Intelligence Bureau (IB) invited online applications for filling up the following 995 Vacancies of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (Grade II/ Executive) Group C by direct recruitment. All eligible male and female Indian citizens can apply online for the IB ACIO Bharti Vacancies through the website www.mha.gov.in up to 15th Dec 2023. IB ACIO Recruitment Intelligence Officer 2023-2024 as online application form, eligibility, salary, vacancy details, selection process, exam pattern, notification etc info is given below.
Intelligence Bureau ACIO Recruitment Exam
Post Name and Classification – ACIO-II/Exe (General Central Service, Group C, Non-Gazetted and Non-Ministerial).
Pay Scale – Rs 44900-142400 in the pay matrix level-7 plus admissible Central Govt allowances (Old scale Rs 9300-34800 PB-2 with GP Rs 4200).
Age Limit – 18 to 27 years as on 15.12.2023 (relaxation in upper age limit for SC, ST, OBC, Ex-servicemen and other categories is applicable as per Govt rules).
Educational Qualification – Graduation or equivalent qualification from a recognized University. Knowledge of computers is desired qualification.
Total Number of Vacancies – 995 Posts
UR Category – 377 Vacancies
EWS Category – 129 Vacancies
OBC Category – 222 Vacancies
SC Category – 134 Vacancies
ST Category – 133 Vacancies
IB ACIO Selection Process and Exam Pattern
Intelligence Bureau ACIO selection process consists of Tier-1 (Objective type exam), Tier-2 (Descriptive type exam), Tier-3 (Interview), Character & Antecedent verification and Medical examination as per the exam pattern given below.
Tier-1 Exam – The exam paper will be of 01 Hour duration and will consist of 100 Objective type multiple choice questions (01 Mark each) of maximum 100 Marks as given below. There will be negative marking of ¼ Mark for each wrong answer given by candidates.
- Current Affairs: 20 Questions (20 Marks)
- General Studies: 20 Questions (20 Marks)
- Numerical Aptitude: 20 Questions (20 Marks)
- Reasoning/ Logical Aptitude: 20 Questions (20 Marks)
- English: 20 Questions (20 Marks)
Cut-off marks (out of 100) in Tier-1 Exam: UR-35, OBC-34, SC/ST-33 and EWS-35 (all Ex-servicemen will be treated in their own category).
Tier-2 Exam – Candidates qualified in Tier-1 exam will be called for Tier-2 exam (10 times the number of vacancies) of maximum 50 Marks. The Tier-2 Exam paper will be of 01 Hour duration and will consist of Descriptive type questions as follows:
- Essay on one of the given topics: 30 Marks
- English comprehension and Précis writing: 20 Marks
Tier-3 (Interview) – On the basis of combined performance in Tier 1 and Tier 2, candidates will be shortlisted for the Tier 3 (Interview) at 5 times the number of vacancies subject to the condition that the candidate secures minimum 33% Marks (17 out of 50) in Tier 2 exam. The interview will be of 100 Marks.
For final selection, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of combined performance in Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3 (Interview) subject to their Character and Antecedent verification followed by medical examination etc.
Exam Centres for Online Tier-1 Exam
Candidates have to indicate 05 options/ choices as Exam city for online/ Tier-1 Exam from the following list (State wise):
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLAND – Port Blair
ANDHRA PRADESH – Anantapur, Chirala, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram
ARUNACHAL PRADESH – Naharlagun
ASSAM – Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar and Tezpur
BIHAR – Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Patna and Purnea
CHANDIGARH – Chandigarh/ Mohali
CHHATTISGARH – Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur CG, Durg and Raipur
DELHI – Delhi/ NCR
GOA – Panaji
GUJARAT – Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat and Vadodara
HARYANA – Ambala
HIMACHAL PRADESH – Bilaspur, Hamirpur and Kangra
JAMMU AND KASHMIR – Jammu, Samba and Srinagar
JHARKHAND – Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur and Ranchi
KARNATAKA – Belagavi (Belgaum), Bengaluru, Hubballi (Hubli), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Mangaluru (Mangalore), Mysuru (Mysore), Shivamogga (Shimoga) and Udupi
KERALA – Ernakulam, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur
LADAKH – Leh
MADHYA PRADESH – Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna and Ujjain
MAHARASHTRA – Amravati, Chhattrapati Sambhaji Nagar, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai MMR, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Sangli, Satara and Solapur
MANIPUR – Imphal
MEGHALAYA – Shillong
MIZORAM – Aizawl
NAGALAND – Dimapur and Kohima
ODISHA – Balasore, Berhampur-Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela and Sambalpur
PUNJAB – Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Patiala
RAJASTHAN – Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota and Sikar
SIKKIM – Gangtok
TAMIL NADU – Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli and Vellore
TELANGANA – Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Warangal and Warangal Urban
TRIPURA – Agartala
UTTARAKHAND – Dehradun, Haldwani and Roorkee
UTTAR PRADESH – Agra, Aligarh, Ayodhya, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Prayagraj, Sitapur and Varanasi
WEST BENGAL – Asansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Kalyani, Kolkata and Siliguri
Tier-2 & Tier-3 (Interview) may not be conducted at all centres mentioned above. The department reserves the right to conduct Tier-2 & Tier-3 (Interview) at a centre by clubbing the candidates of nearby centres.
Application Form, Important Dates and Notification
Eligible and interested candidates can apply online for the Khufia Vibhag IB ACIO Recruitment Officer Vacancies through the website www.mha.gov.in up to 15th Dec 2023. Before applying online, keep ready your valid e-mail ID, mobile number, scanned image of Photograph (50-100Kb) & Signature (50-100Kb) in jpg/ jpeg format, valid photo ID proof and Certificate(s)/ Marksheet(s) pertaining to 10th, 12th & UG/PG.
After successful submission of the online application, take printout of the form for future references. Any documents or hard copy of online application form are not required to send by Post. All the information about IB ACIO-II/Exe Recruitment like Exam date, Time, Centre, Admit Card (Call letter) etc will be intimated through official website and registered Email ID.
UR, EWS and OBC male candidates are required to pay Rs 100 as examination fee plus Rs 500 as Recruitment Processing Charges. SC, ST, Ex-servicemen and Female candidates are required to pay Rs 500 as Recruitment Processing Charges only. The fee can be paid online by using Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, UPI, SBI challan etc.
Last date of submission of online application and fee – 15th Dec 2023 (11:59 PM)
Last date of submission of fee through SBI challan – 19th Dec 2023
Exam date (Tier 1) – to be updated
Register and submit online application for the Intelligence Bureau ACIO Recruitment through the direct link provided below. For more information about the IB ACIO Bharti Exam 2023-2024, you can download the detailed Recruitment Notification or advertisement in pdf format.
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