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Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2023

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Bharathi Pradeep
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The Indian Coast Guard Navik conducts recruitment exams to select candidates for various posts in the organization. The Indian Coast Guard is a maritime security force in India that protects the country’s maritime interests and enforces maritime law. It operates under the Ministry of Defence and plays a crucial role in safeguarding India’s maritime borders.

Coast Guard Enrolled Personnel Test (CGEPT 01/2024) for Navik General Duty Indian Coast Guard Invites Online Application For Navik (GD) 10+2 Entry. Applications are invited from unmarried Indian male nationals possessing educational qualifications and age, as prescribed below, for recruitment to the post of Navik GD (General Duty) in the Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union for North Zone, North East Zone, East Zone, West Zone, North Western Zone, A&N Zone.

The recruitment exams are conducted by the Indian Coast Guard as per the vacancies available for different posts. The exams are held to select candidates for posts like Assistant Commandant, Navik (General Duty), Navik (Domestic Branch), and Yantrik (Electrical, Electronics, and Mechanical).

The selection process consists of multiple phases that candidates need to clear to be eligible for final selection. The stages may include a written examination, physical fitness test, document verification, medical examination, and training.

Name of Post: Navik (General Duty) 10+2 Entry 01/2024 Batch

Details of Vacancies for 01/2024 Batch: Total 260 Posts

  • General: 104 Posts
  • OBC: 52 Posts
  • SC: 35 Posts
  • ST: 42 Posts
  • EWS: 27 Posts

Important Dates

Starting Date of Online Application: 8 September 2023
Last Date of Online Applications: 22 September 2023
Coast Guard Navik GD Stage I Exam Date 2023: December 2023
Coast Guard Navik GD Stage II Exam Date: January 2024
Coast Guard Navik GD Stage III Exam Date: End April/ Early May 2024

Age Limit

Minimum 18 Years and maximum 22 years. Candidates should be born between 01 May 2002 to 30 Apr 2006 (both dates inclusive) applying for post of Navik (DB), Navik (GD) and Yantrik. Upper age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC (non-creamy) candidates is applicable only if, posts are reserved for them.

Educational Qualification: 10+2 passed with 50% marks aggregate in total and minimum 50% aggregate in Mathematics and Physics from an education board recognized by Central/ State Government. (5% relaxation in above minimum cut off will be given for SC/ST candidates and outstanding sports personnel 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 wards of Coast Guard uniform personnel deceased while in service).

Salary Details

Starting Basic Pay Scale for Navik (GD) is Rs. 21700/ – (Pay Level – 3 post 7th pay commission implementation), plus Dearness Allowance and other allowances based on nature of duty/place of posting as per the regulation enforced time to time.

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.

Application Fee

Candidates (except SC/ST candidates, who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 300/-(Rupees Three Hundred Only) through online mode by using net banking or by using Visa/Master/Maestro/Rupay Credit/Debit Card/UPI. E-admit card will be issued for the examination only to those candidates who have successfully paid the examination fee and who are entitled for waiver of examination fee.

Indian Coast Guard Navik Exam Pattern

The Indian Coast Guard Navik Exam follows a specific written examination pattern that candidates need to be familiar with in order to prepare effectively. 

Here is the exam pattern for the written examination:

Negative MarkingNo
Section – I
SubjectsMathematics – 20 Questions
Science – 10 Questions
English – 15 Questions
Reasoning – 10 Questions
General Knowledge – 5 Questions
Section – II
SubjectsMathematics: 25 questions
Physics: 25 questions

Physical Fitness Test

PFT will be conducted for all the candidates who qualify for the written tests. The parameters for the Physical fitness test are mentioned below:

  • 1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes
  • 20 Squat ups (Uthak Baithak)
  • 10 Push-ups

Note: Candidates are requested to carry their sports attire, shoes, etc.

