The Taj Mahal is protected by CISF forces day and night and the outside area comes into the preview of the local police. Inside the Taj Mahal local intelligence units are also deployed. In the Taj Mahal male and female tourists go in separate lines for security checking. Similarly Indians and foreign nationals find place in separate lines. It all happens on account of security frisking. After purchasing your tickets at the counter or if you are holding e-tickets you need to produce the ticket at the entry Gate. Remeber that for Taj Mahal Tour children up to the age bracket of 15 years are exempted from the tickets. There is a long list of prohibited items to carry inside the Taj Mahal.
(Kindly check the the detailed list of prohibited items with the Archaelogical Survey of India website)If you possess any such objects you better leave them in the car or deposit in the clock room. After getting in the que you need to walk slowly through the metal defect or (In case you have pace maker you are exempted). Now the tourists are physically searched and you better go with your mineral water bottle camera and mobile phone.