Preventive Officer (P.O.) is the only customs post offered in SSC CGL in which uniform is compulsory. Just like Central Excise Inspector and Examiner, you would be recruited into CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs) as a Group – B ( Non Gazetted ) officer.
CBEC is a government of India organization which works towards collection and monitoring of indirect taxes in India. It collects indirect taxes and duties like Central Excise duty, Customs duty and Service tax. A white uniform is compulsory for Preventive Officer (P.O.). You may have seen custom officers on airports wearing white uniform, some of them can be Preventive officers. Preventive Officers are posted mostly in 11 coastal cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Kochin or Chennai etc which are into 6 custom zones Kolkata, Kochin, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Mumbai and Goa. You should consider that before opting for this post. Let’s discuss Preventive Officer Job Profile.See more