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Indian Coast Guard RECRUITMENT - Notification, eligibility, Important Dates, Admit Card and more 2021

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Indian Coast Guard Department is conducting a recruitment drive to enroll eligible and befitting prospective employees for the post of Indian Coast Guard across various cities and towns. This exam strives to test your skills, in turn deciding your future employment Indian Coast Guard. Thousands dream of clearing the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment examination every year, but it’s only the best who prepare and show resilience to be worthy of the vacant positions.

Due to the pandemic, many of the previously scheduled dates stand altered, but here are the details you might need:

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 At A Glance

TopicDetails
OrganizationIndian Coast Guard (ICG)
Vacant PostsNavik (General Duty), Navik (Domestic Branch), Yantrik
Total Vacancies350
Application ModeOnline
Selection ProcessPhysical Fitness Test, Medical Test, Written Examination, Document Verification
LocationPAN-India
Official Websitewww.joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 Notification

As per the recent advertisement, ICG has announced a few important details about the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment exam 2021. You can view it here.

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam Dates 2021

You can find all the information regarding important dates here in the table below:

Notification Date11 June 2021
Start Date for Online Application2 July 2021
Last Date for Online Application16 July 2021
Admit Card ReleaseTo be notified
Written Test DateTo be notified
Final ResultTo be notified

Eligibility Criteria for Indian Coast Guard Posts

  • Educational Qualification:
PostsEducational Qualification
Navik (General Duty)10+2 pass with Math and Physics from a government recognized institute
Navik (Domestic Branch)Matriculation pass from a government recognized institute
YantrikMatriculation pass from a government recognized institute with a diploma in Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, or Telecommunication, and 3 to 4 years of Engineering degree verified by the AICTE/ 10 + 2 pass from a government recognized institute with a diploma in Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, or Telecommunication, and 2 to 3 years of Engineering degree verified by the AICTE
  • Age Limit:
  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 22 years

Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/STUp to 5 years
OBC (Non-creamy layers)Up to 3 years

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fees
GeneralINR 250
SC/STNil

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 Application Form

It had been notified that the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment online applications are available from the following dates:

2 July 2021 to 16 July 2021

You could apply for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021 here.

Steps to Apply for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021

If you are planning to sit for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment exam of 2021, here’s the application procedure you need to follow diligently:

  • Go to the official website and register yourself with your personal and contact details.
  • Fill out the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment application form 2021.
  • Upload the required scanned photographs and documents.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Keep a copy of the submitted form for future reference.

Admit Card

The admit cards for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment exam 2021 are yet to be released by the officials. Keep checking the official website to get access to the admit cards.

List of Vacancies

You can find more about the number of vacancies below:

PostsUREWSOBCSTSCTotal
Navik: General Duty10826671940260
Navik: Domestic Branch235172350
Yantrik: Mechanical836NA320
Yantrik: Electrical624NA113
Yantrik: Electronics61NANANA7
Total Vacancies350

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 Reservation List

The reservation list for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment entails reserving seats for the different categories of candidates appearing for the exam. The Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 follows the same reservation rules as mandated by the Government of India.

To know more about the vacant seats and reservation guidelines, visit the official site.

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam Selection Process

The Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 recruitment takes place in the following steps:

  • Written Examination
  • Physical Fitness Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Test

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 Exam Pattern

The pattern for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021 written exam is:

SectionMarksDurationTotal Questions
IMath: 20/ Science: 10/ English: 15/ Reasoning: 10/ GK: 545 mins.60
IIMath: 25/ Physics: 2530 mins.50
IIIElectrical Engineering: 5030 mins.50
IVElectronics Engineering: 5030 mins.50
VMechanical Engineering: 5030 mins.50

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 Syllabus

The Indian Coast Guard Recruitment exam 2021 syllabus looks something like this:

SubjectSyllabus
General KnowledgeAwards/Authors/Culture/Flowers/Defense/Religion/Languages/Capitals/Wars/Neighbors/Current Affairs/History/Anthem/Heritage/Arts/Dance/Currencies/Bird/Animal/Abbreviations/Discoveries/Diseases & Nutrition/Song/Flag/Freedom Movement/Monuments/Personalities/Important National Fact/Championships/Winners/Common Names/Full forms/Soil/Rivers/Mountains/Ports/Inland Harbors/Number of Players/Culture/Religion/Dance
ReasoningFigural Analogy/Clocks & Calendars/Number Series/Embedded figures/Mathematical Reasoning/Statements & Arguments/Blood relation/Similarities & differences/Coding & decoding/Alphabet Series/Puzzles
EnglishIdioms and Phrases/Tenses/Synonyms/Vocabulary/Articles/Verb/Fill in the Blanks/Adverb/Comprehension/Sentence Rearrangement/Direct or Indirect Speech/Grammar/Active & Passive Voice/Transformation of Sentences/Antonyms
AptitudeProbability/Time & Distance/Quadratic Equations/Races & Games/Numbers & Ages/Averages/Mensuration/Profit & Loss/Problems on Numbers/Simple Equations/Permutations & Combinations/Compound Interest/Boats & Streams/Simplification & Approximation/Mixtures & Allegations/Simple Interest/Problems on LCM & HCF/Time & Work Partnership/Problems on Trains/Ratio & Proportion/Areas/Volumes/Percentages
Electrical EngineeringNon-conventional Energy sources/Measurement of Electrical Power/Current Power Sector scenario in India & others Electrical/Power Engineering/Distribution Network Installation and load studies/Functions of capacitors and reactors/Low Voltage constraints and resolving thereof/Analysis of Dist. Transformers/Meters and Testing/Engineering topics/Switchgear and protection (MC/LV)/LT Switchgear design and testing/Distribution HT/LT Line parameters
MechanicalEngineering Mechanics/Energy conservation/Engineering Materials/The Strength of Materials/Management Information System/Machining & Machine Tool/Operations/Thermodynamics/Meteorology & Inspection/Product Design & Development/Fluid/Machines/Heat Transfer/Fluid Mechanics/Theory of Machines/Operations Research/Machine Design/Industry Safety/Inventory Control/Machining & Machine Tool Operations/Metal Casting/Production Planning & Control/Computer Integrated Manufacturing Design/Inventory Control
Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringAnalog & Digital Communication Systems/Control Systems/Computer Organization & Architecture/Electro Magnetics/Advanced Electronics Topics/Basic Electrical Engineering/Materials Science/Advanced Communication Topics/Basic Electronics Engineering/Electronic Measurements & Instrumentation/Network Theory/Analog & Digital Circuits/Analog & Digital Communication Systems/Control Systems/Computer Organization & Architecture/Electro Magnetics/Advanced Electronics Topics/Basic Electrical Engineering/Materials Science/Advanced Communication Topics/Basic Electronics Engineering/Electronic Measurements & Instrumentation/Network Theory/Analog & Digital Circuits

