Sainik School Ghorakhal, located near Nainital was established on 21 march 1966 on magnificent estate of Nawab of Rampur.
The objectives of the scheme are:
- To remove regional imbalance in the officers cader of the Defence Forces.
- To develop qualities of body, mind and character which will enable the young boys of today to become good and useful citizens of tomorrow.
- To bring public school education within the reach of the common man.
- To prepare those who fail to make the grade for the NDA for responsible positions in various other walks of life.