SSC CGL: Inspector Examiner CBEC Job Profile, Salary, Pay Scale, Career


SSC CGL Inspector Examiner CBEC Job Profile: The Staff Selection Commission announced over 30 Group B and C Category Posts with multiple job vacancies for SSC CGL 2016. We hope SSC aspirants have submitted their application online. While filling post preferences, there are a number of job profiles you wish to know about. In this article, we will be talking about Inspector Examiner CBEC Job Profile, Recruitment Exam, Salary and Career Path. This is also a prominent post preferred by a lot of candidates. For all the first time applicants, we would like to inform that the post of Examiner in Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) is regarded as the most preferred post by male candidates in SSC Combined Graduate Level Recruitment 2016.

A number of candidates must have multiple doubts and queries regarding the key responsibilities of an Inspector (Examiner) in CBEC. Do you have any of the following doubts.

  • What are the necessary Education Qualifications required for applying for the post of Inspector Examiner CBEC?

  • How to get recruited for the post of Inspector Examiner CBEC?

  • What is the Job Description of an Inspector Examiner CBEC?

  • What is the Salary of an Inspector Examiner CBEC?

  • What is the career path of an Inspector Examiner CBEC?

If yes, let us go step by step and understand what an Examiner in CBEC actually do.

Inspector Examiner CBEC Job Profile

As we have mentioned in our first paragraph, the post of an Inspector (Examiner) in CBEC is regarded as the most preferred post of male candidates in SSC CGL. Let us talk in detail about Inspector Examiner CBEC Job Profile.

You will be working in Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) as an Examiner, which is basically the post of an Inspector. When we talk about the job profile, it will depend a lot on the area of posting. First things first, the posting of CBEC Examiners is mostly in done in coastal areas. Hence, you can expect a good environment around you.

  • If you are posted in the Headquarters of CBEC, your job profile will mostly involve clerical and administrative work.
  • But if you are posted in the field area, you have to do executive work like examining the goods being imported or exported and assessing duty on them. It will involve filing and cataloguing but field work will be prominent here.

Although you will be working as an Inspector, your CBEC uniform will not be mandatory. You can work in casual clothes which are professional to be worn in an organisation like Central Board of Excise and Customs.

Now, let us discuss about the recruitment procedure of an Inspector (Examiner) in CBEC through SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination 2016.


SSC CGL Inspector Examiner CBEC Recruitment Procedure 

You need to have a complete graduation degree from a recognized college or univeristy if you wish to apply for the post of Examiner. The recruitment procedure for the post of  Examiner in Central Board of Excise and Customs involves SSC CGL Tier 1 and Tier 2 Examination, followed by document verification of the shortlisted candidates.

SSC CGL Tier 1: The SSC CGL Prelims will be an objective paper of 200 marks with 4 equal sections, which are, Reasoning, General Awareness, Numerical Aptitude and English Comprehension. You need to qualify in this exam in order to move to the next level.

SSC CGL Tier 2: Competition will get intense at this level. You will attempt 2 Papers and they will be based on Arithmetical Ability and English Language. You can read about it in detail from the link provided below.


Read: SSC CGL Exam Syllabus 2016 [Detailed] 

A cumulative score achieved in Tier I and Tier II SSC CGL Exams will be considered while creating the merit list. The candidates will be considered for the post of Inspector (Examiner) in CBEC after document verification. If you are preparing for the upcoming SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam 2016, get familiar with exam syllabus.


Read: SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2016 [Detailed] 

We hope candidates are now well aware of the recruitment procedure. Let us revert our attention towards the career of an Examiner in CBEC.

Inspector Examiner CBEC Salary, Pay Scale and Allowances    

The salary breakdown of an Inspector (Examiner) in CBEC

  • Pay Scale: Rs. 9,300 – 34,800/-
  • Grade Pay: Rs. 4,600/-
  • Initial Pay: Rs. 9,300/-
  • Total Pay: Rs. 13,900/-

Apart from the regular fixed pay, an Examiner working in Central Board of Excise and Customs also enjoys a bunch of perks, benefits and allowances.

  1. DA on Total Pay above (around 107%)
  2. Transport Allowance (TA)
  3. House Rent Allowance (if not provided with quarters)
  4. Petrol Allowance
  5. Mobile Bill (limited)

According to current pay scales, you would get a salary of around 40,000/- per month initially. The salary can vary according to the location you get posted.


Inspector Examiner CBEC Work Environment

The job profile of an Examiner working in Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) allows a healthy work life balance. One of the reasons this job profile is most preferred is due to the presence of a flexible work schedule. You need to punch in your regular office hours which follow the standard timeline, with rarely any extra hours.

But since you are an Inspector (Examiner) in CBEC, you work profile also dictates travelling (at times) for inspection.


Inspector Examiner CBEC Career Path and Opportunities 

The post of Inspector (Examiner) in Central Board of Excise and Customs is the most preferred post for SSC CGL Male Candidates. The career progression or professional path of an examiner goes as follows.

  1. Appraiser (Group-B Gazetted office) – after completing 3 years of service
  2. Assistant Commissioner
  3. Deputy Commissioner
  4. Commissioner

The CBEC is quite specific about completion of years of service. You cannot be promoted before you complete your designated years serving the organisation. Hence, the qualifying period for your first promotion, which is, the post of an Appraiser, is 3 years. Also, you need to crack the department examination for confirmation. Failure to do so will result in non-confirmation for the promotion.

Hence, with great respect, comes great competition too. You need to work in order to move up in ranks in CBEC.

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    • These are all top level posts in SSC CGL offering similar pay scale, salary and work environment. Hence, the information remains static. If there is something you need more specifically, you can let us know here itself. Will be happy to provide that.

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