KOLKATA - 700054


ADVT. NO.: BI/ 09/2010, dtd. 14.09.2010


Bose Institute, Kolkata is a Central Autonomous Institute founded by Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose in 1917.  This is one of the premier Scientific Research Institute in India.  It is fully funded by the Government of India, Department of Science & Technology.  The main objective of the Institute is to carryout research on both Physical & Biological Sciences.


The Director, Bose Institute, Kolkata, invites applications from bonafied Indian Citizens for one position of Junior Laboratory Assistant for Acharya J. C. Bose Museum of this Institute on contract basis for a period of one (01) year.  The position is purely temporary.  The tenure may be extended of upto three (03) years on yearly basis subject to satisfactory performance of the work done during the previous year and requirement of the Institute.


        Remuneration                                    :       Rs.  15,000/- to Rs. 20,000/- p.m. (consolidated) depending upon qualification and experience.


        Essential Qualification                            


        A. Educational                                     :  i)         Science Graduates with honours and diploma/ Post-graduate Degree in Museology from a recognized University/ Institution.


        B. Experience                                       :  i)           Knowledge of museum technique and experience of popularizing museum service.


                                                                                        ii)    About two years working experience in a reputed museum including various facets of museum related work, use of latest IT Technique for planning and maintenance of museum.


        C. Duties                                              : i)            Overall planning, supervision and maintenance of the Museum.

                                                                        ii)            General layout of the Galleries and display of exhibits.

                                                                       iii)            Safe custody and security of the exhibits and Museum stores.

                                                                      iv)            Any other duties relating to the Museum, assigned by the Authority


        Age                                                       :       Preferably below 35 years.

                                                           (relaxable in case of SC/ST/OBC/Women candidates only as per rule)





1.                     Only applications received online will be processed.  Applications sent by post/ courier/ email/ FAX will not be accepted/ processed.


2.                     The last date of submission of online application is 08.10.2010 (5.00 p.m.). The System will not accept any application after 5.00 p.m. on 08.10.2010.


3.                     Copies of Certificates/ Testimonials need not be attached at this stage; these will be obtained at a later stage from the short-listed candidates called for Test/ Interview.


4.                     Eligibility criteria including the upper age limit will be reckoned on the last date of submission of application.


5.                     The short-listed candidates will be intimated the date of test/ interview at their respective email IDs.  The list will also be available at this website.  No individual letter to the candidates will be sent.


6.                     Before applying, the applicants should ensure that they posses at least the essential qualifications laid down for the position and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement.  If a candidate is found not eligible, his candidature will be cancelled at any stage of the recruitment.  (It may be noted that even if a candidate qualify in the test/ interview and subsequently it is found that he does not fulfill the eligibility criteria, his candidature will be cancelled).


7.                     The prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and mere possession of the same does not entitle a candidate to be called for interview.  In the event of number of applications being large the Institute will resort to short listing criteria to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable limit by written test.


8.                     The interested and eligible candidates may keep a watch at this site for any amendment.


9.                     Candidates working in Government/ Semi Government/ PSU/ Autonomous Bodies/ etc. should produce No Objection Certificate at the time of interview, if called for. 


10.                  No interim queries will be entertained.


11.                  Canvassing or bringing influence in any form will disqualify the candidature.


12.                  The Institute Authority reserves the right to reject any/ all applications without assigning any reason whatsoever.


13.                  After submitting the online application, a copy of the application will be generated on the screen. Please take a printout or save the application.  Those who are called for written test/ interview should bring one print copy of this application duly signed and affixing a recent passport size photograph along with original & photocopies of certificates and testimonials and a standard ID Proof.


14.                  For each application, one unique Applicant Number will be generated.  Therefore, candidates are advised to apply only once.  They are also advised not to click the back button or refresh button during online application.



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