ICG or Indian Coast Guard is that Indian Defence force which protects Indian Maritime Interests by enforcing Indian Maritime Law. The ICG has a close cooperation with Indian Navy, Department of Custom Revenue and Department of Fisheries. The ICG o

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ICG or Indian Coast Guard is that Indian Defence force which protects Indian Maritime Interests by enforcing Indian Maritime Law. The ICG has a close cooperation with Indian Navy, Department of Custom Revenue and Department of Fisheries.

The ICG offers different coast guard officer ranks for candidates. They are General-Duty Officers, Pilot Officers, Technical Officers, Law Officers. There are two enrolled personnel category: Yantrik and Navik. While Yantrik are the technicians, navik are the sailors.

Candidates recruited as Yantrik are responsible for mechanical, electrical or aeronautical maintenance and the on-board systems of the Coast Guard vessels & aircrafts. So the candidates aspiring to build their career as an Indian Coast Guard Officer can apply for Indian Coast Guard recruitment.

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Important Dates

Registrations 01 July 2018
Last date to apply online form 10 July 2018
Admit card will be uploaded 21 to 31 July 2018
Recruitment exam date September to October 2018
Merit list will be announced from December 2018 to January 2019
Result will announced December 2018 to January 2019

Application Form

Candidates can apply for Indian Coast Guard Yantrik through online mode. No other mode is applicable for filling application form.

Candidates can visit the official website, www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in and click on Opportunities button to apply online.

Candidates should fill up the form with all the required details, i.e. name of the candidate, parent name, date of birth etc.

All the details should be mentioned according to any relevant document such as Birth certificate, Pass Certificate of 10th standard etc.

Candidates also have to mention their exact Diploma percentage of marks. Candidates should also provide their email address and contact number.

Successfully registered candidates will get a Registration Number which the candidates should note down for future reference

. Candidates have to use their registration number for Admit card retrieval and print out.

Eligibility Criteria

The Indian Coast Guard Yantrik Recruitment Board lays down the following eligibility criteria for the recruitment of candidates:

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have matriculation qualification or equivalent and minimum of 60% aggregate marks of Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics and Telecommunication (Radio/Power) Engineering from any AICTE recognized university.

A relaxation in marks of minimum 5% is given for SC/ST candidates and outstanding National Level sports person obtaining 1st, 2nd and 3rd position in any sports field. Upper marks relaxation is also applicable to Deceased Coast Guard Uniform Personnel’s Wards (Deceased while Service).

Age Limit

The maximum age limit is 22 years and minimum age limit is 18 years. So candidates born between 1st February 1996 and 31st January 2000 are applicable. Upper age relaxation of 5 years is applicable for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates).

Medical test

Candidates must be physically as well as psychologically fit according to a certified medical institution.

Psychical Standards:

Height Minimum 157 Cms
Chest Minimum 05 Cms Expansion
Weight Proportionate to height and age
Hearing Normal
Visuals Standards 6/6 Better Eye and 6/9 worse Eye

Exam Pattern:

The Indian Coast Guard question paper will be comprise of Objective Types question paper, and subject in view of Physics, Maths, Chemistry, General Knowledge, Latest Current Affairs, General English, Reasoning and Quantitative bent test.

Pay Scale and Allowances

Candidates are recruited with a Basic pay of Rs. 29200/-. In addition candidates are paid Yantrik pay of Rs. 6200/- (7th pay commission implementation). Along with these they have Dearness Allowance and considering the nature of duty/place of posting other allowances are paid.

Promotional scope of recruited candidates is up till the post of Pradhan Sahayak Engineer with a Basic Pay of Rs. 47600/- + Yantrik Pay @ Rs. 6200/- along with other allowances (7th Pay Commission Implementation).

Admit Card

The Indian Coast Guard GD Recruitment Admit Card will be declared on 21 July to 31 July 2018, and all the candidate hopeful can download concede card before directed examination 2018-2019.

Selection Process

Candidates are selected through 3 Stages – Written Exam, Physical Efficiency Test and Medical Inspection/Examination. Candidates qualifying the first stage move to the second stage and the third stage respectively.

Written exam: Eligible candidates first have to sit for a written examination.

Physical Efficiency Test: PET is conducted for those candidates who qualify the first stage. The PET consists of 3 rounds:

  1. Candidates must complete 1.6 km run in 7 minutes.
  2. 20 squat-ups for the candidates.
  3. Candidates have to perform 10 push ups.

(Note: Candidates perform Physical Efficiency Test at their own risk)

Medical Inspection: Candidates have to undergo a medical examination declaring their mental and physical fitness status. Candidates clearing Stage 2 will be eligible for Stage 3.

Determination Process:

The Indian Coast Guard division chose hopeful will be founded on composed exam, Physical Fitness test, and Medical Examination test, and all the enlistment test will be led on September to October 2018

Physical Fitness Test:

Hopeful required to Physical Fitness test and Physical Fitness test will be comprise of 1.6 Kms keep running inside 07 moment and 20 Squat ups (Uthak Baithak) and 10 Push-Ups

Examination Center:

The Indian Coast Guard Department Conducted composed placement test of various City, a competitor can check here your examination focus

  • Dehradun
  • Varanasi
  • Paradip
  • Kolkata
  • Secunderbad
  • Tuticorin Port Blair
  • Jalandhar
  • Noida
  • Haldla Kochi
  •  GandhiNagar
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Jodhpur
  • Guwahati
  • Mumbai
  • Bhopal
  • Chennai
  • New Mangalore

Record Required:

  • Concede Card 03 Copies
  • ID Proof
  • Pass port Size Photographs
  • tenth Certificate and Marks sheet
  • Station Certificate
  • Residence Certificate

All the record endorsement in unique alongside validated photocopies ate examination focus.


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