The Gyalsung Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2022 allows for exemptions to be granted to:

1)     Those who have been assessed as permanently unfit for Gyalsung Training by the Gyalsung Medical Board may be eligible for exemption. Differently-abled individuals who are outside the education system and deemed unfit for training may also be exempted.

2)   Those enrolled in registered religious or monastic institutions, both within and outside Bhutan, may qualify for exemption.

3)   In the case of pregnant women and 18-year-old mothers, the best interest of the mother and child will be given prior consideration.     

To be considered for exemption, eligible citizens are required to register on the NS portal and provide the necessary details and documents that substantiate the need for exemption. The Gyalsung HQ will review the provided information before making a decision.