Agneepath Recruitment 2024

Agneepath Scheme is an Indian Armed Forces recruitment scheme for candidates interested in serving the nation in tri-services i.e., Indian Army, Indian Airforce, and Indian Navy. This is short service-based recruitment in which candidates can serve the army for 4 years and then will be laid off with a lot of retirement benefits.

The individuals who will be selected for the Agneepath Scheme will be called Agneevers, the job profile of these individuals will be of General Duty & Tradesman. Agneevers is a separate rank in the Indian Armed Forces and does not in any way replace normal recruitment i.e. Indian Army, Navy, and Airforce will carry on with their recruitment rallies and examinations separately.

Agneevers are just additional support and the administrative division’s sole purpose is to look after non-combatant tasks within the Armed Forces. Various State Governments and Central governments have released additional social net or post-retirement benefits for these candidates in terms of jobs, money, education, etc.

In this article, we will discuss Agneepath Recruitment Scheme 2024 Notification, Dates, Examination, Syllabus and Exam Pattern.

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Agneepath Recruitment 2023

Agneepath Indian Army 2024 Dates

Notification release2024 – 2025
Registrations openTBA
Last date to applyTBA
Written Exam (Online)TBA

There will be two phases of Indian Army recruitment. First phase will be Online Computer Based Written Examination (Online CEE) and second phase will be Recruitment Rally.

Agneepath Schem Recruiting Zones/Offices

Following Army Recruitment Offices/ Zones conduct the applications:

  • Bracnh Recruiting Office, (Ganjam), Gopalpur Cantt, Golabandha -761 052
  • Branch Recruiting Office, 23 Kalpi Road , Morar, Gwalior, (MP)-474 006
  • Branch Recruiting Office, 27, The Mail, Patiala-147 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, 4, Bakery Road , Mhow, (MP)-453 441
  • Branch Recruiting Office, 41, Dass Road , Ferozpur Cantt-152 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, 65, Taj Road , Agra Cantt. (UP) – 282001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, 82/109, RSU Campus, Raipur (Chattisgarh)-492 010
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Ahmedabad-380 003
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Almora (Uttranchal) – 263601
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Alwar (Raj)-301 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Amethi, Distt – Sultanpur – 227405
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Amritsar Cantt – 143 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Colaba, Mumbai-400 005
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Cuttack-753 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Fort Belgaum, Belgaum-590 016
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Fort Road Bareilly (UP) – 243001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Garuda Lines, Trichy-620 001 (TN)
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Jammu-185 005
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Jamnagar-361 008
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Jhunjhunu (Raj)-333 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Jodhpur (Raj)-342 006
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Jorhat – 785001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Kolhapur-416 004
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Kota (Raj)-324 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Kulur Post, Mangalore-575 013
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Lansdowne (Uttranchal) – 246155
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Ludhiana-141 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Meerut Cantt. (UP)
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Military Camp, Katihar-854 105
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Muzaffarpur-842 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Nagpur-440 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Narangi (Guwahati) – 780027
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Old Sectt, Bhopal-462 001
  • Branch Recruiting Office, P-1951, Dhanipali, Sambalpur-768 004
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Paharpur Gaya-823 005
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Pithoragarh (Uttranchal) – 262520
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Ranchi (Jharkhand)-834 001.
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Rangapahar, Dimapur, Nagaland – 797112
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Secunderabad-500 015 (AP)
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Sillchar Cantt., PO Auranchal Pradesh – 788025
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Srinagar
  • Branch Recruiting Office, T/39, Assey Lines, Aurangabad-431 002
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Thirumala Post, Trivandrum-695 006
  • Branch Recruiting Office, Varanasi Cantt., – 221002
  • Branch Recruiting Office, West Hill Barracks, Calicut-673 005
  • BRO Aizawl C/O 806 FPO C/O 99 APO
  • BRO Behrampore C/O BRO Kanchrapara P.O. Kampa Distt 24 Pargana West Bengal
  • BRO Charkhi Dadri, Haryana
  • BRO Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • BRO Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh
  • BRO Hissar, Haryana
  • BRO Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
  • BRO Palampur, Himachal Pradesh
  • BRO Rohtak
  • BRO Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
  • BRO, Kanchrapara, PO :Kampa, Distt-24 Paragnas(North)-743193 (WB)
  • BRO, Seveke Road Camp, PO :Salugara, Siliguri, Distt-Jalpaiguri, PIN-734318
  • HQ Rtg Zone, 1 Gokhale Road, Calcutta-700 020
  • HQ Rtg Zone, 148, Field Marshal KM Kariappa Road, Bangalore-560025
  • HQ Rtg Zone, 236 Mahatma Gandhi Road , Lucknow Cantt. – 226002
  • HQ Rtg Zone, 3, Rajendra Singhji Road, Pune-411 001
  • HQ Rtg Zone, Chandrasekhar Marg, Ambala Cantt-133 001
  • HQ Rtg Zone, Danapur, Cantt-801 503
  • HQ Rtg Zone, Fort Saint George, Chennai-600 009
  • HQ Rtg Zone, Jalandhar Cantt – 144 005
  • HQ Rtg Zone, Post Box No. 35, P.O:Shasthri Nagar, Jaipur-302 016
  • HQ Rtg Zone, Shillong – 788025
  • HQ Rtg Zone, T-23, Ridge Road, Jabalpur-482 001 (MP)

