IAF Agniveervayu Recruitment 2024: Apply Now

The Indian Air Force invites online applications from unmarried Indian male and female candidates for the selection test for Agniveervayu Intake 02/2025 under the Agnipath Scheme. This initiative aims to provide an opportunity for the nation’s youth to experience military life for four years.

Important Dates

  • Online Registration: 08 July 2024, 11:00 AM to 28 July 2024, 11:00 PM
  • Online Exam: Starts from 18 October 2024

Application Process

Candidates must apply online through https://agnipathvayu.cdac.in. Detailed instructions for filling out the application form are available on the website.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Age: Candidates born between 03 July 2004 and 03 January 2008 (both dates inclusive) are eligible. The upper age limit as of the enrolment date should be 21 years.
  2. Marital Status and Pregnancy: Only unmarried candidates are eligible. Candidates must not marry during the four-year engagement period. Female candidates must undertake not to get pregnant during this period.
  3. Educational Qualification:
    • Science Subjects:
      • Passed Intermediate/10+2 with Mathematics, Physics, and English with at least 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
      • Passed a three-year Diploma Course in Engineering with at least 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
      • Passed a two-year Vocational Course with non-vocational subjects such as Physics and Mathematics with at least 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
    • Other than Science Subjects:
      • Passed Intermediate/10+2 in any stream with at least 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.
      • Passed a two-year Vocational Course with at least 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

Medical Standards

  1. Height: Minimum acceptable height is 152.5 cms for males and 152 cms for females (with certain relaxations for candidates from specific regions).
  2. Weight: Proportionate to height and age.
  3. Chest: Minimum chest circumference for males is 77 cms with at least a 5 cms expansion. Females must also have a minimum 5 cms expansion.
  4. Hearing: Normal hearing required.
  5. Dental: Healthy gums, good set of teeth, and minimum 14 dental points.
  6. Vision: 6/12 each eye, correctable to 6/6 each eye.
  7. General Health: Candidates must be fit, free from any communicable diseases, and physically and mentally capable of performing duties in various environments.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Engagement Period: Four years under the Air Force Act 1950.
  2. Post-Service Opportunities: Up to 25% of Agniveervayu may be enrolled in the regular cadre based on organizational requirements and performance.
  3. Leave: 30 days of annual leave and sick leave based on medical advice.
  4. Pay and Benefits: Starting package of Rs. 30,000 per month with increments, including risk and hardship allowances, dress and travel allowances, and other perks.
  5. Seva Nidhi Package: A one-time package at the end of the engagement period, comprising the monthly contributions from the Agniveervayu and the government.

Additional Information

  1. Insurance: Non-contributory Life Insurance cover of Rs. 48 Lakhs during the engagement period.
  2. Tattoo Policy: Permanent body tattoos are generally not permitted except for specific locations and tribal customs.
  3. Substance Use: Zero tolerance policy towards narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

Examination Details

  1. Phase-I: Online test with objective-type questions.
    • Science Subjects: 60 minutes, covering Physics, Mathematics, and English.
    • Other than Science Subjects: 45 minutes, covering English and Reasoning & General Awareness.
    • Combined Subjects: 85 minutes, covering all aforementioned subjects.
  2. Admit Cards: Will be sent to registered email IDs 48-72 hours prior to the exam.

Application Link

For more details and to apply, visit https://agnipathvayu.cdac.in.


Selection in the Indian Air Force is fair and transparent. No bribe is required at any stage. Candidates should beware of fraudulent recruiting agents.

This is a unique opportunity to serve the nation and gain valuable experience in the Indian Air Force. Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply early.