Indian Army Recruitment has announced job notification and Applications are invited from eligible male candidates for recruitment of Religious Teachers in Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officers for RRT 87 & 88 courses. Religious Teachers preach religious scriptures to troops and conduct various rituals at Regimental/Unit religious institutions. Total Vacancies are 96 and the last date to apply is 03-11-2018.
भारतीय सेना भर्ती ने नौकरी अधिसूचना की घोषणा की है और आरआरटी 87 और 88 पाठ्यक्रमों के लिए जूनियर कमिश्नर ऑफिसर के रूप में भारतीय सेना में धार्मिक शिक्षकों की भर्ती के लिए पात्र पुरुष उम्मीदवारों से आवेदन आमंत्रित किए गए हैं। धार्मिक शिक्षक सैनिकों को धार्मिक ग्रंथों का प्रचार करते हैं और रेजिमेंटल / यूनिट धार्मिक संस्थानों में विभिन्न अनुष्ठान करते हैं। कुल रिक्तियां 96 हैं और आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 03-11-2018 है।
Indian Army Recruitment Important Dates -
|Starting Date to Apply Online||05 Oct 2018 at 10:00 AM|
|Closing Date to Apply Online||03 Nov 2018 till 05:00 PM|
|Last date for submission of Application Form||18 Nov 2018|
|Category||No. of Post||Eligibility||Remark|
|Pandit||78||Hindu candidates with Acharya in Sanskrit.
Shastri in Sanskrit with a one-year diploma in „Karam Kand‟.
|Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments||03||Hindu candidates with Acharya in Sanskrit.
Shastri in Sanskrit with a one-year diploma in „Karam Kand‟.
|Hindu (Gorkha) candidates only|
|Granthi||06||Sikh candidates with „Gyani‟ in Punjabi.||-|
|Maulvi (Sunni)||05||Muslim candidates with Maulvi Alim in Arabic or Adib Alim in Urdu.||-|
|Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts||01||Muslim candidates with Maulvi Alim in Arabic or Adib Alim in Urdu.||Ladakhi Muslim Shia candidates only|
|Padre||02||Christian candidates who have been ordained priesthood by the appropriate ecclesiastical authority and is still on the approved list of the local Bishop.||-|
|Bodh Monk (Mahayana) for Ladakh Scouts||01||Buddhist (Mahayana) candidates 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 a priesthood. The head priest should be in possession of Geshe (PhD) of Khanpa or Lopon or Rabjam with a proper certificate from Monastery.||Buddhist (Mahayana) candidates only|
Medical Standards -
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 sufficient number of natural teeth, i.e. 14 dental points with healthy gums.
Physical Standard and Fitness Test
|Height (cm)||160 (157 for Gorkhas & Ladakhi region candidates)|
|Weight (kg)||50 (48 for Gorkhas)|
|Physical Fitness Test||1.6 Km Run (1600 Mtr)
Candidate Up to 30 yrs of Age: should be able to run in 05 Minutes 45 seconds.
Candidate Beyond 30 yrs of Age: should be able to run in 06 Minutes 30 seconds.
Note: Provisions for extra time for 1.6 km run in Hilly Terrain
(i) Between 5000 ft to 9000 ft - Additional 30 secs
(ii) Between 9000 ft to 12000 ft - Additional 120 secs
Selection will be done on the basis of Screening, Written Examination, Interview.
Screening. Candidates found eligible will be issued with Admit Card for initial screening which will include checking of original certificate, physical fitness test followed by the medical examination at respective Headquarters Recruiting Zone/Regimental Centres concerned.
Written Examination, Interview and Terms of Enrolment. Screened candidates will be put through written examination which will be conducted on 24 Feb 2019. The written examination will contain the objective type of questions and comprise of two papers as follows:-
|Paper||Pass Marks /Max Marks||Total Questions||Marks per Question||Negative Marks per the Wrong Answer|
|Paper-1 (General Awareness)||40/100||50||02||-0.5|
|Paper-2 (specific to religious denominations as applied by the candidates)||40/100||50||02||-0.5|
1. Paper-1 is common to candidates of all religious denominations. Paper-I is a qualifying exam only. Candidates scoring min 40% marks in Paper-I will only be assessed in Paper-II. Marks obtained in Paper-1 will not be counted while preparation of merit list for appearing in the interview or final selection.
2. Marks obtained in Paper-2 will be counted for preparation of merit list for appearing in the interview.
3. No bonus marks are entitled to the son of Serving/Ex-servicemen/War Widow/Widow and Sportsmen/NCC/Computer certificate holders.
(a) The final merit list will be based on the marks obtained by the candidates in Paper-2 and Interview. Only those candidates who come in the merit will be interviewed by a board of officers at 1 ASC Trg Centre, Bangalore and 39 GTC, Varanasi as applicable.
