Assistant Audit Officer is the only Gazette officer post through SSC CGL. It is a Group-B Gazetted Officer Post. Similar to other posts, candidates for this post are recruited through SSC CGL. However, candidates applying for Assistant Audit Officer are required to appear for additional Statistics and General Studies paper which includes Finance and Accounting along with Quantitative Ability and English Comprehension in SSCCGL Tier II.
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Graduate Level Examination which includes the post of Assistant Audit Officer(AAO) in Indian Accounts Department under CAG in the scheme of Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination as well as Accountant/Junior Accountant in C&AG Offices and CGA.
|4||General Studies(Finance and Economics)||100=(60+40)||200|
|1||English Language & Comprehension||200||200|
Paper-4 will be for those candidates who have applied for the post of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) in C&AG. General Studies examination comprises of two parts, one is Finance and Accounts comprising of 40 questions carrying 80 marks and other is Economics and Governance comprising of 60 questions carrying 120 marks.
Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Single and double entry, Books of original Entry, Bank Reconciliation, Journal, Ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors, Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts, Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers.
The syllabus of Accounting & Finance and Economics & Governance cover a very crucial section of SSC CGL 2021 exam. Here are some books to preprare for these sections:
|Subjects||Name of Books||Authors/Publishers|
|Accounting and Finance||Accounting and Finance is Bankers’||Macmillan Education|
|SSC CGL Finance and Economics (Tier-II)||Rph Editorial Board|
|Economics and Governance||Indian Economy||Ramesh Singh|
|NCERT Books of Class 11 & 12||NCERT|
Ques. What is the best books for fiance and economics for beginners?
Ans. For beginners, NCERT books of class 11 & 12 are the best to prepare for SSC CGL 2021.
Ques. Is economics important for SSC CGL Tier-I 2021?
Ans. The economics section is important for those who had applied for the post of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer as well as qualified the Tier-I.
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