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Weight and Height Chart for Army Agniveer
Weight and Height Chart for Army Agniveer

Weight and Height Chart for Army Agniveer

The Indian Army is known for its Brave and Fearless Soldiers who serve the nation with dedication. The recruitment process has strict criteria for height and weight because soldiers must be physically fit for the demanding duties of an army officer, which involve a lot of physical work.

Capt. R Subramanyam once said that those who choose to fight have a unique experience of life that others cannot understand. Many people aspire to join the Indian Army and see serving the motherland as the highest form of dedication to the nation. However, joining the Indian Army involves meeting specific criteria set by the Defence personnel for recruitment. This article gives details about the medical and physical standards needed to become part of the Indian Army.

Standard Minimum Height, Chest and Weight of Agniveer In Army.

The entire country has been divided into six regions namely, Western Plains Region, Eastern Plains Region, Central Region, Southern Region, Western Himalayan Region and Eastern Himalayan Region. The minimum physical standards for the various regions are as follows:

Regions  States Height Chest  Weight
Agniveer General Duty & Tradesmen Agniveer Technical Agniveer Office Assistant / Store Keeper Technical
Western Himalayan Region Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West of the Inter State Border between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East ofRoad Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and Chandigarh), Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand) 163 163 162 77 Proportionate to height and age as per Army Medical Standard.
Eastern Himalayan Region Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Region of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts) 160 157 160 77
Western Plains Region Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division) 170 170 162 77
Eastern Plains Region Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa 169 169 162 77
Central Region Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu 168 167 162 77
Southern Region Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Puducherry 166 165 162 77

Special Physical Standards

Ser. No Physical Standards Height (Cms) Chest (Cms) Weight (Kgs)
(a) Ladakhi 157 77 Proportionate to height and age as per Army Medical Standard.
(b) Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indian 157 77
(c) Candidates from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group of Islands including Minicoy.
(i) Settlers 165 77
(ii) Locals 155 77
(d) Tribals of Recognized Tribal Areas 162 77
(e) The Brigade of Guards 173 77
(f) Medium Artillery 170 77
(g) Corps of Military Police 173 77
(h) Agniveer (General Duty) Women in Corps of Military Police 162 (04 cms Height relaxation for certain dispensation areas as given in the notification) Proportionate to height and age as per Army medical standards.
*(j) Agniveer Office Assistant / Store Keeper Technical 162 77
(k) RT JCO
RT JCO (Gorkhas & Ladakhi region Candidates) 160 77
(l) Agniveer Tradesmen Minimum physical standards of the regions given above, minus 1 Cm chest and 2 Kg weight. Ht criteria would be as par with Soldier General Duty as relevant to the region.
(m) JCO Catering (ASC) / Survey Automated Cartographer (Engineers) / Havildar Education As applicable to Soldier General Duty for various regions.

Army Officers Requirements: Indian Army Height Male

To join the Indian Army as an officer, male candidates must meet specific height requirements. The minimum height varies depending on the entry level and category:

  • Most male candidates need to have a minimum height of 157 cm, but this requirement can vary depending on the recruiting agency.
  • Gorkhas and candidates from specific regions like the Hills of North Eastern India, Garhwal, and Kumaon have a lower minimum height requirement of 152 cm.
  • Candidates who are under 18 years old at the time of examination are allowed an extra 2 cm for potential growth.
  • The minimum height requirement for candidates applying to the Flying Branch is 163 cm. Additionally, specific standards such as sitting height, leg length, and thigh length are considered for the Flying Branch.

Army Officers Requirements: Indian Army Height Female

To join the Indian Army as a female officer, candidates must meet specific height requirements based on their entry level and category:

  • Female candidates generally need to be at least 152 cm tall to qualify for entry into the Armed Forces.
  • Gorkhas and candidates from specific regions, such as the Hills of North Eastern India, Garhwal, and Kumaon, have a lower minimum height requirement of 148 cm.
  • Candidates who are under 18 years old at the time of examination are allowed an additional 2 cm for potential growth.
  • The minimum height requirement for candidates applying to the Flying Branch is 163 cm. Additionally, specific standards such as sitting height, leg length, and thigh length are considered for the Flying Branch.

