For admission to any class, a candidate must either be studying in that class or must have passed the last lower class at the time of admission. Age limits as on 1st April of the year of the admission are as under:-

Class Age
V 10-12
VI 11-13
VII 12-14
VIII 13-15
IX 14-16
X 16-17

Moreover the physical appearance of the candidate must correspond with the age mentioned in the application form.