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How to Join Pak Army Medical Standards

Physical / Medical Standards for Soldier Recruitment

(for details see the latest advertisement / Induction Criteria)

Serial Category Medical Group A Medical Group B
1 Groups of Candidates All categories of recruits less categories mentioned in Medical Group-B. Driver, Clerk, Technician, Cook, Religious Teachers and Non Combats Enrolled.
2 Height 167.5 cm 167.5 cm
3 Body Mass Index ► 17-23. Local board may accommodate Body Mass Index from 16 – 24.

► Complete medical examination of candidates will be conducted even if Body Mass Index is higher than the required standards.

► Appeal Medical Board will examination the candidates Physical.

► Standards system of Body Mass Index should count till the study on Body Composition Analysis verses Body Mass Index is finalized by House of Department Rehab Medicine, Combined Medical Hospital Rawalpindi

► 17-23. Local board may accommodate Body Mass Index from 16 – 24.

► Complete medical examination of candidates will be conducted even if Body Mass Index is higher than the required standards.

► Appeal Medical Board will examination the candidates Physical.

► Standards system of Body Mass Index should continue till the study on Body Composition Analysis verses Body Mass Index is finalized by House of Department Rehab Medicine, Combined Medical Hospital Rawalpindi.

4 Carrying Angle 5 – 18 degree 5 – 20 degree
5 Elbow Extension

(Cubitus Recurvatum)

► 0 – 10 degree: Multiple joint laxity must be absent ► 0 – 15 degree: Multiple joint laxity must be absent
6 Calcaneal Pitch Angle

(Pes Planus/ Cavus)

Pes Planus: If arch appears when one stands on toes and there are no symptoms then it is flexible flat feet and is fit.If the arch appearance remains the same on standing on toes or there is planter tenderness then it is rigid flat feet. This has a major potential to cause pain and fractures and is unfit.

► No need to measure angles for flat feet.

Pes Cavus: Recommended max angle 32 degree. Excess angles produce foot hump and this deformity prevents foot function or wearing military footwear, and can cause foot ulcers also.

► Pes Planus: If arch appears when one stands on toes and there is no calcaneal rotation then then it is flexible flat feet and is fit. If the arch appearance remains the same on standing on toes or there is planter tenderness then it is rigid flat feet. This has a major potential to cause pain and fractures and is unfit.

► No need to measure angles for flat feet.

► Pes Cavus: Recommended max angle 32 degree. Excess angles produce foot hump and this deformity prevents foot function or wearing military footwear, and can cause foot ulcers also.

7 Hallux Angle (Hallux Valgus) 10 – 17 degree: However, there should be no bunion, callosity or metatarsus primus varus or toe over ride as then it is a progressive deformity. Angles excess than 17 degree lead to toe over ride and which leads to progressive aggravation of deformity. 10 – 17 degree: However, there should be no bunion, callosity or metatarsus primus varus or toe over ride as then it is a progressive deformity. Angles excess than 17 degree lead to toe over ride and which leads to progressive aggravation of deformity.
8 Extension Knee

(Genu Recurvatum)

0 – 5 degree: Mandatory to excluding multiple joint hyperiaxity 0 – 5 degree: Mandatory to excluding multiple joint hyperiaxity
Note.

Medical examination documents of the candidates must be with attested photo ID.

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How to Join Pak Army Medical Standards

Physical/ Medical Standards for Lady Officers/ Doctors/ Nurses

(for details see the latest advertisement/ Induction Criteria)

Serial Category Medical/ Physical Standards
1 Groups of Candidates Short Service Regular Commission (General Duty Medical Officer, Specialist, Army Dental Corps, Armed Forces Nursing Services) and Lady Cadet Course
2 Height 152.4
3 Body Mass Index ► 17-23. Local board may accommodate Body Mass Index from 16 – 24.
► Complete medical examination of candidates will be conducted even if Body Mass Index is higher than the required standards.
► Appeal Medical Board will examination the candidates Physical.
► Standards system of Body Mass Index should continue till the study on Body Composition Analysis verses Body Mass Index is finalized by House of Department Rehab Medicine, Combined Medical Hospital Rawalpindi.
4 Carrying Angle 5 – 22 degree
5 Elbow Extension (Cubitus Recurvatum) ► 0 – 15 degree: Multiple joint laxity must be absent
6 Calcaneal Pitch Angle(Pes Planus/ Cavus) ► Pes Planus:
If arch appears when one stands on toes and there is no calcaneal rotation then then it is flexible flat feet and is fit.
If the arch appearance remains the same on standing on toes or there is planter tenderness then it is rigid flat feet. This has a major potential to cause pain and fractures and is unfit.

 

► No need to measure angles for flat feet.
Pes Cavus: Recommended max angle 32 degree. Excess angles produce foot hump and this deformity prevents foot function or wearing military footwear, and can cause foot ulcers also.