Indian Army Agniveer Selection Process

Weight and Height Chart for Indian Army Men

The chart provided below are based on the BMI (Body Mass Index). The charts specify the minimum acceptable weight that candidates of a particular height must have.

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Weight and Height Chart for Indian Army Women

The Indian Army includes many women cadets, and female officers have shown they can take on leadership roles when needed. Below is a table showing the minimum height and weight requirements for female candidates in the Indian Army. Candidates should check their age and height in the table to find out the correct weight they need to meet.

Height (cm) Minimum Weight for all ages (kg) Age 17 to 20 Years Weight (kg) Age 20+01 day – 30 Years Weight (kg)
162 47.2 57.7 60.4
163 47.8 58.5 61.1
164 48.4 59.2 61.9
165 49.0 59.9 62.6
166 49.6 60.6 63.4
167 50.2 61.4 64.1
168 50.8 62.1 64.9
169 51.4 62.8 65.7
170 52.0 63.6 66.5
171 52.6 64.3 67.3
172 53.3 65.1 68.0
173 53.9 65.8 68.8
174 54.5 66.6 69.6
175 55.1 67.4 70.4
176 55.8 68.1 71.2
177 56.4 68.9 72.1
178 57.0 69.7 72.9
179 57.7 70.5 73.7
180 58.3 71.3 74.5
181 59.0 72.1 75.4
182 59.6 72.9 76.2
183 60.3 73.7 77.0
184 60.9 74.5 77.9
185 61.6 75.3 78.7
186 62.3 76.1 79.6
187 62.9 76.9 80.4
188 63.6 77.8 81.3
189 64.3 78.6 82.2
190 65.0 79.4 83.0
191 65.7 80.3 83.9
192 66.4 81.1 84.8
193 67.0 81.9 85.7
194 67.7 82.8 86.6
195 68.4 83.7 87.5
196 69.1 84.5 88.4
197 69.9 85.4 89.3
198 70.6 86.2 90.2
199 71.3 87.1 91.1
200 72.0 88.0 92.0
201 72.7 88.9 92.9
202 73.4 89.8 93.8
203 74.2 90.7 94.8

The entire country has been divided into six regions namely, Western Plains Region, Eastern Plains Region, Central Region, Southern Region, Western Himalayan Region and Eastern Himalayan Region. The minimum physical standards for the various regions are as follows:

States
GD & TDN
TECH & NA
Clerk & SKT
Jammu & Kashmir, Himanchal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West ofthe Inter State Border between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East of Road Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and Chandigarh), Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand) 166 cms 163 cms 162 cms
Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Region of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts) 160 cms 157 cms 160 cms
Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh,Delhi, Rajasthan and WesternUttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division) 170 cms 170 cms 162 cms
Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa 169 cms 169 cms 162 cms
Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu 168 cms 167 cms 162 cms
Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Puducherry 166 cms 165 cms 162 cms
Weight 50 kg 50 Kg 50 Kg
Chest 77-82 Cm 77-82 Cm 77-82 Cm

FAQs

What is the height and weight for Indian army?

The minimum acceptable height and weight for men is 157.5 cms with correlated weight and for women candidate is 152 cm and 42 kg.

How is height in Indian Army measured?

Height will be measured in stocking feet on a flat surface with the chin parallel to the floor. The body should be straight but not rigid, similar to the position of attention.

What is the height requirement for Gorkhas and North Eastern Region of India?

Gorkhas and candidates belonging to Hills of North Eastern region of India. Garhwal and Kumaon will be accepted a minimum height of 152 cm.

What is the minimum height required for women cadet in Indian Armed Forces?

The minimum height required for entry into the Armed Forces for female cadets is 152 cm.

 

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