Defence aspirants are always looking for the details of physical standards and medical standards and details of other tests. CAPF has a 4-staged selection process. After the written test, candidates will be called for Physical Efficiency Test(PET) followed by Medical Standard Test. UPSC Already specified ideal physical state so that candidates can check as per their choice before going to the written test of UPSC CAPF 2020.
While you are going to fill up the Application Form of CAPF, along with other eligibility, you should always check the physical standard when it comes to applying for Indian defense. Aspirants must meet the particular Physical and Medical Standards as specified by the competent authority, UPSC. here are the details proved by UPSC:
The minimum ratio of height chest and weight for both men and women is given below: :
|Height||165 cm||157 cm|
|Chest(unexpanded)||81 cm (with 5 cm minimum expansion)||Not applicable|
|Weight||50 kg||46 kg|
The conducting body has specified the medical standards so that candidates can understand that if he/she is capable of carrying out the duties in the training period after selection or in the service period. The candidates do not satisfy the below-mentioned criteria, will be rejected in the medical test of CAPF AC Exam.
|Aspects||Better Eye (Corrected Vision)||Worse Eye (Corrected Vision)|
|Limits of Refractive errors permitted||-4.00 D (including cylinder) Myopia +4.00 D (including cylinder) Hypermetropia|
It must be noted that if an applicant has undergone LASIK surgery correction, then it must have been according to prescribed criteria as mentioned below:
Caution: Candidate must have completed 06 months after LASIK surgery while considering recruitment in the CAPF AC post.
|Heights in CMs||Age in Years|
|Heights in CMs||Age in Years|
CAPF aspirants are advised to go for a medical checkup before the written exam so that there will be no possibilities of getting rejected on the medical standards and they can extract their best for CAPF AC written exam and physical practice.
The Physical Efficiency Test of CAPF AC is the second stage of the selection process. After qualifying the written exam, candidates must go through PET and then medical tests. Such candidates who have successfully qualified the CAPF will be called for Physical Standards or Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Test. The examinees who qualify the PET will be eligible for the Medical Standards Test while the others will be rejected. The details of PET is down below:
|Tasks||For Male||For Females|
|100 Meters race||In 16 seconds||In 18 seconds|
|800 Meters race||In 3 minutes 45 seconds||In 4 minutes 45 seconds|
|Long Jump||3.5 Meters (3 chances)||3.0 meters (3 chances)|
|Shot Put (7.26 Kgs)||4.5 Meters||Not applicable|
it should be noted that in the case of the female candidates, at the time of PET (Physical Efficiency Test), pregnancy will be the grounds for disqualification.
Qualifying in the PET will allow the candidates to appear for the Medical Test. Here, a Government Medical officer will conduct some Medical Tests as per the Commission’s Guidelines.
The appeals against the Medical Standards Tests will only be entertained. Candidates must make the appeals to the Appellate Authority, designated by the Ministry of Home Affairs. This must be done within a period of 15 days after the results of these tests have been announced.
The Examinees qualifying in both the PET and Medical Standards test will be allowed for the Interview/ Personality test.
After going through the medical and physical tests, the qualified candidates will be called for CAPF Personality test. CAPF aspirants should give equal stress on the PET and PST as a written exam. If you have any doubts regarding the physical standards and other details, they can comment down below.
Ques. Is Tattoo allowed in CAPF?
Ans. The CAPF told the court that according to the rules, tattoos were allowed on the left arm, and not right. They cited the rules which read, “Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of the forearm, but only left forearm, being non-saluting limb or dorsum of the hands are to be allowed.
Ques. Is Lasik allowed in CAPF?
Ans. Yes. Its categorically mentioned in their notification but it must be performed 6 months prior to the medicals. For more details go through the above article minutely.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.