Army Agniveer Eligibility Criteria (Age & Education Qualification)

Army Agniveer Eligibility Criteria Updated: The Government of India has announced Agniveer who will come out after 4 years of service will get benefits in PSU, CAPF, and police recruitment. Defence Minister Rajnath said that 10% reservation will be given to Agniveer, also the Upper age limit has been increased to 23 years from 21 year.

10% Reservation of Agniveer:-

  1.  Indian Coast Guard
  2. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL),
  3. Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL),
  4. Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML),
  5. Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL),
  6. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited,
  7. Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL),
  8. Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL),
  9. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDL),
  10. Mishra Dhatu Nigam (Midhani) Limited,
  11. Armoured Vehicles Nigam Limited  (AVNL),
  12. Advanced Weapons & Equipment India Ltd. (AW&EIL),
  13. Munitions India Limited (MIL),
  14. Yantra India Limited (YIL),
  15. Gliders India Limited (GIL),
  16. India Optel Limited (IOL)
  17. Troop Comforts Limited (TCL)

Eligibility Criteria (Post, Age Limit, Qualification)

Ser No Trade Age Education Qualification
1 Agniveer (General Duty) (All Arms) 17 7-23* years Class 10th /Matric with 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject. For boards following grading system of D grade (33% – 40%) in individual subjects or the equivalent of grade which contains 33% and overall aggregate in C2 grade or equivalent corresponding to 45% in aggregate
2 Agniveer (Technical) (All Arms) 17 7-23* years

10+2/ intermediate Exam Pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in each subject.


10+2 /Intermediate exam pass from any recognized State Education Board or Central Education Board to include NIOS and ITI course of minimum one year in required field with NSQF level 4 or above.

3 Agniveer (Technical) (Aviation & Ammunition Examiner)
4 Agniveer Clerk / Store Keeper (Technical) (All Arms) 17 7-23* years 10+2 / Intermediate Exam Pass in any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science) with 60% marks in aggregate and minimum 50% in each subject. Securing 50% in English and Maths/Accounts /Book Keeping in Class XII is mandatory.
5 Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 10th pass 17 72-23* years

(i) Class 10th simple pass.

(ii) No stipulation in aggregate percentage, but should have scored 33% in each subject.

6 Agniveer Tradesmen (All Arms) 8th pass 17 7 – 23* years

(i) Class 8th simple pass.

(ii) No stipulation in aggregate percentage, but should have scored 33% in each subject.

Note: The above eligibility criteria has been released by India Army Portal ( – Eligibility Criteria

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