The Ministry of Defence, Givernment of India has unveiled the “Agnipath” scheme which is a pan India merit-based recruitment scheme for enrolling troopers, airmen and sailors. Beneath this scheme, younger individuals shall be offered a chance to serve within the armed forces as “Agniveer”.
Agniveers shall be recruited between the ages of 17.5 to 21 years. Candidates who’re in 10 or 12 grades can apply for the recruitment course of.
The Division of College Schooling and Literacy, Ministry of Schooling welcomes this initiative of the Authorities of India to induct younger women and men into the armed forces to develop a vibrant defence power and disciplined expert youth with army ethos in civil society.
To help this initiative, the Division of College Schooling and Literacy by its autonomous establishment, the Nationwide Institute of Open Education (NIOS), is instituting a particular programme in session with the Defence Authorities to allow these Agniveers who’re 10 grade cross to additional their training and acquire a 12 grade cross certificates by growing customised programs that aren’t solely present however very related to their space of service.
This certificates is recognised for each employment and better training functions in the entire nation. This may profit the Agniveers to achieve ample academic qualification and abilities to take up productive position in society later in life. This particular programme of NIOS will facilitate enrolment, improvement of programs, scholar help, provision of self-learning materials, accreditation of examine facilities, private contact programme, analysis and certification.
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