The admissions are made to class VIII only. There are two separate terms each year starting in July and January and July thus giving candidates two chances. Dates for the admissions will be notified in leading newspapers/Employment News. Approximately 25 cadets per term are selected. Generally, one vacancy per State is allotted. But in the case of some States with a larger population, two vacancies are allotted.
State here refers to the state mentioned in domicile and not where the candidate is residing,
After the eligible candidates apply for the admission process they will get their admit card prior to the examinations. The written exam consists of three different papers namely English, Mathematics, and General Knowledge conducted on the same day. After the results are announced selected candidates go for Viva-Voice Tests i.e Interview. Successful candidates here undergo medical examinations at military hospitals and then are issued their joining letter based on overall merit