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  • Written by Abhishek Singh
  • Last Modified on 25-08-2022
  • Written by Abhishek Singh
  • Last Modified on 25-08-2022

About Exam

About Exam

Exam Brief

The official announcement for the Indian Army Recruitment Agniveer 2022–23 was made public by the Indian Army on June 20, 2022. Beginning in July, applicants could submit their online applications for the Agniveer Recruitment. Online registration is the first and compulsory step for all applicants wanting to become Agniveers. Visit the official Indian Army website, which is listed in the article below, if a candidate wishes to download the notification and obtain all the information regarding the Agniveer recruitment.

According to the official announcement, after four years of work, the hired Agniveers will be let go. Agniveers will receive the "Seva Nidhi" payment after completing the necessary 4 years of service. This is being done with the intention of allowing the Agniveers to pursue any employment in other fields in their civilian lives. After serving the required 4-years, around 25% of the recruited Agniveers will be qualified to apply as regular Army members.

Brochure

Candidates can download the official Army brochure and notification from the links provided below.

Click to view/download the brochure of the recruitment.

Click here to view/download the official rally notification.

Exam Summary

Despite the protests, the Indian Army issued an Agniveer recruitment notification under the Agneepath Scheme. According to the notification, the registration procedure for various designations in the Indian Army under the Agneepath Scheme began in July 2022.

Candidates who wish to serve their country can apply for the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) recruitment using the application form provided on the official website. Continue reading this article to learn about the eligibility criteria, schedule, and application process.

Recruitment Organisation Indian Army
Post Name General Duty
Scheme Name Agneepath
Status of Application Forms July 2022
Mode Online
Application Fee NIL
Pay Scale Year 1: Rs.30,000
Year 2: Rs.33,000
Year 3: Rs.36,500
Year 4: Rs.40,000
Job Location Across India
Selection Process Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
Medical Test
Written Test

Official Website Link

https://joinindianarmy.nic.in/default.aspx

Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

Selection Process

Candidates must go through the process listed below for their selection into the Indian Army as Agniveers for general duty –

  1. Physical fitness test
  2. Physical measurement test
  3. Medical test
  4. Written test (Common Entrance Exam)

Stages of Exam

Candidates appearing for the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) exam must go through the stages listed in the table below:

Physical Fitness Test (At Rally Site)
1.6 Km Run Beam (Pull Ups) 9 Feet Ditch Zig-Zag Balance
Group Time Marks Pull-Ups Marks Need to Qualify Need to Qualify
Group- I Until 5 minutes 30 seconds 60 10 40
Group- II 5 minutes 31 seconds to
5 minutes 45 seconds
48 9 33
8 27
7 21
6 16
Physical Measurement (At Rally Site)   
Physical measurements will be done as per the established physical standards.
Medical Test
As per medical standards laid down at the rally site.
Those unfit will be referred to a military hospital (MH) for a specialist review.
Candidates must report to the designated MH within 5 days from the day of referral, and the MH must complete the review medical exam within the next 14 days.
Written Test through Common Entrance Examination (CEE)  
CEE is conducted at the stipulated venue for medically fit candidates.
Date, time and venue of CEE will be intimated at the rally site and also later through admit cards.
The admit card for the CEE will be issued at the rally site itself.
The CEE admit card for the review of medically fit candidates will be issued after getting a medically fit certificate by the concerned specialist at the MH.

Exam pattern details - Scoring pattern (+/- Marking)

In the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) examination, each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks (depending on the role applied for), whereas each incorrect answer will be losing ¼th of the allotted marks, i.e., 0.5 marks. However, there are no deductions for unanswered questions.

