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Multi Tasking Staff / Motor Transport Driver

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Port Blair
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Multi Tasking Staff 03 Post


Location : Gujarat , Gandhinagar
Education : 10th
Experience : Freshers

Indian Coast Guard Jobs Notification 2022 information for the hiring of 3 Multi Tasking Staff Posts has been released on the official website at joinindiancoastguard.gov.in. Candidates Planning to start their career with Indian Coast Guard can apply Offline application on or before 2022-10-25.

Multi Tasking Staff (Peon): 2 Posts

Multi Tasking Staff (Sweeper): 1 Post

  • Qualification: 10th Pass
  • Salary Details: As Per Rule
  • Age Limit: 18 to 27 years
  • Selection Process: Selection will be based on the Merit List, Written Test

How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates should submit their application in the prescribed format application form should be filled out either in English or Hindi as per the prescribed format given in Annexure-I. The application with duly affixed self-attested color photograph should be accompanied by photocopies of the documents listed below, duly self-attested with name and date No original certificates are to be forwarded along with the application form Address: Head Quarters, Coase Guard Region (North-West), Post Box No. 09, Sector-11, Gandhinagar – Gujarat 382010. on or before 25th October 2022.

 

Educational Qualification

Qualification: 10th Pass

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 25 October, 2022

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Navik / Yantrik 300 Post


Location : Across India
Education : 10th , 12th , Diploma
Experience : Freshers

Indian Coast Guard Jobs Notification 2022 information for the hiring of 300 Navik, Yantrik Posts has been released on the official website at joinindiancoastguard.gov.in. Candidates Planning to start their career with Indian Coast Guard can apply Online application on or before 2022-09-22.

Navik (General Duty): 225 Posts

Navik (Domestic Branch): 40 Posts

Yantrik: 35 Posts

Qualification

  • Navik (General Duty): 10+2 passed with Maths and Physics from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE).
  • Navik (Domestic Branch): 10th Class passed from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE).
  • Yantrik: 10th class passed from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) and Diploma in Electrical/ Mechanical / Electronics/ Telecommunication (Radio/Power) Engineering of duration 03 or 04 years approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). OR 10th& 12th class passed from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE)” AND“Diploma in Electrical/ Mechanical / Electronics/ Telecommunication (Radio/Power) Engineering of duration 02 or 03 years approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

Salary Details: As Per Rule

Age Limit:  18 to 22 years

Age Relaxation: 3 years for OBC, 5 years for SC/ST

Application Fee

SC/ST: Exempted
Other fees: Rs. 250/-
Payment Mode: Online

Selection Process: Selection will be based on the Merit List, Initial Medicals Examination, Physical Fitness Test, Final Medical Examination

How to Apply: Interested and Eligible applicants may apply Online Through the Official Website joinindiancoastguard.gov.in on or before 22nd September 2022.

Educational Qualification

10th,12th, Diploma

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 22 September, 2022

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Mechanical Fitter 01 Post


Location : Gandhinagar
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Indian Coast Guard Jobs Notification 2022 information for the hiring of 1 Mechanical Fitter Posts has been released on the official website at joinindiancoastguard.gov.in. Candidates Planning to start their career with Indian Coast Guard can apply Offline application on or before 2022-08-14.

Mechanical Fitter (Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted Non- Ministerial): 1 Post

  • Qualification: Matriculation or equivalent Should have successfully completed apprenticeship from a recognized/ reputed workshop in the relevant trade under Apprentice Act 1961 or under any other recognized apprenticeship training course in the relevant trade from any ITI recognized scheme. OR Should have completed for this purpose and have 1-year of trade experience. OR 4 years experience in the trade for which no training is available in the Industrial Training Institute or other recognized Institutions Should qualify a trade entrance examination
  • Salary Details: As Per Rule
  • Age Limit: 18 to 25 years

How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates should submit their application in the prescribed format along with the Applications of the eligible candidates, complete in all respect, and should reach Headquarters, Coast Guard Region (North-West), Gandhinagar on or before 14th August 2022.

