The first batch of the Agnipath Scheme will be recruited soon as the registration process starts today for Indian Air Force (IAF). The examination process will also start one month later on July 24.
Air Marshal SK Jha Announced The Commencing Of Agnipath Registration
In the press conference held on June 19 by tri-services Air Marshal, SK Jha said, “Registration process for the first batch of Agniveers will start from June 24. The Phase 1 online examination process would start on July 24. The first batch would be enrolled by December and training would commence by December 30.”
After being recruited under the Agnipath scheme for Indian Air Force the Agniveers will be guided for four years as per the Air Force Act 1950.
A statement from IAF said, “Endeavour will be made to enrol candidates as Agniveers from all parts of the nation, utilising contemporary technology, specialised rallies and campus interviews at recognized technical institutes such as Industrial Training Institutes, NSQF etc.”
IAF Rules For Agniveers
Agniveers will be assigned a unique rank which was not assigned to anyone before in IAF. The young ones who are still under 18 will have to get their enrolment form signed by their Parents or Guardians. The selection process consists of two phases and it is obvious that the magnifiers clearing Phase 1 will be allowed to appear in Phase 2.
There is also a detailed notification released by the IAF that points out the eligibility, examination fee, term and conditions, age criteria, medical norms, “ financial benefits including salary, insurance and the procedure for the Phase 1 and Phase 2 selection process.”
Before IAF, the Army was also notified on June 20, regarding the recruitment of Agniveers while asserting out the “pay package, conditions of service, eligibility etc.”
As for the Navy, Vice Admiral Dinesh Tripathi said on June 19, that the recruitment notification along with guidelines will be issued on June 25. And after the process, the first batch of Naval Agniveers will begin their training on November 21 at the base in Chilka in Odisha. He said the training will test both male and female magnifiers and females can also be appointed on Warships.