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INFORMATION

PLAN OF EXAMINATION

UPSC EXAMS

Indian Administrative Service (IAS)

Indian Police Service (IPS)

Central Civil Services - Group A

Indian Foreign Service (IFS)

Indian Revenue Service (IRS) - Income Tax, Customs and Central Excise

Indian Audits & Accounts Service (IAAS)

Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service (IP&TAFS)

Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS)

Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS)

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS)

Indian Defence Estate Service (IDES)

Indian Information Service (IIS)

Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS)

Railways Protection Force (RPF)

 

 

Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service (IP&TAFS)

The IP&TASFS was formed in the year of 1972 and the first batch was recruited in 1974. It is one of the Group a Central Civil Service of India. The cadre controlling authority for  IP&TASFS is Member Finance, Telecom Commission of India. The selected candidates' go through a number of training sessions in different institutes. Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration at Missouri: 4 month foundation course. National Institute of Financial Management at Faridabad: one year course in Financial Management. Advance Level Telecom Training Center at Ghaziabad: 10 month advanced training.

  • Cadre size: 225 posts (direct recruitment – 50%, promotion - 50%).

Functions of the Officers

  • Manned posts in the Departments of Telecom and Posts, the TRAI and a number of PSUs under the Communications Ministry, such as like TCH, ITT and VSNL.
  • Finance posts in the largest PSUs in the country, i.e., the BSNL and MTNL
  • Budgetary control, finance advice in the management of projects and internal audit.

Service Hierarchy

Grade

Pay scales

Designation in HQs / Office of Controller of Communication Accounts

Designation in field units of DOT

Designation in the Department of Posts

Junior time scale

8000-275-13500

Assistant chief accounts officer

Assistant chief accounts officer

Assistant chief accounts officer

Senior time scale

10000-325-15200

Assistant director general / deputy controller of communication accounts

Chief accounts officer

Asstt. Director general / chief accounts officer/deputy director of Accounts (P)

Junior administrative grade

12000-375-16500

Director /joint controller of communication accounts

Deputy general manager

Director / Director of accounts postal

Selection grade JAG (NFSG)

14300-400-18300

Director / joint controller of communication accounts

Deputy general manager

Director / Director of accounts postal

Senior administrative grade

18400-500-22400

Deputy director general / controller of communication accounts

General manager

Deputy director general

Higher administrative grade-II

22400-525-24000

Sr. deputy director general

Principal general manager

NA

Higher administrative grade-I

22400-600-26000

Advisor (Finance)

NA

NA