1. Applications are invited from unmarried male candidates of Indian citizen possessing educational qualification and age, as prescribed below, for recruitment to the post of Yantrik in the Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union.
2. Educational Qualification. Matriculate and three years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical/ Electronic Engg. with 60% in aggregate from Board/Institute recognised by Board of Central/State Government. (Maximum 5% relaxation in the above percentage for SC/ ST candidates, sports person of National level and wards of
Coast Guard uniform personnel deceased while in service).
Note: The candidates who are in final year/semester are not eligible and do not apply.
3. Age. Minimum 18 years and maximum 22 years i.e. between 01 Feb 1993 to 31 Jan 1997. Upper age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC category candidates.
4. How to apply.
(a) Applications will be accepted 'Online only' from 11 to 18 Jun 2014. Candidates to logon www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in and click on opportunities button. The important instructions for filling of online application are:
(i) The name of the candidate, father/mother's name and date of birth should be as given in the 10th class certificate.
(ii) Indicate exact percentage of marks in diploma upto two decimals and this is not to be rounded off.
(iii) Filling up of information like personal e-mail ID and Mobile number of the candidate are compulsory. The date, time and venue of the test and other information will be informed through personal email ID.
(iv) Candidates to choose any one Centre out of the options displayed.
(v) The Coast Guard reserves the rights to cancel any centre or change the centre of the candidates for administrative reasons.
(b) To fill up "Online" application the candidates need to logon to the Website www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in and click on opportunities button. Read the instructions carefully and proceed as given below:-
(i) Select the advertisement for Yantrik (3 year Mechanical/ Electrical/Electronic Diploma holders – 01/2015 batch).
(ii) Select the post applied from any one of the following: -
(aa) Yantrik Technical (Mechanical)
(ab) Yantrik Technical (Electrical)
(ac) Yantrik Technical (Electronics )
(iii) Read the instructions and click on the 'I Agree' button and the 'Online Application' will be displayed.
(iv) Proceed to fill up the application (All Star (*) marked entries are compulsory and to be filled).
(v) On completion of filling application, check your filled details once again prior clicking on the submit button.
(vi) On successful submission of the online application a unique Application/ Registration number will be provided to the candidate. Candidate must note down this application number for future reference and for retrieval/ reprint of the admit card. Applicants to take printout of the admit card through URL
http://joinindiancoastguard.gov.in/reprint.aspx from 16 Jul 2014 onwards post short listing of the online application. For candidates Not meeting the eligibility criteria, a “Rejection slip giving the cause of rejection with the application number” will be displayed. Short listing criteria will be based on higher percentage of marks for a particular examination centre.
(vii) Candidates are required to print three copies of the application with roll number generated by the system. All copies of the print out of application duly signed with photograph are to be carried by the applicant to the recruitment centre.
(viii) Out of the above three copies, one copy enclosed with photocopies of all required documents i.e. 10th class passing certificate and mark sheet showing date of birth, diploma certificate showing percentage of marks, caste certificate wherever required and games certificate shall be carried by the candidate
and submitted at the examination centre on the date of examination. Remaining two copies of application forms without any enclosure is to be kept with the candidate as an identity proof during the recruitment procedure. Any candidate who does not carry all these documents at the time of examination shall not be permitted to appear in the exam.
Note. Filling of multiple applications will result in cancellation of all application.
* Last date for applying online: 18 Jun 2014
5. The written test and interview will be conducted at following recruitment centres.
Mumbai Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (West), Worli Sea Face PO, Worli Colony ,Mumbai - 30
Chennai Indian Coast Guard Store Depot, CG Complex, Near Kalmandapam Police Station, GM Pettai Road, Royapuram, Chennai -13
Kolkata Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (North East), Synthesis Business Park, 6th floor Shrachi Building, New Town Rajarhat, Kolkata, WB -700 157
Kochi Indian Coast Guard Dist HQs No-4, Kalvatty Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala- 682 004
Visakhapatnam Indian Coast Guard Enclave, Behind Port High School, Malkapuram, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh-530 011
Gandhi Nagar Coast Guard Region (NW), Udyog Bhawan, 7th Floor, Block No -12, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat - 382 010
Noida Indian Coast Guard Selection Board Noida, A-1, Sector-24, Opposite HCL Technologies, Dist Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida, UP-201 301
Paradip Indian Coast Guard Dist. HQs No-7, Badapadia, Paradip Orissa – 754 142
6. Selection Procedure. The 'Online' Applications will be sorted out centre wise. The conduct of test is planned during Aug/Sep 14. Selection procedure is as follows:-
(a) Short-listing criteria for applications will be based on higher percentage of marks in the diploma for a particular examination centre. SC and ST candidates will be given due weightage while short listing.
