The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is a part of the Indian Armed Forces. Its main goal is the assurance of India's sea advantages and oceanic law requirement with purview over both regional (counting coterminous zone and restrictive monetary zone) and global waters.
ICG was formally settled on eighteenth August 1978 as a furnished power of the Union by the Coast Guard Act, 1978. It works under the Department of Defence of the Union Ministry of Defense. It is especially imperative to take note of that the " Coast Guard Act" was presented under Entry 2 of List 1 in the Seventh Schedule to the Constituion of India. This is indistinguishable section from for the Army, Navy and Air Force Acts.
The Coast Guard works in close participation with the Indian Navy, Department of Fisheries, Department of Revenue (Customs) and the Central and State police powers. The ICG is normally and as of now headed by a maritime officer of the position of Vice-Admiral on assignment, albeit two of the Director Generals (the twelfth and sixteenth), Rameshwar Singh and Prabhakaran Paleri, were from Indian Coast Guard.==Missions== The Indian Coast Guard's witticism, with regards to its missions, is वयम रक्षामः (Vayam Rakshamah), which interprets from Sanskrit as We Protect. Its missions are:
|HOW TO JOIN INDIAN COAST GUARD - OFFICERS|
|Name Of Post||Branch||Age as on 1st July of the year of recruitment||Education Qualification||Physical Standard|
|Assistant Commandant||General Duty||21-25 years of Age ( 5 years relaxation for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC||Degree with Mathematics and Physics as subject upto intermediate or class XII of 10+2+3 scheme||Height 157, Weight 45 Kgs, Eye sight 6/6 & 6/9 without glasses|
|Assistant Commandant||General Duty (Pilot/Naviator)||19-27 years (5 years relaxation for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC||12th class in 10+2 scheme or equivalent possessing current commercial pilot license or B.Sc with Physics and Mathematics||Height Min 162 cms Max 198 cm, Leg Length Min 99 cms, Weight Proportionate to Height, Eye sight 6/6 without glasses|
|Assistant Commandant||Technical Branch||21-30 years (5 years relaxation for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC)||Degree in Naval Architecture/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Marine/ Design Engineering||Height 157 cm Weight Proportionate to Height, Eye sight 6/12 and 6/36|
|Assistant Commandant||General Duty (Pilot- Commercial Pilot License Short Service Appontment)||19-27 years (5 years relaxation for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC||12th class in 10+2 scheme or equivalent and should pass current Commercial Pilot License on the date of selection of application||Height Min 162 cms Max 198 cm, Leg Length Min 99 cms, Weight Proportionate to Height, Eye sight 6/6 without glasses|
This is the operational branch of the Coast Guard. Command of ships at sea can only be exercised by officers of the General Duty Branch. As a General Duty Officer you will operate weapons and sensors and perform the command function which demands a wide sphere of knowledge of your equipment. The safety of your ship and men, the maneuver of your ships in war and in peace time operations will be your responsibility.
Modern ships and aircraft abound with advanced technology and machinery. In the Technical Branch you will be responsible to keep all these equipment serviceable. You will also get opportunities to work in shore jobs in Coast Guard repair organizations. In very few other careers will you be exposed to such a wide spectrum of opportunities to keep yourself abreast of modern developments in Engineering. Your career will be interspread with technical training course upto Post-Graduation level in India.
|HOW TO JOIN INDIAN COAST GUARD - NAVIKS AND YANTRIKS|
|Name Of Post||Age as on 1st July of the year of recruitment||Education Qualification||Physical Standard|
|Yantriks||18-22 years (5 years relaxation for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC)||Matriculate and Diploma in Mechanical /Electrical /Electronics/ Aeronautical Engineering.||Height 157 cms, Weight Proportionate to Height Eye sight 6/12 and 6/24|
|Naviks (General Duty)||18-22 years (5 years relaxation for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC )||12th class in 10+2+3 scheme or equivalent having PCM in 12th||Height 157 cms , Weight Proportionate to height, Eye sight 6/6 and 6/9 without glasses|
|Naviks (Domestics Branch)||18-22 years (5 years relaxation for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC)||10th Standard pass||Height 157 cms, Weight Proportionate to height, Eye sight 6/18 and 6/36|