ICG AC Notification (01/24 batch), Application Form (Out) & Exam Dates

Indian Coast Guard 2024 ( Indian Coast Guard )

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Registration: 25 Jan '23 - 9 Feb '23

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Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on Jan 25, 2023 21:35 IST

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2024: Indian Coast Guard has released ICG Assistant Commandant 2024 on January 25, 2023. The application form is available from January 25 to February 9, 2023. ICG Assistant Commandant notification has been released for 71 vacancies. The notification has been released for General Duty, Commercial Pilot License (CPL-SSA), Technical (Engineering & Electrical/Electronics) & Law.

What is Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Exam?

Indian Coast Guard recruits Assistant Commandants through Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Exam. The recruitment is held for different posts such as Asst. Commandant General Duty (Male), Asst. Commandant General Duty (SSA, Women), Asst. Commandant Commercial Pilot License (CPL) (SSA) both Male and Female, Asst. Commandant (Engineering & Electrical) (Male), Asst. Commandant (Law) both Male and Female.

Indian Coast Guard 2024 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of Indian Coast Guard 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

25 Jan '23 -

9 Feb '23

ICG Navik Application Form

ONGOING

Mar '23

ICG AC Stage 1 exam

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

12 Oct '22 -

14 Oct '22

ICG AC application form correction window

17 Aug '22 -

7 Sep '22

ICG AC Application Form 2023 for 02/23 Batch

27 Jun '22 -

7 Jul '22

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant PSB date for 01/2023 batch

Important Highlights of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2024

The important highlights of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant are given below.

Exam Particulars Exam Details

Exam Name

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Exam

Conducting Body

Indian Coast Guard

Exam Level

National level

Exam Frequency

Two times

Exam Stages

Stage I (Screening Test), Stage-II Preliminary Selection Board (PSB), Stage III Final Selection Board, Stage IV (Medical Exam), Stage V (Induction)

Mode of Exam

Screening Test is conducted in Computer Based Mode

Posts Offered

Assistant Commandant (Group A Gazetted Officer) - General Duty, General Duty (Pilot/Navigator), General Duty (Women/SSA), Technical (Engineering & Electrical & Electronics), Commercial Pilot License (CPL-SSA) and Law

Exam Fees

INR 250 (SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of application fees)

Exam Duration

Two hours

No. of Papers and Total Marks

GD/PN/CPL/SSA(Women) entry ): Four sections (400 marks)

Mechanical Entry: Five sections (400 marks)

Electrical & Electronics Entry: Five sections (400 marks)

Total Questions

100 questions

Marking Scheme

Four marks for each correct answer and one negative marking for each incorrect answer

Language/Medium of Exam

English

No. of Test Cities

Stage I Screening test : Across multiple test centres

Stage II PSB: Noida, Mumbai/Goa, Chennai and Kolkata centres

Stage III FSB: Coast Guard Selection Board (CGSB) at Noida

Stage IV Medical: Base Hospital, New Delhi

Stage V (Induction):  INA Ezhimala for Naval Orientation Course (NOC) 

Official Website

www.joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in

Contact Details

Regarding Eligibility, Advertisement and Selection Procedure: 0120-2201340

For Stage II & III: 0120-2201316

Regarding Online Registration, Payment Issues, E-Admit Card: 020-25503108/ 020-25503109

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Notification 2024

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant notification 2024 was released for 01/2024 batch. The notification was released in PDF form and comprises exam-related information. Candidates must check the notification before applying for the exam.

Also Read: Indian Coast Assistant Commandant recruitment dates.

Indian Coast Guard Application Form 2024

Indian Coast Guard 2024 application form is available online now. Candidates are required to register themselves with email ID/mobile number. Candidates can apply for only one post. Candidates are required to upload documents in two phases. Few documents are required at the online application stage and few are to be uploaded if shortlisted for stage II. The application fee is INR 250 and can be paid online. SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of fees.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Eligibility 2024

The eligibility criteria of Assistant Commandant is given below:

Nationality: Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

Educational Qualification and Age Limit

Post Educational Qualification Age Limit

General Duty GD/Pilot/Navigator/Women SSA

Bachelor degree with 60 per cent with Maths, Physics as a subject upto Class 12 level or equivalent

 

Candidates must have born between July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2002 (Five years relaxation for personnel serving in Coast Guard or equivalent personnel in Army/Navy/Air Force) 

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Commercial Pilot CPL SSA

Candidates should have a Class 12 or equivalent qualification with Physics and Mathematics as subject and should have 55 per cent in each of the subjects. Candidates who have completed the diploma are also eligible, they should possess an aggregate of 55 per cent with Physics and Mathematics. They should possess current commercial pilot license issued/validated by Director General Civil Aviation.

