EMRS Teaching Staff Selection Eligibility Criteria

EMRS Exam Eligibility Criteria 2022

Before applying for EMRS recruitment 2022 for any post, you should ensure that you possess the essential qualification and professional skills required so that your application is not rejected at a later stage. Let's have a look at the eligibility criteria for EMRS notification.

The EMRS recruitment of the teaching staff includes posts like Principal, Vice Principal, PGT and TGT. These posts are state specific and you should have a domicile certificate of the State from where you are applying.

EMRS Exam Educational Criteria

If you are applying for the EMRS recruitment 2022 for any post - Principal, Vice Principal, PGT, TGT you should go through all the information thoroughly to ensure that you possess the essential and desirable qualifications as well as the professional qualification to appear for the online exam along with the necessary experience if applicable. You need to possess a Master or Graduate Degree in a relevant field with a specified percentage as mentioned. In case you are applying for the post of TGTs, you should have a valid STET/CTET-Paper -II certificate. Detailed information for EMRS educational criteria is provided below.

PostEducational Criteria
  • Master's degree from a recognized university / institute, and
  • B.Ed or equivalent degree from a recognized University, and
  • Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English medium, and
  • Persons working in any of the Govt. / Semi-Govt./Govt. recognized / CBSE affiliated Sr. Secondary (10+2) schools / Inter College.
    • Holding analogous post, or
    • Ten years of experience of teaching (Vice principal / PGT / TGT) in a recognized high school/ Higher secondary school / Senior Secondary School/Intermediate college.
Vice Principal
  • Master's Degree from a recognized university / institution, and
  • B.Ed or equivalent degree from a recognized University ,and
  • Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English medium, and
  • 2 years’ experience of working on the post of PGT or lecturer at level 8 (Rs.47600-151100) in Central/ State Govt./Autonomous organization of central / State Govt.
Desirable :
  • Three years’ experience in fully residential school.
  • Two Years Integrated Post Graduate Course from Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate in the following subject:
    • PGT (English)- English literature
    • PGT (Hindi) – Hindi or Sanskrit with Hindi as one of the subjects at Graduate level.
    • PGT (Mathematics)-Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics
    • PGT (Physics)–Physics / Applied Physics/ Nuclear Physics.
    • PGT (Chemistry) Chemistry/ Bio. Chemistry.
    • PGT (Biology) - Botany/ Zoology/ Life Sciences/Bio Sciences/ Genetics/ Micro Biology/Bio Technology/ Molecular Bio/Plant Physiology provided they have studied Botany and Zoology at Graduation level.
    • PGT (History) – History
    • PGT Geography-Geography
    • PGT (Commerce) – Master’s Degree in Commerce. However, holder of Degrees of M. Com in Applied/Business Economics shall not be eligible.
    • PGT (Economics) – Economics/ Applied Economics/ Business Economics.
    • PGT Information Technology- B. Tech (computer science / IT) / Master’s Degree in Computer Application/Computer Science/Information Technology/M. Tech (Computer application/Computer Science/Information Technology)
  • B.Ed. or equivalent degree from a recognized University (Not applicable on PGT IT), and
  • Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English medium.
  • Four years integrated degree course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with atleast 50% marks in the concerned subject/combination of subject and in aggregate.
    • For TGT (Hindi): Hindi as a subject in all the three years.
    • For TGT (English) : English as a subject in all the three years.
    • For TGT (S.St) : Any two of the following main subject at graduation level: History, Geography, Economics and Pol. Science of which one must be either History or Geography.
    • For TGT (Maths) –Mathematics as main subject at graduation level with one of the following as second subject: Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Computer Science, economics, commerce and Statistics.
    • For TGT (Science)- Bachelor Degree in Science with any two of the following subjects: Botany, Zoology and Chemistry.
  • B.Ed or equivalent degree from a recognized University.
  • Pass in the State Teacher Eligibility Test (STET) or Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) Paper-II, conducted by CBSE in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE for the purpose, and
  • Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English medium.

EMRS Exam Age Criteria

Besides fulfilling the EMRS teaching staff selection exam educational criteria, you must also lie within an age limit to be applicable in all aspects. The maximum age is 50 years and the minimum is 35 years, depending upon the post you are applying for. The age limit is defined as on April 30, 2022. 

PostAge Criteria
Principal Not exceeding 50 years
Vice Principal 45 years
PGT 40 years
TGT Upto 35 years

EMRS Exam Age Relaxation

In the EMRS recruitment notification, there is a provision of age relaxation for some categories of candidates. The relaxation will be applied to the upper age limit. This relaxation will be applicable only to those candidates who belong to the mentioned categories as specified below. 

CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes 3 years
Candidates with 3 years continuous service in Central Govt. provided the posts are in same or allied cadres. 5 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the U.T of Jammu & Kashmir during 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Persons with disabilities (including women)
  • SC/ST
  • OBC
  • General
  • 15 years
  • 13 years
  • 10 years
Ex-servicemen ECO/SSCO : Group A & B Posts Services/posts filled by direct recruitment otherwise than on a result of any open All India competitive examination held by UPSC subject to the condition that
  • the continuous service rendered in the Armed Forces by an ex-servicemen is not less than six months after attestation
  • resultant age after deducting his age does not exceed the prescribed age limit by more than three years and
  • condition prescribed in O.M. No. 39016/10/79- Esst.(C) dated 15.12.1979.
Period of Military service plus 3 years

NOTE: You should not exceed more than 55 Years as on April 30, 2022 after considering all the relaxations in age. The age relaxation for ex-servicemen and economically weaker sections (EWS) will be as per the Govt. of India Rules.

