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Indian Army Teacher Recruitment 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application form

Indian Army Religious Teacher Job Notification 2021 for 194 Vacancies, Exam Pattern, Application and Selection Procedure

Indian Army Teacher Recruitment 2021 – Indian Army has issued a notification for recruitment to the post of Religious Teacher. Applications are invited from eligible male candidates for recruitment of Religious Teachers in Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officers for RRT 91, 92, 93, 94 & 95 courses.

Interested candidates can apply to the posts through the prescribed format on or before 09th February 2021

Indian Army JCO – Religious Teacher RRT Courses

Religious Teachers preach religious scriptures to troops and conduct various rituals at Regimental/Unit religious institutions.



Indian Army

Name of the Posts

Junior Commissioned Officers Posts (Religious Teacher)

No. of Vacancy

194 Posts


Defence Jobs

Vacancy Details


Post Name






Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments

09 (Hindu (Gorkha) only)





Maulvi (Sunni)



Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts

01 (Ladakhi Muslim Shia only)





Bodh Monk(Mahayaana) for Ladakh Scouts


Total Vacancies


Indian Army Teacher Recruitment 2021 Important Dates



Online Registration Begins

11th January 2021

Last Date to Apply Online

09th February 2021

Exam Date

27th June 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Indian Army Teacher Recruitment 2021

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, the candidate must possess the 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 has 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 has 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

Age Limit (as on 01/10/2021)

  • Civilian and In-Service candidates should not below 25 years of age and not above 34 years of age (i.e. candidates born between 01 Oct 1987 and 30 Sep 1996 inclusive of both dates)

Indian Army Teacher Recruitment 2021 Application Process

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

Submission of Application

  • 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”)

Selection Criteria

  • The candidates will be selected on the basis of the screening test (medical and physical test) followed by a written test and interview round. Below are the details for the screening test.

Medical Standard

  • A candidate should have robust physique and mental health, chest should be well developed having minimum 5 cm expansion, should have normal hearing with each ear, should have a sufficient number of natural teeth, i.e. 14 dental points with healthy gums
  • Candidates should not have diseases like deformity of bones, hydrocele, varicose veins or piles.

Physical Standard & Fitness Test



Minimum Standard



For General – 160 cm
For Gorkhas & Ladakhi region candidates – 157 cm
Andaman & Nicobar Island, Lakshadweep Gp incl Minicoys – 155 cm (only Locals)



77 cm



For General (less Gorkha & Ladakhis) – 50 kg
For Gorkhas & Ladakhi region candidates – 48 kg


Physical Fitness Test

Candidates should be able to run 1600m in 08 Minutes

Note: Provisions for extra time for 1.6 km run in Hilly Terrain Areas:

(i) Between 5000 ft to 9000 ft – Additional 30 secs.

(ii) Between 9000 ft to 12000 ft – Additional 120 secs

Exam Pattern

There will be 2 papers. Paper-1 is common to candidates and is a qualifying exam only. Candidates scoring min 40% marks in Paper-I will only be assessed in Paper-II. There will be negative marking of 0.5 marks in each paper. The minimum passing marks for each paper are 40.


No. of Questions


Paper-1 (General Awareness)


2 marks per question

Paper-2 (specific to
religious denominations as applied by the candidates)


2 marks per question




For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

One Response to “Indian Army Teacher Recruitment 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application form”

  1. Neelanjana k says:

    i need to get notification when next they will open for next exam and i need to take up that test and i need to clear i need to go for that

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