Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021

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Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021 For 50 Asst. Commandant, Apply Online

Indian Coast Guard AC Recruitment 2021: Indian Coast Guard has invited an online application link for the recruitment of Assistant Commandant (AC) Group ‘A’ Gazetted Officer posts for batch 02/2022. This opportunity is for young and dynamic Indian candidates for the General Duty (Males), Commercial Pilot Entry (Males/Females), and Technical (Males)(Engineering & Electrical) branches. The eligible candidates will be selected for Assistant Commandant posts by End Feb to Mid Apr 2022. Further details about Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment 2021 has been discussed in this article. 

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021

The interested candidates can apply to the posts from 06th to 17th December 2021 through online mode. A total of 50 vacancies have been released by the Indian Coast Guard which will be filled after qualifying the written test, physical endurance, and medical rounds. Read the complete article to know about eligibility criteria, salary and perks, link to apply, and other details for recruitment of Assistant Commandant Group A Officer Posts in Indian Coast Guard.

Indian Coast Guard Asst. Commandant Notification

The Indian Coast Guard is an armed force that protects India’s maritime interests and enforces maritime law. A total of 50 vacancies, out of which 40 vacancies are for General Duty branch & Commercial Pilot Entry and 10 for Technical (Engineering/Electrical) branch. Candidates who want to get recruited for Assistant Commandant General Duty/Commercial Pilot Entry/ Technical (Engineering & Electrical) (02/2022 Batch) are required to go through the detailed notification as provided below.

Indian Coast Guard Asst. Commandant Notification- Download PDF

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021- Overview

The official notification for Assistant Commandant 02/2022 Batch has been released by the Indian Coast Guard. Check the below overview table from here to know more about recruitment.

Recruitment Body Indian Coast Guard
Post Name Assistant Commandant 02/2022 Batch
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online Mode
Online Registration 06th to 17th December 2021
Job Category Defence Jobs
Selection Process Written Exam, Physical Endurance, Medical

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021- Important Dates

The official notification for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021 has been issued on and the online registration will be conducted from 06th to 17th December 2021. Check other important dates from the below table.

Events Dates
Indian Coast Guard Notification  30th November 2021
Online Registration Starts 06th December 2021 
Last Date of Registration 17th December 2021
Indian Coast Guard Admit Card 28th December 2021
Written Exam Date January 2022
Final Selection February to April 2022

Indian Coast Guard Asst. Commandant Vacancy

Indian Coast Guard has announced 50 vacancies for the Ground Duty branch, Commercial Pilot Entry and Technical (Engineering/Electrical) branch. Check detailed vacancy from the below table.

Cadre UR SC ST OBC EWS Total Vacancies
General Duty 12 05 16 06 01 30
Commercial Pilot Entry 10
Tech (Engg/Elect) 04 02 04 10
Total 50

Indian Coast Guard AC Application Form

The candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria as mentioned above can apply online for the recruitment of Assistant Commandant (Group‘A’ Gazetted Officer) posts from 06th December 2021 to 17th December 2021.

Apply Online for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021

Steps to Apply for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021

Step I Visit the official website of Indian Coast Guard

Step II Select the advertisement for Recruitment of Assistant Commandant02/2022 Batch (Group A).

Step III Click on the post {Asst. Commandant General Duty/Commercial Pilot Entry/ Technical (Engineering & Electrical)} to be applied.

Step IV Click on the ‘I Agree’ button and the ‘Online Application’ will be displayed.

Step V Proceed to fill the application and upload the photograph and signature in jpeg format (image quality 200 dpi). The size of the photograph and signature must be between 10 kb to 40 kb and 10 kb to 30 kb respectively.

Step VI Download the application form for future reference.

Note- There is no Application Fee for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment procedure.

Indian Coast Guard Selection Process

The candidate’s selection pertaining to a particular batch is valid for that batch only. The candidates have to pass through the following stages to recruit at the post.

Stage I

Shortlisting of Applications

Shortlisting criteria will be based on a higher percentage of marks in the qualifying examination and the qualifying cut off may be increased more than 60% if more applications with higher % are received.

Preliminary Selection

Shortlisted candidates will be called for Preliminary Selection at a given date and time which will consist of Mental Ability Test/ Cognitive Aptitude Test and Picture Perception & Discussion Test. The aptitude tests will be in English only and will be of objective type. During PP&DT the candidates are expected to speak and discuss in English. However, they are free to speak in Hindi if they wish to do so.

Stage -II

Final Selection

The candidates who qualify for Preliminary Selection will be called for Final Selection. The date and venue for the Final Selection Board (FSB) will be uploaded on the Indian Coast Guard website The Final Selection will be conducted tentatively from End Feb to Mid Apr 2022. The Final Selection will consist of Psychological Test, Group Task and Interview (Personality test). All documents/ certificates verified during PSB are also required to be produced in originals during FSB.

Medical Test

All candidates recommended by the Final Selection Board will undergo Medical examination at the nearest Military Hospital as per medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable to Assistant Commandant entry.

(a) Heigh: 157 cms minimum. Reduction in height for candidates from hilly areas and tribal areas will be in accordance with the Central Govt. regulations.

(b) Weight: Proportionate to the Height and Age, + 10 % acceptable.

(c) Chest: Well proportionate, minimum expansion 5 cms.

(d) Eye Sight: 6/6, 6/9 – Uncorrected without Glass and 6/6 6/6 – Corrected with Glass.

(e) Tattoo. Permanent body tattoos are not permitted on any part of the body.

Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Salary

The promotions to the ranks will be as per the laid down promotion criteria. The salary for Assistant Commandant is as per Level 10 with a Starting Basic Pay of Rs 56,100/-. The other pay and allowances are admissible as per the rules and regulations in addition to the pay scale. The pay scales for the various ranks as per the 7th CPC of posts at which AC can be promoted include

1. Deputy Commandant (Level 11; Rs. 67,700/-)

2. Commandant (JG) (Level 12: 78,800/-),

3. Commandant (Level 13; Rs. 1,23,100/-), 

4. Deputy Inspector General (Level 13A Rs. 1,31,100/-), 

5. Inspector General (Level 14; Rs. 1,44,200/-, 

6. Additional Director General (Level 15; Rs. 1,82,200/-), 

7. Director General (Level 16 Rs. 2,05,400/-).


Q. When will online registration start for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2021?

Ans. The online application for Indian Coast Guard Recruitment will start from 06th December 2021.

Q. What is the selection process for Indian Coast Guard Asst. Commandant?

Ans. The selection is made through written test, physical endurance, and medical rounds

Q. When will written test held for Indian Coast Guard AC 2021?

Ans. As mentioned in the notification, the written exam will held in early January 2022.

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