EMRS Exam Centre


The EMRS exam will be conducted on the cities that are mentioned in the official EMRS recruitment 2022. While applying, you have to select any four cities of your choice. However, efforts will be made to allot the same exam centre as chosen by you but the decision of the NTA regarding the allotment of the EMRS exam centre shall be final. If you have a query you can also take the help of the National Testing Agency (NTA) Query Redressal System (QRS) for the speedy redressal of the grievances.

StatesExam Centres
Andhra Pradesh Anantapur(AP01), Bhimavaram(AP03), Chirala(AP04), Chittoor(AP05), Eluru(AP06), Guntur(AP07), Kadapa(AP08), Kakinada(AP09), Kurnool(AP10), Nellore(AP11), Ongole(AP12), Rajahmundry(AP13), Srikakulam(AP14), Tirupathi(AP16), Vijayawada(AP17), Visakhapatnam(AP18), Vizianagaram(AP19), Narasaraopet(AP20), Proddatur(AP21), Surampalem(AP23)
Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar/durg(CG01), Bilaspur(Chhattisgarh)(CG02), Raipur(CG03)
Delhi Delhi/new Delhi(DL01),
Gujarat Ahmedabad/gandhinagar(GJ01), Anand(GJ02), Jamnagar(GJ06), Junagadh(GJ07), Mehsana(GJ08), Rajkot(GJ10), Surat(GJ11), Vadodara(GJ12), Valsad/vapi(GJ13), Himatnagar(GJ14), Navsari(GJ15), Bhuj(GJ17)
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur(Himachal Pradesh)(HP01), Hamirpur(Himachal Pradesh)(HP03), Kangra/palampur(HP04), Shimla(HP06), Solan(HP07), Mandi(HP08), Una(HP09), Kullu(HP10), Sirmaur(HP11)
Jammu And Kashmir Baramulla(JK01), Jammu(JK02), Samba(JK03), Srinagar(J & K)(JK04), Anantnag(JK05), Pulwama(JK06)
Jharkhand Bokaro Steel City(JH01), Dhanbad(JH02), Jamshedpur(JH03), Ranchi(JH04), Hazaribagh(JH05), Ramgarh(JH06), Giridih(JH07)
Madhya Pradesh Balaghat(MP01), Betul(MP02), Bhopal(MP03), Chhindwara(MP05), Gwalior(MP06), Indore(MP07), Jabalpur(MP08), Rewa(MP11), Sagar(MP12), Satna(MP13), Ujjain(MP15), Dhar(MP16), Hoshangabad(MP17), Khargone (West Nimar)(MP18), Vidisha(MP20)
Maharashtra Ahmednagar(MR01), Akola(MR02), Amravati(MR03), Aurangabad(Maharashtra)(MR04), Chandrapur(MR09), Dhule(MR10), Jalgaon(MR13), Kolhapur(MR14), Latur(MR15), Mumbai/navi Mumbai(MR16) , Nagpur(MR17), Nanded(MR18), Nashik(MR19), Pune(MR22), Raigad(MR23), Ratnagiri(MR24), Sangli(MR25), Satara(MR26), Solapur(MR27), Thane(MR28), Wardha(MR29), Beed(MR30), Bhandara(MR31), Buldhana(MR32), Palghar(MR33), Yavatmal(MR34), Gondia(MR35)
Manipur Imphal(MN01)
Mizoram Aizawl(MZ01)
Odisha Balasore(OR02), Berhampur-ganjam(OR03), Bhubaneswar(OR04), Cuttack(OR05), Dhenkanal(OR06), Rourkela(OR08), Sambalpur(OR09), Angul(OR10), Bhadrak(OR11), Mayurbhanj/baripada(OR12), Jajpur(OR13), Kendrapara(OR14), Kendujhar (Keonjhar)(OR15), Puri(OR16), Jagatsinghpur(OR17)
Rajasthan Ajmer(RJ01), Alwar(RJ02), Bikaner(RJ05), Jaipur(RJ06), Jodhpur(RJ07), Kota(RJ08), Sikar(RJ09), Sriganganagar(RJ10), Udaipur(RJ11), Bhilwara(RJ12), Jhunjhunu(RJ13), Nagaur(RJ14), Sawai Madhopur(RJ15), Bharatpur (RJ16), Dausa(RJ17), Karauli(RJ18)
Sikkim Gangtok(SM01)
Telangana Hyderabad/secunderabad/ranga Reddy(TL01), Karimnagar(TL02), Khammam(TL03), Mahbubnagar(TL04), Nalgonda(TL05), Warangal(TL07), Nizamabad(TL08), Suryapet(TL09), Siddipet(TL11),
Tripura Agartala(TA01)
Uttarakhand Dehradun(UK01), Haldwani(UK02), Haridwar(UK03), Roorkee(UK06), Udham Singh Nagar(UK07), Pauri Garhwal(UK08), Almora(UK09)

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