New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has received over 1.83 lakh applications within six days of the registration process under the recently announced Agneepath Recruitment Scheme, an official communication said. The registration process that began on June 24 will close on 5 July. Online exam process to start 24 July. The government had on June 16 increased the upper age limit for recruitment under the scheme to 23 years from 21 for the year 2022.
“So far, 1,83,634 future Agniveers have applied on the registration website …Registration closes on July 5, 2022,” the IAF said on Twitter.
If you want to be an #Agniveer too, apply soon.
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) June 29, 2022
Under the scheme, the government had said youths between the ages of 17-and-a-half and 21 years would be inducted for a four-year-tenure, while 25 per cent of them will be subsequently inducted for regular service. The registration process that began on June 24 had seen the filing of 94,281 applications by Monday, and 56,960 applications by Sunday.