The academic criteria for appearing in AIEESE (Primary) - 2018 are that the candidate must have passed the final examination of 10+2 (Class- XII) or its equivalent referred to as the qualifying examination with 50 % marks for all candidates. Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination may also appear in AIEESE (Primary) - 2018 provisionally.
Note: The total number of attempts for General and OBC candidates is three, whereas the total number of attempts for SC/ST/PH is five.
Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st Oct. 1993 are eligible to apply for AIEESE (Primary) - 2018. 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, 1988 are also eligible. The date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate shall only be considered valid.