Applications are invited from unmarried male Indian Nationals possessing educational qualifications and age, as prescribed below for recruitment to the post of Yantrik in the Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union.
Educational Qualifications: Matriculate and Three Years Diploma in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronic Engineering with atleast 60% in aggregate from Board / Institute recognized by Board of Central / State Government. (Maximum 5% relaxation in the above percentage for SC / ST candidates, sports person of national level and wards of Coast Guard Uniform Personal Deceased while in Service).
Age: Minimum 18 years and maximum 22 years i.e. between 1 August 1992 and 31 july 1996. Upper age relaxation of 5 years for SC / ST and 3 years for OBC Category candidates.
How to apply?(a) Applications will be accepted online only from 10 to 17 February 2014. Log on to www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in and click on OPPORTUNITIES button. The important instructions for filling of Online Applications are:
(i) The Name of the Candidate, Father’s Name / Mother’s Name and Date of Birth should be as given in the 10th Class Certificate.
(ii) Indiacate exact percentage of marks in Diploma upto two decimals and this is not to be rounded off.
(iii) Filling up of information like personal email id and mobile number of the candidate are compulsory. The date, time, venue of the test and other information will be informed through personal email id and applicants can take printout of the filled application form with date and time of examination through URL: http://joincoastguard.gov.in/reprint.aspx
(iv) Candidates to choose anyone venue out of the options displayed.
(v) The Coast Guard reserves the right to cancel any centre or change the centre of the candidates for administrative reasons.
(b) To fill up ONLINE application candidates need to logon to the website www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in and click on OPPORTUNITIES button. Read the instructions carefully and proceed as given below:-
(i) Select the advertisement for Yantrik (3 years Mechanical / Electrical / Electronic Diploma Holders – 02/2014 batch)
(ii) Select the post applied from any one of the following
(aa) Yantrik Technical (Mechanical)
(ab) Yantrik Technical (Electrical)
(ac) Yantrik Technical (Electronics)
(iii) Read the instructions and click on the ‘I Agree’ button and the ‘Online Application’ will be displayed.
(iv) Proceed to fill up the application (All star (*) marked entries are compulsory and to be filled).
(v) On completion of filling application, check your details once again prior clicking on the submit button.
(vi) On successful submission of the online application a Application / Registration number will be provided to the candidate. The filled Application Form, with number generated will be available to the candidate to save and take a print. For candidates NOT MEETING the eligibility criteria, a Rejection Slip, given the cause of Rejection with the Application Number will be displayed. The filled application form with the Roll No, Date and Time of Exam generated will be available through URL: http://joinindiancoastguard.gov.in/reprint.aspx from 24 February 2014 onwards post short listing of the online application.
(vii) Candidates are required to print two copies, one copy enclosed with photocopies of all required documents, i.e. 10th class certificate / mark sheet showing date of birth, diploma certificate showing percentage of marks, caste certificate wherever required and games certificate shall be carried by the candidate and submitted at the examination center. Second copy without any enclosure is to be kept with the candidate as an identity proof during the recruitment procedure. Any candidate who does not carry all these documents at the time of test shall not be permitted to appear in the exam.
Note: Filling of multiple applications will result in cancellation of all applications.
Last date for submission of online application form is 17 February 2014.
5. The Written Test and Interview will be conducted at the following centres:
Mumbai: Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (West). Worli Sea Face PO, Worli Colony, Mumbai-30
Chennai: Indian Coast Guard Shore Depot, CG Complex, Near Kalmandpam Police Station, GM Pettai Road, Royapuram, Chennai-13
Kolkata: Coast Guard Regional Headquarters (North East), Synthesis Business Park, 6th Floor Shrachi Building, Near Town Rajarhat, Kolkata, WB – 700 157
Kochi: Indian Coast Guard; Dist HQs No-4, Kalvatty Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala-682004
Vishakhapatnam: Indian Coast Guard Enclave, Behind Port High School, Malkapuram, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh-530011
Noida: Indian Coast Guard Selection Board, Noida, A-1, Sector-24, Opposite HCL Technologies. Distt Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida, UP-201 301
Paradip: Indian Coast Guard Dist HQs No 7, Badapadia, Paradip, Orissa-754142
Selection Procedure: The ONLINE Applications will be sorted out centre-wise. The conduct of test is planned during March / April 2014. Selection Procedure is as follows:
(a) Shortlisting 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 shortlisting.
(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 question paper will contain questions from their respective discipline (Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics & telecommunication).
(d) Those who qualify written test will undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT), Interview and Initial Medical Examination.. The Testing procedure will take 2-3 days.
(e) The physical fitness test will be conducted for all those who pass the written tests. Qualifying PFT as per the standards as given below is compulsory. The PFT consists as under:
1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes
20 squats 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 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 on the Indian Coast Guard Website: www.joinindiancoastguad.gov.in
(7.) List of Documents: Shortlisted candidates through ONLINE application will be called for test at given date and time. Candidates are required to appear at the Venue with the following documents. Original educational certificates will be returned after verification.
(a) Two copy of Pre-Filled Online Application.
(b) Original certificate of 10th class for Date of Birth verification.
(c) Original mark sheet and certificates of three year Diploma.
(d) Proof of Identity such as Passport, Driving License, Voter I Card, Aadhar Card, School / College ID Card or Other Photo Identity Proof.
(e) Caste certificate (if applicable) in original as per Government of India format.
(f) 10 recent color passport size photographs.
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.
