SSC Section Officer (SO) Commercial Audit Examination Mode of Selection
Pysical Standards : Not applicable.
Selections Procedure / Mode of Selection :
Candidates fulfilling the minimum prescribed qualifications will be required to undergo a Written Examination. The Staff Selection Commission hold full discretion to fix minimum qualifying standards for the Examination as a whole or component-wise in Paper I and Paper II for different categories i.e. UR, SC, ST, OBC etc. Candidates declared qualified on the basis of the Written Examination would be required to appear for the Interview / Personality test.
Final Select List would be prepared on All-India basis in order of merit as disclosed by the aggregate marks ( marks of Written Examination and Interview ) finally awarded to each candidate as given under this scheme of recruitment.
Provided that SC, ST, PH and OBC candidates who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, alongwith candidates belonging to other communities, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies.
The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, PHs and OBCs which will thus comprise SC, ST, PH and OBC candidates who are lower in merit than the last general / UR candidate on merit list of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standard.
In so far cases of EXS is concerned, deduction from the age of Ex-Servicemen is permissible against unreserved posts and such exemption cannot be termed as relaxed standards in regard to age limit.
In cases where more than one candidate having the same aggregate marks in the written examination plus Interview / Personality test, then the tie in the aggregate marks obtained by the the candidates is resolved by the Staff Selection Commission by referring to the total marks in the written examination, viz, the candidate who have secured more marks in the Written examination gets preference / priority over the other candidates whose aggregate marks are equal.
If the tie still persists,then the marks in the Paper where the first cut off is given is referred to and the candidate who have secured more marks in the Paper I is given preference . This procedure is followed by Date of birth i e the candidate older in age gets preference. Lastly, if the tie in aggregate marks amongst more than one candidates still persists, the tie is finally resolved by referring to the alphabetical order of the names i e the candidate whose name begins with the first alphabet in the alphabetical order gets preference.
Note I :
Success in the examination confers no right of appointment unless government are satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects for appointment to the service / post.
Note II :
The period of probation will be of 2 years. Candidates finally selected will be required to undergo such training as may be decided by the Competent Authority during the course of such probation. They will have to pass both Part I and Part II of the Section Officer Grade Examination ( Commercial Audit ) conducted by the Office of the C & A.G. within the probation period of 2 years. No candidate will be appointed to the cadre of S.O.( Commercial Audit ) unless he / she has passed both parts of the prescribed Section Officer Grade Examination.
Note III :
Staff Selection Commission will nominate recommended candidates in due course to the Office of the C & A.G. and posting of such selected candidates will be made by that Office only.
Subsequent to their appointment, a Section Officer ( Commercial Audit ) is liable for transfer to any office within the Region / Zone of that organisation or on administrative exigencies even outside the Region / Zone. They will also be liable for transfer to the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India or any other office within IA&AD and on such terms and conditions as may be decided by the C & AG of India.