Govt. of India
Archaeological Survey of India
National Mission on Monuments & Antiquities
GE Building, Red Fort Complex, Red Fort, Delhi- 110006
Applications are invited for the posts of (i) 80 Research Associates and (ii) 84 Data Entry Operators
purely on contractual basis for a Period of One Year at various Circles/ Branches / Museums of
Archeological Survey of India across India for documentation of Antiquities.
Educational Qualification: Master Degree in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology or Medieval
Indian History/ Archaeology/Anthropology from a recognized university or equivalent.
Desirable Qualification: (i) Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology from Institute of Archaeology,
Archaeological Survey of India (ii) Knowledge of Documentation of Antiquities (iii) Basic knowledge of
Nature of Duties: He / She will be responsible for documentation of Antiquities on the prescribed format of
NMMA and all other matters as and when assigned.
Remuneration: Rs. 20,000/- per month and he/ she well be entitled for TA & DA for official tours as
admissible under rules at par with Assistant Archaeologist in ASI.
(ii)Data Entry Operator:
Educational Qualification: 10+2 from a recognized Board or equivalent with the knowledge of Computer
Application. Minimum Typing speed 8000 key depressions per hour, desirable: 1-2 Years experience in
Nature of Duties: He/ She will be responsible for data feeding generated from various sources in respect
of Antiquities, in the prescribed format and software. All other matters as and when assigned.
Remuneration: Rs.12, 000/- per month.
Note: The above posts are purely on contractual basis and the age limit for applying for the above posts is
35 Year. Detail of no. of posts and place of posting are at Annexure- I
The selection of the candidate will be made on the basis of test/ interview by the Selection
Committee. The selection committee can take decision in relaxing the prescribed qualifications. The
services can be terminated at anytime if the performance is found unsatisfactory in any manner.
How to apply: Interested eligible candidate have to apply in the prescribed format (please see Annexure II)
with latest passport size photograph along with self attested copies of educational/ technical qualification to
the Director NMMA. A candidate can give 2-3 options of place/ choice of posting in the application in order
of preference (Annexure II).
All documents/ testimonials in original regarding date of birth, qualification both educational and
professional, experience etc. will have to be produced at the time of test/ interview, failing which the
candidature is likely to be cancelled.
The application complete in all respects must reach within 15 days from the date of advertisement.
Incomplete application will be summarily rejected and the onus of rejection would be on the
Envelop of application should be super scribed with “Application for the Post of Research
Associate or Data Entry operator.”
No Travelling allowance will be paid for attending the interview.
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