(b) The names of candidates declared successful in the written examination and shortlisted for interview will be put on Rtg Dte website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in by HQ Rtg Zone, Bangalore.
Terms of Enrollment -
(a) Candidates finally selected will be enrolled as JCO (RT) and will undergo 06 weeks of Basic training at BEG and Centre, Kirkee followed by 11 weeks of training specific to religious denominations as applied by the candidates at Institute of National Integration (INI), Pune.
(b) On successful completion of training, the candidates will be commissioned as Religious Teachers in the rank of Naib Subedar as per existing terms and conditions. Rejection can take place at any stage during training also.
How to apply
1) Recruitment of Junior Commissioned Officer (Religious Teacher) for Pandit, Granthi, Padri and Maulvi (Sunni) categories will be through the online registration and online application on our website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
2) Candidates can click on “Check Eligibility” on www.joinindianarmy.nic.in and can apply online for chosen / eligible career option in the Indian Army. For online application candidates should carry the following: -
(a) Education qualification certificates including matriculation certificate.
(b) Personal details, including permanent address with PIN Number.
(c) Verification / domicile certificate.
(d) Have a personal valid e-mail.
(e) Have a personal mobile number.
3. Procedure for Applying Online. For registering online, visit the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in and proceed as follow: -
(a) Click on the portion "Apply Online‟ on the home page in JCO/ OR enrolment row (green coloured).
(b) Fill the online registration form. Tips to assist in filling upfield have been provided as you highlight each field.
(c) After filling the details, your profile will open.
(d) Click on Apply Online. As per your eligibility, the options with caption Apply Online will appear. Click on the Button to apply and details filled in during registration will come as prefilled. Fill the balance details on each tab like contact details and education details etc.
(e) After filling the form, click on preview and check if all the information entered by you is correct as you will not be able to make any correction after saving.
(f) Candidates can log in by using the e-mail id and password and candidates can take the print out of the application form any time.
(g) Once the registration closes on the last day, system will generate Roll Number for eligible candidates.
(h) Applicants are advised to check the profile on www.joinindianarmy.nic.in for obtaining Roll Number.
(i) Admit Card is generated when the rally is scheduled.
(j) Applicants are advised to check the profile of www.joinindianarmy.nic.in for Admit Card.
(k) The candidates are required to print one copy of Admit Card and affix their recent passport size photograph on it.
4. Online registration does not imply that the candidate has fulfilled all the criteria for recruitment.
5. Your registration is subject to subsequent scrutiny and can be rejected, if found INELIGIBLE/INVALID at any point of time.
6. Before submitting the application check the entries made and save the application. After submitting the application, take two copies of the printout and the Roll Number generated by the system.
7. Please print one copy of Admit Card on good quality paper in black and white laser printer with 600 x 600 or higher resolution and affix your recent passport size photo on it.
8. Admit Card is the compulsory document to be carried for the rally on the scheduled date along with following documents in Original as well as Photocopies: -
(a) Character certificate by Sarpanch of the Village or authorized signatory of the State Government.
(b) Domicile/Resident/Nativity certificate from the authorized signatory of the State Government.
(c) Certificate from matriculation onward and detailed Mark sheet of each year separately pertaining to Educational Qualification.
(d) Original and photocopy of relationship certificate issued by concerned Record Officer for Son of serviceman/Ex-servicemen, Son of War Widow/Son of Widow, if applicable.
9. Candidates must submit only one application.
General Guidelines -
(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 www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. Manual applications for these categories will be rejected (detailed instructions are 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 the given 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).
(e) Submission of Application by Service Candidates: Applications will only be accepted through official channel (detailed instructions are in "INSTRUCTIONS FOR SERVING SOLDIER‟).
(f) All the above terms and conditions, vacancies and selection procedures are subject to change from time to time. Only male candidates are eligible to apply.
(g) List of recognised universities to be verified from the official website of UGC/AICTE or the nearest HQ Recruiting Zone/Army Recruiting Office/ Independent Recruiting Office, Delhi Cantt.
(h) Candidates who are serving with any organization and are selected for the interview will produce “No Objection Certificate” from their employer at Zonal Recruiting Office before dispatch.
(j) The candidates are required to produce the following original documents when called for screening: -
(i) Character certificate by Sarpanch of the Village or authorized signatory of the State Government.
(ii) Domicile/Resident/Nativity certificate from the authorized signatory of the State Government.
(iii) Original Certificate from matriculation onward and detailed Mark sheet of each year separately pertaining to Educational Qualification.
(iv) Son of Servicemen/Ex-servicemen, Son of War Widow/Son of Widow, certificate in original, if applicable.
(k) Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearms i.e., from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side of the hand.
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