Job Profiles of various posts under SSC CGL 2017 Exam
Assistant Audit Officer [Indian Audit & Accounts dept under CAG] – This is a post that has been newly added to be filled through SSC CGL exams. The Indian Audit & Accounts department is the organization responsible for auditing the accounts of Central & State governments and Public sector companies. AAO`s will help the Audit Officer/ Sr. Audit officer in conducting audits (financial, performance, compliance) of a specific department. Many a times, the assistant audit officer will be in charge of taking decisions at the section level & report it to higher officials. Although it is the highest paid job (grade pay of Rs.4800) among the SSC CGL posts, there will be only limited vacancies. The job profile of Assistant Audit Officer may also involve some travelling during the inspection.
Inspector (Examiner) [CBEC] – The work is limited to examining of items & verifying whether appropriate taxes have been levied on goods moving in & out of the port. Work location will be mostly in coastal regions. Very less no. of positions only allotted.
Job Profile of Examiner
Some FAQ by Ram Nujam Sir about Examiner
Inspector of Income Tax [CBDT]- This is a grade C post & could involve little bit of local travelling but many allowances are given. State level posting is possible. Job profile includes assessing, verifying, processing IT records of individuals & business concerns etc., They would also be a part of teams conducting raids. Overall, a respectful job.
Life as Income Tax Inspector by Vinay Gupta Sir
Inspector (Preventive Officer) [CBEC] – As the name suggests, the officer will be incharge of gathering information & acting based on that info to prevent malpractice. The inspector may also have to report during night time for certain operations. Posting will be mostly in cities that have ports/airports (Chennai, Cochin, Kolkatta & Mumbai).
Information about PREVENTIVE OFFICER (PO)
Inspector (Central Excise) [CBEC] – High no. of vacancies possible due to the indirect revenue that this department brings for the government. The duty of this person is to Inspect the taxes/returns filed by companies, verify the correctness of claims submitted, process the data, maintain records etc., Some field visits may be necessary but overall, it is highly respected job among business owners & public.
Life as CENTRAL EXCISE INSPECTOR
Central Excise Inspector(CEI), common doubts & Answers
Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs) - As an assistant in external affairs ministry, you would be required to do administration work only (typing, compiling reports, email, calls, update about events, maintain the files etc.,) The possibility of foreign posting for few years is high as India has its embassy/ consulate in many countries. If not, you will be posted in Delhi.
Assistant Enforcement Officer [Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue] – The job profile is similar to that of an inspector job that involves inspecting, preventing & arresting those into money laundering/ forgery etc., Posting will be only in enforcement directorate offices located at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow , Mumbai, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Guwahati, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Madurai, Nagpur, Patna, Srinagar and Varanasi only.
Job Profile of AEO(ASSISTANT ENFORCEMENT OFFICER)
Assistant [Central Vigilance Commission] – This organization is charged with monitoring all the vigilance activities carried out by various central government organizations. The work of an assistant is to update the case files, liaison with the respective depts. & collect the required info, record keeping & performing duties as laid by the rules.
Assistant in Central Vigilance Commission Job Profile
Assistant [Ministry of Railway] – The job profile of assistant in railway ministry is more clerical type but in terms of grade it is above upper divison clerk (LDC). They get very good perks such as free & discounted railway passes for travelling anywhere in India. It is considered as one of the most favorite post by many.
Information about ASSISTANT IN RAILWAY
Assistant [AFHQ] – They shall be posted in Armed Forces Headquarters in Delhi. It is purely an indoor job wherein you need to assist the section officer in imparting his duties of management, distribution & coordination of work to staff. Since AFHQ comes under the ministry of defence, you would be entitled for benefits provided to those in armed forces.
Assistant in AFHQ
Assistant [Intelligence Bureau] - It is not an investigative officer profile & will only have 90% computer related or data oriented work in the intelligence bureau. Posting could be at state headquarters in IB cell if there are vacancies or may be directly positioned in Delhi.
Assistant [Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations]- There are few other organizations under Govt. of India such as Dept. of Personnel & Training , Parliamentary Affairs, Election Commission etc., where these assistants would be posted. Most probably the work location shall de Delhi.
