IB ACIO Recruitment 2017 - A new job notification is issued by Ministry of Home Affairs for recruitment of 1430 ACIO-II (exe) i.e Assistant Central Intelligence Officers (Grade-II/Executive) on Direct Recruitment. Online Applications are invited by Intelligence Bureau, MHA on or before 02 Sep 2017 for 1430 ACIO vacancies.

Alert / Updates

Total Vacancies: 1430

Important Dates

Start Date
Last Date

Application Fee

₹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 payment of examination fee.
Mode Of Payment : The examination fee 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).

Age Limit

18-27 years
Relaxation : Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST & by 3 years for OBC.
Upper age limit is relaxable for departmental candidates' upto 40 years of age v1ho have rendered 3 years of regular and continuous service.
The age hmit is relaxable up to age of 35 years for general candidates and up to 40 years for SC/ST in case of widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and not remarried.
The age limit is relaxable for ex-servicemen as well as for candidates who were domiciled in J&K from 1.1.1980 to 31 .12.1989 as well as the ctuldren and dependents of victims of communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat as per the Govt instructions in this regard issued from time to time.

Job Location

Intelligence Bureau, New Delhi


Essential : Graduation or equivalent from a recognized University.
Desirable : Knowledge of computers.

Pay Scale
₹9300 - ₹34800 + Grade Pay ₹4200 (PB-2) & admissible Central Govt allowances. [Under revision as per recommendations of 7th C.P.C.)

Scheme of Examination

Objective type MCQs Divided in to 4 parts containing 25 questions if 1 mark each on :
Tier -1 (Total marks - 100, Time minutes - 60)
a) General Awareness
b) Quantitative Aptitude
c) Logical Analytical Ability
d) English Language

Tier -2 (Total marks - 50, Time minutes - 60)
Descriptive type :
a) Essay on one paper of the given topic 30 marks
b) English comprehension & precis writing 20 marks

Vacancy Details :

No. of vacancies: UR - 951, OBC - 184, SC - 109, ST - 56
Ex Servicemen : UR - 95, OBC - 19, SC - 11, ST - 5
Total 1430 Posts

Center of examination :
1 - Agartala
2 - Ahemdabad
3 - Aizwal
4 - Amritsar
5 - Banglore
6 - Bhopal
7 - Bhubneshwar
8 - Chandigargh
9 - Chennai
10 - Dehradun
11 - Delhi
12 - Guwahati
13 - Hyderabad
14 - Imphal
15 - Itanagar
16 - Jaipur
17 - Jammu
18 - Kohima
19 - Kolkata
20 - Leh
21 - Lucknow
22 - Meerut
23 - Mumbai
24 - Nagpur
25 - Patna
26 - Raipur
27 - Ranchi
28 - Shillong
29 - Shimla
30 - Siliguri
31 - Trivandrum
32 - Varanasi
33 - Vijayawada

Selection Process

a) The candidate has to appear in Tier-I at one of the test centres mentioned above.There will be negative marking of 1⁄4 mark for each wrong answer. No marks would be awarded for an un-attempted question.
b) Only those candidates would be called for Tier-II exam who come up to a certain standard in Tier-I. There will be a minimum cut off marks of 33% in Tier-II.The date, time and centre of Tier-II would be intimated to the successful candidates through the application portal as well as E-mail.
c) Based on combined performance in Tier-I & Tier-II, candidates would be shortlisted for interview; the date, time and centre of which would be intimated to them through the application portal as well as E-mail.
d) Tier-II exam and interviews would be conducted at a centre by clubbing the candidates of nearby centres.
e) Based on combined performance in Tier-I, Tier-II & interview, the candidates would be shortlisted for final selection subject to successful completion of their Character & Antecedent verification followed by medical examination.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates may apply online at Intelligence Bureau website from August 12, 2017 to September 02, 2017 23:59 hrs.
The candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature at the time of online registration (in a single file, the size of which should not be more than 50 KB). Instructions for uploading the single file containing photograph and signature are available on the online application portal.
Candidates are advised to ensure that e-mail addresses ending with @nic.in are directed to their inbox & not to spam folder. They may also check the spam folder for mails sent from the helpdesk e-mail helpdesk.bharti@nic.in from time to time for updates related to the recruitment.