the mutation for the purpose done.
The Governor also discussed the matter with the State Chief Secretary Shri Satya Gopral, IAS to pass directions to all the 22 Deputy Commissioner including Deputy Commissioner of Capital Complex to inform all school children through the Deputy Directors of School Education in the Districts and headmasters of the schools to motivate maximum numbers of students fill up the form and appear for first ever entrances examination in Arunachal Pradesh for Sainik school.
The detailed programme for the start of the school is as follows:- (1) The Prospectus and Admission Form will be available online as also in the Centres selected and to be announced by the State Government from 25 th June to 10 th July 2018. (2) The Last Date for Receipt of Application is 13 th July 2018. (3) The Entrance Examination with be conducted on 22 nd July (Sunday) at Centres selected and to be announced by the State Government. (4) Merit List for Interview and Medical Examination will be published on 28 th July 2018. (5) Interview and medical examination will be conducted from 1 st to 4 th August 2018. (6) Final Merit List including Waiting List will be published on 7 th August 2018. (7) Issue of Call Letters for Selected Candidates will commence from 8 th August. (8) Admissions will be done in the School from 13 th August till 16 th August 2018. (9) The School will start from 27 th August 2018.