(Notification) IB ACIO Exam 2017
Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/Executive
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
||General Central Service, Group ‘C’ (Non-gazetted,
|Number of vacancies
||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.]
||Graduation or equivalent from a recognized
||Knowledge of computers.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
(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
||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.
a) Essay on one of the given topics (30 marks), &
b) English comprehension & précis writing (20 marks).
|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:
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
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
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
c) Wrong information in any column may lead to the application getting rejected
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
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.
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
- 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.