National Defence Academy Examination (II) – NDA & NA Exam II 2014 Physical Standards

National Defence Academy Examination (II) – NDA & NA Exam II 2014 Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically fit according to NDA physical standards for National Defence Academy admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2014 as per guidelines given in Appendix – IV.

A candidate who has resigned or withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any of the NDA II 2014 training academies of Armed Forces is not eligible to apply.

Guidelines for Physical Standards for Admission to the National Defence Academy.

Note :

Candidates must be physically and mentally fit according to the prescribed physical standards. The guidelines for the same are given below.
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A Number of qualified candidates are rejected subsequently on medical grounds. Candidates are therefore advised in their own interest to get themselves medically examined before submitting their NDA II Online applications 2014 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 :

  1. Wax ( Ears )
  2. Deviated Nasal Septum
  3. Hydrocele / Phimosis
  4. Overweight / Underweight
  5. Under sized Chest
  6. Piles
  7. Gynaecomastia
  8. Tonsillitis
  9. Varicocele

Note : 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 authority for clearing such cases.

Civilian candidates appearing for all types of Union Public Service Commission in the Armed Forces will be entitled to out-patients treatment from service sources at public expense for injuries sustained or diseases contracted during the course of their NDA II examination 2014 by the Selection Board. They will also be entitled to in-patient treatment at public expense in the Officers ward of a hospital provided.

1. The injury is sustained during the NDA tests or
2. The disease is contracted during the course of the National Defence Academy II 2014 examination by selection board and there is no suitable accommodation in local civil hospital or it is impracticable to remove the patient to the civil hospital; or

3. The medical board requires the candidates NDA admission for observation.
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Note : They are not entitled to special nursing.

A candidate recommended by the Services Selection Board will undergo a NDA medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers. Only those candidates will be admitted to the academy who are declared fit by the Medical Board. The proceedings of the Medical Board are confidential and will not be divulged to anyone. However the candidates declared unfit will be intimated by the President of the Medical Board and the procedure for request for an Appeal Medical Board will also be intimated to the candidate.

Candidates declared unfit during Appeal Medical Board will be intimated about the provision of Review Medical Board.

  1. The candidate must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease / disability which is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of military duties.
  2. There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodily defects or under weight. The candidate should not be overweight or obese.
  3. The minimum acceptable height is 157.5 cms. ( 162.5 cms for Air Force ) For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North Eastern regions of India, Garhwal and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable heights will be 5 cms. less. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms.
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NDA Height and weight standards are given below :

Height/Weight Standards for Army/Air Force
Table-I
Height in Centimetres (Without shoes)Weight in Kgs.
16-17 years17-18 years18-19 years
15242.54445
15543.545.347
157454748
16046.54849
162485051
165505253
167515354
17052.55556
17354.55758
175565960
178586162
180606364.5
18362.56566.5

Height/Weight Standards for Navy
Table-II
Height in Centimetres (Without shoes)Weight in Kgs.
16 years 18 years20 years
152444546
155454647
157464749
160474850
162485052
165505253
168525355
170535557
173555759
175575961
178 596162
180616364
183636567

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A ± 10% ( A ± 6 Kg for Navy ) departure from the average weight given in the table 1 above is to be considered within normal limit. However, in individuals with heavy bones and broad build as well as individuals with thin but otherwise healthy this may be relaxed to some extent on merit.

Note 1 :

Height relaxable upto 2.5 cm ( 5 cm. for Navy ) may be allowed where the Medical Board certifies that the candidate is likely to grow and come up to the required standard on completion of his National Defence Academy training.

Note 2 :

To meet special requirement as a pilot in the Air Force the acceptable measurements of leg length, thigh length and sitting height will be as under :

MinimumMaximum
Leg Length99.00cms. 120.00 cms.
Thigh Length-64.00 cms.
Sitting Height81.50cms.96. 00 cms.

On account of lower age of NDA II Exam 2014 candidates, a margin of upto 5.0 cm. in height, 2.5 cm. in leg length ( minimum ) and 1.0 cm. sitting height ( minimum ) may be given provided it is certified by the Medical Board that the candidate is likely to grow and come upto the required standard on completion of his training in NDA.

d. Chest should be well developed. Fully expanded chest should not be less than 81 cms. The minimum range of expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cms. The measurement will be taken with a tape so adjusted that its lower edge should touch the nipple in front and the upper part of the tape should touch the lower angle of the shoulder blades behind. X-Ray of the chest is compulsory and will be taken to rule out any disease of the chest.

e. There should be no maldevelopment or impairment of function of the bones or joint.

