Society (SSS) is an
autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Defence, Govt of India. The Society
runs Sainik Schools.
Sainik Schools are English medium residential schools affiliated to CBSE. Sainik
Schools prepare Cadets to join the National
Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla (Pune), Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala and other
Training Academies for officers.
At present there are a total of 33 Sainik Schools and 21 Private Sainik schools .