Bonus Marks in CEE

No. Category

 
Agniveer
General Duty
Max Marks 200
(a) SOS/SOEX/SOWW/SOW,
Adoption done during the lifetime of a soldier (one son only)
20 marks
(b) Sportsmen
Represented India at the international level
20 marks
Represented a state at the senior/junior National level and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the eighth position in any team event 15 marks
Represented college or university in the inter-university championship and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the sixth position in any team event 10 marks
Represented a state at the National level in Khela India Games and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the sixth position in any team event 10 marks
Represented a district at the State level and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the fourth position in any team event 05 marks
Represented a state school team in the events organised by All India School Games Federation and have won any medal in an individual event or up to the sixth position in any team event 05 marks •
(c) NCC 'A' Certificate 05 marks
(d) NCC 'B' Certificate 10 marks
(e) NCC 'C' Certificate Exempted from CEE
(f) NCC 'C' Certificate and participated in Republic Day Parade Exempted from CEE
(g) Candidates for Agniveer Clerk/SKT* category having 'O' level (IT) Course Certificate issued by NIELIT and having higher level IT Courses Certificate from NIELIT, i.e., 'A', 'B' or 'C' level. ('O' level (IT) course certificate under DOEACC
scheme issued only by NIELIT on or after 01 Jan 2020.
 
(h) Bonus marks for ITI/skill-qualified candidates are as listed below:
One-year course from ITI
Two-year course from ITI
Diploma holder
 
(i) Maximum bonus marks that can be given is 20 marks even if a candidate qualifies for more than one type of bonus mark except for Agniveer (Technical).
Maximum bonus marks that can be given is 50 marks even if a candidate qualifies for more than one type of bonus mark to Agniveer (Technical).

Exam pattern details - Total time

The Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) written examination will last for 1.5 hours or 90 minutes.

Number of Questions Subject-wise

Indian Army CEE Pattern (General Duty)

  • Pass Marks: 35
  • Mark Scheme: 2 marks for each correct answer
  • Negative Marks: 0.5 marks for each wrong answe
Subjects No. of Questions Max. Marks
General Knowledge 15 30
General Science 15 30
Maths 15 30
Logical Reasoning 05 10
Total 50 100

Exam Calendar

The last registration date for the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) is August 3, 2022.

Event Date
Recruitment rallies begin 2nd week of August 2022
1st batch CEE October 16 & November 13, 2022
1st batch of Agniveer report to the training centres December 2022
2nd Batch CEE January 2023
2nd batch of Agniveer report to the training centres February 2023
1st batch of Agniveers report to units after training July 2023

The tentative (zone-wise) rally dates for the year 2022-23 has been released.

Click here to view Tentative Agniveer Rally Schedule

Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) Syllabus for General Reasoning

  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence
  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Alphabet Test Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Analogy
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Statement – Arguments
  • Inserting The Missing Character
  • Puzzles
  • Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle

Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) Syllabus for General Awareness and Knowledge

  • Abbreviations
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Current Important Events
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Awards and Honors
  • Important Financial
  • Economic News
  • Banking News
  • Indian Constitution
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Days
  • History
  • Sports Terminology
  • Geography
  • Solar System
  • Indian States and Capitals
  • Countries and Currencies

Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Mixture & Allegations
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Speed, Time & Distance (Train, Boats & Stream)
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Time and Work
  • Probability
  • HCF & LCM
  • Algebraic Expressions and Inequalities
  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number System
  • Speed, Distance, and Time
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series

Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) Syllabus for General Science

  • Biology (Class 10th Level)
  • Chemistry (Class 10th Level)
  • Physics (Class 10th Level)

Indian Army Agniveer Syllabus for Computer Science

Computer System

  • Characteristics of a computer
  • Components of a computer system – Central Processing unit (CPU), Visual Display Unit (VDU), Keyboard
  • Basic applications of a computer

Concept of Memory

  • RAM and ROM, Units of Memory – Byte, Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte
  • Primary and Secondary Memory

Input/Output Devices

  • JoyStick
  • Mouse
  • Microphone
  • Scanner
  • MICR
  • OCR
  • Barcode Reader
  • Light pen
  • Printer, Speaker
  • Digital Camera

MS-Windows

  • Basic concept of an Operating System and its functions

Introduction to Windows

  • My computer
  • Using Mouse and moving icons on the screen
  • Task Bar
  • Recycle Bin
  • Running an application
  • Start Menu and menu selection
  • Windows Explorer to view files, folders and directories
  • Setting system date and time
  • Opening and Closing of Windows Minimise
  • Creating and renaming of files and folders
  • Basic components of a Window : Desktop, Frame, Title Bar, Menu Bar, Status Bar, Scroll Bars (Horizontal and Vertical)
  • Restore and Maximise forms of windows
  • Creating Shortcut
  • Using right button of the Mouse
  • Basic Windows, Accessories : Notepad, Paint, Calculator, Wordpad

