(Notification) IB ACIO (Assistant Central Intelligence Officer) Exam 2017

(Notification) IB ACIO Exam 2017

Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/Executive Exam 2017

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

Applicants are advised to go through all parameters under different paras and sub-paras mentioned below and satisfy themselves about their suitability in terms of age limit, essential qualifications, etc for the post before applying.

DESCRIPTION OF POST

Name of the post ACIO-II/Exe
Classification General Central Service, Group ‘C’ (Non-gazetted, NonMinisterial)
Number of vacancies UR OBC SC ST TOTAL
951 184 109 56 1300
Ex Servicemen 95 19 11 5 130
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.]
Qualification
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.

NOTE:

(ii) (i)The above mentioned posts are not reserved for any category of physically handicapped (HH, OH, VH) persons. Hence, they NEED NOT apply.
(iii) The number of vacancies is provisional and liable to change.
(iv) The appointment to the post will be temporary.
(v) However, appointment in permanent capacity will depend on various factors governing permanent appointment in such posts in force at that time.
(vi) Successful completion of training is mandatory for confirmation to the post of ACIO-II/Exe. .
(v) The eligibility of the candidates in terms of age, educational qualification, caste/category etc. will be determined on the closing date. The candidate must be Graduate or equivalent from a recognized university on or before the closing date, i.e., the final result must be out on or before the closing date, i.e. 2.9.2017 (till 2359 hours) and he/she must have been declared successful in it.

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

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:

Tier/Mode of examination Description of examination Total Marks Times
(Minutes)

Written Exam

Tier-I Objective type MCQs, divided into 4 parts containing 25 questions of 1 marks each on:
a) General Awareness
b) Quantitative aptitude
c) Logical/analytical ability
d) English language.
100 60
Tier-II Descriptive type:
a) Essay on one of the given topics (30 marks), &
b) English comprehension & précis writing (20 marks).
50 60
Interview : 100 marks

4. CENTRE OF EXAMINATION:

The candidate has to opt for one of the centre from 33 centres given below for the Tier-I exam:

Sl.No Center Sl.No Center
1 AGARTALA 18 KOHIMA
2 AHMEDABAD 19 KOLKATA
3 AIZAWL 20 LEH
4 AMRITSAR 21 LUCKNOW
5 BANGALORE 22 MEERUT
6 BHOPAL 23 MUMBAI
7 BHUBANESWAR 24 NAGPUR
8 CHANDIGARH 25 PATNA
9 CHENNAI 26 RAIPUR
10 DEHRADUN 27 RANCHI
11 DELHI 28 SHILLONG
12 GUWAHATI 29 SHIMLA
13 HYDERABAD 30 SILIGURI
14 IMPHAL 31 TRIVANDRUM
15 ITANAGAR 32 VARANASI
16 JAIPUR 33 VIJAYAWADA
17 JAMMU

NOTE 1: While filling in the online application form, the applicant should carefully decide about his/her choice of examination centre.

NOTE 2: Examination centre, once opted, will NOT be changed under any circumstances. Candidates could be accommodated at nearby centres in case of over subscription at a particular centre. However, efforts will be made to accommodate them in nearby centres.

NOTE 3: Applications received from a candidate for more than one Examination Centre would be rejected.

SELECTION OF CANDIDATES:

a) The candidate has to appear in Tier-I at one of the test centres mentioned above.
b) There will be negative marking of ¼ mark for each wrong answer in Tier-I.
c) No marks would be awarded for an un-attempted question.
d) Only those candidates would be called for Tier-II exam who come up to a certain standard in Tier-I. For Tier-II examination, there will be a minimum cut off marks of 33%.
e) The date, time and centre of Tier-II would be intimated to the successful candidates through the application portal as well as Email ID provided at the time of online registration.
f) On the basis of their combined performance in Tier-I and Tier-II, the candidates would be short listed for the interview.
g) The date, time and centre of interview would be intimated to the successful candidates through the application portal as well as Email ID provided at the time of online registration. h) Tier-II exam and interviews would be conducted at a centre by clubbing the candidates of nearby centres.
i) Based on the combined performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and interview, the candidates would be short listed for final selection subject to successful completion of their Character and Antecedent verification followed by medical examination.

HOW TO APPLY:

a) Applications should be submitted online through MHA’s 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, TierII exam and interview and other information related to the recruitment would be sent to the said email ID provided by the candidates.

l) Candidates are advised to ensure that e-mail addresses ending with @nic.in 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. helpdesk.bharti@nic.in 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.

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.

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