It is the period starting from the time the student gets registered for the course, to the time the student completes the coaching and other formalities required for being eligible for appearing at the main examination at this level.
Since the main examinations are conducted once every six months only, the actual time gap between registration and appearing at the main examination may be more than 8 months.
|Register on||Eligible by||First Exam||Time Spent|
|31st March||1st December||December||8 months|
|31st December||1st August||December||11 months|