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Indian army medical test details

Indian army medical test detailsIndian Army Medical Standards

Let us have a look on the standards of Indian Army

  • Test of Eye sight
  • CHEST – your chest should be well deveoped .

The minimum range of expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cms

  • Test for your HEIGHT and weight
  • Your weight should be appropriate with your height
  • Blood test
  • Urine test
  • Sweating in hands
  • Test for CURVE KNEES
  • your hearing should be good . That means , test for EAR
  • There should not be Hydrocele , varicocele or piles
  1. The candidate must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease/disability which is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties
  2. There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodily defects or over weight.
  3. The minimum acceptable height for Male candidate is 157.5 cms. For women candidate’s minimum acceptable height is 152 cms. For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North Eastern region of India, Garhwali and Kumaon, the Minimum acceptable height will be 5 cms less. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms for males and females candidates.
  4. Chest should be healthy. For males the minimum range of expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cms. In recording the measurements, fraction of less than 0.5 cm will be ignored, 0.5 cm will be recorded as such and 0.6 cm and above will be recorded as 1 cm. X-Ray of the chest is compulsory and will be taken to rule out any disease of the chest.
  5. There should be no disease of bones and joints of the body.
  6. A candidate should have no past history of mental breakdown or fits.
  7. The hearing should be normal. A candidate should be able to hear a forced whisper with each ear at a distance of 610 cms. in a quiet room. There should be no evidence of present or past disease of the ear, nose and throat.
  8. There should be no sign of functional or organic disease of the heart and blood vessel. Blood pressure should be normal.
  9. The muscles of abdomen should be well developed and there should be no enlargement of liver or spleen. Any evidence of disease of internal organs of the abdomen will be  a cause for rejection.
  10. Un-operated hernias will make a candidate unfit. If operated, this should have been done at least 1 year prior to the present examination and healing is completed.
  11. There should be no hydrocele, varicocele or piles.
  12. Urine examination will be done and any abnormality, if detected will be a cause for rejection.
  13. Any disease of the skin which is likely to cause disability or disfigurement will also be a cause for rejection.
  14. A candidate should be able to read 6/6 in a distant vision chart with each eye with or without glasses. Myopia should not be more than 3.5D and hypermetropia not more than 3.5D including Astigmatism. For women candidates the minimum acceptable visual acuity are: Distant vision (corrected)better eye 6/6 worse 6/18,  Myopia of not more than minus 5.5 including Astogination.
  15. Internal examination of the eye will be done by means of ophthalmoscope to rule out any disease of the eye. A candidate must have good binocular vision. The colour vision standard will be CP-III for Army A candidate should be able to recognise red and green colours.
  16. Candidates who have undergone or have the evidence of having undergone Radial Keratotomy, to improve the visual acuity, will be permanently rejected.
  17. Candidates who have undergone LASER Surgery for correction of refractive error will be considered for commission in Army if they fulfill following criteria :-
    1. Age more than 20 years.
    2. Uncomplicated stable LASIK/Excimer (PRK) laser procedure done for Myopia or Hypermetropia, with stable refraction for a period of six months after the procedure.
    3. A healthy retina.
    4. Corrected vision should be 6/6 in better eye and 6/9 in worse eye, with maximum residual refraction of +  1.50 in any meridian for myopia or hypermetropia.
    5. Axial length within permissible limits.

Height and Weight Standards

Height and Weight Standards (Males)
Height in Centimeters (Without shoes). Weight in Kilograms.
Height in Cms.
Weight in Kgs                             
18  Years
20  years
22 years
152
44
46
47
155
46
48
49
157
47
49
50
160
48
50
51
162
50
52
52
165
52
53
55
168
53
55
57
170
55
57
58
173
57
59
60
175
59
61
62
178
60
62
63
180
63
64
65
183
65
67
67
185
67
69
70
188
70
71
72
190
72
73
74
193
74
76
77
195
77
78
78
Height and Weight Standards (Females)
Height in Centimeters (Without shoes). Weight in Kilograms.
 Height in Cms.
Weight in Kgs         
20 years
25 years
30 years
150
39
41
43
153
40
47.2
43.5
155
43
44
46
158
45
46
48
160
46
47
49
163
47
49
51
165
49
51
53
168
50
52
54
In your own interest you are advised to undergo a preliminary medical checkup for wax in ears, refractory error of eyes, fungal infection of skin and also gynaecomasties etc. for female candidates before reporting for the Medical Examinations.
 
Physical Conditioning : Prospective candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition by following the under mentioned routine :-
  • Running : 2 to 4 Km. in 15 minutes
  • Skipping
  • Pushups & Sit-ups : Minimum 20 each
  • Chin ups : Minimum 08
  • Rope Climbing : 3 to 4 meters.
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