INTELLIGENCE BUREAU (IB) Recruitment (2017)

(Ministry of Home Affairs)
Government of India

Online applications are invited from Indian Nationals for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (Grade-II/Executive) i.e. ACIO-II (Exe) in IB (Ministry of Home Affairs), Government of India.

CLOSING DATE: 2.9.2017 (till 2359 hours).

Vacancy Details:

Name of the post: ACIO-II/Exe

Classification: General Central Service, Group ‘C’ (Non-gazetted, Non-Ministerial)

Number of vacancies:

  • UR: 951
  • OBC: 184
  • SC: 109
  • ST: 56
  • Total: 1300

Pay scale: 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.]


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

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 relaxable for departmental candidates’ upto 40 years of age who have rendered 3
years of regular and continuous service.
 The age limit 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 children and dependents of victims of communal riots of 2002 in
Gujarat as per the Govt instructions in this regard issued from time to time.

SERVICE LIABILITY: The post involves All India Service liability.
Therefore, the candidates willing to serve anywhere in India only
need to apply.

EXAMINATION 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 or online

a) Applications should be submitted online through MHA’s website Applications will NOT be accepted through any
other mode.
b) The application portal will be operational from 12.8.17 to 02.9.17
till 2359 hours. Registration done prior to 12.8.17 and after 02.9.17
will not be accepted.
c) Wrong information in any column may lead to the application
getting rejected altogether.
d) The online application is divided into two parts. Part-I relates to the
personal, academic and other particulars of the candidate and
Part-II relates to the payment of exam fee, wherever applicable.
e) 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.
f) Candidates may ensure that the signature uploaded by them are
visible since they (candidates) would be required to append signature on admit cards and attendance sheets during subsequent stages of examination and any variation in signature could render them unfit for the examination.
g) Candidates are advised to submit only one application. Submission of multiple applications may result in cancellation of applications altogether.
h) Before submitting the online application, the candidates must
preview the application to ensure that they have provided correct
information, particularly the email id and uploaded correct photograph and signature. It must also be ensured that the photograph and signature are visible and not hazy/blurred, otherwise the photograph and signature should be uploaded again or the page should be reloaded or refreshed. The online
application should be submitted only after ensuring that the information/photograph/signature is correct.
i) The candidates are required to take the print out of the Registration Slip and note down their registration number and Roll Number (as and when allotted) separately for future reference.
j) Candidates are required to possess an e-mail ID valid for 06 (Six) months which is to be entered in the application form at the time of
online registration.
k) The registration number, admit card/call letter for Tier-I exam, Tier-
II exam and interview and other information related to the
recruitment would be sent to the said email ID provided by the
l) Candidates are advised to ensure that e-mail addresses ending
with are directed to their inbox and not to spam folder or
any other folder. They may also check the spam folder for mails
sent from the helpdesk e-mail i.e. from time
to time.
m)The candidates should possess a facility to take printout of the
Challan Form, if required and Registration Slip.
n) The candidate must also furnish one mobile number for receiving
SMS alerts related to the exam.
o) This office will not be responsible for bouncing of any e-mail or
malfunctioning of the mobile phone number given by the candidate.
p) Candidates are also advised in their own interest to keep checking
their email (inbox as well as spam folder) from time to time for
updates related to the recruitment process.
q) Candidates are NOT required to submit hard copy of their
application forms.
r) Candidates are requested to make sufficient number of passport size coloured photographs (identical to the one uploaded) and carry identity proof in original such as Voter Card, Driving License, Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Identity Card issued by University/College etc. to the examination centre, failing which they shall not be allowed to appear for the examination. The photographs would be required at subsequent stages of recruitment process and pasting/providing a photograph different from the one uploaded my result in cancellation of candidature.

Important Dates: 

The application portal will be operational from 12.8.17 to 02.9.17
till 2359 hours.

Registration done prior to 12.8.17 and after 02.9.17 will not be accepted.



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