Indian Army Religious Teacher Vacancies : Apply Now

Indian Army Religious Teacher Vacancies : Apply Now



Indian Army has invited Applications from eligible male candidates for recruitment of ReligiousTeachers as Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) for RRT 88, 89 & 90 courses.

Religious Teachers preach religious scriptures to troops and conduct various rituals at

Regimental/Unit religious institutions. The duty of  religious teacher includes attending funerals,ministering to the sick in hospitals, reading prayers with the convalescents, visiting soldiers undergoing sentence, giving special religious instructions to the children and enlisted boys besides attending generally to the religious institutions and welfare of the Officers, Soldiers and their families

Eligibility Criteria for Indian Army Religious Teacher

Note:  All the Eligibility Criteria will be common for In Service and Civil Candidates.



Age Limit: Candidates should not be below 25 years of age and not above 34 years of age on 01 Oct 2020 (i.e. candidates born between 01 Oct 1986 and 30 Sep 1995 inclusive of both dates).



Educational Qualification: The minimum educational qualification for appointment of Junior Commissioned Officers (Religious Teacher) is a Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university. In addition, candidate must possess following qualification according to the religious denomination of the individual: 



(i) Pandit and Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiment. Hindu candidates with Acharya in Sanskrit

OR Shastri in Sanskrit with one-year diploma in „Karam Kand.



(ii) Granthi. Sikh candidates with „Gyani‟ in Punjabi.



(iii) Maulvi and Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts. Muslim candidates with Maulvi Alim in Arabic or Adib Alim in Urdu.



(iv) Padre. Any person who have been ordained priesthood by the appropriate ecclesiastical authority and is still on the approved list of the local Bishop.

2

(v) Bodh Monk (Mahayana). Any person who have been ordained Monk/Buddhist Priest, by the Appropriate Authority. 



Vacancies of Indian Army Religious Teacher

S No.
Category
Vacancies
Remarks
1
Pandit
118

2
Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments
07
Hindu (Gorkha) candidates only
3
Granthi
09

4
Maulvi (Sunni)
09

5
Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts
01
Ladakhi Muslim Shia candidates only
6
Padre
04

7
Bodh Monk (Mahayana) for Ladakh Scouts
04



Written Examination, Interview and Terms of Indian Army Religious Teacher: 

The written examination of screened candidates will be conducted on 23 Feb 2020. The written examination will contain objective type of questions and comprise of two papers as


follows:

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