7 Hallux Angle (Hallux Valgus) 10 – 17 degree: However, there should be no bunion, callosity or metatarsus primus varus or toe over ride as then it is a progressive deformity. Angles excess than 17 degree lead to toe over ride and which leads to progressive aggravation of deformity.
8 Extension Knee (Genu Recurvatum) 0 – 5 degree: Mandatory to excluding multiple joint hyperiaxity
Note.
Special to examination the candidate as a whole in his concerned domain.
Two to three months training to Regimental Medical Officers of Army Selection and Recruitment Centers/ Army Selection and Recruitment Offices be imparted in conducting medical examination of candidates.
Training regular instructions be issued to Military Colleges for modification of training activities.
Medical examination documents of the candidates must be with attested photo ID.
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How to Join Pak Army Medical Standards

Physical/ Medical Standards for Commissioned Courses – Gentleman Officers


(for details see the latest advertisement/ Induction Criteria)

Serial Category Medical Group A Medical Group B
1 Groups of Candidates Pakistan Military Academy Long Course, Graduate Course, Technical Cadet Course and
Direct Short Service Course (Technical).
Short Service Regular Commission (General Duty Medical Officer, Specialist, Army Dental
Corps), Direct Short Service Course (Army Education Corps, Remount Veterinary and Farms
Corps, Ordinance, Psychologist) Army Medical Cadets, Medical Cadets.
2 Height 162.5 cm for commission 162.5 cm for commission
3 Body Mass Index ► 17-23. Local board may accommodate Body Mass Index from 16 – 24.
► Complete
medical examination of candidates will be conducted even if Body Mass Index is higher
than the required standards.
► Appeal Medical Board will examination the
candidates Physical.
► Standards system of Body Mass Index should count till the
study on Body Composition Analysis verses Body Mass Index is finalized by House of
Department Rehab Medicine, Combined Medical Hospital Rawalpindi
► 17-23. Local board may accommodate Body Mass Index from 16 – 24.
► Complete
medical examination of candidates will be conducted even if Body Mass Index is higher
than the required standards.
► Appeal Medical Board will examination the
candidates Physical.
► Standards system of Body Mass Index should continue till
the study on Body Composition Analysis verses Body Mass Index is finalized by House of
Department Rehab Medicine, Combined Medical Hospital Rawalpindi.
4 Carrying Angle 5 – 18 degree 5 – 20 degree
5 Elbow Extension
(Cubitus Recurvatum)
► 0 – 10 degree: Multiple joint laxity must be absent ► 0 – 15 degree: Multiple joint laxity must be absent
6 Calcaneal Pitch Angle
(Pes Planus/ Cavus)
Pes Planus: If arch appears when one stands on toes and there
are no symptoms then it is flexible flat feet and is fit.If the arch
appearance remains the same on standing on toes or there is planter tenderness then it
is rigid flat feet. This has a major potential to cause pain and
fractures and is unfit.
► No need to measure angles for flat feet.

Pes Cavus: Recommended max angle 32 degree. Excess angles
produce foot hump and this deformity prevents foot function or wearing military
footwear, and can cause foot ulcers also.
Pes Planus: If arch appears when one stands on toes and there
is no calcaneal rotation then then it is flexible flat feet and is
fit.
If the arch appearance remains the same on standing on toes or there is
planter tenderness then it is rigid flat feet. This has a major
potential to cause pain and fractures and is unfit.
► No need to measure angles
for flat feet.
Pes Cavus: Recommended max angle 32
degree. Excess angles produce foot hump and this deformity prevents foot function or
wearing military footwear, and can cause foot ulcers also.
7 Hallux Angle (Hallux Valgus) 10 – 17 degree: However, there should be no bunion, callosity
or metatarsus primus varus or toe over ride as then it is a progressive deformity.
Angles excess than 17 degree lead to toe over ride and which leads to progressive
aggravation of deformity.
10 – 17 degree: However, there should be no bunion, callosity
or metatarsus primus varus or toe over ride as then it is a progressive deformity.
Angles excess than 17 degree lead to toe over ride and which leads to progressive
aggravation of deformity.
8 Extension Knee
(Genu Recurvatum)
0 – 5 degree: Mandatory to excluding multiple joint
hyperiaxity
0 – 5 degree: Mandatory to excluding multiple joint
hyperiaxity
Note.
Special to
examination the candidate as a whole in his concerned domain.

Two to three months training to Regimental Medical Officers of Army Selection
and Recruitment Centers/ Army Selection and Recruitment Offices be imparted in
conducting medical examination of candidates.
Training regular
instructions be issued to Military Colleges for modification of training
activities.
Medical examination documents of the candidates
must be with attested photo ID.