Indian Army Religious Teacher Recruitment 2022: JCO RT 91,92

Indian Army JCO RT Recruitment 2022

For the RRT 91 and 92 courses, the Indian Army is accepting applications from qualified male candidates for the position of Religious Teacher as Junior Commissioned Officer.
At Regimental/Unit religious institutions, religious teachers deliver sermons to the troops and carry out numerous rites. In addition to generally looking after the religious institutions and the welfare of the Officers, Soldiers, and their families, their duties also include attending funerals, ministering to the sick in hospitals, reading prayers with the convalescents, visiting soldiers serving prison sentences, and giving special religious instruction to children and enlisted boys.

Indian Army Recruitment 2022 – Overview

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About Details
About Join Indian Army JCO Recruitment 2022 Apply Online
Type Indian Army Recruitment
Courses RRT 80, 81 & 82 Courses
Notification Date October (Expected)
Category Indian Army Recruitment 2022
Academic Year 2022
Official Website

Indian Army JCO RT – Important Dates

Starting Date of Indian Army RT Application Form 08 October 2022
Starting Date of Indian Army RT Application Form 09 November 2022
Indian Army RT Exam Date 26 November 2022

Indian Army JCO RT Notification PDF

For the Pandit, Pandit (Gorkha), Granthi, Maulvi (Shia), Padri, Bodh Monk, and Maulvi (Sunni) categories, there are a total of 128 openings. It is their duty to lead numerous rites at Regimental/Unit religious institutions and to preach religious scriptures to the troops.

They must also attend funerals, minister to the sick in hospitals, read prayers with convalescents, visit soldiers serving prison sentences, and give special religious instruction to children and enlisted boys in addition to generally caring for the religious institutions and the welfare of officers, soldiers, and their families.

Indian Army Religious Teacher Vacancy Details

S.No. Post Category Religion/ Category of the Applicant Number of Vacancies
1. Pandit Hindu 108
2. Gorkha Pandit for Gorkha Regiments Hindu Gorkha 5
3. Granthi Sikh 8
4. Maulvi Sunni Muslim 3
5. Shia Maulvi for Ladakh Scouts Muslim 1
6. Padre Christian 2
7. Mahayana Bodh Monk for Ladakh Scouts Buddhist 1
Total 128

Indian Army JCO & RT Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criteria for candidates applying for the JCO exam for the previous years.

Age Limit (as of 01/10/2022)

The age bracket in respect of Civilian and In-Service Candidates would not be below 25 years of age and not above 36 years of age on 01 Oct 2022 (i.e. candidates born between 01 Oct 1986 and 30 Sep 1997 inclusive of both dates).

Educational Qualification

A graduate in any discipline from an accredited university shall be the minimal requirement for admission to this unique list of Junior Commissioned Officers (Religious Teachers). In addition, the candidate must meet the requirements below, depending on their religious affiliation: –

(i) Pandit and Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiment. Hindu candidates with Acharya in Sanskrit
Shastri in Sanskrit with a one-year diploma in „Karam Kand‟.
(ii) Granthi. 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.
(iv) Padre. 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. The head priest should be in possession of Geshe (PhD) of Khampa or Lopon or Rabjam with a proper certificate from the Monastery.
Note:- The above mandatory education qualifications should be acquired by individuals from recognized universities. All the above eligibility criteria are common for In-service and Civil Candidates.

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Indian Army JCO RT Apply Online Link

The direct link to apply online for the JCO RT exam has been provided below. The Junior Commissioned Officer posts for the Religious Teacher posts will work out for you.

How to Apply for the Indian Army JCO RT exam?

  • Visit the Indian Army’s official website at
  • On the home page, in the JCO/OR enrolment row, click the link that reads “JCO / OR Apply / Login” (green coloured).
  • Fill out the registration form online.
  • As you highlight each field, there are suggestions to help you fill it out.
  • Your profile will open once the details have been filled in.
  • Select “Apply Online.”
  • When you have finished filling out the form, click on the preview to make sure that everything you have entered is accurate before you save it.
  • Use your email address and password to log in, then print the application form whenever you like.

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