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Scheme for Empanelment of Cloud Audit Organization

About the Empanelment Scheme:

The objective of empanelment of Cloud Audit Organization is to empanel third party audit organizations/ auditors who are competent to assess CSP for compliance as per defined requirements and criteria. 

The effectiveness of audit organizations is ensured by:

a.  Having a formal system as per international standard ISO/IEC 17021:2011 to ensure audit results are reliable, repeatable and reproducible

b.  Auditors of audit organization who are professional, competent and have Knowledge, skill and experience in the area of cloud auditing.

c. Auditors who are knowledgeable with the current technologies and standards published on this subject area and MeitY policies of empanelment of CSPs.

Benefits of Empanelment 

• Help to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the Audit Organization

Why to choose STQC?

• A team of competent Professionals qualified as per international requirements.

• Government of India organization, able to act truly as an independent third party, with high degree and    confidentiality and integrity.

• Able to offer services in a very cost effective, competent and credible manner with customer care as the focus.

Empanelment Process

1. Cloud Audit Organization submits the application form along with schedule of charge

2. Conduct of Audit by STQC

3. Submission of Audit Report

4. Review of Audit Report and decision on empanelment 

Scheme Documents:


Attachment Size
CSP-02-00 Master List of Documents 128.28 KB
CSP-02-01 Application form for Cloud Audit Organization 91.23 KB
CSP-02-02 Schedule of Charges 118.48 KB
CSP-02-03 Requirements for Empanelment of Cloud Audit Organization 241.71 KB
CSP-02-04 Report for empanelment of Audit organization 93.24 KB
CSP-02-05 Policy Guidelines for handling audit related data 122.32 KB
CSP-02-06 Certificate of Approval for Audit organization and auditor 171.96 KB
CSP-02-07 List of empanelled Audit Organization 60.43 KB
CSP-02-08 Non-Disclosure Agreement 171.63 KB
CSP-01-03 Cloud Service Providers:- Audit Criteria  
CSP-01-07 Cloud Service Providers:- Audit Report