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  • Written by Abhishek Singh
  • Last Modified on 25-10-2022
  • Written by Abhishek Singh
  • Last Modified on 25-10-2022

About Exam

About Exam

Exam Brief

The Indian Army issued the official notification for the Indian Army Recruitment Agniveer Tradesman 2022-23 on June 20, 2022. The online application process for the Agniveer Tradesman Recruitment began in July. The first and most important step for all candidates wanting to become Agniveers is registering online. If a candidate wants to download the notification and learn more about the Agniveer Tradesman recruitment, they can do so by visiting the official Indian Army website, which is linked in the article below.

According to the official statement, the recruited Agniveers would be released from their duties after four years. Agniveers will be paid the 'Seva Nidhi' after completing the mandatory four years. This is done with the intention of allowing Agniveers to pursue jobs in other aspects of their civilian lives. After completing their required 4-year service, around 25% of the recruited Agniveers will be entitled to enrol as regular Army personnel.

Brochure

Candidates can download the Army Group D brochure and notification from the links provided below:

Click here to view/download the official brochure.

Click here to view/download the official rally notification.

Exam Summary

Despite the protests, the Indian Army issued a recruiting notice for Agniveer Tradesman 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 want to serve their country can apply for the Agniveer Tradesman position through the official website's application form. Continue reading to learn about the eligibility criteria, schedule, and application process.

Recruitment Organisation Indian Army
Post Name
  • General Duty
  • Agniveer Technical
  • Agniveer Technical (Aviation/Ammunition Examiner)
  • Agniveer Clerk
  • Store Keeper Technical
  • Agniveer Tradesman Class 10 Pass & 8th Pass
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
  1. Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
  2. Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  3. Medical Test
  4. Written Test

Official Website Link

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

Number of Posts/Vacancies

25000

Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

Selection Process

Candidates must follow the steps outlined below in order to be selected as Agniveers in the Indian Army.

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

Stages of Exam

Candidates taking the Agniveer Tradesman test must complete the phases outlined 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 held at the designated location for medically fit candidates.
  • The date, time, and location of the CEE will be announced at the rally site and later by admit cards.
  • The CEE admission card will be distributed at the protest location.
  • The CEE admission card for medically fit candidates will be issued after the concerned specialist at the MH issues a medically fit certificate.

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

In the Indian Army Agniveer Tradesman CEE, each correct answer will be rewarded 4 marks (depending on the role applied for), whilst each erroneous response will be penalised 14th of the permitted marks, i.e., 0.5 marks. There are, however, no deductions for unanswered questions.

Bonus Marks in CEE

No. Category Agniveer
Tradesman
Max Marks 200
(a) SOS/SOEX/SOWW/SOW,
Adoption done during the lifetime of a soldier (one son only)
20 marks
(b)

Sportsmen

1. Represented India at the International level

20 marks

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

15 marks

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

10 marks

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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 ie., '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:

i. One-year course from ITI
ii. Two-year course from ITI
iii. Diploma holder

 
(i)

A. 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).
B. 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).


Number of Questions Subject-wise

Indian Army CEE Pattern (Tradesman 10th Pass)

  • Pass Marks: 32
  • Mark Scheme: 2 marks for each correct answer

Negative Marks: 0.5 marks for each wrong answer

Subjects No. of Questions Max. Marks
General Knowledge 15 30
General Science 15 30
Maths 15 30
Logical Reasoning 05 10
Total 50 100


Click here to view/download the syllabus for Tradesman (10th Pass).

Exam pattern details - Total time

The written exam CEE would last 1.5 hours or 90 minutes.

Exam Calendar

The last registration date for Agneepath 2022 is August 3, 2022. Candidates can apply for various posts such as Agniveer (General Duty), Agniveer (Technical), Agniveer (Store Keeper/Clerk), Agniveer (Tradesman 10th pass) and Agniveer (Tradesman 8th pass).

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 Tradesman 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 Tradesman 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 Tradesman 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 Tradesman Syllabus for General Science

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


Click here to view/download the syllabus for Tradesman (10th Pass).

Important Dates

About Exam

Exam Notification Date

On June 20, 2022, the Indian Army's selection through the Agneepath programme was announced.


Application Form Filling - Start & End Date

The Agniveer Tradesman applications for the applicants are open from July 3 to August 3, 2022.

