1. Candidates mus be citizen of india and should be karnataka candidates for govt seats. “Karnataka Students” means, a student who was studied for at least 7 full academic years in any one of the govt or govt recognized institutions in karnataka from the first standard up to second standard PUC/12th standard or qualifying examination and the passed either SSLC/10th standard examination in karnataka .in respect of candidate who have enrolled as private candidates for SSLC/PUC or studied in open schools the period of seven years study shall not be insisted. However such candidate shall produce domicile certificate for 7 years the  tahasildar of concerned taluk.

Candidate who have passed either SSLC or PUC either in open schools or as private candidates shall produce the relevant marks card or a certificate from the Karnataka Secondary education board/director  of pre-university education which shows that he/she is a private candidate.

Note :

In respect of candidates who have taken more than one year to pass a class or standard, the year of academic study is counted as one year only for this purpose.

2. Candidate must be graduate with BA/B.Sc and shall have studied any one of the languages and two of three electives specified below.

Languages : English, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi, urudu, Sanskrit

Electives : Physics, Chemistry, botany, Zoology, Mathematics, History, Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Economics, English, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi, urudu, Sanskri.

Candidates have to study any two of electives specified for all the three years.

Candidates who have to obtained a degree in BA/B.Sc from the university situated out side the karnataka state shall have studied in addition to language subjects mentioned above at least 2 elective subjects mentioned above in the serial no.2 in their three year course of study in BA/B.Sc, by appearing one subject in the university examination for at least two years and in the principal subject for all the three years and if there is any change of subject during the course of study of three years, such candidates, shall not be eligible for admission to B.Ed Course.

3. Excluding internal and class examination marks and including language, other than scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, category-1 and physically handicapped candidates must have obtained not less than 50% of total marks in the three years of study. But in the respect of candidates belonging to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, category-1 and physically handicapped candidates, minimum marks shall not be less than 45%.