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Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD) Recruitment 02/2024 - 260 Vacancies

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Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD) Recruitment 02/2024 - 260 Vacancies

The Indian Coast Guard issued the ICG Navik (GD) Notification for the 02/2024 batch via their official website. The Indian Coast Guard will conduct the Coast Guard Enrolled Personnel Test (CGEPT 02/2024) to select 260 eligible candidates for the Navik (General Duty) post. Candidates who have completed their 12th-grade education and are at least 18 years old can apply for the ICG Navik (General Duty) Recruitment 2024 from 13 February onwards.

Continue reading for more information about the Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2024, such as important dates, eligibility criteria, physical standards, exam pattern, and other recruitment-related updates.

Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD) Recruitment 2024 - Overview

The Indian Coast Guard Notification 02/2024 has been issued for 260 vacancies of Navik (General Duty) in ICG. Indian male citizens who fulfill the required eligibility criteria can apply online through the official website of ICG, i.e. joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in. 

This is an excellent opportunity for applicants who have completed their 12th-class education to serve the nation with pride. Check the table below to know important details of the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2024

ICG Navik (GD) 02/2024 - Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

Indian Coast Guard (ICG)

Exam Name

Coast Guard Enrolled Personnel Test (CGEPT 02/2024)

Post Name

Navik (General Duty)



Application Dates

From 13 Feb (1100 HRS) T0 27 Feb 2024 (till 1730 HRS)

Application Mode


Examination Mode


Frequency of Exam


Selection Process

  • Stage-I:
    • Computer Based Examination (CBE)
  • Stage-II
    • Assessment/Ability Test
    • Physical Fitness Test 
    • Document Verification
    • Recruitment Medicals Examination
  • Stage-III
    • Document Verification
    • Final Medicals at INS Chilka
  • Stage-IV
    • Final Merit List
    • Submission and Verification of Original Documents

Important Dates for ICG Navik (GD) Recruitment 2024

Applications for Navik (GD) positions in the Indian Coast Guard can be submitted online by February 27, 2024. Only Indian male candidates may apply for the position of Navik in the Indian Coast Guard. Candidates will be selected through a computer-based exam, a physical fitness test (PFT), and a medical examination. The following are the tentative dates listed in the notification for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 02/2024:



Notification Release Date


Application Start Date


Last Date to Apply


Exam Date (Tentative)

Stage - I: Mid/End Apr 2024 

Stage - II: Mid/ End May 2024 

Stage - III: Early/Mid-Oct 2024 

Admit Card Release Date

To be notified

Final Result

To be notified

ICG Recruitment 2024 - Important Links for Navik (GD)

The Application link will be available from 13 to 27 February on the official website. Candidates are advised to apply much before the closing date to avoid technical issues during the closing days. All important links related to ICG Navik (GD) Recruitment 2024 can be found in the table below:

Official Website



CGEPT 02-2024 PDF 

Apply Link

Click Here (available from 13 February)

Admit Card

Click here (Link inactive)


Click here (Link inactive)


ICG Navik GD syllabus

Indian Coast Guard Navik Vacancy 2024

For the ICG Navik 02/2024 batch, a total of 260 vacancies have been announced for the GD (General Duty) post by the Indian Coast Guard. The following is the bifurcation of region/zone-wise and category-wise Indian Coast Guard Navik vacancy:


UR (General)









































Andaman & Nicobar














Note: For the details of area/states covered under various regions/zones refer to the official notification PDF.

Indian Coast Guard Navik Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates should ensure that they meet all the eligibility criteria set by ICG for the position of Navik, including age limits, and education requirements and fulfill the nationality conditions. Check carefully, if you meet all of the requirements listed below:

(a) Nationality

Only Male Indian Citizens are eligible to apply for ICG Navik GD 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 years. Candidates should have been born between  01 Sep 2002 to 31 Aug 2006(both dates inclusive). The following are the details of upper-age relaxations applicable to candidates belonging to various categories:


Upper Age Relaxation


5 years

OBC (non-creamy layer)

3 years

(c) Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for the Navik post in the General Duty branch in ICG must have Passed 10+2 with Maths and Physics from a school recognised by the Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE).

Note: When filling out the online application, candidates must enter the marks of all subjects as they appear on their marksheet. Incorrect or incomplete marks in the online application will result in the cancellation of candidature.

