Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD & DB) Recruitment 2023

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Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD & DB) Recruitment 2023

The ICG Navik (GD & DB) and Yantrik Notification for the 01/2024 batch was issued by ICG on 8 September 2023. The Indian Coast Guard will recruit 290 eligible candidates for the Navik (General Duty and Domestic Branch) posts through the Coast Guard Enrolled Personnel Test (CGEPT 01/2024). Continue reading to know more about the Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2023, including essential dates, eligibility criteria, physical standards, exam pattern, and other important updates about the recruitment drive.

Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2023 - Overview

The Indian Coast Guard Notification 2023 has been issued for 260 vacancies of Navik (General Duty) and 30 vacancies of Navik (Domestic Branch) in ICG. Indian citizens who fulfill the required eligibility criteria can apply online through the official website of ICG, i.e. 

This is an excellent opportunity for applicants with a diploma in the relevant field who have completed their 10th and 12th grades. The following is an overview of the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2023:

ICG Navik 2023 - Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

Indian Coast Guard

Post(s) Name

Navik (General Duty)

Navik (Domestic Branch)


GD - 260

DB - 30

Application Dates

8 September to 22 September 2023

Application Mode


Examination Mode


Frequency of Exam


Selection Process

  • Stage-I:
    • Computer Based Examination
  • Stage-II
    • Assessment/Ability Test
    • Physical Fitness Test 
    • Document Verification
    • Initial Medicals Examination
  • Stage-III
    • Document Verification
    • Final Medicals at INS Chilka
    • A copy of the original document, a police verification form, and other relevant forms must be submitted
  • Stage-IV
    • Final Merit List
    • Submission and Verification of Original Documents

Important Dates for Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2023

Applications for Navik Gd & DB posts in the Indian Coast Guard must be submitted online by 22 September 2023. The Indian Coast Guard Navik position is only available for male candidates. There will be a computer-based exam, a physical fitness test (PFT), and a medical examination to select candidates. Here are all the essential dates listed in the notification for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2023:



Notification Release Date


Application Start Date


Last Date to Apply


Exam Date (Tentative)

Stage - I: Mid/End Dec 2023

Stage - II: Mid/ End January 2024

Stage - III: End April/Early May 2024

Admit Card Release Date

To be notified

Answer Key

To be notified

Final Result

To be notified

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2023 - Important Links for Navik

All important links relevant to the ICG Navik Recruitment 2023 can be found in the table given below:

Official Website 


CGEPT01-2024 PDF 

Apply Link

Click Here

Admit Card

Click here (Link inactive)

Answer Key

Click here (Link inactive)


Click here (Link inactive)


GD syllabus

DB syllabus

Indian Coast Guard Navik Vacancy 2023

For the ICG Navik 01/2024 batch, a total of 260 vacancies have been announced for the GD (Ground Duty) post and 30 for the DB (Domestic Branch) posts by the Indian Coast Guard. The following are the category-wise Indian Coast Guard Navik vacancy details:


UR (General)






Navik (General Duty)







Navik (Domestic Branch)














Indian Coast Guard Navik Eligibility Criteria 2023

Candidates ensure they meet all the eligibility criteria set by ICG for the position of Navik, including age limits, education requirements, nationality and physical requirements. Check all the details provided below carefully:

(a) Nationality

Only Male Indian Citizens are eligible to apply for this post.

(b) Age Limit & Relaxation

Candidates for the post of Navik in ICG must be over the age of 18 and under the age of 22 (they should have been born between 1 May 2002 and 30 April 2006, both dates inclusive). Below are the details of upper-age relaxations applicable to candidates belonging to different categories:


Age Relaxation


5 years

OBC (non-creamy)

3 years

(c) Educational Qualification

The educational qualification requirements for both the branches of ICG Navik are mentioned below:


Educational Requirements

Navik (General Duty)

Passed 10+2 with Maths and Physics from a school recognised by the Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE).

Navik (Domestic Branch)

Class 10th passed from an education board recognised by the Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE). 

Application Process of Indian Coast Guard Navik 2023

The Indian Coast Guard has begun accepting online applications for the Navik (DB, GD) from 8 September 2023. For the online application, candidates must go to the ICG's official website. All eligible applicants who want to serve in the Indian Coast Guard can apply online using the direct link provided above. The following are the steps to fill out and submit the application form:

Step 1: Go to the Indian Coast Guard's official website and click on the application link.

Step 2: Find the advertising for the CGEPT 01/2024 Batch.

Step 3: Click “I Agree” after selecting the position you want to apply for (General Duty/Domestic Branch).

Step 4: Go to “Online Application” and fill out the necessary information.

Step 5: Double-check your completed information before submitting the application from. Take a printout of the application form after successful submission.

ICG Navik Application Fee:

Candidates belonging to the SC/ST categories are exempted from paying the fee, while all other candidates must pay the required fee online. The application fee details are listed below:


Examination Fee



All Others

Rs. 300/-

Mode of Application Fee Payment: Exam fees can be paid online through net banking or using a Visa/Master/Maestro/Rupay Credit/Debit Card/UPI. Candidates should be advised that their E-admit card will be issued only when they have successfully paid the examination fee.

