Sepoy, Customs

The tasks a Sepoy, Customs is expected to perform include:

Guarding the national borders, ports, aerodromes, etc.

Preventing smuggling of goods

Guarding vital points in Docks, Bunders and airports

Keeping a watch over suspected vessels

Assisting the Searcher, Customs in carrying out searches when ordered

Escorting the un-cleared packages to godowns for deposit

Skilled in guarding the national borders, ports, aerodromes, etc.

Ability to take up all the measures that help in preventing smuggling of goods

Skilled in guarding all the vital points in Docks, Bunders and airports

Basic knowledge of all the laws and regulations

Not applicable

Attention to detail





Physically fit

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

Customs offices usually work for 7 days a week and 24 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 2,000 to INR 4,000 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 Sepoy, Customs for continuous and proper public administration in India.

Central Board of Excise and Custom

Cities and towns across India