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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Indian Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Recruitment Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    Computer-Based Mode (Online) conduction of Screening Test
  • Exam Duration
    2 hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Two times a year
  • Official Website
    www.joinindiancoastguard.cdac.in
  • Total Marks
    400
  • Total No. of Questions
    100
  • No. of Sections
    3
  • Medium of the exam
    English
Eligibilty Criteria

Fulfilling the mentioned eligibility criteria is necessary for the candidates to sit for the ICGAC Exam 2022. The eligibility criteria for the ICGAC recruitment exam are given below:

Age Limit

To be eligible for the ICGAC a candidate must be between the ages of 20 to 24 years. The age relaxations provided are given below:

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste (SC) 5 years
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years

Educational Qualifications

To apply for the ICGAC exam, one should have the minimum qualifications as asked by the conducting board. The minimum qualifications include

  • Having a Bachelor's degree issued by an authorized university. The degree should show the candidate having at least 60% aggregate marks in the Bachelor's pursued.
  • A compulsory combination of subjects in class 12th for 10+2+3 is also necessary. The subject combination made compulsory is Mathematics with Physics. The aggregate marks necessary are 55% in Physics and Mathematics combined.
  • Candidates lacking Physics and Mathematics as their subjects in Class 12th are not eligible for GD (General Duty).
Exam Pattern

The pattern of the exam includes five important stages. These stages are,

  • Screening Test (Stage I)
  • Preliminary Selection Board (Stage II)
  • Final Selection Board (Stage III)
  • Medical Exam (Stage IV),
  • Induction (Stage V)

The screening is conducted in a computer-based mode. The table below explains in detail the exam pattern for different jobs under the ICGAT Recruitment

Section Subjects (Sub-Subjects) No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration
For GD/CPL-SSA
entry (Section-1)
English 25 100 2 hours
Reasoning & Numerical Ability 25 100
General Science & Mathematical aptitude 25 100
General Knowledge 25 100
For Mechanical entry (Section - 2) English 10 40 2 hours
Reasoning & Numerical Ability 10 40
General Science & Mathematical aptitude 10 40
General Knowledge 10 40
Mechanical 60 240
For Electrical & Electronics entry (Section - 3) English 10 40 2 hours
Reasoning & Numerical Ability 10 40
General Science & Mathematical aptitude 10 40
General Knowledge 10 40
Electronics or Electrical 60 240
Syllabus

The Syllabus consists of these general topics that include.

  • English
  • Reasoning & Numerical Ability
  • General Science & Mathematical aptitude
  • General Knowledge

Apart from these questions, there are exams conducted for specific subject-based vacancies. The vacancies include

  • Mechanical for Mechanical entry
  • Electronic or Electrical for Electrical & Electronics entry

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