Indian Army Recruitment for the post of Junior Commissioned Officer

Applications are invited from eligible Indian male candidates for recruitment of Religious Teachers in Indian Army as Junior ommissioned Officers for RRT 91, 92, 93, 94 & 95 courses. Religious Teachers preach religious scriptures to troops and conduct various rituals at Regimental / Unit religious institutions.

Indian Army Recruitment


Ser NoCategoryVacanciesRemarks
1Pandit171Hindu (Gorkha) andidates only
2Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments09
4Maulvi (Sunni)05
5Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts01Ladakhi Muslim Shia candidates only
7Bodh Monk (Mahayana) for Ladakh Scouts01
Note: – These vacancies are tentative and may be changed at any stage.


All the Eligibility Criteria will be common for In Service and Direct Entry

Age Limit

The age bracket in respect of Civilian and In-Service
would not below 25 years of age and not above 34 years of
age on 01 Oct 2021 (i.e. candidates born between 01 Oct 1987 and 30 Sep
inclusive of both dates).

Educational Qualification.

Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university

Physical Standard and Fitness Test

S/ NoCriteriaMinimum Standard
1Height (cm)(i) For General – 160.
(ii) For Gorkhas & Ladakhi region candidates – 157.
(iii) Andaman & Nicobar Island, Lakshadweep Gp incl Minicoys – 155 (only Locals).
2Chest (cm)77 for all
3Weight (kg)(i) For General (less Gorkha & Ladakhis) – 50.
(ii) For Gorkhas & Ladakhi region candidates – 48.
4Physical Fitness TestCandidates 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.

Written Examination

PaperPass Marks /Max MarksTotal QuestionsMarks per
Marks per
(General Awareness)
Paper-2 (specific to
religious denominations as
applied by the candidates)

Last Date: 09-02-2021

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