What Are The General Grounds For Rejection Of Candidates In SSC GD Medical Examination?

SAFALTA ACADEMICS Published by: suzan poudel Updated Tue, 11 May 2021 09:15 PM IST


This article will address the ground on which candidates can be rejected during the Medical round  process of SSC GD's Selection process 

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This article will address the ground on which candidates can be rejected during the Medical round  process of SSC GD's Selection process  . It is important for candidates to keep a detailed note of every component of the exam so that they can know all those components that can lead to rejection.

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 Candidates having any disease/ deformity as mentioned under will lead to rejection. Details are as under:

(i) Indication of any chronic disease like tuberculosis, syphilis, or other venereal disease, rheumatoid/ any type of arthritis, hypertension etc.
(ii) Bronchial or laryngeal disease like Asthma, chronic Tonsillitis & Adenoids etc.
(iii) Indication of valvular or other disease of heart.
(iv) Generally impaired constitution, so as to impede efficient discharge of training/ duties.
(v) Low standard vision.
(vi) Any degree of squint.
(vii) Otitis media.
(viii) Deafness, any degree of impaired hearing
. (ix) Stammering, as specified later.
(x) Loss of/ decay of teeth resulting in reduction of dental points below.
(xi) Wearing of half or complete artificial denture.
(xii) Contraction or deformity of chest and deformity of joints.
(xiii) Abnormal curvature of spine (exact nature, e.g., kyphosis, scoliosis, lordosis etc. to be specified).
(xiv) Abnormal Gait.
(xv) Wax (Ears)
(xvi) Deviated Nasal Septum.
(xvii) Under sized chest.
(xviii) Piles (xix) Tonsillitis.
(xx) Abnormal Blood Pressure.
(xxi) Overweight/ underweight.
(xxii) Endocrinal disorders.
(xxiii) Mental or nervous instability- evidence of nervous instability.
(xxiv) Defective intelligence.
(xxv) Any type of hernia.
(xxvi) Chronic skin disease like vitiligo, Leprosy, SLE, Eczema, Chronic extensive, Fungal dermatitis etc.
(xxvii) Any congenital abnormality, so as to impede efficient discharge of training/ duties.
(xxviii) Anal fistula, haemorrhoids and other anorectal diseases as specified later.
xxix) Deformity of feet like Flat foot, Club foot, plantar warts etc.
(xxx) Epilepsy.
(xxxi) Nystagmuss/ Progressive Pterygium.
(xxxii) Hydrocede/ Phimosis.
(xxxiii) Cubitusvarus/ Valgus.
(xxxiv) Polydactyl of hands/ feet.
(xxxv) Undescended testis, atrophic testis, marked varicocele, testicular swellings.
(xxxvi) Varicose veins.


