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IES 2019 Medical Standards


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Many candidates have asked us about UPSC ESE/IES medical criteria for physical examination. In this article we are going to list complete medical requirements for ESE/IES candidate. This is written in technical language provided by UPSC. If you are not able to grasp it completely then you should take advice of a doctor. 

1# Height & Chest Measurement :

ServiceGenderHeightChest Girth  Fully ExpandedExpansion
BRES. Gr. ‘A’ in Border

Roads Organisation

Male152 cm84 cm5 cm
Female150 cm79 cm5 cm
MES  Service Gr. ANot  Required5 cm
 Indian Ordnance

Factories Service Gr. A

Not Required5 cm

2# Vision :

S. No.ServiceDistant VisionNear Vision
Better Eye
(Corrected Vision)
Worse EyeBetter Eye
(Corrected Vision)
Worse Eye
A. Technical
1Railway Engineering


(EE, ME, CE &


6/6 or 6/96/12  or  6/9J/IJ/II
21. Central Engineering

Service, Group-A

2. Central Electrical

and Mechanical

Engineering Service, Gr. A

3. Central Water


Service Gr ‘A’

4. Central Power


Service Gr ‘A’ &Gr ‘B’

5. Central Engineering

Service (Roads), Group-A

6. Indian Radio Regulatory

Service Gr ‘A’

7. Indian Telecommunication

Service Gr. ‘A’, J.T.O

Gr. B, 8. Assistant Executive


in P&T Building works

(Gr. ‘A’) Service

9. Indian Naval

Armament Service.

Indian Naval

Stores Service,

10.  Indian Ordnance Factories

Service Group A.

Survey of India Gr ‘A’ Service,

11. Indian Inspection

Service (Asstt. Dir.


6/6 or 6/96/12 or 6/9J/IJ/II
31. AEE Gr ‘A’ in Corps

of EME

2. Military Engineer

Service, Gr. A. (IDSE)

3. AEE(QS&C) in

Military Engineer Service(MES)

Surveyor Cadre

4. BRES Gr.‘A’ in

Border Roads


6/6 or 6/96/18 or 6/9J/IJ/II
B. Non Technical
41. Indian Railway

Stores Service

2. Indian Supply

Service Gr ‘A’

3. Geological

Survey of India


Service Gr ‘A’

6/96/12  J/IJ/II

3# Colour Perception Criteria :

S. No.GradeHigher Grade of Colour PerceptionLower Grade of Colour Perception
1Distance Between

the Lamp & the


16 Feet16 Feet
2Size of aperture1.3 mm13 mm
3Time of Exposure5 seconds5 seconds

1. Technical Services or Posts Requiring Higher Grade Colour Perception :

S. No.Name of Technical Services
1.Railway Engineering Services
2.Indian Defence Service of Engineer (IDSE)
3.Central Engineering Service (Roads)
4.(Central Power Engineering Service. (Gr. ‘A’ and Gr. ‘B’)
5.(Assistant Executive Engineer (Group ‘A’) in the Corps of EME
6.(BRES Group ‘A’ in Border Roads Organisation
7.Survey of India, Group ‘A’ Service
8.Assistant Executive Engineer(QS&C) in Military Engineer Service(MES) Cadre
9.(Indian Inspection Service (Asst. Dir. Grade-I)

2. Technical Services or Posts Requiring Lower Grade Colour Perception :

S. No.Name of Technical Services
1.Central Engineering Service
2.Central Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Service
3.Indian Naval Armament Service
4.Indian Naval Stores Service
5.Indian Ordnance Factory Service
6.Central Water Engineering Service
7.Indian Radio Regulatory Service
8.Geological Survey of India Gr ‘A’ Service
9.Asstt. Executive Engineer in P&T Building Works Gr ‘A’ Service

3. Technical Services or Posts for which Colour Perception is not Required :

S. No.Name of Technical Services
1.Indian Telecommunication Service Group ‘A’
2.Junior Telecom Officer (General Central Service Group ‘B’ Gazetted, Non-ministerial)
3.Indian Railway Store Service, Group ‘A’
4.Indian Supply Service Group ‘A’


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