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Tuesday, 14 June 2022

Indian Air Force (IAF) Agneepath Scheme Recruitment 2022: Agniveer Vayu Application Form

Indian Air Force (IAF) Agneepath Scheme Recruitment 2022: Agniveer Vayu Application Form

IAF Agneepath Recruitment 2022


Indian Air Force (IAF) has released a notification for various posts under Agneepath Scheme. As per the notice, recruitment rallies shall be conducted at recognized technical institutes such as Industrial Training Institutes, NSQF etc. Indian Air Force will start the online applications for Agneepath Scheme as Agniveer Vayu under Intake 01/2022 from 24 June 2022 to 5 July 2022 on agnipathvayu.cdac.in. The selection test is scheduled to be held from 24 July 2022 onwards. However, the recruiting body has yet not released the vacancy details.

IAF Agneepath Scheme Job details

Name of posts: Agniveervayu

IAF Agneepath Scheme Eligibility Criteria 2022:

IAF Agneepath Scheme Educational Qualification

Science Subjects: Candidates should have passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English from an Education Board listed as COBSE member with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English. OR Passed Three years Diploma Course in Engineering (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Automobile/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation Technology/ Information Technology) from a Government recognized Polytechnic institute with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in diploma course (or in Intermediate/Matriculation, if English is not a subject in Diploma Course). OR Passed Two years Vocational Course with non-vocational subject viz. Physics and Maths from State Education Boards/Councils which are listed in COBSE with 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English in vocational course 

 from ballooning further. Currently, the pensions claim almost a quarter of the defence budget, which has lead to a decrease in spending on modernisation of the armed forces.



આ યોજના વિશે વિગતવાર માહિતી વાંચવા માટે અહીં ક્લિક કરો

"The share of pension in the defence budget increased from 19% in 2012-13 to 26% in 2019-20. It has since fallen to 23% in 2021-22 and 2022-23. In the budget for 2022-23, the expenditure on defence pension is estimated to be Rs 1,19,696 crore which is 2% higher than the revised estimate of Rs 1,16,878 crore in 2021-22," a recent PRS Legislative Research report says.

Subjects examination (on the basis of Intermediate / 10+2) are also eligible for Other than Science subjects examination and would be given an option of appearing in both Science and Other than Science subjects examination in one sitting while filling up the online registration form.

Note - 2: Education Boards listed in Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) website as members, as on date of registration shall only be considered.

Note - 3: Exact aggregate Percentage of marks before decimal as written in the marks sheet of 10+2 / Intermediate/Equivalent Examination/Three years Diploma Course/Two years Vocational Course OR calculated as per the rules of concerned Education Board/Polytechnic Institute shall only be considered (For example 49.99% should be taken as 49% and not to be rounded off to 50%).

IAF Agneepath Scheme 2022 Age Limit

Candidate born between 29 December 1999 and 29 June 2005 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply.

In case, a candidate clears all the stages of the Selection Procedure, then the upper age limit as on date of enrolment is 23 years.

IAF Agneepath Scheme 2022 Application Fee

Examination fee of Rs.250/- is to be paid by the candidate while registering for the online examination. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards/ Credit Cards/Internet Banking through payment gateway. The examination fee can also be paid by Challan payment at any Axis Bank Branch.

IAF Agneepath Scheme 2022 Selection Process

The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of:

Phase - I Online Test: Online test will be objective type and questions will be bilingual (English & Hindi) except for English paper. Online test for candidates opting for both Science subjects and other than Science subjects shall be conducted in one sitting, on the same system.

However, some of these proposals may see changes as the scheme was given final touches in the last few weeks, sources have told PTI.

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Currently, the army recruits officers under the short service commission for an initial tenure of 10 years which is extendable up to 14 years.

Under the new scheme, people to be recruited under the ToD for three years and beyond will be eligible to be deployed as combatants in key forward locations and there will be no restrictions in their roles.

The proposal, which has been part of broad reforms envisaged for the forces, has been deliberated upon extensively in the last two years.

Union defence minister Rajnath Singh and the three service chiefs on Tuesday introduced the short-term defence recruitment policy called Agnipath at a press conference.  “The Cabinet Committee on Security has taken a historic decision today to approve the transformative scheme of 'Agnipath'. Under this, Indian youth would be granted an opportunity to get inducted into the Armed services,” the defence minister said.

Army chief General Manoj Pande, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari and Navy chief Admiral R. Hari Kumar were present during the announcement of the defence recruitment scheme. 

“Under the 'Agnipath' scheme, efforts are to create a youthful profile of the Armed forces. It would help to train them for new technologies & also improve their health levels. This scheme will increase employment opportunities with new skills in different sectors,” the minister added. 

into the armed forces today (14 June), reports say.

“The recruitment model is based on all-India merit-based selection process. We are looking at the best to serve the armed forces between the ages of 17.5 to 21 years. Once selected, ‘Agniveers’ will serve for 4 years with us,” Lt Gen Anil Puri, Additional Secretary, Dept of Military Affairs, said.

under this scheme. The qualification criteria for soldiers is likely to remain the same as before.

The 'Agniveer' soldiers would be paid a startin

Some of the salient features of the ‘Agnipath’ defence recruitment scheme are as follows

1. The recruitments under Agnipath scheme will be open to men and women progressively based on service requirements. The applicants between the age of 17 and a half and 21 years will be eligible under the scheme.

2. The medical and physical fitness requirements will be as per existing norms.    Those candidates having passed their 10th and 12th examinations will be considered eligible as per armed forces.


8. For supreme sacrifice in the line of duty during the tenure, a non-contributary insurance cover kept for each ‘Agniveer’ worth ₹1 crore plus full pay for the unserved period. 

9. In case an ‘Agniveer’ gets disabled during the tenure, there will be full payment for the unserved portion as well as Seva Nidhi package with full interest. Besides this, the scheme has provision for ₹44 lakh based on percentage of disability. 

10. The first rally of ‘Agniveers' will begin 90 days from today

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