National Defence Academy II Exam 2014 Visual Standard :

A candidate should be able to read in a distant vision chart 6/6 in better eye and 6/9 in worse eye with or without glasses. Myopia should not be more than 2.5 D and hyper-metropia not more than 3.5 D including Astigmatism. Internal examination of the eye will be done by means of opthalmoscope to rule out any disease of the eye. A candidate must have good binocular vision. The colour vision standard, will be ( CPIII ) for Army. A candidate should be able to recognise red and green colours. Candidates will be required to give certificates that neither he nor any member of his family has suffered from congenital night blindness. Candidates who have undergone or have the evidence of having undergone Radial Keratotomy, to improve the visual acuity will be permanently rejected for all the Services. Candidates who have undergone Laser Surgery for correction of refractive error are also not acceptable to defence services.

Vision Standard for Indian Naval candidates in NDA / NA II 2014

Uncorrected without glass6/6, 6/9
Corrected with glass6/6, 6/6
Limits of Myopia-0.75
Limits of Hypermetropia+1.5
Binocular vision111
Limits of colour preceptionI

Visual Standards for Indian Air Force in NDA II 2014

Candidates who habitually wear spectacles are not eligible for Air Force, Minimum distant vision 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other, correctable to 6/6 only for Hypermetropia,

Colour vision CP – I Hypermetropia : + 2.0 D Sph
Manifest Myopia ; Nil
Retinoscopic Myopia : – 0.5 in any Meridian permitted.
Astigmatism : +0.75 D Cyl ( within + 2.0 D-Max )

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i. at 6 metersExo - 6 prism D
Eso - 6 prism D
Hyper - 1 Prism D
Hypro - 1 Prism D
ii. at 33 cmsExo-16 Prism D
Eso - 6 prism D
Hyper - 1 prism D
Hypo - 1 prism D

Hand held Stereoscope – All of BSV grades Convergence – Up to 10 cm Cover test for distant and near – Lateral divergence / convergence recovery rapid and complete Radial Keratotomy, Photo Refractive Keratotomy / laser in Situ, Kerato – mileusis ( PRK / LASIK ) surgeries for correction of refractive errors are not permitted for any Air Force duties. Candidates having undergone cataract surgery with or without IOL implants will also be declared unfit. Binocular vision must possess good binocular vision ( fusion and stereopsis with good amplitude and depth. Candidates who have undergone LASIK surgery are not considered fit for permanent commission in flying branch in IAF. (s) USG abdomen examination will be carried out and any congential structural anomaly or disease of the abdominal organs will be a cause for rejection in Armed Forces.

(t) The candidates should have sufficient number of natural and sound teeth. A minimum of 14 dental points will be acceptable. When 32 teeth are present, the total dental points are 22. A candidate should not be suffering from severe pyorrhoea.

(u) Routine ECG for Air Force candidates must be within normal limits.

(v) NDA / NA Exam II 2014 Physical Conditioning : Prospective candidates are advised to keep themselves in good physical condition, by following the undermentioned routine :

  1. Running 2.4 km in 15 minutes
  2. Skipping
  3. Pushups and sit ups ( minimum 20 each )
  4. Chin ups ( minimum 08 )
  5. Rope climbing – 3 – 4 metres.

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35 Responses to “National Defence Academy Examination (II) – NDA & NA Exam II 2014 Physical Standards”

  1. EBIN K BONIFUS January 2, 2012 at 5:50 pm # Reply

    I AM QUALIFIED FOR THE WRITTEN PART OF NDA AND NA 2 2012 MY EYESIGHT IS 6/18 WITHOUT GLASS AND 6/6 WITH GLASS AM I ELIGIBLE FOR THE INTERVIEW

  2. MOHIT January 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm # Reply

    WHAT ABOUT THE WEIGHT REQUIREMENT FOR HEIGHT UPTO 200cm

  3. ayush March 8, 2012 at 2:11 pm # Reply

    what is the requirement of height in air force

  4. SUPRAJIT DHAR March 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm # Reply

    HOW CAN I GET NDA APPLICATION FROM?

