Special Allowance to account cadre

7th CPC Special Allowance for passing AAO Civil Exam (Rs.360 & Rs630/-p.m.) and Qualification Pay @ Rs.270/-p.m. for passing Accountants Confirmatory Exam

No. Al 1019/20/Misc/201 5/MF.CGA(A)/NG/Vol.III/203 
Government of India 
Ministry of Finance 
Department of Expenditure 

Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan 
GPO Complex, E-Block, INA 
New Delhi – 110023 
Dated, the 29th, November 2019 


Subject: Admissibility of Special Allowance/Qualification Pay for Accounts cadre – revision of rates as per 7th CPC – regarding.

Attention is invited to this office’s O.Ms (i) No. A.11019/33/2001/MF.CGA(A)/III/503 dated 15-12-2009 and (ii) No. A.11019/33/2001/MF.CGA(A)/IN/566 dated 17/19-01-2012 regarding grant of special allowance/qualification pay to the Accounts cadre (CCAS) under the control of the Controller General of Accounts.

2. In this regard, the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance has conveyed approval of the Hon’ble Minister of Finance to revise the rate of Special Allowance/Qualification Pay to Accounts Cadre vide O.M. No. 11-1/2016/7th CPC/Part.II(B) dated 14-11-2019, as under:
(i) Special Allowance @ Rs.360/- p.m. for 1st year and Rs.630/- p.m. for 2nd year consequent upon passing AAO (Civil) Examination; and (ii) Qualification pay @ Rs.270/- p.m. consequent upon passing Department Confirmatory for Accountants.

3. The revised rates shall be admissible with effect from the 1st of July 2017.

This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

(Madhukar Sharma) 
Sr. Accounts Officer (NGE)