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.
Name of the Posts
Junior Commissioned Officers Posts (Religious Teacher)
No. of Vacancy
Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments
09 (Hindu (Gorkha) only)
Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts
01 (Ladakhi Muslim Shia only)
Bodh Monk(Mahayaana) for Ladakh Scouts
Indian Army Teacher Recruitment 2021 Important Dates
Online Registration Begins
11th January 2021
Last Date to Apply Online
09th February 2021
27th June 2021
Eligibility Criteria for Indian Army Teacher Recruitment 2021
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’
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.
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)
Indian Army Teacher Recruitment 2021 Application Process
Submission of Application
Physical Standard & Fitness Test
For General – 160 cm
For General (less Gorkha & Ladakhis) – 50 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
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
2 marks per question
For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website