Admit Card Date

A week before the rally, candidates will receive their rally tickets. Candidates who have not received their entrance card four days before the rally can contact the Army Recruiting Office 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 CEE results will be published 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

How to apply

Step 1: Go to the Indian Army's official website.

Step 2: Go to the Agneepath Scheme 2022 registration page.

Step 3: Register and begin applying by filling out the necessary information.

Step 4: Upload the required documentation (complete list given below).

Step 5: Pay any applicable fees.

Step 6: Double-check the information supplied. Press the submit button.

Step 7: Save a copy of the completed application shown. Make a copy for yourself for future reference.


Documents Required during Application

We have included a list of crucial documents that must be submitted at the time of application.

  • Matric Certificate - The following information shall be filled out completely according to the matric certificate.
    1. Date of Birth
    2. Candidate Name
    3. Father Name
    4. Mother Name
    5. Date of Birth
    6. Education Board awarded Matric Certificate number
  • Scanned passport-size photo of the candidate in.jpg format, with a file size of 10 to 20 Kb.
  • 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 permissible 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 in.jpg format, with a file size of 5 to 10 Kb.
  • A detailed mark sheet from Class 10 and other higher qualifications must be filled out in the online application form per the qualifying 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 in original with two attested photocopies to the rally site:-

  • Admit Card: Admit card printed on a good quality printer. Do not shrink the size.
  • Photograph: Twenty (20) copies of unattested Passport size colour photographs in white background not more than three months old from the date of application. Computerised/photoshopped photographs will NOT be accepted. Photographs must be with a proper haircut and clean 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 photograph issued by 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. 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. 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 Issue of Sports Certificate
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 recognised by the state sports ministry.
5. Represented a state school team in the events organised by the 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 (Technical) must be between the ages of 17 and 21.5.

For the recruiting year 2022-2023, the age bracket has been expanded to 23 years as a one-time relaxation.

Physical Standards

Candidates for the army tradesmen category will be assessed based on the qualitative standards mentioned 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 authorised tribal area 162 77 (plus 5 cm expansion 48


Relaxation In Physical Standards

The physical standards relaxation is for wards of servicemen/ex-servicemen or athletes (not both), and it is in addition to the specific physical requirements described 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
  1. Represented India at the International level
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Represented a state at the National level in Khela India Games and won any medal in an individual event or reached the sixth position in any team event
  5. Represented a district at the State level and won any medal in an individual event or reached the fourth position in any team event
  6. 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 be physically fit and mentally healthy.
  • The chest should be adequately developed, with a minimum expansion of 5 cm.
  • The candidate must have normal hearing in both ears and strong binocular vision in both eyes.
  • Candidates must be able to read 6/6 on the distant vision chart individually with each eye.
  • Candidates must have at least 14 dental points and a sufficient quantity of natural healthy gums and teeth.
  • Candidates must not have disorders such as bone deformities, hydrocele, varicocele, or piles.
  • Candidates must be able to identify the colours red and green. Colour vision should be CP-III or above.


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 various posts:

Post Name Educational Qualifications
Agniveer Tradesmen
(All Arms) 10th pass
  • Passed class 10th
  • Secured a minimum percentage of 33% in each subject in the final exams

Number of Attempts

There is no restriction on how many times a candidate may apply for the Indian Army Agniveer Tradesman position. They will be regarded as eligible for the position as long as they are not over the age restriction.

Language Proficiency

The Indian Army Agniveer Tradesman CEE is bilingual. It is conducted in both English and Hindi.

Admit Card

Admit Card

Admit Card Release Date

A week before the event, candidates will receive their rally tickets. Candidates who have not received their entrance card four days before the rally can contact the Army Recruiting Office for clarification.

Admission to the CEE, on the other hand, will be distributed during the demonstration.

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FAQs

Freaquently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Can I apply without an Aadhar number?
Ans: Yes. You can apply without having an Aadhar card. But ensure that you apply and obtain one at the earliest possible and update the required details in your application form. This will later be used to confirm your biometrics during recruitment.

Q2. If I reach the rally location one day before the stipulated date, will I be able to stay at the site?
Ans: No. You will not be allowed to enter the site earlier than the said date and time. If you arrive early, you need to arrange your accommodation.

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

Q4. Can I submit more than one application for the same post?
Ans: Submitting more than one application for the same role may lead to the cancellation of the application itself.

