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Indian Navy Physical and Medical Standards

Indian Navy Physical and Medical Standards – Sailor Entry and Medical Standards On Officer Entry – Join Indian Navy, Physical and Medical Standards for Candidate Joining Indian Navy as Officers  (MALE/FEMALE)

Candidate should possess good mental and physical health, should be free from any disease / disability and have no cardio vascular disease, surgical deformities like Knock-Knees, Flat-Foot. Candidate should not have a past history of fits or psychiatric ailments Vericose-vein etc. He should not have any type of infection in the ears. Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax and tartar removed from teeth before appearing for the written test followed by PFT and Medical examination.


Medical Standards & Physical Standards for the Posts :-Sailor Entry,Officer Entry

1. These standards are laid down to assess the fitness of a candidate for selection to the Navy. The candidate must be in good physical and mental health and free from any defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties both ashore and afloat under peace as well as war conditions in any part of the world.

2. During the inspection of candidates the following principal points are to be ensured :-

(a) The hearing is good and that there is no sign of any disease of ear, nose or throat.

(b) Vision in either eye is up to the required standard. His/her eyes are bright, clear and with no obvious squint or abnormality. Movements of eye balls should be full and free in all directions.

(c) Speech is without impediment.

(d) There is no glandular swelling.

(e) Chest is well formed and that his/her heart and lungs are sound.

(f) Limbs of the candidates are well formed and fully developed.

(g) There is free and perfect action of all the joints.

(h) There is no evidence of hernia of any degree or form.

(j) Feet and toes are well formed.

(k) Absence of any congenital malformation or defects.

(l) He/she does not bear traces of previous acute or chronic disease pointing to an impaired constitution.

(m) Presence of sufficient number of sound teeth for efficient mastication.

(n) Absence of any disease of the Genito- Urinary tract.

Tattoo :- Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of the forearms i.e. from inside of elbow to the wrist and the reverse side of palm/back(dorsal) part of the hand. Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable and candidates will be barred from further selection.

Indian Navy Medical Standards

Physical traits include minimum height of 157 cm with proportionate body weight depending on the age and height of the candidate. He should also have proportionate chest with minimum expansion capability of 05 cms.

(a) Height :- The preferable height for a candidate of 18 years of age is 157 cm for males and 152 cm for females.

(b) Anthropometric Measurement :- The acceptable anthropometric standard for aviation entries i.e Short Service Commission(Aviation & Observer) entry for male is as follows:-

Minimum Height-162.5 cm

Sitting Height- Minimum 81.5 cm,Maximum-96.0 cm
Leg Length – Minimum-99.0 cm,Maximum-120.0 cm
Thigh Length-Maximum-64.0
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