Indian Audit and Accounts Service
State Wise Jobs
Our Social Links
Indian Audit and Accounts Service is a central government service under the Controller and Auditor General of India(who may be an IA&AS officer or IAS officer of sufficient experience and seniority). The officers of this service are responsible for auditing the accounts of the Union and State governments and public sector organizations, and thus IA&AS acts a government's financial watchdog. It works somewhat similar to US GAO and UK's National Audit Office.
The service has Principal Accountants General and Accountants General for every State. Generally, each state has one Principal Accountant General in charge of audit functions. Bigger states may have an Accountant General (Audit) in addition to the Principal Accountant General.
Selection and training
Recruitment to the IA&AS is through the Civil service examination organised by UPSC
Click HERE for selection procedure of Civil service examination.
On final recruitment to IA&AS, the officers are trained at National Academy of Audit and Accounts, Shimla.
The officers of IA&AS have to have not only the professional skills of an accountant and auditor but also the administrative competence to manage the staff of over 60,000 personnel of the Indian Audit & Accounts Department. The job requirements includes scrutiny of intricate contracts, understanding of tax and revenue laws, assessing the financial health of commercial corporations.
IA&AS officers mainly go abroad to conduct the audit of Embassies and High Commissions of India situated all over the world.
Sanctioned strength and payscales
Sanctioned strength of IA&AS Cadre (As on 01.08.2009):
Other Civil Services:
All India Services
Central Civil Services - Group "A"
Central Civil Services - Group "B"
Enter your E-mail Address below for Free Latest Government Exams E-mail Alerts right Into your Inbox:
© Copyright 2014 www.Linkingsky.com- All Rights Reserved