Indian Air Force Agniveervayu Intake 01/2025
The Indian Air Force welcomes applications from unmarried male and female Indian citizens for Agniveervayu Intake 01/2025 positions under the Agnipath scheme.
About Indian Air Force
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is the air arm of the Indian Armed Forces, ranking fourth globally in personnel and aircraft assets. Its mission includes securing Indian airspace and conducting aerial warfare during armed conflicts.
- Position: Agniveer Vayu
- Number of Openings: Not specified
Born between 02 January 2004 and 02 July 2007 (both dates inclusive)
- 10+2 passed in science stream with Maths, Physics, and English with 50% aggregate marks
- 3-year diploma course passed in relevant disciplines like Electrical, Mechanical, etc., with 50% marks
- 2-year vocational course passed with specified subjects
Unmarried candidates only
Height and weight – As per eligibility criteria
- Monthly pay of Rs 30,000 in the first year with subsequent yearly increments
- Risk and hardship allowances provided
- Allowances for dress, ration, accommodation, etc., as admissible
- Phase I – Online Exam
- Phase II – Physical fitness and adaptability tests
- Phase III – Medical exam
- Online Registration: 17 January to 6 February 2024
- Phase I Exam: From 17 March 2024 onwards
- Provisional Select List Publication: 11 November 2024
- Final Enrolment List Publication: 28 November 2024
How to Apply
Eligible and interested candidates need to apply online by visiting the official website. Read the official advertisement carefully for application process details.
Frequently Asked Questions
Question 1: What is Agniveervayu recruitment?
Agniveervayu recruitment is being conducted by the Indian Air Force to select candidates for a 4-year engagement period under the Agnipath scheme. Selected candidates will be enrolled as Agniveervayu in the Indian Air Force.
Question 2: Who can apply for Agniveervayu Intake 01/2025?
Unmarried male and female Indian citizens meeting the age, educational qualifications, physical and medical standards can apply for this intake process after ensuring eligibility.
Question 3: What is the age criteria for this Agniveervayu intake?
The age criteria is minimum 17 years and maximum 21 years as on date of enrolment. To be eligible, candidates need to be born between 02 January 2004 and 02 July 2007.
Question 4: What are the minimum height requirements for Agniveervayu recruitments?
For male candidates the minimum acceptable height is 152.5 cms. The minimum height for female candidates is 152 cms, relaxed to 147 cms for those from hilly regions.
Question 5: Can an unmarried female candidate who gets pregnant apply for regular Air Force cadre later?
No, getting pregnant during engagement period will make women Agniveervayu candidates ineligible for selection into the Indian Air Force regular cadre post their tenure.
Question 6: Are physical fitness tests conducted during Agniveervayu selection?
Yes, shortlisted candidates who clear the online exam will need to undergo physical fitness and adaptability tests as per eligibility criteria.
Question 7: What is the total duration of the Agniveervayu selection process?
The selection process involves a Phase I online exam, Phase II physical tests, and final Phase III medical examination for candidates who successfully qualify through the previous stages.
Question 8: Will Agniveervayu recruits be sent for armed operations mandatorily?
Yes, Agniveers are liable to be assigned any duty according to organizational requirements including during armed conflict situations.
Question 9: Does serving as Agniveervayu guarantee future enrollment in IAF?
No, it does not guarantee enrollment in regular cadre after 4 years. Only 25% of each batch will be considered based on merit and available vacancies.
Question 10: How much pay will Agniveervayu recruits get monthly in hand?
A customized monthly package will be paid starting from around ₹21,000 in hand in the first year with applicable allowances in addition.
Question 11: What will be the Agniveervayu engagement period duration?
The tenure duration will be strictly four years service as Agniveervayu in the Indian Air Force.
Question 12: Will Agniveers who complete 4 years get pension or retirement benefits?
No pension or retirement benefits provisions have been provided under the Agnipath scheme. Only the applicable ‘Seva Nidhi’ package will be given.
Question 13: Will tattoos be allowed for candidates who clear medicals?
Permanent body tattoos are not allowed. Only tattoos as per tribal customs on inner aspects of forearms or hands are permitted. Final authority rests with selection center.
Question 14: By when should one apply online to register for this Agniveervayu intake?
Eligible candidates should register their applications online only from 17 January 2024 till 6 PM on 6 February 2024 at the Agnipath portal.
Question 15: Where can one find the official advertisement for full Agniveervayu details?
Interested candidates can check the Indian Air Force CASB web portal at https://agnipathvayu.cdac.in for the latest detailed advertisement.