Candidates must have born between July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2004

 

 

Technical Mechanical

Candidates should have Engineering degree from recognised university in Naval Architecture or Mechanical or Marine or Automotive or Industrial and production or Metallurgy or design or Aeronautical or Aerospace with minimum 60 per cent aggregate marks.

Candidates must have born between July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2002 (Five years relaxation for personnel serving in Coast Guard)

 

Technical Electrical/Electronics

Candidates should have an Engineering degree in Electrical or Electronics or Telecommunication or Instrumentation or Instrumentation and Control or Electronics and Communication or Power Engineering or Power Electronics with 60 per cent marks.

Candidates must have born between July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2002 (Five years relaxation for personnel serving in Coast Guard)

Law Entry

Candidates need to have a degree in law from a recognised university.

Candidates must have born between July 1, 1993 to June 30, 2002

Few important points related to the eligibility criteria are given below:
  • Maximum five percent relaxation in aggregate in the degree certificate for SC/ST candidates. No relaxation is applicable for Class 12 marks except CPL-SSA entry
  • Only the candidates who have cleared final year of their degree are eligible to apply
  • Candidates should not have any past record of detention or prosecution
  • Candidates from reserved category will enjoy age relaxation as per government rules
  • Candidates who have not completed their Law Degree yet, need not apply. The application will not be accepted in such cases
  • SC/ST candidates, NCC ’C’ (A grade) holders, Sports person of National level (Inter State & above) and wards of Coast Guard uniform personnel deceased while in service will get maximum 5 per cent relaxation in aggregate in the marks obtained in degree. This relaxation rule is not applicable for Class 12 marks

Indian Coast Guard Preparation Tips

Few tips and tricks to crack Indian Coast Guard exam are given below:

  • Understand the syllabus and exam pattern
  • Prepare a study routine and follow that dilligently
  • Solve mock tests to improve speed and accuracy
  • Attempt previous years' question papers
  • Find out the important topics for the exam

Indian Coast Guard Syllabus 2024

Candidates can check below Indian Coast Guard Syllabus:

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System
  • Percentage and Average
  • Time, Distance, Work
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Simplification
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Number Series

General English: Comprehension, Sentence Rearrangement, Direct/Indirect Speech, Unseen Passages, Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases, Synonyms, Fill in the Blanks, Transformation of Sentences. 

Reasoning: Figural Analogy, Drawing inferences, Clocks and Calendars, Number Series, Embedded figures, Mathematical Reasoning, Statements and Arguments, Blood relation, Similarities and differences, Coding and de-coding, Alphabet Series, Linear and Circular Sitting Arrangements and Puzzles. 

General Sciences (Physics): Physical World and Measurement, Work, Power, and Energy, Laws of Motion, Gravitation, Kinematics, Solids and Fluids, Waves and Oscillations, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism, Optics, Principles of Communication, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations.

General Sciences (Chemistry): Photochemistry, Electrochemistry, Thermodynamics, Organic Synthesis, Quantum Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Bio-inorganic chemistry, Chemistry of Transition elements, Inorganic reaction mechanism, Nuclear chemistry, Acids and Bases, Redox Reactions, Structure and Bonding, Analytical Chemistry and Analytical Techniques. 

Indian Coast Guard Exam Pattern 2024

Indian Coast Guard exam pattern is such that it is divided into Stage I, II, III, IV and V. The exam pattern is different for different stages of selection. Indian Coast Guard exam pattern is explained below in detail. 

Stage I (Screening Test): The structure of the screening test is given below.

