Agnipath Scheme 2022 – Education Schemes for Agniveers

Agnipath Scheme 2022

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF Education

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 219
ANSWERED ON: 18.07.2022

Education Schemes for Agniveers

Abhishek Banerjee

Will the Minister of Education be pleased to state:-

(a) the scope of the education schemes proposed for Agniveers under the Agnipath scheme;

(b) the details of institutions empanelled to provide educational qualifications to Agniveers; and

(c) the details of examinations to be conducted before certification of Agniveers under such schemes?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

(SMT. ANNPURNA DEVI)

(a) to (c): As per Agnipath scheme, a system would be put in place to give Agniveers who have been enrolled after qualifying class ‘X’, a certificate for 10+2 (equivalent) on completion of their 4 year period.

To support this initiative, the Department of School Education and Literacy, through its autonomous institution, the National Institute of Open Schooling, has initiated a special programme in consultation with the Defence Authorities to enable those Agniveers who are 10th pass to further their education and obtain a 12th pass certificate by developing general and customized courses and relevant assessment.

Source: Loksabha

Agnipath Scheme 2022 - Education Schemes for Agniveers

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