Agneepath Scheme for Military Recruitment: The Union Cabinet took a historic decision approving an attractive recruitment scheme for Indian youth to serve in the Armed Forces for which a scheme has been introduced with the name AGNEEPATH. The youth selected under the Agneepath scheme will be categorised as Agniveers. The Armed Forces will be recruiting 46,000 Agniveers this year through this scheme. With the announcement of this Agnipath Scheme, a window of opportunity has been opened for the youths to serve their nation for a period of 4 years. In this article, we have explained the Agneepath scheme, age limit and educational requirements for agniveers, how would the recruitment through Agneepath Scheme be done, what would be the salary and more details.
Through Agneepath Scheme around 46,000 soldiers are to be recruited for the Indian Army, Indian Navy and India Air Force. The detailed and elaborated vacancy distribution will be released shortly by the Indian Army. The recruitment of women under the Agneepath scheme will depend on the needs of the respective services.