Volunteers for joining Pakistan Coast Guards
Enrollment in Pakistan Coast Guards is governed by provincial quota authorized by the Government. The candidates opting to join Pakistan Coast Guards should meet following criteria:
Age 18 – 25 years
Height 5’ 6” (Minimum)
Regimental Medical officer carray out medical examination of recruits to be enrolled in the Force
Education & Training
Scrutiny of documents for fresh recruitment
Pakistan Coast Guards has to perform complex & difficult task in unfavourable conditions both at sea and land. It is essential that Pakistan Coast Guards personnel acquire specialized knowledge, skills and mental and physical stamina to perform their task efficiently. To this end Pakistan Coast Guards has following training organizations:
Recruits after successful completion of training
Training Wing imparts training to newly inducted recruits in Pakistan Coast Guards twice a year. Moreover, various cadres are being organized for trained soldier to enhance their skills in various operations. Swimming is given special due to the nature of Job.
Marine Company organizes the training of personnel in Marine skill, rescue operations, maintenance of Fast Petrol Boats Interceptor Boats, Utility Boats and deep sea diving / survival etc.
Anti Narcotic Cell (ANC)
ANC provides speca;ized courses for trained soldiers in Drug Law Enforcement as per PCG Anti Narcotics Strategy.
Training is also organized for the officers and other ranks in various schools of instructions of Pakistan Army, Anti Narcotics Force Academy Rawalpindi and National Police Academy Islamabad to enhance the professional skills of the individuals serving in Pakistan Coast Guards. International agencies have also offered training assistance to PCG. Such as UNODC, ODRP, NAS and British High Commission.
PCG runs modest welfare projects for its personnel and their families. Despite resource constraints, medical, education and other allied facilities have been upgraded, which induction of new equipment.