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UPSC NDA NA Physical Standards 2016 Detailed Information

Jun 27, 2016 11:17 IST

     

     

    UPSC NDA NA Physical Standards 2016 Detailed Information:

    Being an officer in NDA means above all, being a leader of men. Physical Training for physical fitness at National Defence Academy  is the ideal opportunity and perfect place for young cadets to learn and understand the important aspects of leadership like team spirit, courage, physical fitness, stamina,  mental toughness and the will to win and snatch victory needed by Officers, who at various stages of their careers must be prepared to lead the smallest combat unit or advise the highest Govt official. This value system is very faithfully upheld by all the cadets of the Academy. The long training hours with close supervision, guidance and motivation provide the force for self-reliance with a responsible attitude. The physical training and sports programme at NDA is designed to allow each Cadet to achieve excellent physical fitness and acquire satisfactory abilities in sports. The compulsory physical training programme emphasizes physical fitness, elementary knowledge in a variety of sports, and sports administration. This toughness in NDA officers requires strong physical and mental fitness to withstand with this rigorous physical training.

    NDA NA exam which is conducted by UPSC prescribes the physical standards requires for this exam to be eligible. Accordingly Candidates must be physically and mentally fit according to the prescribed physical standards. Failure to fulfill these standards will result in instant disqualification of the candidates. As number of qualified candidates are rejected subsequently on medical grounds, the Candidates must medically examined themselves to check their eligibility, as these medical and physical fitness is examined at later stage after written test.  Candidates are therefore advised in their own interest to get themselves medically examined before submitting their applications to avoid disappointment at the final stage.

    Candidates are also advised to rectify minor defects/ailments in order to speed up finalisation of medical examination conducted at the Military Hospital after being recommended at the SSB.

    Few of such commonly found defects/ailments are listed below:

    Wax (Ears)| Deviated Nasal Septum | Hydrocele/Phimosis | Overweight/Underweight | Undersized Chest | Piles | Gynaecomastia | Tonsillitis | Varicocele

    Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearm i.e. from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side of hand/Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable and candidates will be barred from further selection. Tribes with tattoo marks on the face or body as per their existing custom and traditions will be permitted on a case to case basis. Comdt Selection Centre will be competent auth for clearing such cases.

     

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    UPSC NDA Physical Standards 2016

     Height/weight standard for Army/Air Force

    Height (cms)

    Weight (kgs)

    Without shoe

    16-17 years

    17-18 years

    18-19 years

    152

    42.5

    44.0

    45.0

    155

    43.0

    45.3

    47.0

    157

    45.0

    47.0

    48.0

    160

    46.0

    48.0

    49.0

    162

    48.0

    50.0

    51.0

    165

    50.0

    52.0

    53.0

    167

    51.0

    53.0

    54.0

    170

    52.0

    55.0

    56.0

    173

    54.0

    57.0

    58.0

    175

    56.0

    59.0

    60.0

    178

    58.0

    61.0

    62.0

    180

    60.0

    63.0

    64.5

    183

    62.5

    65.0

    66.5

     

    NDA Physical Standards for Indian Navy

    Height/Weight for Navy

    Height (cms)

    Weight (kgs)

    Without shoe

    16 years

    18 years

    20 years

    152

    44

    45

    46

    155

    45

    46

    47

    157

    46

    47

    49

    160

    47

    48

    50

    162

    48

    50

    52

    165

    50

    52

    53

    167

    52

    53

    55

    170

    53

    55

    57

    173

    55

    57

    59

    175

    57

    59

    61

    178

    59

    61

    62

    180

    61

    63

    64

    183

    63

    65

    67

     

    Eyesight Criteria for Navy

     

    Uncorrected without glass

    6/6

    Corrected with glass

    6/6/

    Limits of Myopia

    -0.75

    Limits of Hypermetropia

    +1.5

    Limits of color perception

    I

    Binocular vision

    III

     

    Eyesight criteria for Air Force


    Uncorrected without glass

    6/6, 6/9

    Corrected with glass

    6/6 (only for Hypermetropia)

    Limits of Myopia

    Nil

    Limits of Hypermetropia

    +2.00 D Dph

    Color Vision

    CPI (MLT)

    Astigmatism

    +0.75 Cyl

    Near Vision

    N-5 each eye

     

     

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