Indian Army Recruitment 2022
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. ALL CANDIDATES TO LOG INTO JOIN
INDIAN ARMY WEBSITE (JOININDIANARMY.NIC.IN). REGISTRATION WILL BE OPENED
FROM JUL 2022 ONWARDS BY RESPECTIVE AROs FOR AGNIVEER GENERAL
DUTY, AGNIVEER TECHNICAL, AGNIVEER TECHNICAL (AVIATION/AMMUNITION
EXAMINER), AGNIVEER CLERK/ STORE KEEPER TECHNICAL, AGNIVEER
TRADESMAN 10TH PASS AND AGNIVEER TRADESMAN 8TH PASS AS PER THE ARO
1. The salient aspects of terms and conditions of service for persons enrolled through the
Agnipath Scheme for service in the IA are mentioned in the succeeding paragraphs.
2. Terms and Conditions.
(i) Candidates will be enrolled under Army Act 1950 for a service duration of
four (04) years including the training period.
(ii) Agniveers so enrolled will be subject to Army Act, 1950 and will be liable
to go wherever ordered, by land, sea or air.
(iii) Agniveers enrolled under the scheme, will not be eligible for any kind of
Pension or Gratuity.
(i) Service of Agniveers will commence from the date of enrolment.
(ii) Agniveers would form a distinct rank in the IA, different from any other
(iii) Leave, Uniform, Pay & Allowances during the service period of four years
will be governed by orders and instructions in respect of such individuals issued
by the Government of India (GoI) from time to time.
(iv) Agniveeers will be liable to be assigned any duty in organisational
interest, as decided from time to time.
(v) Personnel enrolled through Agniveers Scheme, will be required to
undergo periodical medical check-ups and physical/ written/ field tests as
governed by orders issued. The performance so demonstrated would be
considered for subsequent offer for enrolment in the Regular Cadre.
(vi) Agniveers can be posted to any regiment/unit and can be further
transferred in organisational interest.
(i) All Agniveers will be discharged on completion of four years of service.
(ii) On discharge after completion of four years, Agniveers will be paid a
‘Seva Nidhi’ package to enable them to return to the society for pursuing
employment in other sectors.
(iii) Agniveers will not be eligible for any kind of pension or gratuity, neither
will they be eligible for Ex Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS),
Canteen Stores Department (CSD) facilities, Ex Serviceman status and other
(iv) Agniveers will be barred from disclosing classified information gained
during service to any unauthorised person or source under Official Secrets Act,
(d) Enrolment for Regular Cadre.
(i) Based on organizational requirements and policies promulgated
Agniveers who are completing their engagement period in each batch will be
offered an opportunity to apply for enrolment in the regular cadre of IA. These
applications will be considered in a centralised manner by the army based on an
objective criteria including performance during their engagement period and not
more than 25% of each specific batch of Agniveers will be enrolled in regular
cadre of the IA, post completion of their four years engagement period.
(ii) Agniveers so enrolled as regular cadre would be required to serve for a
further engagement period of 15 years and will be governed by terms and
conditions of service (of Junior Commissioned Officers/Other Ranks in IA)
currently in vogue (as amended from time to time). Agniveers will not have any
right to be selected. Selection will be exclusive jurisdiction of the IA.
(iii) With introduction of this Scheme, the enrolment of Soldiers in the regular
cadre of IA, except technical cadres of Medical Branch, will be available only to
those personnel who have completed their engagement period as Agniveer.