IB ACIO Recruitment 2023: In a significant development for aspiring candidates, the Intelligence Bureau (IB) has officially announced the recruitment of 995 Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) Grade-II Executive posts. This opens up a golden opportunity for individuals seeking a challenging and rewarding career in one of the country’s premier intelligence agencies. Here’s a comprehensive guide to the IB ACIO 2023 recruitment process.
Notification and Important Dates: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is set to release the official notification for IB ACIO Grade-II/Executive Examination 2023 on its official website. The online application process is scheduled to commence on November 25, 2023, and eligible candidates have until December 15, 2023, to submit their applications.
IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates aspiring to join IB as ACIO Grade-II Executives must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Matriculation from a recognized board.
- Age between 18 and 25 years as of November 13, 2023.
- Upper age relaxation of 3 and 5 years for OBC and SC/ST candidates, respectively.
IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Vacancy Details
The IB ACIO 2023 recruitment drive offers a total of 995 vacancies, categorized as follows:
- Unreserved (UR): 377
- Scheduled Caste (SC): 134
- Scheduled Tribe (ST): 133
- OBC: 222
- Economically Weaker Section (EWS): 129
IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Application Process
Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) at www.mha.gov.in. The application process involves the following steps:
- Create a new account or log in to an existing account.
- Fill in the online application form with all required details.
- Upload scanned copies of supporting documents.
- Pay the application fee.
- Submit the application form.
Selection Process For IB ACIO Recruitment 2023
The selection process for IB ACIO 2023 involves multiple stages, ensuring a comprehensive assessment of candidates’ capabilities:
- Written Exam (Stage-1): 150 Marks
- Current Affairs
- General Studies
- Numerical Aptitude
- Reasoning and Logical Aptitude
- English Language
- Interview (Stage 2): 100 Marks
- Document Verification (Stage-3)
- Medical Examination (Stage-4)
IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern
The written exam is divided into two tiers:
Tier 1 Exam Pattern:
- Subjects: Current Affairs, General Studies, Numerical Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Aptitude, English Language
- Total Questions: 100
- Total Marks: 100
- Time: 1 hour
Tier 2 Exam Pattern:
- Subjects: Essay Writing, English comprehension & précis writing
- Total Marks: 50
- Time: 1 hour