Any male, unmarried Indian citizen is eligible.
17-20 years on the 1st January or 1st August of the year of examination.
Candidates must have passed metric or equivalent with 55% or above marks in Science and Mathematics. Candidates having less than 55% marks in metric are also eligible to apply, provided they have got 55% or above marks in any higher board examination with Science and Math's.
Weight correlated to height and proportionate chest with minimum expansion of 5 cms. Good medical and physical health, free from any disease/disability. No cardio-vascular, surgical deformities or infection of ear.
No history of fits or psychiatric ailment.
Minimum height - 157 cm.
Minimum eye standard - Without glasses better eye 6/6 and worse 6/9.
Color perception - CP II.