Some of the conditions which must be satisfied while you are adopting are as follows: –
i. The adoptive parents must be financially, mentally and physically stable.
ii. The accumulative age of both parents must be under 110. What is meant is that the permissible age for adoption for parents must be below 55.
iii. The minimum age of a parent for the adoption should be 25 years.
iv. Marital status though is not a large factor but the couple adopting should at least be married for a period of 2 years.
v. As per the new provisions of the Adoption Act, no single male in India can adopt a girl child.
vi. Before being adopted a child has to be free of legal custody.
vii. The district child protection unit has to circulate a photograph and details of the child in a state-level newspaper where the adoption is to be of an abandoned child