Income Tax Department Recruitment 2018

Income Tax Department will create 65000 Jobs in 2018-19. Apply for Income Tax Recruitment 2018 through SSC CGL Exam

Income Tax Department Jobs are the most sought after Jobs for Intermediates and Graduates in India and In this, we will discuss the Upcoming Jobs in Income Tax Departments in 2018-19 and How you can apply for these Jobs.

In March 2017, while announcing the General Budget, Finance Minister informed, that there will be 2.83 lakh vacancies in Government Departments, that will be filled in the year 2018 and that List also has Department wise break up of vacancies to be created in 2018, while the Police Department is at top to 1 Lakh vacancies and 2nd being the Income Tax and Excise Departments with combined creation of 65,000 vacancies.

Out of these 65000 vacancies, 24000 posts will be for Income Tax Department and 41000 posts are for Central Customs and Exam Departments.

Why this Bumper Hiring?

This Bumper hiring in Income Tax Department is a great news for Lakh of Unemployed people in India, but there is a reason as to Why the Government in hiring people on large scale.

1) Due to recent Demonization and Central Government's Initiative to curb Black Money, the department needs sufficient No. of people to implement its policies.

2) Recently Government of India, approved the GST Bill, to implement the Regime of New Goods and Service Tax In India and this is why Central Excise and Customs departments need additional, 41000 people.

3) Unemployment and Crave for Government Jobs is a bigger challenge for Current Center Government and this is why the emphasis is given to the creation of Bumper Jobs in Government Sector in India in Upcoming Jobs.

Which Posts in Income Tax Department will be announced?

Income Tax Department and Excise Department has various posts that have qualifications as 12th and Graduation and the best part is that there is No need of experience and therefore freshers can apply.

Income Tax Departments and Excise Department mostly does the Recruitment for these posts

1) Inspector of Income Tax

Department : Central Board of Direct Taxes

Type : Group B post

2) Inspector (Central Excise)

Department: Central Board of Excise and Customs

Type: Group B post

3) Inspector (Preventive Officer)

Department: Central Board of Excise and Customs

Type: Group B post

4) Inspector (Examiner)

Department: Central Board of Excise and Customs

Type: Group B post

5) Tax Assistant

Department: CBDT and CBEC

Type: Group C post

Applicants must note that these posts are some of the popular posts for which Recruitment in done every year. From time to time, Income Tax Departments releases several Notifications for various other posts

When Income Tax Department Recruitment 2018 will be announced?

The government has announced that it will be hiring for various posts in IT and Excise Department, but as they have not fixed any timeline, regarding the Notification of these vacancies.

Recruitment for above-mentioned posts is done by SSC through its SSC CGL Exam. CGL Exam is an annual exam, which is conducted only once an year. Apart from these posts, there are other posts too, for which you can apply. In all, there are 30+ posts on CGL Exam and Total No. of vacancies is 15000 to 20,000.

As per the available schedule, the next SSC CGL 2018 Exam is likely to be conducted in August 2018. So, if, you are willing to apply for these Jobs in Income Tax Department and Central Excise Department, then you should keep note of Dates of Upcoming SSC CGL 2018 Exam.

SSC does a good thing by announcing the Exam Dates in advance, through its Official Exam Calendar, which is usually announced in the month of October / November. So keep an eye on the release date of SSC Exam Calendar, so that you can track the Dates of the Next SSC CGL Exam.

Who can apply for Jobs in Income Tax Department?

There are many openings in the Income Tax Department, but for most of the posts, are Group B and Group C and for which minimum Qualification is Graduation Only. If you want to apply for Jobs in Income Tax Department in 2018, then you have to apply for SSC CGL 2018 Exam and while filling the Post Preferences, you should keep the Posts in Income Tax Department and Excise Department at a higher level.

Here is the Eligibility Criteria for Income Tax Department Recruitment 2018 or we can say for SSC CGL 2018 Exam

1) Age Limit: Applicants must have attained the age of 18 years and the maximum age should not exceed  30 years. However, for the post of Tax Assistant, maximum age should be less than 27 years.

2) Educational Qualifications: Degree in any discipline from a recognised University in India. Final year, candidates can also apply.

How to Get Information on Upcoming Jobs in IT Department?

If, you are willing to apply for Upcoming Income Tax Department Recruitment in 2018, then you should rely on these sources to get real time information on various Jobs in Income Tax Department.

Key here is "Never Miss a Job" and these are the best sources of Recruitment updates 

1) Employment Newspaper: If, you are a Government Job seeker and had not subscribed the Employment Newspaper, then do it at the earliest, as this is the Store House of Government Jobs in India. The majority of Government Jobs and particularly Central Government Jobs are published in this Newspaper and this is very affordable at a price of Rs 12 / Copy.

2)  Official Websites: Apart from the publication of Recruitment Notices in Employment Newspaper, Official Advertisements in PDF format are also uploaded on the Websites of Income Tax Department and Central Excise Department. 

i) Income Tax Department Website:

ii) CBDT

3) Recruitment 2018 Website: This website is a Non-Official Website, but it is the Biggest Recruitment Website of India, and it contains information on all the Upcoming Government Jobs in 2018. 

You can access this website at .

It is highly advisable that you should subscribe to this website and you will receive all the future recruitment updates directly in your Email Inbox

4) SSC Exam Calendar: As you, all know that Recruitment for Income Tax Department is done by SSC, and the majority of posts in Income Department and its allied agencies are filled through SSC CGL Exam and SSC announces the Tentative Schedule of SSC CGL Exam, through an Official Calendar, published on its website.

Selection Process for Income Tax Department Jobs

The Selection Process for various posts in Income Tax and its allied departments comprises of 3 Tier Selection process through SSC CGL Exam

1) All those applicants, who apply with have to appear in the Tier-1 stage comprising of 100 Questions carrying 200 marks with exam Duration of 60 minutes

2) Those who qualify Tier-1 exam will have to appear in the Tier-2 stage, which is again of Objective type. It has 2 papers of 200 marks each with duration of 2 hours of each of the paper

3) Tier-3 is for those who qualify the Tier-1 stage and this is a Descriptive Paper of 100 marks 

Prior to 2016, there was No descriptive paper, rather there was Interview, which SSC do away, after Government;s decisions to eliminate Interview for Jr. Level posts.

How to Apply?

To apply for Income Tax Department Recruitment 2018, you have to wait for the announcement of Notification. It is expected that various Job Notifications for Income Tax department, will be announced on Jan 2017.

Online Application: Applicants need to submit their forms through online mode only. All you have to do is submit the SSC CGL online application when the registration opens.

The detailed instructions for submitting the application form will be given in the Official Notification itself

Updates ?

This is the exclusive page made for the Upcoming Income Tax Department Jobs in 2018. Once there is any vacancy announced, we will update the same on this page. If, you have any Queries, related to Upcoming Income Tax Departments Jobs in 2018, kindly ask us in the comments section below.

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