Army Soldier - Physical Standards

Physical standards for Army Soldier vary across different regions, under these regions all the states are accommodated. Different standards for Height, Weight, Chest, etc. apply for different regions and the states covered therein.
Region States


Height


(in cms.)


Weight


(in Kgs)


Chest


(in cms.)

Western Himalayan Region

J&K, HP, Punjab Hills (Area South & West of the Inter state Border between HP & Punjab and North and east of road of Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garhshankar, Ropar), Garhwal and Kumaon regions of Uttaranchal.

166

163*

48

77




Eastern Himalayan Region

Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh , Sikkim and Hill Region of West Bengal (Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts)

160

157*

48

77




Western Plains Region

Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Western UP (Meerut and Agra Division)

170

50

77




Eastern Plains Region

Eastern UP, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa

169

50

77




Central Region

Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar-Haveli, Daman and Diu

168

167*

50

77



Southern Region

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa And Pondicherry

165

50

77



*Note: for Sol Tech/Nursing Assistant

Special Physical Standards

Region- States- Category


Height


(CMS)


Weight


(Kgs)


Chest


(CMS)

Ladakhi

157

50

77

Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indians

160

48

77

Andaman, Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including
Minicoy:- Settlers

165

50

77

Andaman, Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including
Minicoy:- Locals

155

50

77

Tribals of recognised tribal areas

162

48

77

Brigade of the Guards

173

50

77

Med Arty

170

50

77

Corps of Military Police

173

50

77

Clerks GD/SKT

162

50

77

Soldier Tradesmen - Normal Physical Stadards given above minus 1 cm in Chest and 2 Kgs in Weight.


The following are eligible for relaxations in physical standards:

Candidate Profile


Height


(in cms.)


Weight


(in Kgs)


Chest


(in cms.)

(a) Sons of Servicemen/Ex-Servicemen/War Widows/ Widows of Ex-Servicemen.

2

2

1

(b) Adopted son/son-in-law of a War Widow, if she has no son.

2

2

1

(c) Outstanding sportsmen (National/State level sportsmen and those who have represented District / College / School in State / University / Board Championship and earned 1st/2nd position.)

2

5

3