MS-Word

  • Creating and Saving a Document
  • Introduction to a Word Processor
  • Font Type, Size, changing colour, alignment of text
  • Editing and Formatting a Document ; Text Style (B.I.U)
  • Adding headers and footers, numbering pages, using
  • Formatting paragraphs with line or paragraph spacing
  • Using subscript and superscript
  • Grammar and spell utilities
  • Print preview, Printing a document
  • Inserting symbols
  • Page setting
  • Inserting WordArt, Clipart and Pictures
  • Borders and Shading
  • Bullets and Numbering
  • Find and Replace
  • Format painter
  • Inserting Tables: inserting, deleting-rows and columns, merging cells, splitting cells, using auto format.

MS-Powerpoint

  • Introduction to presentation Graphics
  • Different types of slide Layouts
  • Understanding the concept of slideshows, Basic elements of a slide
  • Different views of a slide : Normal view, Slide Sorter view and Slide Show
  • Creating and saving a presentation
  • Editing and Formatting a slide : Adding Titles, Subtitles, Text, Background, Watermark; Headers and Footers, Numbering Slides

MS-Excel

  • Introduction to spreadsheets
  • Creating and saving a worksheet
  • Concept of Worksheets and workbooks
  • Working with a spreadsheet: entering numbers, text, date/time
  • Editing and formatting a worksheet including changing colour, size, font, alignment of text, inserting or deleting cells, rows and columns
  • Series using Autofill

Indian Army Agniveer Syllabus for General English

  • Parts of speech
  • Article, noun and pronoun, adjective, preposition, conjunction and modals
  • Verbs
  • Tenses: Present/past forms, Simple/continuous form, Prefect forms, Future time reference
  • Sentence structures
  • Types of Sentences: Affirmative/interrogative sentences
  • Use of phrases, Direct and indirect speech
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • One word substitution

Important Dates

About Exam

Exam Notification Date

The Indian Army selection via the Agneepath programme was announced on June 20, 2022.


Application Form Filling - Start & End Date

The Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) applications for applicants are open from July 3 to August 3, 2022.

Candidates will receive their admit cards for the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) rally one week before the rally date. Candidates who have not received their admit cards four days before the rally may contact the Army Recruiting Office (ARO) for clarification.

Exam Date

Event Date
Recruitment rallies begin 2nd week of August 2022
1st batch CEE October 16 & November 13, 2022
1st batch of Agniveer report to the training centres December 2022
2nd batch CEE January 2023
2nd batch of Agniveer report to the training centres February 2023
1st batch of Agniveers report to units after training July 2023

Result Date

The results of Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) CEE will be declared on the official website. There will be no separate letters mailed or emailed to the candidates. The candidate must check their results as soon as possible and report back to ARO for documentation.

Application Process

About Exam

Dos and Donts of Form Filling

Army Agneepath (General Duty) Recruitment 2022: How to apply

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Indian Army.

Step 2: Click on the registration link for Agneepath Scheme 2022

Step 3: Register and start applying by filling in the required details.

Step 4: Upload the documents necessary (complete list given below).

Step 5: Pay the fees, if any.

Step 6: Double-check the provided details. Click on the submit button. 

Step 7: Download a copy of the displayed filled-in application. Take a print for future references.

Documents Required during Application

We have provided the list of important documents required at the time of application. 

  • Matric Certificate - The following details will be filled strictly as per matric certificate
    1. Candidate Name
    2. Father Name
    3. Mother Name
    4. Date of Birth
    5. Matric Certificate number as issued by Education Board
  • Scanned passport size photo of the candidate of size between 10 to 20 Kb in .jpg format.
  • Valid e-mail address - Candidates must have a personal e-mail address, which will also serve as their user id when registering. All correspondence, including shortlisting, call-ups, joining instructions, and results, will be sent to the e-mail address.
  • Mobile Number - Candidates must have a mobile phone number. It is not permitted for candidates to share their mobile phone numbers. The OTP and other messages will be delivered to the registered mobile phone number.
  • Scanned photo of the candidate’s signature of size between 5 to 10 Kb in .jpg format. 
  • A detailed mark sheet from Class 10 and other higher qualifications must be filled out in the online application form per the eligibility criteria of the category/entry the candidate is applying for.
  • Information about your state, district, and tahsil/block of residence (Only for JCO/OR Enrolment Application).

