The minimum age to join the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) is 18 years and maximum age is 40 years. Therefore, minimum period of contribution by the subscriber under APY will be 20 years or more. Subscribers of APY will get a monthly pension after they reach the age of 60 years. For example, if someone joins at the age of 18 years and contributes Rs. 42 till he reaches the age of 60 years, they will get a monthly pension of Rs. 1,000.