फा.सं / FILE NO: No. 33052/1/2017-ISTM (C & A)


सचिवालय प्रशिक्षण तथा प्रबन्ध संस्थान


(आईएसओ 9001:2008 संस्था / AN ISO 9001:2008 INSTITUTION)

कार्मिक एवं प्रशिक्षण विभाग / DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING

प्रशासनिक ब्लाक, .ने.वि. परिसर (पुराना) / ADMINISTRATIVE BLOCK, JNU CAMPUS (OLD),

ओलोफ पाल्मे मार्ग, नई दिल्ली - 110067/ OLOF PALME MARG, NEW DELHI – 110067

दूरभाष / TELEPHONE – 011-26185311;  FAX – 011-26104183

 Dated: 27th March, 2017


            1.    All Ministries/ Departments/ Attached/ Subordinate Offices,

2.    The Chief Controller of Accounts/ Controller of Accounts,

  (All Ministries & Department),

3.    The Secretary, UPSC, Dholpur House, New Delhi,

4.   PSUs and Autonomous Bodies under Govt. of India.

Subject:  166th Cash & Accounts Training Programme from 27th June, 2017 to 25th August,    2017 at ISTM.


            The 166th Cash & Accounts Training Programme will be conducted in this Institute w.e.f. 27th June, 2017 to 25th August, 2017  (9 Weeks).  Details of the objectives of programme, its contents, eligibility conditions, procedure for nomination etc., are given in Annexure.  Examination in respect of topics like Arrear Bill, Calculation of income tax, Interest on advances, HBA, GPF, etc. will be held using MS – Excel.  Therefore, working knowledge of MS – Excel is a MUST.  While sponsoring the names, this aspect may be kept in view.

  2.        Nominations in the prescribed Proforma may be submitted online which is available on our official website http://www.istm.gov.in under the link ‘Online Form’ well before the closing date, i.e. 12-05-2017.  Nomination, duly approved by the sponsoring authority, may be sent so as to reach this office latest by 12-05-2017 along with the Nomination Form.

3.         ISTM has a modest hostel facility where AC rooms are available, on twin sharing, on first come first served basis to the outstation participants only.  The names of selected officials shall be placed on the website of ISTM under the link “Confirmed Nomination” besides conveying through SMS and email.  Only those candidates should be relieved, whose nominations have been accepted by this Institute and a confirmation to that effect is issued by ISTM.

Yours faithfully,

Signature not Available!


Consultant & Course Director







 TITLE :                       166th CASH & ACCOUNTS TRAINING PROGRAMME

  DURATION   :           9 WEEKS (27th June, 2017 to 25th August, 2017).


             The participants will be able to learn about the procedure of handling Cash & Accounts matters in government offices and will also expose to the skills required for practical application of various financial/ accounting principles, rules, regulations and procedures under different circumstances.


1.         Financial administration in government

2.         Leave Salary and Pension contribution

3.         Receipt and Payment Rules

4.          FRs & SRs including General conditions of service, Joining Time & Fixation of Pay

5.         TA Rules

6.          Pension Rules including New Pension Scheme

7.         Leave Rules

8.         Medical Attendance Rules

9.         LTC Rules

10.       Calculation of Income Tax Rules

11.       Classification of Accounts.

12.       Budget: Principles; Process & Practice

13.       GPF Rules including conversion of Advance into withdrawal and calculation of amounts under Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme (DLIS).

14.       GFRs  and Delegation of Financial Power Rules

15.       Advances to Government Servants including House Building Advance Rules

16.       Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme, 1980

17.       Children's Education Allowance Scheme

18.       Staff Car Rules

19.       Maintenance of Service Book, Expenditure Control Registers and other Books of  Accounts

20.       Use of Computer – Working Knowledge of MS-Excel for interest calculation etc. is a must.

21.       Ethics and value in Financial Management

22.       Gender sensitization

METHODOLOGY:    Lecture, Case Studies, Discussion on actual problems faced in dealing with specific cases. The participants will get opportunity to discuss actual problems faced by them in their respective organisations with reference to the Government of India Rules.


 ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS: The nominees for the Cash and Accounts Course:

(a)      Grade: 

(i) An Assistant (other than Directly Recruited Assistant) of equivalent rank in the Grade Pay of Rs.4200/- or Rs. 4600/-, or,

(ii) A Directly Recruited Assistant or equivalent with at least two years of regular service in the Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/- or Rs. 4600/-, or,

(iii) A UDC or equivalent with at least five years of regular service in the grade pay of Rs. 2400/- or more

 (b)   Experience:

i)              Must actually be doing the cash or accounts work in their respective offices at the time of forwarding the nomination by the sponsoring authorities. The details of work, actually being done by him/her, should specifically be mentioned in the nomination form, for example-  preparation of salary/arrear bills, Maintenance of cash book , preparation of TA, LTC, Medical, contingent bills etc. Without mentioning the details of work the nominations are liable to be rejected.


ii)             Must have working knowledge of MS Excel.                          

 [By merely writing “working in cash and accounts” in the details of work done will not be considered a criteria for being selected for the Course]

 (c)      Age:         

Must be below 52 years of age as on 27-06-2017. (i.e. on the date of commencement of the Programme.)


(i)        The complete detail of experience should be given right from UDC (regular) onwards;

(ii)        The programme is quite intensive and entails good amount of homework. Therefore, only those eligible officials who are willing, diligent and have an aptitude for sustained work may be nominated. They may be advised to bring the calculator with them.

(iii)      The Programme contains one practical paper on Computer MS-Excel also (viz., calculation of Income Tax, Calculation of Interest on advances, G.P. Fund etc.). As such the nominees MUST have working knowledge of MS-Excel.

(iv)       The nominee must NOT have attended the Cash & Accounts Training Programme earlier at whatever level.

(v)         All Sponsoring Authorities must obtain the approval of the administrative officers concerned before forwarding the names for the programme.

(vi)       The eligibility conditions mentioned above at (a) to (c) may be relaxed by Director, ISTM on a written request from the sponsoring authority subject to availability of seat(s).           



Course fee of Rs. 45,000/- (Rupees Forty Five Thousand Only) per participant is payable in respect of the trainees sponsored by organizations other than the Central Government, viz., Autonomous Bodies/ PSUs, etc. Bank Draft/ Banker’s Cheque is to be drawn in favour of PAO, DP&AR payable at New Delhi.  Course fee is to be sent by hand through the participants only on receipt of the acceptance letter. 


            The participants whose nominations have been accepted shall have to bring an amount of Rs.20,000/- (in Cash) from their offices drawn as TA/DA Advance. The amount shall be used for meeting expenditure on NGO-cum-Study Tour, which is an essential component of the training programme. This amount should be deposited with the Course Director by the participant in due course.


                 ISTM has a modest hostel facility where AC rooms are available on twin sharing, on first come first served basis for the OUTSTATION PARTICIPANTS ONLY.  For details relating to the tariff and availability of accommodation at the ISTM Hostel, the participants may contact the Hostel Warden on Phone Number:  011-26172571. In case hostel accommodation is not available due to any reasons, the participants shall have to make their own arrangement. 

 VENUE:         Seminar Hall No- 1, Seminar Hall Complex, ISTM,JNU (Old) Campus.

 EXAMINATION: There will be written examinations during the training Programme. Minimum 50% marks have to be obtained to qualify in each of the papers.


1. Officials whose nominations are accepted by Institute of Secretariat Training & Management will be intimated around 45 days prior the start of the programme.  Officials whose nominations have been accepted, only those should be relieved with the direction to report ISTM at 9.00 AM on 27th June, 2017.

2. The officials whose nominations have been accepted are advised to bring the following books with them (the latest edition) from their offices. Other reference books shall be provided by the ISTM along with the study materials:

                        i. Receipt and Payment Rules

                        ii. FR & SR Part II (T.A. Rules)

                        iii. CCS (Pensions Rules), 1972

                        iv. General Financial Rules, 2005