Agniveer Recruitment notification released at joinindianarmy.nic.in, the process starts in July
7 months ago
Agnipath Scheme: Notification for the Recruitment of Agniveers has been published by the Indian Army on the official website joinindianarmy.nic.in. under the recently-announced ‘Agnipath’ scheme.
As per the notification, registration will be opened from July 2022 onwards by respective AROs for agniveer general duty, agniveer technical, agniveer technical (aviation/ammunition examiner), agniveer clerk/ store keeper technical, agniveer tradesman 10th pass and agniveer tradesman 8th pass as per the ARO rally schedule.
Under the Agnipath Scheme, All Agniveers will be discharged on completion of four years of service. On discharge after completion of four years, Agniveers will be paid a ‘Seva Nidhi’ package to enable them to return to the society for pursuing employment in other sectors.
A detailed Skill set certificate will be provided to the Agniveers will also be issued at the end of the tenure that will highlight the skills and level of competency acquired by the personnel during their engagement period. Agniveers who have been enrolled after qualifying Class 10th , a certificate for 12th (equivalent) will be given on completion of their 4 years engagement period, based on skills attained.
Also, Agniveers will not be eligible for any kind of pension or gratuity, nor will they be eligible for Ex Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS), Canteen Stores Department (CSD) facilities, Ex Serviceman status and other related benefits.
Service of Agniveers will commence from the date of enrolment and they would form a distinct rank in the IA, different from any other existing ranks.
Agniveer Recruitment Age limit
Candidates should be between the age of 17.5 to 21 years. Relaxation in the upper age limit to 23 years will be applicable as a one-time measure for the recruiting year 2022-23.
For detailed information, see the official notification here.