Agneepath Rally 2024 Last Date

Indian Army has released various Posts under the Agniveer scheme. The last date to apply is 15 March 2024. Candidates can see the latest posts and notifications at

Benefits of the Agneepath Scheme 2024

The following are the benefits of the Agneepath Scheme, which can make this scheme very attractive for the youth-

Post-Discharged Opportunities

  • The Agneever Jawan who will be discharged from the army will be given ample opportunity to stay in the Armed forces as at least 25% of the Agneever Jawans will be abstracted back into the army.
  • The rest 75% of Jawans can apply for the various examination for Government jobs at both the State level and Central Level and can enjoy a 10% reservation for them
  • After being discharged, the Agneevers get a lump sum amount of Rs.11 Lakhs which he/she can use for starting a business, investment, etc.
  • The Agneevers also complete their education while being deployed in the Indian Armed Forces
  • If the Agneever, while on duty dies suddenly then an insurance coverage of up to Rs.48 Lakhs will be provided to the family of the soldiers
  • If the Jawan has become disabled due to the nature of the job then One-time ex-gratia Rs. 44/25/15 Lakhs based on % of disability (100/75/50) will be provided

Agneepath scheme Salary Offered

The following are the salary offered to the selected individuals under the Agneepath Scheme

YearCustomized salary packageIn hand SalaryAgniveer contribution to the corpusGOI contribution to the Corpus fund
1st Year300002100090009000
2nd Year330002310099009900
3rd Year36500255801095010950
4th Year40000280001200012000
Total contribution to Seva Nidhi by Agniveers and GOI5.02 Lakh5.02 Lakh

Agneepath scheme eligibility 2024

The following are the eligibility criteria for participating in the Agneepath Recruitment drive-

Agniveer (General Duty) (All Arms)

  • The age criteria for Agniveers for General Duty is 17.5 to 23 years of age
  • The applicant is required to have passed Class 10th with 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject.

Note : Candidates with valid Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) Driving License will be given preference for Driver requirements.

Agniveer (Tech) and Agniveer Tech (Avn & Anm Examiner)

  • The age criteria for Agniveers for General Duty is 17.5 to 23 years of age
  • The applicant is required to have passed Class 12th with Science with physics, chemistry, maths, and English with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in each subject or
  • 10+2 / Intermediate exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths & English from any recognized State Edn Bd or Central Edn Bd to include NIOS and ITI course of min one year in the required field with NSQF level 4 or above.
  • 10th/Matric pass with 50% in aggregate and min 40% in English, Maths and Science with 02 yrs of Tech Training from ITI or two/three yrs Diploma in following streams only :-
  • Mechanic Motor Veh
  • Mechanic Diesel
  • Electronic Mech
  • Technician Power Electronic Systems
  • Electrician
  • Fitter
  • Instrument Mechanic
  • Draughtsman (All types)
  • Surveyor
  • Geo Informatics Assistant
  • Information and Communication Technology System Maintenance
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanic Cum Operator Electric Communication System
  • Vessel Navigator
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Auto Mobile Engineering
  • Computer Science/ Computer Engineering
  • Instrumentation Technology

Agniveer clerk/storekeeper Technical (All Arms)

  • The candidate must have a 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/ Book Keeping in class XII is mandatory.
  • The minimum age required for the candidate to participate in the examination is 17 ½ – 21 Yrs

Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms)

  • The age criteria for Agniveers for General Duty is 17.5 to 23 years of age
  • The applicant is required to have passed Class 10th with 33% mandatory percentage scored in individual subjects

Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms)

  • The age criteria for Agniveers for General Duty is 17.5 to 23 years of age
  • The applicant is required to have passed Class 8th with 33% mandatory percentage scored in individual subjects

