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