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PHYSICAL STANDARDS
 
  • You must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease/ disability, which is likely to interfere with efficient performance of duties. There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodily defects or overweight.
  • Your chest should be well developed. The minimum range of expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cm. 
  • There should be no disease of bones and joints of the body. 
  • You should be free of any past history of mental breakdown or fits.
  • Your hearing should be normal without any evidence of present or past disease of the ear, nose and throat. 
  • There should be no sign of functional or organic disease of the heart and blood vessels. Your blood pressure should also be normal.
  • The muscles of the abdomen should be well developed without any enlargement of the liver or spleen. Any evidence of disease of internal organs of the abdomen can be a cause for rejection.
  • An un-operated hernia can make you unfit for selection. If operated, this should have been done at least six months prior to the present examination and healing should be complete without any potential for recurrence.
  • There should be no hydrocele, varicocele or piles. If operated for hydrocele and/or varicocele, this should have been done at least six months prior to the present examination and healing should be complete without any recurrence.
  • Urine examination will be done and any abnormality, if detected, can be a cause for rejection.
  • Any disease of the skin, which is likely to cause disability or disfigurement, will also be a cause for rejection.
  • Vision will be tested. You must have good binocular vision. In case you have undergone or are detected to have undergone Radial Keratotomy, or any other procedure to improve the visual acuity, you will be permanently rejected. 
  • You should have sufficient number of natural and sound teeth. A minimum of 14 dental points will be acceptable. When 32 teeth are present, the total dental points are 22. You should not be suffering from severe pyorrhoea.
  • The following are conditions pertaining to women that will entail rejection for all Air Force Duties: 
    • Acute or chronic pelvic infection
    • Severe menorrhagia
    • Severe dysmenorrhea
    • Complete prolapse of uterus
    • Pregnancy/ Amenorrhea
    • Any other gynaecological condition, if so considered by the specialist.
 
 
HEIGHT AND WEIGHT STANDARDS FOR MEN


Height

in Cms

Age Range (years)

 

15-17

18-22

23-27

28-32

33-37

38-42

43-48

>48

152

46

47

50

54

54

54

55

54

153

47

47

51

55

55

54

56

54

154

47

48

51

56

55

55

57

55

155

48

49

52

56

56

56

57

56

156

48

49

53

57

57

56

58

56

157

49

50

54

58

58

57

58

57

158

49

50

54

58

58

58

59

58

159

50

51

55

59

59

59

60

58

160

51

52

56

59

60

59

60

59

161

51

52

56

60

60

60

61

60

162

52

53

57

61

61

61

62

60

163

52

54

58

61

62

61

62

61

164

53

54

59

62

63

62

63

62

165

53

55

59

63

63

63

64

62

166

54

56

60

63

64

64

64

63

167

54

56

61

64

65

64

65

64

168

55

57

61

65

65

65

65

65

169

55

57

62

65

66

66

66

65

170

56

58

63

66

67

67

67

66

171

56

59

64

66

68

67

67

67

172

57

59

64

67

68

66

68

67

173

58

60

65

68

69

69

69

68

174

58

61

66

68

70

69

69

69

175

59

61

66

69

71

70

70

69

176

59

62

67

70

71

71

71

70

177

60

62

68

70

72

72

71

71

178

60

63

69

71

73

72

72

71

179

61

64

69

72

73

73

73

72

180

61

64

70

72

74

74

73

73

181

62

65

71

73

75

75

74

73

182

62

66

72

74

76

75

74

74

183

63

66

72

74

76

76

75

75

184

64

67

73

75

77

77

76

75

185

64

68

74

75

78

77

76

76

186

65

68

74

76

78

78

77

77

187

65

69

75

77

79

79

78

77

188

66

59

76

77

80

80

78

78

189

66

70

77

78

81

80

79

79

190

67

71

77

79

81

81

80

79

191

67

71

78

79

82

82

80

80

192

68

72

79

80

82

82

81

81

193

68

73

79

81

83

83

81

82

SD

6.0

6.3

7.1

6.6

6.9

6.8

5.8

7.26

 
  *If you belong to the North Eastern regions of India, Garwahal or Kumaon or are a Gorkha then the height is relaxed by 5 cm.
*If you are applying from Lakshwadeep, then the height is relaxed by 2 cm.
 
     
  HEIGHT AND WEIGHT STANDARDS FOR WOMEN  
 

Height

in Cms

Age Range (years)

 

20-25

26-30

148

43

46

149

44

47

150

45

49

151

45

48

152

46

49

153

47

50

154

47

50

155

48

51

156

49

52

157

49

53

158

50

53

159

51

54

160

51

55

161

52

55

162

52

56

163

53

57

164

54

57

165

54

58

166

55

59

167

56

60

168

56

60

169

57

61

170

58

62

171

58

62

172

59

63

173

59

64

174

60

64

175

61

65

176

61

66

177

62

67

178

63

67

SD

5

5

 
  *If you belong to the North Eastern regions of India, Garwahal or Kumaon or are a Gorkha then the height is relaxed by 5 cm.
*If you are applying from Lakshwadeep, then the height is relaxed by 2 cm.
 
     
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