A Notification for the recruitment to the post of Navik Domestic Branch (Cook & Steward) in the Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union is released. In this article, we have provided all the important details and relevant links for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2018. Only those candidates will be granted for recruitment who fulfil the eligibility criteria as laid down by the authority. Candidates are requested to go through the details provided in the below article.

Latest: The link to download the Admit Card will be available from March 05 to 12, 2018,  Download from the “Admit Card” page given in quick links as soon as it is released.

Indian Coast Guard Navik Domestic Branch (DB) Recruitment

The schedule for various events of Indian Coast Guard Navik Domestic Branch (DB) Recruitment is provided in the table below:

Event Date
Online Application Process 10 to 16 Feb 2018
Availability of Admit Card 05 to 12 Mar 2018
Recruitment Examination Apr 2018
Selection List Sep 2018

Age Limit: The minimum age of a candidate should be 18 Years & maximum age is 22 years.

Selection Process: Candidates will be selected based on the selection rounds conducted by the higher authorities as follows:

  • Written test
  • Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
  • Medical test

Application Fee: There is no application fee.

How to Apply: Applications are accepted ‘Online only’ as per the above schedule.

Application Form

If you are suitable for applying, then you will be required to visit the official website and click the apply link OR you can also use the direct link to apply, Which is provided below for the sake of candidates.

  • Application Process is over now…!!!

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

10th Class with 50% marks in aggregate from a board of Education recognized by Central/State Government. (5% relaxation in above minimum cut off will be given for SC/ST candidates and outstanding sports person of National level who have obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position in any field sports events at the Open National Championship/ Interstate National Championship. This relaxation will also
be applicable to the ward of Coast Guard uniform personnel deceased while in service).

Job Requirement:

Cook: They would be required to prepare food as per menu (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian including handling of meat products) and accounting of ration. In addition, they will also be allotted other duties for efficient running of organisation.

Steward: They would be required to serve food in the officer’s messes, as waiters, housekeeping, accounting of funds, wine and stores, preparation of menu etc. In addition, they will also be allotted other duties for efficient running of the organisation.

Age Limit

18 to 22 years as on 01 Apr 2018 i.e born between 01 Sep 1996 to 31 Aug 2000, both dates inclusive. (Upper age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates).

Selection Process

Selection of candidates is based on the order of merit depending on their performance in Written Test, Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and fitness in the Medical Examination.

The ‘Online’ Applications will be sorted out Centre wise. The conduct of test is planned during the month of Apr 2018. The Selection procedure is as follows:-

Short-listing criteria will be based on higher percentage of marks for a particular examination Centre.

The qualifying cut off percentage (%) of a particular Centre may be increased if more number of applications with higher percentage is received.

The written examination will be of objective type, which will generally cover subjects Quantitative Aptitude, Mathematics, General Sciences, General English, General Awareness (Current Affairs & General Knowledge) and Reasoning (Verbal & Non-Verbal).

Those who qualify written examination will undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and Initial Medical Examination (Preliminary). The testing procedure will take 2-3 days. Physically Challenged candidates are not eligible to apply for this examination.

Physical Fitness Test (PFT): PFT will be conducted for all those who qualify the written tests. All candidates are advised to be in possession of sport rig (Shoe, T shirt, Trouser etc). The PFT will consist of:

  • 1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes.
  • 20 Squat ups (Uthak Baithak)
  • 10 Push up. Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk.

Candidates who qualify the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) will only be required to undergo initial recruitment medical examination at the respective recruitment Centres or any other place as decided by the Indian Coast Guard.

Based on the performance in the written examination, candidates will be shortlisted for medical examination in a ratio as may be decided by the Indian Coast Guard. Mere declaration of fit in initial medical examination does not indicate selection of the candidate for the final medical at INS Chilka.

The select list will be prepared from the candidates who qualify in all the tests depending upon the available vacancies. The Zone wise select list of candidates will be displayed in the Indian Coast Guard Website www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in in the month of Mar 2018. It is clarified that merit list will be zone wise and not centre wise.

Medical Standards: Medical examination will be conducted by authorized Military Doctors as per
medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable to Enrolled Personnel on entry.

  • 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.
  • Chest: Should be well proportioned. Minimum expansion 5 cms.
  • Weight: Proportionate to height and age +-10 percentage acceptable.
  • Hearing: Normal (Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax and tartar removed
    from teeth prior to examination.)
  • Visual Standard: 6/36 (Better Eye) and 6/36 (Worse Eye).
  • Tattoo: Permanent body tattoos are not permitted on any part of the body. However certain concessions are permitted to candidates belonging to tribal areas communities as declared by the Govt. of India. For other candidates permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearms i.e. from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side of hand.

Note: Candidates with above Medical standards are only to appear for the selection. No
waiver will be given for the above standards. The Coast Guard order on medical standard
of Naviks will be the final authority in case of dispute. Applicants declared permanent
medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital in previous recruitment for the same entry in
Indian Coast Guard are advised not to apply.

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