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Dispensation

Physical Standard Of Various Categories

Regions
States
Height (Cms)
Chest Weight
Soldier (General Duty) & Tradesman Soldier Technical / Nursing Assistant Clerk / Storekeeper Technical (Cms) (Kgs)
Western Himalayan Region

Jammu & Kashmir, Himanchal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West ofthe Inter State Border between Himanchal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East of Road Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and Chandigarh), Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand)

163 163 162 77 48
Eastern Himalayan Region Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Region of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts) 160 157 160 77 48
Western Plains Region Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh,Delhi, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division) 170 170 162 77 50
Eastern Plains Region Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa 169 169 162 77 50
Central Region Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu 168 167 162 *77 50
Southern Region Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa andPuducherry 166 165 162 77 50

* Chest 76 cms only for Soldier Technical category from Central Region.

Special Physical Standard.

Special physical standard as given below are applicable to the following with effect from 01 Aug 2004:

Ser. No
Physical Standards
Height (Cms)
Chest (Cms))
Weight (Kgs)
(a) Ladakhi 157 77 50
(b) Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indian 160 77 48
(c) Candidates from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including Minicoy:
(i) Settlers 165 77 50
(ii) Locals 155 77 50
(d) Tribals of recognized tribal areas 162 77 48
(e) The Brigade of Guards 173 77 50
(f) Medium Artillery 170 77 50
(g) Corps of Military Police 173 77 50
*(h) Clerk (Staff Duty)/Storekeeper Technical 162 77 50
(j) Religious Teacher JCO
Religious Teacher JCO (Gorkhas & Ladakhi Region Candidates)
160
157
77
77
50
48
(k) Soldier Tradesmen Minimum physical standards of the regions given above, minus 1 Cm chest and 2 Kg weight. Ht criteria would be at par with Soldier (General Duty) as relevant to the region.
(l) JCO Catering (ASC) / Survey Automated Cartographer (Engineers ) / Havildar Education As applicable to Soldier (General Duty) for various regions.

Note:* Regional physical standards lower than the standards laid down in Para 2 (h) above will be applicable to clerical candidates belonging to those regions.

Dispensation in Physical Standards

Ser. No
Physical Standards
Height (Cms) Chest (Cms) Weight (Kgs)
(a) Sons of Servicemen / Ex-Servicemen / War Widows / Widows of Ex-Servicemen. 2 1 2
(b) Adopted son / son–in–law of a War Widow, if she has no son including a legally adopted son of service Soldier / Ex-Servicemen 2 1 2
(c) Outstanding sportsmen (National / State level who have secured 1st / 2nd Position in last two years) 2 3 5
(d) For candidates belonging to chronically poor areas and those desirous of joining overage categories who are from families engaged in traditional profession. This relaxation may be given at the discretion of DDG Recruiting (States) or Centre Commandants. NIL NIL 2

Note: An eligible candidate can be granted prescribed relaxations in all three measurements i.e. Height, Chest and Weight. However, he cannot claim dispensations of more than one category i.e. parental and sportsmen.

Instant Enrolment

Instant enrolment is provided into the Army as Soldier (General Duty) to the following categories through respective Regiment / Corps Training Centres:

  • One son of a battle casualty.
  • One real brother of a battle casualty, when deceased was unmarried / did not have a male child.
  • One real brother of a battle casualty provided he gets married to the deceased widow who is issueless or has no male child.
  • One real brother of a battle casualty provided he gets married to the deceased widow who has a male child but who has not attained age for enrolment.
  • One real son of the battle casualty when the battle casualty has been invalidated out of service on medical ground.

The candidates should meet age, educational qualification, physical measurement and medical standards. The concessions as applicable to the sons of servicemen / ex-servicemen in physical measurement will also be given in such cases. They will not be put through any formal tests like Physical Fitness Test and written tests.

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