CAPF(Assist. Commandant)

PET (Physical Efficiency Test)

Males Females
(a) 100 Meters race In 16 seconds In 18 seconds
(b) 800 Meters race In 3 minutes 45 seconds In 4 minutes 45 seconds
(c) Long Jump 3.5 Meters (3 chances) 3.0 meters (3 chances)
d) Shot Put (7.26 Kgs.) 4.5 Meters


Pregnancy at the time of PET will be a disqualification and pregnant female candidate will be

Medical Standards Tests, to check the standards specified in Appendix-VI, will be conducted only in respect
of candidates who are declared qualified in the Physical Efficiency Test. The Physical Standards/Physical
Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards Tests will be conducted under the supervision of a Nodal Authority
to be appointed by the Ministry of Home Affairs. These tests will be conducted at various centres to be notified
after the results of the written examination.
Appeals will be entertained only against the Medical Standards Tests and will have to be made to the
Appellate Authority designated by the Ministry of Home Affairs within a period of 15 days from the date of
declaration of the results of these tests.


Physical and medical standards for the candidate for the post of
Assistant commandants in the central armed police forces.

(1) Physical Standards:

The minimum requirements for the candidate are as follows:

Better eye

(corrected vision)

Worse eye

(corrected vision)

Distant vision 6/6 or 6/9 6/12 or 6/9
Near Vision N6 (corrected)

With Glasses/LASIK Surgery*

N9 (corrected)
Limits of Refractive errors permitted -4.00 D

(including cylinder) Myopia

+4.00 D

(including cylinder) Hypermetropia


Colour Perception-III (CP-III) by ISIHARA plates.
* LASIK surgery correction is permitted subject to prescribed criteria as below :-

(a) Age 18-35 years
(b) Axial-length 21-26 mm.
(c) Corneal-thickness 425 micron
(d) Pre LASIK error 6 D
(e) Post operative period Should be stable refractive flap
(f) Interval 06 months (post operative period mandatory (Candidate must have completed 06 months after LASIK surgery while considering for recruitment in CAPFs).

(b) Carrying angle : Carrying angle should not be more than 15° for male and 20° for female.
(c) Ear :
(i) Candidate should not have any degree of deafness or persistent ear discharge.
(ii) Candidate should not have any other condition (congenital or acquired) like atresia of the meatus,
exostosis, neoplasm which is causing obstruction of ear passage and should not have history of
recurrent earache, tinnitus and vertigo.
(d) Nose : Candidates should not have DNS, atrophic rhinitis, tubercular ulceration, chronic sinusitis.
(e) Neck : Candidate should not have enlarged lymph nodes, thyroid or other swelling of neck, inability to
extend the neck fully or any evidence of disease of spine or cervical vertebrae.
(f) Teeth : Candidate must possess sufficient number of sound teeth for efficient mastication. Candidate
should not have severe pyorrhea.
(g) Venereal Disease : Candidate should not have active signs of clinical VD.
(h) Chronic skin diseases : Candidate should not have chronic skin diseases like Leprosy, chronic dermatitis,
extensive Pityriasis Versicolor, psoriasis, SLE etc.
(3) General Standards:
(a) Speech should be without impediment i.e. no stammering.
(b) The candidate should not have any indication of chronic disease like TB, any type of arthritis, high blood
pressure, Diabetes, Bronchial Asthma, any heart disease.
(c) Candidate should not have perceptible and visible glandular swelling anywhere in the body.
(d) Chest should be well formed, devoid of any abnormality like flat chest, Pigeon chest, with rickety rosary
defects. Heart and lungs should be sound.
(e) Limbs, hands and feet should be well formed and fully developed and there shall be perfect motion of all
(f) Should not have any old /mal united fracture of bones.
(g) There should be free and perfect movements of all the joints.
(h) Feet and toes should be well formed
(i) Should not have congenital malformation or defects.
(Candidate must have completed 06 months after LASIK surgery while considering for recruitment in
(j) Should not bear traces of previous acute or chronic disease pointing to an impaired constitution.
(k) Candidate should have no disease of the genito urinary tract.
(l) Candidate should have no inguinal, scrotal swelling, any type of Hernia.
(m) (Only for male) Both the testicles are in the scrotum and of normal size.
(n) The candidate must not have knock knees, flat foot, varicose veins.
(o) They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with
the efficient performance of the duties.
(4) Candidate should not suffer from TACHYCARDIA (more than 100 pulse rate per minute) or BRADYCARDIA
(Less than 50 per minute).
(5) Candidate should not suffer from Hernia, hemorrhoids, condylomata prolapse rectum.
(6) Tattoo Clause:
(a) Content : Being a secular country, the religious sentiments of our countrymen are to be respected
and thus, tattoos depicting religious symbol or figures and the name, as followed in Indian Army are
to be permitted.
(b) Location : Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of forearm but only left
forearm, being non saluting limb or dorsum of the hands are to be allowed.
(c) Size : Size must be less than ¼ of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the body.