CAPF Physical and Medical Standards

CAPF Physical and Medical Standards – UPSC CAPF will conduct a written examination on 18 August 2019 for Assistant Commandant (AC) Posts at numerous centers all over the country. Aspirants can check the number of vacancies below for CAPF 2019. Along with the important dates, this article focuses on Physical and Medical Standards of UPSC CAPF Notification 2019.

CAPF Physical and Medical Standards

Physical Standards for Men:

Height: 165 cm

Chest: 81 cm (with a minimum of 5 cm expansion)

Weight: 50 kg

Physical Standards for Women:

Height: 157 cm

Weight: 46 kg

Medical Standards:

Eye Sight

Aspirants having the matching criteria can be permitted for the LASIK surgery correction:

  • Age: 18-35 years
  • Axial-length: 21-26 mm
  • Corneal thickness: 425 micron
  • Pre LASIK error: 6 D
  • Post-operative period: Should be stable refractive flap
  • Interval: 06 months (post-operative period mandatory)
Only after the 6 months of LASIK surgery, aspirants can apply for the recruitment in CAPFs.


  • Deafness or even a small amount of irritating ear problem can lead to the non-selection of aspirant so candidate should not have any ear related condition like types of atresia of the external auditory meatus, osteoma, etc.


  • Any nose related condition like chronic sinusitis, tuberculous ulceration, atrophic rhinitis, etc. will result to the non-selection of the candidate.


  • Swollen or enlarged lymph nodes, even the inability to fully index the neck portion may result to the non-selection of the candidate.
  • Any problem related cervical vertebrae or spine or candidate having an enlarged lymph node, swelling of the neck along with any disease regarding the neck area may result to the non-selection of the candidate.


  • Candidate’s teeth should be ordered, should not have any germs. Candidate must possess sufficient number of teeth because for effective mastication along with no record of having severe pyorrhea.

Chronic skin diseases

  • Any skin related disease like dermatitis, leprosy, versicolor, psoriasis, etc. will lead to the non-selection of the candidate.

General Standards for PET | CAPF Physical and Medical Standards
  • Clean speaking i.e. no stammering should be done by the candidate during the PET.
  • Any indication of arthritis, TB, diabetes, heart diseases, high blood pressure, asthma, etc. will not be acceptable.
  • Candidate should not have detectable and visible glandular enlargement anywhere in the body.
  • Candidate’s chest should be well formed in shape. Flat chested, Pigeon chested and even with the rickety rosary defects will not be acceptable.
  • Hands, Feet & Limbs along with Feet and Toes have to be in perfect shape and should function properly at all times. Candidate shouldn’t have any fractured bones at the time of PET.
  • Candidate shouldn’t bear any traces of previous disease at the time of PET.
  • Any type of Hernia, Hemorrhoids or scrotal swelling will lead to the rejection of the candidate. Both the testicles should be in the normal size.
  • Candidate should not have knock knees, flat foot or any other physical deformity as it will lead to the rejection of the candidate.
  • Candidate shouldn’t have Tachycardia (more than 100 pulse rate per minute) or Bradycardia (Less than 50 per minute).
Important Dates for UPSC CAPF 2019
Events Dates
Registration Date 24th April 2019
Last Date of Registration 20th May 2019
Admit Card Available 31st July 2019 (Tentative)
Exam Date 18th August 2019
Result Date 18th September 2019 (Tentative)

Vacancy Details for UPSC CAPF 2019
BSF- 100 Posts
CRPF – 108 Posts
CISF – 28 Posts
ITBP – 21 Posts
SSB – 66 Posts

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