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What is Agneepath Scheme ?

The Government of India has announced the Agneepath Scheme for the recruitment of the youth of India in the Indian Armed Forces. Through this scheme, it encourages the Indian youth to take the military as a career choice with a high pay scale. This scheme allows to the candidates to serve in Indian Armed Forces.The selected candidates in Indian Armed Forces will be known as “Agniveers” .

The Government has decided to recruit about 46000 Agniveers in this year. This recruitment is divided into two slots.In the first of December ,25000 Agniveers will be recruited and the rest will be recruited by the first half of february 2023.

After the completion of 4 years of services, 25% of Agniveers will be selected for the permanent commission for further 15 years based on merits and organization needs. The rest will be released from the armed forces with a good amount of Seva Nidhi packages. Agnivesh enrolled under the Agneepath scheme will be governed by the Army act 1950.


Under the Agneepath scheme, the government has introduced the Seva Nidhi scheme for Agniveers.After four years when Agnivesh will be released from the Indian Armed Forces ,the corpus fund 5.02 lakhs will be equally contributed by the Government of India and 11.71 lakhs with accured interest will be given to Agniveers.

If the Agniveers are selected for further services ,they will be got benefit after their 30% contribution in corpus fund including accrued interest. Suppose, the Agniveers exist from the services before the end of 4 years services program on their request of the Seva Nidhi package will be paid with applicable rate of interest accumulated as the date and there will be no contribution from the Government to that Seva Nidhi package.

Agneepath Scheme Qualification:-

Soldier General DutySSLC/Matric with 45% marks in aggregate.No%required if higher qualification.
Soldier Technical10+2/Intermediate exam Non-Matricpassed in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and English. Now eight age for higher qualification.
SoldierClerk / StoreKeeper Technical10+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.
Soldier Nursing Assistant10+2/Intermediate exam passed in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with min 50% mark sin aggregate and min40% in each subject. Now eight age for higher qualification.
Soldier Tradesman
1)GeneralDutiesNon -Matric
2)Specified DutiesNon -Matric

Agneepath Scheme Age Limit Details:-

The candidates who are under the age group of 17.5 years to 23 years (revised) are eligible to have an advantage of the Agneepath Scheme for Indian Army Recruitment 2022. 

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