Note: Candidates who have appeared in class 10th and class 12th Board Exam and are awaiting declaration of results are also eligible to apply provided they fulfill all other eligibility

Agneepath Recruitment 2024 Age and Height and Weight Limit

The following are the physical standard required for Agneever Recruitment-

Age (Years)Minimum weight for all agesMaximum Weight Age 
Height (cm)Weight (kg)Weight (kg)Weight (kg)

Relaxation in Physical Standards

S NoCategoryHeight (Cms)Chest (Cms)Weight (Kgs)
1For Son of Servicemen (SOS) & Ex-servicemen (SOEX), War Widow (SOWW) and Widow of Servicemen / Ex-servicemen (SOW). For adopted son/Son-in-law of a war widow, if she has no son and including a legally adopted son of serving Sol/Ex-Servicemen. Adoption should have been done during the lifetime of the Servicemen/Ex-servicemen.212
2Outstanding Sportsmen (National/State & those who represented District, College/School State/University /Board Championship)235

Incentives provided to certain category candidates

Some candidates are provided with special grace marks for their academic background, which are as follows-

Sr No CategoryAgniveer GD (Total Max Marks 200)Agniveer Clk/ SKT/ Tech (Total Max Marks 200)Agniveer Tradesman (Total Max Marks 200)
(a) SOS, SOEX, SOWW, SOW, Adoption20 Marks20 Marks20 Marks
(b) Sportsmen
 (i)International level20 Marks20 Marks20 Marks
 (ii)Senior/Junior National level15 Marks15 Marks15 Marks
  (medal/position winner in an individual event or up to 8th position in the team event)
 (iii)Inter-University Championship10 Marks10 Marks10 Marks
  (medal/position winner in an individual event or up to 6th position in the team event)
 (iv)State level in Khelo India Games10 Marks10 Marks10 Marks
  (medal/position winner in an individual event or up to 6th position in the team event)
 (v)District level5 Marks5 Marks5 Marks
  (medal/position winner in an individual event or up to 4th position in the team event)
 (vi)State school team in events org by All India School Games Federation5 Marks5 Marks5 Marks
(c) NCC ‘A’ Cert5 Marks5 Marks5 Marks
(d) NCC ‘B’ Cert10 Marks10 Marks10 Marks
(e) NCC ‘C’ Cert20 Marks15 Marks15 Marks
(f) NCC ‘C’ Cert and participated in Republic Day Parade25 Marks20 Marks20 Marks
(g) Candidates for Agniveer Clk/ SKT cat with ‘O’ level (IT) Course Certificate and higher level IT Courses Certificate from NIELIT15 Marks
 (‘O’ level (IT) course certificate under DOEACC scheme issued only by NIELIT on or after 01 Jan 2020.)
(h) Bonus Mks for ITI/Skill-qualified candidates
 (i)10th plus 2-year course at ITI20 Marks
 (ii)10th plus 2/3-year Diploma30 Marks
 (iii)12th plus 1-year course at ITI30 Marks
 (iv)12th plus 2-year course at ITI40 Marks
 (v)12th plus diploma holder50 Marks

Agneepath Army Recruitment Application Form 2024

The following are the step-by-step instruction to apply for the Agneepath scheme in the Indian Armed forces

  • Visit the official website of the Indian Armed forces i.e. Indian Army, Indian Navy, or Indian Airforce (as per your choice)
  • Now, click on the registration button followed by filling in providing details like name, father’s name, mobile number, Aadhaar number, etc.
  • After successful registration, login to your account and click on the application link
  • Now, fill out the application form with correct details like address, education qualification, etc.
  • After filling out the application form, you have to pay the application fee using your credit card, net banking, debit card, UPI, etc.
  • After payment, download the application form and payment receipt for the future use

Documents Required for Agneepath Scheme 2024

The following are the documents that the candidate has to bring with him while visiting the Army recruitment rally for Agneever

  • 20 copies of the unattested Passport size photography (Clean Shaved, well-trimmed exception for Sikh candidates)
  • Documents related to the education qualification i.e. 10th marksheet 8th marksheet
  • Aadhaar card, bank account, PAN card
  • NCC Certificate (if any)
  • Domicile certificate
  • Caste certificate (if any)
  • Character Certificate
  • Religion certificate (if religion is not mentioned in caste certificate)

Note- At least two attested photocopies of the above-mentioned documents should be carried to the recruitment rally by the candidate.

