Indian Air Force Agnipath Salary 2023: Check Agniveer Vayu PayScale, Allowances, Benefits, Training Details

Indian Air Force to start registration the recruitment of eligible male and female candidates in the Agniveer Vayu Intake 01/2023 batch under the Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2023.

Indian Air Force Agnipath 2023 Agniveer Vayu PayScale, Allowances, Benefits, Training Details
Indian Air Force Agnipath 2023 Agniveer Vayu PayScale, Allowances, Benefits, Training Details

Indian Air Force Agniveer Vayu PayScale: Indian Air Force has announced to start registration for the recruitment of unmarried Male and Female Indian citizens in the Agniveer Vayu Intake STAR 01/2023 batch under the Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2023. Recently, the IAF successfully conducted the selection process for the recruitment of eligible candidates in the Agniveer Vayu Intake 01/2022 batch under the Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2022 where Agniveers will be recruited for 4 years.

Online registration is mandatory for Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment 2023 which is expected to begin from the first week of November 2022 for male and female candidates. The Online Written Test for IAF Agnipath Recruitment 2023 is expected to be held in mid-January 2023. More vacancy details for Agniveer Vayu 2023 will be released shortly.

What is Agnipath Scheme?

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 14th June 2022 approved the transformative Agnipath scheme for the recruitment of youth in the Indian Armed Forces who after induction will be referred to as Agniveers. The Agnipath Scheme is a major defence policy reform in the Human Resource Policy of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.

Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment 2023 Calendar

Events

Dates 

Notification Release Date

October/November 2022

Online Registration Start Date

First Week of November 2022

Online Registration End Date

To Be Announced

Written Examination 

January 2023

Provisional Select List (PSL)

1st December 2022 onwards

Enrolment List

11th December 2022

Indian Air Force Agnipath 2023: Agniveer Enrolment, Service, Discharge

Agniveers once enrolled into the Indian Air Force, will be governed under the Air Force Act 1950, for a period of four years. As part of the enrolment process, each ‘Agniveer’ will be required to formally accept all terms and conditions of the AGNIPATH Scheme. For personnel below the age of 18 years, the enrolment form will need to be signed by the parents / guardians, in accordance with extant provisions.

Post the period of four years, all Agniveers will go back to the society. However, based on organizational requirements and policies promulgated by the IAF, Agniveers who have exited will be offered an opportunity to apply for enrolment in the IAF in the regular cadre. The skills gained by each Agniveer will be captured in a certificate to form part of his resume. These applications will be considered by a centralized board in a transparent manner and not more than 25% of the strength of the specific batch of original Agniveers will be enrolled in the IAF based on performance during their four year engagement period as Agniveers.

Release at own request prior to completion of engagement period will not be permissible for Agniveers except in exceptional cases, with approval of the Competent Authority.

Also Read: Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Age, Qualifications, Selection Process, How to Apply

Indian Air Force Agnipath 2023: Agniveer Training

On being enrolled, individuals will be imparted military training based on organizational requirements.

Indian Air Force Agnipath 2023: Agniveer PayScale, Allowances, Benefits

PayScale

Selected candidates enrolled under this Scheme will be paid an Agniveer package of Rs. 30,000/- per month with a fixed yearly increment. Details of monthly remuneration, Agniveer Corpus fund and one-time Seva Nidhi package are indicated below:

Year

Customised Package (Monthly)

In Hand (70%)

Contribution to Agniveers Corpus      Fund

(30%)

Contribution to       Corpus fund by GoI

All Figures in Rs. (Monthly Contribution)

1st Year

30000

21000

9000

9000

2nd Year

33000

23100

9900

9900

3rd Year

36500

25550

10950

10950

4th Year

40000

28000

12000

12000

All Figures in Rs. (Monthly Contribution)

Total  Contribution  in   Agniveers

Corpus Fund after four years

 

Rs. 5.02 lakh

 

Rs. 5.02 lakh

Exit after 4 year

Rs. 10.04 Lakhs as Seve Nidhi Package

(absolute amount excluding interest)

NOTE:

(i) Agniveers will not be required to contribute to any Provident Fund of the Government.

(ii) There shall be no entitlement to gratuity and any kind of pensionary benefits in the case of Agniveers.

Allowances

In addition, Risk and Hardship, Dress and Travel allowances will be paid.

Grant of leave will be subject to exigencies of the organization. The following leave may be applicable for Agniveers during their engagement period:

Annual Leave: 30 days per year

Sick Leave: based on medical advice

Medical and CSD Facilities

For the duration of their engagement period in IAF, Agniveers will be entitled for medical facility at Service Hospitals as well as CSD provisions.

Agniveer Corpus Fund

A non-lapsable dedicated ‘Agniveer Corpus Fund’ will be created in the interest bearing section of the Public Account head. The fund will be administered and maintained under the aegis of Ministry of Defence (MoD) / DMA. Each Agniveer is to contribute 30% of his monthly income to ‘Agniveer Corpus Fund’. The Government will provide interest rate equivalent to the Public Provident Fund on the amount accumulated in the fund.

