Agneepath Recruitment 2022 Allowed youth to join Army, Navy, and Airforce for 4 Years.

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today launched the Agneepath or Agnipath Recruitment Scheme. The Agneepath programme, which promises significant reforms in recruiting for the Indian Armed Forces, would add 46,000 personnel to the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and India Air Force. The idea was unveiled in a press conference shortly after the cabinet committee approved it.

“The Agnipath recruiting plan is a revolutionary endeavour that will give the armed services

What is the AGNIPATH Scheme?

Agnipath or Agneepath is a recruiting system for Indian youngsters who want to join the Armed Forces. The admission would be made for a period of four years at first. During these four years, recruits would be schooled in the necessary skills by the armed forces. Agniveers are recruits employed via the system.

a youthful profile,” Singh stated. After protracted deliberations with the armed forces, the move was approved, promising a paradigm shift. But what exactly is the plan?

Individuals selected for enrolment in the Armed Forces as regular cadre would be required to serve for a minimum of 15 years and would be governed by the existing terms and conditions of service of Junior Commissioned Officers/Other Ranks in the Indian Army and their equivalent in the Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, as amended from time to time.

How to Join, Agniveers’ age Limit, educational qualifications:-

The armed services will shortly hold recruitment rallies and special rallies on several campuses. Enrollment in all three services would be done through a centralised online interface. Specialized rallies and campus interviews would be held at recognised technical colleges such as Industrial Training Institutes and the National Skills Qualifications Framework.

Age Limit: Enrollment will be on an ‘All India All Class’ basis, with eligible ages ranging from 17.5 to 21 years.

Educational Qualification: Agniveers’ educational qualifications shall stay the same for enrolment in various categories. For example, the educational requirement for enrollment into the General Duty (GD) army is Class 10. The table is shown below.

Other Requirements: Recruits must fulfil the medical eligibility requirements for enlistment in the armed forces as they apply to their respective categories/trades.

Category Education Age
Soldier General Duty SSLC/Matric with 45% marks in aggregate.No%required if higher qualification. 17.5 – 21 Years
Soldier Technical 10+2/Intermediate exampassed in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English. Now eight age for higher qualification. 17.5 – 21 Years
SoldierClerk / StoreKeeper Technical 10+2/Intermediate exam passed in any stream(Arts,Commerce,Science)with 50% marks in aggregate and min40% in each subject. Weight age for higher qualification. 17.5 – 21 Years
Soldier Nursing Assistant 10+2/Intermediate exam passed in Science with Physics,Chemistry,Biologyand English with min 50% mark sin aggregate and min40% in each subject. Now eight age for higher qualification. 17.5 – 21 Years
Soldier Trades man   17.5 – 21 Years
(i)GeneralDuties Non Matric 17.5 – 21 Years
(ii)SpecifiedDuties Non Matric 17.5 – 21 Years

Salary of Agniveer:-

Agniveers will be offered an appealing customised monthly package, as well as Risk and Hardship allowances for each of the three services. Agniveers will be paid a one-time ‘Seva Nidhi’ package upon conclusion of the four-year engagement term, which will include their contribution plus accrued interest and a matching contribution from the government equal to the accumulated amount of their contribution plus interest, as shown below:

Income Tax would not be levied on the ‘Seva Nidhi.’ There will be no entitlement to gratuities or pensions. Agniveers will be provided with non-contributory Life Insurance Coverage in the amount of Rs 48 lakhs for the term of their service in the Indian Armed Forces.

Year Customised Package (Monthly) In Hand (70%) Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%) Contribution to corpus fund by GoI
1st Year 30000 21000 9000 9000
2nd Year 33000 23100 9900 9900
3rd Year 36500 25580 10950 10950
4th Year 40000 28000 12000 12000
Total contribution in Agniveer Corpus Fund after four years     Rs 5.02 Lakh Rs 5.02 Lakh
Exit After 4 Year Rs 11.71 Lakh as Seva Nidhi Package (Including, interest accumulated on the above amount as per the applicable interest rates would also be paid)