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Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment 2020: Notification for Recruitment for 50 Vacant Posts Released; Check Details Here

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Nov 18, 2020

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The Indian Coast Guard, Ministry of Defence has issued an official notification regarding the recruitment process for the vacant posts of Navik, the domestic branch (cook and steward). The notice is released on its official website

The authority is carrying the recruitment drive for the Indian Coast Guard Navik to fill in 50 vacant posts. The application process for the recruitment will commence on November 30. The deadline for applying for the posts is December 7. The vacancies have arisen according to different categories which are shown below.

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Category Number of vacancies
UR(GEN) 20
Economically Weaker Section 5
Other Backward Classes 14
Scheduled Caste 8
Scheduled Tribe 3
Total vacancies 50

Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are willing to apply for the post must check the eligibility criteria given below:

  • The applicant must have cleared class 10th with a recognized board with at least 50% aggregate.
  • SC / ST candidates and outstanding sportspersons of the National level will be provided 5% relaxation to the qualifying cut-off.
  • Aspirants must be between 18 to 22 years of age (as of April 1, 2021).
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST category will be given 5 years of relaxation in the maximum age criteria. Similarly, 3 years of upper age limit relaxation is given.

Read the official notice here

Indian Coast Guard Navik Recruitment: Job Profile

  • Cook: The recruited candidates’ duty will be to make food as per menu including both types of cuisines i.e. Veg as well as Non-Veg. Moreover, they will also have to manage the accounting records of ration and efficiently run the entity.
  • Steward: The recruited candidate will be required to serve food in the officer’s mess. The other roles will include working as waiters, housekeeping, maintenance and accounting of funds, wine and store handling, preparation of the menu, etc. 

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The basic pay for the selected candidate will be Rs. 21700. This does not include the other bonuses and allowances such as Dearness Allowance. The applicants will have to go through various stages to get recruited finally. The candidates will have to initially appear for the written exam and then for the Physical Fitness Test.

The written test will cover various concepts from quantitative aptitude, mathematics, general science, general English, general awareness (current affairs and general knowledge), and reasoning (verbal and non-verbal).


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