3.0 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
3.1 Age and Nationality :
Indian Nationals of at least 16 years of age as on 31.08.2017 are eligible to apply for the examination.
3.2 Qualifying Examination :
3.2.1 (i) Candidate must have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education or any other examination within scope and standard found to be equivalent to the Senior Secondary Examination of a recognised Indian Board/university (Annexure-VII) after a period of 12 years of study. Besides, for admission in the Universities specifically located in non-Hindi speaking areas, candidate must have passed English as a core subject in 10+2 examination.
(ii) (a) Candidate must have passed any one of the qualifying examinations enumerated above securing not less than 50% marks in aggregate for General, OBC(NCL) and UPS categories and 40% marks in aggregate for SC, ST and PC categories.
(ii) (b) Candidate having a compartment/ supplementary in any of the subjects will not be eligible unless proof of having cleared the examination with requisite percentage as in 3.2.1(ii)(a) above is available.
3.2.2 Candidate appearing in the qualifying examination enumerated above, can also apply but would be required to submit evidence of having satisfied the conditions in 3.2.1 (i) & (ii), latest by the counseling date/admission, as otherwise the candidature will be automatically cancelled.
3.2.3 While submitting application, candidate must ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria in entirety.