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Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Notification 2024 Batch II [Out Now]

The Indian Coast Guard has officially published the notification for the CGCAT (Coast Guard Common Admission Test) for Batch 2 2024. Applications are invited from unmarried Male and Female Candidates...

The Indian Coast Guard has officially published the notification for the CGCAT (Coast Guard Common Admission Test) for Batch 2 2024. Applications are invited from unmarried Male and Female Candidates to join the Indian Coast Guard as an Assistant Commandant Course Commencing from July 2024 and INA, Ezhimala.

The Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union, offers a challenging career to young and dynamic Indian male/female candidates for various branches as an Assistant Commandant (Group ‘A’ Gazetted Officer). Registration for ‘the online’ application will be through the Coast Guard recruitment website

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Notification 2024 II Batch UPDATED

Indian Coast Guard: Important Dates

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Notification 2024 BatchDates
ICG AC 2024 Batch II Application Start Date01st September 2023
ICG AC 2024 Batch II Application Last Date15th September 2023

Indian Coast Guard: Eligibility Criteria

Indian citizens having the following minimum qualifications are eligible to apply:-


The candidates whose results are disclosed in decimals of percentage are to round off their percentage marks to the nearest whole digit. However, if the decimal percentage of an individual is less than the minimum qualifying percentage the individual is not eligible and the candidature of the candidate shall be cancelled. (For example, if the procedure for rounding off of decimal percentage will be as follows:-
(a) The score of decimal percentage from 0.1 to 0.5 will be rounded to the lower side of the whole number (i.e. 60.5 to be rounded to 60 and not 61)
(b) The score of decimal percentage from 0.6 – 0.9 to be rounded to next nearest higher side of the whole number {(i.e. 60.9 to be rounded off to the nearest higher whole number 61). IF a UR/OBC candidate has scored 59.9% in graduation the candidate is not eligible for application and if an SC/ST candidate has scored 54.9% in graduation the candidate is not eligible for applying for the respective post. However, if a UR/OBC candidate has scored 60.5% he has to round off his percentage to the nearest whole number (60%) during the submission of the application. If any candidate has scored 60.6% then he has to round off to 61%}

Eligibility Criteria Relaxation

(i) Upper age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates is applicable only if posts are reserved for them.
(ii) Maximum 5% relaxation in aggregate in the degree certificate for SC/ST candidates. No relaxation is applicable for 12th-class marks except for CPL-SSA entry.
(iii) In case the candidates are awarded grades/ CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/ CGPA to the percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the University from where they have obtained the degree/school board
(iv) Candidates having Integrated Post-Graduation are also eligible provided they have a certificate issued by the respective Institution/ University, certifying that the candidate has passed the qualifying Degree (with Percentage/Class) as a part of the Integrated Post Graduation Course and the candidate is eligible for award of Graduation Degree. The candidate has to upload the certificate carrying Name, Father’s name, Date of Birth, and Registration Number/ Roll No. during the registration.
(v) Income certificate for EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) as per Government of India format (no other format will be entertained) and related regulations.
(vi) Indian Coast Guard has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the examination and decide on number of candidates to be shortlisted for Stage-II (PSB) & Stage-III (FSB).
(vii) The date of Birth and Gender will not be allowed to be changed at any subsequent stage even after induction under any circumstances whatsoever and your candidature/ appointment will be cancelled at any stage wherever any wrong information is detected.

Indian Coast Guard: Vacancy

The total category-wise posts for recruitment of the Assistant Comdt-02/2024 batch will be provided by the Principal Director (Personnel).


Note. These vacancies are tentative and may change depending on the availability of training slots.

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Indian Coast Guard: Additional Eligibility Criteria

(a) Candidates withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any other service training academy are not eligible to appear.
(b) Candidates should not have been arrested, convicted or prosecuted on criminal charges.
(c) If there is no vacancy for SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy)/EWS category candidates, in such case, reserved category candidates can apply as unreserved, however, they will not be eligible for any age and passing marks concession/relaxation. SC/ST candidates can only be exempted from payment of application fee.
(d) Candidates who are studying in the final year/ final semester degree course and are yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply provided candidate should not have any backlog and should have secured a minimum of 60% marks up to the last semester/ year for which results have been declared at the time of submission of application. They are required to submit proof of passing the degree examination by 30 Nov 23 and no request for extending this date will be entertained on the grounds of late conduct of basic qualifying University Examination, delay in declaration of results or any other ground whatsoever. Such candidates have to produce a certificate signed by Registrar/Controller of the university regarding non declaration of final year/semester result (Format available on website).

