|1.||Performance in the 8th Std Examination||50%|
|2.||Membership of Science Club/Space Club||5%|
|3.||Prize in any school based individual extracurricular activity (Elocution/ Debate/ Essay Writing, science quiz, computer modeling, scientific prototype model making, etc.,) at District/ State/ National/ International Level (The higher level will be considered for weightage)||2/4/6/10%|
|4.||Winners of District/ State/ National/ International Level sports activities (The higher level will be considered for weightage)||2/4/6/10%|
|5.||Scout and Guides/ NCC/ NSS Member||5%|
|6.||Studying in Village/Rural School (Certificate of proof to this effect to be produced from the head of the school.
Criteria: The school, where the candidate is studying should be located in Panchayath Area)