About Indian Coast Guard:
Emergence of the Indian Coast Guard on 01 Feb 1977 as a new service was the result of an awareness that had been growing for some time in the Government for the requirement to enforce National Laws in the waters under national jurisdiction and ensure safety of life and property at sea.
Last date for applying online: 5 June 2014
The Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union, offers a challenging and inspiring career in various branches as a Group ‘A’ Gazetted Officer in the rank of Assistant Commandant
||Post Name||Qualification||Age (Born
|Should hold a Bachelor’s degree of recognised university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate. Mathematics and Physics as subject up to intermediate or class XII of 10+2+3 scheme of
education with 60% aggregate marks of both subjects.
|01 Jul 1990
30 Jun 1994
|(i) Engineering degree with 60% marks in aggregate or Should have passed Sections A and B examination from the Institution of Engineers (India)
in any of the discipline listed below with 60% marks. (a) Engineering Branch
Naval architecture or Mechanical or Marine or Automotive or Mechatronics or Industrial and Production or Metallurgy or Design or Aeronautical or Aerospace.
(b) Electrical Branch Electrical or Electronics or Telecommunication or
Instrumentation or Instrumentation and Control or Electronics and Communication or Power Engg. or
Power Electronics. * All the above streams of Engg. must be recognised by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). (ii) 60% marks in aggregate in Physics and Maths in 12th class. or
Three year diploma course with an aggregate of 60%
|01 Jul 1990
30 Jun 1994
|Short Service Appointments. Short Service Appointments as Assistant Commandant for a period of 08 years, which may be extended to 10 years and further extendable upto 14 years.|
and fixed wing)
|12th class pass with 60% marks in
aggregate and should possess current /
valid Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
approved by DGCA on the date of
|01 Jul 1990
to 30 Jun
|Should hold a Bachelor’s degree of
recognised university with minimum
60% marks in aggregate. Mathematics
and Physics as subject up to intermediate or class XII of 10+2+3 scheme of education with 60% aggregate marks of both subjects.
|01 Jul 1990
30 Jun 1994
Note: (i) Maximum 5% relaxation in aggregate in the degree certificate only for SC/ ST candidates, NCC ‘C’ certificate ( ‘A’ grade) holders, Sports person of National level (Inter State & above) and Wards of Coast Guard uniform personnel deceased while in service. No relaxation for 12 th class marks. (ii) While short listing applications for call-up, priority will be given to candidates with higher percentage of marks in the degree. Additional Eligibility Criteria (a) The candidates failed in Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) or suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy are not eligible for Pilot branch however may apply for Navigator (Observer).
Pay Scale : Rs.15600-39100 with grade pay 5400 /-
The Preliminary Selection will be conducted in Jun/ Jul 2014 at following centres or any other centre promulgated by Coast Guard:
|(a) Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (West),
Worli Sea Face, PO- Worli Colony, Mumbai – 400 030
|(b) Coast Guard Store Depot, CG Complex
Near Kalmandapam Police Station, GM Pettai Road,
Royapuram, Chennai – 600 013
|(c) Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (North East)
Synthesis Business Park
6th floor, Shrachi Building, New Town Rajarhat
Kolkata – 700 157
|(d) Coast Guard Selection Board
A-1, Sector-24, Opposite HCL Technologies Ltd.
District-Gautam Budha Nagar, Noida, UP – 201 301
Note: The Changes in address of testing centre if any will be promulgated through the Coast Guard Recruitment website.
Selection Procedure:(a) Short listing of Applications. Short listing criteria will be based on higher percentage of marks in the qualifying examination and the qualifying cut off for a particular branch or centre may be increased more than 60% if more applications with higher %are received.
Medical Standards :a) Height. (i) Asst Commandant (GD) and Technical: 157 cms minimum. Reduction in height for candidates from hilly areas and tribal areas will be in accordance with the Central Govt. regulations. (ii) Asst Commandant General duty (Women) : 152 cms. (iii) Asst Commandant (Pilot) and Asst Commandant Commercial Pilot License (CPL) holders for Short Service Appointment (Men/Women): Minimum 162.5 cms and maximum 197 cms, leg length minimum 99 cms. (b) Weight. Proportionate to the Height and Age, + 10 % acceptable. (c) Chest. Well proportionate, minimum expansion 5 cms. (d) Eye Sight. (i) Asst Commandant (GD) – 6/6 6/9 – Uncorrected without Glass. and Asst Comdt GD(Women) 6/6 6/6 – Corrected with Glass. (ii) Asst Commandant GD(P/N) 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other /CPL Holders SSA correctable to 6/6. (iii) Asst Commandant (Tech) 6/36 6/36–Uncorrected without Glass. 6/6 6/6 – Corrected with Glass.
How To Apply:
(a) Applications will be accepted only ‘Online ‘ from 26 May to 05 Jun 2014 .
The important instructions for filling up of online application s are as follows : –
(i ) The name of the candidate, father/mother’s name and date of birth should be same as mentioned in the 10th class pass certificate.
(ii) Indicate exact percentage of 12th and Graduation marks upto two decimals and this is not to be rounded off.
(iii) Candidates to choose any one venue out of the options displayed.
(iv) Filling up of information like personal email ID and Mobile number of the candidate is compulsory .
The date, time and venue of the test and other information will be informed through pe rsonal email ID . Short Service Appointments . Short Service Appointments as Assistant Commandant for a period of 08 years, which may be extended to 10 years and further extendable upto 14 years.
(d) Pilots (Helicopter and fixed wing) Commercial Pilot License holders 12 th class pass with 60% marks in aggregate and should possess current / valid Commercial Pilot L icense (CPL) approved by DGCA on the date of Preliminary Selection. Male and Female 01 Jul 1990 to 30 Jun 1996 (both dates inclusive).
(e) General Duty(Women) Should hold a Bachelor’s degree of recognised university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate. Mathematics and Physics as subject up to intermediate or class XII of 10+2+3 scheme of education with 60% aggregate marks of both subjects. Female 01 Jul 1990 to 30 Jun 1994 (both dates inclusive).
To fill up “Online” application the candidates need to logon to the Website www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in and click on opportunities button. Read the instruction carefully and proceed