Documents Required at the Rally Site

Candidates must bring the following documents/certificates to the rally site in original, and two attested photocopies:

  • Admit Card: Admit card printed on a good quality printer. Do not shrink the size.
  • Photograph: Twenty (20) unattested passport-size colour photographs with a white background that are no more than three months old as of the date of application. Photographs that have been computerised/photoshopped will NOT be accepted. Photographs must be taken with a proper haircut and shave (except for Sikh Candidates).
  • Education Certificates:
  1. Education certificate with mark sheet of all educational qualifications completed by the candidate, i.e. Matric/intermediate from recognised school/college/board/university. 
  2. Provisional/online education certificate should be ink signed by the head of the educational institution of the concerned board/university.
  3. Candidates with matric certificate from Open School (NIOS) should bring School Leaving Certificate countersigned by BEO/DEO.
  4. The list of Education Board recognised by State Governments/UT administrations will only be accepted.
  • Domicile Certificate: Domicile Certificate with photographissuedby Tahsildar/District Magistrate.
  • Caste Certificate: Caste Certificate affixed with the photograph of the candidates issued by the Tahsildar/District Magistrate.
  • Religion Certificate: If the religion of the candidate (Sikh/Hindu/Muslim/Christian) is not mentioned in the caste certificate religion certificate is to be issued by the Tahsildar/SOM.
  • School Character Certificate: School character certificate issued by the School/College Principal/Headmaster where the candidate last studied.
  • Character Certificate: Character Certificate with photograph issued by Village Sarpanch/Municipal Corporation within the last six months.
  • Unmarried Certificate: Unmarried Certificate with a photograph for all candidates to be obtained issued by Village Sarpanch/Municipal Corporation within the last six months.
  • Relationship Certificate: SOS/SOEX/SOW/SOVWV Candidates are required to produce the following documents:-
  1. A. Relationship certificate issued by the respective Record Office and duly signed by the Record Officer along with personal number, rank, name and particular of the Record Officer issuing the relationship certificate with their office seal/stamp endorsed. The relationship certificate should bear the watermarks of the concerned Record Offices.
  2. B. A declaration to the effect as mentioned in Affidavit on a ten Rupees non­-judicial stamp paper prepared by the ESM duly signed by 1st Class/Executive/Judicial Magistrate is required to be submitted by the candidate at the stipulated rally site. The format of the affidavit is attached as per Appendix 'B' of the official notification
  • Original Discharge Book of Ex-Servicemen also to be produced. The candidate's name and date of birth must be recorded on it.
  • NCC Certificate: NCC A/B/C Certificate and Republic Day Parade certificate should have the photograph of the candidate duly attested by the issuing authority. The provisional NCC A/B/C pass certificates will only be accepted if concerned NCC Group Commanders authenticate. No bonus marks are to be allotted unless the certificate (Relationship/Sports/NCC) has been verified. An undertaking to the effect will be obtained from the candidate. Provisional certificates are accepted only during the notified rally duration, neither earlier nor later.
  • Sports Certificate:
  1. Sportsmen who have represented India at the International level and a State at the National level in the last two years (for a list of sports under which relaxation in physical standards is admissible, check the official website).
  2. Sportsmen who have represented their District at the State level and University team or regional team at the District level in the last two years (Sports certificate should be with registration number and from government recognised sports institutes/ bodies).
No Level Authorised Sports Federation for the issue of Sports Cert
1. Represented India at the International level Accredited Sports Federation of India of respective sports that have fielded the individual/team to represent India
2. Represented a state at the senior/junior National level and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the eighth position in any team event National Sports Federation of the respective sports as recognised sports by the Mid of Youth Affairs & sports
3. Represented college or university in the inter-university championship and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the sixth position in any team event Inter-University Sports Board.
Represented a state at the National level in Khela India Games and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the sixth position in any team event National Sports Federation of the respective Sports / Sports Authority of India as recognised by the Min of Youth Affairs & Sports
4. Represented a district at the State level and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the fourth position in any team event Respective State sports Federation as recognized by the state sports ministry.
5. Represented a state school team in the events organised by All India School Games Federation and have won any medal in an individual event or up to the sixth position in any team event All India School Games Federation.
  • List of Sports: The list of sports for enrolment can be verified in Appendix 'C' of the official notification.
  • Affidavit: Duly signed by the candidate on Rs. 10/- non-judicial stamp paper and duly attested by the notary must be submitted by the candidate at the rally site without fail. The format of the affidavit can be viewed in Appendix 'D' of the official notification. The submission of the affidavit is mandatory to enter the rally site.
  • Certificate of Bonus Marks: All original certificates and duly attested photocopies pertaining to bonus marks will be accepted only during the rally and not after the termination of the rally.
  • Single Bank A/C, PAN Card & AADHAR Card: Single bank account number, PAN card, and Aadhar card are mandatory requirements for the final enrolment for the purpose of (salary) pay & allowances and social benefits scheme.
  • Police Character Certificate
  • Residence Proof: as issued by Sarpanch/Nagar Sewak

