Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar confirmed that reservation for Other Backward Classes will be introduced in Sainik Schools from next year.
In a significant development, reservation for Other Backward Classes will be introduced in Sainik Schools from next year.
Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar confirmed the development.
OBC reservation to be introduced in Sainik Schools from the year 2021-22.@SpokespersonMoD @adgpi @IAF_MCC @indiannavy @IndiaCoastGuard @DefPROMumbai @HQ_DG_NCC @mhrdschools @cbseindia29 @KSBSectt @SSPurulia @ssbj1963 pic.twitter.com/Kp9ugnBI16— Ajay Kumar (@drajaykumar_ias) October 30, 2020
As of now, 15% of the available seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates and 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates. 25% seats are specifically reserved for the children of serving and retired defense personnel. The balance seats are occupied by open category candidates based on the order of their merit.
More details awaited.
Last Updated 30, Oct 2020, 6:13 PM