Section Subjects No of Questions (100 per section) Total Marks (200 per section) Duration

Section-I (for GD/PN/CPL/ SSA(Women) entry )

A: English

25

100

2 Hrs

B: Reasoning & Numerical Ability

25

100

C: General Science & Mathematical aptitude

25

100

D: General Knowledge

25

100

Section II (for Mechanical entry)

A: English

10

40

2 Hrs

B: Reasoning & Numerical Ability

10

40

C: General Science & Mathematical aptitude

10

40

D: General Knowledge

10

40

E: Mechanical

60

240

Section III (for Electrical & Electronics entry)

A: English

10

40

2 Hrs

B: Reasoning & Numerical Ability

10

40

C: General Science & Mathematical aptitude

10

40

D: General Knowledge

10

40

E: Electrical & Electronics

60

240

Stage II: This stage comprises Computerised Cognitive Battery Test (CCBT) and Picture Perception &Discussion Test (PP&DT). 

Stage III: This stage comprises Psychological Test, Group Task and Interview (Personality test).

Stage IV: Candidates need to undergo medical exam at the base hospital, Delhi

Stage V: Candidates who clear Stage IV are selected for training on the basis of the performance in Stage I and III

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Selection Process

The selection process of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant selection process is explained below:

Stage-I (Screening Test): All registered candidates are required to appear for screening test. The test comprises MCQ pattern questions with maximum 400 marks. The total number of questions are 100. The duration of the test is two hours. All India category wise merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks scored in Stage-I (Screening Test) of CGCAT examination.

Stage-II (PSB): This stage is conducted for the shortlisted candidates of Stage I exam. The test comprises Computerised Cognitive Battery Test (CCBT) and Picture Perception & Discussion Test (PP&DT). The Stage-II examination is only of qualifying nature. 

Stage-III Final Selection Board (FSB): FSB is conducted for over five days. This stage comprises Psychological Test, Group Task and Interview (Personality test). The board conference is held on the last day and thereafter recommended candidates are sent for Stage-IV i.e. initial medical examination. 

Stage-IV: The candidates who clear Stage-III are required to undergo a special medical examination at Base Hospital, New Delhi. Candidates declared unfit in Special Medical Board(SMB) are included in the merit list, because the candidates declared unfit in SMB have the liberty to appeal the verdict and will report for appeal medicals at designated service hospital within 42 days of completion of SMB. If declared unfit during appeal medicals, they have the option for asking for a review of the results. In this case, the approval of the review is accorded from Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) through Directorate of Medical Services/CGHQ. If the review is approved, the designated hospital for the conduct of the review is indicated in the approval. The decision of RMB will be final and no further appeal will be accepted.

Stage V: Candidates who clear Stage IV and stand in All India Merit List will be provisionally selected for training and are required to report at INA Ezhimala for Naval Orientation Course (NOC) as per the instructions. The All India Merit List is based on combined marks of Stage-I and Stage-III. Candidates reporting at INA Ezhimala for training are required to first undergo photo and biometric verification.

Indian Coast Guard Exam Centres 

The screening test will be conducted at multiple exam centres spread throughout the country. Candidates are required to give preferences for exam city in the application form for Stage I process. Candidates are to fill first choice within 30 kms from the present/ communication residence. If no examination city is within 30 kms from the current
address then the nearest city from current address has to be the first choice of the candidate. Stage II exam will be conducted at Noida, Mumbai/Goa, Chennai and Kolkata centres. Stage III exam will be conducted at the Coast Guard Selection Board (CGSB), Noida. Stage IV will be conducted at Base Hospital, New Delhi. 

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Admit Card 2024

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant admit card will be released online for different stages of exam. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter the required credentials. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. 

Indian Coast Guard Result 

Indian Coast Guard result for each stage of selection procedure from Stage-I to V is declared online. Candidates can download their results by logging with the required credential. The Stage I result is announced tentatively within 30 days.

Indian Coast Guard Cutoff 

Indian Coast Guard cutoff for the screening is given below.

