General Medical Standards for Agniveervayu Male & Female candidates are as follows:-

  1. Height:
    1. For Male candidates: Minimum acceptable height is 162 cms.

    2. For Female candidates: Minimum acceptable height is 152 cms. For candidates belonging to North East or hilly regions of Uttarakhand, a lower minimum height of 147 cms will be accepted. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum height will be 150 cms.

    Note: Candidates availing height relaxation for being domicile of North East/Hilly Regions of Uttarakhand/Lakshadweep are to submit domicile certificate with endorsement of domicile status at the time of Recruitment Rally. Further, candidates from hilly regions of Uttarakhand must have specific endorsement of hilly region in their domicile certificate.

  2. Weight: Weight should be proportionate to height and age as applicable for IAF.

  3. Chest:
    1. For Male Candidates: The chest wall should be well proportioned and well developed. Minimum chest circumference should be 77 cms and the chest expansion should be at least 05 cms.

    2. For Female candidates: The chest wall should be well proportioned and well developed with the minimum range of expansion of 05 cms.

  4. Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing i.e. able to hear forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters by each ear separately.

  5. Dental: Should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.

  6. Visual standards:
    Visual Acuity Maximum limits of Refractive error Colour Vision
    6/12 each eye, correctable to 6/6 each eye Hypermetropia: +2.0D Myopia: 1D Including ± 0.50 D Astigmatism CP-II
    NoteCandidates should bring latest prescription (not older than one month) and spectacles for corrected vision, if used. The prescription must bear the diopter measurement, name, signature, stamp and registration number of Ophthalmologist. Date of prescription should be within a month prior to appearing for medical examination.

  7. Corneal Surgery (LASIK/RK/PRK) is not acceptable.

  8. General Health. Candidate should be fit for the Air Force, must conform to the medical standards and should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He/She should be free from any active or latent, acute or chronic, medical or surgical disability or communicable disease, infection and skin ailments. Candidates shall be physically and mentally FIT to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.

  9. Gynaecological Examination (For female candidates): The examination covers external genitalia, hernia orifices and the perineum, any evidence of stress urinary incontinence or genital prolapse outside introitus.

  10. Gender: Any candidate if found to have predominant characteristics of the opposite gender as evident on external physical examination, will be rejected as Unfit. Any candidate having undergone gender reassignment surgery will be declared Unfit.

  11. Pregnancy (For female candidates): Any candidate, if found pregnant shall be disqualified and her candidature will be rejected.