The Staff Selection Commission has officially announced job vacancies for the post of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO). The post is categorized under Group ‘B’ and is the highest-paid post amongst others offered through the recruitment exam. As much as 600 vacancies are offered for the post of AAO. There are vacancies for reserved category candidates.
As per the job description of SSC CGL AAO, they have to assist the Audit Officer/ Senior Audit Officer to conduct various departmental audits. Candidates qualifying Tier I have to appear for Tier II (Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3). Tier-I exam of SSC CGL 2020 was scheduled from July 25 to Aug 20, 2020, but due to some unavoidable reason, the exam got delayed. The official dates will be released shortly at ssc.nic.in.
The post of Assistant Audit Officer was introduced in the year 2016. Being one of the most famous and reputed post the competition for it will be high. This year, nearly 600 posts will be offered. Tabulated below are the vacancies as per candidate’s category:
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SSC CGL 2020 Cut Off for the post of AAO depends upon various factors. But, surely the cut off for AAO post goes tremendously high as compared to the other posts. Because of its Band and highest grade pay of INR 4800.
Factors, that examination authority considers to eliminate the candidates and decide cut off are:
Cut-off for SSC CGL AAO based on the previous year:
|Category||Candidates Available||Cut off Marks|
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The Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) post is one of the most preferred posts among SSC CGL Aspirants. As it has been introduced newly and the grade pay as compared to other jobs is higher, therefore, it attracts more registrations and applications. It also happens to be the only gazetted officer post.
Sometimes, candidates may get a field posting in which they would have to go to various places to perform audits. Travelling is inevitable in this department. Candidates would be posted at field work along with desk-in rotation to get an experience of both the working cultures.
SSC CGL AAO is categorized under the Group B of SSC CGL and the employees get 63000 to 70000 salary in hand. The pay scale is varied based on the city, they posted. To know more about their salary structure, go through the following content:
Table showing classification for Pay Scale:
|Pay Level of Posts||Pay Level-8|
|Payscale||Rs 47600 to 151100|
|Basic pay||Rs 47600|
|HRA (depending on
|X Cities (24%)||11,424|
|Y Cities (16%)||7,616|
|Z Cities (8%)||3,808|
|DA (Current- 17%)||8,092|
|Travel Allowance||Cities- 3600, Other Places- 1800|
SSC CGL AAO comes under the Indian Audit & Accounts Department of CAG. The organisation has its branches spread in various cities of the country, therefore, the possibilities of candidates’ transfer are most likely made in the given below cities as per the requirements:
Aspirants who join as Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) after clearing SSC CGL look for promotional opportunities as well. Here we have listed the promotional norm followed by the concerned department along with the pay offered.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.