Indian Coast Guard Notification 2024
Indian Coast Guard notification 2024, offers a challenging career to young and dynamic Indian male/female candidates for various branches as an Assistant Commandant.
Eligibility Criteria :
Indian citizens having following minimum qualifications are eligible to apply:
The number of vacancies for recruitment of various branches are as follows:
Selection Procedure :
The selection of can is based on an all India order of merit which is based on the performance of candidate in various stages (I – V) of examination (explained in detail below) and the number of vacancies available for the post. Clearing of Stage I, II, III, IV and V is compulsory for recruitment in ICG. All candidates will be compulsorily subjected to biometric, photo identification and document verification during various stages of examination.
Stage-I (CGCAT): All candidates for all branches (except law candidates) shall appear in computer based online screening test known as CGCAT. The test will be conducted in designated centres located in all over India. The test comprises of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ) carrying four marks for each correct answer and one negative mark for each incorrect answer. The duration of the test will be of two hours and medium of test paper will be English. Subject wise distribution of marks is as follows :
Stage-II (Preliminary Selection Board (PSB): Based on the performance in the Stage-I, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Stage-II (PSB)which will be conducted for a day at Noida, Mumbai/Goa, Chennai and Kolkata centres. Candidates are to give their choice for PSB centre at the time of filling of application form. Candidates will be screened through Computerised Cognitive Battery Test (CCBT) and Picture Perception & Discussion Test (PP&DT). The CCBT will be in English only and will be of objective type. During PP&DT the candidates are expected to speak and discuss in English. However, they are free to speak in Hindi if they wish to do so. The Stage-II examination is only of qualifying nature i.e. either Pass or Fail.
Stage-III: Final Selection Board (FSB). The candidates qualifying for Stage-III will be intimated on completion of stage-II at respective centres. The schedule of Stage-III will be intimated to the candidate on personal Login IDs. FSB is conducted at the Coast Guard Selection Board (CGSB) located at Noida and spans over five days. The candidates are subjected to Psychological Test, Group Task and Interview (Personality test). The Final Selection will be conducted tentatively during Jan – Apr 2024. All documents/certificates verified during PSB are also required to be produced in originals during FSB. Board conference is held on last day and thereafter recommended candidates are sent for Stage-IV i.e. initial/special medical examination.
Stage-III: Final Selection Board (FSB): The candidates qualifying for Stage-III will be intimated on completion of stage-II at respective centres. The FSB call up letter along with reporting instructions will be intimated to candidates on personal Login IDs. FSB is conducted at the Coast Guard Selection Board (CGSB) located at Noida and spans over five days. The candidates are subjected to Psychological Test, Group Task and Interview.
Stage-IV (Medical Examination): The candidates who clear Stage-III are required to undergo a special medical examination at Base Hospital, New Delhi.
Stage-V (Induction): The candidates who clear Stage – IV and stand in All India Merit List as per the vacancies available will be provisionally selected for training and will be required to report at INA Ezhimala for Naval Orientation Course (NOC) as per the instructions. All India Merit List will be based on combined marks of Stage-I and Stage-III.
How to Apply
(a) Applications will be accepted only ONLINE from 01 Sep 2023 (1100 hrs) to 15 Sep 2023 (1700 hrs). The candidates are to login to https://joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in and follow the instructions for registering with mail ID/mobile number. The candidates are to ensure validity of e-mail and mobile number at least up to July 2024.
The tentative dates for examination are as follows:
The candidates selected for training will be required to report at INA Ezhimala for 22 weeks of basic training followed by ab-initio training at various training establishments/ units/ ships of Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard. Under trainee Assistant Commandants are liable to be discharged as UNSUITABLE if their progress (including academic) or conduct is unsatisfactory at any time during training.
Pay Scale :
The pay scales for the various ranks are as per the 7th CPC are as follows:
Recommendation in FSB does not confirm final selection. A merit list will be prepared for the medically fit candidates on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates at Stage-I (Screening test) and Stage-III(FSB) depending upon the availability of vacancies. The number of vacancies may vary from branch to branch and will be decided at a later date depending on the number of training vacancies available at training establishments. The list of candidates selected on the basis of merit list will be uploaded on Coast Guard recruitment website during the month of May 2024. The joining letters will be issued accordingly. The training at INA, Ezhimala is scheduled to commence in Mid Jun 2024.
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