IEP CHANDIGARH AUGUST 18, 2022
Recruitment rally will be organized from October 25 to November 11, 2022 at Army Recruitment Headquarters, Ambala Cantonment, Khadga Stadium, Ambala Cantt to recruit Agniveers to Indian Army under Agneepath Scheme of Government of India.
Youth from six districts namely Ambala, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar and Panchkula and Union Territory of Chandigarh will be able to participate in this rally.
Giving information in this regard, Recruitment Director, Army Recruitment Headquarters, Colonel BS Bisht said that recruitments will be held for posts of Agniveer General Duty, Agniveer Clerk, Storekeeper (Technical), Agniveer (Technical), Agniveer Tradesman.
He said that for Agniveer General Duty, a candidate must have at least 45 percent marks in Class X and minimum 33 percent marks in all subjects and CBSE candidates should have overall C-2 grade or 45 percent and not less than D grade in each subject.
Educational Qualification for Agniveer Clerk and Store Keeper is class XII with at least 60 percent marks and not less than 40 percent marks in each subject. For Agniveer (Technical) candidate should be Class XII (Science) pass with 50 percent marks while for Agniveer Tradesman candidate should be class X and VIII pass according to trades. Candidates with Light Motor Vehicle Driving License will be given preference for driver requirements.
He said that for Agniveer Clerk and Store Keeper (Technical), the height should be 162 cm, weight should be 50 kg and chest should be 77-82 cm, for Agniveer general duty and Agniveer other category the height should be 170 cm.
He said that according to the recruitment rules, sons of serving, retired, Sainik Veer Naris wil be given relaxation in height, weight and chest and 20 percent bonus marks will be given on passing the examination. Bonus points will also be given to the winners of Khelo India Youth Games and All India School Games Federation.
He informed that as a one-time measure for the year 2022-23, the age limit for Agniveers has been fixed from 17.5 years to 23 years. October 1, 2022 will be taken as the date for determining the age of eligible candidates.
He said that recruitment in the army is free, fair and on merit basis. For more details visit www.joinindianarmy.nic.in website.