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Indian Coast Guard: Selection Procedure

The selection of Officer Recruits 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.

The details of various stages of examination are as follows:-

(a) Stage-I (CGCAT). The Stage-I would include conduct of screening Test for the eligible applicants which will be a Computer Based Examination conducted at various centers all over India. Screening test is to be conducted for candidates applying for the post of GD/CPL and Technical (Mechanical/Electrical & Electronics). The screening test will be conducted in MCQ pattern with maximum marks of 400 consisting of 100 questions with four marks for each correct answer and one negative marking for each incorrect answer. The duration of the exam will be of two hours and medium of test paper will be English.

The candidate has to take following tests depending on post applied:-

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(i) All India category wise merit list for Stage-I will be prepared on the basis of marks scored in Stage-I (CGCAT) of CGCAT examination and DOB. If merit is tied at last shortlisted candidate, than all the candidates having same marks will be shortlisted for stage II (PSB).
(ii) Indian Coast Guard has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all subjects of the examination for short listing of candidates for stage-II (PSB).

(b) 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 to give the choice of PSB centre at the time of filling of application form. Candidates will be screened through Computerised Cognitive Battery Test (CCBT) and Picture Perception & Discussion (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.
(i) Candidate’s Verification. Candidates reporting for Stage-II will first undergo photo and biometric verification. The photo captured & biometric recorded during Stage-II is to be verified with the captured photo & biometric recorded duringthe Stage-I. If the biometric (thumb impression) of a candidate at Stage-II does not match with the biometric captured at Stage-I, the document verification team is empowered to establish the identity/ genuineness of the candidate by approved procedures by Competent Authority and recapture the Biometric of the candidate for verification in the subsequent stages. However if the document verification team is not convinced with the genuineness of the candidate after manual verification process as mentioned above, then the candidature of the candidate will be cancelled.
(ii) Documents Verification. The candidates who have cleared PSB will undergo document verification. The original documents brought by candidates will be verified as per the documents uploaded by the candidates during registration for Stage-II. In case of any discrepancy, the candidature will be cancelled and a ‘Rejection Slip’ indicating the reasons for rejection will be handed over to the candidate.

(c) 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. 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 (Personality test). The Final Selection will be conducted tentatively from Feb – Apr 2023. 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. Special medical examination.
(d) Stage-IV (Medical Examination). The candidates who clear Stage-III are required to undergo a special medical examination at Base Hospital, New Delhi. Candidates declared unfit in Special Medical Board(SMB) are included in the merit list, because the candidates declared unfit in SMB have the liberty to appeal the verdict and will report for appeal medicals at designated service hospital within 42 days of completion of SMB. If declared unfit during appeal medicals, they have the option for asking for a review of the results. In this case, the approval of the review is accorded from Director General of Armed
Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) through Directorate of Medical Services/CGHQ. If the review is approved, the designated hospital for the conduct of the review is indicated in the approval. The decision of Review Medical Board (RMB) will be final and no further appeal will be accepted.
(e) 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. Candidates reporting at INA Ezhimala for training will first undergo photo and biometric verification.

Indian Coast Guard: Result Declaration

The result of each stage of the selection procedure from Stage I to Stage-V can be accessed by logging into the candidate’s account on the ICG website. The result of the online examination at Stage I will be announced tentatively within 30 days. Details of the declaration of results are as follows:-
(a) The marks of candidates not shortlisted for stage II (PSB) will be declared prior commencement of stage II (PSB).
(b) The marks of candidates not shortlisted for stage III (FSB) will be declared prior commencement of stage III (FSB).
(c) The marks of candidates not clearing FSB will be declared on completion of all batches of FSB of the respective recruitment cycle prior commencement of induction of the respective batch at the Academy. NO RTI queries regarding the advance declaration marks of candidates will be entertained during the period of selection as mentioned above.

Indian Coast Guard: How To Apply

Applications will be accepted only ‘ONLINE’ from 01st September 2023 and will close on 15th September 2023. The candidates are to log in to and follow the instructions for registering themselves with an e-mail ID/mobile number. The candidates are to ensure the validity of their e-mail and mobile numbers at least up to 15th September 2023.

Important: – Please read the instructions given on the website before submitting your application. This is an indicative advertisement only. LAST DATE FOR ONLINE APPLICATION – 15 SEPTEMBER 2023.

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