Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2023: Vacancies, Eligibility, and Application Process

The Indian Coast Guard has recently released a recruitment notification for various posts in 2023. This article provides an overview of the recruitment details, including the available vacancies, eligibility criteria, age limits, selection process, and application procedure.

Vacancies and Posts:

The Indian Coast Guard is inviting applications for several posts under direct recruitment. The posts include Store Keeper Grade II, Engine Driver, Motor Transport Driver, Carpenter, Multi Tasking Staff in Peon and Sweeper, and Lascar 1st Class. In total, there are 13 vacancies for these positions.

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for each of the mentioned posts are as follows:

1. Store Keeper Grade II:

– Educational Qualification: 12th Pass from a recognized Board or University.

– Experience: One year’s experience in handling Stores from a recognized firm or Central or State Government Organization or Public Sector Undertaking.

2. Engine Driver:

– Educational Qualification: Matriculation pass or its equivalent from recognized Boards.

– Certification: Certificate of competency as an Engine Driver from a recognized Government Institute or equivalent.

– Experience: At least two years service as Sarang on a Vessel of over four hundred Boats Horse Power.

3. Motor Transport Driver:

– Educational Qualification: 10th Standard pass.

– Requirements: Possession of a valid driving license for both heavy and light Motor Vehicles.

– Experience: At least two years’ experience in driving Motor Vehicles and knowledge of Motor Mechanism.

4. Carpenter:

– Educational Qualification: Matriculation or equivalent.

– Training: Completed a training course in the relevant trade from an ITI recognized for this purpose and have 1 year of trade experience, or 04 years of experience in the trade for which no training is available.

5. Multi-Tasking Staff (Peon and Sweeper):

– Educational Qualification: Matriculation or equivalent pass.

– Experience: Peon – 02 years of experience as an Office Attendant; Sweeper – 02 years of experience in a clean ship in any recognized firm.

6. Lascar 1st Class:

– Educational Qualification: Matriculation or equivalent pass.

– Experience: 03 years of service on a Ship or Craft.


Age Limits and Pay Scale:

The minimum age limit for all posts is 18 years, and the maximum age limit ranges from 25 to 30 years, depending on the post. The selected candidates will receive a pay scale ranging from Level 01 to Level 04 in the pay matrix, as per the official notification.

Selection Process:

The selection process for the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2023 includes:

1. Application Review

2. Document Verification

3. Written Examination

Application Procedure:

Interested and eligible candidates need to fill out the Application form, either in English or Hindi, as per the format prescribed in the official notification. Along with the application form, candidates should attach self-attested copies of all the required documents. The completed application should be sent to The Commander, Coast Guard Region (A&N), Post Box No. 716, Haddo (PO), Port Blair 744 102, A&N Islands by ordinary post only. The application should be submitted within 45 days from the release of the notification, with the last date being 02.10.2023.


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