SSC CGL Assistant Accounts and Audit Officer Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Assistant Accounts and Audit Officer Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Check all details regarding SSC CGL Assistant Accounts officer and Audit Officer Syllabus and Exam Pattern:-

Post CodeName of postGrade Pay
FAssistant Audit Officer4800
$Assistant Accounts Officer4800

Staff Selection Commission issued notice for the recruitment of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts officer along with various other “Group B” and “Group C” posts under the various ministry of Central government.

Assistant Account Officer and Assistant Audit Officer Post Detail

Assistant accounts officer and Assistant Audit officer post is a Group B Gazetted (Non Ministerial) Post.

It is only Gazetted post under the SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination.

Age Limit for SSC CGL AAO (Assistant Audit and Account Officer Post)

Age Limit for this post is maximum 30 year for all students of un-reserved category. However Age relaxation is allowed for the OBC, SC, ST and Ex-serviceman.

Exam Patter for Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Account officer post

SectionNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Finance and Accounting4080
Economics and Governance60120

Important Note:- Download SSC AAO Previous year Question Paper

There will be a total of 100 questions in Assistant Account and Assistant Audit Officer Paper and Each question will carry equal marks i.e., 2 marks for each right answer.

Negative Marking :- There will be Negative Marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong answer.

Grade Pay:- Grade pay of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Account Officer exam is 4800.

Detailed Syllabus for Assistant Accounts Officer and Assistant Audit Officer Post

Detailed Syllabus for Paper IV of SSC CGl for Post of Assistant Accounts Officer and Assistant Audit Officer post is as follows:-

Part A : Finance and Accounts (80 Marks)

Fundamental principles and Basic Concept of Accounting Fundamental

Financial Accounting :-

A) Nature and scope,

B) Limitations of Financial Accounting,

C) Basic concepts and Conventions,

D) Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

E) Accounting Standards (AS)

Basic Concept of Accounting :-

A) Single and double entry

B) Books of original Entry

C) Bank Reconciliation

D) Journal, ledgers

E) Trial Balance

F) Rectification of Errors

G) Manufacturing, Trading

H) Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts

I) Balance Sheet

J) Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure

K) Depreciation Accounting

L) Valuation of Inventories

M) Non-profit organisations Accounts

N) Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts

O) Bills of Exchange

P) Self Balancing Ledgers.

Part B: Economics and Governance (120 marks)

A) Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility

B) Finance Commission-Role and functions

C) Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Microeconomics :-


scope and nature of Economics

Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy

Production possibilities curve

D) Theory of Demand and Supply:-

Meaning and determinants of demand,

Law of demand and Elasticity of demand,

Price, income and cross elasticity;

Theory of consumer’s behaviour Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach,

Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply

E) Theory of Production and cost:-

Meaning and Factors of production

Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale

F) Forms of Market and price determination in different markets :-

Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets

Indian Economy:

Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth;

National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income

Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.

Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.

Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication

Economic Reforms in India: Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment

Money and Banking

Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks

Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.

Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003

Role of Information Technology in Governance

Level of Paper IV of General Studies

Level for the Paper IV of General Studies i.e for the post of Assistant Accounts Officer and Assistant Audit Officer will be of Graduation Level. So you must prepare for Accounts and Economics syllabus as per syllabus of Graduation Level.

Official Link of Notice

For complete SSC CGL 2019 notice click here

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