The candidate should be at least 17 years of age at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31-12-2005. To be eligible to appear in competitive entrance examination, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as mentioned in the Information Bulletin. Provided also that to be eligible for competitive entrance examination the candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the qualifying examination. In respect of candidates belonging to Schedule Caste/Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in qualifying examination be 40% instead of 50% for General Candidates. Those who are taking plus two examination in 2005 can also appear for the entrance test provisionally subject to their fulfilling the conditions later.
Students from Andhra Pradesh / J & K are not eligible to appear as both these states had opted out of All India scheme. But the students of these states can claim eligibility by submitting an affidavit in original attested by First class Judicial Magistrate that they are not eligible to compete for MBBS/BDS seats in Andhra Pradesh and J&K, or that they are not domiciled in Andhra Pradesh and J&K.
The Higher / Senior Secondary Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher / Senior Secondary Examination, after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising Physics, Chemistry, Biology (with practical tests in these subjects).
The intermediate/pre-degree examination in Science of Indian Universities /Board or other recognised examination body with Physics, Chemistry, Biology.