Candidates who wish to appear for Indian coast guard are hereby, informed about the selection procedure.

Shortlisted candidates through online application will be called for Preliminary Selection at given date and time. Candidates are required to appear at the Venue with the following documents:

(i) One copy of pre-filled online application.
(ii) Original certificate of tenth class for date of birth verification.
(iii) Original mark sheet and certificates of 10+2 examination.
(iv) Original certificate and mark sheets (all semesters and years) of BE/B Tech /Graduation as the case may be.
(v) Proof of identity such as passport, driving license, voter I card, college ID card or any other photo identity proof.
(vi) Caste Certificate (if applicable) in original as per Govt of India format.
(vii) Current and Valid Commercial Pilot License (approved by DGCA) in original for Asst Comdt CPL entry only.

B. Preliminary Selection:

Eligible candidates will appear in Preliminary Selection on the given date and time which will consist of Mental

Ability test and PP&DT(Picture Perception and Discussion Test).

C. Final Selection:

The candidates qualifying above Preliminary Selection will be called for Final Selection. The date and venue for Final Selection Board will be uploaded on Indian Coast Guard website The Final Selection will consist of Psychologist test, Group Testing and Interview (Personality test).

D. Medical:

All candidates recommended by Final Selection Board will undergo Medical examination at nearest Military Hospital. Candidates for GD(P/N) and CPL will undergo medical at AFCME, Delhi/ Bangaluru.


GD(Pilot) candidates on qualifying FSB will be required to appear for PABT at Dehradun/Mysore AFSSBs. Those already qualified PABT are to provide details of batch, Chest number and place while filling PIQ.

F. Validity of Selection:

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 select list cannot claim admission for the next batch. These candidates will have to undergo the selection procedure afresh provided that they meet the eligibility criteria for the fresh batch.

G. Reasons for rejection:

The Candidature of a candidate can be rejected at any time during the process of selection if

(i) Having detected not meeting any of the above laid down criteria/ conditions of education qualification, age, submission of wrong information in the application or false certificates etc.
(ii) Indiscipline activities including coping etc. during the testing procedures.

H. Merit List:

Qualifying at the FSB does not confirm final selection. A merit list is prepared for the medically fit candidates on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates at FSB. Those high in the merit list and who are within the stipulated vacancies and are medically fit are issued with appointment letter and joining instruction for training. The number of vacancies vary from branch to branch and will be decided at a later date depending on the number of training vacancies available at the training establishments.