If I have not taken/received my PhD qualification examination, do I need to fulfil this criterion to qualify as transferred/existing PhD candidate?

AISG notes that PhD qualification examination may happen near the end of second year PhD candidature period. Hence, this requirement is applicable for those who have taken the exam but not necessary at the point of application. However, do note that if one did not pass their qualification exam after AISG PhD Fellowship is awarded, AISG has the right to terminate the support for the PhD fellow.