Indian Coast Guard Yantrik Syllabus Exam Pattern Model Past Papers – Download PDF

Indian Coast Guard has released a Recruitment Notification in the month of January.  Applications were invited from Indian male candidates   for recruitment to the post of Yantrik in the Indian Coast Guard, an Armed Force of the Union.  Applying candidates should possess three years Diploma in Electrical / Mechanical / Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering or equivalent branch recognized by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) with 60% in aggregate.  The age of applying candidates should not be less than 18 years and more than 22 years i.e. between 01 Aug 1994 to 31 Jul 1998. Upper age limit is relaxed up to 5 years for SC / ST and 3 years for OBC category candidates.  The candidates have to apply online from the official website .  The last date for submitting online application was 08/02/2016.  Many well deserving candidates might have applied for these vacancies.  So, for all those candidates we have brought the details of exam syllabus and exam pattern in this post.  The written exam will be conducted in the month of April 2016.

Details of  Indian Coast Guard Yantrik Syllabus Exam Pattern

Name of Organization  :  Indian Coast Guard

Official Website  :

Name of Post  :  Yantrik in the Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard Exam 2016 :

Indian Coast Guard Exam is conducted into following stages:

  • PSB Preliminary Selection Examination
  • Final Selection
  • PABT for Pilots
  • Medical Examination

Exam Syllabus :

Preliminary Selection Stage

(a)  MAT (Mental Ability Test)

This written examination consist two papers out of which paper-I is of objective type and paper-II is of descriptive types-

  • Paper I: General Ability and Intelligence
  • Paper II: General Studies, Essays and Comprehension

MAT (Mental Ability Test)

Syllabus for Paper I

Syllabus for Paper II

  • General Science
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • History of India
  • Indian and World Geography


  • Part A– Essay questions which are to be answered  either in Hindi or English on the topics specially of the freedom struggle, geography, polity and economy, knowledge of security and human rights issues, and analytical ability
  • Part B– English grammar based question like Comprehension Passages, Précis writing, developing counter arguments, simple grammar and other aspects of language testing

(b)  PP & DT (Picture Perception and Discussion Test)

In this section an unclear presentation is shown to each candidate for about 30 seconds and the aspirants have to write a story on it. After that a Group discussion is conducted in which each candidate discuss about the story. On the basis of that the interviewers select the suitable candidates.

Final Selection Stage

Psychologist test, Group Testing and Interview (Personality test)

This section consists of the following sub sections/tests-

  • Thematic Apperception Test (TAT):

In this attempt 12 slides are to be shown to the applicants for 30 seconds. After visualizing the images they have to write a story on those images that what they learnt from those slides.

  • Word Association Test (WAT):

In this test a series of 60 words are shown to the candidates one by one for 15 seconds each. The candidate is required to write a sentence or phrase with the help of those words.

  • Situation Reaction Test (SRT):

In This section 60 situations are given to the aspirants and they have to write their reactions depending on those situations.

  • Self Description:

In this personality test section contenders have to describe themselves within the 15 Minutes like about their educational background, hobbies, positive and negative strengths, family etc.

Exam pattern :

The paper pattern of the test is takes place in two stages which are tailored below-

Preliminary Selection Stage

a)    MAT (Mental Ability Test) b)    PP & DT (Picture Perception and Discussion Test)

Final Selection Stage

a)    Psychological Test b)    Group Testing & Interview
c)    PABT (for GD Pilots only) d)    Medical Examination

Important :

  • Those  who  qualify  written  tests  will  undergo  Physical  Fitness  Test  (PFT),  interview  and initial Medical Examination. The testing procedure will take1-2 days.
  • The Physical Fitness Test  will be conducted for all those who pass the written tests.  Qualifying PFT as per the standards given below is compulsory.

The PFT will consist as under :-

1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes
20 squat ups (Uthak Baithak)
10 Push ups. Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk

–  Candidates  those  who  qualify  the Physical  Fitness  Test  will  be  required  to undergo initial recruitment medical examination at the respective recruitment centre.

–  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.

– The select list will be prepared from the candidates who qualify in all the tests depending upon the available vacancies. The All India select list of candidates will be displayed  in  the  Indian  Coast  Guard  Website

–  Prep Books for Coast Guard Yantrik Exam 2016 :-Your first prep books to study for this exam should be the ones you studied during your Diploma exams.

1.  Coast Guard Yantrik Exam Guide RPH Editorial Board
2.  Coast Guard Yantrik Exam Guide RPH Editorial Board (Hindi)

Note  :   Candidates can download the Indian Coast Guard Model question papers from the below provided link.  Keep visiting our site regularly for more job updates.  Share your thoughts with us.  For any queries drop comments in the comment box provided at bottom.

Indian Coast Guard Model Question Paper


  1. vijay

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  2. sudeep kumar

    dear sir
    i am preparing for indian coast guard but i have no experiance about the examination of coast guard so please send a previous paper set for yantrik

    • Himanshu Raj

      I have no idea for preparing of an indian coast guard from technical relatede to syllabus. so, plz sir, give me some ideaes for preparation about them,Of any books and syllabus so, i shall always obiliesed to you for this.

  3. ankit kumar

    technical k liye syllabus


    Sir / madam plz give me the previous year modern question paper

  5. umesh ch behera

    plz sir mujhe yantrik ki paper send karie na

  6. Dinesh kumar

    I have diploma from ugc,can i apply for yantrik post

  7. bhanu

    Sir please send the yantrik model papers and all syllabus

  8. arunpandiyan.p

    sir i am ncc c certificate holder


    what is the syllabus of indian coast guard yantrik mechanical sir

  10. Sonu Jangra

    sir plz
    inform me about yantrik exam (mechanical) and preference me related books .
    Sonu Jangra

  11. Jai dev

    Mechanical ka paper. Pleazzzzz sir

  12. Amit Kumar Gautam

    This is the first time I’ve attempted coat guard yantraki. So will you please send me the details and model test paper.

  13. s.maniraj

    Hii sir I m maniraj… Plsss send yantrik model questions and syllabus ….


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