Educational Qualification

10th / ITI / Diploma

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 14 August, 2022

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Assistant Commandant 10 Post


Location : Across India
Education : B.E. / B.Tech , Any Graduate
Experience : Freshers

Positions: Assistant Commandant – 01/2023 Batch

Salary: Rs. 56,100/- per month

General Duty:

  • Candidates who have passed Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (i.e. 1st Semester to 8th Semester for BE/ B.Tech Course or 1st year to last year for Bachelor Degree candidates wherever applicable).
  • Mathematics and Physics as subjects up to intermediate or class XIIth of 10+2+3 scheme of education or equivalent.
  • Candidates not in possession of Physics and Maths in 10+2 (intermediate) or equivalent level are not eligible for General Duty (GD) and General Duty (SSA).

Commercial Pilot Entry (SSA):

  • Candidates holding current /valid Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) issued/ validated by Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
  • Minimum educational qualification – XIIth pass (Physics and Mathematics) with 60% marks in aggregate.

Technical (Engineering & Electrical):

  • Engineering degree with 60% marks in aggregate or Should have passed Sections A and B examination from the Institution of Engineers (India) in any of the discipline listed below with 60% marks:-
  • Mechanical Engineering Branch: Naval architecture or Mechanical or Marine or Automotive or Mechatronics or Industrial and Production or Metallurgy or Design or Aeronautical or Aerospace.
  • Electrical Branch: Electrical or Electronics or Telecommunication or Instrumentation or Instrumentation and Control or Electronics and Communication or Power Engg. or Power Electronics. All the above streams of Engg. Must be recognized by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).
  • Atleast 60% marks in aggregate in Physics and Maths in 12th class. or Three year diploma course with an aggregate of 60%.

Law Entry:

Degree in Law from a recognized University with minimum 60% of marks.

Age Limit:

  • General Duty: Born between 01 Jul 1998 to 30 Jun 2022 (Both dates inclusive).
  • Commercial Pilot Entry (SSA): Born between 01 Jul 1998 to 30 Jun 2004 (Both dates
    inclusive).
  • Technical Officers: Born between 01 Jul 1998 to 30 Jun 2002 (Both dates inclusive).
  • Law Entry: Born between 01 Jul 1993 to 30 Jun 2002
  • Age relaxed as per Govt rules.

Selection will be based on Preliminary Selection (Mental Ability Test/ Cognitive Aptitude Test and Picture Perception & Discussion Test) & Final Selection (Psychological Test, Group Task and Interview (Personality test).

Educational Qualification

Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 21 March, 2022

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Motor Transport Fitter 01 Post


Location : Port Blair
Education : Any Graduate
Experience : Freshers

Applications in the prescribed proforma are invited from the Indian Nationals for filling up the following on direct recruitment basis. The eligibility criteria, age etc are mentioned against as following details:-
 
1. Name of the post: Motor Transport Fitter (General Central Service. Group 'C' Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial)
 
2. No. of posts/ category: 01 (SC) Subject to variation dependent on work- load
 
3. Essential: Matriculation or equivalent. Two years experience in automobile workshop.
 
4. Desirable: I.T.I Diploma In relevant trade
 
5. Level in the Pay Matrix: Level-02
 
Age Limit:
18 - 27 years

Educational Qualification

Certificate Course (ITI)

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 10 March, 2022

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Fire Engine Driver


Location : Mumbai
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Indian Coast Guard Jobs Notification 2022 information for the hiring of 95 Engine Driver, Sarang Lascar, Fire Engine Driver, Fireman, Civilian Motor Transport Driver Posts has been released on the official website at joinindiancoastguard.gov.in. Candidates Planning to start their career with the Indian Coast Guard can apply Offline application on or before 2022-01-31.

