Name of the Post : Assistant Commandant Indian Coast Guard

  1. 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


General Duty (Male)/General Duty (Pilot) (Male)

Qualification : 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 subject 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)].

Age :

General Duty (Male)

Age (Born between) : 01 Jul 1992 to 30 Jun 1996 (both dates inclusive).

General Duty (Pilot) (Male)

Age (Born between) : 01 Jul 1992 to 30 Jun 1998 (both dates inclusive).

Technical branch (Mechanical and Electrical)

Qualification : (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

Qualification : 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

Qualification : 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) Atleast 60% marks in aggregate in Physics and Maths in 12th class. or Three year diploma course with an aggregate of 60%

Age (Born between) : 01 Jul 1992 to 30 Jun 1996 (both dates inclusive).

Pilots (CPL) (Male and Female)

Qualification : 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.

Age (Born between) :01 Jul 1992 to 30 Jun 1998 (both dates inclusive).

General Duty(Women) (Female)

Qualification : Should hold a Bachelor’s degree of recognised university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate. Mathematics and Physics as subjects up to intermediate or class XII of 10+2+3 scheme of education with 60% aggregate marks of both subjects.

Age (Born between) : 01 Jul 1992 to 30 Jun 1996 (both dates inclusive).

Pay Band : Rs.15600-39100

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.

(b) Candidates withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any other service training
academy are not eligible to appear.

(c) Candidates should not have been arrested, convicted or prosecuted on criminal charges.

(d) Only candidates cleared their final year / final semester exam and completed their degrees are to apply.

Medical Standards.: 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 Hight 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(Pilot) 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.

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.
Stage -I (b) 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. Date/ time and venue of Preliminary Selection once allotted will not be changed at any stage.
Candidates are required to appear at the centre with the following documents:- (i) Two copies of computer generated pre-filled online application form with recent colour passport size photo affixed. (not older than 03 months). (ii) Original pass certificate and marks sheet of 10th class. (iii) Original pass certificate and marks sheet of 12th examination/equivalent. (iv) Original Degree Certificate with all semester / years mark sheets of BE /BTech /Graduation with CPA/CGPA conversion for percentage marks from university. (v) Proof of identity such as passport, driving license, Aadhaar card, voter ID card, college ID card or any other photo identity proof. (vi) Character certificate (should not older than six months on the date called for PSB). (vii) Caste Certificate (if applicable) in original as per Govt. of India format for OBC and State for SC/ST candidates.  (viii) Current and Valid Commercial Pilot License (issued & validated by DGCA) in original and flying log book for Asst Commandant CPL entry only.

Schedule for Preliminary Selection Examination : Candidates to reach the allotted centre at least 30 minutes prior to starting of Exam.
The date and time of the examination will be intimated through candidates e-mail ID and Coast Guard website . Preliminary Selection will be tentatively commenced from 15 Jun 16 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 – 700 161
(d) Coast Guard Selection Board, A-1, Sector-24, Opposite HCL Technologies Ltd. District-Gautam Budha Nagar, Noida, UP – 201 301

Stage -II . Final Selection. The candidates qualifying above Preliminary Selection will be called for Final Selection.

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