The last date of registration was August 3.
The Railway Minister told the House that 'Police' and 'Public Order' are state subjects under the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India.
These include a plea by armed forces aspirants seeking an urgent hearing in the matter stating the scheme should not be made applicable to those who are already undergoing the selection process.
Describing the Agnipath scheme as a major "human resources transformation" for the armed forces, he said the IAF has already received an overwhelming response for this scheme.
The registration process under the ‘Agnipath’ recruitment scheme of the Indian Army kick started in Poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday. At least 255 candidates filled up the form for the entry, from which 70 are girl candidates.
Of the 529 trains, 181 were mail/express trains and 348 were passenger trains.
The suspension has been already in place in 12 districts since June 17 and the state government decided to add eight more.
The heavy presence of security personnel was seen at the Delhi-Gurugram border in the early hours of Monday.
The CPI staged a protest over the scheme of the Central government at Rajmahal square in Bhubaneswar.
Addressing a press conference at the party headquarters here, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said that the opposition parties are politicising the armed forces reform.
According to a source, all three service chiefs attended the meeting.
The Centre said that these Agniveers will be given preference in Central Armed Police Forces.
The arrested accused are identified as Sandeep Parag, Pawar, Mohit Chaudhary, Saurabh Kumar and Uday. All these are residents of Saharanpur.
The state had witnessed anti-Agnipath protest and violence in Cuttack on Friday and alleged suicide by an aspirant in Balasore district.
Since the agitations broke out, the Railways faced maximum wrath incurring maximum losses.
“As a common citizen of India, I would like to say the ‘Agnipath’ scheme is a good one and the Central government has launched it with a good intention. All should cooperate with the Centre for proper and fruitful implementation of the scheme," said Sarangi.
The local MP from Barrackpore, Arjun Singh, who has recently joined Trinamool Congress from BJP, said that the Union government has always come out with such anti-people schemes which provoke agitations and common people suffer.
In the plea, petitioner Vishal Tiwari also sought setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to enquire about the violent protests that have emerged against the scheme and about the damage caused to public property including Railways.
They said eight police personnel and a driver of a privately-run bus suffered injuries in violence during the protest in Jewar area of the district, adjoining Delhi in western Uttar Pradesh.
Top officials of railway and law and order police were holding talks with the youth to convince them to call off the protest.