Inspector, Excise

Minimum Graduate in any stream and Exercise examination cleared

Not required

The tasks an Inspector, Excise is expected to perform include:

Detecting unauthorised production, smuggling, sale and use of dutiable goods

Assessing the excise duty to be laved

Surveying the plant producing dutiable goods for verification at various stages of manufacture

Visiting the storeroom for verification of final products with manufacturers account

Checking the weight or counting number of packages of excisable commodities

Verifying the daily production with factory accounts relating to raw materials and final products

Maintaining the records regarding production of commodities, levy of excise duties, permits for clearance of commodities from factories, etc., as required

Skilled in detecting unauthorised production, smuggling, sale and use of dutiable goods

Ability to properly assess the excise duty that are to be laved

Ability to verify various stages of manufacturing

Knowledge of various excise laws and regulations

Knowledge of different commodities under the excise law

Not applicable

Attention to detail


Good communication skills

Quick decision making skills



Good interpersonal skills



It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

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 of

For freshers - INR 6,500 to INR 10,500 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 Inspector, Excise for continuous and proper public administration in India.

Central Board of Excise and Custom

Cities and towns across India