Ministry of Finance
Under the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance are two separate Boards – The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). The CBDT looks after Income and Wealth taxes and the CBEC looks after Excise duty, Service Tax and Customs duty.
My role was in the Income Tax Department at the field level - Collecting taxes, Computerization, MIS and Administrative Support. The entry is through the combined Civil Services examination, where my All India Rank was 357. The Services, include IAS, IFS, IPS etc.