Q5. My parents/friends/siblings are accompanying me to the selection centre. What are the options available for their stay?
Ans: Accommodation is not catered to anyone other than the candidates as they will not be permitted to enter the selection centre.

Dos and Donts

We have provided a few dos and don’ts of the Army Group D exam below:

Dos

Before Rally

  • Begin planning 2-3 months before the rally, for a 1.6 km run and other physical checks.
  • Obtain and compile the appropriate paperwork.
  • Get your questions and concerns answered at your local Recruitment Office.
  • To minimise rejection, get any minor illnesses addressed.
  • Read and comprehend the qualifying conditions before applying for the most appropriate category.
  • Before the rally date, identify and correct any discrepancies in your documentation and ID proofs.


At Rally

  • On the day of the rally, arrive at 3 a.m. Every day at 9:30 a.m., the gates close.
  • Candidates who are discovered to be using unfair means will be disqualified, and action will be taken.
  • At any step of the recruiting process, an FIR will be filed against candidates who use unfair techniques.
  • Candidates will not be permitted to leave the rally location after they have entered. As a result, bring water and snacks as needed during the day.
  • Except for Sikh candidates, all candidates must be shaven and have crew haircuts.
  • Carry your immunisation certificate and follow COVID requirements.


After Rally

  • If you are discovered to be unsuitable, report on time and undergo a medical examination (Permanent Unfit Cases have 21 days, and Temporary Unfit Cases get 42 days).
  • Examine the syllabus and prepare well 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 documentation and report to training centres by the deadline.


Don'ts

Before Rally

  • Bring no invalid or forged documents to the demonstration.
  • Do not approach anyone (tout) other than Recruiting Office workers for clarification on the recruitment process or outcomes.
  • Do not attend the demonstration if you have any significant diseases or injuries or if you have recently operated wounds that have not yet healed.
  • Pay no heed to anyone who claims to be able to assist you in getting into the Indian Army.


During Rally

  • Do not interact with strangers or touts. The Indian Army's recruitment process is completely open.
  • Do not participate on a day that has not been designated for your area or trade.
  • Carry no cell phones or other expensive personal possessions to the rally location.
  • Do not dispute or fight with other candidates or the recruitment personnel.
  • Please do not leave litter at the rally location, both inside and outside.
  • Do not participate in actions 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 rail 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 missing during the outcome announcement. The results will not be shared with anybody 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 applicants selected in the first batch in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy would 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 applicants chosen in the first batch in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy would 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

The wage package for Agniveer applicants selected in the first batch in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy would be Rs. 36,500 per month, with Rs. 10,950 deducted as a contribution to 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 applicants selected in the first batch in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy would 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. 40,000 per month
In-Hand Salary (70%) Rs. 28,000 per month
Contribution to Agniveer Corpus Fund (30%) Rs. 12,000 per month
Contribution to corpus fund by GoI (30%) Rs. 12,000 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 monthly in a corpus that the GOI will match. Balance amount less the corpus contribution will be the in-hand component.
  • Seva Nidhi Package: On discharge after 4 years of service, the amount of Rs. 5.02 lakhs will be matched by the Government of India, and a total of Rs. 10.04 lakhs along with an accrued interest will be paid to the Agniveers soldiers. The Seva Nidhi is exempted from Income Tax.
    1. In the case of Agniveers who are subsequently selected for enrolment in the Indian Army as a regular cadre, the Seva Nidhi package will comprise only the individual’s contribution with the accrued interest.
    2. In the case of Agniveers quitting service before the end of the engagement period, the individual's Seva Nidhi package will be paid with the applicable interest. In such cases, there will be no government contribution.
  • Payment Modality - Seva Nidhi Package: There are two options to receive the Seva Nidhi, with an aim to provide loans for self-employment/ entrepreneurship through a bank Guarantee as also to meet immediate/ incidental expenses on exit. Firm details will be promulgated separately.
  • Allowances: The Agniveer pay is a composite salary package and is not eligible for any Dearness Allowance or Military Service Pay. Agniveers will get Risk & Hardship, Ration, Dress and Travel allowances from time to time.
  • 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 term of their engagement. They do not qualify for Army Group Insurance Fund (AGIF) schemes or benefits.

Availing of Leave

Grant of leave is subject to exigencies of the service. The below-listed leaves may be applicable 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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