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria

Candidates will be screened in the following categories based on qualitative requirements. Candidates for the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) must be between the ages of 17 and 21.5.
For the recruitment year 2022-2023, the age group has been increased to 23 years as a one-time relaxation.

Physical Standards

Candidates will be screened for the soldier tradesmen category as per the qualitative requirements listed below.

Category Age
(years)
Minimum Physical QR
Height
(cm)
Weight
(kg)
Chest
(cm)
Soldier Tradesmen (10th Pass)
Chef Community
Dresser
Steward
Washerman
Tailor & Support Staff (Equipment Repair)
17 ½ - 23 170 50 77
(+5 cm expansion)
Soldier Tradesmen (8th Pass (House Keeper) 17 ½ - 23 170 50 77
(+5 cm expansion)

Special Physical Standards

Category Height
(cm)
Chest
(cm)
Weight
(kg)
Indian Gorkha 157 77 (plus 5 cm expansion) 48
Tribal of authorized tribal area 162 77 (plus 5 cm expansion 48

Relaxation In Physical Standards

The relaxation in physical standards is for wards of servicemen/ex-servicemen or sportsmen (not both) and it is in addition to the special physical standards as in the next section.

No. Category Height
(cm)
Chest
(cm)
Weight
(kg)
(a) For Son of Servicemen (SOS), Ex-servicemen (SOEX), War Widow (SOWW) and Widow of Ex-servicemen (SOW)
For an adopted son or son-in-law of a war widow if she has no son and including a legally adopted son of serving soldier/Ex-Servicemen
2 1 2
(b) Outstanding Sportsmen
Represented India at the International level
Represented a state at the senior/junior National level and won any medal in an individual event or reached the eighth position in any team event
Represented college or university in the inter-university championship and won any medal in an individual event or reached the sixth position in any team event
Represented a state at the National level in Khela Indian Games and have won any medal in an individual event or have reached up to the sixth position in any team event
Represented a district at the State level and won any medal in an individual event or reached the fourth position in any team event
Represented a state school team in the events organised by All India School Games Federation and have won any medal in an individual event or up to the sixth position in any team event
2 3 5
Note: Eligible candidates can be granted the prescribed relaxations in all three measurements, i.e. height, chest and weight.

Medical Standards

  • Candidates must have a robust physique and good mental health.
  • Chest should be well developed, having a minimum 5 cm expansion.
  • Candidate must have normal hearing with each individual ear and good binocular vision in both eyes.
  • Candidates must be able to read 6/6 in the distance vision chart with each eye, separately.
  • Candidates must have a sufficient number of natural healthy gum and teeth with a minimum of 14 dental points.
  • Candidates must not have diseases like deformity of bones, hydrocele and varicocele or piles.
  • Candidates must be able to recognise red and green colours. Colour vision should be CP-III.

Sports Considered during Agneepath Recruitment

  • Athletics including Track and field events
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Football
  • Fencing
  • Gymnastics
  • Body Building(Best Physique)
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Handball
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Kayaking & Canoeing
  • Karate
  • Lawn Tennis
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Swimming, Diving & Water polo
  • Squash
  • Shooting
  • Sailing
  • Taekwondo
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Wrestling
  • Winter Games (Ice Hockey, Biathlon, Skiing, Ice Skating, etc.)
  • Wushu

Education Qualification

We have provided the educational qualifications required for the post of the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty).

