Agniveer Age Limit

Agniveer Age Limit: With the release of the Agneepath Scheme for hiring Agniveers in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force & Indian Navy, the most asked question among the candidates these days is “What is Agniveer Age Limit?”. Earlier, the armed forces have decided that the candidates falling in the age group of 17½ - 21 years are eligible to apply for Aginveer recruitment, which was later on revised to 17½ - 23 years (applicable only for Agniveer 2022 batch). Granting a one-time waiver, the Union government declared that the Agniveer upper age limit for recruitments via Agnipath Scheme has been extended to 23 years from 21 years. The MHA also decides to give 3 years of age relaxation beyond the prescribed upper age limit to Agniveers for recruiting in CAPFs & Assam Rifles. 

Agniveer Age Limit for Indian Army

The candidates who wish to join the Indian Army as an Agniveer should be between 17½ years and 23 years as of the date of enrollment i.e. as on 01st October 2022. 

Agniveer Age Limit for Indian Army
PostsAge Limit
Agniveer (General Duty) (All Arms)17½ to 23 years
Agniveer (Technical) (All Arms)17½ to 23 years
Agniveer (Technical) 
(Aviation & Ammunition Examiner)
17½ to 23 years
Agniveer Clerk/Store Keeper (Technical) 
(All Arms)
17½ to 23 years
Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 10th pass17½ to 23 years
Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 8th pass17½ to 23 years

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Agniveer Age Limit for Indian Air Force

The Aginveer selected in Indian Air Force will be called “Agniveer Vayu” and only the unmarried Indian male citizens are eligible to apply for Agniveer Vayu Batch Intake 1/2022. As mentioned in the Indian Air Force Agniveer Recruitment 2022 Notification the Agniveer Age Limit for Indian Air Force is detailed as below. 

1. The minimum age to apply for Agniveer in Indian Air Force is 17.5 years (17 ½ years). 

2. The upper age limit for Air Force Agniveer as on the date of enrolment must be 23 years in case the candidate clears all selection rounds. 

3. The candidates must have been born between 29 December 1999 and 29 June 2005 (both days inclusive).

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Agniveer Age Limit for Indian Navy

The candidates should be of a minimum of 17.5 years (17 ½ years) to apply for Indian Navy Agniveer Recruitment 2022 and the upper age limit has been revised to 23 years (only for Agniveer Batch 1/2022). There would be 3 years of age relaxation beyond the prescribed upper age limit in CAPFs and Assam Rifles. 

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Indian Air Force Syllabus 2022Indian Army Agniveer Syllabus 2022
Agniveer Salary Package Agneepath Scheme
Agniveer Age Limit: FAQs

Ans. The age for Agniveer candidates should be between 17½ - 23 years on the day of enrolment in Indian Army.

Ans. Yes, a one-time upper age limit relaxation upto 23 years has been granted for the Agniveer 2022 batch.

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