Indian Coast Guard Asst Commandant Recruitment 2023 Notification Out for 01/2024 Batch

Indian Coast Guard Asst Commandant Recruitment 2023: Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant notification for the 01/2024 batch has been released by the authority. Through this recruitment drive, they are going to recruit 71 young and dynamic candidates who are looking to serve the Indian Coast guard as an Assistant Commandant for General duty and Tech (Engg/ Elect) which is a Group ‘A’ Gazetted officer post. The said recruitment is for male and female applicants who can submit their application online from 25th Jan onwards. If you are interested in recruitment and wanted to know about eligibility criteria, selection process, documents required for online application, and other details then read the article given below.

Indian Coast Guard Asst Commandant Recruitment
Indian Coast Guard Asst Commandant Recruitment

Indian Coast Guard Asst Commandant Eligibility Criteria

Only such applicants can apply for the posts that will fulfil the following eligibility criteria: –

Age: –

  • Ground Duty (GD): 1 July 1998 to 30 Jun 2002
  • Commercial Pilot: 1 July 1998 to 30 Jun 2004
  • Technical (Mechanical): 1 July 1997 to 30 June to 2001
  • Technical (Electrical/Electronics): 1 July 1998 to 30 June 2002

Relaxation in age: Applicants who are from the reserved category will receive the relaxation in upper age limit such as:

SC/ST candidates: 5 years

OBC candidates: 3 years

Education qualification: –

  • Applicants must have completed their Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University securing 60 % marks in aggregate (BE/B. Tech)
  • Applicant must have studied Mathematics and Physics upto Intermediate having 60% marks in aggregate.

Relaxation in marks: Applicants who are from SC/ST category will get a relaxation of 5% in aggregate in degree certificate marks, whereas no relaxation is applicable for class 12th marks.

Other Eligibility criteria for the posts

Along with the aforementioned eligibility criteria, there are some additional criteria whose details is given as:

  • During the shortlisting of the application for call-up, such candidates will be preferred who have secured higher percentage marks in their bachelor’s exam.
  • Applicants who have passed their final year or semester’s exam and completed their degree program are only eligible to apply for the post.
  • If any of the applicants have withdrawn from any other service training are not eligible to apply and…
  • Those who have any kind of criminal charges, and are arrested are not eligible for the post.

Indian Coast Guard AC Recruitment 2023: Overview

Post nameAssistant commandant as a general duty
Number of posts71
Recruiting authorityIndian Coast Guard
Batch number01/2024
Selection processPreliminary, Final selection, Medical test, & Merit list
Official website

Indian Coast Guard AC Recruitment Schedule 2023

Online application window open from25 Jan 2023
Last to submit an online application 9 Feb 2023
E-admit card availability
Exam date Preliminary Examination
Result DateTBA
Final selection board exam dateTBA

Selection procedure for the Assistant commandant

Stage I

The application form will be shortlisted based on the higher percentage of marks of the applicant in their qualifying examination but if it was required to increase the qualifying cut off which is currently 60% could be increased at a later stage.

Preliminary selection:

  • Applicants whose application is shortlisted will be called for preliminary selection whose date and time will be available on the E-admit card.
  • This test will consist of a mental ability test/ aptitude test, Picture Perception and Discussion test (PP&DT)
  • The aptitude test will be objective type and available in English only.
  • During the PP&DT test, the applicant must try to speak in English but they are free to speak in Hindi also.
  • The other details about the exam like duration, maximum marks, negative marking, and other details will be available in the due course time.

Stage II

  • Applicants who will qualify preliminary selection round will be called for final selection and the date for the final selection board (FSB) will be announced later
  • FSB round will consist of a psychological test, group task, & Interview, and…
  • During this round documents will be verified so all applicants must produce the same in original on the scheduled date.

Merit list

Applicants recommended for FSB do not confirm their selection because a merit list will be prepared by the authority for those candidates who will clear their medical test and this merit list will be based on the marks secured by them in the written examination and also on the number of vacancies available.

The merit list will be uploaded on the official website of the Indian coast guard around May 2021 and a joining letter will be issued to such candidates. The training for the said posts will be conducted at INA Ezhimala.

