Applications Invited for Consultant Audit in Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi

  • Number of Vacancies: 03 (three)
  • Age Limit: Retired persons below the age of 62 years.
Name of the PostNumber of PostsMethod of Recruit-mentEligibility Conditions/Job RequirementRemuneration
1.Consultant Audit03Contract BasisThe remuneration will be fixed and arrived at by deducting the basic pension from the pay drawn at the time of retirement. The amount of remuneration so fixed shall remain unchanged for the term of the contract. No increment, D.A., HRA etc. shall be payable however transport allowance as per rules shall be payable.

Eligibility Conditions

  • Retired officials from CAG/Central Secretariat/Ministry of Finance, Government of India or Central Autonomous Bodies and Central Universities. The applicant should be well versed in governmental accounting.
  • Should be well versed in audit procedure, Central Government Rules such as FR, SR and GFR etc.
  • Having working knowledge of Computer Applications and well versed in latest version of financial accounting/ budgeting.

Job Requirements

  • Pre-audit proposals relating to purchase, fellowship grants and establishment/administrative matters etc.
  • Personal claims such as TA/ DA/ LTC/ Education Allowances/ House Building Advance/GPF Advance/ Medical Advance/Medical claim reimbursement/Pay Fixation etc.
  • Internal Audit of Regional Centres/research Institutes of the ICSSR.
  • Coordination with Audit Party of CAG for SAR and IAR Audits.
  • Compliance of Audit Paras of CAG Reports.
  • Annual Statement of Accounts and Balance Sheet etc.
  • Any other work relating to Audit and Accounts.


  • Number of posts is tentative. ICSSR reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of posts and may or may not fill any post(s).
  • The prescribed qualifications are the minimum and mere possession and fulfilment of the essential and desirable qualifications for a post does not entitle the candidate to be called for interview/test.
  • Application must be neatly typewritten on A-4 size paper in the prescribed format. The format can also be downloaded through the website
  • One recent passport size photograph should be pasted on the top right-hand corner of the application. Application without photograph will be treated as incomplete application.
  • Envelope containing application should be super-scribed with “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF CONSULTANT AUDIT.”
  • The candidates short-listed for interview/ test will be informed by e-mail as well as notified on the ICSSR’s website. The ICSSR will not be responsible for any delay.
  • Original certificates should be produced only at the time of interview/test. However, attested photocopies of testimonials may also be attached with the application in support of their educational qualifications and experience etc.
  • Application received after expiry of the prescribed period and/or found to be incomplete in any manner or not submitted in prescribed format will not be entertained.
  • The decision of the ICSSR in respect of selections shall be final and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Canvassing in any type from any source will disqualify the candidature of the applicant.
  • The maximum age limit for appointment shall not exceed 62 years as on the closing date of receipt of application.
  • ICSSR reserves the right to interpret all rules including wherever it is not specifically mentioned and may cancel the candidature without assigning any reason (s).
  • Period of contract is initially for six months which may be extended subject to the performance of the candidate and further requirement of ICSSR.
  • The application complete in all respect must be sent to the Administrative Officer, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, JNU Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110 067 up to 31st January, 2024.


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