Indian Army JCO Recruitment 2011
1. Indian Army Junior Commissioned Officer Applications 2011 are invited from candidates for Indian Army recruitment of Religious Teachers in the Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officer for RRT 66 course. Religious Teachers preach religious scriptures to troops and conduct various rituals at Regimental / Unit religious institutions.
Indian Army Junior Commissioned Officer duties Religious Teachers 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 instruction and welfare of the Officers, Soldiers and their families.
2. Indian Army Eligibility Criteria :
(a) Must not be below 27 years or over 34 years for civil candidates and between 25 years to 34 years of remustered candidates as on first day of Recruitment Rally. Candidates are requested to contact nearest recruiting office / Zone given in Para 7 of Indian Army advertisement for date of recruitment Ratty.
(b) Indian Army Educational & Language
Indian Army Qualifications :
The Minimum Indian Army educational qualification for appointment will be graduation in any discipline from a recognized university. In addition they must also possess one of the following qualifications according to the religious denomination of the individuals :
(i) Pandit :
Madhyama in Sanskrit or Bhushan in Hindi or equivalent standard in the regional language concerned. Those who have passed BA with Sanskrit / Hindi as one of the elective (main) subjects but have not done Madhyama in Sanskrit or Bhushan in Hindi are also eligible.
Note : 1
For Indian domicile Gorkha candidates applying for the Indian Army JCO post of Pandit the minimum educational qualification for Indian Army appointments will be same as 2(b) (i) Above.
2. For Nepalese domicile Gorkha candidates applying for the Indian Army post of Pandit the minimum educational qualification for Indian Army appointment will be as under :
(a) B.A with Sanskrit / Hindi as one of the elective (main) subjects but have not done. Madhyama in Sanskrit or Bhushan in Hindi. Or
(b) Graduation / Indian Army Post Graduation in Sanskrit from any recognized university of Nepal.
(c) Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university with Madhyama in Sanskrit or Bhushan in Hindi or equivalent standard in the regional Language concerned.
(ii) Padre :
Indian Army Minimum qualification is graduation from recognized university. In addition person who has been ordained priest by the appropriate ecclesiastical authority and is still on the approved list of the local Bishop.
(Hi) Bodh Monk :
Any person who has been ordained Buddhist Monk / Buddhist Priest the head Priest should be in possession of Geshe (Ph.D) of Khampa or Lopon or Rajban with proper certificate from Monastery by the appropriate authority. The term Apprioriate Authority means t-lead Priest of the Monastery where the person has been initiated into Priesthood / Buddhist Priest.
For candidates applying for remustering in any of the categories above the Indian Army minimum qualification will be 10+2.
(d) Culture :
Candidates should belong to the culture of the appropriate religious denomination and religious qualification acceptable to the troops.
To fill the existing Indian Army vacancies 2011 of the Budhist Monk the minimum educational qualification is relaxed from graduate to 10 + 2 standard.
(e) Indian Army Medical Standards :
A candidate should have robust physique and mental health, chest should be well developed having minimum 5 cm. expansion, should have normal hearing with each ear. Should have sufficient number of natural healthy gum and teeth, i.e. 14 dental points. Should not have diseases like deformity of bones, Hydrocele, varicose veins or piles. Should be in medical category AYE read in conjunction With SAO 6/S/05/Rtg dt. 05 Aug 2005.
Visual Standards and Radial Keratotomy : Read in conjunction with Army Headquarters letter 08346/0rg 2 (MP) (A) dated 10 Sep. 99.
(f) Indian Army Physical Standards :
Minimum Physical Standards
(i) Height -160 cm
(ii) Weight – 50 Kg.
(iii) Chest -77 cm.
(iv) Physical Fitness Tests (PFT) – candidate should be able to run one mile in eight minutes.
Procedure of Indian Army Selection :
3. (a) The recruitment will be effected through all the HQ Recruiting Zones, ARO Secunderabad, ARO Trichy, ARO Mangalore, ARO Trivandrum, IRO, Delhi Cantt, Ladakh Scout Regt Centre, Leh and JAKLI Regt Trg Centre, Swinger.
(b) Submission of Indian Army Applications :
Duly filled in Indian Army application form 2011 as per the proforma given in the Indian Army advertisement 2011 to be submitted latest by 09 April 2011 along with the required documents duly superscribed Application for JCQ (Religious Teacher) RRT 66 Course’ on the top outer cover of the envelope to the HQ Rtg Zone / ARO’. Indian Army Online Application Form 2011 submitted to the Headquarters Recruiting Zone / ARO of which the candidate is not domicile of will be rejected. Postal Addresses of Headquarters Recruiting Zones, AROs & Concerned Regimental Centres are given in para 7 below.
