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June 9, 2022 • 10:52 am

How to Get Assistant Audit Officer in CAG | Salary, Career Growth

Assistant Audit Officer in CAG

 

Assistant Audit Officer is a top-level gazetted Group B post under the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India. Assistant Audit Officer is one of the preferable posts among the young aspirants because it offers the highest salary with many perks and benefits.

If you are aspiring to get recruited for this post, then you must apply for the SSC CGL examination. SSC will soon release the exam date for the SSC CGL 2022 exam on its official website.

Before appearing for the exam, you must consider various factors that are important to qualify for this post. You must have a detailed knowledge of these factors, such as:

Who can apply for this post?

What is the Job Profile for this post? 

Here in this blog, we have provided you with all the information regarding Assistant Audit Officer in CAG that will help you prepare for the exam.

 

As you read this blog, we will get to know about:

 

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Job Profile

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Salary

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Career Growth/ Promotions

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Eligibility Criteria

How to Apply for SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Cut Off Marks

Category-Wise SSC Assistant Audit Officer Vacancy 2022

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Training

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Posting and Transfers

How Account Officer is Different from Audit Officer in CAG 

 

 

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Job Profile

 

Many candidates have a question in mind - which type of work does the Assistant Audit Officer handle in Staff Selection Commission. SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer job profile includes general tasks and other responsibilities which are given below:

 

The audit is conducted for the centre, state government organizations, and various ministries. Assistant Audit Officer in CAG has office/desk job but sometimes they work in the field also.

When they work in the office, they need to handle Taxation, Account Reports, etc. But in a field job, they focus on Audits, cross-checking the documents, accounts, etc.

There is less workload. The working hours are fixed i.e., 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. An AAO Officer meets a lot of people daily.

 

 

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Salary

 

It is the only post in Combined Graduate Level Exam that makes you a Gazetted Officer. The total salary (in hand) for AAO Post is 53000/- plus. So, you can say that it is the highest paying job under the SSC CGL Exam.

Indian Government provides many allowances with salary for this post. You can check further Assistant Audit Officer Salary, pay scale and grade pay in detail.

Assistant Audit Officer Pay Scale - INR 9300-34800

Assistant Audit Officer Grade Pay - INR 4800

Total Basic Assistant Audit Officer Salary - INR 18150

DA on Total Basic (119%) - INR 21599

House Rent Allowance (HRA) (30%) - INR 5445 (It depends on the city)

Transport Allowance (TA) - INR 1600

DA and TA - INR 1904

Total Gross AAO Salary (without Deduction) - INR 48698 (The AAO Salary approx. in 6 CPC)

 

 

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Career Growth/ Promotions

 

Everyone wants to grow in their career. SSC provides you opportunities to grow as an Assistant Audit Officer post. You will get 4 promotions in a specific time interval. The first promotion of SSC Assistant Audit Officer is as an Audit Officer and the last one is as Senior Deputy Accountant General. Check the complete details of promotions with salary below:

 

1st Promotion for AAO SSC:

Post Name: - Assistant Audit Officer to Audit Officer

Audit Officer Grade Pay: - INR 5400

Audit Officer Pay Scale: - INR 9300-34800

Duration of Promotion: - It takes approx. 6-10 years for the first promotion.

 

2nd Promotion for AAO SSC:

Post Name: - Audit Officer to Senior Audit Officer

Senior Audit Officer Grade Pay: - INR 5400

Senior Audit Officer Pay Scale: - INR 15600-39100

Duration of Promotion: - It takes approx. 2-4 years for this promotion.

 

3rd Promotion for AAO SSC:

Post Name: - Senior Audit Officer to Deputy Accountant General

Grade Pay: - INR 6600

Pay Scale: - INR 15600-39100

 

4th Promotion for AAO SSC:

Post Name: - Deputy Accountant General to Senior Deputy Accountant General

Grade Pay: - INR 7600

Pay Scale: - INR 15600-39100

 

 

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Eligibility Criteria

 

Before filling the preference order in the application form, you must check whether you are eligible or not for any given post. The commission has decided some qualifications & age limit to apply for this post. You can check the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria for SSC Assistant Audit Officer (AAO Post in SSC) below:

 

Age Limit: - 20-30 years.

Education Qualification: -

Education Qualification

 

 

How to Apply for SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer

 

While preparing for any SSC exam, you must also know how to apply for the Assistant Audit Officer post in CAG. This will help your application form fill-up process.

So here, we have provided you with the step-by-step procedure to apply for the Assistant Audit Officer post:

Go to the official website of SSC and click on Apply for SSC CGL Exam.

In the application form, you will fill out the post preference order. You should fill the Group B post in preference order and submit it.

Now, you have successfully applied for SSC Assistant Audit Officer.

 

Note: - Before starting your preparation, you must check the SSC CGL Exam Pattern and syllabus to make your study plan accordingly.

You can also change your post preference after clearing Tier 1, Tier 2 (Paper 1, 2, 4), and Tier 3. Fill in the post of Assistant Audit Officer in CAG at the first spot. The Medical Test and Police Verification are the same as specified for all other Government Services.

Note: - After applying for this post, you should start your preparation. Check the Assistant Audit Officer Exam Syllabus and make your study plan accordingly.

 

 

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Cut Off Marks

 

Cut-offs for Assistant Audit Officers in CAG always depend on various factors such as the number of applicants appearing in the Assistant Audit Officer Exam, total vacancies and the level of AAO Exam. If the number of vacancies for AAO SSC is high, then the cut-off will be low and vice versa.

