OFFICE OF THE CGDA, CENTRAD, BRAR SQUARE, DELHI CANTT-110010
All PCsDA, including Principal IFAs
All Controllers of Defence Accounts, including IFAs,
The Principal Controller of Accounts (Fys), Kolkata
All Controllers of Finance and Accounts (Fys),
Including Chief Internal Auditor
Subject: Clarification regarding eligibility criteria for appearing in SAS Part-I Examination (Computer Based Test)
Reference: HQrs Office Circular No. AN/SAS/16200/Restructuring/2019 dt. 22.03.2019
Reference is invited to Annexure-‘A’ regarding SAS Rules 2019, governing examination for admission to the subordinate Accounts Service (SAS) in Defence Accounts Department. The eligibility criteria for appearing in SAS Examination has been specified in Rule 3 & 4 reproduced as under:-
Admission to the examination will be open to Senior Auditors/ Auditors/ Clerks/ Typist/ DEOs/ Stenographers/ Hindi Translators and Librarians.
To be eligible for appearing in the SAS Part-I Examination, an individual must have put in two years’ service (including continuous temporary service) in the Department provided that the candidate must have cleared the probation period. This will be applicable to all candidates’ uniformity i.e. departmental candidates, or those who joined the Department through SSC or Inter-departmental transfer basis.
2. In this connection, it is stated that the eligibility criteria of two year service is to be determined on the basis of service rendered in the grade in the department. Accordingly, it is clarified that “A candidate (departmental candidates or those who joined the Department through SSC or Inter-departmental transfer basis) must have put in two years’ service in the grade(s) specified in the SAS Rule 3 as on the first of the month in which the examination is held (including continuous temporary services) in the department provided he/she must have cleared the probation period for appearing in SAS Part-I Examination”
(Rajeev Ranjan Kumar)