Agnipath Scheme 2022 : Latest Update

AGNIPATH

Agneepath Scheme for defence Recruitment:

Government announced Agnipath scheme for Indian youth between 17.5 to 23 years to serve armed forces on 14 June 2022 as AGNIVEER. The government has announced to recruit about 46000 Agniveers this year. Indian navy recruitment, indian airforce recuitment, indian army recruitment will be done under this scheme for Non commissioned officer.

The scheme will not only empower, discipline & skill youth with military ethos in civil society but also improve battle preparedness suited to the changing dynamics. However, With the announcement of this Agnipath Scheme,

In Addition, the youths will serve their nation for 4 years.

Under this article, we will provide information on all those major features, academic qualifications, age limit, allowances and other extra benefits.

What is Agniveer?

Agniveer are proud of nation. The youth chosen below the Agneepath scheme will likely be categorised as Agniveers. Agniveers will likely be provided a chance to use for everlasting enrolment within the Armed Forces after a interval of 4 years.

Youth between 17.5 to 23 years can apply for Agniveer.

What’s Agneepath Scheme?

AGNIPATH Scheme in the Indian Armed Forces is a scheme wherein selected
candidates will be enrolled as Agniveers for four years period.

On completion of the four year period, Agniveers will go to the society as disciplined,
dynamic, motivated and skilled work force for employment in other sectors to pursue
their career in job of their choice.

Based on organisational requirement and policies promulgated by the Armed Forces,
Agniveers after completing their engagement period, will be offered an opportunity
to apply for enrolment in the permanent cadre. Of these upto 25% of Agniveers
will be selected to be enrolled in the Armed Forces as a regular cadre.

The scheme provides an avenue to Indian youth, desirous of serving the country to
get recruited in the Armed Forces for a short duration.

The scheme enhances the youth profile of the Armed Forces.

Agneepath is a new scheme introduced by Indian government for recruitment of soldiers below the rank of commissioned officers into the three services of the armed forces on 14 June 2022.

On completion of the four-year service, Seventy five percent Aginveers will complete service period.

Agniveer can do different jobs and government will give incentive to him by priorty in government services.

In addition, They will also get a financial package of about Rs 12 lakh each.

Detail about Agniveer Scheme

Name of the SchemeAgneepath Recruitment 2022
Area of ServiceIndian Army, Indian Nevy, Indian Airforce
Time Period4 Years
Age Limit17.5- 21 Years
Indian Army Official Websitehttps://joinindianarmy.nic.in
Indian Nevy Official Websitehttps://www.indiannavy.nic.in
Indian Air Force Official Websitehttps://indianairforce.nic.in

Agneepath Scheme motive

Firstly,To enhance youthful profile of the Armed Forces so that they are at their fighting
best at all times with increased risk taking ability.

Secondly, To attract young talent from the society to effectively exploit, adopt and use
emerging modern technologies with enhanced technical thresholds of intake while
leveraging Technical Institutions of the country.

Thirdly, this scheme will provide an opportunity to the youth who may be keen to serve the Nation
in uniform albeit for a short period.

In last, To provide abilities and qualities such as discipline, dynamism, motivation and
work skills so that the youth remains an asset. Nation-building through empowered, disciplined & skilled youth with military ethos in civil society.

Financial Benefit under AGNIPATH Scheme

YearsMonthly PackageIn Hand30 % Agniveer Corpus Fund
First30,00021,0009,000
Second33,00023,1009,900
Third36,50025,58010,950
Fourth40,00028,00012,000
 After 4 year Agniveer will get 11.71 Lakh as Seva Nidhi Package  
Package detail of Agniveer

Composite Annual Package

1st year package in hand 3.60 lakh

2nd year package in hand 3.60 lakh


3rd year package in hand 4.38 lakh

4th year package in hand 4.80 lakh.

Allowances

Risk & Hardship, Ration, Dress, Travel allowances as applicable.

Seva Nidhi

30% of monthly emoluments to be contributed by individuals.
Equal amount matched & contributed by the Government.

Corpus of approx Rs. 11.71 Lacs after four years, exempted from Income Tax.

Death Compensation

Non-contributory life insurance cover of Rs. 48 Lakhs.
Additional Ex Gratia of Rs. 44 Lakhs for death attributable to service.

Pay for unserved portion upto four years including ‘Seva Nidhi’ component.


Disability Compensation

Compensation based on % disability laid down by medical authorities.

One time ex-gratia of Rs. 44 / 25/ 15 Lakhs for 100% / 75% / 50% disability, respectively,

On Completion

‘Seva Nidhi’ package on completion of four years.

Skill Gained Certificate.

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Agnipath Scheme FAQ-

Q. Can the Agniveers opt for enrolment in the Permanent Cadre?

Ans- Based on organisational requirement and policies promulgated by the Armed Forces, all
Agniveers after completing their engagement period, willbe offered an opportunity to
apply for enrolment in the permanent cadre.

These applications will be considered by a centralised transparent rigorous screening system which would be based on merit and
will be based on performance during service. Up to 25% of the Engineers would be
selected for enrolment in the permanent Cadre as per the existing Terms and Conditions.
In addition, selection of Agniveers for further enrolment into the Armed Forces will be the exclusive
jurisdiction of the Government through laid down policies

Q. Is the Agnipath scheme likely to be open to women?

Ans: It is envisaged that in future women will be inducted in a progressive manner forjoining
the Armed Forces under the Agniveer Scheme.

Q. Can the Agniveers opt for enrolment in the Regular Cadre?

Based on organisational requirement and policies promulgated by the Armed Forces, all
Agniveers after completing their engagement period, Those will be offere an opportunity to
apply for enrolment in the Regular Cadre. These applications will be consider by a
centralised transparent rigorous screening system which would be based on merit and
demonstrated performance during service.

Upto 25% of the Aginveers would be selected for enrolment in the Regular Cadre as per the existing Terms and Conditions.
Selection of Agniveers for further enrolment into the Armed Forces will be the exclusive
jurisdiction of the Government through laid down policies.

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