Indian Army Recruitment for 194 Junior Commissioned Officer (Religious Teacher) Posts 2021

By | January 16, 2021

Indian Army Recruitment for 194 Junior Commissioned Officer (Religious Teacher) Posts 2021 Applications are invited from eligible Indian male candidates for recruitment of Religious Teachers in Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officersfor RRT91, 92, 93, 94 & 95courses. 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.

Indian Army Recruitment 2021-22

India Army Recruitment in Brief

Organization Name Join Indian Army
Post Name Religious Teacher
Total Vacancy Various
Work Location All Over India
Application Type Online
Starting Date of Application 11-01-2021
Last Date of Application 09-02-2021
Official Website
Job Type Government

Posts Name: Junior Commissioned Officer (Religious Teacher)
• Pandit: 171
• Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments: 09 (Hindu (Gorkha) candidates only)
• Granthi: 05
• Maulvi (Sunni): 05
• Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts : 01 (Ladakhi Muslim Shia candidates only)
• Padre: 02
• Bodh Monk(Mahayaana) for Ladakh Scouts: 01


All the Eligibility Criteria will be common for In Service and Direct Entry Candidates.

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 1987and 30 Sep 1996inclusive 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:

Physical Standard and Fitness Test.

Height (cm)

(i) For General -160.

(ii) For Gorkhas& Ladakhi region candidates-157.

(iii) Andaman & Nicobar Island, Lakshadweep Gp incl Minicoys-155 (only Locals).

Chest (cm)

77for all.

Weight (kg)

(i) For General(less Gorkha & Ladakhis)-50.

(ii) For Gorkhas & Ladakhi region candidates -48

Physical Fitness Test

Candidates should be able to run 1600m in 08 Minutes.

Note : Provisions forextra time for 1.6 km run in Hilly Terrain Areas: –

(i) Between 5000 ft to 9000 ft-Additional 30 secs.

(ii) Between 9000 ft to 12000 ft -Additional 120 secs.

Written Examination,Interview and Terms of Enrolment.

Screened candidates will be put through written examination which will be conducted on 27Jun 2021.The written examination will contain objective type of questions and comprise of two papers as follows:

How to Apply.

(a) The recruitment will be carried out through all the Headquarters Recruiting Zones, Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt), GRD Kunraghat, Ladakh ScoutsRegt 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.

Important Dates:
• Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: 11-01-2021
• Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 09-02-2021

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