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Agnipath Scheme 2022, Check All Details

Agnipath Scheme 2022

The government of India has announced the Agnipath scheme for the recruitment of the youth of India in the Indian Armed Forces. Through this scheme, the younger population of the country is encouraged to take the military as a carrier with a high pay scale. The Agnipath scheme allows the candidates to serve in Indian Armed Forces for four years. The selected candidates in the Agnipath scheme will be known as Agniveers.

The government has announced to recruit about 46000 Agniveers this year. The recruitment is divided into two parts in which up to 25000 Agniveers will be recruited in the first half of December and the remaining Agniveers will be recruited by the first half of February 2023. In this article, we have highlighted all the details including eligibility criteria, salary package, education qualification, and physical fitness with the latest updates.

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Agnipath scheme 2022: Latest Updates

10% of the vacancies are reserved for the recruitment in CAPFs and Assam Rifles for the Agniveers, as per the announcement by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)

Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal tweeted on Tuesday, that the Haryana government assures job opportunities for the Agniveers who will serve the nation for four years. In his tweet, he said that “Agniveers who will come back after serving the nation for four years shall be given guaranteed jobs.”

Agnipath Scheme 2022: Details of Online Exams

The online application process for the Agnipath scheme 2022 has started. In December 2022, the first batch of Agniveers will be included in IAF and training will start on 30th December 2022. The India Agniveer 2022 notification for the Indian Navy will release on 9th July 2022. The online registration for recruitment in the Indian Navy will begin on 15th July 2022. For the Indian Army, the registration will start from July 2022 and the first match of Agniveers will be shortlisted for the Indian Army from December 2022 and the training will start from 30th December 2022.

What is the Agnipath Scheme 2022?

Agnipath scheme was introduced by the government of India to introduce a new human resource management scheme for the Indian armed forces. It is believed that Agnipath’s scheme will give a new image to the Indian armed forces with younger Agniveers on the frontline. Under the scheme, the Agniveers will be allowed to serve the Indian armed forces for 4 years. After the completion of 4 years of service 25% of the Agniveers will be selected for the permanent commission for further 15 years based on merit and Organisation needs. The rest will be released from the armed forces with a good amount of Seva Nidhi. Agnivesh enrolled under the Agnipath scheme will be governed by the army act 1950.

Agnipath Scheme Seva Nidhi Package

Under the Agnipath scheme, the government has introduced the Seva Nidhi package for the Agniveers. After 4 years when the Agnivesh will be discharged from the Indian arms forces, the Corpus of 5.02 lakhs will be matched by the government of India and an amount of 11 lakhs with accrued interest will be given to Agniveers. If the Agniveers are selected for further service the Seva Nidhi package will be paid to them which will comprise only their contribution including accrued interest. If there is a case where the Agniveer exits the service before the end of the four-year service program on their request the Seva Nidhi package will be paid with the applicable rate of interest accumulated as of the date and there will be no contribution from the government to that Seva Nidhi package.

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Agnipath scheme: Eligibility

In the below-given table, we have categorized the eligibility of the candidates required based on educational qualification and age.

Category Education Qualification Required Age
Agniveer (General Duty) (All Arms) Class 10th Matric with 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject. For boards following greeting system minimum of D grade 33% to 40% in individual subject or equivalent of grade which contains 33% and overall aggregate in C2 grade or equivalent corresponding to 45% in aggregate. 17 ½ – 23
Agniveer (Tech) and Agniveer Tech (Avn & Anm Examiner) 10+2/Intermediate Exam Pass in Science with physics, chemistry, maths, and English with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in each subject. 17 ½ – 23
Agniveer clerk/storekeeper technical (All Arms) 10+2/intermediate Exam Pass in any stream arts commerce or Science with 60% marks in aggregate and a minimum of 50% in each subject. Securing 50% in English and maths/ accounts/books keeping in CI XII is mandatory. 17 ½ – 23
Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 10th Pass a)      Class 10th Pass

b)     No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored 33% in each subject.

17 ½ – 23
Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 8th Pass a)      Class 8th pass

b)     No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored 33% in each subject.

17 ½ – 23

Agnipath Scheme Salary

Under the Agnipath scheme 2022, the Agniveers will get a customized monthly package which will increase from the first year to the fourth year of service in the Indian armed forces. For the first year of the service, the Agni Veer will get a 30000 customized monthly salary from which 30% will be contributed to the save energy and the net in-hand salary will be 21000 rupees. The below-given table will explain the increase in salary and the contribution of Agni waves to the Corpus fund and the contribution of the Government of India to the Corpus fund. Seva Nidhi package will be 11.71 lakhs after 4 years of service.

Year Customized salary package In hand Salary Agniveer contribution to the corpus GOI contribution to the Corpus fund
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 to Seva Nidhi by Agniveers and GOI 5.02 Lakh 5.02 Lakh

Agnipath Scheme 2022: Student Protest

After the announcement of the Agnipath scheme, thousands of students started a protest in parts of Bihar, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana. The main objective of the protest was against the details of the Agnipath scheme. The protest continued for several days and spread to Madhya Pradesh and other parts of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The objective of the protest includes several requests of the students who were not happy with the Agnipath scheme. The students demanded relaxation and a few demanded the rolling back of this scheme. However, the government has decided to acknowledge a few of the requests and completely denied the rolling out of the Agnipath scheme.

FAQs related to Agnipath scheme 2022

1. Who is eligible for the Agnipath scheme?
Ans. The eligible age for the recruitment in the Agnipath scheme, the candidates must be between the age of 17-23 years.

2. Can females apply for Agniveer Army?
Ans. Both male and female candidates can apply for the Agnipath scheme.

3. What is the Agnipath scheme salary?
Ans. The Agniveers will be given a customized salary package for four years of service under the Agnipath scheme 2022. From the first year, the salary for the Agniveers will be up to 4 lakhs and it will increase to 6 lakh till the end of the service.

4. How to join the Agnipath scheme?
Ans. Candidates who want to apply for the Agnipath scheme can visit the official website of the Indian armed forces, joinindianarmy.nic.in, indianairforce.nic.in, www.joinindiannavy.gov.in.

5. How many vacancies will be recruited through the Agnipath scheme?
Ana. This year, 46000 Agniveers will be recruited under the Agnipath scheme for four years of service in the Indian armed forces.

6. What is the Agnipath scheme?
Ans. Prime minister Narendra Modi started the Agnipath scheme which is a central government scheme launched in 2022. Under this scheme, Indian youth can join the Indian Armed Forces and serve the country for four years.

7. How to apply for Agnipath Army?
Ans. For applying to the Agnipath scheme the aspirants can check the Agnipath recruitment eligibility for the official notification and visit the official website of Agnipath recruitment. Where taken find the application form and fill in the required details and documents.

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