Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment
Indian Army Agniveer Recruitment

Indian Army Agniveer Exam Pattern: Written Exam, Recruitment Rally, Physical Fitness Test

Indian Army releases the Agniveer Exam Pattern on its official website. There are two stages of the Agniveer exam: a) Online CEE b) Recruitment Rally.
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Indian Army Agniveer Exam Pattern 2023: The Indian Army releases the Agniveer Exam Pattern on its official website. The exam pattern is released along with the official Agniveer notification PDF on the website of the Join Indian Army. As per the Indian Army Agniveer Exam Pattern 2023, the exam is divided into three stages: Physical Standard Test, Medical Test, and Written Common Entrance Examination.

Candidates who pass the Physical Standard Test and Medical Test are eligible to appear for the Agniveer CEE exam. The Agniveer written exam consists of 4 sections: General Knowledge, General Science, Mathematics, and Logical Reasoning. There is only 1 paper and it carries 100 marks. A total of 50 questions are asked in the Agniveer written examination.

Aspiring students preparing for the examination must not only check the exam pattern but also subject-wise Indian Army Agniveer Syllabus 2023. This allows them to know the types of questions asked in the examination. 

Indian Army Agniveer Exam Pattern

The Indian Army agniveer exam pattern comprises three stages: Physical Fitness Test (At Rally Site), Physical Measurement & Medical Test (At Rally Site), and Written Test through Common Entrance Examination. The detailed Agniveer exam pattern 2023 can be checked in the article below.

Indian Army Agniveer Physical Fitness Test Requirement

Students who fill out the application form for Agniveer Recruitment Rally will be first called for the Physical Fitness Test. Interested candidates can check the physical fitness test requirement and marks allotted to each activity in the table below:

Physical Fitness Test (At Rally Site)

1.6 Km Run

Beam (Pull Ups)

9 Feet Ditch

Zig-Zag Balance




Pull Ups


Need to Qualify

Need to Qualify

Group – I

Up till 5 Min 30






Group– II

5 Min 31 Sec to

5 Min 45 Secs










Indian Army Agniveer Medical Test

Indian Army conducts the medical test of selected candidates as per laid down medical standards at the Rally Site. Candidates who are unfit will be referred to MH for specialist review. According to policy, candidates must report to the designated Military Hospital within 5 days of referral and undergo a medical examination within 14 days.

Indian Army Agniveer Written Exam 

The Agniveer written exam (CEE) is conducted for those candidates who pass the medical test. The exam pattern for the written exam is tabulated below:




General Knowledge



General Science






Logical Reasoning







  • The Agniveer written exam consists of 50 questions
  • Each question carries 2 marks
  • The Agniveer exam total marks are 100
  • Candidates must achieve a minimum of 35 marks in order to qualify the exam. However, the final selection of candidates is done on the basis of the merit list.
  • There is also a negative marking of 1/4th mark for each incorrect answer.

Indian Army Agniveer Written Exam Pattern: Bonus Marks in CEE

There is also a provision of awarding bonus marks in the agniveer written exam to candidates who have some kind of specialisation like having an NCC certificate or have completed an ITI course in some specialised skill. Below is a detailed list of those who will receive bonus marks in CEE:




Sons of Serviceman (SOS), Son of Ex-Serviceman (SOEX), Son of War Widow (SOWW), Son of Widow of ExServiceman (SOW)

20 Marks

For all trades as per Rally Notification

Widows of Def pers who have died in harness

20 Marks

For all trades as per Rally Notification

NCC Certificate Holders

NCC ‘A’ Certificate

05 Marks

For all trades as per Rally Notification

NCC ‘B’ Certificate

10 Marks

For all trades as per Rally Notification

NCC ‘C’ Certificate

15 Marks

Agniveer Clk/SKT/ Tech

NCC ‘C’ Certificate

Exempted from CEE

Agniveer GD, Agniveer Tdn

NCC ‘C’ Certificate holder and participated in Republic Day Parade

Exempted from CEE

Agniveer Clk/SKT/ Tech

Candidates having ‘O’ level (IT) Course Certificate issued by NIELIT and having a higher level IT Courses Certificate from NIELIT ie., ‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘C’ level. (‘O’ level (IT) course certificate under DOEACC scheme issued only by NIELIT on or after 01

Jan 2020 will be accepted)

15 Marks

Agniveer Clk/SKT

Bonus marks for ITI Course/ Skill Qualification in addition to basic education qualification:-

(i) One year course at ITI

(ii) Two years course at ITI

(iii) Diploma holder

30 Mks

40 Mks

50 Mks

Agniveer (Technical)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the Indian Army Agniveer exam pattern?

The Indian Army agniveer exam pattern consists of Physical Standard Test, Physical Measurement & Medical Test, and Common Entrance Examination.

How many marks Agniveer written exam carry?

The Agniveer written exam carries 100 marks. There are a total of 50 questions each carrying 2 marks.

Is there negative marking in Agniveer written test?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4th in the Agniveer written test for each incorrect response.

What activities are required for Agniveer Physical Fitness Test?

Agniveer Physical Fitness Test comprises 4 activities: 1.6 Km Run, Pull Ups, 9 Feet Ditch, and Zig Zag Balance.

What is Agniveer Bonus Marks?

Candidates will be awarded bonus marks if they hold NCC Certificate or Skill Certificate from ITI. 

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