Indian Customs And Central Excise Services (Group A)

  1. The appointments will be made on the probation for a time period of 2 years given that this period may be enhanced if the officer on probation has not qualified for confirmation by passing the prescribed departmental examinations. Repeated failures to pass the departmental examination within a period of two years will involve loss of appointment or as the case may be, reversion to the fixed post on which he has a lien under the rules applicable to him earlier to his appointment to the service.

  2. If in the opinion of the Government the work or organise of an officer on probation is unsatisfactory or shows that he is unlikely to become efficient Government may discharge him forthwith or as the case may be reply him to the fixed post on which he holds a lien under the rules applicable to him earlier to his appointment to the service.

  3. On the conclusion of his or her period of probation Government may confirm the officer in his or her appointment or if his or her work or organise has in the opinion of Government been unsatisfactory Government may either terminate him or her from the service or may extend his or her period of probation for such further period as Government may think fit or may reply him to his substantive post, if any need that in respect of appointment to temporary vacancies there will be no evidence to confirmation.

  4. The Indian Customs Central Excise Service Group A carries with it a fixed liability for service in any state of India.

  5. Scales of Pay:

    1. Assistant Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise Rs. 8000 − 275 − 13500.

    2. Deputy Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise Rs. 10000 − 325 − 15200.

    3. Joint Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise Rs. 12000 − 375 − 16500.

    4. Additional Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise Rs. 14300 − 400 − 18300

    5. Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise Rs. 18400 − 500 − 22400

    6. Chief Commissioner of Customs of & Central Excise Rs. 22400 − 525 − 24500.

Notes

  • A probationary officer will start at the minimum of the time scale of pay of Rs. 8000 − 275 − 13500 and will count his or her service for increments from the date of joining.
  • The pay of a Government servant who held a fixed post other a tenure post in a substantive capacity earlier to his appointment as probationer in the Indian Customs and Central Excise Services. Group A, will be regulated subject to the provisions of F. R. 22 − B (I).
  • During the period of probation, an officer will needs to go through the departmental training at the Directorate of Training (Customs and Central Excise) New Delhi and also fundamental course training at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration Mussoorie. He or she will have to pass part I and Part II of the Departmental Examination. The increments of the Probationers will be administered as under:
  • The first increment will enhance the pay to Rs. 8275 will be granted with effect from the date of passing of one of the two parts of the departmental examination or on completion of one year's departmental examination or on completion of one year's service, whichever is earlier. The second increment raising the pay to Rs. 8550 will be granted with effect with from the date of passing the second part of examination or on completion of two years ‘service whichever is earlier. The third increment raising pay to Rs. 8825 will however, be granted only on completion of 3 years’ service and subject to satisfactory completion of probation and any other period specified in that behalf and any other condition which may be prescribed by the Government.
  • It should be well understood by the probationers that the appointment would be subject to any change in the constitution of the Indian Customs and Central Excise Service Group A which the Government of India may think proper with time and that they would have no evidence for compensation in circumstances of any alteration like this.