(c) Candidates found eligible will be issued call up letters by concerned HQ Rtg Zone / ARC, IRO, Delhi Cantt, Ladakh Scout Regt Centre Leh and JAKLI Regt Trg Centre, Sri Nagar for initial screening which will include checking of original certificates and medical examinations.
(d) The screened candidates will be put through Indian Army written exam which will be conducted on 29.05.2011 and will comprise two papers as follows :
Paper I : (Maximum Marks -100).
Paper I will contain objective type questions on general awareness and will be common to candidates of all Religious Denominations.
Paper II : (Maximum Marks -100).
Paper II will test the knowledge specific to particular religious denominations to which the candidate belongs. The paper may be answered in English or Hindi. .
Only those candidates who have passed on the basis of marks obtained in Paper-I, will be allowed to appear in Paper-II.
(e) Successful candidates will be interviewed” at selected Regt Centres. Maximum Marks for Indian Army interview will be 100. Final selection will be done by a.board of officers and successful candidates will be enrolled as Junior Commissioned Officer / Religious Teacher). Candidates finally selected will undergo 06.weeks training at Regimental Centres followed by 11 weeks Indian Army training at Institute of National Integration, Pune.
(f) Rejection can take place at any stage during training for Indian Army also. Free Conveyance.
4. Candidates called for the Indian Army interview at Regt. Training Centres will be entitled to free Conveyance for their journey from home to the concerned Training centre and back for one time only.
Number of Indian Army Vacancies
5. Total no of Vacancies in Indian Army for RRT 66 Course are-40. (Pandit-27, Padre-10 & Bodh Mark-03).
6. (a) Indian Army Appointment :
On successful completion of Indian Army training the Candidates will be Commissioned as religious teachers in the rank of subedas.
(b) Promotion in Indian Army :
ALL JCO (Religious Teachers) will become eligible for paid acting, promotion to the rank of Subedar / Risaldar on completion of at least 10 years service as a religious teacher.
(c) Indian Army Pay, Allowances and Perks :
The JCO (RT) will be placed at the minimum pay scale of 9300-34800. In addition they will be entitled to DA, free accommodation, entitled ration for self, uniform, free medical and leave travel concession for self, family, and dependents, canteen (abilities and other allowances as admissible to the regular Army.
(d) Retirement in Indian Army :
Normal age of superannuation for JCT (RT) in the rank of Naib Subedar / will be 57 years. A Subedar major (RT) will retire on completion of 4 years of service as Subedar Major or 57 years of age, which ever is earlier.
7. Postal Address of Headquarters Recruiting Zones / Concerned Regimental Centres :
|1. HQ Rtg Zone,|
Ambala Cantt – 133 001.
(For Haryana and Himachala Pradesh)
|2. HQ Rtg Zona 148,|
Fd Marshal KM Kariappa Road,
Bangalore – 560 025.
(For Karnataka, Kerala and Lakshwadeep)
|3. HQ Rtg Zone,
Fort Saint George,
Chennai – 600 009.
(For Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh Pondicheri & AN Islands)
|4.HQ Rtg Zone Danapur Cantt – 801 503.|
(For Bihar & Jharkhand)
|5. IRO Delhi Cantt – 110 010.|
(For Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad & Mewat Dial of Maryana)
|6. HQ Rtg Zone T-23,
Ridge Road Jabalpur – 482 001.
(For Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh)
|7. HQ Rtg Zone,|
Post Box No 35 Jaipur,
(Raj) – 302 016.
|8. HQ Rtg Zone,|
Jalandhar Cantt – 144 005.
(For Punjab and J & K)
|9. HQ Rtg Zone,
1, Gokhle Road, Kolkata.
(for W Bengal, Sikkim & Orissa)
|10. HQ Rtg Zone 238,|
M G Road Lucknow Cantt – 226 002.
(For Uttar Pradesh & Uttrakhand)
|11. HQ Rtg Zone,|
3, Rajender Singhji Road,
Pune – 410 001.
|12. HQ Rtg Zone Shillong – 793 001. (For NE States)|
|13. ARO Secunderabad (APHS|
(For Maharashtra, Goa,
Gujarat and UT of Diu & Daman)
|14.ARO Trichy (TN)-01||15 ARO Mangalore,
|16. ARO Trivandum,|
|17. Ladakh Scout Regt Centre C/O 56 APO||18. JAKLI Regt. Trg Centre C/O 56 APO|