Join Indian RAW: Eligibility, Different Posts in RAW, Training, Salary

Research and Analysis Wing or RAW is the secret Intelligence service of India. It is a wing of those heroes who work stupendously to safeguard our national security without getting much acknowledgment. You may call it a mystery division that reports directly to the Prime Minister Office. It plays a vital role in tracking the activities of the enemy of our nation and keeping us safe. A lot of young students in our nation want to serve the nation by becoming RAW agents. Through this post, we will throw light on the work done by this secret service and how you can join RAW in India.

Overview of RAW Jobs 2023

The general highlights of Research and Analysis Wing RAW Jobs in India are given in the following table.

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Name of the departmentResearch and Analysis Wing
Commonly Known AsRAW
ObjectiveTo carry espionage mission and protect the safety of India
Authority that manages the departmentPMO
Minimum QualificationGraduation from a reputed college
Present RAW ChiefSamant Goel

Different Posts in RAW

There are various posts on which a candidate can work in RAW and serve the nation. The descriptions of some of the posts are as follows.

Field Officers

The field officers or ground officers are the backbones of RAW. A field officer has to work in the most difficult circumstances. Such officers are also included in the RAW from police administration, intelligence offices, military administration, and other departments.


It is an office desk job at RAW India. However, it is also a very difficult job full of immense responsibility. Analysts play a vital role in helping Field Officers in whatever way possible. Analysts also help the organization in making planning and strategies.


RAW also hires specialists from various fields in order to tackle any kind of situation. RAW can offer you great opportunities if you are a cyber expert, a ninja computer programmer, or a person with any other expertise.

Director of RAW

The director of RAW has huge responsibility regarding Indian securities on its shoulders. That’s why you need to be very highly qualified in order to get this post. Mostly, directors are selected from India Police Services (IPS) and other 1st grade officials in Indian Government divisions.

Duties of a RAW Officer

You should know that there is no fixed job description of RAW Agents or Field Officers. It is a secret job, they have to do the task assigned to them. Some of the important duties of Raw Agents and officers are as follows.

  • To keep a watchful eye on the enemy activities and inform authorities about the same.
  • Monitor what’s happening around the country and predict what can be a threat to national security.
  • Prevent and eliminate threats to India’s national security without India and outside.
  • Ensure security of prominent Indian leaders in India and in foreign countries.
  • RAW agents also play a role in the security of world leaders visiting India.

How to become a RAW Officer in India?

A lot of enthusiastic candidates in India want to become RAW Agent to serve the nation. However, it is not that easy. Check out the following points to understand the complete recruitment process of RAW.

  • Initially, RAW used to hire trained offers from the external wing of the Intelligence Bureau (IB). It is also used to recruit officers from the Indian Armed Forces, Police and Indian Revenue Service.
  • Now, RAW has its own service cadre (Research and Analysis Service), it absorbs talent om other Group A Civil Services, under the Central Staffing Scheme.
  • Class 1 officers going under the foundation course at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration are interviewed by Raw at the end of the course. Candidates are then inducted into RAW on the basis of Psychological tests and interviews.
  • Apart from this, jobs at RAW are also offered to those who clear the UPSC examination.
  • In addition to this, lateral deputation is also done from the Officer corps of Armed Forces or Group A Civil Service Officers

General Eligibility criteria for RAW Agents

We have compiled some general eligibility criteria to become a RAW Agent.

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates must not have any criminal background.
  • Applicants must not be drug addicts.
  • Candidates must possess good education from a reputed University and should also have a grasp on one foreign language at least.
  • Candidates should be ready to travel to any part of the country with a short period of notice.
  • Applicant should be real what actually he is.
  • Those who are applying should not tell their friends and family.
  • The officers looking to get into RAW should have 20 years of experience.

Salary of RAW Agents and officers

There is not much information available in the public domain regarding the perks and salaries that RAW agents get. According to some unofficial sources on the internet, it is estimated that they get Rs. 80000/- to Rs. 130000/- per month.

