Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2023: Notification, Exam Date

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2023: Notification, Exam Date

ByNaveen Singh  |  Updated on: Jan 19, 2023
Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2023 notification out for 01/2024 batch. Candidates can read here the detailed ICG AC notification 2023 PDF, exam date, syllabus, eligibility, selection process, and more.
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Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Notification 2023 is out for the 01/2024 batch of Assistant Commandants (Group ‘A’ Gazetted Officer). Candidates waiting to join defence forces can apply online for the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant exam from 25 January to 09 February 2023. There are a total of 71 vacancies released with the ICG AC exam date for General Duty (GD), Commercial Pilot Licence (SSA), Technical (Electrical/Electronics), and Law.

All those who wish to apply for the exam must read this post until the end and get all the latest updates including the CGCAT exam date. Check important details regarding the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment, selection process, eligibility, application form link, etc. below.

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2023

The apply online process for the Indian Coast Guard AC Recruitment 2023 will start on 25 January 2023, and the last date to apply is 09 February 2023, as per the latest notification. It provides an opportunity to the aspirants who want to join the defence forces as the Coast Guards. Candidates who wish to apply for the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant exam must apply early without waiting until the last moment. They should be well versed with the syllabus, eligibility, selection process, vacancies, etc, for the ongoing recruitment cycle.

Candidates are advised to check the overview of the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment 2023 tabulated below:

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment

Particulars

Details

Name of Organisation

Indian Coast Guard (ICG)

Post

Assistant Commandant

Indian Coast Guard Batch

01/2024

Application Mode

Online

Eligibility Criteria

Engineering degree

Selection Process

Screening Test

Physical Test

Interview

Medical Test

Final Merit List

ICG Assistant Commandant Notification 2023

The Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 notification PDF is officially out. The Indian Coast Guard is providing a challenging career to the young, passionate, and dynamic candidates to join Coast Guard as an Assistant Commandant (Group ‘A’ Gazetted Officers) in the General duty branch, Technical Electrical, Law, and other branches.

The official Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant notification has invited applications through a recruitment drive for 01/2024 Batch candidates to join as Assistant Commandant. Stage 1 of the CGCAT exam date has not been announced yet by the officials. For more details, download the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 notification PDF through the direct link below:

☛ Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Notification (01/2024) - Download PDF

Scroll down to check more details such as important dates, eligibility criteria, selection, process, vacancies, exam pattern, and more for the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment 2023.

What is Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant?

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is a multi-mission organization under the Ministry of Defence that has rolled out the Assistant Commandant vacancies for the first time. The Assistant Commandant is often given to the second-in-command of a military, uniformed service, training establishment, or academy. This is an alluring opportunity for the candidates to join Indian Coast Guard under Group ‘A’ Gazetted Officers post.

ICG AC Exam Date 2023

Candidates preparing for the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant exam must know the exam dates so they won't miss any upcoming events and deadlines. The Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant exam date 2023 and application dates are given below in the table as rolled out in the official notification for the 01/2024 batch for your reference.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Events

Important Dates

ICG AC 2023 Online application Starts

25 January 2023

Last Date to Apply Online

09 February 2023

Admit Card Download Date

March 2023

Indian Coast Guard AC Exam Date for Stage 1

To be Announced

ICG AC Exam Date for Stage 2

To be Announced

Indian Coast Guard AC Exam Date for Stage 3

To be Announced

ICG AC Exam Date for Stage 4

To be Announced

Exam Date for Stage 5

To be Announced

Result Release Date

Within 30 days of the Exam

How to Apply for Indian Coast Guard AC Recruitment?

Candidates can fill up the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 application form online through the official website of the Indian Coast Guard. The application form dates for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment are rolled out along with the notification PDF. Candidates can fill up the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 application form from 25 January to 09 February 2023.

