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Sub: Filling up the post of Security Officer, Victoria Memorial Hall, an Autonomous organization under Ministry of Culture, Government of India

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for recruitment against the Group 'B' Post of the Security Officer (Reserved for Person with Disability [one arm / one leg]) in the scale in P.B-2 of Rs. 9,300/- - 34,800/-; Grade pay Rs. 4,600/-.

1. The eligibility conditions, qualifications and experience required for the post and other details are given in Annexure-I.

2. The maximum age limit for the applicant shall not exceed fifty years (including relaxation of five years)as on 31.03.2016.

3. The appointment to the post shall be on Temporary Basis with probation period of two year which may be extended if the competent authority considers it necessary. Confirmation to the post is subject to satisfactory performance during probation period and as per the Rules in force of the Central Government.

4. Application (in duplicate) should be submitted in the enclosed proforma (Annexure-II). For candidates in service, who can be spared by their present Employer in the event of their being selected, should send their application through proper channel with the following documents-:

(i)Integrity Certificate.

(ii)Vigilance clearance in respect of the applicant.

(iii)No objection certificate from the present employer

The applications should be Super scribed on the cover as"Application for the post of Security Officer", andshould reach to the Secretary & Curator, Victoria Memorial, I Queen's Way, Kolkata 700071 latest by 11.03.2016

Applications, received after the closing date or otherwise found incomplete, will not be considered.


Name of Post : Security Officer

Number of posts :

Scale of pay :

Revised Scale of Pay in PB-2 of Rs. 9,300/- - 34,800/- Grade pay Rs. 4,600/-.

Classification :

Not to exceed 50 years (including relaxation of five years) as on 31.03.2016

Mode of recruitment :

Duly filled in application form (computer-typed neatly in the format given format) complete in all respect should be sent to "The Secretary & Curator, Victoria Memorial Hall, 1 Queen's Way, Kolkat-700071" within 11th March, 2016. The envelope containing the application must be superscripted "Application for the post of Security Officer". Candidates already in employment should send their application through proper channel alongwith a no objection certificate and undertaking from the Head of the Institution/Department that the candidate will be released to join the post in the event of his selection. They may, however, send an advance copy of their applications directly so as to reach the Secretary & Curator, VMH within 11th March, 2016. VMH will not be liable for any postal delay and the applications reaching after the last date will not be Considered.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  1. To perform all sorts of Security work
  2. All work related to preparation of Budget / Annual Action Plan for security Unit.
  3. All work related to checking of all Bills related to the Security Unit.
  4. All work related to checking of claims for Payment to outside authorities / Govt. departments for work done / supplies and /or Services provided of the Security Unit.
  5. All work related to deployment of Manpower, monitoring of C.C.T.V etc.
  6. Any other work as may be assigned by the superior Officer

Educational qualification and experience :


  1. Graduate from a recognized University or equivalent.
  2. Ex-Servicemen at least in the rank of J.C.O. or Police Officer of equivalent rank having  experience or watch and wad staff

Persons holding Class II/III posts in the Security department of Central Museum having

  1. At least five years experience in Museum Security and
  2. 5 years service in the armed forces / police.

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Victoria Memorial Hall,Kolkata offers visitors free guided tours (35 - 40 Minutes) through the museum galleries [ Timings 10:00AM, 11:00AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:00PM ]