The minimum academic qualification for appearing in AIPMST (Secondary) - 2017 is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of 10+2 or its equivalent referred to as the qualifying examination with 60% marks for all candidates. Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination may also appear in AIPMST (Secondary) - 2017 provisionally.
Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1992 are eligible to apply for AIPMST (Secondary) - 2017. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PH candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1987 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board / University certificate will only be considered.