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Indian Army Recruitment 2019: Apply Online for 152 posts of Religious Teacher



Indian Army Recruitment 2019:

Applications are invited from eligible male candidates for recruitment of Religious Teachers in Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officers for RRT 88, 89 & 90 courses. 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 2019:

Name of the organisation: Indian Army
Post category: Religious Teachers
No of post: 152 Posts
Job location: All
Application process: Online
Last date of the Application: 29-10-2019
Required qualification: See below
Selection procedure: see below


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Indian Army Recruitment vacancies Details:


Post Name
No of posts:
1. Pandit
2. Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments 07
3. Granthi
4. Maulvi (Sunni)
5. Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts 01
6. Padre
7. Bodh Monk (Mahayana) for Ladakh Scouts 04


Age: 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 2020 (i.e. candidates born between 01 Oct 1986 and 30 Sep 1995 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
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.

Eligibility: All the Eligibility Criteria will be common for In Service and Civil Candidates.

How to apply:

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

(c) Service candidates will appear for screening and written in the Recruiting Zones or Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt) nearest to their place of posting.

(d) Submission of Application by Civil Candidates.

(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).

Important Dates:

1.Last Date of Application: 29 OCT 2019 AT 1700 HRS
2.Starting Date of Application:  30 SEP 2019 AT 1000 HRS

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