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Indian Army Religious Teacher Recruitment, October 2016

Indian Army.
Last Date:08/11/2016.


Applications are invited from eligible male candidates for recruitment of Religious Teacher in Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officers for RRT 83 & 84 courses. Religious Teachers preach religious scriptures to troops and conduct various rituals at Regimental/Unit religious institutions.

Name of post: Junior Commissioned Officer [Religious Teacher]
No of posts :
72 (Pandit-59, Granthi-4, Pandit (Gorkha) -2, Maulvi (Shia) - 2,  Padre-2, Bodh Monk (Mahayana) -3)

Age : 27-34 years for civilian  and 25-34 for remustered candidates on 01/10/2017.
Physical Standard: As applicable to the regular army [Height-155cm, Weight-50Kg, Chest - 77 cm, Candidate should be able to run one mile in eight minutes.
Pay : JCO will get the pay scale of Naib Subedar of Rs. 9300-34800/-


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

(i) Pandit. Hindu candidates with Madhyama in Sanskrit or Bhushan in Hindi or equivalent standard in the regional language concerned. OR Those who have passed BA with Sanskrit / Hindi as one of the elective (Main) subjects but have not done Madhyama in Sanskrit or Bhushan in Hindi. 

(ii) Granthi. Sikh candidates with Vidwan in Punjabi or equivalent standard in the regional language concerned OR Those who have passed BA with Punjabi as one of the elective (main) subjects but have not done Vidwan in Punjabi.

(iii) Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiment.  Hindu (Gorkha) candidates with Madhyama in Sanskrit or Bhushan in Hindi or equivalent standard in the Nepali Language. OR Those who have passed BA with Sanskrit / Hindi as one of the elective (Main) subjects but have not done Madhyama in Sanskrit or Bhushan in Hindi. 

(iv) Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts. Muslim Shia Ladakh personnel candidates with Maulvi Alim in Arabic, Adib Alim in Urdu or equivalent standard in the regional language concerned. OR Those who have passed BA with Arabic/Urdu as one of the elective (Main) subject but who have not done Maulvi Alim in Arabic or Adib Alim in Urdu. 

(v) Bodh Monk (Mahayana). 
Buddhist (Mahayana) candidates 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. 

How to Apply: Apply Online at Indian Army Recruitment website from 10/10/2016 to 08/11/2016 only for Pandit, Granthi and Padre categories. Candidates for Moulvi, Pandit (Gorkha) and Bodh Monk are required to submit duly filled prescribed Application Form  in offline mode.

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