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INET Procedure On Conduct Of Medical Board

INET Medical Procedure

Indian Navy recruitment holds an integral position in the nation’s maritime border security. The selection process includes INET examination each year for the Officer and Sailor level entries in Indian Navy. Candidates are examined step by step under INET written exam, SSB Interview and Medical Examination for final selection position in Indian Navy. 

In this handy article the INET Examination Medical Board standards are covered entirely for the young aspirants who are applying for the upcoming INET examination.

The candidates recommended by Service Selection Board (SSB) undergo medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers at nearest Service Hospitals. The medical examination procedure for candidates is as follow:-

  1. Special Medical Board (SMB) or Initial Medical - SMB of officer candidates will be held at designated hospitals over duration of five to six days. Candidates will be declared Fit/Temporary Unfit or Permanent Unfit. Candidates declared Temporary Unfit are to report back to the hospital for examination after the specified time. Candidates who still do not qualify will be declared Permanent Unfit.
  2. Appeal Medical Board (AMB) or Temporary Rejection - Candidates who are declared Permanent Unfit by Special Medical Board are eligible for Appeal Medical Board after depositing a sum of Rs. 40/- in the Government Treasury. No fees will be charged from Temporarily Unfit candidates. Unfit candidates get a maximum of 42 days to report for AMB at designated Command Hospital. Candidates declared unfit by Appeal Medical Board within one day are eligible to appeal for Review Medical Board.
  3. Review Medical Board (RMB) - The President of Appeal Medical Board will intimate the candidate, the reason of his/ her unfitness through a leaflet and guide him / her for Review Medical Board. However, he will explain to the candidate that holding of the Review Medical Board is at the discretion of DGMS(Navy) and DGAFMS based on the merits of the case and it is not his/her right. RMBs are conducted at Army Research & Referral Hospital Delhi and Armed Force Medical College Pune.


INET Medical standards given below help you in medical examination preparation while a quick review on medical journey of INET 2020 achiever, help you get a clear picture of INET medical. Akshay Khanna who got recommended in Indian Navy through INET Entry in his 1st attempt has stood medically fit in INET Medical without any temporary rejection tag on him. Akshay personal experience at the ground level will give you a clear picture how the medical procedure is conducted and what should be your strategy towards its achievements.

Akshay INET medical took 1 week i.e. 21st December to 31st December 2019 to perform all the tests in Initial Medical.

  1. Day 1 is related to Dental test, you have to score 14 points from 22 points on the various tests like: Braces history, Cavity history, X-Ray.
  2. Day 2 Blood and Urine sample are collected and Eyesight on the bases of eye factors are examined – cornea, lens, power, diameter.
  3. Day 3 is entirely related to Ultrasound test.
  4. Day 4 is related to ENT test i.e. Ear – eardrum, earwax; Nose - naval spectrum; Throat – tonsil. If you are suffering from cold and cough then it could be your major drawback.
  5. Day 5 is related to Medicine in which the results of Blood, Urine, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Eyesight, are handed to medicine doctor. On the same day your body weight, height and BP is also checked.
  6. Day 6 is related to surgical examination where body parts are examined like skin, bones and extended growth.

On Conference Day final result is declared and if you are declared unfit during any testing then you can apply to Appeal Medical Board in Temporary Rejection. Report within 42 days to the allotted hospital for Temporary Rejection to the board there only that test is performed for which you are declared unfit in Initial Medical.

If there is temporary rejection then you have more chance to apply in Review Medical Board where President and Doctors are present. They Review the reports and can overrule the final medical judgment in your favor.

 

Medical Standards for INET:

  1. Height -     Aviation – 162.5 cm

         Other Entries Male: 157 cm

          Female: 152 cm

  1. Anthropometric Measurement for aeronautics sections i.e Short Service Commission (Aviation & Observer) passage for male is as follows:­
  • Minimum Height-­ 162.5 cm
  • Sitting Height-­ Minimum 81.5 cm & Maximum­ 96.0 cm
  • Leg Length– Minimum­ 99.0 cm & Maximum ­120.0 cm
  • Thigh Length-­ Maximum 64.0
  1. Height / Weight Standards For Navy (Male)

Age

Height (cm)

Weight (kg)

15

165

48

30

175

65

32

175

64

18

180

62

 

D (a) Visual standards for Officers’ Entry into Executive Branch will be as follows:-

