Join the Indian Coast Guard as an Assistant Commandant

The Indian Coast Guard is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Commandant for the 02/2024 batch. This recruitment drive aims to fill a total of 46 vacant posts. If you aspire to serve your country and safeguard its maritime interests, this is a golden opportunity for you. Here, we provide you with all the essential details you need to know about this recruitment process.

Important Dates

Application Commencement Last Date for Applications
September 1 September 15 (5 pm)

Vacancy Details

The vacancies are distributed as follows:

  • General Duty (GD): 25
  • Tech: 20
  • Law: 1

Examination Fee

Interested candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs 250. However, SC/ST applicants are exempt from paying the application fee. Admit cards will be issued only to those applicants who have successfully paid the application fees.

Age Criteria

The age criteria vary depending on different posts and requirements. The minimum age is 19 years, and the maximum age limit is 30 years.

Educational Qualification

Here are the educational qualifications required for different posts:

General Duty

The General Duty position is available for male applicants, and candidates should have a degree with 60% aggregate marks from a recognized university or institution.

Commercial Pilot Licence-Short Service Appointment

Applicants should have passed class 12th or equivalent marks in mathematics and physics. They must also possess a current commercial pilot license issued by the Director General of Civil Aviation on the date of application.

Technical (Mechanical)

The Technical (Mechanical) position is available for male applicants who should hold an engineering degree from a recognized university or institute.

Technical (Electrical/Electronics)

The Technical (Electrical/Electronics) position is available for male applicants, and candidates should have an engineering degree from a recognized university or institute in electronics or telecommunications or another relevant degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

Law Entry

Applicants require a degree in law from a recognized university or institute with an aggregate of 60% marks.

Selection Process

The selection process consists of the following stages:

  1. Stage 1: Computer-Based Online Screening Test (CGCAT) – Except for the law branch.
  2. Stage 2: Preliminary Selection Board (PSB) based on performance in Stage 1.
  3. Stage 3: Final Selection Board, including a psychological test, group task, and interview.
  4. Stage 4: Medical Examination.
  5. Stage 5: Induction.


The salary for Assistant Commandants in the Indian Coast Guard ranges from Rs 56,100 to Rs 2,25,000, depending on the post and eligibility.

How to Apply

To apply for this opportunity, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website at
  2. Select the CCGAT link.
  3. Click on the post link for ‘Assistant Commandant’.
  4. Register and log in to apply.
  5. Fill out the application form and make the payment if applicable.
  6. Submit the form and take a printout for future reference.

For further details or inquiries, visit the official website at

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