Agneepath Recruitment 2022: Indian army's Agnipath recruitment scheme

Agnipath Recruitment scheme was launched by the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today 

The Agnipath recruitment scheme is a transformative initiative that will provide a youthful profile to the armed forces.

AGNIPATH Scheme: What is it

agnipath or agneepat is a recruitment scheme for the Indian youth who wish to join the Armed Forces. The entry would be done for a period of 4 years initially.  

During these 4 years, the recruits would be trained by the armed forces in the skills required. Recruits hired under the scheme would be called Agniveers. 

A total of 46000 soldiers would be recruited every year. Of these, about 25% would be retained for an additional tenure of 15 years for permanent commission. 

The others would be allowed to leave and given a Seva Nidhi – a corpus of one time amount of Rs. 11.71 lakh plus interest.  

How to join, Age limit for Agniveers, Educational Qualification and more

– Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 25. – A recognised board must certify them. – A minimum of 50 percentage points in 10+2 is required.

Agniveers – a younger, skilled and technologically advanced force

With Agniveers churning out every four years, the Indian forces are set to get much younger and ‘technologically savvy’.

With Agniveers The aim is to recruit ‘young talent from the society who are more in tune with contemporary technological trends and plough back skilled, disciplined and motivated manpower into the society.’ out every four years, the Indian forces are set to get much younger and ‘technologically savvy’.