(b) The qualifying cut off percentage of a particular centre may be increased if more number of applications with higher percentage will received.
(c) The written tests will be objective type. The questions paper will contain questions from their respective branch (Mechanical /Electrical/Electronics & Telecommunication.
(d) Those who qualify written tests will undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT), interview and initial Medical Examination. The testing procedure will take 1-2 days.
(e) The Physical Fitness Test will be conducted for all those who pass the written tests. Qualifying PFT as per the standards given below is compulsory. The PFT will consist as under:-
* 1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes.
* 20 squat ups (Uthak Baithak)
* 10 Push ups. Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk
Note: The candidates belonging to the physically challenged are not eligible to apply for this post
(f) Candidates those who qualify the Physical Fitness Test will be required to undergo initial recruitment medical examination at the respective recruitment centre.
(g) Based on the performance in the written examination, candidates will be shortlisted for medical examination in a ratio as may be decided by Coast Guard.
(h) The select list will be prepared from the candidates who qualify in all the tests depending upon the available vacancies. The All India select list of candidates will be displayed in the Indian Coast Guard Website www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in in the month of Jan 2015.
7. List of Documents. Shortlisted candidates through 'Online' application will be called for test at given date and time. Candidates are required to appear at the Venue with the following documents. Original educational certificates will be returned after verification.
(a) Three copies of pre-filled online application.
(b) Original certificates of tenth class for date of birth verification.
(c) Original mark sheet and certificates of three year diploma.
(d) Proof of identity such as passport, driving license, voter I card, Aadhar card,
School/ college ID card or any other photo identity proof.
(e) Caste Certificate (if applicable) in original as per Govt of India format.
(f) Ten recent colour passport size photographs.
Selection of candidates is based on the order of merit depending on their performance in Written Test, interview, Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and fitness in the Medical Examination.
8. Medical Standards.
(a) Height. Minimum height 157 cms. Reduction in height for candidates from hilly areas and tribal areas will be in accordance with the Central Govt. orders.
(b) Chest. Should be well proportioned. Minimum expansion 5 cms.
(c) Weight. Proportionate to height and age +10% acceptable. Hearing: normal
(d) Medical examination will be conducted by authorised military doctors as per medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable to Enrolled Personnel on entry.
(e) Good mental, medical and physical health, free from any disease/disability, likely to interfere with efficient performance of duties.
(f) No Cardio-vascular disease, surgical deformities like knock knee, flat feet etc. infection of ears, no history of fits or psychiatric ailment, varicose vein, corrective surgery for eye sight etc.
(g) Visual Standards- 6/24 without glasses and 6/9 & 6/12 with glasses for Better Eye and Worse Eye respectively.
Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax and tartar removed from teeth prior to examination.
Note: Applicants declared permanent medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital in previous recruitment for the same entry in Coast Guard are advised not to appear for test.
9. Final Enrolment Medical Examination. All select list candidates who are issued with a call letter will have to undergo Final Medical Examination at INS Chilka prior to enrolment. Candidates found 'UNFIT' during this medical examination will not be enrolled for training. No 'appeal' is permitted for review after the final enrolment medical examination at INS Chilka. Medically unfit candidates will be returned home at their own
10. Training. The basic training will commence in Feb 2015 at INS Chilka followed by sea training and professional training. Yantriks are liable to be discharged as UNSUITABLE due to unsatisfactory performance at any time during the training.
11. General Guidelines.
(a) Candidates withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any other service training
establishments are not eligible to appear.
