Agnipath Scheme 2022 Registration, Eligibility, Age Limit & Selection Process: In a step that promises radical changes in recruitment for the Indian Armed Forces, Agneepath scheme would add 46,000 soldiers to Indian Army, Indian Navy and India Air Force.
Agnipath scheme was announced by Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh after the cabinet meeting.
“The Agnipath recruitment scheme is a transformative initiative that will provide a youthful profile to the armed forces,” Singh said.
Agniveers will be enrolled for a service duration of 4 years including training period. After four years, only 25% of the Agniveers will be retained or re-enlisted in the regular cadre based on merit, willingness and medical fitness. They will then serve for a full term of another 15 years.
What is Agnipath Scheme 2022?
Agnipath or Agneepath is a recruitment scheme for the Indian youth who wish to join the Armed Forces. The entry would be done for a period of 4 years initially. During these 4 years, the recruits would be trained by the armed forces in the skills required. Recruits hired under the scheme would be called Agniveers.
Army Bharti Yojana Agnipath 2022 – Overview
|Scheme Name||Agnipath Recruitment Scheme 2022|
|Launched by||Defense Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh|
|Scheme by||Central Government of India|
|The beneficiary of the Scheme||All Youth of India|
|The objective of the Agnipath Scheme 2022||Aiming to increase employment opportunities and create a youth profile of the Armed Forces.|
|Agnipath Scheme Online Registration 2022 Date||To be Available from June 2022|
|Mode of Apply||Online|
How to join, Age limit for Agniveers, Educational Qualification
|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|
* As per current Indian Army Recruitment rules, subject to changes. Educational Requirements may vary for Indian Navy and Indian Air Force.
Benefits to the Agniveers under Agneepath Scheme
|Year||Customised Package (Monthly)||In Hand (70%)||Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%)||Contribution to corpus fund by GoI|
|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)|
Objectives of Agnipath Recruitment Scheme 2022
The skills and experience acquired during Agniveer’s service will lead to employment in various fields. Under the Agneepath scheme, an effort is being made that the profile of the Indian Armed Forces should be as youthful as the profile of the population of the country.
Benefits & Key Features of Agnipath Scheme
- Agnipath or Agneepat is a recruitment scheme for the Indian youth who wish to join the Armed Forces.
- The entry would be done for a period of 4 years initially.
- During these 4 years, the recruits would be trained by the armed forces in the skills required.
- Recruits hired under the scheme would be called Agniveers.
- Youth of 17.5 years to 21 years (agneepath scheme army age limit) can apply in this scheme.
- There will be a provision for training from 10 weeks to 6 months in this.
- The youth will get an annual package of 4.76 lakh for the first year in this scheme.
- At the same time, in the last ie fourth year, it will increase to 6.92 lakhs.