Seva Nidhi Package

On completion of the engagement period of four years, Agniveers will be eligible to receive ‘Seva Nidhi’ package, which shall comprise their contribution (into the Agniveer Corpus Fund) and matching contribution from the Government and interest on the accumulated amount. In case of individuals who are subsequently selected for enrolment into the IAF as regular cadre, the ‘Seva Nidhi’ package to be paid to them will comprise only of their contribution including accrued interest thereon. The ‘Seva Nidhi’ will be exempt from Income Tax.

In case of Agniveers exiting before the end of their engagement period in their own request, the ‘Seva Nidhi’ package to be paid to them will comprise only their contribution including accrued interest thereon.

Payment Modality Seva Nidhi Package

Two options to receive the Seva Nidhi package will be provided to each Agniveer, with an aim to provide financial loans for self-employment/entrepreneurship through a bank Guarantee as also to meet immediate/incidental expenses, on exit. Details will be issued separately by the Government of India.

Life Insurance Cover

Agniveers will be provided life insurance cover of Rs. 48 lakhs for the duration of their engagement period as Agniveers in the IAF.

Compensation for Death

In case of death, the following will be admissible to Next of Kin (NOK) from the Agniveer Corpus Fund:

(i) Insurance cover as applicable (as per Paragraph 22 above)

(ii) All other compensation as per details at para 29 below.

Categorization of Death

The death for the purpose of provision of financial benefits to Agniveers will be categorized as follows:

(a) Category X: Death due to natural causes neither attributable to nor aggravated by military Service during the engagement period.

(b) Category Y: Death due to causes which are accepted as attributable to or aggravated by military service or due to accidents/mishaps in the performance of duties including training during the engagement period.

(c) Category Z: During the engagement period, death due to acts of violence/attack by terrorists, anti-social elements, enemy, during border skirmishes/war/peace keeping operation/aid to civil power, etc; and during operational preparation and training for war including battle inoculation training/exercises; and accidental deaths due to natural calamities/operations specially notified by the Govt, etc.

Compensation for Disability

In case an individual is placed in Permanent Low Medical Category (LMC), the authorities will assess the percentage of disability and attributability. Such personnel will be discharged from IAF on medical grounds post payment of lump-sum compensation as per details listed at para 28 below.

Computation of Extent of Disability

The extent of disability or functional incapacity shall be determined in the following manner for the purpose of computing the disability compensation:

Percentage of disability as finally accepted

Percentage to be reckoned for computing disability compensation

Between 20% and 49%

50%

Between 50% and 75%

75%

Between 76% and 100%

100%

Payment of Disability/ Death

Category

Entitlements of Agniveers

Death in Service on Bonafide Duty (Cat Y/Z)

Insurance cover of ₹48 Lakhs.

One time ex gratia ₹44 Lakhs.

Full pay for unserved period upto four years (w.e.f date of death) including Seva Nidhi Component.

Balance accumulated (as on date) in the individual’s Seva Nidhi fund including interest and GoI contribution.

Death in Service not on duty (Cat X)

Insurance cover of ₹48 Lakhs.

Balance accumulated (as on date) in the individual’s Seva Nidhi fund including interest and GoI contribution.

Disability* (attributed/ aggravated due to service conditions)

One time ex gratia ₹44/25/15 Lakhs based on % of disability.

Full pay for unserved period upto four years (w.e.f date of disability) including Seva Nidhi Component.

Balance accumulated (as on date) in the individual’s Seva Nidhi fund including interest and GoI contribution.

Benefits for Personnel Exiting at Four Years of Service

After completing four years of service (as applicable), the following benefits will be offered to the exiting individuals:

(a) Seva Nidhi Package. On discharge at four years, the corpus of ₹5.02 lakhs will be matched by the GoI, an amount of ₹10.04 lakhs and accrued interest will be given to the Agniveers.

(b) ‘Agniveer’ Skill Certificate. At the end of the engagement period, a detailed skill set certificate will be provided to the Agniveers, highlighting the skills and level of competency acquired by the personnel during their engagement period.

(c) Class 12th Certificate. Agniveers who have been enrolled after qualifying Class 10th, a certificate for 12th(equivalent) will be given on completion of their four years engagement period, based on skills attained. Detailed instructions shall be issued separately.

Indian Air Force Agnipath Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF (To Be Released)

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Q1. Where can I find detailed salary for IAF Agniveer Vayu 2023?

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Q2. When will registration for IAF Agniveer Vayu 2023 start?

In The First Week Of November 2022, Registration Will Begin For The Recruitment Of Unmarried Male And Female Indian Citizens In The Agniveer Vayu Intake STAR 01/2023 Batch Under The Indian Army Agnipath Recruitment 2023.

Q3. When will IAF Agniveer Vayu 2023 Written Exam be held?

The Online Written Test For IAF Agnipath Recruitment 2023 Is Expected To Be Held In Mid-January 2023. More Vacancy Details For Agniveer Vayu Are Yet To Be Released.

Q4. What is Agnipath Scheme?

The Transformative Agnipath Scheme Was Launched By The Union Cabinet Chaired By PM Narendra Modi On 14th June 2022 For The Recruitment Of Youth In The Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy, IAF) As Agniveers For 4 Years. Agniveers Would Form A Distinct Rank In The Armed Forces Which Is Different From The Existing Ranks.

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