Agneepath Scheme Application Fee

The following are the application fee to participate in the Agneepath scheme

CategoryApplication fee
Reserved category candidatesN A

Benefits and Allowance for the Agneevers

Agniveers will be enrolled in Indian Army under the Indian Army Act, of 1950 for four years with a distinct rank in the army which is different from any existing rank

After four years of completion, the Agniveer will be offered the opportunity to apply for permanent enrolment in the Indian Army. This application will be considered in a centralized manner based on objective criteria including performances during their four-year engagement period and up to 25% of each specific batch of AGNIVEER will be enrolled in the regular cadre of the Indian Army.

After enrolment, the Agniveers will be provided with proper Military training based on the Indian Military requirement


  • Grants of leave will be provided according to t the existing policies of the Indian Army. The following leave may be applicable for Agniveer during their engagement period:- 
    • Annual Leave: 30 days per year  
    • Sick Leave: Based on medical advice 

Medical and CSD Facilities

  • Agniveers will be provided with the proper medical facility at the service hospital as well as CSD provisions till the duration of their engagement in the Indian Army.

Insurance, Death and Disability Compensation

  • Agniveers will be provided with non-contributary life insurance cover of Rs.48 Lakhs for the duration of their engagement period in the Indian Army.

Agniveer Skill Certificate.

After the completion of the four-year tour of duty, the Agniveers will be provided with an Agniveer skill certificate highlighting the skills and level of competency that they have acquired.

Agneepath Scheme Recruitment Process

The recruitment into the Agneepath Scheme will be done via two phases-

  • Phase-I Online CEE
  • Phase-II Recruitment Rally

Phase-I Online CEE

The first phase is when you’ll have to participate in the online Common Entrance Examination or CEE using which the candidate will be evaluated for recruitment. Objective-type questions will be asked in the CEE examination and based on the result of the CEE, you’ll be provided with the recruitment rally request.

Phase-II Recruitment Rally

Physical Fitness Test (At Rally Site) 

 1.6 Km Run     Beam (Pull Ups) 9 Feet DitchZig-Zag Balance
GroupTimeMarksPull UpsMarksNeed to QualifyNeed to Qualify
Group – IUp to 5 Min 30 Secs 601040  
Group – II5 Min 31 Sec to 5 Min 45 Secs48933    
   Arms & legs should be straight, feet joined with toes pointing downwards   

Physical Measurement Test (At Rally Site)

In this step, the candidates will be Physically measured which will be carried out as per the laid down Physical standards.

Medical Examination

Now, the candidate will be evaluated based on the medical examination of the candidates who qualify in the Physical Fitness Test and Physical Measurement test by the Army Medical Team.

The candidates are to report to the designated Military Hospital within 5 days from referral and review the medical exam to be completed by Military Hospital within 07 days as per policy

There is no provision for representation or appeal or re-review after the review medical examination.

Agneepath Recruitment 2024 Syllabus

The following is the examination syllabus for the Agneepath entrance examination

Indian Army

General Reasoning

  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence.
  • Deriving Conclusions from Passages.
  • Logical Sequence of Words.
  • Alphabet Test Series.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Situation Reaction Test.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Analogy.
  • Data Sufficiency.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Statement – Conclusions.
  • Logical Venn Diagrams.
  • Statement – Arguments.
  • Inserting The Missing Character.
  • Puzzles.
  • Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle


  • Mixture & Allegations.
  • Pipes and Cisterns.
  • Speed, Time & Distance (Train, Boats & Stream).
  • Mensuration.
  • Trigonometry.
  • Geometry.
  • Time and Work.
  • Probability.
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Algebraic Expressions and inequalities.
  • Average.
  • Percentage.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Number System.
  • Speed, Distance, and Time.
  • Simple & Compound interest.
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Partnership.
  • Data Interpretation.
  • Number Series

General Awareness and Knowledge

  • Abbreviations.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Current Important Events.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Awards and Honors.
  • Important Financial.
  • Economic News.
  • Banking News.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Books and Authors.
  • Important Days.
  • History.
  • Sports Terminology
  • Geography
  • Solar System
  • Indian states and capitals
  • Countries and Currencies

General Science

  • Biology (10th / 12th Level )
  • Chemistry (10th /12th  Level )
  • Physic (10th / 12th Level )


What is the last day to enroll for Agneepath 2024 recruitment?

The last day to submit online applications for the Indian Army Agneepath Scheme it will be announced soon

What is the salary offered to Agniveers?

For four years of the term, the salary offered is 30000, 33000, 36500, and 40000 in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and fourth years respectively.

Is there any relaxation in Physical Standards?

Yes, there is relaxation for a few categories like son of Servicemen / Ex-servicemen, War Widow, etc. Pls, refer “Relaxation in Physical Standards” section above for details.

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