8. Medical Standards:
(a) Height: Minimum 157 cms. Reduction in height for candidates from hilly areas and tribal areas will be in accordance with the Central Government Orders.
(b) Chest: Should be well proportioned. Minimum expansion 5 cms.
(c) Weight: Proportionate to height and age +/- 10% acceptable. Hearing: Normal
(d) Medical Examination will be conducted by authorized Military Doctors as per Medical Standard prescribed in current medical regulations applicable to Enrolled Personnel on Entry.
(e) Good mental, physical and mental health free from any disease / disability, likely to interfere with efficient performance of duties.
(f) No Cardio-Vascular disease, surgical deformities like knock knee, flat feet etc infection of ears, no history of fits or psychiatric ailment, varicose vein, corrective surgery for eye sight etc.
(g) Visual Standards: 6/24 without glasses and 6/9 & 6/12 with glasses for better eye and worse eye respectively.
Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax and tartar removed from teeth prior to examination.
Note: Applicants declared permanent medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital in previous recruitment for the same entry in Coast Guard are advised not to appear for test.
9. Final Enrollment Medical Examination: All select list candidates who are issued with a call letter will have to undergo Final Medical Examination at INS Chilka prior to Enrollment. Candidates found ‘unfit’ during this medical examination will not be enrolled for training. No ‘appeal’ is permitted for review after the final enrollment medical examination at INS Chilka. Medically unfit candidates will be returned home at their own expense.
10. Training: The basic training will commence in August 2014 at INS Chilka followed by Sea Training and Professional Training. Yantriks are liable to be discharged as UNSUITABLE due to unsatisfactory performance at any time during the training.
11. General Guidelines:
(a) Candidates withdrawn on disciplinary grounds from any other service training establishments are not eligible to appear.
(b) Candidates should not have been arrested, convicted or prosecuted on criminal charges.
(c) Original certificates should not be attached with the application form. Indian Coast Guard will not responsibility for loss of original certificates, if attached with application. Photo should be pasted and not stapled. Attestation made on the back side of the photo will not be entertained.
(d) Request for change of Examination Center / Date will not be entertained.
(e) All original certificates and mark sheets are to be produced at the time of written test.
(f) The candidate’s selection pertaining to a particular batch is valid for that batch only. Qualified candidates whose names do not appear in the final selection list can not claim admission to the next batch. These candidates will have to undergo selection procedure afresh provided that they meet the eligibility criteria for fresh batch.
(g) Applications received by post will not be accepted.
(h) Call letter for final medical examination for enrollment in the Coast Guard will be forwarded only to initial Medically qualified candidates in the select list. Such candidates will be required to reach the training establishment at their own expense. Unsuccessful candidates will not be intimated separately.
(i) The application and documents will be further scrutinized at every stage of testing for eligibility and candidature shall be rejected if found not eligible in any respect.
(j) No enquiry will be entertained regarding recruitment / enrollment after a period of 6 Months.
(k) Indiscipline activities including copying / malpractice etc during the testing procedures will also result in disqualification.
(l) The application and the original documents will be further scrutinized for eligibility prior to enrollment and may be rejected if found not eligible in any respect.
(m) It may also be noted that minimum percentage of marks for eligibility at Para 2 may be increased depending upon number of candidates applying.
(o) Candidates from Open Schools institutes not registered with Government are not eligible,
(p) In case of more number of candidates applying for one centre, a few candidates may be allotted any other centre. Candidates with higher marks will be allotted their first choice only.
(q) Use of mobile phones and other modern electronic gadgets are not permitted during examination. Coast Guard considers such possession as adopting unfair means. If any candidates is caught with Mobile, Bluetooth of any kind of scanning equipments during examination hours immediately action as per law including filling FIR will be initiated.
(r) Coast Guard can not guarantee the safe keeping of any electronic devices. Candidates will not be allowed to go to toilet or leave examination venue / Hall for any reason after the commencement of the written examination.
(s) All candidates will be frisked prior entering into examination venue.
(t) All candidates are requested to be watchful and immediately bring to the notice of invigilator of any suspicious action by any of the candidate.
12. Pay, Perks and Other Benefits
(a) Total approximate emolument on joining works out to be Rs. 20000/- including Dearness Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance and other liberal allowances as admissible. In addition there is free ration / clothing / medical treatment for self and family and Government accommodation.
(b) 45 days E/L and 8 days C/L every year with LTC as per Govt. rules. Insurance cover of Rs. 25 lacs, Contributory Pension Scheme & Gratuity on retirement.
(a) Promotion prospects exists up to the rank of Pradhan Sahayak Engineer with Pay Scale of Rs. 9300-34800 plus Grade Pay @ Rs. 4800/-
(b) Promotion prospects also exists to the Officer Cadre subject to suitability and performance.
14. Travel Expenses: SC / ST candidates who are not employed by the Central / State Government will be reimbursed 2nd Class fare by train / Govt bus / steamer charges by the shortest route if the home station is beyond 30 Kms form the place of examination on production of ticket.
15. Disclaimer: Information given in the advertisement and on the official website are guidelines only. In case of any ambiguity, the existing rules and regulations of Indian Coast Guard / Government of India will be final.
Candidates to see coast guard website for updates: www.joinindiancoastguard.gov.in
Caution: Selection in Coast Guard is fair and on merit only. Candidates should not fall pray to unscrupulous persons posing as recruitment agents. For complaint against such persons, candidate must approach the Director (Recruitment), Coast Guard Selection Board, and NOIDA on Phone No. 0120-2414395/2411752