(d) Physical & Medical Standards

The following medical/physical conditions must be met by candidates applying for the Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD) position:

Physical/Medical Parameters



Minimum 157 cms


Well-proportionate with minimum expansion 5 cms


Proportionate to height and age (+10% is acceptable)




Permanent body tattoos are not allowed

Click to view the details of Navik (General Duty) Medical Standards 

Application Online for Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD) 2024

The Indian Coast Guard will begin accepting online applications for the Navik (GD) on 13 February 2024. For the online application, candidates must visit the ICG's official website. All eligible applicants who wish to serve in the Indian Coast Guard may apply online using the direct link provided above. Simply follow the steps given below to easily submit your Navik (GD) online application form.

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

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the “Enrolled Personnel (CGEPT‑02/2024)” tab to Sign In.

Step 3: Enter your Email ID and Password to "Sign in" to the ICG portal.

Step 4: A new page will load, where you have to click on the "New Registration" link.

Step 5: Register successfully using the correct information.

Step 6: Log in with your valid credentials, complete the application form, and click the "Save & Preview" button.

Step 7: Upload the photograph, signature, and documents in the specified format.

Step 8: If you are not exempted, pay the examination fees.

Step 9: Download and print the final ICG Navik GD application form 2024 for future reference.


During the registration process, the candidate must also upload their recent photograph. Additionally, a live image of the candidate will be captured during the registration process. The facial features of the candidate in the uploaded photo will be matched to the real-time photo. Only if the photo matches,  the candidate will be able to submit his application. 

ICG Navik Application Fee:

Candidates can pay their exam fees online via net banking or with a Visa/Master/Maestro/Rupay Credit/Debit Card/UPI. Candidates should be aware that their application will only be accepted and their E-admit card issued after they have successfully paid the examination fee. The category-wise application fee information is listed below.


Examination Fee


Exempted from payment of fees

All Others

Rs. 300/-

Indian Coast Guard Navik GD 2024 - Selection Process 

The selection of a candidate under the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Recruitment 2024 for Navik GD post is based on an all India order of merit based on their performance in Stage-I, II, III & IV and fulfilling the required medical standards during medical examination and the number of vacancies available for the post. Check brief information on all stages of the ICG Navik GD Recruitment below:

Stage-I: Written Test

The written examination will be conducted online and will be objective in nature, with multiple-choice questions. Candidates who pass the written exam will be eligible for the physical fitness test (PFT). Before the written examination, there will be a document verification process; candidates who fail to submit the required documents will be denied the opportunity to take the written examination.

The online written exam is divided into two sections. Section one will be worth 60 marks, while section two will be worth 50 marks. 


Stage-II involves the Assessment/Adaptability Test which is only qualifying in nature i.e. either ‘Provisionally Pass’ or ‘Fail’.

  • Under the Assessment test, candidates will be first evaluated using an OMR-based test, the result of this assessment 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 online application will be verified with the originals. All documents must be issued on or before the application's closing date. The validity of all uploaded documents must be at least until 31 August 2024.
  • Initial Medical 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 declared permanently or temporarily unfit have the right to appeal against  the results of their initial medical examination. Following completion of the initial medicals, the appellant medical must be performed "within 21 days if permanently unfit" or "within 42 days if temporarily unfit." Medical examination of the shortlisted candidates will be conducted by authorized Military Doctors in accordance with the medical standards prescribed by current regulations applicable to the EP of the Indian Coast Guard upon entry. 


At this point, all of the candidate's documentation will be reviewed again. Any mismatch/inconsistency/error with the information provided by the candidate in the application form, uploaded documents, and original documents produced for verification at Stage-II that relates to the candidate's eligibility, identity, or authenticity of documents will result in document verification failure and the candidature will be canceled. A final medical test to confirm fitness will be performed at INS Chilka.


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

Indian Coast Guard Navik GD (2) 2024 - Exam Pattern

The Indian Coast Guard Navik (General Duty) computer-based written exam will consist of objective-type questions. The examination will be divided into two sections (papers), with questions up to the 12th standard. Take a look at the details of the subjects that will be covered in the Navik GD written test.



Maximum Marks

No. of Questions



Section I

  • Maths – 20
  • Science - 10
  • English – 15
  • Reasoning–10
  • GK – 5



45 mins. 

Class 10th

Section II

  • Maths – 25
  • Physics– 25




30 mins

Class 12th


There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers in any section.

