Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Notification 2023

Utkarsh Classes 09-09-2023
Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Notification 2023

 Indian Coast Guard released a Notification of the Assistant Commandant for the batch of 02/2024. A total of 46 posts of General Duty, Technical (Engineering and Electrical/Electronics) and Law for the Indian Coast Guard, an armed force of the union, have been announced.   

The ICG Assistant Commandant is a Group A officer position.  If you are eligible and interested, you can apply for these vacancies at joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in. The link to apply will be available until September 15th, 2023. This article contains all of the pertinent information concerning this recruitment.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Overview 2023

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is a defence force that preserves and enforces maritime law in India. Eligible applicants are hired as Assistant Commandants by the ICG for a variety of positions such as General Duty, Technical, Legal Advisor, Pilots, and so on.  These positions are open to both male and female candidates.

As part of the selection process, candidates will undergo a Screening Test (CGCAT), a Preliminary Selection Board, a Final Selection Board, a Medical Examination, and an Induction. All crucial information about Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2023 may be found in the table below.

ICG Assistant Commandant - Important Information

Exam Conducting Organization

Indian Coast Guard

Post Name

Assistant Commandant 

(General Duty, Law & Technical Branch)

Batch No.

02/2024

Vacancy

46

Application Dates

01 September to 15 September 2023

Application Mode

Online

Examination Mode

Online

Type of Appointment

Short Service Appointment (SSA) 

Selection Process

  • CGCAT
  • PSB
  • FSB
  • Medical Examination
  • Induction

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Important Dates 2023

All important dates related to the ICG AC Recruitment 2023 are shown in the table below, including application, exam, admit card and result dates. 

Event

Date

Application Start Date

01-09-2023

Last Date to Apply

15-09-2023

Exam Date

See the table below

Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

Answer Key

To be announced

Final Result

To be announced

Tentative Schedule for Examination (02/2024 batch)

Cadre

Stage-I

Stage-II

Stage-III

Stage-IV

Stage-V

GD

Dec 23

Jan 24

Jan-Apr 24

Jan-May 24

Mid Jun 24

Tech (Engg)

Dec 23

Jan 24

Jan-Apr 24

Jan-May 24

Mid Jun 24

Tech (Elect)

Dec 23

Jan 24

Jan-Apr 24

Jan-May 24

Mid Jun 24

Law 

Dec 23

Jan 24

Jan-Apr 24

Jan-May 24

Mid Jun 24

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 Direct Links

All the important links relevant to ICG AC Recruitment 2023, which will be helpful for you, are provided in the table given below

Official website

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) 

Notification

ICG CGCAT 02/2024

Application Link

Click Here

Result Link

Click Here (Link Inactive)

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Vacancy 2023

The Indian Coast Guard has published 46 vacancies for the post of Assistant Commandant under various disciplines for the 02/2024 batch, according to the Indian Coast Guard Notification 2023. Check out the ICG AC Vacancy information by discipline and category below.

Post

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

UR

Total

GD

04

02

06

01

12

25

Tech

03

01

05

01

10

20

Law

-

-

-

-

01

01

Total

07

03

11

02

23

46

Note: These vacancies mentioned above are tentative and subject to change depending upon the availability of training slots.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Eligibility Criteria 2023

You must completely review the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Eligibility Criteria to ensure that you are qualified for the position and that your application is not rejected. To prevent rejection, the candidate must meet all of the eligibility conditions. The following are the requirements for applicants:

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Nationality

The applicant must be an Indian citizen to be eligible to apply for this post.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Age Limit & Gender

The following are the age requirements for applying to the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) AC Recruitment:

Branch

Age (as of 01 July 2023)

Gender

Relaxation in upper age

General Duty (GD)

21-25 years

Candidate must be born between 01 July 1998 & 30 June 2002 (Both dates inclusive)

Male

05 years for personnel serving in Coast Guard or equivalent personnel in Army/Air Force/Navy

Technical (Mechanical)

Male

05 years for personnel serving in Coast Guard

Technical (Electrical/ Electronics)

Male

Law Entry

21-30 years

Candidate must be born between 01 July 1993 & 30 June 2002 (Both dates inclusive).

Male/Female

05 years for personnel serving in Coast Guard or equivalent personnel in Army/Navy/Air Force

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Educational Qualification 

To apply for the ICGAC exam, one must meet the following minimal educational requirements set by the conducting body.