For your convenience, we will share the direct link to apply online for ICG AC recruitment 2023 for the 01/2024 course below. Make sure to fill up the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant online form following the step-by-step guidelines as discussed below to avoid the form's cancellation.

☛ Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 Application Form - To be Announced

Steps to Apply Online for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment

Follow the steps listed below to fill out the application form for Indian Coast Guard recruitment 2023 for the post of Assistant Commandant:

  • Step 1 - Visit the official site of the Indian Coast Guard.
  • Step 2 - Click on apply for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment 2023. 
  • Step 3 - Firstly, register yourself by providing your name and contact details. 
  • Step 4 - Once you register, you will receive a registration number and password on your registered mobile number and email ID. 
  • Step 5 - After that, log in using the registration number and password to complete the ICG AC application form.
  • Step 6 - Fill up the details and select the branch for which you want to apply. 
  • Step 7 - Upload the required documents online per the specification mentioned in the Indian Coast Guard AC notification PDF. 
  • Step 8 - Pay the required application fee for Indian Coast Guard AC 2023 recruitment per your category. 
  • Step 9 - Save the application form for future reference and retrieval/reprinting of the e-receipt.

Application Fee for Indian Coast Guard AC 01/2024 Recruitment

The candidates must pay the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant application fee as per their category in an online mode only. Here is the required application fee for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant recruitment 2023.

Category

Application Fee

General Candidates

INR 250/-

SC/ST Candidates

Exempted

Indian Coast Guard AC Eligibility

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Eligibility Criteria have been described for various branches released under the Assistant Commandant post. The Indian Coast Guard 2023 eligibility norms for age limit, qualification, gender, etc., are issued by the officials along with the official notification. Only the candidates fulfilling the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant eligibility will be allowed to participate in the recruitment process.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Qualification

Check the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 qualification criteria for different branches as stated in the official 01/2024 notification through the table below:

Post

Indian Coast Guard Educational Qualification

General Duty (GD)

Bachelor's degree with at least 60% marks from a recognized university,

Mathematics and Physics as subjects up to Intermediate or class XII of 10+2+3 scheme of education or equivalent with at least 55% aggregate marks in Mathematics and Physics. The candidates who have completed graduation after their diploma are also eligible provided they should possess an aggregate of 55% marks in diploma with physics and mathematics in its curriculum. 

Commercial Pilot License (SSA)

Candidates must have a Class 12 or equivalent qualification in Physics and Mathematics, with a minimum of 55% in each subject. Applicants who have completed the diploma are also eligible; they must have a combined score of 55% in Physics and Mathematics. They must have a current commercial pilot license issued/validated by the Director-General of Civil Aviation. 

Technical (Mechanical)

Candidates must hold an Engineering degree from a recognized university in Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Industrial & Production Engineering, Metallurgy, Design, Aeronautical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

Technical Electrical/Electronics

Applicants must have a 60 per cent grade point average in Electrical or Electronics or Telecommunications or Instrumentation or Instrumentation & Control or Electronics and Communication or Power Engineering or Power Electronics.

Law Entry

Candidates must have a law degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

Indian Coast Guard AC 2023 Eligibility: Gender

Out of different branches under the Indian Coast Guard recruitment, there are some branches in which only male candidates can apply, and in others, both male and female candidates are allowed to apply. As per the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant notification 2023, female candidates are allowed to apply for Commercial Pilot Licence (SSA) and Law Entry branches, and only male candidates can apply for Technical (Electrical/Electronics), Technical (Mechanical), and General Duty (GD) branches.

Indian Coast Guard Age Limit

Those willing to apply for the Indian Coast Guard recruitment 2023 must check the age limit for different branches as mentioned in the official notification. The following table shows the Indian Coast Guard age limit for the upcoming exam:

Post

Indian Coast Guard AC Age Limit

General Duty (GD)

Applicants must have been born between 01 July 1998 to 30 June 2002.