Post Name Educational Qualification
General Duty (All Arms) Passed class 10th or Matric
Scored a minimum of 45% in aggregate and 33% in each subject

Number of Attempts

The number of times a candidate can apply for the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) recruitment is unlimited. They will be considered eligible for the position as long as they are not over the age limit.

Language Proficiency

The Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) written examination CEE is bilingual. It is conducted in both English and Hindi.

Admit Card

Admit Card

Admit Card Release Date

Candidates will receive their admit cards for the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) rally one week before the rally date. Candidates who have not received their admit card four days before the rally should contact the Army Recruiting Office for clarification.
Admit cards to the CEE, on the other hand, will be distributed during the rally.

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FAQs

Freaquently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Can I apply if I don't have an Aadhar number?
Ans: Yes, you can apply even if you do not have an Aadhar card. However, you must apply and obtain one as soon as possible and keep the required information updated in your application form. This will be used to confirm your biometrics during the recruitment process.

Q2. Will I be able to stay at the rally site if I arrive one day before the scheduled date?
Ans: No. You will not be permitted to enter the site before the specified date and time. If you arrive early, you must make arrangements for your lodging.

Q3. What are the boarding and lodging charges at the selection centre?
Ans: The boarding and lodging at the selection centre is absolutely free of cost.

Q4. Can I submit more than one application for the same post?
Ans: Submitting multiple applications for the same role may result in the application being cancelled.

Q5. My parents, friends, and siblings will accompany me to the selection centre. What options do they have for their stay?
Ans: No one other than the candidates will be accommodated because they will not be permitted to enter the selection centre.

Dos and Donts

We have provided a few dos and don’ts of the Indian Army Agniveer (General Duty) exam below.

Dos

Before Rally

  • Begin planning 2-3 months prior to the rally for a 1.6 km run and other physical tests.
  • Obtain and prepare the necessary documents.
  • Get your questions and concerns answered at your local Recruitment Office.
  • To avoid rejection, have any minor ailments treated.
  • Read and comprehend the eligibility requirements before applying for the most appropriate category.
  • Before the rally date, identify and correct any discrepancies in your documents and ID proofs.

At Rally

  • On the day of the rally, report at 3 a.m. The gates close every day at 9:30 a.m.
  • Candidates who are found to be using unfair means will be disqualified, and action will be taken.
  • At any stage of the recruitment process, an FIR will be filed against candidates who use unfair means.
  • Candidates will not be permitted to leave the rally site once they have entered. As a result, bring water and snacks as needed throughout the day.
  • Except for Sikh candidates, all candidates must be shaved and have crew haircuts.
  • Carry your vaccination certificate and follow COVID guidelines.

After Rally

  • If you are found to be unfit, report on time and have a medical examination (Permanent Unfit Cases have 21 days, and Temporary Unfit Cases get 42 days).
  • Examine the syllabus and prepare thoroughly for the Common Entrance Exam (CEE ).
  • Check your results personally through IVRS or the ARO on the day of the results.
  • Once chosen, submit the necessary documents and report to training centres by the deadline.

Dont's

Before Rally

  • Do not bring any incorrect or forged documents to the rally.
  • Do not seek clarification about the recruitment process or results from anyone (tout) other than Recruitment Office staff.
  • Do not attend the rally if you have any major illnesses or injuries or if you have recently operated wounds that have not yet healed.
  • Do not pay any attention to anyone who claims to be able to help you get recruited into the Indian Army.
     

During the Rally

  • Do not interact with strangers or touts. The Indian Army's recruitment process is completely transparent.
  • Do not participate on a date that has not been designated for your district or trade.
  • Carry no mobile phones or other expensive personal belongings to the rally site.
  • Do not argue or fight with other candidates or the recruitment staff.
  • Please do not leave litter at the rally site, both inside and outside.
  • Do not engage in activities that endanger public or private property on the premises.
  • Do not misbehave with other candidates, the general public, or women in particular.

After Rally

  • Traveling by bus or train to or from the rally location/site is not permitted.
  • Do not be late for your medical examination at the designated Military Hospital (MH).
  • Do not be late for the CEE or absent from the result announcement. The results will not be shared with anyone on your behalf.
  • Do not be late or absent from the Training Centre.