Qualifying Marks for the candidates belonging to different categories in each section are as follows:




Section 1





Section 2





Physical Fitness Test (PFT):

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

  • Running - 1.6 km in 7 minutes
  • Twenty squat-ups (Uthak Baithak)
  • Ten push-ups


All candidates are advised to bring their own sports equipment (shoes, t-shirts, trousers, etc.) for PFT.

Indian Coast Guard Navik GD Exam Syllabus 2024

To make your study plans easier, we're providing you with the subject-wise syllabus for the written examination. Check out the tables below for a detailed section-wise syllabus of ICG Navik. 


The questions from Science and Mathematics will be from the CBSE 10th grade syllabus.

ICG Navik (General Duty)  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, Simultaneous Equations
  • Linear Equations and Polynomials
  • Basic Trigonometry & Geometry 
  • Simple Mensuration
  • Measures of Central Tendency 
  • 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
  • National Freedom Movement
  • Important National Facts about India
  • Arts and Dance & Heritage
  • Indian History
  • Defence, Wars and Neighbours
  • Awards and Authors
  • Discoveries, Diseases and Nutrition
  • Current Affairs, Capitals and Currencies, Common Names
  • Full Forms and Abbreviations
  • Eminent Personalities
  • National Bird/Animal/Sport
  • /Flower/Anthem/ Song/ Flag/Mountains
  • Sports: Terms/Championships / Winners 


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


The Physics and Mathematics questions in this paper will be from the CBSE syllabus for grades 11 and 12.

ICG Navik (General Duty) 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
  • Electrostatics, Magnetic Effects of current and magnetism, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Waves, Electromagnetic Induction and alternating currents.
  • 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

Click to view the detailed Navik GD syllabus.

Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD) Admit Card 2024

The ICG Navik GD Admit Card 2024 will be available for download on the Indian Coast Guard's official website. Candidates taking the Navik GD examination can download their admit cards one week before the exam from the official website. For the convenience of the candidates, we will provide a direct official admit card download link in this post. To avoid last-minute technical issues, download the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Admit Card in advance.

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

Step 1: Visit the ICG's official website.

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the CGEPT 02/2024 admit card download link. 

Step 3: Enter your registered email address and password.

Step 4: Type in the captcha code displayed on the screen and Sign In.

Step 5: Your IGC Navik GD admit card 02/2024 will be displayed on the screen.

Step 6: Save and download your ICG Admit Card 2024 PDF for future use.

Indian Coast Guard Navik GD Result 2024

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

Candidates will be able to check the result only through the Candidate’s login to the official website of the ICG. 

To view your results, follow the steps mentioned below: 

  • Visit the official website at joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in.
  • Navigate to the 'News & Announcements' tab.
  • Select the link 'ICG Result - CGEPT 02/2024 Batch'
  • A Result PDF containing brief information will be shown.
  • The login hyperlink to login and view the result will be provided at the bottom of the PDF.
  • Enter your registered email address and password in the login window.
  • The ICG 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 will appear in the Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD) 02/2024 Examination must secure the minimum scores required to pass the exam. The cut-off marks for the 2024 exam will be displayed on the candidate's dashboard once they log in to the portal. 

Follow these steps to check the ICG Navil CBE 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 02/2024 Cut-Off'.

STEP 4: Enter your login information.

STEP 5: The cut-off marks will be displayed on your screen, download the PDF of the same for future reference.

Indian Coast Guard Navik GD Salary 2024

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

ICG Navik GD Training and Career Progression

The basic training for Navik (General Duty) will take place at INS Chilka, followed by sea training and professional training (6 months to 2 years) in the assigned trade. Branch/trade assignments will be made based on the cadet's performance and service requirements during basic training. The Navik (General Duty) cadet at ICG will undergo a 16-week training period.

Career Progression

Enrolled personnel who join ICG as Naviks (General Duty) have the best career progression opportunities for advancement to higher ranks. The rank structures and minimum time period in service on that rank for promotion to the next higher rank are given in the table below:


Minimum time in one rank for promotion

Navik to Uttam Navik

5 years

Uttam Navik to Pradhan Navik

4 years

Pradhan Navik to Adhikari

3 years

Adhikari to Uttam Adhikari

4 years

Uttam Adhikari to Pradhan Adhikari

3 years


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

A total of 260 posts of Navik (GD) have been announced for the Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2024 for the CGEPT 02-2024 batch.

Candidates will be able to apply for ICG Navik (GD) till 27 February 2024.

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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