Indian Army JCO Religious Teacher Exam
Introduction to Indian Army JCO Religious Teacher :
There are literally hundreds of diverse activities in the Indian Army. Accordingly, the nature of responsibilities also varies. Among these JCO ( Religious Teacher ) service is one.
For the recruitment of JCO ( Religious Teacher ) Indian Army conducts an exam. The examination is held four times a year and is advertised in the Employment News and leading newspapers.
Eligibility for Indian Army JCO Religious Teacher Examination
Nationality : Unmarried male Indian citizens ( including those of Nepal ) are eligible.
- Group ‘X’ – 20 to 25 Years.
- Group ‘y’ – 16-25 Years.
Educational Qualifications :
- Group ‘X’ – Post Graduate/ Trained Graduate.
- Group ‘y’ – BA/B.Sc.(Matric with English & Maths).
Physical Standards :
|Region||States||Height (Cms)||Weight (Kgs)||Chest(Cms)|
|Western Himalayan Region||J&K,HP, Punjab Hills (Area South & West of the Inter state Border between HP & Punjab and North and east of road of Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garhshankar, Ropar ) Garhwal & Kumaon regions of Uttranchal.||166`|
|Eastern Himalayan Region||Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh , Sikkim and Hill Region of West Bengal ( Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts)||160|
|Western Plains Region||Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Western UP ( Meerut and Agra Division)||170||50||77|
|Eastern Plains Region||Eastern UP, Bihar, West Bengal and Orissa||169||50||77|
|Central Region||Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar-Haveli, Daman and Diu||168|
|Southern Region||Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa And Pondicherry||165||50||77|
Special Physical Standards :
|Region- States - category||Height (Cms)||Weight (kgs)||Chest (Cms)|
|Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indians||160||48||77|
|:Andaman, Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including Minicoy :|
|Tribals of recognized areas||162||48||77|
|Brigade of the Guards||173||50||77|
|Corps Military Police||173||50||77|
|*Clerks GD / SKT||162||50||77|
Medical Standards :
A candidate should have robust physique and good mental health. Chest should be well developed having minimum 5 Cms expansion. Should have normal hearing with each ear and good binocular vision in both eyes.
He should be able to read 6/6 in distant vision chart with each eye. Colour vision should be CP III. Should recognize red and green colours.
Should have sufficient number of natural healthy gum and teeth i.e. minimum 14 dental points. Should not have disease like deformity of bones, hydrocele and varicocle or piles.
Physical Fitness Tests ( PFT ) :
To determine the Physical Fitness, the following tests carrying 100 marks are held :
1. 1 Mile Run
2. Pull Ups
4. 9 Feet Ditch
Marking system is as follows :
(a) 1 Mile Run
|5.40 Mins and below||60 Mks|
|5.41 Mins to 5.50||48 Mks|
|5.51 Mins to 6 00||36 Mks|
|6.01 Mins to 6.10||24 Mks|
(b) Pull Ups :
|10 and above||40 Mks|
(c) Balance & 9 Feet Ditch
These are qualifying test and no marks are awarded.