Job Profile & Salary

salary structuire

Salary Structure

Agniveer Salary for 1st Year

Agniveer candidates selected in the first batch in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy will be paid Rs. 30,000 per month, with Rs. 9,000 deducted as a contribution to the Seva Nidhi Package (Agniveer Corpus Fund). Agniveers do not have the right to a gratuity.

Particulars Amount (per month)
Customised Package (Monthly) Rs. 30,000
In-Hand Salary (70%) Rs. 21,000
Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%) Rs. 9,000
Contribution to corpus fund by GoI (30%) Rs. 9,000

Agniveer Salary for 2nd Year

Agniveer candidates selected in the first batch in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy will be paid Rs. 33,000 per month, with Rs. 9,900 deducted as a contribution to the Seva Nidhi Package.

Particulars Amount (per month)
Customised Package (Monthly) Rs. 33,000
In-Hand Salary (70%) Rs. 23,100
Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%) Rs. 9,900
Contribution to corpus fund by GoI (30%) Rs. 9,900

Agniveer Salary for 3rd Year

Agniveer candidates selected in the first batch in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy will be paid Rs. 36,500 per month, with Rs. 10,950 deducted as a contribution to the Seva Nidhi Package.

Particulars Amount (per month)
Customised Package (Monthly) Rs. 36,500
In-Hand Salary (70%) Rs. 25,580
Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%) Rs. 10,950
Contribution to corpus fund by GoI (30%) Rs. 10,950

Agniveer Salary for 4th Year

Agniveer candidates selected in the first batch in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy will be paid Rs. 40,000 per month, with Rs. 12,000 deducted as a contribution to the Seva Nidhi Package.

Particulars Amount
Customised Package (Monthly) Rs. 40000 per month
In-Hand Salary (70%) Rs. 28000 per month
Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%) Rs. 12000 per month
Contribution to corpus fund by GoI (30%) Rs. 12000 per month

Pay, Allowances and Allied Benefits.

  • Agniveer Package: The pay & emoluments of Agniveers will be as given below:- 
    1. Year 1: Rs. 30,000/- (plus applicable allowances)
    2. Year 2: Rs. 33,000/- (plus applicable allowances)
    3. Year 3: Rs. 36,500/- (plus applicable allowances)
    4. Year 4: Rs. 40,000/- (plus applicable allowances)
  • 30% of the above-mentioned will be mandatorily deposited every month in a corpus which will be matched by the GOI. Balance amount less the corpus contribution will be the in-hand component.
  • Seva Nidhi Package: After four years of service, the Government of India will match the amount of Rs. 5.02 lakhs, for a total of Rs. 10.04 lakhs plus any accrued interest paid to the Agniveers soldiers. The Seva Nidhi is not subject to income tax.
  1. In the case of Agniveers who are later selected for regular enrolment in the Indian Army, the Seva Nidhi package will consist only of the individual's contribution plus accrued interest.
  2. If an Agniveer leaves service before the end of the engagement period, the individual's Seva Nidhi package will be paid in full, plus interest. There will be no government contribution in such cases.
  • Payment Modality: Seva Nidhi Package: There are two ways to receive the Seva Nidhi, with the goal of providing loans for self-employment/entrepreneurship through a bank guarantee and meeting immediate/incidental expenses upon exit. Firm information will be released separately.
  • Allowances: The Agniveer salary is a base salary that is not eligible for Dearness Allowance or Military Service Pay. Agniveers will occasionally receive Risk & Hardship, Ration, Dress, and Travel allowances.
  • Agniveers are exempted from making any contribution to the Armed Forces Personnel Provident Fund or other Provident Fund.
  • There will be no entitlement of gratuity or pensionary benefits for Agniveers enrolled through the Agneepath scheme.

Life Insurance Cover

Agniveers receive non-contributory life insurance coverage of Rs. 48 lakhs for the duration of their engagement. They do not qualify for Army Group Insurance Fund (AGIF) schemes or benefits.

Availing Leave

Leave is granted subject to service requirements. The following leaves may be useful for Agniveers during their engagement:

Type of Leave Number of Days
Annual Leave Up to 30 days a year
Sick Leave Based on medical advice

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