  5. Anmol March 24, 2012 at 10:04 pm # Reply

    Sir my height is 5.4 feet am i eligible for nda exam and what post i will get if i cleared

  6. arjun vs March 27, 2012 at 5:49 pm # Reply

    i am of age 18 and i am having height 175 cm.my weight is kg .is there any problem in getting the selection

    • UpscExam March 29, 2012 at 12:38 pm # Reply

      Hi

      Yes you are eligible for NDA Exam. Next NDA Exam will be :

      Application issue date for NDA Exam II 2012 : 05.05.2012

      Application last date for submission of NDA Exam II 2012 : 04.06.2012

      Exam date for NDA Exam II 2012 : 19.08.2012

  7. Vivek Kashyap March 30, 2012 at 12:51 pm # Reply

    sir, i want to report that my exam is on 17th april and i hav still not received my admit card. kindly, see to it

  8. krishna chithanya April 1, 2012 at 3:36 pm # Reply

    sir,i have ‘-3′ eye sight, i can eligible this exam

  9. Vikrant Kulkarni April 11, 2012 at 1:55 pm # Reply

    I have an eye problem. My spect no. is 2.5

  10. Manjeet Shaha April 17, 2012 at 8:41 pm # Reply

    My spects no. is 2.75 and my height and weight are 5″5 and 51kg. respectively. Am i eligible according to your physical standards.

  11. vikas April 25, 2012 at 1:24 pm # Reply

    my eye sight is 6/5.kya mai elegible hun is exam k liye.

  12. manjeet May 1, 2012 at 10:03 am # Reply

    sir,i am 6 foot 1 inch and i weigh 87kg.Am i eligible for giving nda exam II 2012? moreover,will a candidate have to take engg. course after qualifying in this exam?

  13. abhishek mishra May 4, 2012 at 10:45 pm # Reply

    sir,plzzz can you tell me dat when are the nda results of may 2012 going to be out???
    if you are not sure of the exact date den at least tell me that it will be out in which month….
    plzzzz help..

  14. birendra kumar singh May 7, 2012 at 9:17 am # Reply

    sir,I have cleared written,& ssb exam successfully,& gone for medical checkup in delhi,all reports are good,but officer written unfit due to hypertention,I get it cheked by out side 5 diffrent doctors & they all are certifing normal BP,NOW I take advice in MEDANTA CORDIOLOGIST ,IT IS ok,Now I am thinking to get observation from AIMS ALSO.
    So can you suggest any advice for me?

  15. anurag singh May 7, 2012 at 10:25 pm # Reply

    i wear spectacles and have power of -2.5 and -3.0 for left and right eye respectively.
    am i eligible for nda medical or not?

  16. arjit gupta May 11, 2012 at 9:39 pm # Reply

    Sir
    i m 30th May 1994 born am i allegible for appearing in NDA exams as i have passed 10+1 and astudent of +11

  17. omkar kunte May 16, 2012 at 4:45 pm # Reply

    sir,
    my birth date is 22/11/1993 but nda application form shows only 1994 and below, how should i fill my form

  18. ROBIN DESWAL May 20, 2012 at 1:10 pm # Reply

    MY ONE FINGER IS NOT WELL STRAIGHT OF LEFT HAND SIDE …CAN I ELIGIBIL FOR NDA

  19. ANUPAM June 7, 2012 at 2:42 pm # Reply

    HOW CAN I CHECK MY NDA II APPLICATION STATUS

  20. surupam June 11, 2012 at 11:04 am # Reply

    sir
    i have leg length of 91 cms and i want to be a pilot

    other information

    hieght – 168 cms
    age – 17
    weight -63 kgs

    will there be any problem for qualifying in nda (2).

  21. Prashant June 12, 2012 at 4:53 pm # Reply

    my father is in army. my height is 156 cm. can a be given relaxation for height

  22. Gurpreet Singh June 21, 2012 at 11:14 am # Reply

    Sir How i am increase my height

  23. sanjay kumar June 22, 2012 at 1:51 pm # Reply

    i am sanjay. my hieght is 162. i want to know what is the max. weight in nda & na

  24. rahul choudhary July 16, 2012 at 7:36 pm # Reply

    sir my eyesight is week and my spectacles no. is -3 can i eligible for nda exams according to your physical standard

  25. Nikhil July 20, 2012 at 8:26 am # Reply

    Sir kindly Get me the details of NDA exam whose forms will be out somewhere in August

  26. manpreet singh July 26, 2012 at 12:24 pm # Reply

    sir,
    what about the eyesight?

  27. Kuldeep August 2, 2012 at 4:05 pm # Reply

    What is the age requirement for NDA after 12th….

  28. PARAS August 4, 2012 at 10:59 pm # Reply

    what about eye sight ?

  29. rahim sayyed August 6, 2012 at 2:23 pm # Reply

    sir my height is 185 cm and my weight is 70 kg will i be able to get clear the physical and rest all other things are perfect….

  30. Dev gariya August 11, 2012 at 9:11 am # Reply

    i used specticles can i fit for nda

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