PST (Physical Standards Test)
Physical standards laid down for the post of Constable are –
(a) Height : For Males 170 cms.
For Females 157 cms.
(b) Chest : For males only Unexpanded 80 cms. Expanded
Min expansion 5 cms.
(c) Weight : For males and Females : Proportionate to height and age as per medical standards
The minimum height of candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas
and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir will be 165 cms
for males and 155 cms for females. The minimum height for all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes
will be 162.5 cms for males and 150 cms for females.
(i) The minimum chest of male candidates falling in the categories of Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Dogras, Marathas
and candidates belonging to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir will be 78
cms (minimum 5 cms expansion). The minimum chest for all male candidates belonging to Scheduled
Tribes will be 76 cms (minimum 5 cms expansion).
(ii) The minimum chest of male candidates hailing from North Eastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur,
Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) as
mentioned in para-8 (I)
(iii) Above, will be 77 cms unexpanded (with minimum 5 cms expansion).
PET (Physical Efficiency Test)
(a) Candidates who are found eligible on height parameters will undergo PET (race) followed by biometric
identification & screening of testimonials and thereon chest and weight measurements by a board.
(b) Physical Efficiency Test (PET):
For Male candidates For Female candidates
Race 5 Kms in 24 minutes. 1.6 Kms in 8 ½ minutes
For candidates of Ladakh Region:
Race 1 Mile in 6 ½ minutes 800 meters in 4 minutes
(c) Pregnancy at the time of PET will be considered a disqualification and pregnant female candidates shall
be rejected at this stage.
(d) PET will not be held for Ex-Servicemen. However, they will be required to qualify in the medical
The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Central Armed Police forc