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GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONDUCT OF MEDICAL EXAMINATION:

1. Candidate should be 17 yrs and above for undergoing Class-I Initial Medical.

2. The Class-I Renewal medical is usually done within one day. The Class-I
Initial Medical may take upto 3 days. Candidates/ aircrew need to make their own
travel/ accommodation arrangements.
3. You are requested to report to medical centre on an empty stomach as per
the timings given below:
(a) 10.00 am for medicals at Air Force Station, Palam.

(b) 07.30 am for medicals at all other centres.

4. You need to carry the following:-

(a) Copy of the last Medical Assessment & CA-35.

(b) Two passport size photographs and photo id (preferably flying license)

(c) If using spectacles, carry spectacles and a copy of prescription of spectacles.

(d) NOC for delayed/ early/ special medical issued by DGCA, if required.

(e) Any specialist opinion/ report/ certificate/ opinion that was asked for in
the previous medical examination(s).
(f) Investigation reports in original as mentioned at Para No-06.

5. You are advised/informed:

(a) Online deposit of DGCA Medical License Fee: It is decided by the


competent authority that DGCA Medical License fee is to be deposited online wef.
01 Aug 2016. Kindly use https://bharatkosh.gov.in portal for depositing fee. User
guide is available at link https://bharatkosh.gov.in/static/Userguide.aspx. Kindly
ensure one copy of fee is attached along with CA Form 34/34A. Also visit DGCA
websites for details/updates. The fee structure is as mentioned below:

(i) Rs 900/- for Renewal medical and Rs. 1500/- for Initial/Re-Initial
medical.
(ii) Additional amount is charged separately in addition to the above fees
against investigations if done at centres.
(b) Get your ears cleaned of wax prior to the medical.

(c) Serving officers of Indian Army/ Indian Navy / IAF/ Coast Guard are required
to bring
(i) NOC from competent authority & AFMSF-1 (Unit copy) for Class-I
Initial Medical.
(ii) Current Medical Category certificate from AMA/ SMO of parent unit for all
medical examinations.
(d) In case you are not an Indian national, kindly apply for security clearance
(MoD) through Medical Section at DGCA (Form appended). You also need to
carry your passport (with visa).
6. (a) List of investigations to be carried out for Class-I Medical Examination:

INVESTIGATION PERIODICITY
Blood Hb %, TLC & DLC Every medical
Urine RE, ME & specific gravity Every medical
ECG Initial Medical, then
30-40 once every 2 year
40-60 once a year
60-65 every medical
Pure Tone Audiogram Initial Medical, then
Upto 40 yrs Once in 5 years
40-60 Once in 2 years
60-65 every medical
USG Abdomen & pelvis Initial Medical
At age 35, 40, 45, 50 & 55
At age 60
Then from 60-65 - once in 2 years
Blood Sugar (F&PP) & Hb A1C At age 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 57 & 59
At age 60
60-65 Annually
Lipid Profile At age 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 57 & 59
At age 60
Then from 60-65 - once in 2 years (Annually
for post-CABG/ PTCA/ MI cases)
TMT At age 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 57 & 59
At age 60
Then from 60-65 - once in 2 years (Annually
for post-CABG/ PTCA/ MI cases)
2D Echo of heart At age 60
Then from 60-65 - once in 2 years (Annually
for post-CABG/ PTCA/ MI cases)
MPI scan Only for post CABG/ PTCA/ Myocardial
Infarction cases once in 2 years
TMT need not be done in the year when
MPI scan is done.
Blood Urea, Serum creatinine, Uric At age 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 57 & 59
acid, LFT, SGOT & SGPT At age 60
Then from 60-65 - once in 2 years
Serum PSA At age 60
Then from 60-65 - once in 2 years
CXR Initial then
At age 60
CART Only for post CABG/ PTCA/ Myocardial
Infarction cases - Once in 5 years

Medicals at IAM & AFCME - Routine Blood investigation (Hb, TLC, DLC), Urine RE/ME,
ECG & Chest X-Ray (for initial medical) are conducted by themselves. All other
investigations are required to be carried by individual (Additional amount is charged for
investigations done at centres).
(b) Additional investigations will be required if you are found to have any
of the following conditions:-
(i) If overweight/ obese, investigations as per para 11 of AIC 9/2008
( http://dgca.nic.in/medical/med-rule-ind.htm).

(ii) If anaemic (Hb% <13 for male and 11.5 for female) - Hb, PCV, MCH,
MCHC/ Trbc, Peripheral Blood Smear, Platelet count, reticulocyte count
and serum ferritin.
(iii) If Underweight (BMI <18), Blood Sugar F & PP, ESR, CXR (PA view),
thyroid profile (T3, T4, TSH), Blood Urea, s creatinine & uric acid, LFT,
SGOT, SGPT.

(iv) Hypertension As per AIC 10/2008 (


http://dgca.nic.in/medical/med- rule-ind.htm).
(v) Diabetes As per AIC 3/2007 ( http://dgca.nic.in/medical/med-
rule- ind.htm).
(vi) Diseases covered under AICs- investigations as applicable.

(c) Based on history/ clinical examination, any other investigation/ opinion/


report may be requested by the IAF centre to come to a conclusion about medical
fitness.
7. Appointment sought on furnishing false information shall summarily be cancelled
on the day of appointment or on receiving the PMR file at centre.
8. It is
Note: All investigation reports need to be in original and signed by concerned specialist.
The investigation reports should be done within 4wks period of appointment. Reports
signed by technician/ bio chemists or unsigned computer print will not be accepted. The
reports need to be from either

(a) NABH certified hospital/ NABL certified laboratory, or

(b) For aircrew employed with operators company empanelled laboratories


but report countersigned by doctor from Airline Medical Department.