What is Indian Army Medical and Physical Requirements ?
after a candidate clears the SSB interview, he/she should undergo a medical examination in medical advice. Only applicants deemed fit by the medical authorities are eligible to join the Training Academy. However, you can call the Medical Committee again if he is unfit, as temporary releases are given to candidates who have treatable problems such as for overweight, etc. low weight
physical and medical standards to join the Indian Army
Let’s look at the rules of the Indian Army
The applicant must be in good physical and mental health and free of illness/disability that may interfere with the efficient operation of functions
There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodyweight or more defects.
The minimum acceptable height for the male candidate is 157.5 cm. For women, the minimum acceptable height is 152 cm candidate. For Gorkha and individuals belonging to the hills of northeastern India, Garhwali and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable height is 5 cm less. In the case of candidates of Lakshadweep, the acceptable minimum height can be reduced by 2 cm for men and women candidates.
The chest should be healthy. For men, the minimum interval expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cm. In the recording of measures, less than 0.5 cm fraction is taken into account, 0.5 cm are recorded as such and 0.6 cm and above are recorded as 1 cm. Chest radiography is mandatory and will be taken to rule out breast disease.
There should be no disease of the bones and joints of the body.
A candidate must have a history of mental illness or seizures.
The hearing should be normal. A candidate must be able to hear a forced with each ear at a distance of 610 cm whisper. in a quiet room. There should be no signs of disease or ear that have passed, nose and throat.
There should be no signs of functional or organic disease of the heart and blood vessels. Blood pressure should be normal.
Abdominal muscles should be well developed and it should not be an enlarged liver or spleen. Any evidence of disease of the internal organs of the abdomen will be cause for rejection.
Not operated hernias are an unsuitable candidates. If so, this should have been done at least 1 year before the examination and the healing is complete.
There should be no hydrocele, varicocele or batteries.
Urinalysis and take any anomalies, if found to be a cause for rejection.
Any skin disease that can cause disability or disfigurement also be cause for rejection.
A candidate must be able to read 6/6 in a graph of distance vision with each eye with or without glasses. Myopia should not be greater than 3.5D and 3.5D more hyperopia including astigmatism. For acceptable candidates minimum visual acuity they are: distance vision (corrected) 6/18 6/6 best worst eye myopia of not more than 5.5 to less understood Astogination.
the internal examination of the eye is performed using an ophthalmoscope to get rid of eye disease. A candidate must have a good binocular vision. The standard color vision is CP-III Army A candidate must be able to recognize the red and green colors.
Applicants who have had or have evidence of having undergone radial keratotomy, to improve the visual acuity will be rejected permanently.
Candidates who underwent laser surgery to correct refractive errors will be considered for the commission in the army if they meet the following criteria: –
Age over 20 years.
LASIK / Excimer (PRK) Stable laser procedure done simply to correct nearsightedness or farsightedness, stable refraction for a period of six months after the procedure.
A healthy retina.
6/6 should be corrected vision in the better eye and 6/9 in the worst eye with maximum residual refractive + 1.50 at any meridian of nearsightedness or farsightedness.
the axial length within the allowable limits.