Engine Driver: 5 Posts

Sarang Lascar: 2 Posts

Fire Engine Driver: 5 Posts

Fireman: 53 Posts

Civilian Motor Transport Driver: 11 Posts

Qualification

  • Engine Driver: Matriculation pass from a recognized Board or equivalent. OR Certificate of competency as Engine Driver from a recognized Govt. Institute or equivalent.
  • Sarang Lascar: Matriculation pass from a recognized Board or equivalent. OR Certificate of competency as Sarang from a Govt. recognized Institute or equivalent.
  • Fire Engine Driver: Matriculation pass from a recognized Board or equivalent. Possessing heavy vehicle driving license with three years experience of driving heavy vehicles in any private or Government organizations/ institutes.
  • Fireman: Matriculation pass from a recognized Board or equivalent. OR Should be physically fit and capable of performing strenuous duties.
  • Civilian Motor Transport Driver: 10th standard pass. Must possess a valid driving license for both heavy and light motor vehicles. Should have at least two years.

Salary Details

  • Engine Driver: Rs. 5200 – 20200/- Grade Pay 2400/- Per month
  • Sarang Lascar: Rs. 5200 – 20200/- Grade Pay 2400/- Per month
  • Fire Engine Driver: Rs. 5200 – 20200/- Grade Pay 2000/- Per month
  • Fireman: Rs. 5200 – 20200/- Grade Pay 1900/- Per month
  • Civilian Motor Transport Driver: Rs. 5200 – 20200/- Grade Pay 1900/- Per month

Age Limit

  • Engine Driver, Sarang Lascar, Fire Engine Driver: 18 to 30 years
  • Fireman, Civilian Motor Transport Driver: 18 to 27 years

Selection Process: The selection is based on written test/ Tred Skill

How to Apply: Interested and Eligible applicants may appear along with an application that should be submitted by Ordinary Post only. Application sent by Speed Post / Registered Post / Courier will not be entertained. Self-attested copies of educational certificate, age proof, driving license for CMTD(OG) for both heavy and light vehicles, Trade certificate as required, a certificate for EWS/OBC/SC/ST, and experience certificate, if any, should be enclosed with the application. Proforma with regard to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) is placed at Annexure-II. Candidates in Central Govt. service should submit NOC from their present employer along with applications. on or before 31st January 2022.

Educational Qualification

Matriculation pass from a recognized Board or equivalent. Possessing heavy vehicle driving license with three years experience of driving heavy vehicles in any private or Government organizations/ institutes.

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 29 January, 2022

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Upper Division Clerk Group C


Location : Across India
Education : Any Graduate
Experience : Freshers

Indian Coast Guard invites applications from willing and eligible candidates for filling up following posts on deputation (ISTC) basis:-

(A) Name of Post: Upper Division Clerk (General Central Service, Group ''C'', Non-Gazetted, Ministerial) in the Pay Band-1, Rs. 5200-20200/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 2400/- (Revised pay Level-4 in the pay matrix). 

(B) No. and Place of Posting: (46)*, New Delhi, Campbell Bay, Hutbay, Mayabandar, Port Blair, Chennai, Kakinada, Karaikal, Krishnapatnam, Mandapam, Puducherry, Tuticorin, Jakhau, Mundra, Pipava, Porbandar, Vadinar, Androth, Beypore, Goa, Karwar, Kavaratti, Minicoy, Ratnagiri (*Subject to Change).

(C) Eligibility: Officers under the Central Government holding analogous posts on regular basis; or with eight years regular service in Pay Band-1, Rs. 5200-20200/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 1900/- (Revised pay Level-2 in the pay matrix).

Experience in Armed Forces Headquarters is desirable. 

Educational Qualification

Any Graduate

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 28 June, 2021

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Navik


Location : Across India
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Indian Coast Guard Navik Yantrik Recruitment 2021 for 10th Pass 12th Pass Indian Candidates: Indian Coast Guard invites online applications from male Indian nationals for recruitment to the post of Navik (General Duty), Navik (Domestic Branch) and Yantrik in the Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union. The Indian Coast Guard Yantrik Navik 2021 online registration will be start from 2nd July 2021 to 16th July 2021.

Name of the Post

Navik (General Duty)

Total Vacancies

260

Age Limit:

Minimum 18 years and Maximum 22 years.
For Navik (GD) and Yantrik: Born between 01 April 2000 to 31 January 2004 (both dates inclusive).
For Navik (DB): Born between 01 April 2000 to 31 March 2004 (both dates inclusive).

