SSC Eyesight Requirements

  • Candidates with visual acuity below 6/6 are rejected
  • Refractive errors are unacceptable
  • A strict NO to candidates with color blindness

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Eyesight Criteria for SSC Recruitment

The eyesight criteria for SSC (Staff Selection Commission) recruitment in India can vary depending on the specific examination and post. However, I can provide you with general guidelines regarding the eyesight criteria that are often considered for SSC recruitment:

  1. Visual Acuity: The minimum acceptable visual acuity for distant vision is typically 6/6 or 20/20 in the better eye and 6/9 or 20/30 in the worse eye. This requirement ensures that candidates have good clarity and sharpness of vision.
  2. Refractive Errors: Generally, refractive errors such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), or astigmatism should not exceed certain limits. The specific limits may vary based on the examination and post, but common limits can include:
    • Myopia (including cylinder): -4.00 D (including cylinder)
    • Hypermetropia (including cylinder): +4.00 D (including cylinder)
    • Manifest astigmatism: ±2.00 D
    • Anisometropia: ±2.00 D
  3. Color Blindness: Candidates are usually required to have normal color vision and should not suffer from congenital color blindness. This criterion ensures the ability to distinguish and recognize colors accurately.
  4. Binocular Vision and Squint: Candidates are generally expected to have binocular vision, which refers to the ability to use both eyes together effectively, providing depth perception. The absence of binocular vision or the presence of a squint (strabismus) can impact depth perception and may result in disqualification.

It is important to note that these criteria are provided as general guidelines and can vary based on the specific SSC examination and post. For accurate and up-to-date information, it is advisable to refer to the official notification or advertisement released by SSC for the particular examination you are interested in. The official notification will provide detailed information regarding the eyesight criteria and other eligibility requirements for the specific posts.

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Why LASIK for SSC Recruitment?

LASIK (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis) can be advantageous for SSC (Staff Selection Commission) recruitment as it allows candidates to correct their refractive errors and meet the required eyesight criteria. SSC recruits candidates for various government positions, and having good vision without the need for glasses or contact lenses can enhance their performance in exams, interviews, and job responsibilities.

Eyemantra, a trusted eye care center, is a preferred choice for LASIK surgery in SSC recruitment due to its expertise and reputation. Eyemantra offers advanced LASIK technology, experienced surgeons, and a track record of successful procedures. By choosing Eyemantra, candidates can expect specialized care, personalized attention, and excellent post-operative support. This ensures the best possible visual outcomes, increasing their chances of success in SSC recruitment and facilitating their career advancement in the government sector.

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