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Indian Army Agniveer Salary 2022

Agneepath Scheme Recruitment Draft Notification by Indian Army has been released on 20th June 2022 for induction of candidates into the Indian Army. Around 83 recruitment rallies across the country are expected to be carried out. Men and women between the ages of 17.5 and 23 years will be recruited for the armed forces under this scheme.

‘Agniveers’ would form a distinct rank in the Indian Army, which would be different from any other existing ranks. It also mentioned that ‘Agniveers’ will be barred from disclosing classified information gained during the four-year service period to any unauthorised person or source under the Official Secrets Act, 1923.

As part of the ‘Agnipath’ enrolment process, all personnel will need to “formally accept all terms and conditions” of the scheme. In case an inductee is aged below 18, the enrolment form will require the signature of the parent(s) or legal guardian(s).

In this article we will try to understand the salary structure of an Agniveer in Indian Army.

Total Salary shown above will also include applicable allowances as decided by the GOI from time to time. However No DA or MSP (Dearness Allowance and Military Service Pay) will be paid as Agniveer Salary is a composite package.

Agniveers will be given an attractive customised monthly package along with Risk and Hardship allowances as applicable in the three services.  Agniveers will be exempted from making any contribution in the Armed Forces Personnel Provident Fund or any other Provident Fund. Furthermore, they will not receive any gratuity or pension. They will also not be eligible for Army Group Insurance Fund (AGIF) schemes/ benefits.

However, On completion of the engagement period of four years, Agniveers will be paid one time ‘Seva Nidhi’ package which shall comprise their contribution including accrued interest thereon and matching contribution from the Government equal to the accumulated amount of their contribution including interest as indicated below:


Year Customised
In Hand
Contribution to
Agniveer Corpus
Fund (30%)
Contribution to
corpus fund by
All figures in Rs (Monthly Contribution)
1st Year 30000 21000 9000 9000
2nd Year 33000 23100 9900 9900
3rd Year 36500 25580 10950 10950
4th Year 40000 28000 12000 12000
Total contribution in Agniveer Corpus Fund after four years Rs 5.02 Lakh Rs 5.02 Lakh

After 4 Year

Rs 11.71 Lakh as Seva Nidhi Package

(Including, interest accumulated on the above amount as per the applicable interest rates would also be paid)

Following Allowances will be given to the agniveers : 

  • Risk & Hardship Allowance
  • Dress Allowance
  • Ration Allowance
  • Travel allowances .

Following will be the benefits given to the agniveers :

  • Total Amount to be given as Seva Nidhi Package after 4 years service (one time): Rs. 11.71 Lakh
  • 25% of Agniveer candidates will later on become the part of regular cadre of Armed forces.
  • 48 Lakh non-contributory Life Insurance Cover will be provided
  • Additional Ex Gratia of Rs. 44 Lakh for death attributable to service will be provided to the next of kin
  • Disability compensation : On time Ex Gratia of Rs. 44/25/15 lakh for 100%/75%/50% disability respectively.
  • Up to 30 days leaves per year will be provided
  • Medical facility and Canteen facility will also be included
  • 10% reservation in Assam Rifles, CAPFs, Coast Guard, Defense PSU will be given

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Indian Army Agniveer Salary 2022: FAQs

Q1. What is the monthly salary of Indian Army Agniveer ?
Ans. 30000/month for the first year

Q2. Indian Army Agniveer Salary each year ?
Ans. For 1st year 30,000 second year 33,000 third year 36,000 and for fourth year 40,000

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