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Indian Coast Guard is a distinct organization that is formed to enforce maritime laws in Indian territorial waters and to carry out safety and protection tasks. They are governed by the Ministry of Defense and are a prestigious unit of the Indian Navy.

Indian Coast Guard bi-annually announces vacancies for Navik (GD/DB) and Yantrik posts. The exams are conducted in two cycles starting in July and December. The recruitment for the December cycle is currently going on. You can appear in the examination for the next cycle, the notification for which will probably be released in the month of July.

The roles and responsibilities of the posts are different and they spend a considerable amount of time in waters. If you want to apply for Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD/DB) and Yantrik Posts, you must join the 

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INDIAN COAST GUARD Responsibilities

Candidates can join ICG in two ways- as Officers and as Sailors. The Navik and Yantrik posts come under the Sailor umbrella. The responsibilities of a candidate in Indian Coast Guard are as follows-

  • Ensure the protection of artificial islands, offshore terminals, other infrastructure, and devices in the Indian maritime zone.  
  • Protect and help fishermen who need it.
  • Enforce maritime laws.
  • Work along with customs and other authorities in stopping smuggling to and from India.
  • Stop the maritime pollution

Being recruited in the Indian Coast Guard is not easy and only the toughest and mentally strong candidates should apply for the position as it is not just another profession. It is a personality, a commitment, an attitude to stand strong in the turbulent times and lend a hand to help others while leading your team.

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Before you fill-up the form for the examination, you must know about the different entries.

Navik (General Duty)

Navik (GD) are 12the qualified candidates who are trained for 24 weeks at INS, Chilka. Then they are deputed for afloat training for 3 months, ready for cadre training afterward. The cadre training lasts for 4-6 months depending upon the cadre.


Yantriks are diploma holder candidates who are trained at INS, Chilka for 9 weeks. The 3 months afloat training takes place at CG ships afterward, followed by Technical training at INS Shivaji / INS Valsura/NIAT (Naval Institute of Aviation Technology) / ShipWright School for 90-100 weeks training depending upon the branch.

Navik (Domestic Branch)

The Naviks (DB) undergo 15 weeks of training at INS Chilka followed by 03 months afloat training and approximately 06 months the branch training at INS Hamla at Mumbai.


The vacancies for the different posts are announced via official notification. The vacancies for the last recruitment are cycle are as follows-

Navik(General Duty)1143383723260
Navik (Domestic Branch)226831150
Yantrik (Mechanical)13374431

The vacancies for the next cycle can be estimated on the basis of the vacancies announced in the last cycle.


The salary for different posts is mentioned below.

RankPayPay LevelOther benefits
Navik (General Duty)Basic Pay- Rs. 21700/-Level 3Dearness Allowance and other allowances based on nature of duty/place of posting 
Navik (Domestic Branch)Basic Pay- Rs. 21700/-Level 3Dearness Allowance and other allowances based on nature of duty/place of posting 

Basic pay- Rs. 29200/-

Yantrik pay- Rs. 6200

Level 5Dearness Allowance and other allowances based on nature of duty/place of posting 


As the official notification has not been announced, the exam dates are unknown. They will be announced with the notification only. It is important that candidates keep an eye on the notification as it contains all the important details regarding recruitment such as application dates, vacancies, exam dates, eligibility criteria, etc.

You are advised to prepare for the written examination thoroughly before the commencement of the exam as it is the first and most important stage of the selection procedure. Apart from joining the Top Indian Coast Guard Exam Online Coaching in India, you should also start preparing yourself physically.

INDIAN COAST GUARD Eligibility Criteria


Only male Indian citizens can apply.

Age Limit

The age limit for Navik (GD/DB) and Yantrik is 18-22 years.

Age relaxation

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ST5 years (only if posts are reserved for them)
OBC3 Years (only if posts are reserved for them)

Educational Qualification

Navik (General Duty)- 10+2 passed with Maths and Physics from an education board recognized by the Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE)

Navik (Domestic Branch)- 10th Class passed from an education board recognized by the Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE)

Yantrik-. 10th class passed from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) and Diploma in Electrical/ Mechanical / Electronics and Telecommunication (Radio/Power) Engineering approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

INDIAN COAST GUARD Selection procedure

The selection procedure for Navik (GD/DB) and Yantrik is completed in four stages.

