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SSC CGL Physical Standard Criteria 2018-19 Post wise | Inspector PST/PET Criteria

SSC CGL Physical Standard – This article is updated as per ssc cgl 2018 official notification pdf. Please let us know if any updates in comment box.

SSC CGL Physical Standard (CGL PST post wise) – Dear CGL candidates if you are applying for the posts of Inspector (Central Excise) and Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector in CBI, Inspector (Examiner), Inspector(CBN) and Sub Inspector (CBN) then you need to clear the physical standard test of ssc cgl exam.

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PST criteria in SSC CGL 2018-19 will be only for the posts of Central Excise Inspector and Preventive Officer Inspector, Examiner Inspector, Inspector in CBI, Inspector in CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics), Sub-Inspector in CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics).

SSC CGL Physical Standard 2018-19

PST in SSC CGL 2018-19- Physical Standard is part of ssc cgl selection process for few of the post like Inspector (Central Excise) and Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner). These post are field post and need an appealing personality to serve as inspector. Hence ssc cgl exam is having physical standard test criteria for these post to check whether candidates meets defined physical criteria or Not.

SSC CGL Physical Standard

In this post we will discuss Height, Chest, Weight, Physical Test(Walking & Cycling) and vision for men & women category wise in ssc cgl post wise.

Check here: SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria post wise (Age/qualification)

About CGL PST:

Organization Name: Staff Selection Commission

Exam Name: Common Graduate Level Examination 2018

Job Post name (dept): Central Excise Inspector , Preventive Officer Inspector, Inspector in CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics), Sub-Inspector in CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics) and Examiner Inspector

Article Type: Physical Criteria

Last date to apply online: 4th June 2018

Download official notification here

Physical Standards for SSC CGL Exam 2018-19

Lets look at the various criteria in physical standard for the post Inspector in various department. Main department which require physical standard are Central Excise, Preventive Officer, Examiner and Central Bureau of Narcotics.

Height/Chest/Weight in SSC CGL 2018-19

All the candidates needs to meet minimum requirement of height standards setup by cgl and candidates will not be eligible for appointment.

Height Criteria

Height for Central Excise Inspector, Examiner/ Preventive Officer, Inspector in CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics) and Sub-Inspector in CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics) post

CategoryMin Height
Male157.5 cms
Female152 cms.
MALE (Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, Tribals, members of Kumaon Region, Nagas and Scheduled Tribes)Height relax-able by 5 cms.
FEMALE (Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, Tribals, members of Kumaon Region, Nagas and Scheduled Tribes)Height relaxable by 2.5 cms.

Height for Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Investigation (C.B.I.)

CategoryMin Height
Male165 cms.
Female150 cms.
MALE (Hillsman, Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, Tribals, members of Kumaon Region, Nagas and Scheduled Tribes)Height relax-able by 5 cms.
FEMALE (Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, Tribals, members of Kumaon Region, Nagas and Scheduled Tribes)Height relaxable by 2.5 cms.

Height for Sub-Inspectors in NIA (National Investigation Agency)

NIA post is introduced later in cgl 2018-19 and candidates will be posted in field job with special power and have to deal in terror attacks & bomb blast etc.

Note: NIA post is not suitable for PH candidates. Check below height chart.

CategoryMin Height
Male170 cms.
Female150 cms.
MALE (Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, Tribals, members of Kumaon Region, Nagas and Scheduled Tribes)Height relax-able by 5 cms.
FEMALE (Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, Tribals, members of Kumaon Region, Nagas and Scheduled Tribes)Height relaxable by 5 cms.

SSC CGL CHEST Criteria

Chest Standards are only applicable for male candidates in ssc cgl. Female candidates are not eligible for chest measurements. Check below cgl chest chart.

Post NameChest (cms)
Central Excise Inspector, Examiner Preventive Officer, Inspector in CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics) and Sub-Inspector in CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics)81 cms. (fully expanded with a minimum expansion of 5 cms.)
CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) & NIA (National Investigation Agency)76 cms. with expansion

Weight

Female weight criteria is 48 Kgs.

Relaxation in weight by 2 kgs. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese, Kumaon Region and Nagaland Tribals and Members of Scheduled Tribes.

NOTE for PWD Candidates

  • For the post of Inspector Central Excise, Examiner and Preventive Officer, as per CBEC’s letter No. C-18013/23/2013-Ad II B dated 20.11.2013, persons with disabilities will have to meet the physical standards i.e. Height, Chest and Weight prescribed for the post of Inspectors, Central Excise, Examiner and Preventive Officer in CBEC.
  • However, for orthopedically disabled candidates the following relaxation in Physical Test is allowed:
    • (a) The test of “Walking” shall not be insisted in case of OL and OAL categories.
    • (b) The test of “Cycling” shall not be insisted in case of OA, OL and OAL categories.

Physical Test (PET)

Walking and cycling link is done in ssc cgl physical test and it is one of the tough parameter in SSC CGL Physical Standard 2018-19.

CategoryWalkingCycling
Male1600 metres in 15 minutes8 Kms. In 30 minutes
Female1 Km. in 20 minutes3 Kms. in 25 minutes

Note: All the cgl candidates who are opting for above post should make sure that they are fulfilling ssc cgl physical test criteria. later on, NO request for allotting to any other service of post will be entertained by the Commission if the nominated candidate fails to meet the physical requirements of the posts as specified above.

Vision (Eye Sight)

Eye-sight (with or without glasses) in Sub Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.

Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

For post in CBI, physical measurements (including vision test) for candidates will be conducted by the indenting Department (Central Bureau of Investigation).

Eye-sight (with or without glasses) in Sub Inspector in National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.

Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

That’s all on SSC CGL Physical Standard 2018-19, please comment if any questions.

Note on physical standard test in ssc cgl

  • Candidates are advised to make sure before opting for any category of post that they fulfill the requirements for that category.
  • The physical measurements (including vision test) for candidates will be conducted by the concerned Indenting Departments and only those candidates who fulfill the specified physical measurements will be eligible for the respective posts.
  • No request from candidates for allotting to any other service/category of post will be entertained by the Commission if the nominated candidates fail to meet the physical requirements.

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  1. I’ve Diabetes, will that be problem in medicals for SI in CBI?

    1. Not until it is really severe condition while SI Medical exam

  2. Sir I have a flat feet,can i opt for excise inspector in ssccgl

    1. I think, flat feet doesn’t comes under ssc cgl physical criteria. Still we will get back to you on this question

  3. My height is 165 cm ..what should be the weight to qualify for these posts for me ??

    1. Hi Anjani, Female weight criteria is 48 Kgs. Relaxation in weight by 2 kgs. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese, Kumaon Region and Nagaland Tribals and Members of Scheduled Tribes.

  4. sir the vision qualifications are specified only for CBI and NIA inspector post. Are there no vision requirements for inspector (excise) / examiner / preventive officer?

  5. sir what are the vision requirements for inspector (excise)/ examiner/ preventive officer?

    1. Yes vision criteria is only for CBI and NIA. There is no vision criteria for excise/examiner and preventive officer

      1. If I am colour blind then I can apply for which post

        1. all office posts

  6. sir,my height is 162 for which post i should go in ssc cgl.and tell me group of that posts also

    1. You can apply for all the CGL Posts except SI in Central Bureau of Investigation (Min height needed 165 cms) and SI in NIA (Min height needed 170 cms).
      Apart from these two post of sub inspector you can apply for all other posts.

  7. Sir, I have very weak eyesight ..-3.25 . Am I eligible for excise inspector

    1. Please refer eye sight criteria.

  8. Sir/mam is there any criteria of weight for male candidates in any post of ssc cgl?

    1. Yes, Kamal you should have weight as per your height. Height and weight required in ratio.

  9. I have 6/6 vision in my right eye but Ii Cannot see from my left eye as it’s retina is damaged
    So am I eligible for interview posts of SSC cgl?

    1. same que….and same condition

  10. sir….i am color blind…will it create any problem in medical of central excise inspector..it is not mentioned anywhere about color vision test

    1. Medical exam may or may not have below test (based on different circumstances). It is not mentioned but you need to go through meducal test for post which involve physical effort e.g field work.
      Here is the test list.
      Eye Test
      Color Blindness Test
      Flat Foot
      Knock Knee
      Blood Test
      Chest X-Ray
      Ear Check
      Hydrocele Test
      Varicose Veins Test
      Backbone
      Teeth
      Arms
      Piles

      1. Blow legs fit in medical……?

      2. Sir what type of blood test is done.Iam heppatitis b positive am I eligible.
        Sir any of the post am I eligible to apply please reply

  11. i have only one eye due to some tragedy…..so what posts am i eligible for in ssc cgl…plzz reply.

    1. You are eligible under VH category

  12. Sir, I have color blindness problem, am I eligible for desk jobs like ministry of railway, and Afhq.

  13. Sir, i am color blind. which post are available for a color blind person?

  14. Sir my height is 165 cm l want to become under cover officer in NIA

  15. I have piles problem ,did i eligible for ssc post?

    1. for few post (i.e inspector), there is extensive medical check up else for rest of the posts it does not require deep medical check up

  16. Can a Blow legs man apply for CBI job

  17. Bhai meri eye power is very weak. Even after using glass it does not come to 6/6. For which post in SSC cgl I m fit for service. Kindly suggest only if u r sure about it. Already rejected in medical of railway in C1 medical standard. Feeling depressed. My score in pt is 171.5 in tire 1. Aur SSC me medical hota kaise h yeh v batana Bhai log. Plzzzz…. Comment.

    1. What is ur eye power?

  18. Uneven chest allowed in SSC CGL ???

  19. sir, i m preparing for ssc cgl right now, i have 6/6 vision in my left eye and my right eye vision is very week i cant see properly by right eye so, am i able to fill any post preference in ssc cgl so that i can get a post

  20. Sir, My eye sigjt ia too weak its -5.0 so for which department of SI i can give exam in ssc

  21. Sir what if chest expansion is not 5 cm

  22. Sir my height is 140 cm.. Did i eligible for any ssc post??

  23. Sir does any physical and medical test for udc in Boarder raod organisation selected through ssc cgl.

  24. Hey do they check private parts during medical? i got fungal infection around 7 months back on my penile foreskin and i have fordyce spots on both my penis and scrotum. will i be rejected during ssc cgl medical? please reply

  25. Sir I have Asthma can i opt cbi

  26. sir is there any weight criteria for custom officer and income tax officer

  27. Colour blindness person can appear in cgl

  28. I have eye sight glasses of far distant -5 do and all other criteria are met… Am I eligible for all posts?? Pls tell me for which posts I m eligible???

  29. Sir i m sciatica patient.am i eligible for ssc exams and in some posts like income tax or inspector in cbi.

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