The IB ACIO full form is Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer. Intelligence Bureau ACIO Grade-II/ Executive is a General Central Service, Group ‘C’ (Non-gazetted, NonMinisterial) post, and is considered a good job in the Intelligence Bureau. IB ACIO 2021 examination is conducted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to select eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/ Executive in the Intelligence Bureau. In this article, we shall see all important information related to IB ACIO such as Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility criteria, Syllabus, Application Fee, Apply Online, Exam Pattern, Vacancy, Salary, Job profile, etc.
IB ACIO 2021 Notification
MHA released IB ACIO Notification on 18th December 2020 to fill 2000 vacancies for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/ Executive. The Tier 1 exam was conducted in February 2021 and the Result was declared. The Tier 2 exam dates will be out soon. You can download and check the Intelligence Bureau ACIO Grade-II/ Executive notification here below
IB ACIO Grade-II / Executive 2021 Official Notification [Download PDF]
IB ACIO Exam Date 2021
All important dates for the Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/ Executive Examination 2021 exam have been published with its official notification on 18th December 2020. Let’s have a look at the important exam dates.
|Exam Events||IB ACIO Exam Date|
|IB ACIO Official Notification||18th December 2020|
|Online Application Starting Date||19th December 2020|
|Online Application Closing Date||9th January 2021|
|Last Date to Pay Fee (Online)||9th January 2021|
|Last Date to Pay Fee (Offline)||12th January 2021|
|Tier 1 Admit Card||15th February 2021|
|Tier 1 Exam Date||18th, 19th, and 20th February 2021|
|Tier 1 Answer Key||24th February 2021|
|Tier 1 Result||1st April 2021|
|Tier 2 Exam Date||To be notified soon|
|Interview Date||To be notified soon|
IB ACIO Vacancy 2021
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has announced 2000 vacancies for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/ Executive in the Intelligence Bureau. Below are the category-wise vacancy details for Intelligence Bureau ACIO 2021 exam.
|Category||Number of vacancies|
IB ACIO Grade-II / Executive Salary
The pay scale of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/ Executive in the Intelligence Bureau is Rs 44,900/- Rs 1,42,400/- & Central Govt Allowance. The detailed information on the pay scale of an Assistant Central Intelligence Officer is below.
|Pay Scale||Level-7 (Rs 44,900/- Rs 1,42,400/-) in the pay matrix plus admissible central govt allowances.|
|(i) Special Seciruty Allowance @20% of basic pay in addition to other govt allowances
(ii) Cash compensation in lieu of duty performed on holidays subject to a ceiling of 30 days.
IB ACIO Application Fee
The Intelligence Bureau ACIO online application fee has two components, 1) Examination Fee (Rs 100/-) 2) Recruitment Processing Charges (Rs 500/-). Female Applicants of all categories and candidates belonging to SC, ST categories are required to pay Recruitment Processing charges only. Rest all other applicants are required to pay Recruitment Processing charges and Application fee both. Check the below table for more details.
|General, EWS & OBC categories – Male Applicants||Rs 600/-|
|All SC/ST, Female candidates||Rs 500/-|
IB ACIO 2021 Eligibility Criteria
- Bachelor’s Degree in any stream from a recognized university.
- Knowledge of Computers is desirable.
Candidates should between 18 and 27 years. The upper age limit is relaxed for candidates belonging to reserved categories.
IB ACIO Grade-II / Executive Selection Process
The selection process of the Intelligence Bureau ACIO 2021 exam is divided into three phases as below.
- Tier 1 Exam
- Tier 2 Exam
IB ACIO Tier 1 exam is basically a written objective type of exam. The candidates who will clear the Tier 1 exam, will then appear in the Tier 2 exam. The Tier 2 exam is descriptive in nature and to pass the Tier 2 exam, candidates are required to score at least 33% marks (as per the rule). Based on Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam performance, candidates will be called for an interview, which is the final round of selection. The Final merit list will be prepared based on the combined score of Tier I, II & Interview.
IB ACIO Exam Pattern
Tier-1 Exam Pattern
|General Awareness||100||1 Hour|
|Numerical/Logical/analytical ability and reasoning|
Tier-2 Exam Pattern
|English comprehension & précis writing||20|
The interview is the last stage of the exam. Based on the combined score of Tier I & Tier II, candidates will be shortlisted for the Interview, which is for 100 marks.
Note: Candidates appearing in interviews may be subject to the Psychometric/Aptitude Test which will be a part of the interview.
The Final merit list will be prepared based on the combined score of Tier I, II & Interview.
IB ACIO 2021 Admit Card
Intelligence Bureau ACIO Admit card is generally released about two weeks before the Tier 1 exam by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on its official website. IB ACIO 2021 admit card will be issued for only those candidates who have successfully submitted their online application form. Candidates will be able to download their admit cards by logging into their registered accounts using registration/application number and date of birth/password.