Indian Coast Guard registration date extended to March 3; apply for 260 posts

ICG Recruitment 2024: The exam will be conducted in four stages and the final merit list will be prepared based on three primary stages.

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The ICG has invited applications from male Indian citizens only. (Image:  X Account of Indian Navy)The ICG has invited applications from male Indian citizens only. (Image: X Account of Indian Navy)

Vikas Kumar Pandit | February 28, 2024 | 11:55 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has extended the last date to fill out the application form for General Duty (GD) Navik posts to March 3. Candidates who are eligible can fill out the ICG Navik application window by visiting the official website, joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in.

Candidates interested in registering for the ICG Navik exam are required to submit a registration fee of Rs 300 through online mode. However, candidates belonging to scheduled castes (SC) and scheduled tribes (ST) are exempt from paying any application fees.

The examination will consist of four stages. The final merit list will be compiled based on the three main stages of the recruitment process. These stages include stage 1, which comprises the computer-based exam; stage 2, consisting of the adaptability test, physical fitness test, and document verification; and stage 3, involving pre-enrollment medical assessments at INS Chilka.

The ICG has invited applications from male Indian citizens only. According to the official announcement, the stage 1 exam is set to take place in the last week of April 2024.

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2024: Eligibility criteria

Age limit: Candidates age should be between 18 years old and 22 years old, with birth dates falling between September 1, 2002, and August 31, 2006 (inclusive) for the post of ICG general duty Navik.

Educational qualification: The candidate should have completed Class 12 with mathematics and physics as their major subjects from an educational board recognised by the Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE).

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ICG Recruitment 2024: Vacancy

The ICG recruitment drive aims to fill a total of 260 vacancies for the position of Navik. The tentative number of vacancies for the post of Navik (GD) categorised by region and category are as follows:

Region

UR

EWS

OBC

ST

SC

Total

North

31

8

17

8

14

79

West

26

7

14

7

12

66

North East

27

7

15

7

12

68

East

13

3

7

4

6

33

North West

5

1

3

1

2

12

Andaman and Nicobar

0

0

1

1

1

3

Total

102

26

57

28

47

260

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