Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant (AC) Recruitment 01/2023 Batch Notification Out

By Vivek Chauhan|Updated : February 8th, 2022

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2022 Notification for 01/2023 Batch Out! The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) offers a challenging career as an Assistant Commandant (Group 'A' Gazetted Officers), general duty branch to young, passionate, and dynamic Indian candidates. The ICG has launched a special recruitment drive to find candidates for the 01/2023 BATCH of Assistant Commandants. The application process will begin on 16th February 2022. The deadline to apply for the position is 26th February 2022.

The written Exam for Assistant Commandant in Indian Coast Guard is being conducted for the first time. You can download the Indian Coast Guard AC Recruitment 2022 notification PDF and check eligibility, apply online link, fee, eligibility, pattern, important dates and other official details here.

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The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Assistant Commandant (AC) Exam has released the notification for the recruitment of Assistant Commandants. Assistant Commandant General Duty (Male), Assistant Commandant General Duty (SSA, Women), Assistant Commandant Commercial Pilot License (CPL) (SSA) for both Male and Female, Assistant Commandant (Engineering and Electrical) (Male), Assistant Commandant (Law) for both Male & Female. 

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2022 Highlights

    • Examination Name: Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Exam
    • Conducting Body: Indian Coast Guard
    • Examination Level: National level
    • Examination Frequency: Two times
  • Examination 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 Examination: Screening Test is conducted in the 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
    • Examination Fees: INR 250 (SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of application fees)
    • Examination Duration: Two hours
  • Total No. of Papers & Total Marks: 
    • GD/PN/CPL/SSA(Women) entry ): Total Four sections of 400 marks
    • Mechanical Entry: Total Five sections of 400 marks
    • Electrical & Electronics Entry: Total Five sections of 400 marks
    • Total No. of Questions: 100 questions
    • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer receives four marks, while each incorrect answer receives one mark.  
    • Language or Medium of Examination: English
  • Number of Test Cities:
    • For Stage I (Screening test): Across multiple test centres
    • For Stage II (PSB): Noida, Mumbai/Goa, Chennai and Kolkata centres
    • For Stage III (FSB): Coast Guard Selection Board (CGSB) at Noida
    • For Stage IV (Medical): Base Hospital, New Delhi
    • For Stage V (Induction):  INA Ezhimala for Naval Orientation Course (NOC) 
  • 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 AC Recruitment 2022 Official Notification PDF

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2022 Important Dates 

Below are the is the important dates for the recruitment of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2022.

Stage DateRemarks 
Notification release02nd Feb. 2022The Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2022 notification is now available on the Indian Coast Guard's official website.
Online Application16th Feb. 2022 to 26th Feb. 2022The application form for the exam needs to be filled online only.
Stage I examMarch 2022
  • The first Stage consists of a screening test, which is conducted online. 
  • Except for Law entry applicants and Departmental Promotion (DP) entry applicants, the screening test is held for GD/PN/CPL/Technical (Mechanical/Electrical & Electronics) positions.
Stage II examJune 2022
  • Applicants are shortlisted for Stage-II (PSB) based on their performance in Stage-I. 
  • The examination consists of two parts: the Computerized Cognitive Battery Test (CCBT) and the Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PP&DT).
Stage III examJuly to Oct. 2022
  • This Stage is only for Stage II exam qualified applicants. 
  • The examination consists of a psychological test, a group task, and an interview (Personality test).
Stage IVJuly to Dec. 2022

Aspirants who pass Stage III must undergo a special medical examination at Base Hospital in New Delhi.

Stage VEnd of Dec. 2022
  • Applicants who pass Stage IV and are on the All India Merit List will be provisionally selected for the training and must report to INA Ezhimala for the Naval Orientation Course (NOC). 
  • The All India Merit List will be compiled using the combined scores from Stages I & III.

How to Apply Online for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment

  • For the above-mentioned vaccancies, applications will be accepted only 'online' from 16th February to 26th February.
  • Candidates must complete the ‘Online’ application by logging into the website www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in. The application link is provided above.
  • Go ahead & click the Opportunities button. You should carefully read the instructions before filling out the application form.
  • Then choose and click on the advertisement for Assistant Commandant- 01/2023 Batch (SRD).
  • Only one position (Assistant Commandant General Duty) should be applied for.
  • When you click the 'I Agree' button, the 'Online Application' will appear, and you can fill it out.
  • Fill in your information correctly and upload your photograph and signature in the dimensions requested.
  • All candidates must correctly enter their mobile phone number and e-mail address.
  • There are no application fees for this position.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Eligibility

The following are the eligibility requirements for Assistant Commandant:

Nationality: All Indian citizens are eligible to apply.

Educational Qualification & Age Limit for ICG AC 2022

Post

Educational Qualification

Age Limit

General Duty GD/Pilot/Navigator/Women SSA

Bachelor's degree with 60% in Maths and Physics up to Class 12 level or equivalent.

Applicants must have been born between 1st July 1998 to 30th June 2002.

Commercial Pilot CPL 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 licence that has been issued/validated by the Director-General of Civil Aviation.

Applicants must have been born between 1st July 1998 to 30th June 2004.