Written Examination- A written examination is conducted to assess the candidate’s knowledge in various subjects.

Physical Fitness Test and Document Verification- Candidates who clear the written examination are called for Physical Fitness Test and document verification. An initial medical examination is also conducted at this stage.

Medical Examination- The candidates who are shortlisted in Stage II undergo a final medical examination at INS Chilka.

Document Submission- 

The original documents are submitted to ICG which verifies them.


You must be aware of the exam pattern of the post for which you are planning to apply. The exam pattern for Navik (GD/DB) and Yantrik is as follows.

 Navik(General Duty)Navik (Domestic Branch)Yantrik (Mechanical)Yantrik(Electricals)



Written ExaminationSection(I+II)Section ISection (I+V)Section (I+III)Section (I+IV)
Passing Marks30 + 20 = 50 (UR/EWS/OBS) 27+17= 44(SC/ST)

30 (UR/EWS/ OBC)

27 (for SC/ST)

30+20= 50 (UR/ EWS/ OBC) 27+17= 44 (SC/ST)30+20= 50 (UR/ EWS/ OBC) 27+17= 44 (SC/ST)30+20= 50 (UR/ EWS/ OBC) 27+17= 44 (SC/ST)
RemarksPassing in section I and II separately is compulsory Passing in section I and V separately is compulsoryPassing in section I and III separately is compulsoryPassing in section I and IV separately is compulsory


The different sections are as follows-

Name Of ExaminationDetails of ExaminationSubject wise allocation of Questions
Section IMaximum Marks – 60, Time – 45 mins., Total no. of Questions – 60Maths – 20, Science - 10, English – 15, Reasoning–10, GK – 5
Section IIMaximum Marks – 50, Time – 30 mins., Total no. of Questions – 50Maths – 25, Physics– 25
Section IIIMaximum Marks – 50, Time – 30 mins., Total no. of Questions – 50Electrical Engineering - 50
Section IVMaximum Marks – 50, Time – 30 mins., Total no. of Questions – 50Electronics Engineering - 50
Section VMaximum Marks – 50, Time – 30 mins., Total no. of Questions – 50Mechanical Engineering - 50


The written examination Section I is the most important section which is asked for Navik (GD/DB) and Yantrik written examinations. The syllabus for Section III, IV, and V is specific for the Yantrik examination. Here is the detailed syllabus for Section I and Section of the written examination.

Mathematics and Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number
  • System/HCF/LCM
  • Percentage,
  • Average
  • Geometry
  • DI
  • Time & Work
  • Profit & Loss
  • Trigonometry
  • Ratio, Mixture & Alligation
  • Algebra
  • Time Speed
  • Distance
  • CI & SI
  • Mensuration


  • Spot the error
  • Fill in the blanks
  • One word
  • substitution
  • Improvement of
  • sentences
  • Synonyms
  • Idioms &
  • Phrases,
  • Antonyms
  • Comprehension
  • Passage
  • Spelling/detecting
  • Mis-spelled words



  • Analogy
  • Symbolic/Number
  • Classification
  • Number Series
  • Figural Series
  • Problem series
  • Word Building
  • Coding and
  • de-coding
  • Numerical problems
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Embedded figures
  • Syllogism

General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs of last 6 months
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Politics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Sports
  • Banking sector
  • Awards &
  • Honors Sports,
  • Finance
  • Agriculture
  • Books & Their
  • Authors
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • and Nonverbal reasoning


  • Physical World
  • & Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy & Power
  • The motion of
  • System of particles & Rigid         
  • Body Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • The behavior of Perfect Gas & Kinetic Theory of gases
  • Oscillations & Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current
  • Electricity
  • Magnetic effect of current & Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic
  • Induction and Alternating current
  • Electromagnetic
  • Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication
  • Systems


You must have a fair idea about everything related to the exams you are applying for. In this guide, it is tried to squeeze in as much information as possible.  For more information, you need to watch out for the official notification. Till then, understand the syllabus, make a preparation plan, and join Avision Institute for Best Indian Coast Guard online Coaching Classes.

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