Indian Coast Guard Navik Selection Process 2023

The selection process for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Navik Recruitment 2023 includes the following stages:


Written Test: The written examination will be of the objective type with multiple choice based questions. Candidates who pass the written exam will be invited to take the physical fitness test (PFT). Before the written examination, there will be a document scrutiny process; candidates failing to submit the required documents will not be allowed to sit for the written examination.

Candidates who applied for the Navik (GD) position must attempt two sections of the paper - Section 1 and Section 2, and for the DB Position, only Section 1 of the paper is required to be attempted. 


  • Assessment/Adaptability Test: Under the Assessment test, candidates will be evaluated using an OMR-based test, the result of which will be announced after one hour. The qualified candidates will proceed to the next stage, i.e. Physical Fitness Test.
  • Physical Fitness Test: PFT will consist of a race, squats, and push-ups.
  • Document Verification: All the documents provided by the candidates during the application will be checked. 
  • Initial Medicals Examination: At this step, a Provisional Medical Exam will be performed to determine whether the candidate is qualified for the post. Candidates who have been pronounced permanently or temporarily unfit have the right to challenge the results of the initial medical examination. Following completion of the first medicals, the appeal medical must be performed "within 21 days if permanently unfit" or “within 42 days if temporarily unfit.”


All documentation provided by the candidate will be rechecked, and a final medical test to confirm fitness will be conducted at INS Chilka.


All original documents of finally shortlisted candidates will be verified for the last time.

Indian Coast Guard Navik 2023 - Exam Pattern

Stage-I is computer-based and divided into two sections, namely Section I and II. Section 1 of the ICG Navik Exam Pattern is common for both positions, i.e. General Duty and Domestic Branch. Candidates must pass the following sections, depending on the position for which they have applied.



Passing Marks


Navik (DB)

Section I

30 (UR/EWS/ OBC) 27 (for SC/ST)


Navik (GD)

Section (I+II)

30+20=50 (UR/ EWS/OBC) 27+17= 44 (SC/ST)

Passing each section separately is compulsory

The details of the subjects of each section are tabulated below:





Section I

  • Maths – 20
  • Science - 10
  • English – 15
  • Reasoning–10
  • GK – 5
  • Maximum Marks – 60 
  • Time – 45 mins. 
  • Total no. of Questions – 60

Class 10th Syllabus

Section II

  • Maths – 25
  • Physics– 25
  • Maximum Marks – 50
  • Time – 30 mins.
  • Total no. of Questions – 50

Class 12th Maths & Physics Syllabus


There will be no negative marking for any wrong answers.

Physical Fitness Test (PFT):

All candidates who pass the written test will be shortlisted for the PFT. All three PFT tests must be performed in sequence, with no breaks. Any deviation from the three tests will result in failure of the PFT. The following are the parameters for the Physical Fitness Test:

  • Running 1.6 kilometres in 7 minutes
  • Twenty squats (Uthak Baithak)
  • Ten push-ups

Medical Examination

Candidates who pass the written and physical fitness tests will be declared qualified for the medical examination. The following medical conditions must be met by candidates applying for the Indian Coast Guard Navik position:

Medical Parameters



Minimum 157 cms


Well-proportionate, minimum expansion 5 cms


Proportionate to height and age +10 percentage acceptable




Permanent body tattoos are not allowed

Indian Coast Guard Navik Exam Syllabus 2023

To make your study plans easier, we're providing you the subject-wise syllabus for the written examination. Go through the detailed section-wise syllabus of ICG Navik given in the tables below. 

Note: Section 1 is common for both the cadre.

ICG Navik (DB & GD)  Syllabus - Section I




  • Nature of Matter, Universe (Planets / Earth/Satellites/Sun)
  • Electricity and its application
  • Force and Gravitation, Newton’s Laws Of Motion, Work, Energy and Power
  • Heat, Temperature
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Carbon and its Compounds
  • Measurements in Science
  • Sound & Wave Motion, Atomic Structure


  • Mathematical Simplification
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Algebraic Identities, Linear Equations and Polynomials, Simultaneous Equations, Basic Trigonometry
  • Simple Mensuration
  • Geometry, Measures of Central Tendency (Average, Median and Mode)
  • Interest, Profit, Loss and Percentage
  • Work, Time, Speed and Distance


  • Unseen Passage
  • Preposition, Correction of sentences,
  • Change active to passive/passive to active voice.
  • Change direct to indirect/indirect to direct,
  • Verbs/Tense/Non Finites, Punctuation.
  • Substituting phrasal verbs for expression
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Meanings of difficult words.
  • Use of adjectives
  • Compound preposition.
  • Use of pronouns

General Awareness

  • Geography: Soil, Rivers, Mountains, Ports, Inland, Harbours
  • Culture and Religion, Freedom Movement, Important National Facts about India, Heritage, Arts and Dance
  • History
  • Defence, Wars and Neighbours
  • Awards and Authors
  • Discoveries, Diseases and Nutrition
  • Current Affairs, Languages, Capitals and Currencies, Common Names, Full Forms and Abbreviations
  • Eminent Personalities
  • National Bird/Animal/Sport
  • /Flower/Anthem/ Song/ Flag/Mountains
  • Sports: Championships / Winners /Terms / Number of Players


  • Spatial, Numerical Reasoning & Associative Ability, Sequences, Spellings Unscrambling, Coding and Decoding

Note: The questions from Science and Mathematics will be as per the 10th grade of the CBSE syllabus.