Job profile of Assistant in Other Ministries
Sub Inspectors [Central Bureau of Investigation] - CBI doesn’t require any introduction as it is one of the most respected organization in India & a SI also commands an equal amount of respect. This job is similar to that of state police but since CBI is under central govt. , they have more powers to investigate anticorruption cases and other conventional crimes. The job is quite challenging and should be able to work under pressure.
Job Profile of SI in CBI
Information about Sub-Inspector in CBI
Assistant Section Officer (Central Secretariat Service) – It was earlier only an Assistant but now, These people are appointed in various ministries and are required to prepare notes, reports etc., which are then sent to their superiors (section officer, undersecretary etc.,) who then pass it to minister or preserve it as record. It is a pure desk only job & that too only in New Delhi. There won’t be lot of pressure.
All about CSS Job Profile
Life as ASO in CSS by Sohel Raja Sir
Inspector [Central Bureau of Narcotics] – This job is to keep a check on the cultivation of opium poppy In India & conduct periodic checks in companies to ensure its not used illegally. They may also have to monitor the imports/ exports for any smuggling of banned narcotic drugs. Reports to the Superintendent of Narcotics / District Opium officer. Job location would be mostly in north India & local travel shall be part of the job.
Sub Inspectors [National Investigation Agency (NIA)] – The NIA is the agency that leads investigations in terrorism & other national security related issues. Since security of the country is of prime importance, the job of SI in NIA involves lot of travel, collecting evidence from sites, gather intelligence inputs regarding terrorists etc., During or after terrorist attacks, the work load could increase many fold which means you have to spend more time with the case. They have offices in each state but initial posting could be mostly in delhi.
Inspector of Posts [Department of Post] – This person is responsible for acquiring & promoting business growth for post offices that come under his/ her control. He/ She may have to travel but allowances shall be provided. There could be some slight pressure to showcase performance.
Job profile of Inspector of Post
Gr.II [M/Statistics & Prog Implementation] – Only those with statistics degree are eligible for this job. Data collection & plotting of that info into information useful for the govt. to implement schemes is the core responsibility of this post. It may be a mix of office & field job wherein the investigator may have to visit certain areas. Overall, a decent job for those with statistics background. Approx. 100 – 300 positions are only created every year.
Statistical Investigator Job profile
Divisional Accountant [Offices under CAG] – They will be posted in offices located at various Indian cities that come under CAG. I heard they are normally seated in public works department of a state thereby auditing the expenses of works/ projects carried out by that state government. Their reports are sent to CAG head office which point out the malpractices if any. No or very less travel. Statistical Investigator
Auditor [Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA]
- C & AG Comptroller and Auditor General of India
- CGDA Controller General of Defence Accounts
- CGA Controller General of Accounts.
All about AUDITOR in CAG
AUDITOR in CGDA
As an auditor, your primary role is to audit the expense reports of various state departments (incase of C & AG), accounts of defence forces (incase of CGDA) & general accounts of the country (incase of CGA)
Accountant/ Junior Accountant [Offices under CGA & others] – The No. of posts is less compared to CAG. If appointed in any ministry or other central govt. organization, job location will be in Delhi.
Accountant/ Junior Accountant [Offices under C&AG] – Many vacancies & state postings are available. Senior Secretariat Assistant [Central Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres] The is also a pure desk oriented job only. The duties of an SSA are to check the stated facts; point out any mistakes or incorrect statement of the facts; draw attention to previous cases or Rules and Regulations on the subject; Also they have to clearly bring out the question under consideration and suggest a course of action, wherever possible. 99%, these posts exist only in Delhi.
Sub Inspector [Central Bureau of Narcotics] – It shall have frequent travels to ensure no entry of narcotic drugs into the state border. The work is similar to that of an inspector expect this person has to do more of field work than him.
Compiler [Registrar General of India]- with registrar general of India responsible for census, compilers are posted in Statistical division, incharge of compiling the collected information through various means. We have tried to give an overview of the post functions.
Tax Assistant [CBEC & CBDT] – CBDT Central Board Of Direct Taxation CBEC Central Board of Excise and Customs The duties of Tax Assistants (TA) in both these boards are more like that of a desk officer. The TA`s are supposed to asses, verify, modify any data related to taxes of an individual or business concern (incase of CBDT).