Chennai Customs Recruitment for Clerk and Canteen Attendant Posts

Chennai Customs invites applications for recruitment of 10 Halwai-cum-Cook, Clerk and Canteen Attendant Posts. The applicants are requested to Download Application Form through Official Website @ The last date for the receipt of application along with enclosures is 30.06.2023. 

Chennai Customs Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI NoName of PostsNo. of Posts
3.Canteen Attendant08

Educational Qualification:

1. Halwai-cum-Cook –Essential Qualification:(a) 10th class pass with certificate or Diploma in Catering(b) Experience:- Two years in a Government Department Undertaking.(c) A Trade Skill Test for cooking shall be conducted to assess suitability of the candidate.Note: The qualification regarding experience is relaxable at the discretion of the Competent Authority in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes, if at any stage of selection, the Competent Authority is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates belonging to these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancies reserved for them.
2. Clerk –(a) 12th Class pass or equivalent with Commerce from a recognized University or Board.(b) A typing speed of 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi on Computer (35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi correspond to 10500 key depression per hour or 9000 key depression per hour on an average of 5 key depression for each word.Note: Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the Competent Authority in the case of candidate otherwise well qualified.
3. Canteen Attendant – Matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board

Age Limit: (As on 30.06.2023)

1. Halwai-cum-Cook – Between 18-25 years
2. Clerk – Between 18-25 years
3. Canteen Attendant – Between 18-25 years

 The Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST; 3 years for OBC and for Ex-S as per Govt. of India rules. Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through Chennai Customs official Notification 2023 for more reference

Salary Details:

1. Halwai-cum-Cook – PB-1 Rs.5200- 20200 + Grade Pay Rs.2000/- in 6 th CPC / Pay Level 3 in Pay Matrix (Rs.21700- 69100) of 7 th CPC
2. Clerk – PB-1 Rs.5200- 20200 + Grade Pay Rs.1900/- of 6 th CPC / Pay Level 2 in Pay Matrix (Rs.19900- 63200) of 7 th CPC
3. Canteen Attendant – PB-1 Rs.5200- 20200 + Grade Pay Rs.1800/- of 6 th CPC / Pay Level 1 in Pay Matrix (Rs.18000- 56900) of 7 th CPC

Chennai Customs Canteen Attendant Selection Process 2023:

– The Selection Committee shall scrutinize the applications received and the short-listed candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria stipulated above as on the closing date of receipt of application will be called for certain Trade / Skill Test / Typing Test, as applicable, for respective posts. The said Tests will be held only in Chennai. The short-listed candidates further to passing the said Tests will be called for Documents Verifications.- The Hall Tickets for above tests will be sent by Speed Post.- The results of the said Tests will be displayed in the Notice Board of Customs, O/o the Principal Commissioner of Customs, Custom House, Chennai and also in the Departmental Website i.e., and will not be published in the Newspapers.- Selected candidates shall be subjected to Medical Fitness Test, Verification of Character Antecedents and are liable to be posted anywhere under the jurisdiction of Office of the Principal Chief Commissioner of Customs, Custom House, Chennai.

Application Fee/Exam Fee for Chennai Customs Canteen Attendant: 

There is no Application Fee.

How to apply for Chennai Customs Canteen Attendant Post:  

Application in the prescribed format given below duly typed or neatly hand written in A4 size paper duly signed along with Left Hand Thumb Impression and along with relevant attested Photo Copies of Educational Qualifications, Mark Sheets, Proof of Age, Category Certificate, Essential & Desirable Qualification Certificates, etc., wherever necessary and four unsigned passport size photographs and two self-addressed unstamped envelopes of 25 cms. X 12 cms. are to be sent by ORDINARY POST OR SPEED POST addressed to





CHENNAI – 600 001

– Photographs pasted on the application will be duly self attested (self signature shall run through the Photo of the applicant and the Application Form without defacing the face).

– Incomplete or unsigned application and applications received without photographs or proper enclosures or received after due date will summarily be rejected.

– Mere submission of application will not confer any right on the applicant to be called for any type of test.

– Separate application form should be submitted for each post in separate envelopes. The envelope (28 cms. X 13 cms.) containing the application must be super-scribed in bold letters as “APPLICATION FOR DEPARTMENTAL CANTEEN POSTS-CUSTOMS COMMISSIONERATE, CHENNAI” and also indicating the NAME OF THE POST APPLIED FOR and CATEGORY at the left side top corner of the envelope.

– The Experience Certificate must contain period with dates, Name of Organization, Name of the post held, Salary drawn and Nature of work done, Signature of Signatory / Owner with name and seal, etc.

Closing Date for receipt of Application Forms: The application forms complete in every respect must reach Office of the Principal Commissioner of Customs, Custom House, Chennai on or before 30.06.2023 by post. Applications received after the closing date or incomplete in any respect shall be summarily rejected and no communication in respect of the rejected application forms shall be entertained. This office shall not be responsible for any postal delays.

Important Dates for Chennai Customs Canteen Attendant Post: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application10.06.2023
Last date for Submission of Application30.06.2023

Chennai Customs Canteen Attendant Official Notification & Application Link:

Chennai Customs Official Website Career PageClick Here
Chennai Customs Official Notification PDFClick Here
Chennai Customs Application Form PDFClick Here