(IAS Planner) : Job Profile Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Group 'A' (IAAS)


(IAS Planner) : Job Profile Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Group 'A' (IAAS)


The IAAS, also shortened IA&AS is a Group ‘A’ service. It comprises the middle and top level management of the Indian Audit & Accounts Department (IA&AD). It is headed by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). The functions of this department are twofold – accounting and auditing. IAAS has the mandate of auditing the Central and State government accounts and public sector organisations, and also of maintaining the State Government accounts. They also handle the entitlement function such as Pension and Provident Fund and for state government employees. The IA&AD also has three overseas offices in London, Washington DC and Kuala Lumpur since the CAG of India also conducts auditing for international organisations like the United Nations, World Intellectual Property Organization, etc.

Indian Audit and Accounts Service Salary :

Designation in field

Designation in HQ

Pay Scale (Rs.)

Grade

Assistant Accountant General

Assistant Director

8000-275-13500

Junior Time Scale

Deputy Accountant General

Deputy Director

10000-325-15200

Senior Time Scale

Senior Deputy Accountant General

Director

12300-375-16500

Junior Administrative Grade

Senior Deputy Accountant General

Director

14300-400-18300

NFSG of Junior Administrative Grade

Accountant General

Principal Director

18400-500-22400

Senior Administrative Grade

Principal Accountant General

Director General

22400-525-24500

 
 

Additional Deputy CAG

24050-650-26000

 
 

Deputy CAG (6 posts)

26000 (fixed)

 

Training:

The officers recruited to the IAAS receive training at the National Academy of Audit and Accounts which is situated in Shimla for a period of 18 months. The training happens in two stages:

Stage 1: This stage trains the recruits on the theory behind concepts of government and commercial accounting as well as auditing.

Stage 2: In the second stage, the recruits are provided with a practical exposure of the work. Here, the recruits are sent to organisations such as the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, the RBI, the Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and IIM-Lucknow. They are also provided global exposure via attachments with the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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