Pakistan Audit & Accounts Academy, Peshawar


The Office of the Audit and Accounts Training Institute Peshawar was established in 1980’s in a small classroom with in the premises of Accountant General’s NWFP, Peshawar Office. The main objective to establish the Institute, was to impart SAS (Subordinate Accounts Services) trainings to employees of the Accountant General and Treasury Offices at Peshawar. Late Khwaja Fida Muhammad Deputy Accountant General, (may Allah keep his soul in rest) was to manage all trainings activities.

Later on, with the increased scope of training activities demand for separate Audit and Accounts Training Institute at Peshawar was intensified. Therefore, a separate Institute  headed by Mr.Rasheed Ahmad Saleh, Deputy Director was made functional in a rented building near Khyber Mail Office Peshawar Cantt some where in 1982. He remained for a short period of about 3-4 months and was succeeded by Mr. Khan Badshah, Deputy Director who put all his efforts in establishing the newly created institute at Peshawar and made it run successfully. The following Officers headed the PAAA Peshawar:-

Sr. No. Name


Mr. Khwaja Fida Muhammad


Mr. Rasheed Ahmad Saleh


Mr. Khan Badshah


Mr. Najeeb Ullah Marwat


Mr. Ahmad Rasool Bangash


Mr. Raqeeb Ullah Khan


Mrs Hashmat Iqbal


Mr. Sikandar Khan


Mr. Muhammad Tariq Afridi


Mr. Arbab Sher Bahadur


Mr. Muhammad Ayaz


Mr. Amir Badshah Khattak


Mr. Muhammad Amin


Mr. Habib Ur Rehman


Mr. Ahmad us Saliheen


Mr. Amjad Hussain



Pakistan Audit & Accounts Academy Peshawar (PAAAP) is a prestigious institution for training of civil servants in the Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Focus of PAAA activities remains upon Financial Management, Auditing and Accounting, though other dimensions of effective management are also taken into account. The aim of the PAAA is to improve the quality and effectiveness of Public Policies and management in the province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, by improving the quality of pre-service and in service trainings and education of all those engaged in Public service.

Mission of the Academy is to prepare and develop Human Resources of the Department, mainly in their profession as Auditors, Accountants, Managers and work facilitators so that they could pursue the departmental objectives efficiently and effectively in the light of departmental training policy.


PAAA aims at building and developing the H R capacity for undertaking tasks of policy formulation and implementation at tactical, operational and strategic levels.


Main Objectives of PAAA Peshawar

PAAA Peshawar up graded to a status of Pakistan Audit and Accounts Academy Peshawar in 2015 and dedicates improvement of governance in financial management by imparting trainings in new scenario of Audit and Accounts. In this sequence a series of courses like SAP FI, SAP HR, Basic IT, Information System Auditing, NAM, FAM, CAATS, ACL, Office Management, Project Program Audit, Public Procurement Audit, Certification Audit, Regularity Audit, are being conducted regularly.   

The Pakistan Audit and Accounts Academy Peshawar is engaged to inculcate the importance and efficacy of trainings amongst the staff of Audit and Accounts offices as well provincial employees for their capacity building.


PAAA Peshawar has been conducting short courses for Officers/Officials of Audit and Accounts /Federal and Provincial employees.

  • More than 2500 officers & officials of Audit and Accounts departments have been trained in various disciplines since the introduction of New Accounting System.
  • Besides, Computer Competency Practical Training (CCPT) is also being imparted by the AATI Peshawar to the AGP (PIPFA) candidates and about 230 candidates have so far been trained.
  • A good number of special courses on various disciplines have been conducted on the requests of client departments.


Available Facilities



Video Conferencing Room




Computer Lab






Dining Hall


Class Rooms







Sr. #Courses onDuration
1Pension Audit (CPD Mandatory)03 days
2Budget Preparation and Utilization03 days
3Audit of Contract Management (CPD Mandatory)03 days
4Audit of Works (CPD Mandatory)03 days
5Foundation Course on ACL Workshop05 days
6Intermediate Course on ACL Workshop02 days
7ACL Scripting03 days
8IPSAS(CPD Mandatory)03 days
9SAP R/3 (FI)03 days
10CCPT25 days
11General Financial Rules/TA Rules03 days
12Information System Auditing                                                                                                                                                                       03 days
13Contract &Comparison b/w: PPRA (2004) & KPPRA(2014)   03 days
14Financial Audit Manual03 days
15DDO’s Course 03 days
16Computer Hardware/Software & Networking                    03 days
17Communication in Government Offices   03 days
18Audit of Fraud and Corruption(CPD Mandatory)03 days
19Foundation Course on ACL Workshop05 days
20Intermediate Course on ACL Workshop02 days
21ACL Scripting    03 days
22SAP HR (Pension Module through Direct Credit System)  03 days
23NAM &Chart of Accounts03 days
24Project/Program Auditing03 days
25Audit of Revenue Receipts03 days


Zubair Arshad Khattak
Deputy Director

Muhammad Ilyas
Audit Officer / Faculty Member I.T
Master Degree in English Literature / SAS

Gul Nabi Khan
Audit Officer / Faculty Member-Admn
M.Com / Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science / PIPFA


Pakistan Audit and Accounts Training Academy

Dr. Roaidar Shah Plaza (old City University) 3rd Floor,
Nishter Abad G.T. Road Peshawar City


Phone:   +92-91-9225402

Fax:       +92-91-2619812