CAG Exam is conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). The CAG exam is conducted to recruit Senior Accounts Officer and Senior Auditor Officer (Group A, Gazetted Officer). The CAG exam 2023 notification has not been released yet. We will notify the aspirants about the Comptroller Auditor and Accountant exam recruitment when the notification will be announced.
Meanwhile, candidates willing to appear for the exam conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India CAG can go through the CAG examination details given in the article.
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CAG Exam Notification
CAG exam recruitment notification is released on the official website. Candidates will be able to download CAG exam notification 2023 PDF once it will be released by the exam conducting authority. Since the latest notification released for CAG exam was 2021 recruitment, below given are the details related to the same.
The CAG exam notification PDF gives details regarding the CAG exam dates, CAG eligibility, CAG application dates, CAG vacancy, CAG Syllabus and exam pattern and various other info on CAG examination. All this information is given in this article for assistance of the aspirants.
CAG Exam Dates
The officials mention the CAG exam dates on the recruitment notification.
|CAG Exam Date|
|Event||CAG 2023 Dates||CAG 2021 Dates|
|CAG Application Process Begins||To be Announced||27 January 2021|
|CAG Application Process Ends||To be Announced||19 February 2021|
|CAG Admit Card||To be Announced||To be Announced|
|CAG Exam Date||To be Announced||To be Announced|
|CAG Result||To be Announced||To be Announced|
CAG 2023 vacancies are not yet released.
Knowing the CAG exam vacancy will help candidates to prepare well for their exams. Check the CAG 2021 Vacancy details to have a clear idea about the number of seats offered for different posts in different states.
|CAG Exam Vacancy|
|Andhra Pradesh (AP)||144||120|
|Jammu & Kashmir||132||150|
|Commercial Audit Offices||486||Nil|
|Railway Audit Offices||427||Nil|
|Defence Audit Offices||255||Nil|
|P&T Audit Offices||303||Nil|
|Regional Training Offices||42||Nil|
|Total no. Of vacancies||6409+4402||10811|
CAG Exam Eligibility Criteria
Aspirants of CAG exam must know the eligibility criteria of Comtroller Auditor and Accountant exam. Eligibility criteria decides who all will be allowed to appear for the exam. Failing to meet the eligibility requirements as mentioned in the official notification of the CAG exam may lead to cancellation of the candidature.
The eligibility of CAG exam can broadly be classified into two –
- CAG Age Limit
- CAG Educational Qualification
CAG Age Limit
Fulfilling CAG Age limit is an essential requirement if a candidate is willing to apply for the 2023 CAG exam. The age limits prescribed have been listed below for your reference:
|CAG Age Limit|
|CAG Minimum Age Limit||18|
|CAG Maximum Age Limit||27|
CAG Educational Qualification
To apply for CAG 2023 exam, candidates must have a relevant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institute or university, as well as fluency in the language of the state from which they are applying.
The educational qualifications are degrees, diplomas, certificates, professional titles, and other credentials that an individual has earned through full-time, part-time, or private study, whether in one’s native country or abroad, and from educational authorities or special examining organisations.
CAG Application Form
In the official notice the comptroller and auditor general of India mentions the detailed steps on how to fill up the registration form and application form of the CAG exam.
Only the eligible candidates are entitled to fill the CAG application form.
Candidates are first required to register themselves to apply for the Comptroller Auditor and Accountant examination. The steps to fill CAG registration form is as follows –
- Visit the Official Website- https://cag.gov.in/
- Look for the notification that says ‘New Registration’. Simply click on it.
- Fill in all of the required information in the registration form, such as name, guardian/father’s name, date of birth, contact, email id, etc.
- Click the Submit Button.
- Take note of the Registration Id and Password as generated by the system.
After filling the CAG registration form candidates have to use the same registered ID and password to proceed with the CAG online application. To go through the details related to CAG apply online process visit the linked page.
The candidates who are recruited under the CAG recruitment will provide a low work pressure and Handsome salary. The pay scale of the Auditor in the division of CAG is in the level-5 pay scale matrix. The basic pay of CAG Auditor Salary is Rs.29,200 /- to Rs.92,300 /-.
CAG Exam Pattern
The CAG selection process for auditor and accountant positions is straightforward. A one day exam is used to select a candidate.
The exam covers just one subject, financial accounting. The merit list is compiled based on the performance of the candidates in the written exam.
If a candidate successfully clears the written test, then he or she is further called upon to the personal interview round for the final selections.
- The Auditor and Accountant Exam has only one subject i.e., Financial Accounting.
- Multiple-choice questions will be asked. Only one of the options given will be correct.
- The Paper has a running time of 120 minutes.
- 0.25 scores are deducted for each wrong answer.
- Candidates are requested 100 questions for a total of 200 marks.
- The exam will allow multiple objective type questions.
|CAG Exam Pattern|
|Financial Accounting||100||200||2 hours|
CAG Exam Syllabus
The CAG exam syllabus is given in detail in the official notification. Aspirants preparing for CAG exam must go through the detailed syllabus before starting off with their preparation. The syllabus designated for CAG Exam 2023 has been mentioned below for your reference:
|CAG Exam Syllabus|
For detailed information on the CAG Syllabus click on the linked page.
CAG Admit Card
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India issues admit card of the CAG exam only to those candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility conditions and have successfully completed the application process.
CAG exam admit card releases approximately twenty days before the exam date.The CAG exam hall ticket contains important information such as exam date, location and time, among other things.
To know the steps how to download CAG admit card and other relevant details visit the given link.
CAG exam Result is released after the Comptroller Auditor and Accountant exam is conducted successfully.
Firstly the exam conducting body releases the CAG answer key then the result on its official website.
The CAG Recruitment Exam answer key contains all of the responses to the questions asked in the exam. Candidates may file objections to the incorrect answers to the questions after the answer key is released. It will be available approximately one month after the examination.
Candidates with an aggregate score of more than 60% will be eligible to take the exam.
Apart from this, to pass the CAG exam, candidates must achieve minimum cut off marks. The cut off list is generally organized based on Category. Know in detail about the CAG Cut Off Marks on the given page.
CAG 2023 – Major Highlights
The table below contains the key highlights of the CAG Exam 2023 for aspiring applicants.
|CAG Exam Overview|
|Name of the Exam||Comptroller and Auditor General of India Recruitment Exam|
|Conducting Body||Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)|
|Exam Frequency||Once in a year|
|Mode of Examination||Online|
|Exam Duration||120 Minutes|
|Post Name||Senior Accounts Officer, Senior Auditor Officer|
Aspirants can check the following links for assistance –
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