Indian Coast Guard recruitment notification for the post of Navik (General Duty and Domestic branch) and Yantrik is an excellent opportunity for those who aspire to join the defence services. Only male candidates are eligible to apply for these posts. You are advised to go through the complete Indian Coast Guard eligibility criteria before you apply for the post Those who do not fulfil the eligibility conditions, their application form will stand cancelled.
Indian Coast Guard Educational Criteria
As the Indian Coast Guard notification is out for three types of posts, ensure that you fulfil all the eligibility criteria with respect to education before applying online. The educational criteria for the Indian Coast Guard differ for all three posts. Details regarding the educational qualification can be inferred from the table below.
|Navik (General Duty)||10+2 passed with Maths and Physics from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE)|
|Navik (Domestic Branch)||10th Class passed from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE)|
Note: - List of equivalent diploma for recruitment in Yantrik cadre in Electrical, Mechanical and Electronics & Telecommunication (Radio/Power) Engineering (Engg) branch as mentioned below :-
|Electrical Engineering||Mechanical Engineering||Electronics / Telecommunication (Radio/ Power) Engineering|
|Electrical and Electronics (Power System)||Marine Engg/ Marine Engg and Systems||Advanced Electronics and Communication Engg|
|Electrical and Electronics Engg||Mechanical Engg||Electronic Instrumentation and Control Engg|
|Electrical and Instrumentation Engg||Mechanical Engg (Production)||Electronics Engg|
|Electrical and Mechanical Engg||Mechanical Engg (Automobile)||Electronics (Fibre Optics)|
|Electrical Engg||Mechanical Engg (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)||Electronics and Communication Engg|
|Electrical Engg (Electronics and Power)||Mechanical Engg (Repair & Maintenance)||Electronics and Electrical Engg|
|Electrical Engg (Industrial Control)||Production Engg||Electronics and Telecommunication Engg|
|Electrical Engg (Instrumentation and control)||Shipbuilding Engg|
|Electrical Power System Engg|
Indian Coast Guard Age Criteria
Apart from the educational criteria, you need to conform to the Indian Coast Guard age criteria also. The minimum age to apply is 18 years and the maximum is 22 years as on the date mentioned in the official notification. Please note that the date from which the Indian Coast Guard age criteria will be calculated differently for each post. Further details are given below.
Indian Coast Guard Age Relaxation
If you belong to any reserved category, you will be eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit The relaxation will vary depending on the category of reservation you belong to. Also if you belong to OBC and come under the creamy layer, you will not be eligible for Indian Coast Guard age relaxation. Further, you need to produce the caste-related documents if seeking age relaxation as per requirement. All the relevant details are given in the table provided below.
|Name of the Post||Age Relaxation|
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe||5 Years|
|Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 Years|
Indian Coast Guard - Medical Standards
|Height||Minimum height - 157 cms|
|Chest||It should be well proportioned. Minimum expansion 5 cms.|
|Weight||Proportionate to height and age +10 percentage acceptable|