The Governor should have the following qualifications to be appointed in Office:
(i) He should be an Indian citizen. He cannot be a Non-Resident Indian(NRI).
(ii) He should have a minimum age of 35 years.
(iii) He should not be a Government official or hold any office of profit
(iv) He should not be a member of the Parliament or the State Legislature.
The tenure of the Governor is 5 years but he can hold office until a new Governor is appointed. The President can dismiss the Governor before the completion of 5 years if advised by the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers. The Governor can also resign before his term of office is over.
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