Candidates who complete the initial stages of the exam are eligible to take the medical examination. Those who pass this stage are asked to appear for the final document verification process. The following are the details of the medical examination:
Physical and Mental Health:
The individual cannot have physical conditions including knock knees, flat feet, varicose veins, or squinted eyes.
The candidate must have good physical and mental health. Any physical commitment that can be a hurdle in the duty could be rejected.
The recommended minimums for near vision are N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye).
The minimum distance vision of both eyes should be 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye) without any correction, such as eyeglasses or surgery to improve vision.
In addition, seven challenges will need to be overcome by candidates as part of the selection process for inspectors and sub-inspectors.
- Parallel Rope
- Tarzan Swing
- Monkey Crawl
- Vertical Rope
- Jumping over the Vertical Board
- Jumping on the Horizontal Board
- Holding the rope and jumping from the Board
Tattoo Rules for SSC CPO:
The SSC has strict guidelines on wearing tattoos during physical examination. The rules in this regard will be made public by the MHA (Ministry of Home Affairs).
It is acceptable to wear tattoos on the body that represent the Indian Army’s cultural and religious aspects.
Tattoos on conventional body parts – inside the left forearm and the non-saluting leg, are also allowed on this body part.
The size must be one-fourth of the relevant bodily part.
The tattoo restrictions mentioned above do not apply to sub-inspectors in the Delhi Police.