To qualify for the Assistant Audit Officer Exam, you have to clear all the tiers for AAO along with the overall SSC CGL Cut Off.

Here, you can check the category-wise expected cut-off marks for the SSC Assistant Audit Officer Recruitment post.

 

Post Code

Category

Total Marks

A01

SC

369.29

A01

ST

368.36

A01

OH

388.84

A01

HH

435.94

A01

OBC

435.94

A01

UR

471.35

 

 

Category-Wise SSC Assistant Audit Officer Vacancy 2022

 

AAO SSC is one of the most famous posts among the candidates. This post was added in 2016.

Below, we have provided the list of vacancies of Category-Wise SSC Assistant Audit Officer Vacancy 2022:

 

Category

Vacancies

UR

103

SC

37

ST

18

OBC

67

EWS

25

Total

250

 

Note: - The total vacancies for the post of Assistant Audit Officer were 250. You can check the official SSC CGL Vacancy for all posts here.

 

 

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Training

 

After getting the post of Assistant Audit Officer, you must go for training conducted by the Indian Audit and Account Department (IA&AD) of CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General). The training period will be of 3 months. There are 12 Regional Training Institute in India that provides the AAO training.

Here, we have provided you with the list of SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Training Institutes:

 

Regional Training Institute

Official Websites

Regional Training Institute Allahabad

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Regional Training Centre Bangalore

Click Here

Regional Training Institute Chennai

Click Here

Regional Training Centre Hyderabad

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Regional Training Institute Jaipur

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Regional Training Institute New Delhi

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Regional Training Institute Jammu

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Regional Training Institute Kolkata

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Regional Training Institute Mumbai

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Regional Training Institute Nagpur

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Regional Training Institute Ranchi

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Regional Training Institute Shillong

Click Here

 

The Induction and preparatory training will be of 3 months each. After that, you must clear the Subordinate Accounts Services Exam (SAS) of CAG. It contains 9 exams. You have to pass SAS Exam in maximum of 6 attempts. Unfortunately, if you don’t clear the SAS Exam, CAG will terminate you or appoint you to another auditor level post.

 

 

SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer Posting and Transfers

 

The Indian Audit and Account Department (IA&AD) of CAG has 28 offices all over India. After completing your training, you will be posted in a city/ state as per your preference and merit.

You are under all India service liability and transfers will depend upon the policies of C&AG of India.

 

 

How Account Officer is Different from Audit Officer in CAG

 

Many candidates are confused between the Assistant Audit Officer or Assistant Account Officer post in CAG. There are minor differences between both posts, which are given below:

 

Assistant Account Officer handles the account, fund, pension, loans, etc. The Account section has 5 or 6 Accountants and Sr. Accountants. It is an office job.

Assistant Account Officer is a Section Head and Gazetted Officer too.

Promotion to Assistant Account Officer depends upon the number of vacant seats.

There is no training Program for Assistant Account Officers at Indian Audit & Account Department.

The Basic pay of an Assistant Account Officer is INR 47600. It has many perks and benefits in salary.

 

As we have come to the end of this blog, we have provided you the complete detail about SSC Assistant Audit Officer. It can be analysed that it is one of the most powerful and respected jobs through SSC.

So, as you have received all the information, you must start preparing for the exam with extra effort. You must cover all the topics of the syllabus and follow the details given in this blog to qualify for the exam.

 

Apart from this information, there are also other important points that you must consider while preparing for the SSC exam. Join Eduncle, where you will receive all the latest notifications and updates on the upcoming SSC CGL 2022 exam.

 

If you have any doubts or queries while reading this blog, kindly share them with us in the comment section below. We will reach out to you soon.

 

Thank You!!

 

 

Showing 15 comments out of 17
  • Manish kumar shukla
    Hello sir . B.com aspirants can eligible for the exam of income tax inspector in SSC CGL
  • Rishit kamboj
    Sir, A person suffering from myopia can apply for the same?
  • Sukhraj singh
    how many post
  • Ashwani kumar
    Sir I have done my B.sc in catering science and hospitality management. Can i fill the form of SSC CGL please let me know
    Eduncle
    Hello Ashwani,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible to apply for SSC CGL exam.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Rishabh maheshwari
    I have two questions :- 1. Graduation must be in a regular mode for applying for the post of Assistant audit officer 2. Under educational qualification, there is a sub heading " d...
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    Eduncle
    Hello Rishabh,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Candidates who have a graduate degree in any mode can apply for SSC CGL Assistant Audit Officer. and the desirable qualification fo...
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  • Rajesh
    Sir is Bsc graduation eligible for Audit Assistant post.
    Eduncle
    Hello Rajesh,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, any graduate can apply for SSC Assistant Audit Officer.
    Thank You!!
  • Rahul
    What about Colour blindness, eyesight and some other physical standards for becoming an Assistant audit officer and also assist account officer?
  • Hrushikeshreddy98
    Sir I'm a B tech graduate can I apply for Asst. Audit post and when will be the exam.
    Eduncle
    Hello hrushikesh,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, You can apply for Asst audit post as the eligibility to apply for this post is graduation degree.
    Thanks for asking you...
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  • Bhardwajsheetal03
    B.sc graduate can apply for this post?
  • Subhajit Biswas
    Sir if anyone gets his home town posting then after clearing SAS will he be posted to another state or in different cities of same state??
    Eduncle
    This depends on the job vacancy available in various zones. If your hometown has vacancy then you can get posting there as well.
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