Medical Examination

Candidates qualifying for the written exam and the physical fitness test will be eligible for the medical examination. The medical criteria to be fulfilled by the candidates applying for the Indian Indian Coast Guard Navik post are mentioned below:

Medical Criteria
HeightThe minimum height should be 157 cm.
ChestWell-proportioned chest, minimum expansion of 5 cms
WeightProportionate to height and age + 10 per cent acceptable
Visual Standard6/6 (Better Eye) and 6/9 (Worse Eye) (Candidates using glasses are not eligible)
TattooPermanent tattoos are not allowed


Section I of the Indian Coast Guard Navik exam includes subjects like Maths, Science, English, Reasoning, and GK, covering topics ranging from algebraic identities to current affairs, designed to assess candidates’ knowledge and aptitude. 

Section II focuses on Physics and Maths, encompassing concepts such as laws of motion, coordinate geometry, calculus, and probability.

Section I

MathsMathematical Simplification, Ratio and Proportion, Algebraic Identities, Linear Equations and Polynomials, Simultaneous Equations, Basic Trigonometry, Simple Mensuration, Geometry, Measures of Central Tendency (Average, Median and Mode), Interest, Profit, Loss and Percentage, Work, Time, Speed and Distance.
ScienceNature of Matter, Universe (Planets/Earth/Satellites/Sun), Electricity and its application, Force and Gravitation, Newton’s Laws Of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Heat, Temperature, Metals and Non-Metals, Carbon and its Compounds, Measurements in Science, Sound and Wave Motion, Atomic Structure.
EnglishPassage, Preposition, Correction of sentences, Change active to passive/passive to active voice, Change direct to indirect/indirect to direct, Verbs/Tense/Non Finite, Punctuation, Substituting phrasal verbs for expression, Synonyms and Antonyms, Meanings of difficult words, Use of adjectives, Compound preposition, Use of pronouns.
ReasoningSpatial, Numerical Reasoning and Associative Ability, Sequences, Spellings Unscrambling, Coding and Decoding.
GKGeography (Soil, Rivers, Mountains, Ports, Inland, Harbours), Culture and Religion, Freedom Movement, Important National Facts about India, Heritage, Arts and Dance, History, Defence, Wars and Neighbours, Awards and Authors, Discoveries, Diseases and Nutrition, Current Affairs, Languages, Capitals and Currencies, Common Names, Full Forms and Abbreviations, Eminent Personalities, National Bird/Animal/Sport/Flower/Anthem/Song/Flag/Mountains
SportsChampionships/Winners/Terms/Number of Players.

Section II

PhysicsPhysical-world and measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power. Newton’s laws and applications, circular motion, Motion of System of particles and rigid body, gravitation, Property of Bulk Matter, thermodynamics, behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic theory, Oscillation and Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of current and magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and alternating currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of matter and radiation, Atom and Nuclei, Electronic devices, Communicating systems.
MathsVector and Three Dimensional Geometry, Linear Programming, Sets, Relations and Functions, Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus, Relations And Functions, Simple Mensuration, Geometry, Measures of Central Tendency (Average, Median and Mode), Mathematical Reasoning, Probability: Statistics, Probability, Mathematical Simplification, Ratio and Proportion, Algebraic Identities, Linear Equations and Polynomials, Simultaneous Equations, Basic Trigonometry.

Result and Cutoffs

The Indian Coast Guard releases the results for the Navik exams online on the official website After the exam, candidates whose names appear on the result list must undergo a medical examination. Due to COVID-19 circumstances, there were candidates whose medical reviews remained incomplete, but they were also considered for the medical round.

Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment Results

  • Visit the official portal of the Indian Coast Guard at
  • Go to the “News & Events” section.
  • The result will be displayed in PDF format. 
  • Download and print it for future reference.

During the medical examination, candidates must carry several documents, including online admit cards, Class 10th and 12th passing certificates and mark sheets, caste certificates (if applicable), domicile certificates, proof of identity, and recent passport-sized photographs.

Official Notification PDF

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Bharathi Pradeep
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Editor at Bharathi covers topics on Competitive exams, How To guides, Current exams, Current Affairs, Study Materials, etc. Follow her on social media using the links below.

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