Agneepath Yojana Entry Scheme 2022

Agneepath Yojana Entry Scheme 2022

Agneepath Yojana Entry Scheme 2022 : In this article you get to know about Agneepath Yojana Entry Scheme 2022. For more information regarding Agneepath Yojana Entry Scheme 2022 read the full article.

Agneepath Yojana Entry Scheme 2022

Lately “tour of duty” in Indian armed forces has been talked about a lot. And to give it a further push, The Cabinet Committee on Security has taken a historic decision on may 14, 2022 to approve the transformative scheme of ‘Agnipath’. Under this, Indian youth would be granted an opportunity to get inducted into the Armed services. It will allow people who want to become a part of Indian armed forces to enter into the forces through this new entry and opportunity available.

Be it Indian Army, Indian Navy, or Indian Air Force. Agneepath Army Bharti Scheme is a central government scheme for all Indian candidates.  Through Agnipath, one can serve in the combat forces. The scheme envisages the induction of 100 officers and 1000 other young recruits in the Indian military for a term of three years. Those who will get selected for this recruitment process will be called as “Agniveers“. As decided,  ‘Agniveers’ will be provided by a good pay package and an exit retirement package after 4 years of service.

Lt Gen Anil Puri, Additional Secretary, Department of Military Affairs, has said, “Today average age is around 32 yrs, in time to come it’ll further come down to 26 years. This will happen in 6-7 years. In order to transform armed forces into youthful, tech-savvy, modern, there’s a need to harness the youth potential and make him a future-ready soldier?” He mentioned that after four years of service with the Army, resume and biodata of agniveers will be very unique and he will stand out in crowd with his attitude, skills and time.

Agneepath Yojana Entry Scheme 2022: Purpose of scheme

The main purpose of central government is to introduce the Indian Army Agneepath Entry Scheme with the aim of training the youth and to make a cut in retirement as well as in pensions. Indian government has come up with this scheme in order to strengthen our security forces and also to bolster the strength of our security forces. Selected candidates will be trained professionally and then they will be recruited within the areas like Jammu and Kashmir border.

The main thing to focus about this recruitment is that there will be no entrance test for the youth. However the candidates enlisted under the scheme will have to go through a longer training, effectively for at least two years for a four-years term, in order to make them ready for joining armed forces as professionals.

Details regarding Agneepath Yojana Entry Scheme 2022 are given below –

 Conducting Body Indian Army
Name of scheme Agneepath Recruitment 2022
Launched by  Department of Military Affairs
Number of Vacancies Around 1.25 Lakh
Date of Final notification yet to be updated
Agneepath Recruitment Online Form Date June, 2022
Area of Service Indian Army, Navy, Air Force
Time span 4 years
age limit 17.5 – 21 Years
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Eligibility Criteria Under Agneepath Scheme

The eligibility criteria is mentioned below :

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
Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper 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

Agneepath Army Bharti Scheme

It is quite evident that every year there is a large no of candidates who participate in Indian Army recruitment and who aspire to become the part of glorious Indian armed forces but due to certain reasons there are still many candidates left who are not able to make through it. So this entry is a golden opportunity to achieve their goal as it provide another entry to make a place for them.

Even after completing 4 years in services, there is a opportunity that you may continue with the service if your performance remains satisfactory enough to keep you there after the completion of tour of duty. Under the scheme, it will the service of four years but 25 percent of soldiers, the best professionals will be re-inducted as permanent soldiers. The others would be allowed to leave and given a Seva Nidhi – a corpus of one time amount of Rs. 11.71 lakh plus interest. This amount would be tax free and can be used to think about the next career option in their lives.

Also the soldiers relieved of service will also be assisted in getting placed in civilian jobs after completing their 4 years term. As per reports, government is also dealing with corporates to talk about further employment opportunities for the ‘Agniveers’ after the completion of their term.

Pay Scale under Agnipath Scheme

Yearly package that the soldiers will get for the first year in this scheme will be 4.76 lakh rupees and it will rise to 6.92 lakhs in the fourth and final years of the period in question.

After completing their required four years of duty, they will get the benefit of Seva nidhi package, a corpus of one time amount of Rs. 11.71 lakh plus interest –

Pay Scale under Agnipath Scheme

FAQ: Agneepath Scheme 2022

Yearly Vacancies through Agneepath Scheme

Force 1st & 2nd Years 3rd Year 4th Year
Indian army 40,000 45,000 50,000
Indian air force 3,500 4,400 5,300
Indian Navy 3,000 3,000 3,000

What will happen after four years?

After four years, Agniveer can apply for the regular cadre. The Army will provide permanent service to a maximum of 25% of the Agniveers of a batch. If Agniveer decides to join the Air Force or the Navy, he will be given special training.

What will be the salary of Agni Veers?

In the first year, the Agniveers will get a salary package of around Rs 4.76 lakh. It will increase every year. In the fourth year, the salary will increase to around Rs 6.92 lakh.

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