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Medical Standards for Officer Entry Join Indian Navy

Medical Standards for Officer Entry Join Indian Navy

This candidates recommended through Service Selection Mother board undergo medical evaluation at nearest Support Hospitals. The medical examination strategy of candidates is as follow: –

(a) Specific Medical Board(SMB).

Special Medical board (SMB) of officer candidates are going to be held at designated hospitals over duration of five or six days. Candidates are going to be declared Fit/Temporary Not fit or Permanent Not fit. Candidates declared Short-term Unfit are to report back to the hospital for examination following specified time. Candidates who still usually do not qualify will be declared Permanent Not fit.

(b) Appeal Medical Board (AMB).

Candidates who’re declared Permanent Not fit by Special Medical Board meet the criteria for Appeal Medical Board after depositing a sum of Rs. 40/- within the Government Treasury. No fees are going to be charged from For the short term Unfit candidates. Unfit candidates get no more than 42 days for you to report for AMB with designated Command Clinic. Candidates declared unsuitable by Appeal Medical Board meet the criteria to appeal pertaining to Review Medical Mother board.

(c) Review Medical Board (RMB).

This President of Lure Medical Board can intimate the candidate, the reason regarding his/ her unfitness through a leaflet and guide them for Review Medical Board. However, he will explain to the candidate that holding with the Review Medical Board reaches the discretion regarding DGMS(Navy) and DGAFMS in line with the merits of the case which is not his/her proper. RMBs are conducted at Army Exploration & Referral Clinic Delhi and Equipped Force Medical college Pune.

Medical Standards

(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

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT STANDARDS ; MALE ( WEIGHT IN KILOGRAMS) AGE IN YEARS

AGE IN YEARS
Height
in Cms
15 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34 36 38 40
152 43 44 45 46 47 48 48 49 49 50 50 50 51 51
155 44 45 46 47 49 50 50 51 51 52 52 52 53 53
157 45 46 47 49 50 51 51 52 53 53 53 54 54 55
160 46 47 48 50 51 52 53 53 54 54 56 56 56 57
162 47 48 50 52 53 54 54 55 55 56 56 57 57 58
165 48 50 52 53 55 56 56 57 57 58 58 58 59 59
168 51 52 53 55 57 58 58 58 59 59 60 60 61 61
170 52 53 55 57 58 59 60 60 61 61 62 62 62 63
173 54 55 57 59 60 61 62 62 62 63 64 64 65 65
175 56 57 59 61 62 62 63 64 65 64 66 67 67 67
178 58 59 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 67 68 69 69 70
180 60 61 62 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 71 72 72
183 62 63 65 67 67 68 70 71 72 72 73 74 75 75
185 66 67 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 77 78
188 68 70 71 72 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 81
190 70 72 73 74 76 78 79 80 81 82 82 83 84
193 72 74 76 77 78 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87
195 75 77 78 79 81 82 83 85 86 87 88 89 90
NOTE:- Height and Weight as shown are for men fully stripped. The principles of average will be utilised for Calculating body Weight for in between Height

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT STANDARDS – FEMALE ( WEIGHT IN KILOGRAMS)

AGE IN YEARS
Height
in Cms
17-18 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60
148 36 38.5 41 42.5 44 45 46.5 47 48.5 49
150 38.5 40.5 41.5 43.5 45 46 47 48 49 50
153 40.5 42 43.5 45.5 46.5 48 48.5 49.5 50.5 52
155 42 43 44.5 46 47.5 49 49.5 50 51.5 52.5
158 43 45 46.5 48 49.5 50.5 51.5 52 53 54.5
160 45 46 47.5 49 50.5 51.5 52.5 53 54 55.5
163 46 47.5 49 50.5 51.5 52.5 53 54 55.5 56.5
165 47.5 49 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58
168 49 50 52 54 55.5 57 58 59 60 61
170 50 51 53 55 56 58 59 60 61 62
173 52 53 55 56 57 59 60 61 62 63
175 53.5 55 56.5 57.5 59 60.5 62 63 64 65

VISUAL STANDARDS -OFFICER’S ENTRY

VISUAL STANDARDS-EXECUTIVE BRANCH
CRITERIA NDA/ 10+2 INA/ AVIATION(OBSERVER/ PILOT) GSES/ NCC(Spl)/ SCC(GSX) HYDRO NAIC LAW/ LOGO/ EDU ATC
Uncorrected Vision 6/6,6/9 6/12,6/12 6/60,6/60 6/60,6/60 6/9,6/9
Corrected Vision 6/6,6/6 6/6,6/6 6/6,6/12 6/6,6/12 6/6,6/6
Limits of Myopia -.75 -1.5 -3.5 -3.5 -0.75
Limits of Hypermetropia +1.5 +1.5 +3.5 +3.5 +3.0
Limits of Colour Perception I I II III II
Binocular Vision III III III II III

VISUAL STANDARDS -OFFICER’S ENTRY

VISUAL STANDARDS-TECHNICAL BRANCH
CRITERIA COMMON ENTRY 10+2 (INAC) GRADUATE ENTRY (UNIV/ SSC) NAVAL CONSTRUCTOR/ ARCHITECT
Uncorrected Vision without glasses 6/6,6/9 6/24,6/24 6/60,6/60
Corrected Vision with glasses 6/6,6/6 6/6,6/6 6/12,6/12
Limits of Myopia -.75 -3.5 -3.5
Limits of Hypermetropia +1.5 +3.5 +3.5
Binocular Vision III III III
Limits of Colour Perception I II II

(a)Keratorefactory surgery (LASIK) may be allowed for short service commission intake of officer in the followings categories:-
(i) Observer Entry
(ii) ATC Entry
(iii) NAI
(iv) Law
(v) Logistics
(vi) Education
(vii) Graduate Entry Technical
(viii) Naval Constructor /Architect

(b) LASIK may be allowed subject to the following conditions:
(i) Surgery should not have been carried out before 20 yrs of age
(ii) Uncomplicated surgery at least 12 months before examination
(iii) Axial length <25.0 mm by IOL Master or A scan
(iv) Post LASIK corneal thickness measured by Pachymeter should not be less than 450 microns
(v) Individuals with high refractive errors (>6D) prior to LASIK are to be excluded
(vi) Normal retinal examination

PHYSICAL STANDARDS FOR CANDIDATE JOINING INDIAN NAVY AS OFFICERS (MALE/FEMALE)

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.