CAG Exam 2023 For Auditor & Accountant

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 Vacancy

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
State Auditor Accounts
Andhra Pradesh (AP) 144 120
Arunachal Pradesh 29 24
Assam 106 180
Bihar 180 174
Chhattisgarh 139 102
Delhi 513 Nil
Goa 29 Nil
Gujarat 225 180
Haryana 117 137
Himachal Pradesh 97 120
Jammu & Kashmir 132 150
Jharkhand 125 108
Karnataka 242 246
Kerala 208 384
Madhya Pradesh 251 269
Maharashtra 277 336
Manipur 27 60
Meghalaya 26 54
Mizoram 20 36
Nagaland 23 30
Odisha 179 240
Punjab 208 168
Rajasthan 234 144
Sikkim 16 18
Tamil Nadu 306 288
Telangana 220 132
Tripura 34 54
Uttrakhand 70 90
Uttar Pradesh 289 330
West Bengal 430 228
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 6409 4402
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 –

  1. CAG Age Limit
  2. 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 – 

  1.  Visit the Official Website- 
  2. Look for the notification that says ‘New Registration’. Simply click on it. 
  3. 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. 
  4. Click the Submit Button.
  5. 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. 

CAG Salary

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. 

Important points-

  • 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
Subject Questions  Marks Duration
Financial Accounting 100 200 2 hours
Total 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
  • Concepts of Accounting
  • Theory of Demand and Supply
  • Economic Reforms in India
  • Financial Accounting
  • Theory of Production and Cost
  • Introduction to Microeconomics and Basic Economic Concepts
  • Indian Economy

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 Result

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
Particulars Details
Name of the Exam Comptroller and Auditor General of India Recruitment Exam
Conducting Body Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once in a year
Exam Levels
  • Written Exam
  • Personal Interview Round
Mode of Examination Online
Exam Duration 120 Minutes
Post Name Senior Accounts Officer, Senior Auditor Officer
Official Website 

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