(There are 5 years of relaxation for people serving in the Coast Guard or equivalent personnel in the Navy/Air Force/Army)

Commercial Pilot CPL (SSA)

Applicants must have been born between 01 July 1998 to 30 June 2004.

Technical Mechanical

Applicants must have been born between 01 July 1998 to 30 June 2002.

(05 years of relaxation for people serving in the Coast Guard) 

Technical Electrical/Electronics

Applicants must have been born between 01 July 1998 to 30 June 2002.

(05 years of relaxation for people serving in the Coast Guard)

Law Entry

Applicants must have been born between 01 July 1994 to 30 June 2002.

(05 Years relaxation for people serving in Coast Guard or equivalent personnel in Army/Navy/Air Force)

Indian Coast Guard AC Age Relaxation

If posts are reserved for SC, ST, and OBC, then there is an upper age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC (non-creamy layer). For qualification criteria, there is a maximum of 5% relaxation in aggregate in the degree certificate for SC/ST candidates, and no relaxation is applicable for 12th class marks except for CPL-SSA entry.

ICG Assistant Commandant Selection Process

The Indian Coast Guard Selection Process for the Assistant Commandant (AC) post is divided into five stages. The candidates must compete and crack all five steps to get shortlisted for the desired profile. Below we have described the detailed Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 selection procedure for all stages.

Stage 1: Indian Coast Guard Screening Test

  • All registered candidates must take the screening test. 
  • The exam consists of MCQ pattern questions with a maximum score of 400.
  • There are a total of 100 questions.
  • The examination lasts two hours.
  • The all-India category-wise merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained in Stage 1 (Screening Test) of the CGCAT examination.

Stage 2: Indian Coast Guard PSB

  • This Stage is only for Stage 1 exam shortlisted candidates.
  • The examination consists of two parts: the Computerised Cognitive Battery Test (CCBT) and the Picture Perception & Discussion Test (PPDT) (PP&DT). The Stage 2 examination is only for qualification purposes.

Stage 3: Includes Final Selection Board (FSB)

  • The FSB lasts five days.
  • This Stage includes a psychological test, a group task, and an interview (Personality test).
  • The board conference is held on the final day and recommended candidates are sent for Stage 4 or the initial medical examination.

Stage 4: Medical Test

  • Applicants who pass Stage 3 must take a special medical examination at Base Hospital in New Delhi.
  • Candidates declared unfit in the Special Medical Board (SMB) are included in the merit list because they have the right to appeal the verdict and must report for appeal medicals at a designated service hospital within 42 days of the completion of the SMB.
  • If they are declared unfit during the appeal medicals, they have the option of having the results reviewed. 
  • In this case, the review is approved by the Director-General of Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) via the Directorate of Medical Services/GCHQ. 
  • If the review is approved, the designated hospital for the review's execution is specified in the approval. RMB's decision is final, and no further appeals will be accepted.

Stage 5: Final Merit List

  • Applicants who pass Stage 4 and are on the All India Merit List will be provisionally selected for training and must report to INA Ezhimala for the Naval Orientation Course (NOC) as directed. 
  • The All India Merit List is based on the sum of Stage 1 and Stage 3 marks. 
  • Candidates reporting for training at INA Ezhimala must first undergo photo and biometric verification.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Exam Pattern

Candidates must be aware of the exam pattern for the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 to begin preparing for it. The Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Exam Pattern is shared here to give you a clear idea of the subjects being asked in the examination, along with the marking scheme and duration allotment.

Section

Subjects

Number of Questions (100 per question)

Total Marks (200 per section)

Duration

Section 1 (for GD/PN/CPL/ SSA (Women) entry)

English

25100

 2 Hours

Reasoning and Numerical Ability

25100

General Science and Mathematical aptitude

25100
General Knowledge25100
Section 2 (for Mechanical entry)

English

1040

2 Hours

Reasoning and Numerical Ability10

40

General Science and Mathematical aptitude1040

Mechanical

60

240

Section 3 (for Electrical & Electronics entry)

English

1040

2 Hours

Reasoning and Numerical Ability

10

40

General Science and Mathematical aptitude

1040
General Knowledge

1040
Electrical and Electronics60240

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Syllabus

Candidates preparing for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant exam must be aware of the topics asked under each subject. Thus, we have shared the detailed Indian Coast Guard Syllabus for your effective ICG AC exam preparation.

