Our recruitment calendar was decided for June 25, but it will start tomorrow- June 22. Online registration to start from July 1 onwards: Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, Chief of Personnel (COP), Indian Navy.
Indian Navy will publish its first Agniveer 2022 intake notification on 22nd June. The Online registration will be open for all the candidates from 1st July 2022 onwards. The detailed notification will be out on the 9th of July 2022. The Online Application will be open from 15th July to 30th July 2022.
The Indian Navy Agniveer 2022 Exam Date and Physical Fitness Test (PFT) will be conducted in the mid of October 2022 and Navy Agnieer will join INS Chilka for training will commence on 21st Nov 2022. Registration starts on 22 June 2022.
For the first time Agnipath Scheme paves the way for induction of Women Sailors in the Indian Navy, also as per DG shipping order for Agniveers, after 4 years of training, they can directly get into Merchant Navy: Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, Chief of Personnel (COP), Indian Navy.
Indian Navy Agnipath Entry Scheme 2022: Important Dates
|Notification Date||22nd June 2022|
|Online Registration is open for all candidates||1st July 2022|
|Detailed Notification for Agniveer 2022 Batch||9th July 2022|
|Application Open Date||15th July 2022|
|Application Last Date||30th July 2022|
|Indian Navy Agniveer 2022 Exam Date & PFT||Mid of Oct 2022|
|Medical And Joining INS Chilka||commencing 21st Nov 2022|
|Online Preparation Course||Enroll|
Focusing on gender-neutrality in all its branches, the Indian Navy will recruit women sailors through the newly-unveiled Agnipath recruitment scheme and these new recruits will be posted on board warships upon completion of training.
While all the three services – Army, Air Force and Navy – have had women officers, this will be the first time that positions of Personnel Below Officers’ Rank (PBOR) will be open to women.
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“We are still formulating the exact number of women sailors to be recruited through the Agnipath scheme,” Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, Chief of Personnel said in a tri-service press conference at the Ministry of Defence here on Sunday, adding that the training of the first batch of Agniveers will begin in November this year.
“Indian Navy has 30 women officers at present sailing on different Indian Navy ships. We have decided that under the Agnipath scheme, we will recruit women also. They will be deployed on warships also,” he added.
He further informed that the arrangements are being made at INS Chilka in Odisha – the basic training establishment for the Indian Navy, to accommodate the women sailors.
“From November 21 this year, the first naval ‘Agniveers’ will start reaching the training establishment INS Chilka, Odisha. Both female and male Agniveers are allowed for this,” Tripathi said.
Meanwhile, Air Marshal SK Jha said the registration process for the first batch of Agniveers will begin on June 24 and the online examination would be held on July 24.
Additional Secretary Lt Gen Anil Puri, Department of Military Affairs (DMA) said that the recruitment of soldiers will increase to over one lakh in the future under the Agnipath scheme.
“In next 4-5 years, our intake (of soldiers) will be 50,000-60,000 & will increase to 90,000 – 1 lakh subsequently. We’ve started small at 46,000 to analyse the scheme…and to build up infra capacity,” Lt Gen Anil Puri stated.
The top military officer also said the Agniveers will get compensation for Rs one crore if he sacrifices their life in service of the nation.
“We want a mix of josh and hosh and that is why we wanted to reduce the age profile. The average age is 32 years at present and we want to reduce it as per the recommendations of the Kargil review committee and Arun Singh committee report,” Arun Puri said.
The Union Cabinet on June 14 approved a recruitment scheme for Indian youth to serve in the three services of the Armed Forces called Agnipath and the youth selected under this scheme will be known as Agniveers.
Under the scheme, people between the age of 17.5 years and 21 years will be inducted into the services for a four-year tenure. During this period, they will be paid a monthly salary between Rs 30,000-40,000 plus allowances, followed by compulsory retirement for most without gratuity and pension benefits.
However, the government later announced that it has decided to increase the upper age limit for the recruitment of Agniveers from 21 years to 23 years for the recruitment cycle of 2022.
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