Section Subjects Revised Qualifying Marks Previous Qualifying Marks

Section-I (for GD/CPL-SSA

entry )

A: English

200(UR/EWS/OBC)

180 (SC/ST)

 

{50 (UR/EWS/OBC)

45 (SC/ST)

(for each subsection)}

200(UR/EWS/OBC)

190 (SC/ST)

 

{50 (UR/EWS/OBC)

 

 

45 (SC/ST)

(for each subsection)

 

B: Reasoning & Numerical Ability

C: General Science & Mathematical aptitude

D: General Knowledge

Section II (for Mechanical entry)

A: English

200(UR/EWS/OBC)

180 (SC/ST)

 

{80 (UR/EWS/OBC)

72 (SC/ST)

(for sub section A to D)}

80 (UR/EWS/OBC)

72 (SC/ST)

(for sub section A to D)

 

120 (UR/EWS/OBC)

108 (SC/ST)

(for sub section E)

 

B: Reasoning & Numerical Ability

C: General Science & Mathematical aptitude

D: General Knowledge

E: Mechanical

120 (UR/EWS/OBC)

108 (SC/ST)

(for sub section E)

Section III (for Electrical & Electronics entry)

A: English

200(UR/EWS/OBC)

180 (SC/ST)

 

{80 (UR/EWS/OBC)

72 (SC/ST)

(for sub section A to D)}

80 (UR/EWS/OBC)

72 (SC/ST)

(for sub section A to D)

 

120 (UR/EWS/OBC)

108 (SC/ST)

( for sub section E)

 

B: Reasoning & Numerical Ability

C: General Science & Mathematical aptitude

D: General Knowledge

E: Electrical & Electronics

120 (UR/EWS/OBC)

108 (SC/ST)

( for sub section E)

FAQs related to Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment

Q: When Indian Coast Guard 2024 Assistant Commandant notification was released?

A: Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2024 notification was released on January 25, 2023 to fill 71 vacancies for General Duty (GD), Commercial Pilot Licence (SSA), and Technical and Law Entry.

Q: When Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant application form 2024 was released?

A: Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant application form 2024 was released on January 25. The last date to apply for the exam is February 9, 2023.

Q: What is Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment?

A: Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandants are being hired to serve in different positions such as Commandant General Duty (Male), Asst. Commandant General Duty (SSA, Women), Asst. Commandant Commercial Pilot License (CPL) (SSA) both Male and Female, Asst. Commandant (Engineering & Electrical) (Male), Asst. Commandant (Law) both Male and Female. ICG invites application for written and physical fitness test to fill vacancies for these posts.

Q: What is the entry level salary of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant?

A: Starting basic pay of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant is INR 56,100.

Q: What is the age limit to apply for Indian Coast Guard?

A: Candidates between the age group of 18 to 22 years are eligible to apply for various posts under Indian Coast Guard.

Q: What is the selection stages in Indian Coast Guard as Assistant Commandant?

A: The Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant selection process comprises Stage I (Screening Test), Stage-II Preliminary Selection Board (PSB), Stage III Final Selection Board, Stage IV (Medical Exam), Stage V (Induction). 

Q: Is exam for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant conducted in online mode?

A: Yes, the stage I screening test of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant is conducted in computer based mode.

Q: What are the languages of question papers in Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant exam?

A:Question papers of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant are made available both in English. 

Q: Can a final year degree candidates apply for Indian Coast Guard Assistant recruitment?

A: Only candidates who cleared their final year/final semester exams and completed their degrees are eligible to apply for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment. 

Q: What is the qualifying cutoff in graduation for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment?

A: The qualifying cutoff in graduation for Indian Coast Guard Assistant commandant recruitment is 60 per cent. 

Q: What is the promotional level in Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment?

A: The promotions to the ranks are as per the laid down promotion criteria. The following are the promotional avenues in Indian Coast Assistant Commandant recruitment:
  • Assistant Commandant
  • Deputy Commandant 
  • Commandant (JG)
  • Commandant
  • Deputy Inspector General
  • Inspector General
  • Additional Director General
  • Director General
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Comments

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My son could not apply for preliminary selection process due to net issue and last day was 25 Dec 22. What to do now?

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Gurumukh Lamba

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

Wait for the deadline, otherwise, you can apply next time.

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I forget my email and password for coast guard stage 1. What can I do?

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Beginner-Level 5

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