Haryana, December 10 – The Indian Army has invited applications for the recruitment of religious leaders like Pandits, Maullvis, Padris and Buddhist Monks by December 24, 2011.
While stating this today, the Director, Recruitment of Army Recruitment Office, Ambala Cantt., Colonel S. K. Pasad said that the recruitment would be carried out for the youth of Haryana,except the districts of Mewat, Palwal, Gurgaon and Faridabad, Himachal Pradesh and UT, Chandigarh for the RRT-68469 Batch. The total number of vacancies in the country was 74 out of which 54 were for Pandits, seven for Maullvis, four Padris and five others and two Buddhist Monks. Candidates should be in the age group of 27 to 34 years to apply for the posts.
He said that candidates should be graduates in any discipline from a recognised university, along with qualifications like Bhushan in Hindi for the position of Pandit, Those, who have done BA with Sanskrit or Hindi as the main subject, but have not done Bhushan in Hindi were also eligible. For the position of Padri, the candidate should have done graduation from a recognised university, in addition to ordained priesthood by ecclesiastical authority and being on the approved list of the local Bishop. For the position of Buddhist Monk, the candidate must be an ordained Buddhist Monk or Buddhist Priest by the appropriate authority. The head Priest should have Geshe (Ph.D) of Khampa or Lopon or Rajban, with proper certificate from monastery. For Granthi the candidates should have done BA with Punjabi as the main subject of have added qualification of Punjabi language. Similarly, for the post of Maullvi the candidate should have done BA with Urdu as the main subject of have added qualification of Urdu language.
Application could be sent to Headquarters of Recruitment Zone, Ambala Cantt.