Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2017 Assistant Commandant

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2017 – Indian Coast Guard has invited applications for Assistant Commandants at various branches in the Commissioned ranks.


Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2017 Assistant Commandant Posts

Positions Advertised For: Assistant Commandant (Group ’A’ Gazzetted Officers) [02/2017 BATCH]
General Duty
General Duty as Pilot
Technical Branch (Mechanical and Electrical)
Law Branch
Short Service Commission (Pilots Commercial Pilot License holders)

Dates To Remember For General Duty, Technical Branch, and Short Service Commission:
Start Date – 24-November-2016
Last Date – 10-December-2016

Dates To Remember For Law
Start Date – 14-December-2016
Last Date – 18-December-2016

You Will Get A Pay Scale: A candidate selected for joining as Assistant Commandant will be placed in basic pay Rs. 56100 (Pay level-10) as per 7th pay commission. Apart from this the candidate will be eligible to receive allowances and perks as per their nature of duty and the place of duty.

Your Educational Qualification Should Be

A)  For General Duty & General Duty Pilot:Unmarried male candidates having a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate from any University recognized by the Central/ State Govt/ UGC. Additionally the candidate should have qualified 12th standard with aggregate of 60% marks and 60% individually in Physics and Maths.

B)  For Technical branch (Mechanical/ Electrical) – Unmarried Male candidates having:

(i) Degree with 60% marks in aggregate in Naval Architecture/ Mechanical/ Marine/ Design/ Production/ Aeronautical/ Automotive/ Industrial and Production/ Instrumentation and Control/ Electrical/ Electronics and Tele Communication in any of the above discipline, recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

(ii) 60% marks in Physics and Maths in 12th class or 3 Years Diploma Course.

Or, should have passed Sections A and B of Institute of Engineers (India) Examination in any of the discipline listed above with 60% marks.

C)  Short Service Commission (Both Male and Female) –Unmarried Male/ Female candidates can be selected for  Short Service Appointments as Assistant Commandants initially for a period of 8 years, which can be extended to 10 years and thereafter till 14 years.

Pilots- Any Male/ female candidate who have secured 12th class pass certificate with 60% marks and possess current/ valid Commercial Pilot license (CPL) approved by DGCA on the date of registration.

Note: There will be 5% relaxation in aggregate in the Degree certificate only for SC & ST, NCC ‘C’ certificate (‘A’ grade) holders, Sports Persons of National level and wards of Coast Guard uniform personnel deceased while in service. But no relaxation for 12th class marks will be considered

D) Law-Candidates must possess 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]

Your Age Limit Should Be

For General Duty (Only Male): The candidates should have born in between 01-July-1992 to 30-June-1996 (both dates inclusive)

For General Duty Pilot (Only Male): The candidates should have born in between 01-July-1992 to 30-June-1998 (both dates inclusive)

For Technical branch (Mechanical/ Electrical) (Only Male): The candidates should have born in between 01-July-1992 to 30-June-1996 (both dates inclusive)

For Short Service Commission (Pilots) (Both male & female): The candidates should have born in between 01-July-1992 to 30-June-1998 (both dates inclusive)

For Law: The candidates should have born in between 01-July-1987 to 30-June-1996 (both dates inclusive)

However, for SC/ST and OBC candidates relaxation in upper age limit will be applicable as per government norms.

Additional Eligibility criteria: The candidates failed in Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) or suspended from flying training at Air Force Academy cannot appear for Pilot branch. Candidates withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any other service training academy or having been arrested, convicted or prosecuted on criminal charges are not eligible to appear this selection. Candidates appeared in the final year/ semester exam and awaiting result may also apply provided they should not have any present back papers. Such candidates should be able to provide provisional / original degree certificate issued by the University at the time of Preliminary Selection. Provisional degree issued by the college will not be accepted.

Medical Fitness Standards: All eligible candidates will have to clear the Medical Fitness Standards as mentioned in the Service Rule Books. The details of the Medial fitness standards can be obtained from the Coast Guard website at

Selection Procedure: Candidates will have to appear many phases of selection prior to his final selection as Assistant Commandant in Coast Guard.

The phases are:
Preliminary Selection: Consisting of Mental Ability (Picture Perception and Picture Detection test)

Final Selection: The candidates selected in the Preliminary Selection will be eligible for Final selection. The final selection will be consisting of Psychological Test, Group Testing and Interview.

Medical Fitness Test: All selected candidates in the final selection will have to appear the medical fitness test as per the criteria of the Coast Guard.

PABT: Ground Duty (Pilots) need to appear this Pilot Aptitude and Battery Test at Air Force Service Selection Board. Those who are already qualified, have to submit their batch, chest no and place while filling up the PIQ.

Application Mode:  Online 

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