Name of post: Junior Commissioned Officer [Religious Teacher]
No of posts: 96
a) Pandit: 78
b) Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments: 3
c) Granthi: 6
d) Maulvi (Sunni): 5
e) Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts: 1
f) Padre: 2
g) Bodh Monk (Mahayana) for Ladakh Scouts: 1
Age : 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 2019 (i.e. Candidates born between 01 Oct 1985 and 30 Sep 1994 inclusive of both dates) of the Rtg year.
(i) Pandit and Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiment. Hindu candidates with Acharya in Sanskrit OR Shastri in Sanskrit with 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. Christian candidates who have been ordained priesthood by the appropriate ecclesiastical authority and is still on the approved list of the local Bishop.
(v) Bodh Monk (Mahayana). 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 priesthood. The head priest should be in possession of Geshe (PhD) of Khanpa or Lopon or Rabjam with proper certificate from Monastery.
How to apply:
(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 given in "INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE APPLICATION‟).
(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).
(v) Submission of Application by Service Candidates: Applications will only be accepted through official channel (detailed instructions are in "INSTRUCTIONS FOR SERVING SOLDIER‟).
Candidates must submit only one application. Receipt of multiple applications from the same candidate will result in cancellation of candidature.
a) ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS ON 05 Oct 2018 AT 1000 HRS
b) ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON 03 Nov 2018 AT 1700 HRS
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