The following criteria shall be followed, one after the other, to resolve the ties, where candidates secure the same marks in the written test :
(a) First criterion: Marks obtained in Part - A of the question paper.
(b) Second criterion: Division and marks obtained by the candidates in the qualifying degree examination. If the final result is not available then the marks up to the 2nd year will be taken into account.
(c) Third criterion: Division and marks obtained in the degree examination immediately preceding the qualifying degree examination.
(d) Fourth criterion: Division and Marks obtained in the next lower public examination.