Indian Army Recruitment 2021 for Religious Teachers

INDIAN ARMY RECRUITMENT NOTIFICATION FOR JUNIOR COMMISSIONED OFFICER (RELIGIOUS TEACHER) RRT COURSES 91, 92, 93, 94 & 95

Indian Army has notified the recruitment notification and invited online application for the recruitment of Religious Teachers in Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officers for RRT 91, 92, 93, 94 & 95 courses on its official website @ joinindianarmy.nic.in. All the eligible and interested job searchers can check the vacancy details, exam pattern, selection process etc. here.

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The Indian Army has invited online applications from the eligible Indian male candidates for recruitment of Religious Teachers as Junior Commissioned Officers for RRT 91, 92, 93, 94 & 95 courses. Religious Teachers preach religious scriptures to troops and conduct various rituals at Regimental/Unit religious institutions. Their duties also include 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.

Details of the Vacancies

S.NoCategoryNo. of VacanciesRemarks if any
01Pandit171
02Pandit (Gorkha)
for Gorkha Regiments
09Hindu (Gorkha) candidates
only
03Granthi05
04Maulvi (Sunni)05
05Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh
Scouts
01Ladakhi Muslim Shia
candidates only
06Padre02
07Bodh Monk (Mahayana) for
Ladakh Scouts
01

Age Limit.

The age bracket in respect of Civilian and In-Service Candidates would not below 25 years of age and not above 34 years of
age on 01 Oct 2021 (i.e. candidates born between 01 Oct 1987 and 30 Sep 1996 inclusive of both dates).

Educational Qualification.

The minimum educational qualification for appointment to this special list of Junior Commissioned Officers (Religious Teacher) will be a Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university. In addition, candidate must possess following qualification
according to the religious denomination of the individual: –
1) Pandit and Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiment. Hindu candidates with Acharya in Sanskrit
OR
Shastri in Sanskrit with one-year diploma in ‘Karam Kand’
2) Granthi. Sikh candidates with ‘Gyani’ in Punjabi.
3) Maulvi and Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts. Muslim candidates with Maulvi Alim in Arabic or Adib Alim in Urdu.
4) Padre. Any person who have been ordained priesthood by the appropriate ecclesiastical authority and is still on the approved list
of the local Bishop.
5) Bodh Monk (Mahayana). Any person who have been ordained Monk/Buddhist Priest, by the Appropriate Authority. The term Appropriate Authority will mean Head Priest of the Monastery where the person has been initiated into priesthood. The head priest should be in possession of Geshe (PhD) of Khanpa or Lopon or Rabjam with proper certificate from Monastery.

Selection Procedure

Medical Standard
A candidate should have robust physique and mental health, chest should be well developed having minimum 5 cm expansion, should have normal hearing with each ear, should have sufficient number of natural teeth, i.e. 14 dental points with
healthy gums. Candidate should not have diseases like deformity of bones, hydrocele, varicose veins or piles.
Physical Standard and Fitness Test.
As per the terms and conditions prescribed in the notification
Screening.
Candidates found eligible will be issued with Admit Card for initial screening which will include checking of original certificate, physical fitness test followed by medical examination at respective Headquarters Recruiting Zone/Regimental Centres concerned.
Written Examination, Interview.
Screened candidates will be put through written examination which will be conducted on 27 Jun 2021. The written examination will contain objective type of questions and comprise of two papers as follows: –
PaperPass Marks
/Max Marks
Total
Questions
Marks
per
Question
Negative
Marks
per
Wrong
Answer
Paper-1
(General Awareness)
40/1005002-0.5
Paper-2 (specific to
religious denominations as
applied by the candidates)
40/1005002-0.5
Terms of Enrollment
(a) Candidates finally selected will be enrolled as JCO (RT) and will undergo 06 weeks of Basic Training at BEG and Centre, Kirkee followed by 11 weeks of training specific to religious denominations as applied by the candidates at Institute
of National Integration (INI), Pune.
(b) On successful completion of training the candidates will be commissioned as Religious Teachers in the rank of Naib Subedar as per existing terms and conditions. Rejection can take place at any stage during training also.

How to Apply

(a) The recruitment will be carried out through all the Headquarters Recruiting Zones, Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt), GRD Kunraghat, Ladakh Scouts Regt Centre (Leh).
(b) Civil Candidates can appear for screening and written exam only in the Headquarter Recruiting Zone or Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt) covering their place of domicile.
(c) Service candidates will appear for screening and written in the Recruiting Zones or Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt) nearest to their place of posting.

Important Dates to Remember

ONLINE REGISTRATION11 Jan 2021 AT 1000 to 09 Feb 2021 AT 1000
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION01 Mar 2021
EXAM DATE27 Jun 2021

Important Links Area

Official website of Indian Army
Official Notification for the Recruitment
Official link for apply online
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All the best to all the eligible candidates for their bright future with New Year Greetings

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