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Old May 7th, 2014, 01:46 PM
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As you want to get the details of physical standards to join Indian Army so here is the information of the same for you:

Height/Weight Standards for Indian Armed Forces:
For ARMY/AIR FORCE For NAVY
HEIGHTS (in Cms) WEIGHTS ( in Kgs) HEIGHTS (in Cms) WEIGHTS ( in Kgs)
16-17 y 17-18 y 18-19 y 16 y 18 y 20 y

152 42.5 44 45 152 44 45 46
155 43.5 45.3 47 155 45 46 47
157 45 47 48 157 46 47 49
160 46.5 48 49 160 47 48 50
162 48 50 51 162 48 50 52
165 50 52 53 165 50 52 53
167 51 53 54 167 52 53 55
170 52.5 55 56 170 53 55 57
173 54.5 57 58 173 55 57 59
175 56 59 60 175 57 59 61
178 58 61 62 178 59 61 62
180 60 63 64.5 180 61 63 64
183 62.5 65 66.5 183 63 65 67

The following Physical Fitness Tests (PFT) carrying 100 marks would be held.

(a) 1Mile Run
(b) Pull Ups
(c) Balance
(d) 9 Feet Ditch

Marking system is as follows:-
(a) 1 MILE RUN

5.40 Mins and below 60 Mrks
5.41 Mins to 5.50 48 Mrks
5.51 Mins to 6 .05 36 Mrks
6.06 Mins to 6.20 24 Mrks

(b) PULL UPS

10 and above 40 Mrks
9 33 Mrks
8 27 Mrks
7 21 Mrks
6 16 Mrks

BALANCE
Should be qualified and no marks are awarded.

9 Feet Ditch
Should be qualified and no marks are awarded.
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Old October 20th, 2015, 05:14 PM
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I want to join Indian Army so can you please tell me how to pass Medical exam? Also tell me the required to clear the Medical exam of Indian Army?
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Old October 20th, 2015, 05:15 PM
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Candidates have to undergo a Medical Examination adter clearning written exam and interview held

Only the candidates who are declared fit by the medical authorities are eligible to join the Training Academy.

Physical standard -


The candidate must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease/disability

There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodily defects or over weight.

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.

Chest should be healthy.

For males the minimum range of expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cms.

X-Ray of the chest is compulsory and will be taken to rule out any disease of the chest.

There should be no disease of bones and joints of the body.

A candidate should have no past history of mental breakdown or fits.

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 sign of functional or organic disease of the heart and blood vessel.

Blood pressure should be normal.

There should be no hydrocele, varicocele or piles.

Any disease of the skin which is likely to cause disability or disfigurement will also be a cause for rejection.

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.

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.

Candidates who have undergone LASER Surgery for correction of refractive error will be considered for commission in Army if they fulfill following criteria :-

Age more than 20 years.

Uncomplicated stable LASIK/Excimer (PRK) laser procedure done for Myopia or Hypermetropia, with stable refraction for a period of six months after the procedure

A healthy retina

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.

Axial length within permissible limits.
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