Indian Coast Guard Navik GD Recruitment 2019: Know Eligiblity, Selection Process & Job Profile


Indian Coast Guard Recruitment 2019: Application process for recruitment of Indian coast guard Navik (General Duty) will begin from 26 August 2019 @ for 2020 Batch. Know important dates, eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, job profile of Navik GD here.

Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD) Recruitment 2019: Notification for Navik (General Duty) January 2020 batch has been released by the Indian Coast Guard on the official webiste As per the notification, the eligible candidates can apply for the Indian Coast Guard Navik (GD) post from 26 August 2019. Candidates need to be 10+2 passed with Maths and Physics subject to apply for the post of Navik (GD). The application process will close on 1 September 2019. Have a look at the detailed information regarding the Indian Coast Guard Recruitment for Navik GD such as application process, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, exam centres, Navik GD Job profile, training and so much more.

The Indian Coast Guard is a “multi-mission organisation” that conducts operations at sea and is capable for performing both surface and air operations. The Navik (General Duty) is responsible for managing operations at sea. The recruitment to the post of Navik (General Duty) will be carried out through the written examination.

Navik (General Duty) 10+2 Entry – 01/2020 Batch

Important Dates

Online Application Form Start Date – 26 August 2019

Last Date to apply online – 1 September 2019

Release of Admit Card for (Navik GD) – 17 September 2019

Last Date to take print out of Admit Card – 23 September 2019

Eligibility Criteria

Check here the detailed eligibility criteria before applying for the Indian Coast Guard Jobs 2019:

Educational Qualification: Candidate should be 10+2 passed with Maths and Physics subjects from a recognised education board with at least 50% aggregate marks.

Age Limit: The Minimum age limit is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 22 years.

Relaxation in Upper Age for Categories

Upper age relaxation for SC/ST – 5 Years

Upper age relaxation for OBC – 3 Years

Relaxation in Minimum Cut off

India Coast Guard will give 5% relaxation in minimum cut off to:

– SC/ST candidates

– Outstanding sports personnel of National level who have obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position in any sports

– Wards of Coast Guard Uniform Personnel who died while in service

Indian Coast Guard (Navik GD) Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for the Indian Coast Guard (Navik GD) is a three-phased process involving:

– Written examination

– Physical Fitness Test

– Medical Examination

Exam Centres for written Examination

While filling up the application form for Navik (GD) post, candidates need to fill only one centre from the mentioned list of centres. Here is the examination centre list:

Zones Examination Centres States-Candidates Residing
Northern Zone Jalandhar Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana(other than NCR District’s)
and Union Territory of Chandigarh
Dehradun Uttarakhand
Jodhpur Rajasthan (other than NCR district’s)
Noida Delhi & NCR Region Haryana NCR District – Faridabad, Gurgaon, Mewat, Rohtak, Sonepat, Rewari, Jhajjhar, Panipat, Palwal, Bhiwani and Mahendergarh
UP NCR District  – Meerut, Ghaziabad, GautamBudh Nagar, Bulandshahr, Hapur and Baghpat
Rajasthan NCR District – Alwar and Bharatpur
Varanasi Uttar Pradesh (other than NCR district’s)
North-East Zone Guwahati Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim
Paradip Odisha
Haldia West Bengal
Kolkata Bihar and Jharkhand
East Zone Tuticorin South Tamil Nadu District – Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Theni, Madurai, Sivaganga, Pudukottai, Dindigul, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapatnam and Karur
Chennai Rest of Tamil Nadu District and Union Territory of Puducherry
Secunderabad Telangana
Vishakapatnam Andhra Pradesh
West Zone Bhopal Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh
Kochi Kerala and Lakshadweep
Mumbai Maharashtra, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli
New Mangalore Karnataka and Goa
North-West Zone Gandhi Nagar Gujarat
A&N Zone Port Blair A&N Islands

Training of Navik (GD)

Candidates who will be selected for the post of Navik (GD) will be trained at INS Chilka for 24 weeks respectively. Following this, Navik GDs are deputed for afloat training of 3 months and then the Cadre training. This training period can vary from 4-6 months.

Job Profile of Navik (GD)

The Officers, sailors and men of Indian Coast Guard basically deal with the challenges at sea. They operate from ships and aircraft and work to protect the Indian maritime interests.


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