97 thoughts on “Join Indian RAW: Eligibility, Different Posts in RAW, Training, Salary”

  1. I have 79% in 10th ,and 60%in 12th medical.,.i was doing BCA but due to some reasons i didn’t attend the final year exams,but i think the degree doesn’t matter for this job,as you can call me for my personal interview and decide yourself, i will prove myself as an asset and you won’t regret never ever.i need this job

  2. Me urdu sikh rahi hu… Or isisi ke bare me padh bhi rahi hu mujhe salary velery se fark nhi padta nahi koi uniform se me itni intelligent to nahi per mere dimag me aaye wo jarur karti hu…. Sanki type hu risk hi to ishq hai…. Lyd me kand hi itne kiye hain achhe ya bure hehehe

  3. I love to india and die indian . degree final year computer application. Student University post graduate College sec-bad Osmania University my diploma completed tarnka center institute of commerce pass 51% ssc completed pass 57%

  4. Kindly suggest how to get into RAW. I am describing my qualification here.. If you can send me tour email id.. I love to share my details and give my personal interview.

  5. I am An assistant in a Government Office in my small Town called Tura in Meghalaya State, and yes im a graduate and i would love to work for RAW and Serve our Nation with all my heart and soul. As i find my siting job a bit boring and as i know my life would end on that very table and chair i started with and yes at the age of 33 i would love a change of job. Im serious at my present job too but i just dont wana remained confined to that sitting job.

  6. I am bored with normal life. I need some abnormal life like fight, Handel situation and more adventure in my hole life . I want to join raw and I am becoming a raw agent. I want join I know u see please late me in..

  7. My grandfather was an ex raw officer, post at hatikhanda office. I always wanted to join raw. I am just 23 yrs old, ambitious and want to be a part of this organisation at any cost.

  8. Iam from Madanapalle ,chittoor district Andhra Pradesh. I have passed my B.Tech in 2010. I have done different types of jobs none had satisfaction for me. If I have service for my nation that vis very proud for me, if there is any chance pls consider me. Thank you.

  9. I give my best to serve our country….it’s my passion from past 20 years…..if you give me chance to serve……I assure you….that till my last breathe I give my best🙏

  10. I am a Brahmin from Kolkata, learning more about Muslims. I am closely observing muslims for past 5 years. If I get the job int data will be relevant to the RAW

  11. मुझे अपनी टीम में लिजिए मुझे आपकी हाईटेक डिवाइस चिप सोच को जानने वाली चीप का अनुभव है। और सोच को जानने सही तर्क देने का भी अनुभव है।

  12. मैं RAW join karna chahta hu मेरा नाम शुभम मौर्य है मैने आर्मी की ट्रेनिंग ली है और मैने MA PASS किया है GEOGRAPHY AND SOCIOLOGY ME MAINE CCC TALLY TYPING O LEVEL COURSES BHI KIYA HAI KYA मैं ज्वाइन कर सकता हु RAW

  13. I am interested, being a B.Tech ( Chemical Engineering ) from Heritage Institute of Technology, having Advance Diploma in Industrial Safety from Ashutosh College centre, DCA and having experience in safety control . B Tech passed in 2011. Age 33. Good physique. Having software business.

  14. Dear sir/mam
    My name is shashvat raj ,i belong to sasaram bihar, i have done my matriculation and intermediate from Bal vikas vidyalaya sasaram affliated to CBSE and got 9.8 cgpa in class 10th and 74 percent marks in class 12th.currently iam pursuing my bachelor in elctrical engineering from Haldia institute of Technology , i am in last semester, from childhood i have dream to work for nation as a secret officer , This is my lifeline dream , i will be thankful to you all if you will select me, whatever you will order me i will make my best , beleive me sir i want to become the greatest among all the spy and for that i can do anything whatever the circumstances.
    your scincerly

    Shashvat raj

  15. Respected sir….JAY HIND… im i. Indian air force…..i lrnd arabic n hebrew language for ib n raw’s jon….i m eager for ib raw ….plij sir…aaapko lmbi race ka ghoda mill rha hai……aap muzse safe n fast kaam ki ummid kr skte hai…ummid hai aap muzse kbhi nirash nhi honge…..waiting for urs rply….JAY HIND

  16. Hi, myself Sunil Basnet from Manipur. I won’t say I can do this and that like above comments. But i can promise you that i will serve this Nation with my full ambience. If once I get an opportunity I’ll prove it out. Thank you


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