For Group 'Y' Trades (police, defence etc.), candidates require a 10+2 or equivalent in Science, Arts or Commerce.
Group Y (except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician Trades)
Passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central/State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
Group Y (Medical Assistant Trade Only)
Passed 10+2/Intermediate/equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
General Medical Standards for Group Y (except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician Trades) are as follows:
(i)Height: Minimum acceptable height is 152.5 cms.
(ii) Chest: Minimum range of expansion: 5 cm.
(iii) Weight: Proportionate to height and age. However, minimum weight of 55 Kg required for an Operations Assistant (ATS) Trade only.
(iv) Corneal Surgery (PRK/LASIK) shall not be acceptable.
(v) Hearing: Candidate should have normal hearing, i.e. able to hear a forced whisper from a distance of 6 meters with each ear separately.
(vi) Dental: Candidates should have healthy gums, good set of teeth and minimum 14 dental points.
(vii) Health: Candidate should be of normal anatomy without loss of any appendages. He should be free from any active or latent, acute or chronic, medical or surgical disability or infection and skin ailments. The candidate shall be physically and mentally fit to perform duty in any part of the world, in any climate and terrain.