Those who are Recommended by SSB Boards will appear before the medical board for their medical examination. Generally, Medical Board takes 4 to 5 days time to conduct complete Medical Exam of the candidates and thereafter Candidates are sent back to homes. Those who pass the medical exam then waits for Merit list and if their name appears in Merit List then they are given joining instructions to join the academy as per the course. Those who are applying for NDA are examined for both Army and Navy if they didn’t select Air Force as their preference and those who opted for Airforce are examined for various other additional medical standards which are particularly applicable for Flying branch.
What to do if you are not Medically Fit?
Friends, first of all, we would like to tell you that there is two type of Rejection by medical boards one is TR (Temporary Rejection) and another is PR (Permanent Rejection). For example, if you are overweight then you will be Temporary Rejected and if you reduced your weight in the given time then you will be considered fit and let’s say if you have Color Blindness then you will be Permanently Rejected as it is not curable. If you are medically unfit then you will be given the time of about 42 days to prove your medical fitness, for that you have to appeal to the Board. President of the board (Medical) will help you in Appealing for a Review Medical Exam. A Fee of Rs 40. will be charged for filing appeal, Thereafter you have to report to Medical Board within the stipulated period i.e., 42 days.
List of Appeal Medical Hospitals
1.Command Hospital, Southern Command, Pune 2.Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt 3.Command Hospital, Eastern Command, Kolkata 4.Command Hospital, Central Command, Lucknow 5.Command Hospital, Western Command, Chandimandir 6.Command Hospital, Air Force, Bangalore 7.Command Hospital, Northern Command, C/o 56 APO 8.INHS, Ashvini, Mumbai
The exam at Appeal Medical Board will be completed in one day.
Stay during Medical Exam
You are required to follow proper discipline during your stay in the Centre and always wear your medical Chest Number when you are in Campus.
What to do if you declared Unfit by Appeal Medical Board?
If you are declared unfit by Appeal medical board then you may challenge the proceedings and may be granted review of medical procedures based on the merit of the case. Review Medical Board (RMB) are conducted at R&R Hospital Delhi Cantt and AFMC, Pune.
Note – The Medical Exam will not take place at Dehradun, Varanasi and Mysore board at these boards you will be given a separate date for medicals at Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), New Delhi or Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru. It is advised that you should go for a Pre-Medical checkup before proceeding to SSB/Medical Board.