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Agneepath Scheme

Updated: Jun 20, 2022

The central government has introduced the Agneepath Scheme, in which young people in the army can serve only four years.


  • Under this scheme, 45,000 to 50,000 youths are to be selected as Agni warriors once a year.

  • Young people who want to serve in the Indian Armed Forces can apply for this program.

  • The selected candidates will be recruited in the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force.

Agneepath Scheme Purpose:

  • Strengthening the security sector

  • Making way for young people to serve in the military

Job Description:

  • 6 months training

  • 3.5 years of work

  • You will also be offered the opportunity to work extra years after the work period.

Agneepath Scheme Eligibility:


Must have passed 10th and 12th class. The soldiers recruited under this scheme are called Agni soldiers.

Age Limit: (Agneepath Scheme) 17 1/2 years to 21 year old can apply

Those who complete six months of training as firefighters will have the opportunity to serve four years in the Infantry, Air Force, and Navy.


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Agneepath Scheme Salary:

All the information about the salary of Agni soldiers can be found below.

  • 30,000 for the first year

  • 33,000 for the second year

  • 36,500 for the third year

  • 40,000 for the fourth year.


Must pass the physical fitness test prescribed by the IAF.

Agneepath Scheme Benefits:

  • The Central Government will deduct 30% of the salary of the youth as a service fund package and pay the same amount into their account

  • At the end of the fourth year, the amount will be around Rs. 10,40,000. Rs. 11,73,000 will be paid along with interest.

  • In case of death of the youth while on duty, the sum insured will be Rs. 44 lakhs. In addition, military assistance of Rs 48 lakh will be provided.

  • The Army will recruit 25% of the best performing soldiers for four years of regular service.

  • Young people who want to continue further service can reapply.

  • Skill development trainings will be provided during the mission.

  • After four years, you can get a job in a federal government department.

  • They will be given priority in getting bank loans.

  • It has been announced that the first recruitment camp for this project will start in 90 days.

Agneepath Scheme How to Apply?

  • Click on, the official website of the Indian Army.

  • Select Agneepath Scheme 2022.

  • Fill in all the questions asked in the APPLICATION FORM.

  • Attach all documents requested.

  • Pay the application fee.

  • SUBMIT the form

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