Intelligence Bureau (IB) Recruitment 2013: 750 Assistant Central Intelligence Officers (ACIO) Vacancies

Nidhi updated on : 11 Mar 2014

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Online applications are invited from Indian Nationals for an examination conducted for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer, Grade-II/Executive, General Central Service, Group-‘C’ (Non-Gazetted/Non-Ministerial) in the Intelligence Bureau, (Ministry of Home Affairs), Government of India.


Description of Post


Name of the post

Assistant Central Intelligence Officer, Grade-II/Executive



Group ‘C’, Non-gazetted/Non-Ministerial

Number of vacancies

750 (UR-380, OBC-202, SC-112 & ST-56)

Age limit

18-27 years

Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST and by

3 years for OBC candidates. Upper age limit is also

relaxable for Departmental Candidates with 3 years

continuous service, upto 40 years and also certain other

categories in accordance with the instructions or orders

issued by Central Government from time to time.

Pay scale

Rs. 9300-34800 plus Grade Pay Rs. 4200 (PB-2) (Plus admissible Central Government allowances).

Essential qualifications

Graduation or equivalent from a recognized University.

Desirable qualifications

Knowledge of computers.


Note 1: The above mentioned post is not reserved for any categories of physically handicapped (HH, OH, VH) persons. Hence, they need not apply.

Note 2: The number of vacancies is provisional and liable to change.

Note 3: The eligibility of the candidates in terms of age and educational qualification will be determined on the closing date. The candidate must be Graduate on or before the closing date, i.e., the final result must be out on or before the closing date, i.e. 12.08.2013 (till midnight).


Service Liability:

The post involves All India Service liability. Therefore, the Candidates willing to serve anywhere in India need to apply only.
Scheme of Examination: The written examination for the post of ACIOII/Exe contains two papers namely Paper I (Objective type) and Paper-II (Descriptive type on English language only). The total duration for both Papers is 1 hour and 40 minutes. Paper I will focus on General Awareness/General Knowledge, Reasoning, Comprehension and Mathematical ability while Paper II will be designed to check the knowledge of English writing skill and analytical capability.


Selection of Candidates: Those candidates who acquire a specific standard in the written test (Paper-I & II) will be called for the interview. The date, place and time of interview shall be intimated to the candidates online. Based on the performance of the candidates in written test (Paper-I & II) and Interview, they will be selected subject to the condition of successful completion of their Character and Antecedent verification and thereafter medical examination.


How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted only through online registration by logging on to the website


Important Dates


Commencement of Online Application

13th July, 2013

Last date of receiving Online Application

13th August, 2013

Downloading the Admit Card

21st August, 2013

Date of Examination

15th September, 2013

Result Declaration

31st October, 2013

Interview Schedule

16th to 23rd November, 2013


For further details, click on IB Notification link available on this page.


Source: IB Notification

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