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.
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.
|Re-Open Online application form submission at mha.nic.in begins form||04-05 Sept 2017|
|Re-Open Online application form submission at mha.nic.in 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|
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|
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)|
|Tier-I||Objective Type MCQs divided in 4 parts containing 25 questions of 1 mark
|Interview- 100 marks|
IB ACIO Application Form 2017
The applications should be submitted online through the official website at mha.nic.in
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
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|
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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