The ‘Online’ Applications will be sorted out centre wise. The conduct of test is planned during Mar/Apr 2015. Selection procedure is as follows:-
(a) Short-listing criteria for applications will be based on higher percentage of marks in the diploma for a particular examination centre. SC and ST candidates will be given due weightage while short listing.
(b) The qualifying cut off percentage of a particular centre may be increased if more number of applications with higher percentage will received.
(c) The written tests will be objective type. The questions paper will contain questions from their respective branch (Mechanical /Electrical/Electronics & Telecommunication.
(d) Those who qualify written tests will undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT), interview and initial Medical Examination. The testing procedure will take 1-2 days.
(e) The Physical Fitness Test will be conducted for all those who pass the written tests. Qualifying PFT as per the standards given below is compulsory. The PFT will consist as under:-
- 1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes.
- 20 squat ups (Uthak Baithak).
- 10 Push ups.
Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk.
Note:- The candidates belonging to the physically challenged are not eligible to apply for this post
(f) Candidates those who qualify the Physical Fitness Test will be required to undergo initial recruitment medical examination at the respective recruitment centre.
(g) Based on the performance in the written examination, candidates will be shortlisted for medical examination in a ratio as may be decided by Coast Guard.
(h) The select list will be prepared from the candidates who qualify in all the tests depending upon the available vacancies. The All India select list of candidates will be displayed in the Indian Coast Guard Website www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in in the month of July 2015.
Selection of candidates is based on the order of merit depending on their performance in Written Test, interview, Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and fitness in the Medical Examination.