Minimum Graduate who has cleared Staff selection commission (SSC) exam

Not required

The tasks a Searcher is expected to perform include:

Searching the persons or passengers at airports

Looking out carefully for all the bundles coming from or leaving to foreign countries

Ensuring that there is prevention of smuggling of all contraband, prohibited and restricted articles

Interrogating the passengers about the possession of any restricted goods

Searching the persons in doubtful cases

Undertaking the search of personal luggage in possession

Recording the details of searches in register

Preparing other clerical duties, when required

Skilled in carefully searching the passengers at airports

Ability to carefully inspect all the bundles that are coming from or leaving to foreign countries

Knowledge of all contraband, prohibited and restricted articles

Proficient in carefully interrogating the passengers

Ability to properly search the persons in doubtful cases

Skilled in carrying out the search of the personal luggage in possession

Proficient in carefully recording the details of searches in register

Not applicable

Attention to detail


Good communication skills

Good/quick decision making skills



Good interpersonal skills



It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Offices usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from office to office

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc. if not taken care o

For freshers - INR 9,300 per month to INR 34,800 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Public Administration in India

Public administration in India plays a very important role, not only as an instrument of governance but a mechanism for social change and progress in the country. It not only protect its citizens from internal and external damages, but take an active role in the social, political, economic and cultural development of the country.

One are in the field of public administration that needs to be looked into is the Customs as there checking needs to be done on all the items entering the country. This means that with the increasing trade volumes there needs to be a greater scrutiny of cross border so as to protect the country and the citizens from internal and external damages. Considering these facts it is safe to say that there will always be demand for Supervisor, Customs for continuous and proper public administration in India.

Central Board of Excise and Custom

Cities and towns across India