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Indian Coast Guard Syllabus 2016

Indian Coast Guard Syllabus 2016

Candidates! if you are preparing for Indian Coast Guard recruitment exams for various posts such as Yantrik, Navik (GD, DB), AC etc then you must have the complete knowledge of Indian Coast Guard Syllabus 2016

This Page Includes:

  • Preliminary exam syllabus
  • Final Exam Syllabus
  • Other Related Links

So, here on this page we are disclosing the complete syllabus of Indian Coast Guard. Candidates are advised to go through this page and avail the detailed information related to Indian Coast Guard Syllabus 2016 from here.

Indian Coast Guard Exam is conducted into following stages:

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

Syllabus of Indian Coast Guard

Preliminary Selection Exam PSB

In PSB two tests are held as following:-

  1. Mental Ability Test
  2. PP & DT Picture Perception and Discussion Test

Final Selection: Final Selection will be based on following tests-

  • Psychologist test,
  • Group Testing and Interview (Personality test)
  • PABT only for GD( Pilots)
  • Medical Exam

Preliminary exam syllabus

MAT (Mental Ability Test):

MAT exam consist of questions from:

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Major financial /Economic News
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honors
  • Science – Inventions and Discoveries
  • Abbreviations
  • Important Days
  • International and National Organizations
  • Famous personalities

Gk Questions with Answers

Test of Reasoning


  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Number Ranking
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Problem on Age Calculation
  • Blood Relations
  • Analogy
  • Decision Making etc.


  • Non Verbal Series
  • Mirror Images
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Embedded Figures etc

Tips for Reasoning Preparation

Reasoning online Quiz

Picture Perception and Discussion Test

In this test, a creative picture is shown for about 30 seconds to every contender. Each candidate has to write a story what he had perceived from the picture within 4 minutes. Then a Group discussion is held in which each candidate discusses his story for that picture.

Final Exam Syllabus

Psychologist test, Group Testing and Interview (Personality test):

This test consists of the following tests.

(i) Thematic Apperception Test (TAT): In this test 12 slides counting one blank are shown for 30 seconds. Candidates are asked to write a story around the situation of picture in 4 min. In the blank slide, they have to imagine a picture of their own choice and write a story accordingly.

(ii) Word Association Test (WAT): In this test, a series of 60 words are shown to the candidates one after another for 15 seconds each. The candidate is required to write a sentence or phrase on that word.

(iii) Situation Reaction Test (SRT): In This test 60 situations are given and the candidates are asked to write their reactions by completing the sentences, phrases.

(iv) Self Description: You have to describe yourself within 15 Minutes i.e. within 15 Minutes, participants are required to write five separate paragraphs on each context about the attitude of his parents

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