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Agneepath Scheme 2022 Latest Details You Need To know

Agneepath Scheme 2022: Agneepath scheme is one of the revolutionary steps taken by the central government to give a young look to the Indian Armed Forces. Agneepath Scheme 2022 is rolled out by the central government on 14th June 2022. Under this Agneepath scheme 2022, candidates will be recruited for a period of 4 years and they will learn about Armed forces discipline and military attitude apart from the combat skills. This scheme is only for the recruitment of individuals below the rank of officers.

Agneepath Scheme 2022

Indian army will be conducting 83 recruitment rallies this year and the recruitment notification of Indian Airforce and Indian Army is out now. This year the army plans to induct 40,000 agniveers, in the first batch around 25,000 Agniveers will be recruited by first half of December and remaining in the second batch by the first half of February 2023. In this article we are going to give you complete details about the Agneepath scheme 2022, eligibility criteria, advantages and disadvantages of Agneepath scheme, salary and selection process.

What is Agneepath Scheme

Agneepath is the new human resource management scheme for the Indian armed forces under which candidates will be selected for 4 years of service and will be called Agniveers. On completion of 4 years of service, only 25% of the Agniveers will be inducted in the permanent commission for further 15 years and the rest will be released from the armed forces. The candidates to be enrolled under the Agneepath scheme 2022 will be governed by the army act 1950.

Agneepath Scheme 2022: What You Will Get After 4 years

A lot of protests is going on in different states of India amid the implementation of the Agneepath scheme and some youths are doing violent protest. The official statement has come out from Lieutenant  General Anil Puri that there is no space for indiscipline in the Indian armed forces. Every Individual who aspires to join Agnipath has to give an undertaking and pledge that they have not taken part in any protest. There will be a proper police verification regarding the involvement of individuals in these protests, therefore, candidates must avoid taking part in such kinds of acts otherwise they will be debarred from joining the armed forces, and their dream to wear a uniform will remain only a dream. Candidates can check out the benefits of this Agneepath scheme below

Seva Nidhi Package

On discharge at 4 years, the corpus of ₹5.02 lakhs will be matched by the GOI, and an amount of ₹10.04 lakhs and accrued interest will be given to the Agniveers. In the case of Agniveers who are subsequently selected for enrolment in IA as regular cadre, the “Seva Nidhi” package to be paid to them will comprise only their contribution including accrued interest thereon. In the case of Agniveers exiting service before the end of their engagement period on their own request, the individual’s Seva Nidhi package, accumulated as on date, will be paid with the applicable rate of interest. In such cases, no Govt contribution to Seva Nidhi Package will be entitled. The “Seva Nidhi” will be exempt from Income Tax.

Agniveer Skill Certificate

At the end of the engagement period, a detailed Skillset certificate will be provided to the Agniveers, highlighting the skills and level of competency acquired by the personnel during their engagement period.

Class 12th Certificate

Agniveers who have been enrolled after qualifying Class 10th, a certificate for 12th (equivalent) will be given on completion of their 4 years engagement period, based on skills attained. Detailed instructions shall be issued separately

Agneepath Scheme 2022: Advantages vs Disadvantages

The advantage & disadvantages for the agneepath scheme is given below

Advantages Disadvantages
Attractive salary package of 4.76 lakhs in first year which will get an upgradation by 4th year up to 6.92 lakhs Not eligible for Gratuity and pension
 Seva Nidhi Package of around 11.71 lakhs No CSD Facility After 4 Year Service
Life Insurance Cover of 48 lakhs for duration of their engagement No Ex-service man status
Agniveer Skill Certificate Not eligible for dearness allowance & military service pay during service
Exemption from making a contribution in Armed forces personal provident fund It can weaken the military culture and professionalism

Agneepath Scheme 2022: Indian Army Recruitment

Indian army has released the Indian Army Agniveer Notification under Agneepath Scheme 2022 on its official website @ on 20th June 2022. Candidates who want to join the Indian Army can apply for Agniveer Tradesmen, Agniveer Clerk / Store Keeper Technical, Agniveer Tech (Avn & Amn Examiner), Agniveer (General Duty), and Agniveer (Tech). The candidates who will get selected will need to undergo 6 months of training.

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Agneepath Scheme 2022: Educational Qualification

The educational qualification required to apply for Indian Army recruitment under Agneepath scheme 20222 is given post wise below

Name Of The Post Educational Qualification
Agniveer (General Duty) (All Arms) Class 10th/Matric with 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject. For boards following fgrading system minimum of D grade (33%-40%) in individual subjects or equivalent of grade which contains 33% and overall aggregate in C2 grade or equivalent corresponding to 45% in aggregate
Agniveer (Tech) 10+2/Intermediate    Exam    Pass    in    Science    with Physics,  Chemistry,  Maths  and  English  with  50% marks in aggregate and 40% in each subject.
Agniveer Tech (Avn & Amn Examiner)
Agniveer Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (All Arms) 10+2  /  Intermediate  Exam  Pass  in  any stream  (Arts, Commerce,  Science)  with  60%  marks  in  aggregate and minimum 50% in each subject.   Securing 50% in English and Maths/Accts/Book Keeping in Cl XII is mandatory.
Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms)10th pass (a)  Class 10th  simple pass
(b)  No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored in 33% in each subject.
Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 8th pass (a)  Class 8th  simple pass
(b)  No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored in 33% in each subject.

Agneepath Scheme 2022: Age Limit

The age limit to apply for different posts in the Indian army has been revised and now the candidates who are in the age bracket of 17 ½ – 23 can join the Indian Army under this Agneepath Scheme 2022

Name Of The Post Age Limit
Agniveer (General Duty) (All Arms) 17 ½ – 23
Agniveer (Tech) 17 ½ – 23
Agniveer Tech (Avn & Amn Examiner) 17 ½ – 23
Agniveer Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (All Arms) 17 ½ – 23
Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms)10th pass 17 ½ – 23
Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 8th pass 17 ½ – 23

Agneepath Scheme 2022: Salary

The monthly salary which the agniveers will get after selection for fours tenure unders this agneepath scheme is given below.

Year Customised Package (Monthly) In Hand (70%) Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%) Contribution to corpus fund by GoI
All figures in Rs (Monthly Contribution)
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)

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Agneepath Scheme 2022: Selection Process

The selection process to be conducted to recruit Agniveers in Indian Army under the Agneepath scheme 2022 is given below therefore candidates must read all the information carefully

  • Physical Fitness Test (At Rally Site)
    1.6 Km Run Beam (Pull Ups) 9 Feet  Ditch Zig- Zag Balance
    Group Time Marks Pull Ups Marks Need to Qualify Need to Qualify
    Group – I Up till 5 Min 30
    60 10 40
    Group– II 5  Min  31  Sec to
    5 Min 45 Secs
    48 9 33
    8 27
    7 21
    6 16
  • Written Test Through Common Entrance Examination- The written examination will be conducted for the medically fit candidates which means the medical test will be conducted prior to the written test
  • Medical Fitness Test

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FAQs: Agneepath Scheme 2022

Q.1 What is Agneepath Scheme?
Ans The Agneepath Scheme is a major defence policy reform in the Human Resource Policy of the Army, Navy, and Air Force under which candidates will be recruited for four years service

Q.2 What is the age limit to apply for Agneepath scheme 2022 ?
Ans The age limit to apply for Agneepath scheme 2022 is 17 ½ – 23 for this year’s recruitment only

Q.3 What is the educational qualification required to apply under Agneepath scheme 2022?
Ans The educational qualification required to apply under Agneepath scheme 2022 is given in the article above

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