SubjectsICG AC Syllabus
Quantitative Aptitude

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

General English

Comprehension, Sentence Rearrangement, Direct and Indirect Speech, Unseen Passages, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Synonyms, Fill in the Blanks, Transformation of Sentences, etc.

Reasoning

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

General Sciences (i.e. for Physics)

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

General Sciences (i.e. for Chemistry)

Photochemistry, Electrochemistry, Thermodynamics, Organic Synthesis, Quantum Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Bio-inorganic Chemistry, Chemistry of Transition elements, Inorganic reaction mechanism, Nuclear chemistry, Acids & Bases, Redox Reactions, Structure & Bonding, Analytical Chemistry, etc.

Indian Coast Guard AC Admit Card

The Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Admit Card will be made available online separately for each stage of recruitment by the officials of ICG. Candidates must enter the required credentials to download the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 admit card. No hard copies of the admit card will be mailed to candidates.

Only the candidates who successfully enroll for the examination will be eligible to download the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 admit card. The admit card mentioning the exam center will be made available two to three days before the exam. The city of the exam will be displayed in the candidate's login at least 10 days before Stage 1. Moreover, we will provide you with the direct link to download the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant exam admit card as soon as it is available.

Steps to Download ICG AC 2023 Admit Card

Follow the steps written below to successfully download the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 admit card from the official website:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant.
  • Step 2: Click on the link to admit card shown on the home page.
  • Step 3: Enter the required details.
  • Step 4: Click on the submit button.
  • Step 5: Your ICG AC admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Step 6: Download 2 copies of admit card.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Result

The Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 result will be released separately for each stage from Stage 1 to Stage 5. It will be made available online. Aspirants can access their Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant exam result by logging in with the necessary credentials. The Stage 1 result is expected to be announced within 30 days after the conduction of the exam. The direct link to check the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 result will be available here.

FAQs on Indian Coast Guard Recruitment

  • Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2023 provides opportunities to hundreds of candidates to apply for the post of AC in the General Duty, Commercial Pilot Licence (SSA), Technical (Mechanical), Technical (Electrical/ Electronics), and Law Entry. It is a government job for those who wish to join the defence forces.

  • Yes, the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant notification 01/2024 is released on the official website. It contains complete details on eligibility, vacancies, selection process, application dates, etc., which must be checked thoroughly by the aspirants.

  • The application process for the Indian Coast Guard recruitment 2023 will start on 25 January 2023. The IGC AC last date to apply online is 09 February 2023. Candidates are advised to complete the online application well in advance without waiting until the last minute.

  • Aspirants can download the Indian Coast Guard AC notification 01/2024 PDF from the direct link below. Per the notification, the online application is going on from 25 January to 09 February 2023. Check out the details for the selection process, number of vacancies, eligibility, etc. by downloading the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant notification PDF.

  • The tentative Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant exam date 2023 for the 01/2024 batch recruitment is March 2023 for the Stage 1 paper for all branches except Law. Per the tentative schedule released with the official notification, the stage 2 exam date might fall in April 2023.

  • The mode of application for the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 is online only. The application form link will be activated on 25 January 2023. Aspirants who wish to enroll for the 01/2024 batch must complete the online application form before the last date.

  • Yes, it is a government job. The Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant comes under the Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

  • Candidates who have completed the engineering degree are eligible to appear for Indian Coast Guard AC recruitment. Both male and female candidates can apply. Check the detailed eligibility criteria for various branches in the notification for male and female candidates before filling out the form.

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