MEDICAL STANDARDS

 

          The following points are given as guidelines only for recruitment in ITBP. These are not exhaustive and may change without notice. The candidate shall be examined by the Doctors of ITBP on following broad aspects to ascertain his/her medical, physical and mental fitness:-

VISUAL STANDARDS FOR DIRECT ENTRY GAZETTED OFFICERS

 

Sl. No

Category

Visual Acuity unaided (near vision)

Uncorrected visual acuity unaided (Distant vision)

Refraction

Colour Vision

Remarks

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye

01

Direct Entry Gazetted Officers Age at entry 20-30 years

 

N6

N9

6/6

 

Or

 

6/9

6/9

 

Or

 

6/9

Hypermetropia : +4.00 D (including cylinder) Myopia: - 4.00D (including cylinder)

CP III ISIHARA Plates

In right handed person, the Right eye is better eye and vice versa.

-Binocular vision  is

required

Lasik surgery

Correction is permitted subject to prescribed criteria mentioned in table given below

However no redial keratotomy (RK) or any other refractive surgery is permitted except Lasik

 

VISUAL STANDARDS FOR OTHER OFFICERS (like Veterinary Officers/Engineers/Ex-Service officer etc) (Age at entry 35-55 years)  

Visual Acuity corrected

(NEAR VISION)

Corrected visual acuity

(DISTANT VISION)

Refraction

Colour Vision

Remarks

Better eye

Worse eye

Better eye

Worse eye

N6

N9

6/6

OR

6/6

6/12 OR

6/12

Hypermetropia : +3.50 DS,

Myopia :- 4.5 DS

(Including Astigmatism +/-1.50) Note. Age related physiological presbyopic changes are likely to occur above 35 years so age wise presbyopic changes relaxations is permitted as mentioned below for near vision (this is in addition to that above relaxation already provided for distant

1.       +1 DS upto 40 yrs

2.       +2 DS upto 50 yrs

+3 DS 51-60 yrs and above

CP III ISHARA PLATES

- In right handed person, the right eye is better eye and vice versa.

-  Binocular vision required

Lasik surgery

Correction is permitted subject to prescribed criteria mentioned in table given below

However no redial keratotomy (RK) or any other refractive surgery is permitted except Lasik

 

LASIK STANDARDS

 

Interval

Axial length

Corneal thickness

Pre lasik Error

Vision

Retinal status

Remarks

Justification

Uniform standard for Gazetted officers in CAPFs, NSG & AR

 

Age at entry 20-35 years

06 Months

Less than 26 mm and more than 21 microns

425 microns

6D

To satisfy the relevant branch/ trade criteria

Normal

Duration to be 06 months Refractive flap stability and night vision problems resolve in 06 months six months

26 mm axial length as pathological myopia

425 microns as residual bed must be 250 to 300 microns as a globally accepted guideline, with flap of approx 80-120 microns-400 microns

 

NOTE:-

 Lasik is authorized for GOs only.

They should not be below 18 years (for cadet officers, if any) and not above 35 years of age group.

 

VISUAL STANDARDS FOR DIRECT ENTRY SOs & ORs

 

Sl. No

Category

Visual Acuity unaided (near vision)

Uncorrected visual acuity unaided (Distant vision)

Refraction

Colour Vision

Remarks

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye

01

Cook, Washermen, Barber, Tailor,

Cobbler, Carpenter,

Gardener, Electrician/

Motor Mechanic, Plumber, Mason, Painter, Welder,  Water Carrier,           Safai Karamchari etc. Age at entry 18-35 years

 

N6

N9

6/6

6/9

Visual correction of any kind is not permitted for distant. Should be able to read with glasses for near vision only.

CP IV by ISIHARA

In right handed

person, the

Right eye is

better eye and

vice versa.

-Binocular

vision  is

required

-Minimum

colour

perception

required is to recognize RED

& GREEN

colours.

 

 

VISUAL STANDARDS FOR DIRECT ENTRY TRADESMEN/FOLLOWERS

 

Sl. No

Category

Visual Acuity unaided (near vision)

Uncorrected visual acuity unaided (Distant vision)

Refraction

Colour Vision

Remarks

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye

01

Cook, Washermen, Barber, Tailor,

Cobbler, Carpenter,

Gardener, Electrician/

Motor Mechanic, Plumber, Mason, Painter, Welder,  Water Carrier,           Safai Karamchari etc. Age at entry 18-35 years

 

N6

N9

6/6

6/9

Visual correction of any kind is not permitted for distant. Should be able to read with glasses for near vision only.

CP IV by ISIHARA

In right handed

person, the

Right eye is

better eye and

vice versa.

-Binocular

vision  is

required

-Minimum

colour

perception

required is to recognize RED

& GREEN

colours.

 

Male Average Body Weights In Kilograms For Different Age Groups And Heights

 

Height in CMs

Age in years

18-22

23-27

28-32

33-37

156

44-54

46-56

47-58

48-59

158

45-55

47-57

48.5-59.5

49.5-65

160

46-56

47.5-58.5

49.5-60.5

50.5-61.5

162

47-58

49-60

50.5-61.5

52-63

164

48-59

50-61

52-63.5

53-65

166

49.5-60.5

51.5-62.5

53-65

54.5-66.5

168

51-62

52.5-64.5

54.5-66.5

56-68

170

52-64

54-66

56-68

57.5-70.5

172

54-66

55.5-67.5

57-70

59-72

174

55-67

57-70

59-72

61-74.5

176

56.5-69

58.5-71.5

60.5-73.5

62-76

178

57.5-70.5

60-73

61.5-75.5

63.5-77.5

180

59-72

61-75

63.5-77.5

65.5-80

182

61-74.5

62.5-76.5

65-79

66.5-81.5

184

63-77

64.5-78.5

66.5-81.5

68.5-83.5

186

63.5-77.5

65.5-80.5

68-83

70-86

188

65-79

67.5-82.5

70-85.5

71.5-87.5

190

66-81

68.5-83.5

70.5-86.5

72.5-88.5

 

Female Average Body Weights In Kilograms For Different Age Groups And Heights

 

Height in CMs

Age in years

 

18-22

23-27

28-32

33-37

 

148

34.5-42.5

37-45

38.5-47

39.5-48.5

150

36.5-44.5

37.5-45.5

39-48

40.5-49.5

153

38-46

39-48

41-50

42-51

155

38.5-47.5

40-49

41.5-50.5

43-52.5

158

40.5-49.5

42-51

43-53

44.5-54.5

160

41.5-50.5

43-52.5

44-54

45.5-54.5

163

43-52.5

44-54

46-56

47-57

165

44-54

45.5-55.5

47-58

48.5-59.5

168

45-55

47-57

48.5-59.5

49.5-60.5

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