SSC Section Officer (Audit) Exam - Vacancy Details

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Section Officers (Audit) Exam 2008

Recruitment of Section Officer(Audit) Examination, 2008

Staff Selection Commission will hold on 30.11.2008, a competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Section Officer (Audit), Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted post in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General in the pay-scale of Rs.6500-10,500 all over the country.

2. SSC No of Vacancies/Reservations:

The number of vacancies to be filled in is 250 (i.e. UR-125, SC-38, ST-19 and OBC-68). Out of these 250 vacancies, 04 vacancies each are reserved for OH & H. These vacancies are provisional and may increase or decrease.

Note-I: The persons recruited will be posted in various offices of the department located in various States/Union Territories all over the country, inter alia, these posts carry all-India service liability(AISL).

Note-II: Reservations exist for SCs, STs, OBCs and Physically Handicapped (OH/HH) persons as per existing Government orders.


The post of Section Officer(Audit) in the O/O Comptroller and Auditor General of India has been identified suitable for the persons suffering from the disabilities, forty percent or above, of One Arm(OA)/One Leg affected (OL)/Partially Deaf(PD)/Deaf(D). The said post has not been identified suitable for the Visually Handicapped candidates.

Note-III: Post of Section Officer(Audit) being Group “B” Non-Gazetted, reservation for Ex-Servicemen in direct recruitment is not applicable as per existing Government instructions i.e. no reservations for Ex-Servicemen category candidates.

3. Nationality/Citizenship:

A candidate must be either:

(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b),(c),(d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by he Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the Offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by Government of India.