Cases of Varicose veins, even if operated, are not to be accepted because basic defect remains unchanged.
(xxxvii)Any evidence of implants in situ anywhere in body will lead to rejection
(xxxviii) In females, the carrying angle of more than 20º will lead to rejection on the ground of cubitus valgus.
(xxxix) Gynaecomastia.
(xl) Per speculum and Per Vaginal examination are not to be performed in an unmarried candidate; however inspection of genitalia is to be done to rule out any obvious pathology.
(xli) Evidence of major abnormalities or defects of the genitalia such as change of sex, hermaphroditism, pseudohermaphroditism, or gonadal dysgenesis or dysfunctional residuals even after surgical correction of these conditions is disqualifying.
(xlii) If urine test for pregnancy is positive the candidate will be declared temporary unfit and will be re-examined 6 weeks after the pregnancy is over, either naturally or artificially, subject to the production of a medical certificate of fitness from a registered medical practitioner.
(xliii) Evidence of ovarian cyst or fibroid uterus or any other lump is disqualifying.
(xliv) Evidence of pelvic inflammatory disease, is disqualifying.
(xlv) Congenital absence of uterus or enlargement due to any cause is disqualifying.
(xlvi) Past medical history of diseases or injury of the spine or sacro iliac joints, either with or without objective signs which have prevented the candidate from following a physical active life.
(xlvii) History of spinal fracture/ prolapsed intervertebral disc and surgical treatment.
(xlviii) The following conditions detected radiologically during medical exam:
a. Granulomatous disease of spine.
b. Arthritidies/ spondylosis.
i. Rheumatoid arthritis and allied disorders
ii. Ankylosing spondylitis.
iii. Osteoarthrosis, spondylosis and degenerative joint disease.
iv. Non articular rheumatism (e.g. lesions of the rotator cuff, tennis elbow, recurrent lumbago etc.)
v. Miscellaneous disorders including SLE, polymyositis, vasculitis.
c. Spondylolisthesis/ spondylolysis.
d. Compression fracture of vertebrae.
e. Scheuerman’s disease (Adolescent kyphosis).
f. Loss of cervical when associated with clinically restricted movements of cervical spine.
g. Unilateral/ Bilateral cervical ribs with demonstrable neurological or circulatory deficit.
h. Scoliosis more than 15 degree as measure by Cobb’s method.
i. Degenerative Disc Discase.
j. Presence of schmorl’s nodes at more than one level.
k. Atlanto-occipital and atlantoaxial anomalies.
l. Hemi vertebrae and/ or incomplete block (fused) vertebrae at any level in cervical, dorsal or lumbar spine and complete block (fused) vertebrae and more than one level in cervical or dorsal spine.
m. Unilateral Sacralisation or lumbarisation (Complete or incomplete) at all levels and bilateral incomplete sacralisation or lumbarisation.
n. Any other abnormality if so considered by the specialist.
o. Mild Kyphosis or Lordosis where deformity is barely noticeable and there is no pain or restriction of movement will not preclude acceptance.
p. In case of noticeable Scoliosis or suspicion of any other abnormality or spinal deformity, more than mild, appropriate X-rays of the spine are to be taken and the Examinee referred for specialist’s advice.
q. The following conditions detected on X-ray examination will be disqualifying:
i. Granulomatius disease of spine.
ii. Arthritidies/ spondylosis.
iii. Scoliosis more than 15 degree as measured by Cobb’s method.
iv. More than mild Kyphosis/ lordosis.
v. Spondylolisthesis/ Spondylosis.
vi. Herniated nucleus pulposes.
vii. Compression fracture of Vertebra.
viii. Sacaralisation Disease.
ix. Cervical ribs with demonstrable neurological or Circulatory deficit.
x. Presence of Schmorl’s node at more than one level.
xi. Atlanto-occipital, and atlantoaxial anomalies.
xii. Incomplete Sacaralisation Unilateral or Bilateral
. xiii. Spinabifida other than SV1 and LV5 if completely sacralised.
xiv. Any other abnormality, if so considered by specialist.
r. A candidate should have no past history of mental breakdown or fits.
s. The hearing should be normal. A candidate should be able to hear a forced whisper with each ear at a distance of 610 cms. in a quiet room. There should be no evidence of present or past disease of the ear, nose and throat. Audiometric test will be done for AF. Audiometric loss should not exceed +20 dB in frequencies between 250 Hz and 4000 Hz. There is no impediment of speech.
t. There should be no signs of functional or organic disease of the heart and blood vessels. Blood pressure should be normal.
u. There should be no enlargement of liver or spleen. Any evidence of disease of internal organs of the abdomen will be a cause for rejection.
v. Un-operated hernias will make a candidate unfit. In case of Hernia which will be operated, a minimum of 6 months must have passed prior to final medical examination before commencement of the course.
w. There should be no hydrocele, varicocele or piles.
x. Wear contact lenses or undergone LASIK or any kind of other eye surgery.
y. Urine examination will be done and any abnormality if detected will be a cause for rejection.
z. Any disease of skin which is likely to cause disability or disfigurement will also be a cause for rejection 

NOTE: The candidates must be in good mental and physical health for duties in all places including in high altitude and be fit to serve in border areas with extreme climatic conditions and must be free from any defect likely to interfere with efficient performance of the duties. Above instructions are not exhaustive. Remaining instructions will apply as issued by Government of India from time to time.

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However candiadtes can also file for appeal of Review for the medical examination, but there are certain conditions:

Review medical examination (RME): Ordinarily there is no right of appeal against the findings of the Recruiting Medical Officer or Initial Medical Examination. If any Medical Certificate is produced by a candidate as a piece of evidence about the possibility of an error of judgment in the decision of Initial Medical Board/ Recruiting Medical Officer, who had examined him/ her in the first instance i.e. DME, an appeal can be accepted. Such Medical Certificate will not be taken into consideration unless it contains a note by the Medical Officer from Government District Hospital or above along with registration no. given by MCI/ State Medical Council, to the effect that it has been given in full knowledge of the fact that the candidate has already been rejected and declared unfit for service by CAPF Medical Board, or the recruiting medical officer. If the appeal of a candidate is accepted by CAPF Appellate Authority, his/ her Review Medical Examination will be conducted by CAPF RME Board. The Decision of the CAPF’s Review Medical Boards will be final. No appeal will be entertained against the finding of the second medical i.e. Review Medical Examination.

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