To get selected as an Airman, the candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duties in any part of the world, climate and terrain.
Hence it becomes very important for aspiring candidates to keep themselves aware as well as physically fit in order to avoid any miss happening in medical examination in later stage of selection procedure.
Here we are providing you comprehensive details of all mandatory medical standards which can surely help you to crack this part.
Physical/Medical Standards to become an Airman are as follows:-
|Visual Standards and Height||As per the table given below.|
|Weight||Weight should be proportionate to height and age.|
|Chest||Minimum range of expansion : 5 cm|
|Hearing||Should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters by each ear separately.|
|Dental||Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.|
|Health||Candidates should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He should be free from all communicable diseases & skin ailments. Candidate must be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.|
|Body Tattoo||Permanent body tattoos are not permitted, however tattoos only on inner face of the fore arms(inside of elbow to the wrist), back(dorsal) part of the hand/reverse side of the palm and Tribals with tattoos which are as per custom Traditions of their tribes may be considered. However, right to decide on acceptability /unacceptability of the individual rests with the Selection Centre. Candidates with permanent body tattoos are to submit two photographs (close up and distinct view) with details of size and type of the Tattoo.|
Minimum height acceptable for recruitment will be 152.5 cms. For the following trades the minimum required height (determined at training centres) would be as indicated:-
|Si No.||Trade||Candidates from|
|NE & Hill States||Other States|
|(b)||GTI and PJI||162.5cm||167cm|
- b)Candidates from NE and Hill states includes Gorkhas, Kumaonis, Garhwalis, Assamese and those belonging to the States of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Sikkim and hilly areas of Uttaranchal.
|Trade||Visual Acuity||Maximum limits of Ref Error||Colour Vision||Height||Leg Length|
|Workshop Fitter (Mechanical),
Workshop Fitter (Smith),
*Mechanical System Fitter
|6/12 each eye correctable to 6/6 each eye||Hypermetropia +2.0DMyopia1D including +/- 0.50 astigmatism||CP-II||152.5 cm||Minimum leg length required for Mechanical System Fitter and Automobile Fitter is 99 cm.|
|Education Instructor||6/36 each eye correctable to 6/9 each eye.||Not exceeding +/-3.50Dincluding astigmatism||CP-III||152.5 cm||NA|
|Trade||Visual Acuity||Maximum limits of Ref Error||Colour Vision||Height|
|Ops Assistant||6/12 each eye correctable to6/6 each eye||Hypermetropia +2.0DMyopia1D including +/- 0.50astigmatism||CP-II||152.5 cm|
|6/36 each eye correctable to6/9 each eye.||Not exceeding +/-3.50Dincluding astigmatism||CP-III||152.5 cm|
|Environmental Support ServicesAssistant (ESSA),
|6/36 each eye correctable to6/9 each eye||Not exceeding +/-3.50Dincluding astigmatism||CP-II||152.5 cm|
|Auto Technician||6/12 each eye correctable to6/6 each eye||Hypermetropia +2.0DMyopia1D including +/- 0.50astigmatism||CP-II||165 cm(162.5 cm for North East & Hill states)|
|Ground Training Instructor (GTI)||6/12 each eye correctable to6/6 each eye||Hypermetropia +2.0DMyopia1D including +/- 0.50astigmatism||CP-II||167 cm(162.5 cm for North East & Hill states)|
|Indian Air Force (Police)[IAF(P)]||Unaided Visual acuity of 6/6||Not Applicable||CP-II||175 cm|
|Indian Air Force (Security)[IAF(S)]||Unaided Visual acuity of 6/6||Not Applicablem||CP-II||152.5 cm|
a) Candidates should bring latest prescription and spectacle for corrected vision, if used. The prescription must bear the signature, stamp and registration number of Eye Specialist.
Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) is not acceptable.
b) Candidates are advised to get tartar & stains removed from their teeth before appearing for the online test. Ears should be free of wax.
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