Scrutiny of document before written examination

Before the commencement of the written examination applicant documents will be scrutinized, so they need to produce a list of documents whose details are given below: –

  • E-admit card (2 copies) with a recent passport size photo
  • Class 10th and 12th original mark sheet and certificate
  • Degree certificate with all semester mark sheet of BE/B. Tech./ Graduation with CGPA/CPA in original
  • Applicant identity proof such as (driving license, Aadhar card, passport, voter ID or any other)
  • Caste certificate in original for OBC NCL candidates only
  • Character certificate (not older than 6 months from the date of PSB)
  • 12 recent colours passport size photograph

Note: If any of the applicants are not in the possession of any of the single documents, they will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

Medical standard for assistant commandant recruitment

Applicants who will be recommended for FSB (final selection board) will have to go through the medical test which will be conducted at a nearby medical hospital. The standards for the medical test are given as: –

Height157 cm (relaxation will be given to hilly area candidates as per the guidelines of the central govt.)
WeightIt should be proportionate to the height and age of the applicant, (10% vary will be acceptable)
ChestShould be well proportionate and should have an expansion of 5 cm
Eyesight6/6, 6/9 – (uncorrected without glass)
6/6, 6/6 (corrected with glass)
TattooPermanent tattoos will not be permitted but in certain cases, it will be permitted to candidates who belong to tribal areas. Whereas for other applicants it will be permitted only in forearms.

Indian Coast Guard Asst. Commandant Vacancy details

Below we have mentioned category wise vacancy available for the posts

Indian Coast Guard AC Vacancy Details

Some general guidelines for Indian Coast guard Asst. Commandant Recruitment

  1. The details submitted in the application form should be the same as appeared in the certificate and documents. Any kind of mismatch may lead to the rejection of the application.
  2. Do mention the exact percentage upto two decimal and it should not be rounded off.
  3. Applicants have to select only one centre from the option available.
  4. It is mandatory to mention the mobile number and Email ID because the date, time, and venue of the test will be informed via email
  5. Applicants having OBC NCL certificate should be 3 financial years old and should be renewed for such cases.
  6. Applicant must be prepared for 2 day stay during the preliminary selection at their own arrangements.
  7. Due to limited posts, the Indian Coast guard reserved the right to fix the cut-off marks of the qualifying examination.
  8. Any kind of gadget is not allowed during the examination.
  9. Boarding and lodging will be provided to applicants only for FSB.

Apply online for Indian Coast Guard Asst. Commandant 2023

  • To submit an Indian Coast Guard Asst. Commandant online application for the posts applicants needs to visit the official website of the authority i.e.
  • Here they have to click the opportunities button.
  • After this instruction section will open up, read it carefully, and proceed.
  • Later you have to select the advertisement link and select the post which is to be applied
  • After this, click the ‘I Agree’ Tab which may lead to an online application form
  • Fill in all the details carefully and the entries which are carrying a star (*) mark are mandatory to be filled.
  • Upload the document to their place
  • Do cross-check the details entered before applying.
  • Once the application form was submitted successfully a unique registration number will be generated and this needs to keep handy, as it will be required to download the e-admit card.

Documents to upload in the application form

While submitting the application form for Indian Coast guard Assistant commandant applicants need to upload two of their documents in the required size and format which is given below: –

  • Signature: 10 Kb to 30 kb
  • Photograph: 10 Kb to 40 Kb

Indian Coast Guard Asst Commandant E-Admit Card

E-admit card for assistant commandant will be available on notified dates from the official website and it will be issued to such candidates whose application has been shortlisted. E-admit card will carry all the necessary details such as date, time, and venue of the examination. Applicants do reach the examination centre 30 minutes before the commencement of the examination. The preliminary examination will be conducted on scheduled dates at the following exam centre.

  • Coast guard Regional Headquarters (west), Worli Sea Face, PO- Worli Colony, Mumbai- 400030
  • Coast guard store depot, CG Complex, near Kalmandapam Police Station, GM Pettai Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600013
  • Coast guard Regional Headquarters (North East), Synthesis business park, 6th floor, Shrachi Building, New town, Rajarhat, Kolkata 700161
  • Coast guard selection board, C-1, Near Indus valley Public School Sector-62 Noida, UP- 201309

Indian Coast Guard Asst. Commandant Payscale and Promotion

The pay scale and promotion for the posts will be laid down as given below:

RankBasic PayPay Level
Asst. commandant56,100/-10th
Deputy Commandant67,700/-11th
Commandant (JG)78,800/-12th
Deputy Inspector General1,31,100/-13 A
Inspector General1,44,200/-14th
Additional Director General1,82,200/-15th
Director General2,05,400/-16th
DownloadIndian Cost Guard Official Notification
CheckIndian Coast Guard Online application
What is the last date to submit online application for Indian Coast guard Assistant commandant post?

The applicant may submit their application by 9th Feb 2023.

What is the selection procedure for the post?

Preliminary selection, Final selection board, medical test, and Merit list

How many vacancies are there for the Indian coast guard asst. commandant?


Does applicant need to bring any other documents on the exam date except admit card?

Yes, before the commencement of written examination candidate’s documents will be scrutinized to know whether they fulfill the eligibility criteria or not, and for this, they need to bring all the major documents.

The preliminary selection test for the post conducted will be conducted on which date?

The examination date is not announced yet.

Candidates appearing to their final examination can apply for the post or not?


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