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Odishatv Bureau

The Indian Army has finally published the notification for Agniveer recruitment. While the submission of applications will begin in July, candidates can check the detailed notification at the official website of Indian Army, joinindianarmy.nic.in.

For recruitment, online registration is mandatory. Registration will be opened from July 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 rally schedule.

Terms and Conditions

(a) Enrolment:

(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.

(b) Service:

(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 existing ranks.

(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.

(c) Discharge:

(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 related benefits.

(iv) Agniveers will be barred from disclosing classified information gained during service to any unauthorised person or source under Official Secrets Act,

Leave: Grant of leave will be subject to exigencies of service. The following leave may be applicable for Agniveers during their engagement period-

(a) Annual Leave. Upto 30 days per year

(c) Sick Leave. Based on medical advice

Termination/ Release from Service

(a) The maximum period of service for Agniveers will be as enumerated above. However, the services of Agniveers under this scheme may be terminated at any time in accordance with the Army Act 1950.

(b) Release at own request prior to completion of terms of engagement of Agniveers is not permitted. However, in most exceptional cases,  personnel enrolled under this scheme may be released, if sanctioned by the competent authority.

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