(i) (a) A person who has completed 21years of age is eligible for appointment as a Scout Master.
(b) A person who has completed 18 years of age is eligible for appointment as an Assistant Scout Master.
(ii) He/She must possess Intermediate (10 + 2) or an equivalent Certificate. Provided however, in exceptional cases exemption from educational qualification may be granted by the State Chief Commissioner on the recommendation of concerned in charge Assistant District Commissioner/District Commissioner and District Chief Commissioner.
(iii) He/She must be a person of good character, conduct and antecedents.
(iv) He/She must have knowledge of Scout Movement and its methods, in particular an appreciation of its religious and moral basis and A.P.R.O. in its application to his/her work.
(v) He/ She must be a person with special aptitude to deal with young boys.
(vi) He/She must have satisfactorily completed a period of training prescribed by the National Association.