X-ray chest PA view, ECG, Blood test includes Heamogram, Urine examination, Eye examination, Ear examination-including audiometry and tympanometry,,HIV and HBSA Australia antigen against Hepatitis B.Why do you recommend EEG? Is it recommended by DGCA?
EEG is generally required for class 1 medical examination, for which class 2 forms the basis. If there are certain changes in the EEG they are detected early ,and further guidance and recommendations are provided. This would save the candidates valuable time and effort put into pilot training. DGCA does not recommend EEG as an essential screening test for Class2 medical. This is just a recommendation based on experience. You are free to avoid this at the time of Class 2 medical exam.Would these be the only test?
No, on the basis of the above results and general physical examination, if required more tests like Liver function test, Kidney function test .fasting sugars , ECHO and ultrasound may be advised. All this would be case to case basis.
You would be advised treatment and told about the acceptable range. This would be done as per DGCA guidelines.Can I get treatment from my local/family doctors for the medical disorders detected if any?
Yes, you are free to get treatment from your Doctor or the hospital of your choice.How many days would it take for the examination to be over?
It would generally take 2-3 days. On the first day you fill the form for medical examination .If you are fasting you can get blood tests done, ECG and X-ray. The next day your reports shall be reviewed and discussed .If everything is in order the file along with all the investigations shall be sent to DGCA by Speed Post. The receipt of the same shall be handed over to you. In future correspondence you shall hear directly from DGCA .When you get the DGCA computer number you can track the application online.Can I personally deliver the reports and the medical examination form to DGCA?
No. These documents contain vital and confidential information about the candidate. These are not to be manipulated / tampered with in any way. Hence it is the responsibility of the medical examiner to ensure that it reaches DGCA directly.How much time would it take for the processing of the application at the DGCA?
DGCA generally takes 6 weeks to process the application. You would be informed and given a computer no and the application will be in process and progress of which can be monitored on the DGCA website.
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For more questions and quarries please feel free to contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org call 9810012126.Dr Satish K Bhardwaj MD DGCA Certified Class II and III medical examiner.