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Indian Army Religious Teacher Recruitment 2022 | 128 Vacancy

Job in Indian Army 2022

RecruitmentIndian Army Recruitment 2022
Name of PostsReligious Teacher
Number of Vacancies128
Exam DateTo be notified
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Last Date to Apply06/11/2022
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Indian Army Recruitment has invited application for the Posts of 128 Religious Teacher vacancy in Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO) for RRT 91 & 92 courses. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online here. 
Indian Army Recruitment

Indian Army Recruitment 2022

1. Pandit
No of posts: 108

2. Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments
No of posts: 05

3. Granthi
No of posts: 08

4. Maulvi (Sunni)
No of posts: 03

5. Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts
No of posts: 01

6. Padre
No of posts: 02

7. Bodh Monk (Mahayana) for Ladakh Scouts
No of posts: 01 

Eligibility Criteria of Indian Army Recruitment

Age Limit: The age limit in respect of Civilian and In-Service Candidates would not be below 25 years of age and not above 36 years of age on 01 Oct 2022 (i.e. candidates born between 01 Oct 1986 and 30 Sep 1997 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:

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.

v) 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 Khampa or Lopon or Rabjam with proper certificate from Monastery.

How to Apply for Indian Army Recruitment ?

(i) Civil Candidates: Applying for Pandit, Granthi, Padri, and Maulvi (Sunni) categories, applications will only be accepted online on website Manual applications for these categories will be rejected (detailed instructions given in „INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE APPLICATION‟). 

(ii) Civil Gorkha Candidates: Applying for Pandit (Gorkha) category will submit written application duly filled to Gorkha Recruiting Depot, Kunraghat only (please refer application pro-forma). 

(iii) Civil Muslim(Shia) Candidates of Ladakh region: Applying for Maulvi(Shia) category will submit written application duly filled to Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, Leh only (please refer application pro-forma). 

(iv) Civil Buddhist (Mahayana) Candidates of other than Sikkim Region: Applying for Bodh Monk will submit written application duly filled to Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, Leh only (please refer application pro-forma).

Dates of Indian Army Religious Teacher Posts

  • Starting date of online application: 8th October 2022
  • Last date of online application: 6th November 2022

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