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Military Nursing Sservice (MNS) Medical Standards - Check Now

MNS Medical Standards

MNS Physical and Medical Standards

PIN- POINT SYNOPSIS OF MNS MEDICAL CRITERION

India may have lost the title of ‘golden bird’ but it has gained a good count of empowered women, willing to serve their one true nation. Recent census depicts a hike in number of girls willing to join the Indian Defence. While Indian Defence incorporates 3 sectors, the Indian Army has witnessed highest number of female aspirants, mostly through the gateway of MNS exam.

Yes, my dear, MNS exam. Never heard of it? Well, if you are one of those girls who wish to be either in medical field, or be a philanthropist, or work for their nation, or all of the above then don’t waste a second to step towards MNS exam.

Dealt under AFMS, the Military Nursing Service (MNS) is an integral part of the Indian Army. Herein you get to be appointed for Short Service Commission or Permanent Commission.

This exam is solely for girls, after all why should boys have all the privilege?

With the eligibility criteria of 10+2 level of education, girls aged between 17 to 24 years can appear for MNS.

They have to go through a 3 way procedure- written test, interview, and physical examination. Shortlisted candidates finally get enrolled to a B.Sc course in the Indian Army.

Oooh you are all excited! But wait up dear, for there is a significant role of nature which will determine your final selection. Natural physique, height, weight and other medical standards are crucial in MNS exam. You cannot be medically unfit if you wish to leave your footprints as a medical practitioner. So below is an ultimate gist of essential medical requirements to succeed MNS:

ESSENTIALS

  • Candidate must be physically fit according to the Military Boards and Authorities.
  • An X ray of chest and USG (ultra sonography of the abdomen) are the 2 primary medical tests
  • Shortlisted candidates undergo the physical fitness test under Medical Board decided by DGAFMS.
  • Candidates must possess binocular vision, fusion faculty, and full field vision in both eyes.
  • A healthy constitution of body
  • Presence of fundus and media within limits

 

TO BE AVOIDED:

  • undue degenerative signs of vitreous or chorioretina
  •  chronic disease that could cause exacerbation or deterioration of vision

 

Military Nursing Physical Requirements

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Visual standard: Get over mascara and eyeliner, because myopia and hypermetropia are in line to be checked!

Minimum visual activity should incorporate:

myopia

Less than -5.5 D

Manifest hypermetropia

Less than +3.5 D

Field of vision

Normal in each eye

Colour vision

Minimum CP- 3 standard

 

Note: for those habitual of glasses, power of lenses is necessary to note.

  • Height- minimum height must be while relaxation is allowed up to 1.3 cm
  • Weight: minimum weight of 39 kg is required

For better understanding take a look of an estimate of average weight as per different height:

Height (in cm)

Age

 

20

25

30

35

40

45

50

 

Weight (in kg)

148

39

41

43

44

45

46

47

150

40

42

43.5

45

46

47

48

153

42

43.5

45

47

48

48

49.5

155

43

44

46

48

49

49.5

50

158

45

46

48

49.5

50

52

52

160

46

47

49

51

51.5

52.5

53

163

47

49

51

52

52

54

55

165

49

51

53

54

55

56

57

168

50

52

54

56

57

58

59

                   

 

  • Minimum chest measure is 77 cm without expansion and 82 cm with expansion
  • 14 dental points is an essential requirement

As the saying goes “inside every problem there is an opportunity”, so does happen in our lives! There is an opportunity in every element of life. Groom yourself to the utmost, polish your physical aspects and make best use of your capabilities because you, India’s proud girl, are a gift of nature!

 

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