The candidate should have passed in all subjects in Academic Stream of the qualifying examination (Higher Secondary Course) with (10+2) years of schooling under Board of Higher Secondary Education of Government of Tamil Nadu or any other examination recognised as equivalent there to and fulfilling the following subjects of study.

Higher Secondary / Equivalent – Academic Stream

Group Name Subject 1 Subject 2 Subject 3 Subject 4
GROUP I Physics Chemistry Biology Maths
GROUP II Physics Chemistry Biology Biochemistry or Biotechnology or Microbiology or Home Science or Computer Science
GROUP II A Physics Chemistry Botany Zoology



Minimum Qualifying Marks

Caste Merrit List
Open Competition 55% aggregate of all the four subjects
Backward Class (BC)/Backward Class Christian (BCC)/Backward Class Muslin (BCM) 50% aggregate of all the four subjects
Most Backward Class (MBC)/Denotified Communities (DNC) 45% aggregate of all the four subjects
Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)
A pass in qualifying examination with qualifying subjects


Age Limit

  • Candidates should not have completed 21 years as on the first day of July of the admission year.
  • For Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes there is no age limit.
  • For Physically challenged age limit is relaxable up to 26 years.