Indian Army Agniveer Eligibility Criteria 2022, Check age limit, educational qualification and more

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Looking for Indian Army Agniveer eligibility criteria? If yes, then you have reached the right page. The eligibility criteria for Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment has been set by the Indian Army. Only those candidates will be considered for recruitment who fulfill the eligibility criteria. Candidates aspiring to appear for the recruitment should ensure that they know the complete eligibility criteria along with other details such as syllabus, salary and so on. Read this article to know Indian Army Agniveer eligibility criteria and other information. Half Yearly Current Affair Magazine 2022 Free E-Book -Download Now


 

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Indian Army Agniveer Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for Indian Army Agniveer can be described under the following parameters:
  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

The details regarding each of these parameters are as given below.

Indian Army Agniveer Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for Indian Army Agnipath scheme.

Indian Army Agniveer Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

The post-wise details of age limit for Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment are as follows:

Posts

Age

(in Years)

Agniveer (General Duty) (All Arms)

17 ½ - 23

Agniveer (Tech)

17 ½ - 23

Agniveer Tech (Aviation & Ammunition Examiner)

17 ½ - 23

Agniveer Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (All Arms)

17 ½ - 23

Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms)10th pass

17 ½ - 23

Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 8th pass

17 ½ - 23

Indian Army Agniveer Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification

The post-wise requirements of educational qualifications are as follows:

S.

No

Posts

Qualifications

(i)

Agniveer (General Duty) (All Arms)

Class 10th /Matric with 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject. For boards following fgrading system minimum of D grade (33% - 40%) in individual subjects or equivalent of grade which contains 33% and overall aggregate in C2 grade or equivalent

corresponding to 45% in aggregate

(ii)

Agniveer (Tech)

10+2/Intermediate Exam Pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in each subject.

(iii)

Agniveer Tech (Aviation & Ammunition Examiner)

(iv)

Agniveer Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (All Arms)

10+2 / Intermediate Exam Pass in any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science) with 60% marks in aggregate and minimum 50% in each subject. Securing 50% in English and Maths/Accts/Book Keeping in Cl XII is mandatory.

(v)

Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms)10th pass

(a)     Class 10th simple pass

(b)     No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored in 33% in each subject.

(vi)

Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 8th pass

(a)     Class 8th simple pass

(b)     No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored in 33% in each subject.

 

Indian Army Agniveer Eligibility Criteria: Physical Standards

Height & Weight: As per policy in vogue.
Special Physical Standards: As applicable.
 

Regions States Height (Cms) Chest Weight
    Agniveer General Duty & Tradesmen Agniveer Technical Agniveer Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (Cms) (Kgs)
Western Himalayan Region

Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills  Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand)

163 163 162 77 48
Eastern Himalayan Region Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Region of West Bengal  160 157 160 77 48
Western Plains Region Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh,Delhi, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division) 170 170 162 77 50
Eastern Plains Region Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa 169 169 162 77 50
Central Region Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu 168 167 162 *77 50
Southern Region Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Puducherry 166 165 162 77 50

Dispensation in chest measurement of 01 cm has been granted for Agniveer Technical category in the Central Region.

Special Physical Standards

Minimum physical standards as given below will apply to the followings:


Physical Standard Relaxation
 

The following categories will be permitted relaxations in physical standards as mentioned against each:

S.No. Physical Standard Height (cm) Chest (cm) Weight (kgs)
(a) Ladakhi 157 77 50
(b) Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indian 157 77 48
(c) Candidates from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep
Group of Islands including Minicoy.
     
(i) Settlers 165 77 50
(ii) Locals 155 77 50
(d) Tribals of Recognized Tribal Areas 162 77 48
(e) The Brigade of Guards 173 77 50
(f) Medium Artillery 170 77 50
(g) Corps of Military Police 173 77 50
*(h) Agniveer Clerk (Staff Duty) / Store Keeper Technical 162 77 50
(j) RT JCO
RT JCO (Gorkhas & Ladakhi region Candidates )
160
157
77
77
50
48
(k) Agniveer Tradesmen Minimum physical standards of the regions given above, minus 1 Cm chest and 2 Kg weight. Ht criteria would be on par with Soldier General Duty as relevant to the region.
(l) JCO Catering (ASC) / Survey Automated Cartographer (Engineers) / Havildar Education As applicable to Soldier General Duty for various regions.
 
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Physical Standards Height (Cms) Chest (Cms) Weight (Kgs)
(a) Son of Serving Soldier (SOS) / Ex-Servicemen (SOEX), Son-in-Law of a War Widow (SOWW)
and Widow of Ex-Servicemen Adopted Son/Son-in-Law of a War Widow, if she has no son and
including a legally adopted son of a Serving Soldier / Ex-Servicemen
2 1 2
(b) Outstanding Sportsmen (National / State & those who represented District / College /
School in State / University / Board Championship & earned 1st/ 2nd position)
2 3 5

What is the minimum age limit for Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment?

The minimum age limit for Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment is 17.5 years.

What will be the duration of tenure in Indian Army Agmiveer Recruitment?

The duration of recruitment will be four years.

What is the maximum age limit for Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment?

The maximum age limit for Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment is 23 years.

What is the required educational qualification for Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment?

The required educational qualification for Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment is different for different posts.

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