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What is Agnipath Scheme?

Agnipath Scheme in short is a method of recruiting soldiers in the Indian Army. However, this appointment will be through a four-year contract. After four years i.e. after completion of the service period, 25% of Agnivirs will be given permanent employment on the basis of performance.

Agnipath Scheme Details

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Starting Date of Apply
June 2022
Closing Date of Apply
90 days (September 2022) from the date of announcement of the Scheme

Agnipath Scheme Job Details

Agnipath Scheme Apply

Agnipath Scheme Apply
Recruiter Organization
Armed Forces
Post Name
AGNIPATH scheme 2022, 46000 Agniveers post
Agnipath Scheme Job Posting
All over India

Agneepath scheme salary

Agneepath scheme salary: Agniveers will be given an attractive customized monthly package along with Risk and Hardship allowances as applicable in the three services. On completion of the engagement period of four years, Agniveers will be paid a one-time ‘SevaNidhi’ package which shall comprise their contribution including accrued interest thereon and matching contribution from the Government equal to the accumulated amount of their contribution including interest as indicated below:

YearCustomized Package (Monthly)In-Hand (70%)Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%)Contribution to corpus fund by GoI
All figures in Rs (Monthly Contribution)
1st Year300002100090009000
2nd Year330002310099009900
3rd Year36500255801095010950
4th Year40000280001200012000
Total contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund after four yearsRs 5.02 LakhRs 5.02 Lakh
Exit After 4 YearRs 11.71 Lakh as SevaNidhi Package(Including, interest accumulated on the above amount as per the applicable interest rates would also be paid)

criteria for Agnipath scheme

Educational Qualification
Candidates should have passed class 10th/12th Examination from a recognized Board.

Agnipath Scheme Age Limit
The candidate’s Age limit should be between 17.5 to 21 years.

Must be Indian

Application Fees

There are no Application Fees for the above Recruitment.

Agneepath scheme details

Agnipath Scheme Selection Procedure

After verification of the Application Forms, all the Eligible Candidates will be selected through the following steps
♦ Merit(The Agniveers will be recruited in the Armed Forces for a period of 4 years).

Agneepath scheme details

Medical Standards

Agniveers will have to meet the medical eligibility conditions laid down for enrolment in the IAF as applicable to respective categories/trades. No permanent Low Medical Category Agniveer will be eligible for the continuation of his engagement after being placed on Medical Category.

Honours and Awards

Agniveers will be entitled to honours and awards, as per extant guidelines governing the subject for the IAF.


On being enrolled, individuals will be imparted military training based on organizational requirements.


IAF will endeavour to maintain a centralized high-quality online database of ‘Agniveers’ and will follow a transparent common assessment methodology. An objective assessment system to ensure fair and impartial assessment will be introduced. Skills attained by Agniveers will be systematically recorded. Broad guidelines will be framed before the appointment of the first batch of Agniveers and the same along with any subsequent changes would be circulated.


Grant of leave will be subject to the exigencies of the organization. The following leave may be applicable for Agniveers during their engagement period:-
Annual Leave – 30 days per year.
Sick Leave – Based on medical advice.

Pay, Allowances and Allied Benefits

Individuals enrolled under this Scheme will be paid an Agniveer package of Rs. 30,000/- per month with a fixed yearly increment. In addition, Risk and Hardship, Dress and Travel allowances will be paid.

Life Insurance Cover

Agniveers will be provided life insurance cover of Rs. 48 lakhs for the duration of their engagement period as Agniveers in the IAF.

Agniveer’s Skill Certificate

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

Ex-Agniveers enrolled for Four Years

Ex-Agniveers who are selected to be enrolled in IAF as a regular cadre on completion of four years, will be governed by existing terms and conditions of service of airmen/NCs (E) in the Indian Air Force, as amended from time to time.

Categorization of Death

The death for the purpose of provision of financial benefits to Agniveers will be categorized as follows:-

  • Category X. Death due to natural causes neither attributable to nor aggravated by military Service during the engagement period.
  • Category Y. Death due to causes which are accepted as attributable to or aggravated by military service or due to accidents/mishaps in the performance of duties including training during the engagement period.
  • Category Z. During the engagement period, death due to acts of violence/attack by terrorists, anti-social elements, enemy, during border skirmishes/war/peacekeeping operation/aid to the civil power, etc; and during operational preparation and training for war including battle inoculation training/exercises; and
    accidental deaths due to natural calamities/operations specially notified by the Govt, etc.

Computation of Extent of Disability

Sl. No.Percentage of disability as
Finally accepted
Percentage to be reckoned for
computing disability
ABetween 20% and 49%50%
BBetween 50% and 75%75%
CBetween 76% and 100%100%

Payment of Disability/ Death

SL.NoCategoryEntitlements of Agniveers
ADeath during
engagement period
on Bonafide duty
(Category ‘Y’/’Z’)
(i) Insurance Cover of Rs 48 lakhs.
(ii) One-time ex-gratia Rs 44 Lakhs.
(iii) Full pay for an unserved period of up to four years (with effect from the date of death) including the Seva Nidhi component.
(iv) Balance accumulated (as of date) in the individual’s Seva Nidhi fund and
Govt contribution including interest from the Agniveer Corpus Fund.
BDeath during
engagement period
not on duty
(Category ‘X’)
(i) Insurance Cover of Rs 48 lakhs.
(ii) Balance accumulated (as of date) in the individual’s Seva Nidhi fund and Govt contribution including interest from the Agniveer Corpus Fund.
CDisability (attributed
/aggravated due to
conditions of
(i) One-time ex-gratia Rs 44/25/15 Lakhs based on % of disability
(100/75/50) from Public Fund.
(ii) Full pay for an unserved period of up to four years (with effect from the date of the disability) including the Seva Nidhi component (from Public Fund).
(iii) Balance accumulated (as of date) in the individual’s Seva Nidhi fund including interest and Govt contribution from the Agniveer Corpus Fund.

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