Upper age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ ST and 3 years for OBC (non-creamy) candidates is applicable only if posts are reserved for them.

Pay Scale and other Benefits: On joining Indian Coast Guard, you will be placed in Basic pay of ₹ 21700/- (Pay Level-3) plus Dearness Allowance and other allowances based on nature of duty/place of posting as per the prevailing regulations.

Educational Qualification:

Navik (General Duty): 10+2 passed with Maths and Physics from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE).

Navik (Domestic Branch): 10th Class passed from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE).

Yantrik: 10th class passed from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) and Diploma in Electrical/ Mechanical / Electronics/ Telecommunication (Radio/ Power) Engineering approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

Medical Standards:

Medical examination will be conducted by authorised Military Doctors as per medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable to Enrolled Personnel on entry.
Height: Minimum height is 157 cms. Reduction in height for candidates from hilly areas and tribal areas will be in accordance with the Central Govt. orders.
Chest: Should be well proportioned. Minimum expansion 5 cms.
Weight: Proportionate to height and age +10 percentage acceptable.
Hearing: Normal.
Visual Standard: 6/36 (Better Eye) and 6/36 (Worse Eye).
Tattoo: Permanent body tattoos are not permitted on any part of the body.

Selection Process:

Stage I: Computer Based Online Examination
Stage II: Physical Fitness Test, Document Verification, Re-assessment of Inconsistent Performers, Initial Medicals Examination
Stage III: Document Verification, Final Medicals at INS Chilka
Stage IV: The candidates are to submit all the original documents and verification of all original documents through boards/ universities/ state government will be carried out by Indian Coast Guard.

Examination Fee:

Navik (General Duty): Basic pay of ₹ 21700/- (Pay Level-3) plus Dearness Allowance and other allowances based on nature of duty/ place of posting as per the prevailing regulations.
Navik (Domestic Branch): Basic Pay Scale for Navik (DB) is ₹ 21700/- (Pay Level-3) plus Dearness Allowance and other allowances based on nature of duty/ place of posting as per the prevailing regulation.
Yantrik: Basic pay ₹ 29200/-(Pay Level-5). In addition, you will be paid Yantrik pay @ ₹ 6200/- plus Dearness Allowance and other allowances based on nature of duty/place of posting as per the prevailing regulation.

How to Apply: Applications will be accepted Online only. The online registration will be made through Join Indian Coast Guard official website from 2nd July 2021. The last date for applying online is 16/07/2021 till 18:00 Hours. The candidates are to ensure validity of e-mail and mobile number at least up to 30 June 2022

 

 

Educational Qualification

10+2 passed with Maths and Physics from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE).

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 16 July, 2021

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Assistant Director Official Language


Location : Across India
Education : Any Graduate
Experience : Freshers

Eligibility Officers from the Central Government or State Governments or Union territories: (i) 
(a) holding analogous posts on regular basis in the parent Cadre or Department; OR 
(b) with three years’ service in the grade rendered after appointment thereto on a regular basis in posts in level-7 in the pay matrix (Rs. 44900-142400) or equivalent in the parent cadre or department ; and (ii) Possessing the following educational qualifications and experience:- Essential: (aa) Master’s degree of a recognised University in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level; OR Master’s degree of a recognised University in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level; OR Master’s degree of a recognised University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level; OR Master’s degree of a recognised University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with English medium and Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as a medium of a examination at the degree level; OR Master’s degree of a recognised University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi and English as compulsory or elective subjects or either of the two as a medium of examination and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at the degree level; and 
(b) Three years experience of using or applying terminology (terminological work) in Hindi and translation work from English to Hindi or vice-versa, preferably of technical or scientific literature under Central or State Governments or autonomous body or statutory organisations or Public Sector Undertakings or Universities or recognised research or educational institutions;

OR Three years experience of teaching in Hindi and English or research in Hindi or English under Central or State Governments or autonomous body or statutory organisations or Public Sector Undertakings or Universities or recognised research or educational institutions. Desirable: Studied one of the languages other than Hindi included in the 8th Schedule of the constitution at 10th level from a recognised board.

