Sainik School Sujanpur Tira, Hamirpur

Sainik School Sujanpur Tira, Hamirpur



Sujanpur Tira is located 24 Kms from its district HQ Hamirpur and is connected to all other places in the State by road. Its nearest broad-gauge railhead is located 99 Km away at Una. A narrow gauge train operates between Pathankot and Maranda (Palampur) which is 45 km away. Kangra Airport at Gaggal has located 75 Km from Sujanpur Tira.
Sainik School Sujanpur Tira admits students in classes VI and IX on the basis of the All India Entrance Examination conducted on the Ist or IInd Sunday of January every year. The advertisement is given in the leading newspapers during the month of August/September.
In 1961, the idea of starting a chain of Sainik Schools as feeder institutions to NDA was envisaged by the then Defence Minister Mr. V K Menon. The foundation of the school was laid by the then Prime Minister, Smt. Indira Gandhi in 1974 and finally Sainik School Sujanpur Tira (HP) was inaugurated by His Excellency Shri Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, the then President of India on 02 Nov 1978. In the photograph, the President is seen in conversation with Wg Cdr H S Mehta, the founder Principal.

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