Indian Army Religious Teacher (JCO) Recruitment 2018 [96 Posts]

The Indian Army has released notification for the Indian Army Religious Teacher Recruitment 2018 (Junior Commissioned Officer) for RRT 87 & 88 courses. Interested civil and serving candidates (only male) are hereby requested to check below the desired eligibility criteria and apply accordingly via respective mentioned mode only.

Application mode-

  • Civil candidates (Pandit, Granthi, Padre, Maulvi Sunni)- Online (05 Oct 2018, 10:00 AM to 03 Nov 2018, 05:00 PM)
  • Civil candidates (Pandit Gorkha, Maulvi Shia, Bodh Monk)- Offline (application to be received before 18 Nov 2018)
  • Serving candidates- Offline (application to be received before 18 Nov 2018)

Application fees- Not required (Please beware of touts)

1. Pandit (Hindu Candidates)

No. of vacancies- 78

Age limit- 25 to 34 years (as on 01/10/2019)

Educational qualification (any one)-

  • Acharya in Sanskrit
  • Shastri in Sanskrit with one year diploma in “Karam Kand”

Medical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

Physical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

2. Pandit Gorkha- For Gorkha Regiments (Hindu Gorkha Candidates)

No. of vacancies- 3 (three)

Age limit- 25 to 34 years (as on 01/10/2019)

Educational qualification (any one)-

  • Acharya in Sanskrit
  • Shastri in Sanskrit with one year diploma in “Karam Kand”

Medical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

Physical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

3. Granthi (Sikh Candidates)

No. of vacancies- 6 (six)

Age limit- 25 to 34 years (as on 01/10/2019)

Educational qualification- Gyani in Punjabi

Medical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

Physical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

4. Maulvi (Muslim Candidates)

No. of vacancies- 5 (five)

Age limit- 25 to 34 years (as on 01/10/2019)

Educational qualification (any one)-

  • Maulvi Alim in Arabic
  • Adib Alim in Urdu

Medical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

Physical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

5. Maulvi Shia- For Ladakh Scouts (Ladakhi Muslim Shia Candidates)

No. of vacancy- 1 (one)

Age limit- 25 to 34 years (as on 01/10/2019)

Educational qualification (any one)-

  • Maulvi Alim in Arabic
  • Adib Alim in Urdu

Medical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

Physical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

6. Padre (Christian Candidates)

No. of vacancies- 2 (two)

Age limit- 25 to 34 years (as on 01/10/2019)

Educational qualification- Ordained priesthood by the appropriate ecclesiastical authority and is still on the approved list of the local Bishop

Medical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

Physical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

7. Bodh Monk Mahayana- For Ladakh Scouts (Buddhist Mahayana Candidates)

No. of vacancies- 1 (one)

Age limit- 25 to 34 years (as on 01/10/2019)

Educational qualification- Ordained Monk/Buddhist Priest, by the Appropriate Authority (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/ Lopon/ Rabjam with proper certificate from Monastery

Medical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

Physical standards- As per mentioned in the official advertisement

Please note- Under this section, all the eligibility criteria are common for both civilian and in service candidates.

How to Apply

1. For Online Mode

  • Go to www.joinindianarmy.nic.in
  • Write the text shown in the Captcha and click on ENTER WEBSITE button
  • Scroll down the page to the middle and click on APPLY/ LOGIN button against JCO/ OR Enrolment
  • Click on Registration button in case you are a new register and login
  • Previously registered candidates can login directly using their old Username and Password
  • Click here to know about the necessary documents required during online application
  • After login, fill up every required details and submit

2. For Offline Mode

  • Application form can be found attached along with the official advertisement
  • Other detailed instructions are to be followed as per mentioned in the official advertisement

Selection process

Recruitment to the Indian Army Religious Teachers post will comprise of the following stages,

  • Screening
  • Fitness test
  • Written test- General awareness (50 x 2) & Specific to respective religious denominations (50 x 2)
  • Interview

Please note- For more details read the official advertisement

Date of Recruitment

  • Screening & Fitness test- Will be notified on the Admit Cards
  • Written examination- 24th February 2019

Please note- Admit cards will be available on the online registered profile of the candidates

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