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Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment 2024: Salary 21000, 10th Pass, 25000+ Vacancies 

Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment 2024: Salary 21000, 10th Pass, 25000+ Vacancies

Agniveer Recruitment 2024: The Indian Army will tentatively release the notification for Agniveer 2024 in the last week of January 2024. Check all the information about the recruitment process, eligibility criteria, number of vacancies and more.

Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment 2024: The Indian Army will release the notification for Agniveer Recruitment 2024 in the last week of January 2024.

The Indian Army selects the Agniveers through the Agnipath Scheme. This scheme provides a golden opportunity for India’s youth to experience Army life without having to make a long-term commitment. The selected Agniveer will work in the Indian Army for four years.It is expected that the Indian Army will fill more than 25000 vacancies of Agniveers for various posts. In this article, we will discuss all the important information on the upcoming India Army Agniveer notification 2024.

Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment 2024: Overview

The candidates, who join through the Agnipath scheme will get Rs 21,000 in-hand salary during the first year of service, which will increase yearly. Apart from the salary they will get Rs. 10,04,000 “Seva Nidhi” package at the time of exit after four years. After successfully completing four years of service 25% of Agniveers will get permanent service based on organizational requirements. Here is some basic information about the Agniveer scheme given in the table below.

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Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment 2024: Overview
Name of Scheme
Conducted by
Indian Army
Recruitment Level
Pan India
4 Years
  • General Duty
  • Technical
  • Clerk/Store Keeper
  • Tradesmen
Expected Number of Vacancies
More than 25000
Selection Process
  • Written Test
  • Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
  • Physical Measurement
  • Medical Test

Agniveer Age Limit and Marital Status

All the candidates aged between 17.5 years to 21 years are eligible to apply for the Indian Army Agniveer.

Only unmarried male and female candidates will be eligible for enrolment as Agniveer and they shall undertake not to marry during the defined engagement period of four years.

Agniveer Education Qualifications

The education qualification of the agniveer depends on the category for which they are applying. Refer to the table given below for detailed information about categories-wise educational qualifications:

Education Qualification
Agniveer(General Duty)
  • Class 10th /Matric pass with 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject. For boards following the grading system, min of ‘D’ grade (33% – 40%) in individual subjects or grades with 33% in individual subjects and an overall aggregate of ‘C2’ grade or equivalent corresponding to 45% in aggregate.
  • Candidates with valid Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) Driving License will be given preference for Driver requirements.
Agniveer (Technical)
10+2/lntermediate Exam Pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in each subject.
10+2/lntermediate exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths & English from any recognized State Education Board or Central Education Board to incl NIOS and lTl course of min one yr in required field with NSQF level 4 or above.
Agniveer (Clerk/Store Keeper Technical)
10+2/Intermediate Exam Pass in any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science) with 60% marks in aggregate and a minimum 50% in each subject. Securing 50% in English and Maths/Accounts/Bookkeeping in class Xll is mandatory.
Agniveer (Tradesmen) 10th pass
Class 10th simple pass. No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored 33% in each subject.
Agniveer (Tradesmen) 8th pass
Class 8th simple pass. No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored 33% in each subject.

Indian Army Agniveer Physical Standards

The Candidates must be physically fit to join the Indian Army. Here we list down some physical standards that a candidate needs to meet.

Height (In Cms)
Chest (In Cms)
Agniveer(General Duty)
Agniveer (Technical)
Agniveer (Clerk/Store Keeper Technical)
Agniveer (Tradesmen)

The weight of the candidate should be as per the medical policy for the given height. The chest expansion should be at least 05 cm for all candidates.

Physical Standards for Special Category

Height (In Cms)
Ladaki, Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indian
Candidates from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including Minicoy
(i) Settlers
(ii) Locals
(i) 165
(ii) 155
Tribals of Recognized Tribal Areas
The Brigade of Guards, Corps of Military Police
Clk (GD)/SKT

Selection Process of Army Agniveer

The Indian Army Agniveer selection process consists of two stages. Stage 1 will be an online written test and Stage 2 will be a recruitment rally. The details of both stages are given below:

Stage 1: Computer-Based Test

In Stage 1, a computer-based Common Entrance Exam (CEE) will be conducted nationwide. For this, the Indian Army issues the admit card and each candidate needs to report to the exam centre mentioned in the admit card.

Stage 2: Recruitment Rally

Proportionate to the vacancies available candidates would be shortlisted for the recruitment rally. They have to report on the stipulated date and time for phase II at the designated Recruitment Rally venue.

Physical Fitness Test

The candidates should be physically fit to join the Indian Army. To ensure this they conduct a physical fitness test which consists of the following parameters.

1.6 Km Running
Beam (Pull Ups)
9 Feet Ditch
Zig-Zag Balance
Pull Ups
Group 1
Up to 5 Min 30 Secs
Need to Qualify
Need to Qualify
Group 2
5 Min 31 Secs to 5 Min 45 Secs

Candidates appearing for Agniveer (Technical) and Agniveer (Clerk/Store Keeper Technical) only need to qualify in all tests.

Physical Measurement Test

The candidates who clear the PFT will go for a Physical Measurement Test (PMT). Physical measurement will be carried out as per the Physical standards mentioned above. The PMT will be conducted at the rally site.

Medical Examination

The Medical examination of candidates who qualify in PFT and PMT will be conducted by the Army Medical Team at the Rally site as per Army Medical standards and policy in vogue on the subject issue.

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