Assam APDCL Sahayak Recruitment 2018

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) under the Ministry of Human Affairs, Government of India, is recruiting 1,430 suitable candidates for the posted of ACIO II Exe (Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II). Candidates between 18-27 years who have done their graduation and possess knowledge of computer are eligible for the IB ACIO 2017 Recruitment. The exam takes place in 2 tiers. Tier I is of 100 marks and conducted on October 15, 2017. The Tier-II is of 50 marks and Tier-II conducted on February 25, 2018.

Latest: Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Intelligence Bureau (IB) has released the Interview Call Letter for ACIO Grade II examination 2017, check it form the “Admit Card” page.

IB ACIO 2017

The candidates who are successful in obtaining 33% marks in Tier-II are called to attend the Interview round. Interview round has 100 marks.  In total, the candidates will be awarded marks out of 250. Those who complete the formalities like document verification etc. will be allotted a post. The online registration for the exam has ended and now the admit card is available for the registered candidates. Check more details below.

Event Date
Re-Open Online application form submission at begins form 04-05 Sept 2017
Re-Open Online application form submission at ends on 10 Sept 2017 till 11:59 pm
Payment of application fee can be done until 12 Sep 2017
Download IB ACIO 2017 admit card Sep-Oct 2017
Tier I exam date 15 Oct 2017
Tier I exam Result 19 Jan 2018
Tier II exam date 25 Feb 2018
Tier II exam Result 15 May 2018
Interview 28 May to 10 Jun 2018
Final selection results Will be announced

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Details of the Post

  • Name of the post- ACIO-II/ Exe.
  • Classification- General Central Service Group “C” (Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial)
  • Number of vacancies- 1,430
  • Pay Scale- Rs. 9300-34,800 + Grade Pay Rs. 4200 (PB-2) & admissible Central Govt. allowance (under revision as per recommendations of 7th C.P.C.)

Number of Vacancies: 1430

Below mentioned is the vacancy distribution category wise. Candidate will have to indicate the category to which she belongs and other than that candidate will have to produce a valid certificate supporting the claim if seeked based on reservation policy of the Bureau.

Number of Vacancies UR OBC SC ST Total
951 184 109 56 1300
Ex-Servicemen 95 19 11 05 130

IB ACIO Selection Procedure 2017

The candidates will have to appear for Tier I at one of the test centres mentioned. There will be negative marking of ¼ for each incorrect answer marked by the candidate. No marks will be given or awarded for answers that have not been attempted by the candidates. Only those candidates would be called for Tier-II exam who come up to a certain standard in Tier-I. There will be minimum cut off marks of 33% in Tier-II. The date and time and centre of Tier-II would be informed to the successful candidates through the application portal as well as through E-Mail

Based on the combined performance in Tier-I and Tier-II candidates would be called for Interview. Interview session has 100 marks allotted to it. The date and time and centre would be informed to them through the application portal and E-mail. Tier-II exam and Interview would be conducted at a centre by clubbing the candidates of nearby centres.

Based on the combined performance, the candidates would be shortlisted for final selection which will be subject to successful completion of their character and Document verification followed by a medical examination.

IB ACIO Eligibility Criteria 2017

Educational Qualification– Graduation or equivalent from a recognised University.
Desirable– Knowledge of Computers
Age Limit- 18-27 years
Upper Age relaxation-

  • SC/ ST- 5 Years
  • OBC- 3 years
  • Departmental candidates- relaxable upto 40 years of age who have rendered 3 years of regular and continuous service
  • General candidates- 35 years
  • SC/ST Widow candidates/Divorced- relaxable upto age 40 years

IB ACIO Syllabus 2017

The candidates are advised in their own interest to go through the detailed advertisement available on the website of MHA to ensure that they fulfill the eligibility conditions and other requirements before filling up the form in online mode. Intelligence Bureau, The Ministry of Home Affairs will not be held responsible for any kind of confusion.

Tier Description of Examination Total Marks Time (minutes)
Written Examination
Tier-I Objective Type MCQs divided in 4 parts containing 25 questions of 1 mark
  1. General Awareness
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Logical and Analytical Ability
  4. English Language
100 60
Tier-II Descriptive Type
  1. Essay on one of the given topics (30 marks)
  2. English Comprehension & precis writing (20 marks)
50 60
Interview- 100 marks

IB ACIO Application Form 2017

The applications should be submitted online through the official website at

Submitting multiple applications may lead to the rejection in application altogether. The application form is divided into 2 parts.

  • Part- I Filling up Personal Information, Academic and other particulars of the candidate and
  • Part-II related to the Payment of exam fee wherever applicable

Examination Fees

All the candidates are required to pay the amount of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only). Only male candidates belonging to General and OBC category are required to pay the fee. All SC/ST and Female candidates are exempted from paynet of examination fee.

Category Amount to be paid
General and OBC (male) Rs. 100/-
SC/ST and Female NIL

Mode of Payment

The examination fees can be paid offline ( cash deposit) or online (INternet Banking). ATM-Cum-Debit Card and Credit Card of State Bank of India or any other bank can pay the fees through SBI Collect option.

IB ACIO Exam Centres 2017

The candidates has to opt for one of the centre from the 33 centres given in the table below where they want to appear for the examination. The option once exercised will not be altered.

Serial Number Centre Serial Number Centre
1 Agartala 18 Kohima
2 Ahmedabad 19 Kolkata
3 Aizwal 20 Leh
4 Amritsar 21 Luckhnow
5 Bangalore 22 Meerut
6 Bhopal 23 Mumbsi
7 Bhubaneshwar 24 Nagpur
8 Chandigarh 25 Patna
9 Chennai 26 Raipur
10 Dehradun 27 Ranchi
11 Delhi 28 Shillong
12 Guwahati 29 Shimla
13 Hyderabad 30 Siliguri
14 Imphal 31 Trivandrum
15 Itanagar 32 Varanasi
16 Jaipur 33 Vijaywada
17 Jammu

Job Profile and Pay Scale of ACIO

The job of an Assistant Central Intelligence Officer in Intelligence Bureau is of sensitive nature. Hence it is not directly allowed / suggested for any current employees to divulge information on the job profile. Some reviews are available online from anonymous personnels, albeit very old and may not be applicable any longer. Such candidates are adviced to apply for IB ACIO Grade 2 2017 who wish to work in Intelligence Bureau.

Scale of pay: Rs. 9300-34800 plus Grade Pay Rs. 4200 (PB-2) Plus admissible Central Govt allowances. [Under revision as per the recommendations of 7th C.P.C.]

Regarding pay scale, the following information is given in 7th Pay Commission report.

IB ACIO Notification 2017

Read the complete notification of IB ACIO 2017.

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