Sl. No

Criteria

NDA (Navy) / NDA (NA) / 10+2 (B Tech) / DESSC (Pilot) / DESSC (Observer)

CDSE/ NCC, DESSC GS (X), / PC GS (X) / DESSC (Hydro)

NAIC

Law / Logistics / Education / IT

ATC

(a)

Uncorrected vision

6/6
6/9

6/12
6/12

6/60
6/60

6/60
6/60

6/9
6/9

(b)

Corrected vision

6/6
6/6

6/6
6/6

6/6
6/12

6/6
6/12

6/6
6/6

(c)

Limits of Myopia

- 0.75

- 1.5

- 3.5

- 3.5

- 0.75

(d)

Limits of hypermetropia

+ 1.5

+ 1.5

+ 3.5

+ 3.5

+ 3.0

(e)

Binocular vision

III

III

III

II

III

(f)

Limits of Colour perception

I

I

II

III

II


D (b) Visual Standards for Officers’ Entry into Technical Branches will be as follows:-

Sl. No

Criteria

Common Entry 10+2 (INA)

Graduate Entry (University / DPC / SSC)

Naval Constructor/ Architect

(a)

Uncorrected vision

6/6
6/9

6/24
6/24

6/60
6/60

(b)

Corrected vision

6/6
6/6

6/6
6/6

6/12
6/12

(c)

Limits of Myopia

- 0.75

- 3.5

- 3.5

(d)

Limits of hypermetropia

+ 1.5

+ 3.5

+ 3.5

(e)

Binocular vision

III

III

III

(f)

Limits of Colour perception

I

II

II


D (c) Keratorefractory Surgery (LASIK) maybe allowed for Short Service Commission intake of officers in the following categories:

  1. Observer Entry
  2. ATC Entry
  3. NAI
  4. Law
  5. Logistics
  6. Education
  7. Graduate Entry Technical
  8. Naval Constructor/ Architect

D (d) LASIK may be allowed subject to the following conditions:-

  • Surgery should not have been carried out before 20 yrs of age
  • Uncomplicated surgery at least 12 months before examination
  • Axial length <25.0 mm by IOL Master or A scan
  • Post LASIK corneal thickness measured by Pachymeter should not be less than 450 microns
  • Individuals with high refractive errors (>6D) prior to LASIK are to be excluded
  • Normal retinal examination

 

During the medical examination of candidates, the following principal points will be ensured:

    1. The candidate is sufficiently intelligent.
    2. The hearing is good and that there is no sign of any disease of ear, nose or throat.
    3. Vision in either eye is up to the required standard. His/ her eyes are bright, clear and with no obvious squint or abnormality. Movements of eye balls should be full and free in all directions.
    4. Speech is without impediment.
    5. There is no glandular swelling.
    6. Chest is well formed and that his/her heart and lungs are sound.
    7. Limbs of the candidates are well formed and fully developed.
    8. There is no evidence of hernia of any degree or form.
    9. There is free and perfect action of all the joints.
    10. Feet and toes are well formed.
    11. Absence of any congenital malformation or defects.
    12. He/she does not bear traces of previous acute or chronic disease pointing to an impaired constitution.
    13. Presence of sufficient number of sound teeth for efficient mastication.
    14. Absence of any disease of the Genito-Urinary tract.

 

Major defects for rejection in INET are as under:-

  1. Weak constitution, imperfect development, congenital malformation, muscular wasting.
  2. Malformation of the head including deformity from fracture or depression of the bones of the skull.
  3. Disease or abnormal curvature of the spine, Scoliosis more than 10 degree by Cobb’s method till less than 25 years of age and 15 degree in more than 25 years of age.
  4. Skeletal deformity either hereditary or acquired and disease or impairment of function of bones or joints.
  5. Asymmetry of torso or limbs, abnormality of locomotion including amputation.
  6. Deformity of feet and toes.

The candidate must be physically fit according to the prescribed physical standards.

  1. The candidate must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease/ disability.
  2. There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodily defects or underweight.
  3. The candidate should not be overweight or obese.

 

Indian Navy Tattoo Rule
Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on the following body parts only, for which a candidate will be required to sign a Self Certification Certificate:-

  • Inner face of the forearms i.e. from inside of elbow to the wrist.
  • Reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) part of the hand.

Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable and candidates will be barred from further selection.

Candidates are suggested to go through the complete medical standard guidelines before applying for the INET exam, if you fit in the medical standard do not set back and give your best short in final selection of INET exam.

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