Indian Coast Guard (ICG) every year conducts a recruitment exam for the various posts of Assistant Commandant. The notification for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant releases for the recruitment to the post of Assistant Commandant General Duty and Assistant Commandant General Duty-Pilot, and Commercial Pilot Entry into Short Service Appointment. To be eligible for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant 2019 post candidates must pass Bachelor’s degree of four years from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks. Selection process comprises - preliminary selection (PSB), final selection board and medical examination. Candidates who will qualify in all the three stages will have to undergo for training at INA, Ezhimala.
Candidates applying for Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant have to meet the eligibility requirements as instructed by the exam conducting authority. Check below the educational qualification, age limit and medical standards needed to appear in the Indian Coast Guard for the various posts of Assistant Commandant.
Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Eligibility Criteria - Educational Qualification
Assistant Commandant (General Duty)
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree (BE/B.Tech) with at least 60% aggregate marks from a recognized university
They must have completed a bachelor’s degree with 60% aggregate in Mathematics and Physics and also
In class 12th, candidates must have Mathematics and Physics or else they will not be eligible to apply
Assistant Commandant (General Duty- Pilot
Short Service Appointment (Commercial Pilot Entry)
All the candidates applying, must have passed class 12th (Mathematics and Physics) with an aggregate of 60% and they must hold a valid Commercial Pilot License (CPL) issued by Director General of Civil Aviation.
Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Eligibility Criteria - Age limit
Age (Born between)
July 1, 1995 to June 30, 1999 (Both dates inclusive)
Assistant Commandant (General Duty - Pilot)
July 1, 1995 to June 30, 2001 (Both dates inclusive)
Male and Female
Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Eligibility Criteria - Medical Standards
Minimum 157 cms
6/6 6/6 – Corrected with glass
6/6 6/9 – Uncorrected without glass
Minimum 162.5 cm and leg length 99 cm (minimum)
6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other correctable to 6/6
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
All the eligible candidates can fill application form of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant in online mode. While filling the application form candidates are required to enter their name, father’s name, mother’s name, category, and upload signature and photograph. They must read all the instructions carefully in order to avoid any mistakes. Candidates can check the detailed process below
Candidates will have to select the post of Indian Coast Guard -
aa) Assistant Commandant (General Duty)
ab) Assistant Commandant (General Duty - Pilot)
ac) Short Service Appointment (Commercial Pilot Entry) or
ac) Assistant Commandant (Law)
They need to enter their name, email ID, mobile number, father’s name, mother’s name, marks of class 12th and graduation and they need to select any one of the exam centre
After filling all the basic details, candidates have to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications prescribed by Indian Coast Guard
Instructions to upload photograph
The size of the photograph must be between 10kb to 40kb
The format of photograph must be in .jpeg (image quality - 200 dpi)
Instructions to upload signature
The format of the signature should be in .jpeg
The size of the signature must be between 10kb to 30kb
After completing and uploading all details, candidates must go through all the details entered by them to avoid any error
After previewing the form, candidates will have to submit the form of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant
Indian Coast Guard has released the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant admit card in online mode. Only those candidates can download the admit card who have successfully submitted the application form of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant. They can download their admit card by entering the registration/application number in the login window. Candidates will have to bring three photocopies of the Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant admit card, any one identity card like Aadhaar card, Passport etc. The admit card of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant will likely to contain details like name, roll number, name and address of the exam centre, photograph and signature.
Documents to be carried in the examination hall (photocopy and original) (Prelims and Final)
Two copies of admit card of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant
Mark sheet and passing certificate of class 10th and 12th
Degree certificate and mark sheets of BE/B.Tech/Graduation
Identity proof such as College ID Card, Passport, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, and Voter ID Card
Caste certificate (if required)
Character certificate (not older than 6 months)
A valid and recent Commercial Pilot License (validated by DGCA)
After all the selection procedure, a final merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in final selection examination for all the candidates who are medically fit. The list will be available on the official website. The final selection will also depend upon the number of vacancies available at the training centre. All the selected candidates will have to undergo a training program that will be held at INA, Ezhimala in last week June.
All the eligible candidates will be short listed for preliminary selection exam on the basis of higher percentage of marks secured in graduation. However, the further selection of Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant is done in three stages.
Preliminary Selection Exam: Candidates who have been short listed on the basis of higher percentage of marks will only appear for preliminary selection. The preliminary selection will consist of Picture Perception & Description Test (PP & DT) and Mental Ability Test/Cognitive Test.
Final Selection Exam: All the candidates qualifying in the preliminary round will have to appear for final selection exam. In this exam, candidates will have to undergo psychological tests, group task and interview (personality test).
Medical Examination: Candidates who will be selected in the final selection exam have to appear for the medical examination at the nearest Military Hospital.
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