All diploma holders that are 18 to 22 years old are allowed to apply for the Yantrik Post in the ICG (Indian Coast Guard). All candidates should have a diploma in Electrical/ Mechanical / Electronics and Telecommunication (Radio/Power) Engineering that is approved by the AICTE and should have 60 percent in aggregate so they would be considered for the job post. All the applications can be filled online from February 11 to 21 in joinindiancoastguard.gov.in. All candidates will go through a written, physical, and medical test.
The written test will be more of an objective type of test. The test will have questions from their respective courses which include Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics & Telecommunication, some general knowledge questions, reasoning aptitude, and English questions. The written tests will be done in Kolkata, Noida, Chennai, and Mumbai. Admit cards for the written exam are going to be available from 5 March to 15.
The notice says: “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.”
It adds: “5 % relaxation in above minimum cut off will be given for SC/ ST candidates and outstanding sports person of National level who has obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position in any field sports events at the Open National Championship/ Interstate National Championship. This relaxation will also be applicable to the wards of Coast Guard uniform personnel deceased while in service.”