Technical Mechanical

Candidates must hold an Engineering degree from a recognised 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.

Applicants must have been born between 1st July 1998 to 30th June 2002.

Technical Electrical/Electronics

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

Applicants must have been born between 1st July 1998 to 30th June 2002.

Law Entry

Candidates must have a law degree from a recognised university.

Applicants must have been born between 1st July 1998 to 30th June 2002.

The following are a few key points regarding the eligibility criteria:

  • Only candidates who have completed their final year of study are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates should not have a history of incarceration or prosecution.
  • Candidates from the reserved category will have their ages relaxed in accordance with government regulations.
  • Candidates who have not yet completed their law degrees are not eligible to apply. In such cases, the application will be rejected.
  • SC/ST applicants, NCC 'C' (A grade) holders, National level sportsperson (Inter State & above), and wards of Coast Guard uniform personnel who died while in service will receive a maximum of 5% relaxation in aggregate in the total marks obtained in degree. This particular relaxation rule does not apply to the Class 12.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Selection Process

The written exam for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant (AC) will be conducted for the first time. The following is an explanation of the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant selection process:

Stage I (includes 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-I (Screening Test) of the CGCAT examination.

Stage II (includes PSB): 

  • This Stage is only for Stage I 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 II examination is only for qualification purposes.

Stage III (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 then sent for Stage-IV or the initial medical examination.

Stage IV: 

  • Applicants who pass Stage-III 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/CGHQ. 
  • 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 V: 

  • Applicants who pass Stage IV 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-I and Stage-III marks. 
  • Candidates reporting for training at INA Ezhimala must first undergo photo and biometric verification.

Exam Centres for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 

  • The Stage-I, i.e., screening test will be held at a number of exam centres across the country. 
  • Candidates must indicate their exam city preferences on the application form for the Stage I process. 
  • Candidates must fill their first choice within 30 kilometres of their current/communication residence. 
  • If no examination city is within 30 kilometres of the current address, the candidate's first choice must be the city closest to the current address. 
  • The Stage II exam will be held in Noida, Mumbai/Goa, Chennai, and Kolkata. 
  • The Coast Guard Selection Board (CGSB) in Noida will hold the Stage III exam. 
  • Stage IV will take place at Base Hospital in New Delhi.

Syllabus for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant

Applicants can check below the Indian Coast Guard AC 2022 Syllabus. 

For Quantitative Aptitude

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

For General English: 

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

For 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

For 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

For 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 

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Exam Pattern for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant

The Indian Coast Guard exam pattern is divided into five stages: I, II, III, IV, and V. The exam pattern varies depending on the Stage of selection. The Indian Coast Guard exam pattern is detailed below.

  1. Stage I: The structure of the Stage-I, i.e. screening test, is given below.

Section

Subjects

Number of Questions (100 per question)

Total Marks (200 per section)

Duration

Section-I (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 II (for Mechanical entry)

 

 

English

1040

2 Hours

 

 

Reasoning and Numerical Ability10

40

General Science and Mathematical aptitude1040

Mechanical

60

240

Section III (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

 

  1. Stage II: It consists of the Computerized Cognitive Battery Test (CCBT) and the Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PP&DT).
  2. Stage III: It consists of a psychological test, a group task, and an interview (Personality test).
  3. Stage IV: In this Stage, candidates must pass a medical exam at the base hospital in Delhi.
  4. Stage V: In this Stage, candidates who pass Stage IV are chosen for training based on their performance in Stages I & III.

Indian Coast Guard AC Admit Card 2022

  • The Indian Coast Guard admit card is made available online separately for each Stage of recruitment. 
  • Candidates must enter the required credentials in order to download the admit card. 
  • A hard copy of the admit card is not mailed to candidates. 
  • The city of the exam will be displayed in the candidate's login at least 10 days before Stage I. 
  • The admit card with the exam centre will be made available two to three days before the exam.

Indian Coast Guard AC Result 2022

  • The Indian Coast Guard results for each Stage of the selection procedure, from Stage I to Stage V, are available online. 
  • Applicants can access their results by logging in with the necessary credentials. 
  • The Stage I outcome is expected to be announced within 30 days.

Indian Coast Guard has recently released the notification for the recruitment of Assistant Commandant 1/23. This is an golden opportunity for all the defence aspirants, as Indian Coastguard Assistant Commandant is considered as the one of the prestigious and well paid job. As the Stage I exam is scheduled in the month of March 2022, so there is not so much of time left for the exam. You can check our Online Classroom program that will enhance your preparation and will boost your chances to get selected and also you can check our Defence Mock Test series that will help you to test your preparation. 

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FAQs

  • The Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2022 notification PDF is available here to download for the 01/2023 course.

  • As per the official notification of Indian Coastguard recruitment, the last day to apply for assistant commandant is 26th Feb 2022

  • As per the official notification of Indian Coastguard Recruitment, Only candidates who have completed their degrees and passed their final year/final semester exams are eligible to apply for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant positions.

  • As per the official notification of Indian Coastguard Recruitment, Candidates between the ages of 18 & 22 are eligible to apply for various positions in the Indian Coast Guard.

  • The application for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 01/2023 is only available online.

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