Branch

Educational Qualification

General Duty (GD)

  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 60% aggregate marks
  • Mathematics and Physics as subjects up to Intermediate or class XII of the 10+2+3 education model, or equivalent, with a minimum aggregate mark of 55% in Mathematics and Physics. Candidates who have finished their diploma following graduation (with an aggregate of 55% in physics and math) are also eligible.

Technical (Mechanical)

  • Engineering degree in Naval Architecture or Mechanical or Marine or Automotive or Mechatronics or Industrial and Production or Metallurgy or Design or Aeronautical or Aerospace with a minimum 60% aggregate marks.

OR

Equivalent qualification in any of the aforementioned disciplines accepted as exempt from section "A" and "B" and its associate membership examination (AMIE) by the Institutes of Engineers (India). 

  •  Mathematics and Physics as subject upto intermediate or class XII of 10+2+3 scheme of education or equivalent with minimum 55% aggregate marks in Mathematics and Physics. The candidates who have completed graduation after diploma (with an aggregate of 55% marks in diploma with physics and mathematics).

Technical (Electrical/ Electronics)

  • Engineering degree in Electrical or Electronics or Telecommunication or Instrumentation or Instrumentation and Control or Electronics and Communication or Power Engineering or Power Electronics with minimum 60% aggregate marks.

OR

Equivalent qualification in any of the aforementioned disciplines accepted as exempt from section "A" and "B" and its associate membership examination (AMIE) by the Institutes of Engineers (India).

  • Mathematics and Physics as subject upto intermediate or class XII of 10+2+3 scheme of education or equivalent with minimum 55% aggregate marks in Mathematics and Physics. The candidates who have completed graduation after diploma (with an aggregate of 55% marks in diploma with physics and mathematics).

Law Entry

Degree in Law with minimum 60% aggregate marks.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2023 Apply Online

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment applications must be submitted online via the official website of ICG @joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in. The actions to take when applying for the post are outlined below.

Step 1: Visit the Indian Coast Guard website.

Step 2: Click the CGCAT 02/2024 tab on the homepage.

Step 3: Register with your personal information to create an account; if already registered login to apply. 

Step 4: Now, proceed to fill in your Application Form.

Step 5: Carefully fill out all of the required personal and educational information.

Step 6: Check that you have completed all of the star(*) marked fields.

Step 7: Upload your scanned current photograph and signature in the format and size specified.

Step 8: Pay the applicable examination fee.

Step 9: Submit the application form and take a printout of the final submission for future reference.

Examination Fee

All candidates (excluding SC/ST candidates, who are exempt from paying the fee) must pay a fee of Rs.250/- online by net banking or Visa/Master/Maestro/RuPay/Credit/Debit Card/UPI. 

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Selection Process

The selection of Assistant Commandants is based on an all-India order of merit based on candidates' performance in five phases of examination and the number of vacancies available. Clearing all stages is required for recruitment in ICG. The following are the specifics of the several stages of examination:

  • Stage-I: Screening Test (CGCAT)

The stage 1 of the recruitment process will be a written test. All candidates for all branches (except law candidates) shall appear in this computer-based online screening test known as CGCAT. 

  • Stage-II: Preliminarily Selection Board (PSB)

This stage is qualifying in nature and includes the Computerised Cognitive Battery Test (CCBT) and Picture Perception & Discussion (PP&DT)).

  • Stage-III: Final Selection Board (FSB)

The FSB is held at the Coast Guard Selection Board (CGSB) in Noida and lasts five days. Candidates must complete a Psychological Test, a Group Task, and an Interview (Personality Test).

  • Stage-IV: Medical Examination

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

  • Stage-V: Induction

Candidates who pass Stage IV and are on the All India Merit List for the vacant openings will be provisionally selected for training and will be asked to report to INA Ezhimala for the Naval Orientation Course (NOC).

Note:

Law candidates will take stage II (PSB) directly, and their merit list will be generated solely based on their performance in stage III (FSB). 

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Exam Pattern

a. Screening Test

The screening test is administered by computer. The CGCAT exam pattern is detailed in the table below.

Exam

Subject

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Exam Duration

CGCAT (for all branches except law)

English

25

100

2 hours

Reasoning & Numerical Ability

25

100

General Science and Mathematical aptitude 

25

100

General Knowledge

25

100

Total

100

400

Note:

  • There will be a negative marking of one mark for each wrong answer.
  • All questions will be of MCQ type.

b. PSB

As previously stated, candidates for PSB will be tested using the Computerised Cognitive Battery Test (CCBT) and the Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PP&DT). 

