Indian Audit and Accounts Department (Accountant) Recruitment Rules 2021

Indian Audit and Accounts Department (Accountant) Recruitment Rules, 2021. Number of vacancies for Accountants, age limit and qualifications.

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (5) of article 148 of the Constitution, the President, after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India and in supersession of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department (Accountant) Recruitment Rules, 1986, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, hereby makes the following rules regulating the method of recruitment to the post of Accountant in the field offices of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department, namely:-

Rule-1: Short title and commencement

(1) These rules may be called the Indian Audit and Accounts Department (Accountant) Recruitment Rules, 2021.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

Rule-2: Number of posts, classification and Level in Pay Matrix

The number of said posts, their classification and the Level in the Pay Matrix attached thereto, shall be as specified in columns (2) to (4) of the Schedule annexed to these rules.

Rule-3: Method of recruitment, age limit, qualifications

The method of recruitment, age limit, qualifications and other matters relating thereto shall be as specified in columns (5) to (13) of the said Schedule.

Rule-4: Disqualification

No person,-

  • (a) who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living; or
  • (b) who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person,

shall be eligible for appointment to the said post:

Provided that the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and
the other party to the marriage and that there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.

Rule-5: Power to relax

Where the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India is of opinion that it is necessary or expedient so to do, he may, by order and for reasons to be
recorded in writing, relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect to any class or category of persons.

Rule-6: Saving

Nothing in these rules shall affect reservation, relaxation of age limit and other concessions required to be provided for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, ex-servicemen and other special categories of persons, in accordance with the orders issued by the Central Government from time to time in this regard as applicable to persons employed in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department.

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