Indian Army Recruitment 2015-2016 for 85 Commissioned Officer Posts

Indian Army Recruitment 2015-2016 for 85 Commissioned Officer Posts. Indian Army has announced a notification for the recruitment of 85 Junior Commissioned Officer(JCO) – Religious Teacher(RT) vacancies for RRT 80, 81 & 82 Courses. Eligible male candidates can apply online from 1-12-2015 at 1000 HRS to 31-12-2015 at 1700 HRS and send their offline application on or before 31-12-2015.

About Indian Army:

The Indian Army is the land-based branch and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces. The President of India serves as Commander-in-Chief of the army, and it is commanded by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), who is a four-star general. Two officers have been conferred the rank of Field marshal, a Five-star rank, which is a ceremonial position of great honour. The Indian Army originated from the armies of the East India Company, which eventually became the British Indian Army and finally the national army after independence. The units and regiments of the Indian Army have diverse histories and have participated in a number of battles and campaigns across the world, earning a large number of battle and theatre honours before and after Independence. The primary mission of the Indian Army is to ensure national security and unity, defending the nation from external aggression and threats, and maintaining peace and security within its borders. It conducts humanitarian rescue operations during natural calamities and other disturbances, like Operation Surya Hope, and can also be requisitioned by the government to cope with internal threats. It is a major component of national power alongside the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force. The army has been involved in four wars with neighbouring Pakistan and one with China. Other major operations undertaken by the army include Operation Vijay, Operation Meghdoot and Operation Cactus. Apart from conflicts, the army has conducted large peace time exercises like Operation Brasstacks and Exercise Shoorveer, and it has also been an active participant in numerous United Nations peacekeeping missions including the ones in Cyprus, Lebanon, Congo, Angola, Cambodia, Vietnam, Namibia, El Salvador, Liberia, Mozambique and Somalia.

The Indian Army has a regimental system, but is operationally and geographically divided into seven commands, with the basic field formation being a division. It is an all-volunteer force and comprises more than 80% of the country’s active defence personnel. It is one of the largest standing armies in the world, with 1,129,900 active troops and 960,000 reserve troops. The army has embarked on an infantry modernisation programme known as Futuristic Infantry Soldier As a System (F-INSAS), and is also upgrading and acquiring new assets for its armoured, artillery and aviation branches.

Indian Army Recruitment 2015-2016 Details:

Total Number of Vacancies: 85posts

Name of the Course: JCO (RT) 80, 81 & 82 Courses

Name of the Category:

  • Pandit: 74 Posts
  • Granthi: 4 Posts
  • Padre: 2 Posts
  • Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiments: 1 Post
  • Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts: 1 Post
  • Bodh Monk (Mahayana): 3 Posts

Important Dates:

Start Date to Apply Online: 1-12-2015 at 1000 HRS
Last Date to Apply Online: 31-12-2015 at 1700 HRS
Date of Written Examination: 28-2-2016
Date of Interview: 30-3-2016
Date of Finally Selected Candidates List: 4-5-2016.

Age Limit:

Candidates age must have 27 to 34 years for Civilian Candidates & 25 to 34 years for Serving Combatants on Remusteration as on 1-1-2016.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates must have possess Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected based on Written Examination and Interview.

How to Apply:

Post No.1 to 3: The eligible male candidates can apply online through the website from 1-12-2015 at 1000 HRS to 31-12-2015 at 1700 HRs.
Post No.4 to 6: Candidates send their written application form in prescribed format along with all relevant certificates & passport size photograph, in an envelope should be superscribed as “Application for JCO (RT) Course No 80, 81 & 82? at Headquarters Recruiting Zones & concerned Regimental Centres on or before 31-12-2015.

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