Indian Air Force started the registration process for recruitment under the Agnipath scheme on Friday which will continue till July 5. The online examination will be held on July 24.
As per the IAF notification issued, “The age group must be between 17.5 years to 21 years. “Candidates born between 29 December 1999 and 29 June 2005 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply. In case, a candidate clears all the stages of the Selection Procedure, then the upper age limit as on date of enrolment is 23 years.”
In a notification, the IAF gave important dates for interested candidates to apply under the scheme.
The candidates will be selected on the basis of online test, physical fitness test (PFT), adaptability test-I, adaptability test-II and medical examination.
The notification further stated, “Agniveervayu will be enrolled in the Indian Air Force under Air Force Act 1950 for a period of four years. Agniveervayu would form a distinct rank in the Indian Air Force, different from any other existing ranks. Indian Air Force is not obliged to retain Agniveervayu beyond the engagement period of four years.”
The notification added further that the Agniveervayu will not have any right to be selected for further enrolment into the Indian Air Force. Selection of the Agniveervayu for further enrolment, if any, shall be at the discretion of the Indian Air Force, it added.
The first batch of Agniveervayu would be enrolled by December and training would commence by December 30.