"Sainik School Kunjpura is one of the first five schools established by the Sainik Schools Society, New Delhi in 1961. At present there are 25 such schools covering all the states of the country. This school was founded by (late) Shri V.K. Krishna Menon, the then Defence
Minister of India, on 24th July, 1961. The school is situated off the G.T. Road, 8 Kms away from Karnal Town. The primary aim of the school is to prepare boys academically, mentally and physically for entry into the National Defence Academy. It enables boys from economically weaker sections of the society to take up an illustrious officer carrier in the Armed Forces of the nation."