(b) Candidates should not have been arrested, convicted or prosecuted on
(c) Original certificates should not be attached with the application form. Indian
Coast Guard will not take responsibility for loss of original certificates, if attached
with application. Photo should be pasted and not stapled. Attestation made on the
backside of the photo will not be entertained.
(d) Request for change of examination centre/date will not be entertained.
(e) All original certificates and mark sheets are to be produced at the
time of written test.
(f) The candidate's selection pertaining to a particular batch is valid for that batch
only. Qualified candidates whose names do not appear in the final select list cannot
claim admission for the next batch. These candidates will have to undergo the
selection procedure afresh provided that they meet the eligibility criteria for the fresh
(g) Applications received by post will not be accepted.
(h) Call letter for final medical examination for enrolment in the Coast Guard will
be forwarded only to initial medically qualified candidates in the select list. Such
candidates will be required to reach the training establishment at their own expense.
Unsuccessful candidates will not be intimated separately.
(j) The application and documents will be further scrutinised at every stage of
testing for eligibility and candidature shall be rejected if found not eligible in any
(k) No enquiry will be entertained regarding recruitment/enrolment
after a period of six months.
(l) Indiscipline activities including copying/malpractice etc. during the testing
procedures will also result in disqualification.
(m) The application and the original documents will be further scrutinised for
eligibility prior to enrolment and may be rejected if found not eligible in any respect.
(n) It may also be noted that minimum percentage of marks for eligibility at
Para 2 may be increased depending upon number of candidates applying.
(p) Candidates from "Open Schools" institutes not registered with Govt. are not eligible.
(q) In case of more number of candidates applying for one centre, a few
candidates may be allotted to any other centre. Candidates with higher marks will be
allotted their first choice only.
(r) Use of Mobile phones and other modern electronic gadgets are not
permitted during examination. Coast Guard considers such possession as
adopting unfair means. If any candidate is caught with Mobile , Bluetooth,
of any kind of scanning equipments during examination hours immediately
action as per law including filling FIR will be initiated.
(s) Coast Guard cannot guarantee the safe keeping of any electronic
devices. Candidate will not be allowed to go to toilet or leave examination
venue/ Hall for any reasons after the commencement of the Written
(t) All candidates will be frisked prior entering into examination venue.
(u) All candidates are requested to be watchful and immediately bring to
notice of invigilator of any suspicious action by any of the candidate.
12. Pay, Perks and Other benefits.
(a) Pay. Scale Rs. 5200-20200 along with Rs 2400 Grade pay. In addition,
Dearness Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance and other liberal allowances will be
*Free ration, free clothing, free medical treatment for self and family
including dependent parents.
*Governments accommodation for self & family on nominal licence fee.
*45 days Earned leave and 08 days Casual leave every year with Leave travel
concession for self, family and dependents parents as per Govt. rules.
*Insurance cover of Rs. 25 Lakhs at a premium of Rs. 2500/- per month as
*Contributory Pension Scheme & Gratuity on retirement.
* Canteen and various loan facilities.
*ECHS medical facilities after retirement.
(a) Promotion prospects exists up to the rank of Pradhan Sahayak Engineer with pay
scale Rs. 9300-34800 plus Grade pay @ Rs. 4800/-.
(b) Promotion prospect also exists to the Officer cadre subject to suitability and
14. Travel Expenses. SC/ST candidates, who are not employed by the Central/State
Government, will be reimbursed 2nd class fare by train/ Govt bus/steamer charges by the
shortest route if the home station is beyond 30 kms from the place of examination on
production of ticket.
15. Disclaimer. Information given in the advertisement and on the website are
guidelines only. In case of any ambiguity, the existing rules and regulations of Indian Coast
Guard/Govt of India will be final.
* Candidates to see Coast Guard Recruitment Website for updates.
CAUTION: SELECTION IN COAST GUARD IS FAIR AND ON MERIT ONLY. CANDIDATES
SHOULD NOT FALL PREY TO UNSCRUPULOUS PERSONS POSING AS RECRUITMENT
AGENTS (.) FOR COMPLAINT AGAINST SUCH PERSONS, CANDIDATE MUST APPROACH
THE DIRECTOR (RECRUITMENT) COAST GUARD, SELECTION BOARD, and NOIDA ON PHONE – 0120-2414395/2411752.