Medical verification is mandatory for the candidates appearing in SSC CPO 2022 exam. Candidates who qualify Paper 2 are then medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPF or Assistant Surgeon belonging to Grade 1 of any Central/ State Government Hospital or Dispensary or any other Medical Officer. Candidates, who do not meet the medical eligibility are informed about their position, such candidates can make an appeal to Review Medical Board (RMB) within the specified time limit of 15 days. Candidates must note that decision of RMB is considered final and candidates cannot appeal further to the RMB.
Eye test: The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 without wearing glasses, and near vision must be N6 and N9 of both eyes and without correction. Candidates have to undergo a complete eye-checkup and the test includes Irish check, near sight vision, and far sight vision. Candidates are also not permitted to wear eye lenses on the day of the exam as the officials will check by rubbing the eyes. A candidate should not have squint in eyes and must possess high colour vision.
Lasik Surgery: Candidates who have undergone Lasik surgery are disqualified in the Medical Exam. Medical Officers cannot determine whether the candidate has undergone Lasik Surgery without the machine test, or the candidate admits it by himself. Moreover, Medical Officers are not allowed to conduct the medical tests, therefore, the candidate must answer according to his discretion.
Colour Blindness Test: Candidates would also need to undergo colour blindness wherein they would be asked to read numbers in a colour dotted book to recognize colours
Flat Foot and Knock Knee Check: Knock Knee test is done to check whether candidate’s knees touch each other while standing perpendicular to the ground, if the candidate’s knees touch each other at this position then they are disqualified. In a Flat foot test, the shape of the candidate’s foot is checked. The candidate must have curved feet to qualify for this test.
Urine Sample Collection: It is a routine sample check-up
Sharp Sensibility Checkup Test of Nose-Ear-Mouth and Teeth
Blood Test: The candidate’s blood sample is taken to check haemoglobin, STD, and any such diseases
Physical Body Check: The candidate’s Blood Pressure, BMI and whole body is examined under this checkup
X-Ray of Chest: This test is done only for male candidates
Hand Movement Test: Candidates should have efficient movement of hands and perfect hand carrying angles
In addition to the aforementioned major tests, the following small tests are also conducted for SSC CPO Exam:
Teeth: The candidate’s teeth must be properly aligned and countable
Ear: The candidate’s ear must be clean (clean your ear with earbuds before the medical test)
Varicose veins: These veins are found from the stomach to feet and are responsible for varicocele
Hydrocele & Piles: The candidate should not face any of these issues
Arms: Arms of the candidate should move properly
Backbone: The candidate’s backbone should be in proper position and straight up the order