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Medical Standards

The medical examination of candidates for admission to the RIMC, Dehradun will be carried out by a medical board at Command / Military Hospital nearest to candidate's residence.

The Acceptable Visual Standard:-


Standard - I Better Eye Worse Eye
  Eye Distant Vision (Uncorrected) 6/6 6/9


Standard - II    
  Distant Vision 6/18 6/9

Minimum acceptable visual standard is as shown in standard II. Color perception grade IV will not be accepted. Myopia must not exceed 1.5 D in any one meridian.

Visual fields have to be full in each eye. Binocular and stereoscopic VISION must be good. Wild trachoma, stage III and IV with regressive corneal pannus of not more than 1 to 2 mm may be accepted, provided in the opinion of a specialist, further deterioration is not likely to happen.

It will be ensured that: -

A. There is no evidence of weak constitution, imperfect development, serious malformation or obesity.
B. There is no mal development or impairment of the function of the bones or joints.
C. There is no impediment to speech.
D. There is no malformation of the head, deformity from fracture or depression of the bones of the skull.
E. There is no impaired hearing, discharge from or disease in either ear, unhealed perforation of the tympanic membrane or signs of acute or chronic separative otitis media or evidence of radical or modified radical mastoid operation.

A sound healed perforation without any impairment of the mobility of the drum and without impairment of hearing should not be a cause of rejection.

There should be no disease of the bones of cartilages of the nose or nasal polyps or disease of the naso pharynx. There are no enlarged glands in the neck and other parts of the body and that the thyroid gland is normal.

Scars of operation for the removal of tuberculosis glands are not a cause of rejection provided that there has been no active disease within the preceding 5 years. Chests are clinically and radio logically clear. There are no diseases of the throat palate, tonsils or gums or disease or injury affecting the normal function of either mandibular joint.

Simple hypertrophy of the tonsil, if there is history of attacks of tonsils, is not a cause for rejection. There is no sign of functional or organic disease of the heart and of the blood vessels. There is no evidence of pulmonary tuberculosis, or previous history of this disease or any other chronic disease of lungs, there is no hernia or tendency thereto, there is no hydrocele, definitive vericocele or any other disease or defect of the genital organ.

A candidate who has been operated upon for hydrocele will be accepted if there are no abnormalities of the cord and the testicle and there is no evidence of filariasis. There is no fistula and/or fissure of the anus or evidence of hemorrhoids. There is no disease of the kidneys. Cases showing albuminuria or glycosuria will not be accepted. There should be no disease of the skin unless temporary or trivial scars, which by their extent or position may be a cause for rejection. There is no active palent or congenital venereal disease. There is no history or evidence of mental disease. Candidates suffering from epilepsy will not be accepted. There is no morbid condition of the eye or of the lids, which is liable to a risk of aggravation or recurrence.

Remedial operations are to be performed prior to entry. No guarantee is given of ultimate acceptance and it should be clearly understood by the candidate that his decision, whether an operation is desirable or necessary is to be made by his private medical adviser. The Government will accept no liability regarding the result of operation or any expense incurred.

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