How to Apply for Agniveer Scheme, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

How to Apply for Agniveer Scheme | Eligibility | Exam Pattern: The Indian Army is conducting the recruitment of several posts under the Agneepath Scheme announced by the Central Government. The complete selection process for the recruitment has also been notified by the Indian Army in the official notification released on its website. Candidates must know the selection process for the exam for those who are applying and clear the recruitment process.

Online registration is mandatory for all candidates who want to become Agniveers. In this article, we know the details about the eligibility and selection process for the candidates who are willing to become part of how apply for the Agniveer scheme.

Overview of Agniveer Scheme

Recruitment NameIndian Army Agniveer Recruitment
Conducting BodyIndian Army
Post NameAgniveer (General Duty, Tech, Clerk)
SchemeAgneepath Scheme
Exam LevelNational Level
Application ModeOnline
Selection ProcessPFT, Physical Measurement, Medical Test, Written Test(CEE)


Eligibility Criteria for Agniveer Scheme

Age Limit: The minimum age of the candidates is 17.5 years and the maximum age of the candidates is 23 years.

Educational Qualification: The candidates must complete the 12th standard and secure 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject.

Agniveer Selection Process

  • Physical Fitness Test
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Medical Test
  • Written Test (Common Entrance Exam)

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

  1. For a 1.6 km run
  • Group 1: 5 min 30 sec for 60 marks
  • Group 2: 5 min 31 sec to 5 min 45 sec for 48 marks
  1. Beam (Pull-ups)
  • 10 Pull-ups – 40 marks
  • 9 Pull-ups – 33 marks
  • 8 Pull-ups – 27 marks
  • 7 Pull-ups – 21 marks
  • 6 Pull-ups – 16 marks
  1. There will be 9 feet ditch test.
  2. The final test will be a zigzag balance.

Physical Measurement Test (PMT)

As per the physical standards the Physical Measurement Test will be carried out.

Medical Test

After clearing the Measurement Test the candidates will report to military hospitals within 5 days. Review the medical exam by the Military Hospital within 14 days as per policy.

  • The candidate should have a robust physique and good mental health.
  • The chest must be well developed having a minimum 5 cm expansion.
  • The candidate must have normal hearing in each ear and good binocular vision in both eyes. With each eye, the candidate must be able to read 6/6 in the distance vision chart. The color vision should be CP-III.
  • Candidates need an approximate number of natural healthy gum and teeth i.e. minimum of 14 dental points.
  • There are no diseases like deformity of bones, hydrocele, varicocele, or piles.
  • Must recognize red and green colors.

Common Entrance Examination (CEE)

  • The Common Entrance Examination (CEE) or the written test is the final stage of the selection process.
  • At the nominated venue only medically fit candidates will go further for this test.
  • Through admit cards, the date and time will be intimated at the rally site for the written exam.
  • At the rally site, only the admit card for the CEE will be issued to the candidates.
  • Admit cards for the CEE for the review fit cases will be issued after they will be declared medically fit by the concerned specialist at MH.

Exam Pattern for General Duty

SubjectsNo. of  QuestionsMaximum Marks
General Knowledge1530
General Science1530
Logical Reasoning0510


Exam Pattern for Technical

SubjectsNo. of  QuestionsMaximum Marks
General Knowledge1040


Exam Pattern for Clerk

SubjectsNo. of  QuestionsMaximum Marks
General Knowledge0520
General Science0520
Computer Science0520
General English25100


How to Apply for Agniveer Scheme?

  • The candidate must visit the official portal of the Ministry of Defence.
  • After visiting the official site the candidate has to search for the Agneepath application link.
  • When the application form is open the candidate must fill out the application form for the recruitment.
  • Enter all the complete details in the form and upload all the scanned documents with the application form.
  • After uploading the documents the candidate needs to pay the application fee.
  • The candidate will be able to apply for the Agniveers Agneepath scheme application form.

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