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Medical Guidelines for Airforce X and Y group

Medical Standards for AirForce X and Y group

MEDICAL CRITERIA FOR AIR FORCE X AND Y GROUP : AN ABRIDGED  SKETCH

‘Golden tips to enter Air Force’, ‘10 best strategies to crack Air Force exam’, ‘important tips to prepare for Air Force’ and tonnes of similar articles have been tossed around on Google. But did you ever pay attention to other ‘major’ requirements of Air Force? For sure no.

Well this time, I urge you to get out of academics and get some know- how of the medical standards of Air Force because without it even academics can’t save you. So below is the medical criterion for Air Force X and Y group especially summarised for those who believe in complete preparation:

COMMON PREREQUISITE:

  • An honourable board named AFCME will conduct the medical examination, or in some cases IAM may also conduct the exam.

Points to be noted:

  • Minimum height must be 152.5 cm
  • 5 cm is the minimum chest expansion rate
  • Weight must be in proportion to height and weight. For complete list check the official website
  • Minimum 14 dental points are required+ teeth should be in healthy condition
  • Good hearing along with the ability to hear whisper from 6 metres is demanded
  • Abdomen muscles must be properly developed
  • Fairly normal blood pressure
  • X- ray chest is mandatory

 

DONT’S

  • No history of corneal surgery (PRK/ LASIK)
  • No symptom of any sort of skin infection, acute or chronic ailment, surgical disability or loss of appendages.
  • No spleen or liver enlargement
  • No history of fits or mental breakdown
  • No bone issue
  • No un- operated hernia
  • No hydrocele or piles
  • No granulomatous spine ailment
  • No arthritis or spondylosis

 

EXCEPTIONAL  CRITERIA:

  • Indian Air Force group ‘X’

Trade

Height

Leg Length

Visual acuteness

Maximum limits of Refractory error

Color vision

Workshop Fitter (Mechanical)

152.5 cm

NA

6/12 in each eye which is correctible to 6/6 each eye

Hypermetropia: + 2.0 D Myopia: 1D including+0.50 astigmatism

CP-II

Workshop Fitter (Smith)

Structure Fitter- AF Fit

Propulsion Fitter- Eng Fit

152.5 cm

NA

6/12 in each eye which is correctible to 6/6 for each eye

Hypermetropia: + 2.0 D Myopia: 1D including+0.50 astigmatism

CP-II

Electronic Fitter-Rdo, Rad F (L)
Electrical Fitter-Elect, Inst, Photo/Fit.
Weapon Fitter
Automobile Fitter-MT Fit, MF (M)
Mechanical System Fitter-PMF(M).

152.5 cm

For Mechanical System Fitter and Automobile Fitter, minimum leg length should be 99 cm

6/12 in each eye which is correctible to 6/6 for each eye

Hypermetropia: + 2.0 D Myopia: 1D including+0.50 astigmatism

CP-II

Education Instructor

152 cms

NA

6/36 in each eye which is correctible to 6/9 for each eye

It should not exceed +3.50D including astigmatism

CP-III

 

 

  • Indian Air Force Group ‘Y’

Trade

Height

Leg Length

Visual acuteness

Maximum limits of Refractory error

Color vision

Ops AssistantADSO, AFSO, GTI

152.5 cms

NA

6/12 in each eye which is correctible to 6/6 each eye

Hypermetropia: + 2.0 D Myopia: 1D including+0.50 astigmatism

CP-II

Adm. Assistant- CLK GD, Cat Asst
Account Assistant, CLK EA/PA, CLK Accts.
Med Asst
Logistics Assistant-Eqp. Asst

152.5 cms

NA

6/36 in each eye which is correctible to 6/9 for each eye

It should not exceed +3.50D including astigmatism

CP-III

Environmental Support Services Assistant (ESSA)- ACH/GD, SEW, Photo Tech,
Cryptographer Met Assistant,
Communication Technician- Radio Tech, RTO

152.5 cms

NA

6/36 in each eye which is correctible to 6/9 for each eye

It should not exceed +3.50D including astigmatism

CP-II

Auto Technician MT Tech, MTD

165 cms and 162.5 for those from North East and Hill states

Leg length required is minimum 99 cms

6/12 in each eye which is correctible to 6/6 each eye

Hypermetropia: + 2.0 D Myopia: 1D including+0.50 astigmatism

CP-II

Ground Training Instructor (GTI)

167 cms &
162.5 cms for North East & Hill states

NA

6/12 in each eye which is correctible to 6/6 each eye

Hypermetropia: + 2.0 D Myopia: 1D including+0.50 astigmatism

CP-II

Indian Air Force (Police) IAF (P)
PJI

175 cms

NA

Visual acuity should be unaided at 6/6

NA

CP-II

Indian Air Force (Security) IAF (S)

172 cm & 162 cm for North East & Hill states

NA

Visual acuity should be unaided at 6/6

NA

CP- II

Musician

162 cms

NA

6/36 in each eye which is correctible to 6/9 for each eye

It should not exceed +3.50D including astigmatism

CP-III

NC(E)

152.5 cms

NA

6/36 in each eye which is correctible to 6/9 for each eye

It should not exceed +3.50D including astigmatism

 

 

         Dear candidates the Indian Air Force can neither be triumphed by a magic spell nor by bookish knowledge alone. It demands much more- it demands a fit body- a healthy breathing organism.  So start catering to your physicality from today and you will succeed with flying colours tomorrow!

 

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