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Subordinate Audit/Accounts Services Examination

The Subordinate Audit/Account Services (SAS) Examination is a departmental examination conducted for the post of Assistant Audit/Accounts Officer (Group-B, Gazetted Officer). The SAS Examination is to be conducted twice in a year w.e.f. 2021:- Examination-l and Examination-2. The cut-off dates for determining the eligibility of the officials for SAS/RA/I/CPD Examinations will be  Ist March for Examination-l and lst  September for Examination-2 of the year, unless otherwise notified by the competent authority in a particular year.

The SAS examination is conducted as follows:

  1.   Preliminary Examination conducted by the respective field offices (not necessary in the case of qualified Divisional Accountants who have passed the Divisional Accountants Grade Examination).
  2.   Main Examination conducted by the Headquarters office in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. 

Eligibility criteria for appearing in the SAS examination:

Only persons who have put in minimum of 3 years (presently 2 years) continuous service in one or more of the following capacities in a particular field office of IA&AD and who had successfully completed their probation period are eligible to appear for the examination:

  1. As a Clerk (Pay Level 2)/ Accountant (Pay Level 5)/ Sr. Accountant (Pay Level 6) in an Accounts Office.
  2. As a Clerk (Pay Level 2)/ Auditor (Pay Level 5)/ Sr. Auditor (Pay Level 6) in an Audit Office.
  3. As a Data Entry Operator Grade 'A'  (Pay Level 4) in an Accounts Office/ Audit Office.
  4. As a Data Entry Operator Grade 'B'  (Pay Level 5) in an Accounts Office/ Audit Office.
  5. As a Data Entry Operator Grade 'D'  (Pay Level 6) in an Accounts Office/ Audit Office.
  6. As a Stenographer Grade-II (Pay Level 4) in an Accounts Office/ Audit Office.
  7. As a Stenographer Grade-I (Pay Level 6) in an Accounts Office/ Audit Office.
  8. As a Private Secretary (PS) (Pay Level 7) in an Accounts Office/ Audit Office.
  9. As a Divisional Accountant (Pay Level 6) and Divisional Accounts Officer Grade II (Pay Level 7) under the administrative control of a Principal Accountant General/Accountant General(A&E).
  10. As a Junior Translator (Pay Level 6) in an Accounts Office/ Audit Office.
  11. As a Senior Translator (Pay Level 7) in an Accounts Office/ Audit Office.
  12. As a Supervisor (Pay Level 8) in an Accounts Office/ Audit Office.

 

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