Educational Qualification

Any Post Graduate

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 01 May, 2021

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Navik General Duty / Yantrik


Location : Across India
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Eligibility Conditions. Online applications are invited from MALE INDIAN CITIZENS possessing educational qualifications and age as prescribed below, for recruitment to the post of Navik (General Duty),Navik (Domestic Branch) and Yantrik in the Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union. 

Educational Qualification. 

(a) Navik (General Duty). 10+2 passed with Maths and Physics from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE). 

(b) Navik (Domestic Branch). 10th Class passed from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE). 

(c) Yantrik. 10th class passed from an education board recognized by Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) and Diploma in Electrical/ Mechanical / Electronics and Telecommunication (Radio/Power) Engineering approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

Age. Minimum 18 Years and maximum 22 years as follows: - 
(a) For Navik (GD) and Yantrik. Born between 01 Aug 1999 to 31 Jul 2003 (both dates inclusive). 
(b) For Navik (DB). Born between 01 Oct 1999 to 30 Sep 2003 (both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualification

12th Pass (HSE)

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 07 February, 2021

Multi Tasking Staff Vacancy

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard Recruitment For Multi Tasking Staff Vacancy


Location : Gandhinagar
Education : 10th
Experience : Freshers

Multi Tasking Staff/1

Essential:  
(a) Matriculation or equivalent pass. 
(b) Two years' experience as Chowkidar in any recognized institution or organization.

Pay Band-I Level-OI (Rs. 18000- 56900)

Age Limit:18-27 years (Relaxable as per Govt. instructions issued from time to time)

Application (English or Hindi) should be sent by only ordinary post to The Commander, Headquarters, Coast Guard Region (North-West),, Post Box No.-09, Sector-II, Gandhinagar, Gujarat-382010. The last date of receipt of application is 30th day of the date of publication in Employment News. The envelope containing the application must be superscribed as 'Application for the post of  ...........................................

Last DateTo Apply :30-05-2020

Educational Qualification

10th Pass (SSC)

The Last Date To Apply For This Job Was : 09 June, 2020

Yantrik

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Across India
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Assistant Commandant Group A Gazetted Officers

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Delhi
Education : 12th , Any Graduate
Experience : Freshers

Officers

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Across India
Education : B.E. / B.Tech , Any Graduate
Experience : Freshers

Sheet Fitter / Lascar

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Across India
Education : 10th
Experience : Freshers

General Duty Navik

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Across India
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Store Keeper

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Delhi
Education : 12th , B .Com
Experience : Freshers

Draughtsman Iii / Engine Driver / Sarang Lascar

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Mumbai
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Store Keeper Grade-i

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Delhi
Education : 12th
Experience : Freshers

Enrolled Followers Sweeper/ Safaiwala

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Panaji
Education : 10th
Experience : Freshers

Civilian Motor Transport Driver

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Visakhapatnam
Education : 10th
Experience : Freshers

Multi Tasking Staff

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Port Blair
Education : Any Graduate
Experience : Freshers

Enrolled Follower / Safaiwala

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Paradwip
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Vacancy Yantrik

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Mumbai
Education : 10th , 12th , Any Graduate
Experience : Freshers

General Navik Duty

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Across India
Education : 10th , 12th , Any Graduate
Experience : Freshers

Group A Gazetted Officer

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Across India
Education : B.E. / B.Tech , LLB
Experience : Freshers

Engine Driver

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Mumbai
Education : 10th , 12th
Experience : Freshers

Vacancy For Yantrik

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Noida
Education : 10th , Diploma
Experience : Freshers

