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Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, invites applications for appointment to the posts of the Judicial Members, Technical Members (Centre) and Technical Member (State) in Principal Bench and States Benches of GST Appellate Tribunal

Eligible candidates are required to apply online and application portal would be accessible from 19.02.2024 until 1700 Hours on 31.03.2024

Posted On: 15 FEB 2024 6:02PM by PIB Delhi

The Department of Revenue (DoR), Ministry of Finance has invited applications for appointment to the posts of the Judicial Members, Technical Members (Centre) and Technical Member (State) in the Principal bench and States benches of GST Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT).

GSTAT is the second Appellate Authority established under the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (CGST Act) to hear various appeals under the said Act and the respective State/UT GST Acts. GSTAT will have one Principal Bench located at Delhi and 31 State benches located at various locations across States.

Details of posts and eligibility in brief are given below:

Name of the Post

# of Posts

Eligibility

Judicial Member

63

  1. Judge of the High Court, or
  2. Serving or retired District Judge or Additional District Judge with 10 years of combined experience, or
  3. Lawyers with 10 years of experience with substantial experience in litigation in matters relating to indirect taxes

Technical Member (Centre)

32

Officers with atleast 25 years of experience in Group A in

  1. Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Indirect Tax), or
  2. All India Service with at least 3 years in indirect taxes or finance and tax in the Central Government.

Technical Member (State)

1

Officers with atleast 25 years of experience in Group A or equivalent in

  1. the State Government not below the rank of Additional Commissioner of VAT of SGST, or
  2. All India Service

with at least 3 years in indirect taxes or finance and tax in the State Government.

 

Minimum age to apply is 50 years (as on last date of application). Pay is ₹ 2,25,000 (fixed) per month. All other allowances and other terms and conditions of service (DA, Medical etc.) shall be the same as applicable to Central Government officers carrying the same pay (presently an officer at Pay Level 17).

Further details about the eligibility and other details are mentioned in the vacancy circular published in the DoR website (https://www.dor.gov.in/gstat-recuitment). Eligible candidates are required to apply online, details of which are also available on the DoR website. Online application portal would be accessible from 19.02.2024 and shall be open until 1700 Hours on 31.03.2024. Interested candidates may go through details posted on the website and apply online as per their eligibility and the procedure mentioned therein.

The Government shall appoint the Members on the recommendations of a Search-Cum-Selection Committee. The Applications received would be scrutinised with respect to suitability of application for the posts having regard to the qualifications and relevant experience of candidates. Shortlisted candidates may be called for personal interaction by the Committee, if deemed necessary and proper. The Committee shall recommend a panel of suitable candidates, on the basis of overall evaluation, to the Government to make the appointments.

All further communication regarding the selection process would be updated in the DoR website.

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