  • The CCBT will be conducted entirely in English and will be objective in nature.
  • Candidates are expected to speak and debate in English during PP&DT. They are, however, free to talk in Hindi if they so desire.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Syllabus 2023

The syllabus for Assistant Commandant (General Duty) & (Technical) Post are given in the table below:

Subject

Topics

English

  • Comprehension
  • Usage of Words
  • Sentence completion/Corrections
  • Punctuations
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Parts of Speech
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Active and Passive Voice

Reasoning and Numerical Ability

  • Spatial, Numerical, Reasoning and Associative Ability
  • Sequences
  • Spellings
  • Unscrambling
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Missing Numbers
  • Series Completion
  • Decimal Fraction
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Average and Volume
  • Time and Work
  • Speed and Distance
  • Expenditure Problems
  • Market Price
  • Cash Price
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage
  • Factoring (LCM and HCF)
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Mensuration Formulas

General Science and Mathematical Ability

  • Nature of Matter
  • Universe
  • Electricity and its Applications
  • Force and Gravitation
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Heat, Temperature, Light, Current, Magnetism
  • Metals and Non Metals
  • Measurements
  • Sound and Wave Motion
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemistry – Carbon and its Compounds
  • Periodic Table
  • Acids, Bases & Salts
  • Food
  • Nutrition and Health Physiology
  • Human Diseases
  • Basic Computer Science
  • Arithmetic Ability
  • Number Systems
  • Algebra
  • Basic Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Probability and Set Theory

General Knowledge

  • History of India, Geography, Climate / Environment
  • Constitution of India
  • Art, Culture, Dance, Heritage, Religion
  • Freedom Movement
  • Important National Facts
  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Sports and Championships
  • Entertainment
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Defence and Wars
  • Geographical Neighbours- – Languages, Capitals, Currencies,Common Name, 
  • Full Forms, 
  • Abbreviations
  • Eminent Personalities
  • National – Bird/ Animal/ Monuments/ Flower/ Anthem/ Sport/ Flag/ Emblem etc.
  • Discoveries
  • Current Affairs (National & International)

To download the ICG Assistant Commandant Syllabus PDF, click here → GD, Technical

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Admit Card 2023

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) publishes the ICG AC admit card on its official website. By inputting their credentials, candidates can get their admission card from the website. To obtain your admission card, simply follow the instructions outlined below.

  • Navigate to joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in.
  • Navigate to the section - Join the ICG as an Officer (CGCAT).
  • Now, under the News/Announcement area, click on the download admit card link for CGCAT 02/2024.
  • Login with your Roll Number/Registration ID and Password.
  • The admit card will be displayed on your device.
  • For the exam day, download the Coast Guard AC Admit Card.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Result 2023

The Indian Coast Guard will publish the results of the Assistant Commandant CGCAT 02/2024 Screening Test on its official website. Candidates can view their results by logging in to the joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in website. This website will also include a direct link to the result.

Steps to download result:

  • Visit the official website of the ICG or click the direct download link.
  • Enter your roll number and name to access the portal.
  • The result, along with the other information, will be displayed on the screen.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Salary 2023

The basic pay for an Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant is 10, the pay band is 3, and the grade pay is ₹5400. The starting basic pay of the CG AC will be ₹56,100  as per the 7th Pay Commission.

Promotions to the ranks shall be made in accordance with the established promotion standards.

Check the table given below to know about the ICG Promotion and Ranks.

Rank

Pay Level

Starting Basic Pay (in Rs.)

Deputy Commandant

11

67,700/-

Commandant (JG)

12

78,800/-

Commandant

13

1,23,100/-

Deputy Inspector General

13A

1,31,100/-

Inspector General

14

1,44,200/-

Additional Director General

15

1,82,200/-

Director General

17

2,25,000/-

ICG AC 2023 FAQs 

FAQ

The deadline for submitting an application for the CGCAT 02/2024 form is September 15, 2023.

The candidate must be of Indian origin.

ICSG Assistant Commandant Selection Process consists of five stages: the CGCAT, the PSB, the FSB, the medical examination, and the induction. 

Previous Question Papers for ICG Assistant Commandant can be downloaded from www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in. PYQ Pdf is also available on our website.

No, there’s no such specific syllabus.

Yes, the ICG AC position is a Group A Gazetted Officer position.

Candidates selected for training must report to INA Ezhimala for a 22-week Naval Orientation Course, followed by ab-initio instruction at various training establishments/ units/ships of the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard. 

Medical insurance, furnished government housing, 1.25 insurance cover, canteen facilities, ECHS medical facilities after retirement, free ration/ration money allowance, and much more.

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