Navik General Duty Post

Indian Coast Guard

Location : Across India
Education : 10th
Experience : Freshers
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Find latest indian coast guard recruitment and jobs for 2022 on this page. If you are looking for jobs in indian coast guard for the post of motor transport fitter 01 post, assistant commandant 10 post, mechanical fitter 01 post, navik / yantrik 300 post, multi tasking staff 03 post, multi tasking staff / motor transport driver... then apply for these jobs on this page. You also apply online for indian coast guard recruitment for the year of 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 here and check minimum qualification, salary, age limit, exam pattern & last date for all jobs.You can check all more jobs from official website joinindiancoastguard.gov.in. Read more

The establishment of the Indian Coast Guard was first proposed by the Indian Navy to provide non-military maritime services to the nation.[2] In the 1960s, sea-borne smuggling of goods was threatening India's domestic economy. The Indian Customs Department frequently called upon the Indian Navy for assistance with patrol and interception in the anti-smuggling effort.

The Nagchaudhuri Committee was constituted with participation from the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force to study the problem. In August 1971, the committee identified the requirement to patrol India's vast coastline, set up a registry of offshore fishing vessels in order to identify illegal activity, and establish a capable and well-equipped force to intercept vessels engaged in illegal activities. The committee also looked at the number and nature of the equipment, infrastructure and personnel required to provide those services.

By 1973, India had started a programme to acquire the equipment and started deputing personnel from the Indian Navy for these anti-smuggling and law enforcement tasks, under the provisions of the Maintenance of Internal Security Act. The Indian Navy sensed that the law enforcement nature of these duties diverged from its core mission as a military service. Admiral Sourendra Nath Kohli, then Chief of Naval Staff, hence made a recommendation to the Defence Secretary outlining the need for a separate maritime service to undertake those duties and offering the Navy's assistance in its establishment. On 31 August 1974, the Defence Secretary submitted a note to the Cabinet Secretary proposing cabinet action on Admiral Kohli's recommendation.

As a result, in September 1974, the Indian cabinet set up the Rustamji Committee, under the chairmanship of Khusro Faramurz Rustamji, with participation from the Navy, the Air Force and the Department of Revenue to examine gaps in security and law enforcement between the roles of the Indian Navy and the central and state police forces. The discovery of oil off Bombay High further emphasised the need for a maritime law enforcement and protection service. The committee submitted its recommendation for the establishment of the Indian Coast Guard under the Ministry of Defence on 31 July 1975. Bureaucratic wrangling followed, with the Cabinet Secretary making a recommendation to place the service under the Ministry of Home Affairs. Then prime minister Indira Gandhi overruled the Cabinet Secretary and decided to accept the original recommendation of the Rustamji Committee to place the service under the Ministry of Defence.

An interim Indian Coast Guard came into being on 1 February 1977, equipped with two small corvettes and five patrol boats transferred from the Navy. The duties and functions of the service were formally defined in the Coast Guard Act, which was passed by India's parliament on 18 August 1978 and came into immediate effect.

Vice Admiral V A Kamath of the Indian Navy was appointed the founding director general. Prime Minister Morarji Desai inspected the Guard of Honour at the service's inauguration. Vice Admiral Kamath proposed a five-year plan to develop the ICG into a potent force by 1984, but the full potential of this plan was not immediately realised due to an economic resource crunch.

One of the historic operational successes of the ICG occurred in October 1999, with the recapture at high seas of a Panamanian-registered Japanese cargo ship, MV Alondra Rainbow, hijacked off Indonesia. Her crew was rescued off Phuket, Thailand. The ship had been repainted as MV Mega Rama, and was spotted off Kochi, heading towards Pakistan. She was chased by ICGS Tarabai and INS Prahar (K98) of the Indian Navy, and apprehended. It was the first successful prosecution of armed pirates in over a century.

The Indian Coast Guard conducts exercises with the other coast guards of the world. In May 2005, the ICG agreed to establish liaison links with Pakistan's Maritime Security Agency (PMSA). In 2006, the Indian Coast Guard conducted exercises with its Japanese and Korean counterparts.

After the 2008 Mumbai attacks, the Indian government initiated a programme to expand the ICG force, assets and infrastructure. The force is expected to be tripled between 2010 and 2019 in manpower, vessels and aircraft.