Medical and Physical Standards for Indian Navy Sailor Entry

Medical and Physical Standards for Indian Navy Sailor Entry

If you are planning to join the Indian Navy as Sailor after 12th class, it’s very important to know about the Medical and Physical Standards required for Indian Navy Sailor Entry. Medical examination for Indian Navy Sailors is conducted by authorized Military Doctors as per the medical standard prescribed under current regulations applicable to the sailors of the Indian Navy on entry. The detailed guidelines for medical standards are laid down in Navy Order (Spl) 01/2008 by IHQ MOD (Navy).

Physical traits include a minimum height of 157 cm with proportionate body weight, depending on the age and height of the candidate. He should also have a proportionate chest with a minimum expansion capability of 05 cms.

Candidate should possess good mental and physical health, should be free from any disease/ disability, and have no cardio-vascular disease, surgical deformities like Knock-Knees, Flat-Foot.

Candidate should not have a past history of fits or psychiatric ailments, Varicose-veins, etc. He should not have any type of infection in the ears. Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax and tartar removed from teeth before appearing for the written test, which is followed by PFT and Medical examination.

Candidate should possess the Colour perception standard of CP II and Eyes Visual standards should meet the under mentioned prescribed standards for both the conditions that are with glasses and without glasses. Visual Standards

Medical and Physical Standards for Indian Navy Sailor Entry

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Categories Relaxations Age Relaxation (in Months) Bonus Marks Written Exam Educational Qualification
Battle Casualty/ Accident SSR 12 Exempt 10+2/ equivalent with Physics and Mathematics and at least one of the optional subject Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science
MR 12 Exempt Matric/ equivalent
Died Whilst in Service SSR 12 08 More than 50% – Exempt
Less than 50% – Appear
10+2/ equivalent with Physics and Mathematics and at least one of the optional subject Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science
MR 12 08 Less than 50% in 10+2- Exempt
More than 50% in Matric- Exempt
Less than 50% in Matric Appear
Matric/ equivalent
Within Service SSR 6 05 Appear 10+2/ equivalent with Physics and Mathematics and at least one of the optional subject Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science
Retired/Died after retirement SSR 6 04 Appear 10+2/ equivalent with Physics and Mathematics and at least one of the optional subject Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science

Visual Standards For Sailor Entry:


Type of Entry Without Glasses With Glasses
  Better Eye Worse Eye Better Eye Worse Eye
AA 6/6 6/9 6/6 6/6
SSR 6/6 6/9 6/6 6/6
MR 6/6 6/9 6/6 6/6
MR Musicians 6/60 6/60 6/9 6/24

Note:- Applicants declared permanent medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital in previous recruitment for the same entry in Navy need not apply.

Medical and Physical Standards for Indian Navy Sailor EntryMedical and Physical Standards for Indian Navy Sailor Entry

Height & Weight (Kg.) Standards:


Age/Height 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 50 51 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:- Heights and Weights as shown are for men fully stripped. The principle of averages will be utilized for calculating body Weight for in-between Heights.

Relaxation in Height:


Less Height. Minimum height permitted to a candidate for enrolment in the Navy is 157 cms. Tribal Candidates who pass written exam and PFT are to be granted relaxation in height as follows:

Candidates from Minimum height standard after relaxation for induction/ recruitment into Indian Navy as a Sailor (in cms)
Tribals from Ladakh region 155
Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, and Minicoy Islands 155
Gorkhas, Nepal, Assam, Garhwal, Kumaon, and Uttarakhand 152
Bhutan, Sikkim and NE Region 152

Less height candidates other than mentioned are not acceptable and unfit for recruitment. No appeal medical examination is to be accorded in such cases. The procedure includes cases, if any, detected during the final medical examination held at INS Chilka.

Tattoo:


Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on the inner face of forearms i.e. from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reversed side of the palm/ back (dorsal) side of the hand. Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable and the candidate will be barred from recruitment.

If still, you have any queries regarding the Medical and Physical Standards required for Indian Navy Sailor Entry, please feel free to contact us on 8448446620.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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