15th September, 2003.

Notification No. 72/2003-Central Excise (N.T.)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-rule (3) of  rule 17 of the Central Excise Rules, 2002, and in supercession of  the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 49/2001-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 26th June 2001, published vide G.S.R.478 (E), dated the 26th June 2001, the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby specifies the following form for  monthly return in respect of excisable goods manufactured and receipt of inputs and capital goods, for the purposes of the said  rule, namely :- 

Form E.R.-2


{ See rule 17(3) of the Central Excise Rules, 2002}                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    M  M       Y   Y   Y   Y

Return of excisable goods and receipt of inputs and capital goods for the month of


1. Registration number


2. Name of the assessee
  1. Details of the manufacture, clearance and duty payable:
CETSH NO. CTSH NO. Unit of quantity Quantity manufactured Quantity cleared Assessable value (Rs.)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)

Duty Notification availed Serial No. in Notification


Rate of duty Duty payable


Duty paid


(7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12)
  1. Details of inputs and capital goods received without payment of duty:
CETSH NO. CTSH NO. Quantity code Total quantity received Value of the goods received


Notification No. Serial No



(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
  1. Details of other payments made:
Payments Amount paid (Rs.)


Challan Source document No. and date
No. Date
(1) (2) (3A) (3B) (4)
Arrears of duty
Misc.  Payments
  1. Self- assessment memorandum :
  1. a) I hereby declare that the information given in this Return is true, correct and complete in every respect and

that I am authorised to sign on behalf of the assessee.

b) During the month, total Rs. was deposited vide TR 6 Challans (copies enclosed).

c) During the month, invoices bearing S.No._______ to S.No. _______ were issued.

Place :                                                                                      (Name in capital letters and Signature of assessee

Date :                                                                                                or authorized signatory)


                                                                                                                                                     M  M       Y   Y   Y   Y

Return of excisable goods and receipt of inputs and capital goods for the month of

                                                        D        D                   M      M                    Y        Y       Y         Y

                     Date of receipt

Name and Signature of the Range Officer with Official Seal


1. Indicate the 15-digit PAN based registration number and the name as appearing in the Registration Certificate.

2. In case more than one item is manufactured, additional rows may be inserted in each table, wherever necessary.

3. In column (4) of Table at serial number 3, the entire quantity of goods manufactured in the unit whether or not cleared on payment of duty, should be indicated.

4. If a specified product attracts more than one rate of duty, then all the rates should be mentioned separately.

For example: If a product is cleared at full rate of duty to the local market and at a concessional/ nil rate of duty for earthquake relief or deemed exports, then the details for each category of clearance must be separately mentioned.

5. In case the goods are cleared for export under Bond, the details of clearance may be mentioned separately. Under the columns (8) and (9) of Table at serial number 3, the words ‘Export under Bond’ may be mentioned.

6. If a specified product attracts different rates of duty, within the same month, then such details should be separately mentioned.

For example: On the 10th of a month, the effective rate of duty leviable for the product is changed, then the details relating to production, clearance and payment of duty need to be mentioned separately for the period up to 9th of the month and from 10th to the end of the month.

7. 6-digit CETSH Number may be indicated without any decimal point.

8. Wherever quantity codes appear,  indicate relevant abbreviations as given below.

      Quantities                                                            Abbreviations

Centimetre(s)                                                              cm

Cubic centimeter(s)                                                    cm3

Cubic metre(s)                                                            m3

Gram(s)                                                                      g

Kilogram                                                                      kg

Kilolitre                                                                        kl

Litre(s)                                                                         l

Metre(s)                                                                       m

Square metre(s)                                                         m2

Millimetre(s)                                                                mm

Metric tonne                                                                mt

Number of pairs                                                          pa

Quintal                                                                         q

Tonne(s)                                                                     t

Thousand in number                                                   Tu

Number                                                                       u

9. Where the duty is specific and is charged based on specified unit quantity, the same quantity code must be used for showing clearance figures.

10. In column (6) of Table at serial number 3,  the assessable value means,

(a) where goods attract ad valorem rate of duty, the value as per proviso to section 3(1) of Central Excise Act, 1944 (1of 1944);

(b) in case of specific rated goods,  the aggregated invoice value of the goods excluding all taxes;

(c) in case of combination of ad valorem and specific duties, it is the value under proviso to  section 3(1) of the Act;

(d) In case of exports, the value as aforesaid, also declared in ARE-1/ARE-2.

11. In column (10) in Table at serial number 3, indicate the effective rates of duty. Columns that are not applicable may be left blank.

12. In Table at serial number 4, the details of the inputs and capital goods received without payment of Central Excise duty or Customs duty as the case may be, should be given.

13. In column (4) of Table at serial number 5, specify the Order-in-Original number and date relating to the payment of arrears of duty and of interest, the period for which the said interest has been paid. For other miscellaneous payments, mention the source document number and date.

  1. This notification shall come into force on and from 1st day of October, 2003.

Vijay Mohan Jain
Under Secretary to the Government of India

F.No. 201/6/2002-CX 6 (Pt.2)

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