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Indian Army is the largest branch of Indian Armed Forces. There are numerous career opportunities for both males and females in Indian Army.  There are two types of courses available with the Indian Army-  permanent commission and short service commission.

A permanent commission is an alluring career opportunity with Indian Army  and lasts till you retire.  For a permanent commission, you will be needed to join National Defence Khadakwasla or Indian Military Academy Dehradun.  On the other hand, a short service commission is a service in which candidates will have the option to join the Army and serve the nation as a commissioned officer for 10 years, which can also be extended up to 14 years.  Candidates will have two options- either to elect for a permanent commission or opt out.

Indian Army has invited applications from male candidates for the recruitment of religious teachers in Indian Army.  The duties of the religious teachers would include ministering sick in  the hospitals, attending funerals, reading  prayers, visiting soldiers and giving religious instructions to the children.  The online registration process would be  open from 1st December, 2015 and close on 31st December, 2015.

 Detailed Job Description For Religious Teachers for Indian Army 2016

 Number of Positions– 85

Name and Number of Positions

  • Pandit- 74
  • Granthi-04
  • Padre- 02
  • Pandit (Gorkha)- 01
  • Maulvi (Shia)- 01
  • Bodh Monk-03

Educational Eligibility– The candidates must have received a religious graduation degree in required discipline from a reputed and leading college or university.

Age Eligibility-  The candidates must  be between 27-34 years as on January, 2016.  Age relaxation will be provided to eligible candidates as per the rules.

Medical Fitness– Candidates will be made to go through a physical test. Therefore, they should have robust physique and sound mental health.  They should have sufficient number of teeth and healthy gums, normal hearing with each ear, and should not have any bone disease. Candidates can also get latest details about the medical procedures by visiting the nearest recruiting office.

Selection Method– The candidates will be selected on how they perform in written examination, medical test and interview.

Last Date to ApplyThe last date to apply for the post of religious teachers is 31-12-2015 before 17:00 PM.