Indian Army Recruitment 2021: Junior Commissioned Officer (Religious Teacher).
Indian Army has published an employment notification regarding the recruitment for the post of Junior Commissioned Officer (Religious Teacher) for RRT 91, 92, 93, 94 & 95 courses. Read full news here.
Total 194 vacancies announced. Post wise vacancies list as follows-
Pandit – 171.
Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiment – 09.
Granthi – 05.
Maulvi (Sunni) – 05.
Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scout – 01.
Padre – 02.
Bodh Monk (Mahayana) for Ladakh Scout – 01.
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 recognised 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.
(a) For Direct Entry and In Service Candidates between 25-34 Years as on 01 Oct 21.
(b) Candidates born between 01 Oct 87 and 30 Sep 96 inclusive of both dates.
Staring Date of Online Application- 11 Jan 21 at 10:00 Hrs.
Last Date of Online Application- 09 Feb 21 at 17:00 Hrs.
Last Date for Receipt of Application for Civilian Candidates – 01 Mar 21.
Date for Written Exam – 27 Jun 21.
How to Apply?
(i) Civil Candidates – Applying for Pandit, Granthi, Padri, and Maulvi (Sunni) categories, applications will only be accepted online on website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. 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).
(v) Submission of Application by Service Candidates. Applications will only be accepted through official channel (detailed instructions are in ‘INSTRUCTIONS FOR SERVING SOLDIER’).
(f) Only male candidates are eligible to apply.
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