Indian Coast Guard Recruitment | Assistant Commandant | 02 / 2017 Batch | Across India


About Indian Coast Guard Recruitment – Assistant Commandant – 02/2017 Batch – Across India :

The Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union, offers a challenging career to young and dynamic Indian candidates for various branches as an Assistant Commandant(Group ‘A’ Gazetted Officers) and invites ‘online’ application.

Defence Wing : Indian Coast Guard

Position : Assistant Commandant

Salary : Rs 56100/- per month + Various allowances & benefits

Eligibility Criteria :

Branch , Educational Qualifications & Age Limits :

  1. General Duty : Only Male
    1. Should hold a Bachelor’s degree of recognised university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (ie. 1 st Semester to 8th Semester for BE/B.Tech or 1st year to last year for Bachelor Degree Candidates wherever applicable). Mathematics and Physics as subjects up to intermediate or class XII of 10+2+3 scheme of education or equivalent with 60% aggregate marks in Maths & Physics [Candidates not in possession of Physics & Maths in 10 + 2 (Intermediate) level or equivalent are not eligible for General Duty (GD) & General Duty (Pilot)].
    2. Age Limit : 01 Jul 1992 to 30 Jun 1996 (both dates inclusive).
  2. General Duty (Pilot) : Only Male
    1. Educational Qualification same as General Duty
    2. Age Limit : 01 Jul 1992 to 30 Jun 1998 (both dates inclusive).
  3. Technical branch (Mechanical and Electrical) : Only Male
    1. (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.
      1. Engineering Branch : Naval architecture or Mechanical or Marine or Automotive or Mechatronics or Industrial and Production or Metallurgy or Design or Aeronautical or Aerospace
      2. Electrical Branch : Electrical or Electronics or Telecommunication or Instrumentation or Instrumentation and Control or Electronics and Communication or Power Engg. or Power Electronics.
      3. All the above streams of Engg. must be recognised by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).
      4. Atleast 60% marks in aggregate in Physics and Maths in 12th class. Or Three year diploma course with an aggregate of 60%
    2. Age Limit : 01 Jul 1992 to 30 Jun 1996 (both dates inclusive).
  4. Law : Only Male
    1. A Degree in Law with minimum 60 % marks from a recognised University. (Three years degree in Law after graduation) or (Five years after 10+2 examination)
    2. Age Limit : 01 Jul 1987 to 30 Jun 1996 (both dates inclusive)
  5. Pilots (CPL) : Both Male & Female :  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
    1. 12th class pass with 60% marks in aggregate and should possess current / valid Commercial Pilot License (CPL) issued/validated by DGCA on the date of submission of application.
    2. Age Limit : 01 Jul 1992 to 30 Jun 1998 (both dates inclusive).

Selection Process :

The Preliminary Selection will be commenced from Dec ’16 / Jan ’17 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 :

After successfully shortlisting of applications, candidates have to go into two stages of selection.

Stage – I : Preliminary Selection

Shortlisted candidates will be called for Preliminary Selection at given date and time which will consist of Mental Ability Test/ Cognitive Aptitude Test and Picture Perception & Discussion Test (PP&DT). The aptitude test will be in English only and will be objective type. During PP&DT the candidates are expected to speak and discuss in English. However they are free to speak in Hindi if they wish to do so. Date/ time and venue of Preliminary Selection once allotted will not be changed at any stage.

Stage – II : Final Selection Board

The candidates qualifying above Preliminary Selection will be called for Final Selection. The date and venue for Final Selection Board (FSB) will be uploaded on Indian Coast Guard website . The Final Selection will consist of Psychological Test, Group Task and Interview (Personality test).

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 :

Application will start from 24 Nov 2016 and ends on 10 Dec 2016 for GD / Tech Branches and from 14 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016 for Law Branch.

Apply Link : Click Here

Official Notification : Click Here


  1. Thanks for sharing information about Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2017.i think this recruitment drive will happen in bulk and once in a there any reservation available for SC/ST


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