ICG Navik (GD) Syllabus - Section II




  • Physical world and measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power. Newton’s laws and applications, circular motion.
  • Motion of System of particles and rigid body, gravitation, Property of Bulk Matter, thermodynamics, behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic theory, Oscillation and Waves.
  • Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of current and magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and alternating currents, Electromagnetic Waves.
  • Optics, Dual Nature of matter and radiation, Atom and Nuclei
  • Electronic devices, Communicating systems


  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Algebra
  • Vector And Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Liner Programming
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Probability
  • Relations And Functions

For the detailed Navik GD syllabus, click here and for the Navik DB syllabus, click here.

Indian Coast Guard Navik GD Admit Card 2023

ICG Navik Admit Card 2023 will be available for download from the Indian Coast Guard's official website. Candidates taking the Navik GD/DB exams can download their admit cards from the official website or through the direct link provided in this post. To avoid last-minute technical issues, download the Indian Coast Guard Admit Card beforehand.

The steps for downloading your ICG Navik E-admit card are mentioned below:

Step 1: Go to the ICG's official website.

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the CGEPT 01/2023 admit card download link. 

Step 3: Enter your registered email address and password.

Step 4: Type in the captcha code and login.

Step 5: Your IGC Navik GD admit card will be displayed on the screen.

Step 6: Save the downloaded admit card for future use.

Indian Coast Guard Navik Result 2023

The ICG Navik result is normally released by the ICG on its official website 45 days after the commencement of the exam. Each stage's result will be announced separately by the board, and qualifying candidates from each level will be shortlisted for the next round. 

Only the official website allows the candidates to view their authentic results. To view your results, follow the steps mentioned below: 

  • Visit the official website at
  • Navigate to the 'News & Announcements' tab.
  • Select the link 'ICG Result - CGEPT 01/2024 Batch'
  • A PDF containing a brief notification will be shown.
  • The result link is located at the bottom of the PDF.
  • When you click on the link, the login page will appear.
  • Enter your registered email address and password.
  • The result will be displayed on your screen.

Indian Coast Guard Navik GD/DB Cut-off Marks 2023

The cut-off marks for the Indian Coast Guard Navik are released soon after each part of the examination is successfully completed. Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must be aware of the Indian Coast Guard Navik Cut-Off 2022 in order to determine the minimum scores required to pass the exam. The Cut-Off marks for 2022 exams (for 1 and 2 batches), as well as the steps to check the marks, are provided below. 

Candidates should use the following steps to get the cut-off marks:

STEP 1: Go to the Indian Coast Guard's official website.

STEP 2: Navigate to the News/Announcements section.

STEP 3: Locate and click on the link with the 'CGEPT 01/2024 Cut-Off'.

STEP 4: Enter your login information.

STEP 5: The screen will display the cut-off marks.

You can find the category-wise Indian Coast Guard Navik Cut-Off 2022 for Batch 01/2022 and Batch 02/2022.

Indian Coast Guard Navik Cut-Off 2022 (Batch- 01/2022)







Cut-off GD






Cut-off DB






Indian Coast Guard Navik Cut-Off 2022 (Batch- 02/2022)







Cut-off GD






Cut-off DB






Indian Coast Guard Navik Salary 2023

The basic pay for an Indian Coast Guard Navik will be Rs. 21700/- (under Pay Level-3). In addition to their salaries, Navik in ICG will be eligible for Dearness Allowance and other allowances based on the nature of their duties/place of assignment, as per the prevailing regulations.

FAQs on Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2023


No, only male candidates can apply for the Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2023.

A total of 260 posts of Navik (GD) and 30 of Navik (DB) have been announced for the Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2023 for the CGEPT 01-2024 batch.

Candidates will be able to apply for ICG Navik till 22 September 2023.

As an Enrolled Personnel, Navik (General Duty) serves onboard ships and ashore for a variety of responsibilities. The Navik (Domestic Branch), on the other hand, provides logistical support to the Ship company (onboard ship and ashore) as Cook & Steward.

According to the eligibility criteria specified in the advertisement, a candidate may apply for just one position. If a candidate submits multiple applications, his candidature will be cancelled.

Yes, if the Board/University is listed on the COBSE (Council of Boards of School Education) list. 

The city of the examination will be available at least 10 days before ICG Navik Stage-I Exam. It will be displayed on the dashboard within the candidate's login page. 

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