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Indian Defence Accounts Service

The Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS) is responsible for maintaining the complete accounts of the Defence Services. The first position to be placed in after appointment is that of Assistant Controller of Defence Accounts. The defence accounts offices in cantonment, states and defence command headquarters are under the jurisdiction of the IDAS.

Indian Defence Accounts Service Ranks and Salaries

Service Hierarchy


Pay scales

Designation in Field

Junior time scale


Assistant Controller of Defence Accounts

Senior time scale


Deputy Controller of Defence Accounts

Junior administrative grade


Joint Controller of Defence Accounts

Selection grade


Senior administrative grade


Controller of Defence Accounts

Higher administrative grade


Principal Controller of Defence Accounts 
Additional Controller General of Defence Accounts

26000 (fixed)

Controller General of Defence Accounts (or Financial Advisor Defence Services)