The applications are invited for 3 existing and 1 anticipated vacancies for the post of Judicial Member.
The CESTAT was created to provide as an independent forum to hear the appeals against orders passed by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise and Service Tax under the Customs Act, 1962, Central Excise Act, 1944, and Finance Act 1994.
The post of Principal Commissioner of Customs or Central Excise or any equivalent or higher post for two years and has performed judicial, quasi-judicial or adjudicating function for three years.
Further, a person shall not be qualified for appointment as a Judicial Member, unless,-
- a) he has, for a combined period of ten years, been a District Judge and Additional District Judge; or
- b) he has been a member of the Indian Legal Service and has held a post of Additional Secretary or any equivalent or higher post for two years; or
- c) he has been an advocate for twenty- five years.
Procedure for selection
The Search-Cum-Section Committee constituted for recommending a panel of names for appointment to the said post shall scrutinize the applications with respect to the suitability of the application for the posts by giving due weightage to qualification and experience of candidates and shortlist candidates for conducting personal interaction. The final selection will be done on the basis of the overall evaluation of candidates done by the Committee based on the qualification, experience, and personal interaction
Applications of eligible and willing officers are requested through proper channel and are accompanied with
(i) bio-data in the proforma at Annexure-1
- ii) Certificate to be furnished by the employer/ head of office/ forwarding authority as in Annexure-I1
(iii) clear photocopies of the up-to-date CR/APAR dossier of the officer containing CR/APARs of at least last five years duly attested by a Group A officer
(iv) cadre clearance
(v) integrity certificate/clearance from vigilance and disciplinary angle as in Annexure-Ill
(vi) statement giving details of major or minor penalties,
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