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Railway Medical Standards: RRB NTPC Eye Vision for ASM, Guard, TA

Railway Medical Test Standards – RRB NTPC Eye Vision Test for ASM, Goods Guard & TA: Candidates with Station Master (ASM), Goods Guard and Traffic Apprentice (TA) post preference are need to be ready for strict Medical Test for final selection as Railway is going to announce RRB NTPC Result by the end of this month.

Railway has provided another chance to Fill RRB NTPC Post preference order.  

As we all know, Indian Railway is known for its Medical Test Standards. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of railway staff. Railway maintains high criteria for medical especially eye standards for its RRB NTPC Recruitment Process. Details of A-2 and C-1 Eye vision standards are given below.

RRB NTPC Eye-Vision Standard for ASM, Goods Guard, TA

What are the Eye-Vision Standards for ASM, Goods Guard, Traffic Apprentice (TA) and other posts under RRB NTPC 03/2015 recruitment. Many aspirants had committed mistake while choosing Post Preference in Railway Non-Technical Recruitment for various Graduate categories posts. Those candidates are now worrying about their selection as Railway is serious when it comes to Eye Vision Test of ASM, Goods Guard and TA posts.

RRBB NTPC Exam is for Goods Guard, Traffic Assistant, Senior Time Keeper, Traffic Apprentice (TA), Commercial Apprentice (CA), Senior Clerk cum Typist, Assistant Station Master (ASM), Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC) and Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist (JAA) posts. Here in the post below, we have shared details of Railway Medical Test Standard & Eye-Vision Test for RRB NTPC 2017.

Railway Medical Test Standards & Eye Vision Rules

The candidates recommended for appointment will have to pass requisite medical fitness tests conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the Assistant Station Master, Goods Guard, Traffic Apprentice and other posts. The medical requirements against RRB NTPC 03/2015 for different medical standards & different categories are outlined below:

A-2 : Eye-Vision standard

Physically fit in all respects.
Visual Standards – Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses/ contact lens.
Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 without glasses/ contact lens.
Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Field of Vision & Night Vision must be present.

What are the post come under A-2 Category?
  1. Traffic Apprentice (TA).
  2. Assistant Station Master (ASM).
  3. Goods Guard.

C-1 : Eye-Vision standard

Physically fit in all respects.
Visual Standards – Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.
Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

What are the post come under C-1 Category?
  1. Jr. Accounts Assistant cum Typist (JAA)
  2. Sr. Clerk cum Typist
  3. Enquiry cum Reservation clerk (ECRC)
  4. Traffic Assistant
  5. Sr. Time Keeper

What is 6/6, 6/9, 6/12, 6/18 Eye Vision?

These 6/6, 6/9, 6/12, 6/18 Eye vision are called Visual Acuity Standard that are measured using Snellen’s chart. A group of letters are printed in different font sizes which a person has to read standing from a particular distance. Check out the picture given below for details.
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When you visit to test your eyes, you will be asked to read the letters in each row from a distance of 6 metres.

1. If you score 6 / 6, it means you are able to see things located 6 metres away. This is considered to be the normal condition.

2. 6 / 9 denotes that you are seeing objects from 6 mtrs, which are normally seen by a person who is at 9 mtrs. It implies that your vision is slightly below the normal condition.

3. 6 / 12 & 6 / 18 – It means you are able to read letters at 6 mtrs, what a normal person can read at 12 mtrs & 18 mtrs. This is also not a normal condition.

RRB NTPC Medical Test Selection Rules

  • Before indicating option(s) for categories in Online application, the applicants must ensure that he/she full fills the prescribed medical standards for that category/post.
  • Candidates qualifying in examinations for these posts but failing in prescribed medical examination will not, under any circumstances, be considered for any alternative appointment.
  • Candidates who do not fill the prescribed medical standards need not apply
  • The above medical standards ( Criteria) are indicative and not exhaustive and apply to candidates in general
  • For Ex-serviceman different standard apply.