Army Religious Teacher Syllabus, Exam Pattern. [ Junior Commissioned Officers ]

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Army Religious Teacher Syllabus and Exam Pattern:-

Religious Teachers preach religious scriptures to troops and conduct various rituals at Regimental/Unit religious institutions. Their duties also include attending funerals, ministering to the sick in hospitals, reading prayers with the convalescents, visiting soldiers undergoing sentence, giving special religious instructions to the children and enlisted boys besides attending generally to the religious institutions and welfare of the Officers, Soldiers and their families.

Eligibility Criteria:- All the Eligibility Criteria will be common for In-Service and Civil Candidates.

Age Limit:- The age bracket in respect of Civilian and In-Service Candidates would not below 25 years of age and not above 34 years of age on 01 Oct 2020 (i.e. candidates born between 01 Oct 1986 and 30 Sep 1995 inclusive of both dates).

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.

For Detail Eligibility Criteria for Junior Commissioned Officers (Religious Teacher) click on the below link:-

Indian Army Religious Teachers Recruitment Notification, Eligibility Criteria Etc. 2019

Indian Army Religious Teacher Selection Process:-

  • Screening Tests
  • Written Examination
  • Interview
Screening Test Includes:-

Candidates found eligible will be issued with Admit Card for initial screening which will include checking of original certificate, physical fitness test followed by a medical examination at respective Headquarters Recruiting Zone/ Regimental Centres concerned.

Written Examination for Junior Commissioned Officer:-

Screened candidates will be put through written examination which will be conducted on 23 Feb 2020. The written examination will contain the objective type of questions and comprise of two papers as follows: –

Religious Teacher Exam Pattern:-
  • 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.
Papers Subjects No. of Questions Max Marks Negative Marking Per the Wrong Answer
Paper-1 General Awareness 50 100 -0.5
Paper-2 specific to religious denominations as applied by the candidates 50 100 -0.5
Total 100 200

Marks obtained in Paper-1 will not be counted for preparation of merit list for appearing in the interview or final selection.

  • Candidates who have been shortlisted based on marks only in Paper-2 will be interviewed by the board of officers at 1 ASC Trg Centre, Bangalore and 39 GTC, Varanasi as applicable.
  • Candidates scoring a minimum of 50 out of 100 marks (50%) will qualify in the interview.
  • The final selection will be based on the merit list drawn on the basis of the total marks obtained in Paper-II and interview.

Indian Army Religious Teacher Syllabus:-

Syllabus For Paper-I:-

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography and who’s who. In addition Abbreviations, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Terminology, Indian Armed Forces, Continents and Sub Continents, Inventions and Discoveries, The Constitution of India, International Organizations, Books and Authors, Knowledge of Important events that have happened in India and at world level in
the recent years, Current important world events, Prominent personalities etc.

Syllabus For Paper-2:-

Pandit, Maulvi, Granthi, Padre, Monk, Rituals, Scriptures and Discourses of Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Christianity and Buddhism, Motivational concepts.


The above syllabus is not a comprehensive list of topics pertaining to the subject. Questions are designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of an educated person. At times questions may be asked other than the above topics but definitely within the syllabus of CBSE.

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.

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