Intelligence Bureau Notification 2023 – 995 ACIO-II/ Exe Recruitment

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has issued a recruitment notification for 995 Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade–II/Executive (ACIO-II/Exe) positions. The positions are under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Interested candidates can apply online, with the application process starting on November 25, 2023, and closing on December 15, 2023

Intelligence Bureau Notification 2023

Below are some key details:

Vacancy Details of Intelligence Bureau Recruitment 2023:

Name of Posts: Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade–II/ Executive i.e. ACIO-II/Exe
Number of Posts:  995 posts
Category wise Posts:

  • UR: 377
  • EWS: 129
  • OBC: 222
  • SC: 134
  • ST: 133

Qualifications for Intelligence Bureau Recruitment 2023:

Nationality: Indian

Education: Graduate or equivalent from a recognized university

Desirable: Knowledge of computers

Age Limit: 18 to 27 years as of December 15, 2023

Age relaxation for certain categories.

  • ST/SC: 32 years
  • OBC/MOBC: 30 Years
  • Departmental candidates: 40 years
  • UR (widows, divorced & women judicially separated): 35 years
  • SC/ST (widows, divorced & women judicially separated): 40 years

Examination Fee Intelligence Bureau Recruitment 2023:

  • UR/OBC/EWS (Male): Rs. 550/–
  • Others: Rs. 450/–

Payment Mode: Online/Offline through SBI EPAY LITE (Debit/Credit Cards, Internet Banking, UPI, SBI challan)

Pay Scale of Intelligence Bureau Notification 2023:

Level 7 (Rs. 44,900-1,42,400) plus admissible Central Govt. allowances.

Application Process of Intelligence Bureau Recruitment 2023:

  • Apply online through the provided link below.
  • Complete the registration, login, and application form.
  • Upload necessary documents and make the application fee payment.

Important Dates Intelligence Bureau Recruitment 2023:

Starting date for online applications: November 25, 2023

Closing date for online applications: December 15, 2023, 23:59 Hrs

Interested candidates are advised to visit the official website for the online application form and detailed advertisement.

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IB Recruitment Selection Process

The Intelligence Bureau’s recruitment for Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade–II/Executive (ACIO-II/Exe) positions involves a comprehensive selection process comprising the following stages:

I. Written Examination: Tier-I and Tier-II

II. Interview

Written Examination

Candidates who have submitted online applications for the Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam are required to participate in the Written Examination, which is divided into Tier-I and Tier-II stages. The Tier-I Written Examination is an objective-type paper with 100 questions, carrying a total of 100 marks. The structure of the Tier-I paper is outlined below:

Tier I

Number of Questions: 100 MCQs

Total Marks: 100 marks

Duration: 60 minutes

Type of Exam: Written Examination

Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer

Exam Pattern:

Part Subject No of MCQs Marks
A Current Affairs 20 20
B General Studies 20 20
C Numerical aptitude 20 20
D Reasoning/ logical aptitude 20 20
E English 20 20

Total 100 100

Tier II


Essay (30 marks) &
English comprehension & précis writing (20 marks)

Time: 1 Hour

Marks: 50

The category-wise cut-off marks (out of 100) in Tier-I Exam would be as follows:

  • UR: 35
  • OBC: 35 
  • SC/ST: 33
  • EWS: 35

On the basis of their performance & normalization of marks in Tier-I exam, candidates would be shortlisted for Tier-II @ 10 times the number of vacancies, subject to the condition that the candidate should have scored minimum cut-off.

On the basis of their combined performance in Tier-I and Tier-II, the candidates would be shortlisted for Tier-III/Interview @ 5 times the number of vacancies subject to the condition that the candidate secures minimum 33% marks (17 out of 50) in Tier-II exam.

On the basis of combined performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III/Interview exam, a final merit list of 995 candidates for the post of ACIO-II/Exe will be prepared.
The final selection to the posts would be further subject to successful completion of Character & Antecedent verification followed by medical examination, etc.

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