National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN)


The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes & Narcotics (NACIN) is an apex institution under CBIC for imparting training in the field of indirect Taxes administration and Narcotics interdiction. It uses faculty, both in-house and departmental as well as national arid international guest faculty to impart training to the departmental officers of various grades, including IRS (C&CE) Officers. NACIN also coordinates and collaborates with other Indian as well as International institutions. Besides, it has been associated with other government departments of centre and various States in multi-faceted manner in spreading expertise in various fields including that of national security. NACEN also functions as regional training center for World Customs Organization, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Nation Office for Drug and Crime for Training in Drug interdiction and associated matters, NACIN is also an official training center for Customs Officers of the Royal Government of Bhutan. Overall, NACIN has been assigned the following tasks by the CBIC :

(a) to import training to direct recruits and to arrange refresher courses for departmental officers;

(b) to assist In formulation of training policies and to implement the policies approved by the Board by devising schemes and syllabi of studies for training of direct recruits and departmental officers; and

(c) to arrange study tours of Customs and excise officers from neighboring countries under United Nations Development Programme.

Performance of NACIN

NACIN with its meager staff strength has been conducting various courses and training programmes including Refresher and Specialized Courses, for officers and staff regularly. Following data indicates the courses conducted by the Academy during last four years:

Year Number of Courses Number of Officers attending these courses
2005-06 414 8110
2006-07 559 11115
2007-08 548 9381
2008-09 574 8878
2009-10 523 10820

Based on cadre review proposals 2010.