MHA IB ACIO Admit Card 2023 Download

The MHA Intelligence Bureau (IB) has announced the recruitment for 995 vacancies for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) Grade-II/Executive. The IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Notification was released on 21st November 2023 and the registration process will be starting from 25th November 2023, and it will continue till 15th December 2023.

IB ACIO Online Registration Details

Application Process:

Online Application Starts25th November 2023
Online Application Ends15th December 2023
Tier 1 Exam DateTo be announced
Tier 2 Exam DateTo be announced

Application Fees

  • Gen/ OBC / EWS: 550/-
  • SC / ST :450/-
  • Female: 450/-
  • Payment : Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking Fees Mode.

Eligibility Criteria of IB ACIO:

  • Graduate from any recognized university in India.
  • Age Limit: 18-27 years (Relaxable for SC/ST/OBC/CW/EXSM category, Physically Handicapped and candidates who have served in the Indian Army/Navy/Air Force/Armed Police Forces of the Union/Central Police Organizations and have been relieved/discharged after putting in a minimum of two years of service)

Vacancy Details of IB ACIO:

Category Vacancies
General Category 547
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 297
SC 80
ST 71

The vacancies are spread across various zones of India, with the highest number of vacancies in the North Zone (325). The distribution of vacancies across zones is as follows:

Zone Vacancies
North Zone 325
Central Zone 252
Eastern Zone 200
North-Eastern Zone 124
Southern Zone 94
Western Zone 96

Exam Pattern and Syllabus of IB ACIO:

Tier-I Exam

The Tier-I exam will consist of 200 objective-type questions from the following subjects:

  • General Studies (25% weightage)
  • English Language (25% weightage)
  • Reasoning (25% weightage)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (25% weightage)

The Tier-I exam is qualifying in nature, and candidates who score the minimum qualifying marks (35%) in each subject will be eligible to appear for the Tier-II exam.

Tier-II Exam

The Tier-II exam will consist of four papers, each of two hours’ duration.

  • Paper I: Essay (100 marks)
  • Paper II: English Language (100 marks)
  • Paper III: General Studies-I (200 marks)
  • Paper IV: General Studies-II (200 marks)

The Tier-II exam is designed to assess the candidates’ written communication skills, comprehension of general issues, and understanding of national and international affairs.

Selection Process

The final selection for the post of IB ACIO Grade II/Executive will be based on the combined marks obtained by the candidates in the Tier-I and Tier-II exams. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a Personality Test, which will carry 100 marks. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the Tier-I and Tier-II exams, and the Personality Test.

Salary Structure

  • Pay Scale: Level-10 (Rs. 56,100-1,77,500)
  • Grade Pay: Rs. 4,800

Other Benefits

  • Dearness Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Medical Benefits
  • Pension

How to Apply?

Candidates can apply online through the official website of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) or the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The application fee varies depending on the category of the applicant.

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