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 Result

The results for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment exam 2021 are yet to be released by the officials. Keep checking the official website to know the result dates when they are uploaded.

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 Cut-offs

As per previous years' trends, the exam cut offs look like this:

SectionsMarksCut offs
Section I6027 (SC/ST)/ 30 (UR/EWS/ OBC)
Section (I+II)5030+20=50 (UR/ EWS/ OBC)/ 27+17= 44 (SC/ST)
Section (I+III)5030+20= 50 (UR/ EWS/ OBC)/ 27+17= 44 (SC/ST)
Section (I+IV)5030+20= 50 (UR/ EWS/ OBC)/ 27+17= 44 (SC/ST)
Section (I+V)5030+20= 50 (UR/ EWS/ OBC)/ 27+17= 44 (SC/ST)

The official cut off list for 2021 is yet to be released.

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Job Profile

Here’s what the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment posts primarily include:

  • Maintaining the safety of artificial islands, installations, offshore terminals, and other structures in maritime zones.
  • Enforcing Maritime Zones of India Act
  • Helping fishermen in distress
  • Preservation of maritime environment including prevention of marine pollution
  • Assisting in anti-smuggling operations

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Salary Details

Here's how the Indian Coast Guard employment pay scale looks like:

PostBasic PayPay Level
Navik: General Duty & Domestic BranchINR 21,7003
YantrikINR 29,2005

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 Exam Analysis

These are the key topics that were noticed frequenting the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment exam papers:

  • Information Technology and its applications
  • General Knowledge/Awareness on current National issues
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Mathematical ability
  • Numerical Aptitude
  • General Mental ability
  • Analytical ability
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Basic Numeracy and Data Interpretation
  • Comprehension

Be thorough with each of these topics, and keep track of time.

The Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 is not hard, but preparation is key. If you are familiar with current affairs, you are good to go!

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam Preparation Tips

Here are a few tips to help you prepare for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021:

  • Every topic is equally important in the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment exam, so never skip any topic.
  • Study the economic trends, history, geography, and polity from India as well as an international perspective.
  • Practice last years question papers from the official website.
  • Take care of your health so that your preparation is never meddled with.
  • Keep track of maritime rules and amendments.

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam Question Papers

Here are a few previous years question papers for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment exam:

For more previous years question papers, visit the official website.

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 Books

Name of BooksAuthor/Publication
Indian Coast Guard Navik General Duty Guide 2019 PaperbackArihant Experts
Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment Exam - General Duty PaperbackM.B. Lal
Coast Guard Navik Recruitment Exam (English, Undefined, Gupta R.)R Gupta
A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR S Aggarwal
A New Approach to Reasoning: Verbal, Non - Verbal & AnalyticalB.S. Sijwali, Indu Sijwali
General Mental Ability Logical Reasoning & Analytical AbilityUpscportal
General Knowledge 2020Manohar Pandey
Encyclopedia of General Science for General CompetitionsExperts Compilation
Objective General KnowledgeSanjiv Kumar

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam Study Plan

Here's how you should plan your study hours to make to most out of them:

  • Your mind should be fresh while sitting down to study. There should be as few distractions as possible.
  • Divide your focus on your speaking skills and your theoretical knowledge.
  • Make sure you have the previous years' papers and a few mock test centers around, to sit for practice tests.
  • Keep your eyes and ears open so that you are always up to date with current affairs. This is one of the best ways to learn. Watch news channels, read newspapers and magazines.
  • If reading too many books get exhausting, switch to alternative modes of learning that are more interesting: watch videos related to your study topics, find out movies and literary works pertaining to the core themes that will help you learn without sitting down and burying your head in a book.

Keeping track of the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment exam 2021 details will help you inch closer to your dream employment. Make sure you note down your application number and pay the application fee in time.

Arrange for proper internet connectivity and a working mobile/PC to successfully register yourself and submit your online application form. Go through the syllabi and exam patterns carefully to ace the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Exam 2021 exam with flying colors!