Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Physical & Medical Standards – Height, Weight

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

The Indian Coast Guard has recently announced the recruitment of an Assistant Commandant for various posts. Understanding the basic requirements such as eligibility, medical & physical standards is the basic requirement to apply for any exam. This article will cover all the physical and medical standards that an aspirant must have to become the assistant commandant in the Indian Coast Guard.

This article will provide you with the ICG Assistant Commandant physical and medical standards such as height, weight vision, tattoo policy for General Duty GD/Pilot/Navigator/Women SSA Commercial Pilot CPL SSA, Technical, Law entry.

Physical & Medical Standards for Assistant Commandant in ICG

As per the official notification for the recruitment Assistant Commandant in Indian Coast Guard for General Duty GD/Pilot/Navigator/Women SSA Commercial Pilot CPL SSA, Technical, Law here are the basic medical requirements. 

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Assistant Commandant (AC) Medical standards parameters

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Assistant Commandant (AC) medical standards


  • Asst Commandant (GD)/(Tech) and Law. 157 cms minimum. Reduction in height for candidates from hilly areas and tribal areas will be in accordance with the Central Govt. regulations.
  • Asst Commandant (CPL-SSA) (Men/Women). Minimum 162.5 cms and maximum 197 cms, leg length minimum 99 cms.
  • Asst Commandant–Women(GD/Law). Height Minimum 152 cms. 


Proportionate to the Height & Age, + 10 % acceptable


Well, proportionate, min. expansion 5 cms


  • Permanent body/physical tattoos are not permitted at all on any part of the body (Applicants who belong to tribal areas or specific communities will get relaxation in height as per government policies). 
  • Tattoos made on the inner face of the forearms and the reverse side of the palm/back (dorsal) side of the hand are permitted for candidates’ rests.

Apart from this, the Indian Coast Guard has also defined a vision for some of the posts. The details of which are mentioned below

Quick Link: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Assistant Commandant (AC) 2022 Syllabus

EyeSight for Assistant Commandant in Indian Coast Guard

Below are the various vision requirements defined by the Indian Coast Guard for the recruitment of Assistant Commandant

Post Vision 
Asst Commandant (GD)
  • 6/6 6/9 – Uncorrected without Glass.
  • 6/6 6/6 – Corrected with Glass.
Asst Commandant GD (Women-SSA) 
  • 6/6 6/9 – Uncorrected without Glass.
  • 6/6 6/6 – Corrected with Glass.
Asst Commandant GD(Pilot)/ CPL holders (SSA) both (Male and Female)      6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in the other correctable to 6/6.
Asst Commandant Tech(Male)
  • 6/36 6/36 -Uncorrected without glass.
  • 6/6 6/6 – Corrected with Glass.
Asst Commandant Law  both (Male and Female) 
  • 6/60 6/60- Uncorrected without Glass.
  • 6/6 6/12 – Corrected with Glass.


  1. The abovementioned requirements are broad medical guidelines/standards only. However, in addition to the above, the complete medical will be carried out by the laid down medical standard/procedure.
  2. Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax and tartar removed from their teeth prior to the medical examination.
  3. The candidates claiming height relaxation are to submit a domicile certificate to the medical officer. Failure to submit the domicile certificate will lead to a non-waiver of height relaxation.
  4. Candidates with the above Medical standards are only to appear for the selection. No waiver will be given for the above standards. The Coast Guard Order on the respective medical standard of Assistant Commandant Entry will be the final authority.

Recently, the Notification for the recruitment of Assistant Commandant 1/23in the Indian Coast Guard has been released. As the Stage I exam is scheduled for March 2022, there is not so much time left for the exam, so you should check the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Exam Pattern and start your preparation from today itself. You can check our Online Classroom program that will enhance your preparation and will boost your chances of getting selected also, and you can check our Defence Mock Test series that will help you to test your preparation.

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