Indian Coast Guard Recruitment Navik (General Duty) 2024- Apply Online for 260 Posts


Are you ready to serve your nation with pride and dedication? The Indian Coast Guard has announced the recruitment of Navik (General Duty) for the 02/2024 Batch, offering a remarkable opportunity for male Indian candidates. This article provides essential details about the vacancies, eligibility criteria, and the application process, ensuring you're well-prepared to embark on this noble journey.


Indian Coast Guard Recruitment  Navik (General Duty) 2024

Name of The Posts:

Navik ( General Duty)

Important Dates:

Starting Date to Apply Online & Payment of fee: 13-02-2024 from 11:00 Hrs

Last Date to Apply Online & Payment of fee: 27-02-2024 up to 17:30 Hrs


    Age Limit:

    Minimum Age: 18 years

    Maximum Age: 22 years

    Candidates should be born between 01 Sep 2002 to 31 Aug 2006 (both dates inclusive)

    Age relaxation is applicable as per the rules.

    Educational Qualification:

    Candidates should possess 10+2 in Mathematics and Physics in any recognized board.

    Vacancy Details:

    The Indian Coast Guard aims to fill a total of 260 vacancies for the position of Navik (General Duty) in the 02/2024 Batch. This presents a significant opportunity for individuals seeking a career in the armed forces and wishing to contribute to the nation's security.

    NORTH EAST270715071268
    NORTH WEST050103010212
    ANDAMAN & NICOBAR000001010103

    Application Fee:

    For Others: Rs. 300/-

    For SC/ST candidates: Nil

    Mode of Payment: Online Mode via net banking or by using Visa/Master/Maestro/Rupay Credit/Debit Card/UPI

    Pay, Perks, and Other Benefits.

    (a) Navik (General Duty). Basic pay of Rs. 21700/- (Pay Level-3) plus Dearness Allowance

    and other allowances based on nature of duty/place of posting as per the prevailing regulations.

    16. Promotion and Perquisites.

    (a) Promotion prospects exist up to the rank of Pradhan Adhikari with an existing pay scale of

    Rs. 47600/- (Pay Level 8) with Dearness Allowance. Promotion to the Officer cadre is subject to

    suitability and performance while in service as per regulations laid down on the subject.

    (b) Other Benefits.

    (i) Free ration and clothing as per the existing rules. Free medical treatment for self and

    family including dependent parents.

    (ii) Government accommodation for self & family.

    (iii) 45 days Earned leave and 08 days Casual leave every year with Leave Travel

    Concession (LTC) for self, family, and dependent parents as per Government rules.

    (iv) Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) and Gratuity on retirement.

    (v) Canteen facilities (CSD) and other loan facilities.

    (vi) ECHS medical facilities after retirement.

    (c) Insurance Cover. Insurance cover (on contribution) of Rs. 75 lakhs for Enrolled Personnel is applicable. 

     Application Process:

    Visit the Official Website:

    Head over to the official website of the Indian Coast Guard to access the online application portal.


    Candidates need to register on the website with their valid email and contact details.

    Fill in the Application Form:

    Carefully fill in the required details in the online application form.

    Upload Documents:

    Upload scanned copies of your photograph, signature, and other relevant documents.

    Application Fee:

    Verify the application fee details. Fortunately, for this recruitment, there is no application fee.

    Review and Submit:

    Before submitting the form, review all the entered information to avoid any errors.

    Print Application Form:

    After successful submission, take a printout of the application form for future reference.

    Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria before applying.

    The last date to apply online is 27th February 2024, and the deadline is 11.59PM

    Important Links:

    Official Website

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    Apply Online

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    Selection Process:

    The selection of candidates is based on the All India order of merit based on their performance in Stage I,

    II, III & IV (explained in detail in para 6), meeting the laid down medical standards during medical

    examination and the number of vacancies available for the post. Clearing of Stages, II, III, IV and

    satisfactory performance in training is compulsory for recruitment in ICG. All candidates will be compulsorily

    subjected to an identity check prior commencement of the examination of Stages- I, II, and III of CGEPT. The identity

    check will include verification/matching of the following at all stages of the selection procedure.

    Medical Standards:

    (a) Medical examination will be conducted by authorized Medical Officers of Defence Forces as

    per medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable to Enrolled Personnel on entry.

    (b) Height. Minimum height 157 cm. Height standards may be reduced by up to 05 cm

    below 157 cm for candidates having domicile of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Arunachal

    Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Garhwal, Sikkim and Andaman, and Nicobar Islands. Height standards may

    be reduced by up to 02 cm for candidates having a domicile of Lakshadweep.

     (c) Chest. It should be well-proportioned. Minimum expansion 5 cms.

     (d) Weight. Proportionate to height and age +10 percentage acceptable.

     (e) Hearing. Normal.


    The basic training for Navik (General Duty) will commence tentatively in early/mid

    Sep 2024 at INS Chilka followed by sea training and professional training in allotted trade. Branch/trade will be allocated as per the requirement of service and performance during basic training. The candidates are liable to be discharged as UNSUITABLE if their progress (including academic) or conduct is unsatisfactory at any time during training. Trainees are also liable to be discharged at any stage of training if their online application documents are found to be falsified at any stage of recruitment.


    The Indian Coast Guard's recruitment drive for Navik (General Duty) in the 02/2024 Batch presents a golden opportunity for individuals passionate about serving their nation. With a total of 260 vacancies available, aspiring candidates are encouraged to review the detailed notification and ensure they meet the eligibility criteria before proceeding with the application process. Don't miss out on this chance to embark on a fulfilling career dedicated to safeguarding India's maritime borders. Apply now and become a proud member of the Indian Coast Guard!