Indian Army Recruitment 2016 for 85 JCO (Religious Teacher) Posts

Indian Army Recruitment 2016 – Notification for 85 Jr Commissioned Officer (Religious Teacher) Posts. Last date 31.12.2015

Indian Army has issued an official notification inviting applications from eligible Indian citizens, who are interested in joining the force. Army is going to conduct a recruitment for 85 Religious Teacher – Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) posts for RRT 80, 81 & 82 Courses. Interested candidates can read eligibility details on this page. Eligible candidates may apply online from 01.12.2015 to 31.12.2015.

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Name of the Course: JCO (RT) 80, 81 & 82 Courses

Total No. of Posts: 85

  1. Pandit: 74 Posts
  2. Granthi: 04 Posts
  3. Padre: 02 Posts
  4. Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments: 01 Post
  5. Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts: 01 Post
  6. Bodh Monk (Mahayana): 03 Posts

Eligibility Criteria

Education

  1. Pandit: Hindu candidates with Madhyama in Sanskrit or Bhushan in Hindi or equivalent standard in the regional language concerned
  2. Granthi: Sikh Candidates with Vidwan in Punjabi or equivalent standard in the regional language concerned
  3. Padre: Christian candidates who have been ordained priesthood by the appropriate ecclesiastical authority and are still on the approved list of the local Bishop
  4. Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments: Hindu (Gorkha) candidates with Madhyama in Sanskrit
  5. Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts: Muslim Shia ladakh personnel candidates with Maulvi Alim in Arabic, Adib Alim in Urdu or equivalent standard in the regional language concerned
  6. Bodh Monk (Mahayana): Budhist (Mahayana) candidates who have been ordained Monk or Budhist Priest, by the Appropriate Authority

Age limit: 27 to 34 years for Civilian candidates & 25 to 34 years for Serving Combatants on Remusteration as on 01.01.2016.

Selection will be based on written examination, physical standard test, physical efficiency test and Interview.

Exam Pattern

  • Mode: Written
  • Date: 28.02.2016
  • Questions type: Objective
  • No. of papers: 2
    • General awareness – 100 marks
    • Knowledge specific to particular religious denomination – 100 marks

Pay Scale: Rs 9300-34800 per month

Important Dates

  • Online Applications: From 01.12.2015 to 31.12.2015 till 5 PM
  • Last date for receipt of Application printout: 31.12.2015
  • Written Exam date: 28.02.2016
  • Interview date: 30.03.2016
  • Final result: 04.05.2016

How to Apply?

Eligible and interested candidates may apply online by following the link given below from 01.12.2015 to 31.12.2015 till 5 PM for post no. 1 to 3

Candidates applying for post no. 4 to 6 need to send their applications in the format prescribed below along with all related documents & passport size photograph, in an envelope superscribed as “Application for JCO (RT) Course No 80, 81 & 82″ to the Headquarters Recruiting Zones & concerned Regimental Centres so as to reach on or before 31.12.2015.

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