Q. With reference to Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) consider the following statements:
1.CAG is appointed by the President and can be removed on the same grounds and in the same manner as a Judge of the Supreme Court.
2.CAG is eligible for further office after the end of his tenure.
3.He audits the accounts related to all expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India and Consolidated fund of each state.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. CAG is appointed by the President and can be removed on the same grounds and in the same manner as a Judge of the Supreme Court. He audits the accounts related to all expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India and Consolidated fund of each state.

Statement 2 is incorrect. CAG is not eligible for further office after the end of his tenure.

Source: The Hindu